Face Transplants Raise New Challenges and Opportunities
"The opportunity to use a transplant to cure that failure of tissue in one operation is a very hopeful development for a patient that otherwise is facing a very bleak future with significant disabilities or deformities," says Dr. Rolf Barth, who worked ...
U.S. News & World Report - Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:08

Book review: 'Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights,' by Katha Pollitt
... but this is my attempt to broaden her audience beyond the predictable cast for her small, powerful book. “People think of pregnant women as weak and vulnerable, but when I was pregnant with my daughter I felt as if I could put my hand in fire and ...
Washington Post - Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:45



Doctors transform the hands of boy born without thumbs
People can obviously survive without thumbs, but even simple tasks become very challenging, said Dr. Bobby Chhabra, an orthopedic surgeon and co-founder of the University of Virginia Hand Center. Certain genetic disorders can cause deformities in the ...
Today.com - Thu, 13 Nov 2014 07:12

Medical marijuana, euthanasia, prostitution, same-sex marriage — survey finds ...
Her current medications produce a slew of side-effects including mood swings, body hair growth, facial deformities, sedation, impaired memory, slurred speech, decreased co-ordination, confusion, dizziness, and headaches. “The main message that we want ...
Herald Sun - Sat, 22 Nov 2014 05:40

White Lake woman asks for community's help to be able to smile
It's because she was born with the rare neurological disorder Poland-Mobius syndrome, which causes lack of facial expression, hearing impairment, limited eye movement and hand and feet deformities. On her fund-raising page, Baker said, “As I was ...
The Morning Sun - Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:37



Wausau 9-year-old swimmer stars in documentary promo
... born with hand and feet deformities is helping promote a documentary that highlights the power of the mind in athletic performance. Sydney Wagman was born with polysyndactyly, a congenital condition in which some of the fingers in her hands were ...
Wausau Daily Herald - Fri, 14 Nov 2014 21:13



Shock and awwwww at deformities
Barnum and Norman were far more notorious for cashing in on human deformity; though they protested it wasn't exploitation but make-a-living assistance. Barnum notoriously faked the age of a child dwarf he named Tom Thumb and reportedly had drinking ...
Southland Times - Sun, 09 Nov 2014 07:56



The Global GMO Food War against Humanity. Devastating Health and ...
Never having witnessed such large numbers of deformed pigs before, Pedersen realized that it was after switching three years earlier to Monsanto's GMO feed– which had been grown with glyphosate–that these birth defects began to appear. Pedersen had the ...
Center for Research on Globalization - Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:22


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