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Woman with 10 stone legs

The strange case of the woman with 10 stone legs.   It is not uncommon for people to blame their weight gain on glandular problems. But what if the opposite was true? Imagine a scenario where even your own doctors refuse to believe that you are truly experiencing a troubling medical condition. You might even

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Man lives for over a year without a heart

A 25 year old man has lived for over a year with no beating human heart – and still managed to play basketball. Stan Larkin from Michigan, USA spent 550 days totally supported by an artificial  heart known as a “Syncardia” – which he carried around in a backpack – after his heart was removed

Blue Skin Man

The strange medical condition that can turn your skin blue.   Paul Karason used to be fair skinned but then something freaky happened – his skin turned blue. A bizarre medical condition turned Karasson’ red hair white and turned his skin dark with a blueish tinge. Karason, from Oregon, said he didn’t realise his skin

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Seasick for 3 Years

Anyone who has ever taken a boat trip on rocky oceans will know how really terrible sea sickness can be. Now imagine having that feeling of nausea every single day. That’s what one  grandmother with a strange syndrome has to suffer.   British grandmother Diane Morley has felt permanently seasick since going on a cruise to celebrate her 62nd birthday in 2012 & developing motion sickness. Now 64-years-old,