Does your face need a workout? Here’s what you need to know

Sounds great. But is it true? Should your workouts extend above the neck as well as below? And will those exercises really do anything for those wrinkles, sagging jowls, or double chin? “The first thing to know is that there really aren’t any good, rigorous, scientific studies that verify claims that face workouts are effective,” […]

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Mumbai: Unlocked phone helps save stroke-affected person’s life

Doctors at Wockhardt hospital, Mumbai Central successfully treated 45-year-old business man Mr Nitin Kamat who was admitted for a brain stroke while going to work during morning hours. Nitin Kamat (name changed), as per his routine was on his way to office. While on his way he got a sudden stroke. An unknown person saw […]

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This man is the only person in the world to receive two face transplants

This man is the only person in the world to receive two face transplants

A man in Paris has become the world’s first to successfully receive two facial transplants. Jérôme Hamon, 43, underwent his first face transplantation procedure in 2010 to treat neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder characterised by the growth of tumours along nerves in the skin, brain and other parts of the body. Yet Hamon’s body rejected the […]

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Mumbai doctor performs radio surgery in just 23 minutes

  Ibrahim Khan, an 83-year-old senior citizen, was treated with radio surgery in just 23 minutes. Two years ago, Khan was diagnosed with Trigeminal neuralgia (a chronic pain condition that affects the trigeminal nerve, which carries sensation from your face to your brain. If you have trigeminal neuralgia, even mild stimulation of your face — […]

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Mysterious case of Italian woman who sweats blood baffles doctors

Mysterious case of Italian woman who sweats blood baffles doctors

A young woman in Italy has a rare and mysterious condition that causes her to sweat blood, according to a new report of her case. The 21-year-old told her doctors that, over the last three years, she periodically experienced bleeding from her face and palms, without any cuts or skin lesions. These bleeding episodes typically […]

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