Mumbai: Docs save seven-year-old by plugging a hole in her skull base

Doctors from Mumbai saved the life of a seven-year-old girl, who was suffering from a rare congenital condition. According to the doctors, in Akanksha’s case, the brain fluid was leaking into her nose, due to a small hole in the skull base. Owing to which, she was suffering from breathlessness. Akanksha was suffering from this […]

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Climate played a role in evolution of the shape of human nose

Climate played a role in evolution of the shape of human nose

Our noses are arguably the most prominent feature on our faces; and, although some people’s noses are more prominent than others, their shape and form is unique to humans. Our noses carry out a number of important roles. Other than the obvious task of shepherding air and aromas into our head, it conditions the air […]

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Pune: After six years, doctors dislodge 8 cm wooden twig that was stuck in boy’s nose

Suraj Savant, resident of Nepal, fell from a tree around six years back. A twig had penetrated his eyes and went inside his nose. The doctors operated and took out half of twig that was protruding out; the stick that was inside the nose could not be removed by several doctors who he had visited. […]

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Woman with nasal congestion, surprises doctors with tooth in nose

Woman with nasal congestion, surprises doctors with tooth in nose

Have you ever had one of those colds where no matter how hard you blow your nose, you still feel congested? That was daily life for a 57-year-old woman in China who had nosebleeds, congestion and inflammation for decades, according to news reports. But the cause of her nasal nuisances wasn’t a lingering cold or […]

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