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British woman allergic to water

March 13th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) A 27-year-old British woman suffers from an extremely rare condition where she is allergic to water and even her tears and perspiration.Katie Dell - a resident ... Read more...

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23-year-old woman ages 50 years in just days!

October 13th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) A 23-year-old woman claims that she aged by 50 years in just days. Her story has sparked an internet debate asking if such rapid ageing is ... Read more...

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Court allows Australian kids to get castrated

November 15th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 15 (IANS) Two Australian children, diagnosed with a rare syndrome that affects kidneys and genitalia and can lead to cancer, have been allowed by a court to have their testes ... Read more...

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Drug to prevent exercise-induced arrhythmias identified

March 30th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 30 (ANI): Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers have found that a drug can prevent potentially lethal arrhythmias caused due to exercise or stress, called CPVT.Patients with CPVT experience abnormally rapid ... Read more...

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Study on rare syndrome sheds light on obesity, blood pressure

March 4th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 4 (ANI): Researchers focussing on the rare genetic disorder Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS), have identified a clue to show how resistance to the hormone leptin might disrupt the brain signals ... Read more...

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