Doctors find giant air pocket where part of man’s brain should be. After suffering from some fairly mild symptoms, one unlucky guy from Northern Ireland took a trip to the hospital, only to find out he had an apple-sized air bubble in his skull. As explained in a case report called...
Medical experts baffled by mysterious lung disease killing dentists. Friday's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report reveals eight dentists and a dental technician were treated for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis at a Virginia care center between 2000 and 2015. They make up about 1% of the 894 IPF cases handled by the...
A beloved Houston daycare teacher is readjusting to a new life after his foot was amputated due to a flesh-eating bacteria. Raul Reyes, 26, remains hospitalized after the amputation of his right foot Feb. 23. He's been using a walker to get around and is in good spirits. His wife...
Florida's Dustin Snyder battling cancer dies weeks after fulfilling wish to wed his high school sweetheart. We have sad news to pass along about a teen with cancer whose wish was to marry his high school sweetheart. On Friday, we learned 19-year-old Dustin Snyder passed away. Snyder was battling a rare...
Low-Fat, Low-Carb Diet Study Shows They Work About the Same. Some colleagues had broken out data from a 2008 diet study that seemed to indicate that people might lose more weight on low-fat or low-carbohydrate diets based on their genes. It didn’t include very many people, however, so Gardner and colleagues...
A WOMAN has become the first person in the world to have her eyes infested with a parasitic WORM usually found in cattle and dogs. Abby Beckley, 28, thought she had a stray lash under her eyelid when she was two weeks into a fishing boat trip in Alaska. In an...
Dutch law to make everyone organ donors unless they opt out. The Netherlands has passed a controversial new law making everyone a potential organ donor unless they specifically opt out. Similar donation laws already exist in Spain, Belgium and France. The Netherlands narrowly passed new legislation on Tuesday that will register...
Chemical found in McDonald's fries could cure baldness, researchers say. FOR years men have been searching for the cure for baldness and finally scientists may have the answer - McDonald’s fries. Scientists have discovered that the chemicals used to cook McDonald’s French fries may assist with hair regrowth. According to MSN News,...
Dustin Snyder and Sierra Siverio are getting married this weekend. Valrico 19-year-old Dustin Snyder is battling a rare form of cancer: synovial sarcoma. Doctors tell him there's no treatment, and he doesn’t have much time left. He's done as much as he could since he got the news. But he has one...
Emanuel Zayas dies after undergoing surgery to remove 10-pound tumor from his face. Zayas, 14, died Friday night, his doctors and relatives announced. And the news of his death spread sadness through the social networks where many people had been tracking his progress from desperation to encouragement. Dr. Robert Marx, head of...