Doctors Grow New Face on Girl’s Chest

17-year-old Xu Jianmei’s face was disfigured in a fire when she was 5 and she lost her chin, eyelids and one ear. However, after 12 years, the girl is able to smile for the first time as doctors have succeeded in growi...

Positive Signs for HIV Cure

Two studies published in the journal, Nature, found that injecting a round of potent antibiotics into monkeys that were infected with a hybrid version of the HIV virus, caused the virus in their bodies to drop to very lo...

Swaddling Babies May Lead to Hip Problems

Swaddling is a traditional method used to help babies fall asleep. However, Dr. Nicholas Clarke, professor and consultant orthopeadic surgeon from the University of Southampton said that swaddling a baby can lead to hip ...

World’s Tallest Man Weds

Sultan Kosen, 30, who currently holds the ‘World’s tallest man’ title in the Guinness World Records, has married 20-year-old Merve Dibo in his native Turkey. Kosen stands at 8 feet 3 inches (251.5 centimetres) whil...

The Return of Leprosy

Kuala Lumpur… Leprosy, a disease, believed to have been banished from Malaysian shores, has apparently resurfaced due to the “import” of foreign workers. Malaysia’s Minister of Health Datuk Seri Dr. S. Subramania...

Mental Health Stigma A Major Issue

Kuching… Stigma is a major issue when it comes to mental health problems, according to Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye, Chairman of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. He adds that stigmatization makes peopl...