Men who were women before
Really, it’s hard to believe that these men used to be women before. For example, Balian Buschbaum (born 14 July 1980) – a former German pole vaulter. On November 21, 2007 Buschbaum announced his retirement from the sport due to a persistent injury and the desire to begin gender reassignment. And already in January 2008, Buschbaum announced that his new first name was “Balian”, after the blacksmith in the movie Kingdom of Heaven. Thus, the former German pole vaulter, previously known as Yvonne Buschbaum, underwent a gender reassignment operation in 2008.
Category Archive: Health
Men who were women before
Diamond encrusted lenses
Shekhar Eye Research Center is the first dedicated Oculoplasty center in India. A team of super specialist surgeons are providing some unique services. In particular, the Center has developed a line of La SER Eye Jewelry. The company makes contact lenses with gold and diamonds embedded around the irises of your eyes. 18 Diamonds in circular manner studded on 18 caret gold plate. The diamonds – glued from back of the lenses in such a way that it does not touch on the cornea. Large diameter Scleral Lens hold water in front of the cornea giving a very soothing effect.
Also, the company advises to remove contact lenses at night while sleeping.
Jenna Talackova Transgender Miss Canada
Unfortunately, Canada’s one of the most beautiful girl Jenna Talackova has failed to pass the final stages of the national contest “Miss Universe”. Noteworthy, the previously Talackova was a boy, Walter. As a result of sex change surgery, Walter turned to Jenna Talackova. According to the updated birth certificate, passport and driver’s license, she is a woman. In fact, Jenna Talackova entered the list of the twelve most beautiful girls. But for Jenna Talackova it became impossible to be among the first five beauties of Canada. However, the lawyer told the contestants that the key to this is not a victory of Jenna in the contest, but victory in defending civil rights and liberties. By the way, according to her family name, I suppose Talackova has Russian roots.
Friendship between a man and a woman
According to a famous writer Oscar Wilde, “Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.” Can’t but agree. In addition, a new study proves, there is nearly always attraction between male and female friends. And the most common cost is dissatisfaction with current romantic partners. Besides, Associate professor of psychology and lead author of the study, April Bleske-Rechek believes in friendship. Because platonic inter-sex relationships are a relatively new concept in the history of human evolution, men are still controlled by their mating instincts.
The real life seven dwarfs
Achondroplasia is a common cause of dwarfism. It occurs as a sporadic mutation in approximately 75% of cases, may be inherited as an autosomal dominant genetic disorder.
Many historians describe dwarfs in the courts of nobles. According to Pliny, Julia, Augustus’ niece, had a dwarf about 60 cm in service. Even among the Roman soldiers, were dwarfs about 90 cm tall. Also, the dwarfs, kept for fun were at the royal courts in Western Europe. In particular, the dwarfs served to Charles V, Catherine de Medici, Peter I, Anna Ioannovna, and Catherine the Great of Russia.
Of course, dwarfs were and are in modern times, and some of them are real stars. For example, Hagendra Tapa Magar, who became the record holder of the Guinness Book of Records on October 14, 2010. The man got the title of the smallest person in the world.
However, this post is about The Johnstons – the largest family of achondroplasia dwarfs in the world.
Nobel Prize medal and other interesting facts
Designed by Gustav Vigeland, Nobel Prize medal became the most prestigious award. Meanwhile, the back side of it contains three naked men holding their hands on each other shoulders. In fact, it symbolizes the International fraternal bond, with the inscription “Pro pace et fraternities gentium”. This means “For the peace and brotherhood of men.”
Hamilton Naki unfairly Underrated Surgeon
South African doctor Hamilton Naki (26 June 1926 – 29 May 2005) was a black laboratory assistant to white cardiac surgeon Christiaan Barnard. Noteworthy, it was the time when South Africa was under apartheid. Recognized for his surgical skills, Hamilton Naki was able to teach medical students and physicians such skills. Despite not having received a formal medical education, he took a leading role in organ transplant research. The tragedy of Naki’s career was that his surgical brilliance, appreciated only within the confines of Cape Town’s medical community, could never be publicly acknowledged. In fact, because of the stringent racial laws of successive apartheid governments, their doctrine denied black people any formal training for careers deemed to be suitable only for whites.