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...
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...
Moving lump on woman's face turns out to be a worm?. Over five days, a 32-year-old woman in Russia took selfies to document a strange lump on her face that moved from under her left eye to above it and then later to her lip. She finally visited a physician...
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,...
Between the brisk cold and the holiday cheer, many of us get a little red in the face this time of year. But for some people of Asian descent, a New Year’s toast – or even a few beers after work – will trigger a bright red blush known...
Ryan Joseph, a high school sophomore in California has been left paralyzed from the neck down and unable to breathe on his own after being injured during a wrestling match. Ryan Joseph of College Park High School in Pleasant Hill was wrestling in a junior varsity match Jan. 10 when...
US Researchers have created natural-looking hair that grows through the skin, in what is being billed as a breakthrough to cure baldness. Scientists from Sanford Burnham Prebys in California achieved the growth using human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs). The findings were presented at an annual meeting of the International Society...
The picture of a Chinese surgeon sleeping in the operation room while re-attaching a patient’s arm went viral on the country’s social media, recently. In the photo, orthopedic surgeon Luo Shanpeng, who works at No. 6 People's Hospital of Guiyang in south-eastern China's Guizhou Province, was seen squatting down by...
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...
Japan city issues emergency alert to recall deadly blowfish packages. Eating the toxic parts of the fugu fish can lead to numbness, paralysis, respiratory problems and often an agonizing death while conscious. The meat is highly regulated. A central Japanese city has used its emergency loudspeaker system to warn residents to...