Men’s beards carry more germs than dog fur, find researchers

A new Swiss study has found that men with beards carry more germs than dogs

Men’s beards carry more germs than dog fur, find researchersStudy author professor Andreas Gutzeit told the BBC that the researchers found a significantly higher count of germs and bacteria in men’s beards than dogs’ fur. Researchers from the Hirslanden Clinic in Switzerland took swabs from the facial fuzz of 18 men and the necks of 30 dogs, across a range of breeds, and compared […]

Bangladesh: ‘Tree Man’ readmitted to hospital due to relapse of his rare disease  

A patient in Bangladesh known as ‘tree man’ underwent extensive surgeries last year to remove wood-like warts from his hands and feet. Now, however, he says the unusual growths are starting to come back

Bangladesh: ‘Tree Man’ readmitted to hospital due to relapse of his rare disease  A year ago Abul Bajandar, a Bangladeshi rickshaw-puller dubbed ‘tree-man’ for the bark-like growths that once covered his body, appeared to have made a full recovery from the rare condition that has afflicted him for a decade. He had undergone extensive surgeries last year to remove wood-like warts from his hands and feet. But twelve […]

Shocking: Doctors found blades, glass pieces and coins inside his body

You must have heard about children swallowing a coin, mud and so on. But, you will be shocked to know that doctors of Sanjay Gandhi Medical College and Hospital from Rewa District of Madhya Pradesh, have performed a surgery on a man, who used to consume nails, a steel chain to tie dogs, blades, glass pieces and coins

Shocking: Doctors found blades, glass pieces and coins inside his body28-year-old, Raju Pratap, (name changed), complained of stomach ache and was admitted to Sanjay Gandhi Medical College & Hospital in Rewa. He developed a habit of swallowing metals out of depression and his family wasn’t aware of it. But when he began to experience unbearable  stomach ache. His parents saw his swollen abdomen and took him […]

Mumbai man suffers rare delusion of being a crow

A 30-year-old paranoid schizophrenia patient suffers from the delusion of being a crow. He has been undergoing treatment for the past seven years

Mumbai man suffers rare delusion of being a crowThe patients and staff around psychiatry OPD number 21 at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital (LTMG), Mumbai, were confronted by a puzzling ‘crow man’ Thursday. Mitesh Santani (name changed) has the unusual delusion of being a crow and his condition has baffled the doctors at the hospital. “In my entire practice, I have never seen anyone […]