Another chance at life
Fortunately the Princess Sirindhorn Craniofacial Centre is on hand to help. Set up by King Chulalongkorn Hospital in 1986, it is the first and only craniofacial centre in Thailand and indeed Southeast Asia to be equipped with experienced healthcare ...
The Nation - Sun, 29 Mar 2015 10:26

Outsider's Look Inside Boston Marathon Bomber's Trial
Jahar's face is somewhat contorted, one of his eyebrows is caught in an overly arched position, he walks with a limp over a long stride, his left hand is affixed and curled unnaturally towards the ground, while his forearm faces upward. These physical ...
Huffington Post - Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:48

UW applies for permission to perform face transplants
SEATTLE -- Local doctors could soon offer a surgery that is both rare and remarkable. The University of Washington Medical Center applied for permission to perform face transplants. The surgery has only been done nine times in the U.S., but when it's ...
KOMO News - Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:22

Put the Pedal to the Pavement on April 3 and Walk to Work During National Walk ...
On the other hand, research also shows that being physically active helps control blood pressure and blood sugar and lowers bad cholesterol while increasing good cholesterol. It lowers the risk of heart attacks and stroke, developing type 2 diabetes ...
PR Web (press release) - Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:04

How to Manage the Club Foot: Birth to Maturity
To manage this problem, owners should restrict affected foals to small paddocks and hand-massage the large muscle bellies above the carpus (knee). Applying full-limb bandages can also help the muscle bellies associated with ... In contrast, an acquired ... - Wed, 25 Mar 2015 05:00

"It's Very Cool": 3-D "Super-Hand" for Pint-Sized Boy
Children born with deformities have had to rely on heavy, limited prosthesis to do the things other kids do -- until now. The 3-D printing technology is changing all of that. "An old prosthetic weighed about 15 pounds, which is about Jonny's whole ...
NBC Southern California - Thu, 19 Mar 2015 18:53

Paper Mill's The Hunchback of Notre Dame Packs Emotional Punch
Quasimodo ventures to the Festival, where his deformities earn him the title “King of Fools.” But the crowd quickly turns on him, pelts him with ... This visual sleight of hand is cute, but seems a little out of place. From there Quasimodo, Phoebus and ...
Baristanet - Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:31

Raising funds to ease her illness
It can cause cancer, hearing loss, learning disabilities, epilepsy, bone deformities, vision impairment and chronic pain. In her decision to ... Instead of a loom, Fillmore creates the new bracelets by hand from instructions she found on YouTube. So ... - Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:54

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