Posts Tagged ‘Medical Mystery’

Having A Magnetic Personality Might Not Be So Great

08.26.2010 · Posted in Medical Mystery, Mental Powers, Miscellaneous

Brenda Allison of North London, England, has magnetism. No, it’s not that she has a personality that draws people to her (thought she might), it’s that she has a biochemical makeup that makes metal objects stick to her. Ms. Allison not only can stick change, safety pins, and spoons to her body, but also can ...

Proximity Of Prayer Is Pertinent

08.16.2010 · Posted in Medical Mystery

Praying for the healing of others, especially if they are right next to you, might just produce a real healing effect.  A scientific study, led by Professor Candy Gunther Brown of the Department of Religious Studies at Indiana University Bloomington, of the effects of praying for the healing of a person nearby will be published ...

Another Case Of Foreign Accent Syndrome

07.16.2010 · Posted in Medical Mystery

Foreign Accent Syndrome is not what happened when Madonna moved to England. It’s a peculiar change in the way someone’s voice sounds, making it sound like they have suddenly developed a foreign accent. Unfortunately, it seems to only happen as the result of some injury to the brain. Wait. Maybe that IS what happened to ...

Foreign Accent Syndrome. It’s Real.

06.02.2010 · Posted in Medical Mystery

Robin Vanderlip, of Fairfax County, Virginia, fell down the stairs three years ago, knocking herself out. When she woke up, she spoke with a Russian-like accent and has done so ever since. Scientists call this Foreign Accent Syndrome (creative!) and postulate that the change in accent is due to brain injury that causes slight changes ...

Girl Becomes Own Kidney Donor

05.28.2010 · Posted in Medical Mystery

Angel Burton is one lucky and medically amazing kid. Her kidneys were failing, so doctors began to operate on her to repair her kidney valves. To their surprise, they found two healthy kidneys had grown on top of her failing kidneys. None of the many scans or x-rays done of Amber’s kidneys picked up the ...