Category Archives: Medicine

Edward Mordrake: The Man With Two Faces (video)

Edward Mordrake: The Man With Two Faces

Edward Mordake (or Edward Mordrake) was reportedly the 19th century heir to an English peerage. He supposedly had an extra face on the back of his head, which could neither eat nor speak, although it could laugh and cry. Edward begged doctors to have his “demon head” removed, because, supposedly, it whispered satanist language to

44-year-old fetus has found in 84-year-old woman

44-year-old fetus has found in 84-year-old woman

Brazilian retiree (82) from Natividad has complained of stomach pains and dizziness and X-ray doctors have seen in her womb calcified 44-year-old fetus stopped developing somewhere between 20th and 28th week. It turned out that the woman has been pregnant for the last 44 years but at one point in her pregnancy she felt severe

Amazing: Baby grabs surgeon’s finger

Baby grabbing surgeon's finger

This heartwarming photograph was taken at The Vanderbilt University in Memphis, while surgeons were operating a pregnant woman whose baby was diagnosed with spina bifida. Amazing photo of even more amazing event is placed on the website Pinterest.com. During the life-saving procedure the 21-week fetus reached his hand through the incision and grabbed his rescuer’s

A revolutionary new blood test tells us how long we will live

A revolutionary new blood test tells us how long we will live

Scientists have discovered a chemical “fingerprint” that reveals the secrets of longevity. This simple blood test provides basic information to newborn’s parents about potential diseases in the old age. Further studies could lead to drug development and prevention of various diseases that are more common in the elderly, such as problems with the heart or

31-Year Old Brazilian Woman Looks Like a 9-Month Baby

31-Year Old Brazilian Woman Looks Like a 9-Month Baby

We bring to you the curious case of a real-life Benjamin Button, with a twist. A Brazilian woman, who has neither aged, nor is getting any younger. Born on May 7, 1981, Maria Audete do Nascimento still has the body of a baby. Maria belongs to a poor family, living in a mud house in