Manushi’s journey from 400 gms to 2,400 gms

Baby Manushi is the smallest baby ever to survive not in India but also in South Asia, claimed Jivanta Children’s Hospital, Udaypur. Doctors call her a ‘miracle baby’ and said, "She’s fought, fought and fought against all the odds. But she’s made it." Today, Manushi was discharged and she weighed close to 2,400 grams

Manushi’s journey from 400 gms to 2,400 gmsBaby Manushi weighed 400 grams and measured just 8.6 inches when she was born, her minuscule feet only slightly bigger than a fingernail. She was not breathing when she was born. But the couple decided to fight to keep her alive. She was born to a couple after 35 years of their marriage. Manushi’s mother’s […]

‘Tree man’ holds daughter for first time after 16 operations for rare disorder

The 27-year-old former rickshaw driver is one of only four people in the world to be diagnosed with epidermodysplasia verruciformis, an extremely rare genetic condition dubbed “tree-man disease”

‘Tree man’ holds daughter for first time after 16 operations for rare disorderA Bangladeshi father dubbed the “tree man” because of the bark-like warts that once covered his body will soon be able to leave hospital after ground breaking treatment for one of the world’s rarest diseases. Abul Bajandar has undergone at least 16 operations to remove 5kg (11 pounds) of growths from his hands and feet […]