medical abnormalities

5-Foot-Long Hairball Found Inside 15-Year-Old

It’s called the Rapunzel syndrome, but there’s nothing fairytale-like about the condition. In layman’s terms, it’s a massive hairball that extends from one’s stomach into the small intestine or beyond.

Newser | June 29, 2015 - 2:45 pm

Girl Born Pregnant With Twin Fetuses

Being born pregnant is so rare it has only been documented 200 times, but it does happen. Now researchers are reporting this week in the Hong Kong Medical Journal on…

Newser | February 9, 2015 - 6:15 pm