14 Medical Oddities To Give You Nightmares

14 Medical Oddities To Give You Nightmares

So there's this disease going around that's killed, oh, millions of people. But as contagious and deadly as this disease, it no longer qualifies as rare or weird. If you're looking for rare and weird instead, feast your eyes on the following! (Warning: May contain some actual eye feasting.)

HICCUPS LASTED THREE YEARS 2010 Chris Sands starred in a documentary about the hiccups, and they diagnosed him with ... a brain tumor He was lucky; without the hiccups, the tumor might have grown undetected and killed him.

Source: BBC

A HEART THAT DOES NOT BEAT 2011 CRACKED CO We've had artificial hearts of various designs for decades. But Craig Lewis has a continuous Pump, not a rhythmic one. That means he has no pulse. Turns out you don't need one.

Source: NPR

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