The Elephant Man disease or otherwise known as Proteus syndrome causes disproportionate growth of tissues such as skin, bone, vascular and fatty tissue. The genetic condition is not passed on from parent to child but is caused by a sporadic mutation or change in a gene called AKT1.
At present, there is an overwhelming number of children from heroin addict parents, seeking for foster care.
The procedure can prevent the sickness from happening for years but the treatment is both unpleasant and dangerous.
Cancer treatment for brain tumours, prostate cancer and breast cancer, could be revolutionised in the UK. A new cancer treatment centre prepare to open in 2018.
The experimental vaccine is being developed by two London companies who are looking for 60 volunteers to start the clinical trials. The Phase 1 clinical trial is expected to be complete by summer 2018.
A new vaccine is being tested to protect against all insect-borne diseases. Th vaccine is being formulated using mosquito saliva.
A gaming system was designed and developed to help children suffering from cerebral palsy improve hand functions.
The medical board cited abuse of care with six patients when they revoked his license.
Battle with current therapies that are limited for progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) in younger patients, this study provides a possible new avenue for treatment. Amidst significant risks of the study, it still shows promise to prevent progression for MS.
Wild hippos are used to spending 16 hours a day in water, the pool helps with coordination in the water. It's one of the many activities to help Fiona grow and get stronger.
Researchers found the potential use of human fat cells in anti-aging treatments.
Breastfeeding helps a mother and a baby bond. It was very fortunate Sarah Boyle chose to breastfeed otherwise her illness may not have been discovered.
An accumulation number of older people come to represent an emerging frontier in the use of marijuana for medical purposes. Some nursing homes have turned to this alternative medication but some still use prescrilption drugs.
Toxic metals can cause damage at the cellular level by initiating oxidative stress. This damage can contribute to the development of many diseases and health problems.