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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

8 Terrifying Instruments Old-Time Doctors Used on Your Junk

Terrifying Instruments Old-Time Doctors Used on Your Junk - Lawsons Vaginal Washer

There were all sorts of reasons not to go to the doctor back in the old days, back when their bags were full of mercury vials and hacksaws. And when the often puritanical patients had problems “down there” they were probably even more hesitant. Thankfully, the world of quack medicine has always been around to

Hard to stomach: Doctors remove hairball weighing FOUR POUNDS from intestines of student, 19, who ate her locks and chalk during lessons

Hard to stomach: Doctors remove hairball weighing FOUR POUNDS from intestines of student, 19, who ate her locks and chalk during lessons

When a teenager complained that she hadn’t been able to eat or drink for days, doctors decided they should look into the problem. And what they found would put anyone off their dinner – a ball of hair weighing almost four pounds stuck between her stomach and small intestine. Medics in India discovered that the

New nose revealed for girl, 10, mauled by raccoon as a baby as first reconstructive surgery to repair her face hailed a success

New nose revealed for girl, 10, mauled by raccoon as a baby as first reconstructive surgery to repair her face hailed a success

Photographs have been released showing Charlotte Ponce’s new nose after the 10-year-old who had part of her face chewed off by a raccoon underwent reconstructive surgery last week. The brave Spring Lake, Michigan, girl spent eight hours in surgery as doctors tried to repair the horrific damage she suffered as a baby, in the first

Will study of the Elephant Man’s skeleton reveal the cause of his extreme disfigurement 122 years after his death?

Joseph Merrick the Elephant Man and his skeleton which could hold the key to his condition

For over a century scientists have been baffled by what caused the terrible disfigurement of the Elephant Man Joseph Merrick. But now they will attempt to unlock the secret of his suffering by analysing DNA from his bones – and hope to finally diagnose his condition. Researchers intend to carry out tests next month to