In a rare case, father passes on HIV to newborn son

After a 4-year-old boy in Portugal was diagnosed with HIV, the biggest question was how he got the infection. His mother, for example, didn’t have it (women with HIV can pass the virus to babies). An investigation revealed a surprising source: leaky blisters on the boy’s father’s skin. The new report, published Sept. 20 in […]

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Woman fractures eye socket while blowing her nose

About a year ago, a 36-year-old woman entered London’s North Middlesex University Hospital experiencing all of the tell-tale signs of a fist-fight. She was bleeding from the nose, complaining of vision loss and experiencing swelling and extreme pain on the left side of her face, according to a recent case report published in The BMJ. […]

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In a rare case, girl loses ovaries due to negligence

In a rare case, girl loses ovaries due to negligence 

Ten days ago, doctors at Sassoon hospital successfully operated her on what is known in medical terminology as ‘ovarian auto-amputation’. It has reported a rare case in which the neglect for an abdominal pain has caused a 13 year old girl to lose her ovaries. Ovarian auto-amputation is a condition which leads to twist of […]

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