Twins joined at the head successfully

A pair of twins who were joined at the head underwent a successful 10-hour separation surgery that involved 22 doctors and nurses, Central European News (CEN) reported. The twin girls, Tuqa and Yakeen, are said to be doing well. “The twins were joined at the head and that meant...

Hand Transplants To Be Offered

Patients across the UK will be able to have hand transplants on the NHS, health officials have said. Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust will begin assessing suitable adult candidates and performing the “highly complex procedure” from April. Hand transplants offer patients...

Laser surgery prevents

Collin May, 18, loves riding bikes, going fishing and playing video games. He has dreams of joining the United States Marine Corps, but a serious medical condition— epilepsy— has kept him from all that. “At night I would have the seizures and wouldn’t get a lot of sleep...

Tumors Force 11-Year-Old Boy

After Lewis Deakin, an 11-year-old boy in the United Kingdom, had several benign tumors grow in the arteries of his chest thanks to a condition called arteriovenous malformation, he became the first child in the country to undergo a mastectomy—and he’s taking it all in stride.   “He...

African Boy Undergo Facial Surgery

Dunia Sibomana was considered the lucky one two years ago when a group of chimpanzees jumped from the trees and attacked him and two other boys as they played near a preserve in their native Democratic Republic of the Congo. Dunia, unlike the others, survived. But he was severely...