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  • 2001
  • In 2001, the twins were fitted with artificial skulls to permanently close their heads, and are neurologically normal. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ladan and La
  • The ruling came at the end of an inquest into the deaths of 29-year-old Ladan and Laleh Bijani, who died of massive blood loss during the 50-hour surgery to separate them last July. (walesonline.co.uk)
  • 1989
  • citation needed] In 1989 a musical based on the twins, Twenty Fingers Twenty Toes, with book by Michael Dansicker and Bob Nigro and music and lyrics by Michael Dansicker, premiered at the WPA Theatre and ran for 35 performances. (wikipedia.org)
  • sons
  • Legend says that their father, 'Abd Manaf ibn Qusai, separated his conjoined sons with a sword and that some priests believed that the blood that had flown between them signified wars between their progeny (confrontations did occur between Banu al'Abbas and Banu Ummaya ibn 'Abd Shams in the year 750 AH). (wikipedia.org)
  • Legend says that their father, 'Abd Manaf ibn Qusai, separated his conjoined sons with a sword and that some priests believed that the blood that had flown between them signified wars between their progeny (rivalry between the Hashemite Abbasid Caliphate and the Umayyad Caliphate would indeed reach a bloody climax in the Abbasid Revolution, culminating in 750 CE). (wikipedia.org)
  • mother's
  • This study suggests that either lower blood pressure is indicative of a mother's physiology that is less conducive to survival of a male foetus or that higher blood pressure before pregnancy is less conducive to survival of a female foetus. (punchng.com)
  • vessels
  • Their shared blood vessels and a protective membrane around their brains were carefully separated before the team split into two groups to perform reconstruction involving each patient. (wjhl.com)
  • They did not share any organs, but shared intricate blood vessels that flowed into each other's brains. (wikipedia.org)
  • pregnancy
  • Of note, authors found that intrauterine devices, or IUDs, a T-shaped plastic or copper device that is placed in a woman's uterus to prevent pregnancy, was not associated with blood clots. (go.com)
  • Their blood pressure was checked at around 26 weeks before conception and they were followed through pregnancy. (punchng.com)
  • After adjustment for age, education, smoking, Body Mass Index, waist, cholesterol, triglycerides and glucose, mean systolic blood pressure before pregnancy was found to be higher in women who subsequently had a boy than in those who delivered a girl. (punchng.com)
  • brothers
  • Gan and Tavis Williams are twin brothers that were born of an unnamed Vietnamese woman and an American soldier named Lt. Walter Williams. (wikipedia.org)
  • Joseph Banda and Luka Banda (born January 23, 1997, in Lusaka, Zambia) are twin brothers who used to be conjoined. (wikipedia.org)
  • clots
  • Women who use non-oral hormonal contraceptives, like patches and vaginal rings, may be at higher risk of blood clots than those who take oral forms of birth control, according to a new Danish study published in the journal BMJ. (go.com)
  • They found that women who took birth control pills were at three times the risk of blood clots than those who did not use any type of hormonal birth control, but those who used other types of non-oral hormonal contraceptives were at higher risk. (go.com)
  • Women who used skin patches were at eight times an increased risk of blood clots and those who used vaginal rings had a 6.5 percent increased risk. (go.com)
  • The study suggests that some women talk with their doctor about switching from non-oral hormone contraceptives if they are already at high risk for blood clots. (go.com)
  • People who are overweight, inactive, those who smoke and have a family history of blood clots are all at increased risk. (go.com)
  • But experts noted the limitations of the study, pointing out that the research did not account for excess fat and smoking habits, both recognized risk factors of blood clots. (go.com)
  • While non-oral hormonal contraceptives did indeed show a higher risk of blood clots, Hillard said individuals must consider which option is best and most effective. (go.com)
  • In fact, researchers said they were associated with a reduced risk and may have a protective effect against blood clots. (go.com)
  • pair
  • An 18-member team of physicians and nurses from Keck Medicine of USC and Children's Hospital Los Angeles recently led an international collaboration to separate a pair of 6-month-old conjoined twins in Haiti, the first such operation ever performed in that country. (healthcanal.com)
  • Daisy and Violet Hilton (5 February 1908 - 4 January 1969) were a pair of British conjoined twins. (wikipedia.org)
  • Moscow
  • In reality, the twins had been taken to the Institute of Experimental Medicine in Moscow to be studied and experimented on under laboratory conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • birth
  • Their mother Jill gave birth to the conjoined twins on Dec. 29, 2016 at Texas Children's Pavilion for Women, weighing a combined 9 lbs. 12 oz. (wfaa.com)
  • Rosie had only survived birth due to a shared common artery that enabled her sister Gracie to oxygenate blood for both twins. (wikipedia.org)
  • A medical account of the birth and a description of the twins was provided for the British Medical Journal by physician, James Augustus Rooth, who helped deliver them into the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Their birth was remembered for Hashim being born with one of his toes pressed into the younger twin brother's forehead. (wikipedia.org)
  • systolic
  • Researchers from Italy argued that pre-hypertensive patients should be treated aggressively to reduce their systolic (the top number) blood pressure -- the force that the blood exerts on arteries and which is measured in millimeters of mercury -- to under 130 to avoid full-blown hypertension and potential cardiac problems. (go.com)
  • Higher systolic blood pressure signals she will deliver a boy while lower suggests a girl," says endocrinologist at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Dr. Ravi Retnakaran. (punchng.com)
  • surgery
  • The twins were separated by an 18-member team during a seven-hour surgery. (healthcanal.com)
  • The twins shared a crib until 10 a.m. May 22, when Ketan and her husband, David Bernard, watched as their infant daughters were wheeled into surgery as one. (healthcanal.com)
  • Ten hours later, after the surgery, the parents wept when they next saw the twins - resting in separate cribs. (healthcanal.com)
  • Separating conjoined twins is a very complex surgery followed by a long and complicated recovery, but we are very hopeful for a positive outcome," Dr. Jesse Taylor said in a news release. (wjhl.com)
  • Carson, however, said the team could have stopped the surgery and possibly saved the twins. (walesonline.co.uk)
  • Doctors estimated the twins had only a 50 percent chance of surviving the surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • woman's
  • They say that a woman's blood pressure at around 26 weeks before conception could tell if she will have a boy or a girl. (punchng.com)
  • medical
  • The twins were placed in the Academy of Medical Sciences Pediatric Institute, where a team of Anokhin's physiologists continued to carry out experiments on them for the following six years. (mirror.co.uk)
  • While current guidelines suggest that the 70 million adults in this category are not candidates for drug therapy, a new study published Thursday in the journal the Lancet says that such medical treatment to manage blood pressure could serve these patients better. (go.com)
  • Defying the odds, conjoined twins born critically ill last year in University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago have reached a major milestone: their first birthday. (latimes.com)
  • hospital
  • There is a direct relationship between the usual levels of blood pressure and the risk of major cardiovascular events, according to epidemiological studies," said Dr. Paolo Verdecchia, from the Hospital S. Maria della Misericordia and ANMO Research Centre in Italy and lead author of the study, which was funded by the pharmaceutical companies Boehringer-Ingelheim, Sanofi-Aventis and Pfizer. (go.com)
  • Perhaps] our targets are too conservative in the treatment of patients with higher blood pressure," said Dr. Randall Zusman, director of the hypertension program at the Massachusetts General Hospital Heart Center. (go.com)
  • Raffles hospital separated another set of conjoined twins Ji Hye and Sa Rang. (wikipedia.org)
  • parents
  • The case raised several legal, ethical and religious dilemmas including whether it would be permissible to kill one of the children to save the other, and whether it was permissible to act against the wishes of the twins' parents. (wikipedia.org)
  • explains
  • Danielle explains to Philip that her twin sister Dominique had arrived to visit because it is their birthday, and also asks him to go to the drug store to pick up some more pills. (wikipedia.org)
  • whose
  • Current heart health guidelines suggest that healthy adults whose blood pressure is higher than normal but below a level that would pose a significant risk for cardiovascular disease are not the best candidates for drug therapy. (go.com)
  • The family is now asking anyone who wants to help the twins to instead make a donation to a friend whose child is in need of a kidney transplant. (kdvr.com)
  • Rivadavia also described Bonded by Blood as "an album whose influence far exceeds its actual notoriety, and it remains a crucial piece of the thrash metal puzzle - essential. (wikipedia.org)
  • In contrast to its nearly wordless predecessor, "The Blood-Clot Boy" features an arch, loquacious narrator whose words appear in typeset captions interspersed among the panels, conveying a story Paul Gravett compared to "some nasty Struwelpeter [sic]-style primer to terrify children into good behaviour. (wikipedia.org)
  • The plot focuses on a French Canadian model whose separated Conjoined twin is suspected of a brutal murder witnessed by a newspaper reporter in Staten Island. (wikipedia.org)
  • experiments
  • Experiments included packing one twin in ice to bring their temperature down to near-fatal levels while observing temperature changes in the other twin, burning them, starving them, depriving them of sleep and electrocuting them in time with a metronome to test their reflexes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Total blood volume is exchanged approximately ten times per day in rat experiments using parabiosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • One limitation of the experiments is that outbred rats cannot be used because it can lead to a significant loss of pairs due to intoxication of the blood supply from a dissimilar rat. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • When the twins were born, their mother was told they required full-time care from the State. (wikipedia.org)
  • Death
  • The full title of Williams' painting is "An Allegory of Contradictions Revealing Serendipity Purveyors of Mirth Presenting a Tableau of Blood and Grease Paint in a Circusian Clash to the Death", while the colloquial title is "Duelling Bimbos. (wikipedia.org)
  • back
  • They were born joined at the waist at a 180-degree angle with two heads, two torsos, two arms and one leg each, and a third, vestigial limb at the back The Soviet physiologist Pyotr Anokhin was studying the separate roles of the nervous system and the blood system on the body's ability to adjust to conditions such as prolonged sleep deprivation, extreme hunger, and extreme temperature change. (wikipedia.org)
  • health
  • However, if they were left conjoined, then Gracie's health-which was already rapidly deteriorating-was predicted to fail before they were six months old. (wikipedia.org)
  • times
  • Tubes were routinely inserted into their stomachs to monitor gastric juices and blood was taken from them three times a day. (wikipedia.org)
  • this repeats many times before the Blood-clot boy finally defeats his nemesis. (wikipedia.org)
  • girl
  • Outside the house, the Blood-clot boy meets a young girl and tells her to perform a ritual that will revive him if he should die in his encounter with the Man-eater, who is revealed to be an apple-cheeked, kindly-looking old man. (wikipedia.org)
  • signals
  • That result verifies that the paired rat decreased its eating in a direct response to the signals in the blood from the rat with the lesion. (wikipedia.org)
  • researchers
  • Through surgically connecting two animals, researchers can prove that the feedback system in one animal is circulated and affects the second animal via blood and plasma exchange. (wikipedia.org)
  • In order to prove that the two animals were sharing blood, researchers injected dye into the veins of one rat and the pigment would show up in the conjoined rat. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • Heart experts said the study supports a common sense approach to managing blood pressure, which is to keep it as low as possible. (go.com)
  • daughters
  • The wealthy Count and Countess Borovsky give their lovely conjoined twin daughters' hand in marriage, along with their home and fortune, to a visitor who claims to be a distant family relative. (wikipedia.org)
  • After hearing of his "parent"'s plight, the Blood-clot boy kills the son-in-law and the twin daughters. (wikipedia.org)
  • cardiovascular
  • Research has shown that blood pressure and other cardiovascular risk factors such as diabetes, obesity, elevated cholesterol, can affect your memory and your thinking ability in the future. (go.com)