Doctors in India remove brain tumor big as a ‘second head’

Surgeons in India have successfully removed a 4-pound, 2-ounce brain tumor that they believe to be the world’s largest. The seven-hour procedure on shopkeeper Santlal Pal took place on February 14. In addition to cutting away the growth, doctors had to remove skull bone that had moved into the brain. (India Photo Agency/SWNS.com) […]

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Wendy Williams is the latest celebrity with Graves’ disease

Wendy Williams isn’t alone in her fight against Graves’ disease, the immune system disorder that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones. The feisty 53-year-old talk show host announced the diagnosis on her show Wednesday. She added that, per doctors’ orders, she’s taking three weeks off. “I was pissed, she said, […]

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Doctors blast Trump's mental illness focus to fight violence

Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting. “The concept that mental illness is a precursor to violent behavior is nonsense,” said Dr. Louis Kraus, forensic psychiatry chief at Chicago’s Rush University Medical College. “The vast majority […]

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