MED-Penile-Reconstruction (with art; also see Freedom-Project-Operation-Hope)
It was a horrific act that brought the boy to an operating room in Johns Hopkins Children's Center in Baltimore. A gang on the streets of Dhaka, Bangladesh, had cut off his penis and a testicle. He was only 7 at the time. "As far as an injury committed by one person against another, to a child, this is the most severe genital injury that I've ever seen in 23 years of doing this," Dr. John Gearhart, a pediatric urologist, told CNN. Gearhart and pediatric plastic surgeon Dr. Richard Redett volunteered their time to reconstruct the boy's penis.
MED-Morning-Sickness (with art)
Whenever there's a royal wedding, waiting for the news that a royal heir is on the way is always the next step. Less than two years after Britain's Prince William wed his bride Catherine Middleton, word of a royal pregnancy was eagerly anticipated. Now we know Catherine is having a baby. But the world didn't find out in the form of a photo revealing a conspicuous baby bump. Rather, the news broke when Buckingham Palace announced Monday the Duchess of Cambridge has been "admitted ... to King Edward VII Hospital in Central London with hyperemesis gravidarum," - which means excessive vomiting during pregnancy. As most mothers can attest, feeling nauseated during pregnancy is not unusual, so why is the duchess hospitalized?
Breath test could detect colorectal cancer.
MED-Coach-Cancer (with art)
Coach beats his cancer, and learns to give back.
New applications of a genetic test could help parents learn more about the genetics of their unborn children.
As they move from their early teens to their late teens, kids no longer want to be pals with Mom and Dad. Teenage boys are much less likely than girls to initiate conversations with their parents. And moms baby their sons. Not exactly news flashes, you say? But we're not talking about real life here, exactly. We're talking about Facebook.
Yes, critics of the sometimes disposable nature of today's tech world, it's come to this. You can now eat your iPhone case. The price of a crunchy treat that also (theoretically) protects your most precious of mobile gadgets? $81.
It's been hailed for its succinctness and blamed for everything from sore thumbs to the decline of conversation. Love it or hate it, the text message is 20 years old.
The "shutter shades" most recently popularized by fashion-conscious rapper Kanye West are in the midst of a transformation from flash-in-the-pan style accessory to a clever technological learning aid that its makers hope will encourage more people to learn the art of computer coding.