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A seven-year-old girl who was born with her heart outside her chest is heading to the US in hope of having a life changing operation. Virsaviya Borun-Goncharova suffers from thoraco-abdominal syndrome or Pantalogy of Cantrell, which affects just five in a million people....


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A father suffering from a genetic condition has hundreds of bubble-like tumours covering his entire body. Shadot Hossain is believed to be suffering from neurofibromatosis - which cause non-cancerous lumps to crop up. But he is in a race against time to secure surgery which will remove the tumours, saving his eyesight. Without an operation to slice away the growths, the 47-year-old could permanently lose his vision. Covering the entire length of his body, the tumours are so severe he cannot wear clothing on his top half and struggles to feed himself. And his extreme appearance means even his own 12-year-old son, Abdullah, shies away from looking at him....


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'I have lost 260LBS, but I STILL feel disgusting': Obese people who shed massive amounts of weight risk their lives to get rid of their unsightly excess skin in gripping reality series A group of individuals who have collectively lost nearly 5,000lbs are going under the knife to have their unsightly excess skin removed on the series Skin Tight. The second season of the dramatic TLC reality show airs on March 1, and features 20 men and women who have lost hundreds of pounds each but are still weighed down by the skin that is hanging from their figures. 'This skin is a prison,' one man admits in the heartbreaking preview for the upcoming season....



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The Human Snake: Girl, 16, who sheds her skin every six weeks has been thrown out of school because classmates are scared of her Shalini Yadav, 16, suffers from Erythroderma, a condition that dries out the skin Needs to soak every hour and apply cream every three - but family can't afford it She has now been thrown out of school because her appearance scares others Her desperate mother, Devkunwar, says the condition is 'taking her life bit by bit'...


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The evolution of man(hood): Researchers reveal why humans developed reproductive organs larger than other great apes Humans have a much longer and wider penis than the other great apes. Even the largest of gorillas, more than twice as heavy as a human, will have a penis just two and half inches long when erect. However our testicles are rather small....