Tag: ‘giant’

Toddler with giant hands is forced to have liposuction

The toddler with giant hands: Two-year-old with a rare condition that causes fluid to build-up in her body is forced to have LIPOSUCTION to reduce the size of her fists Cora Ruben has lymphedema – when the lymphatic system doesn’t work well Endured massages and compression bandages, but her fists still grew Expert discovered her

Study shows ‘giant’ problem looms for ageing population

Urgent attention needs to be paid to frail older New Zealanders’ oral health, a University of Otago study has highlighted. In a world first, Otago researchers surveyed the oral health of 987 people living in aged residential care and found those with dementia, and older men in general, have dirtier and more decayed teeth. Otago