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This Mom Had Her Entire Ear Amputated After Getting Skin Cancer From Tanning Addiction

This Mom Had Her Entire Ear Amputated After Getting Skin Cancer From Tanning Addiction

This is one of the most horrific things we’ve ever seen… Anthea Smith, a 44-year-old mother living in the United Kingdom, is a cancer survivor living now with just one ear after the other was
Robot That Can Perform 'Supermicrosurgery' Passes First Test in Humans

Robot That Can Perform 'Supermicrosurgery' Passes First Test in Humans

A surgical robot capable of reconnecting vessels with diameters as tiny as 0.3 millimeters has been tested on human patients, and the results are promising. Read more...
Robot That Can Perform 'Supermicrosurgery' Passes First Test in Humans

Robot That Can Perform 'Supermicrosurgery' Passes First Test in Humans

A surgical robot capable of reconnecting vessels with diameters as tiny as 0.3 millimeters has been tested on human patients, and the results are promising. Read more...
Former Teacher Who Blamed Brain Surgery for Criminal Sexual Contact With Students Pleads Guilty

Former Teacher Who Blamed Brain Surgery for Criminal Sexual Contact With Students Pleads Guilty

A former New Jersey high school teacher who blamed a brain injury for her sexual contact with students has pleaded guilty.

When It Comes to Some Medical Treatment, Researchers Find Less Is More

Beyond its effects on the body, medical care can be a balm for the mind. Extensive treatment can feel like a promise that doctors have done everything possible. But that perceived security can come at
California Lawmakers Kill Ban on ‘Intersex’ Surgery for Young Children

California Lawmakers Kill Ban on ‘Intersex’ Surgery for Young Children

Lawmakers in California have killed a bill that would ban most surgeries on “intersex” infants and young children – those born with ambiguous sex characteristics.
Christian powerhouse author and speaker Priscilla Shirer undergoes surgery due to 'dangerous irregularities' in lung

Christian powerhouse author and speaker Priscilla Shirer undergoes surgery due to 'dangerous irregularities' in lung

Christian actress, Bible teacher, speaker, and author Priscilla Shirer announced Friday that she will be undergoing surgery to remove an entire lobe of one of her lungs after discovering "dangerous
Incredible story of a successful in-flight surgery using fork, knife, coat hanger, and cognac

Incredible story of a successful in-flight surgery using fork, knife, coat hanger, and cognac

In June 1995, physicians Angus Wallace and Tom Wong were waiting for their flight to depart Hong Kong to London when they were asked to examine a woman complaining of arm pain caused by a "fall."
Woman Says Her Face Grows 'Literal Pubic Hair' After Skin Graft

Woman Says Her Face Grows 'Literal Pubic Hair' After Skin Graft

Monday night's episode of 'Botched' on E! will feature a woman who says she's growing "literal pubic hair."
‘Bachelor In Paradise’ Star Dean Unglert Hospitalized In Switzerland After Horrific Ski Accident

‘Bachelor In Paradise’ Star Dean Unglert Hospitalized In Switzerland After Horrific Ski Accident

Sending all of our well wishes to Dean Unglert right now! The former Bachelor in Paradise star took a terrible fall while skiing in Switzerland this week, breaking several bones and eventually needing
FDA approves augmented reality surgery tool that gives surgeons ‘X-ray vision’

FDA approves augmented reality surgery tool that gives surgeons ‘X-ray vision’

Augmedics' new Xvision Spine System lets surgeons visualize the 3D spinal anatomy of patients in augmented reality while operating. Get ready for the next generation of AR-empowered surgeons.

The 4 Most Game-Changing Medical Advances of the Past Decade

From the HIV drug Truvada to gene therapies to robotic health advancements, here are the most game-changing drugs and medical tech of the past decade.

The 4 Most Game-Changing Medical Advances of the Past Decade

From the HIV drug Truvada to gene therapies to robotic health advancements, here are the most game-changing drugs and medical tech of the past decade.
Kim Kardashian Had FIVE Surgeries To Deal With Complications After Giving Birth To Saint: ‘That Is What Women Die From’

Kim Kardashian Had FIVE Surgeries To Deal With Complications After Giving Birth To Saint: ‘That Is What Women Die From’

We always knew childbirth had been a difficult ordeal for Kim Kardashian West, but to hear her recount the health problems she faced like this… we have a totally new level of respect for her, and all
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern Underwent Emergency Surgery for Brain Hemorrhage

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern Underwent Emergency Surgery for Brain Hemorrhage

Stern reportedly collapsed while at a restaurant in Manhattan​​​​​​​.
Democrat Rep. Ted Lieu Undergoes Heart Surgery Following Chest Pain

Democrat Rep. Ted Lieu Undergoes Heart Surgery Following Chest Pain

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) underwent heart surgery following reports of chest pains, his chief of staff confirmed on Wednesday.
Hey Surgeon, Is That a HoloLens on Your Head?

Hey Surgeon, Is That a HoloLens on Your Head?

Mixed reality displays are entering the operating room, first as surgical planning tools and soon as real-time guides to help doctors zap tumors.

Human patient put in suspended animation for the first time

Scientists (and sci-fi fans) have been talking about suspended animation for years. The idea that the functions of the human body can somehow be put on "pause" while life-saving medical procedures are
Jimmy Carter Recovering After Surgery To Relieve Pressure On Brain

Jimmy Carter Recovering After Surgery To Relieve Pressure On Brain

Former President Jimmy Carter was hospitalized Monday for surgery to relieve pressure on his brain after a series of falls....
Miley Cyrus Reportedly Undergoes Vocal Cord Surgery After Tonsillitis Hospitalization

Miley Cyrus Reportedly Undergoes Vocal Cord Surgery After Tonsillitis Hospitalization

Uh oh! Multiple sources have confirmed to People Miley Cyrus has reportedly had vocal cord surgery and checked out of the hospital, just a few weeks after being hospitalized for tonsillitis.