Surgeons have successfully performed an incredibly risky double transplant, giving a New Jersey man a new face and hands.
Dr. Peter Beale is under investigation for the deaths of eight children. and the maiming of 11 others, but his colleagues are closing ranks.
The best way to diagnose health conditions is through the art of diagnostic testing, which ticks a number of important boxes.
A new documentary investigates the rise and fall of Theranos, the multibillion-dollar healthcare company founded by Elizabeth Holmes.
In an incredibly rare case, during an extreme bout of coughing, a man spontaneously coughed up an intact cast of the inside of his lung.
Google’s artificial intelligence business, DeepMind, is working on technology that will assist doctors in making diagnoses. As it stands, it’s outshining them.
After falling ill, Jérôme Hamon’s first donated face was rejected. He then became the only person ever to get a second face transplant three months ago.
That whole “complete the course” mantra, played out every time you are given antibiotics, is set for a massive shake-up. Who’s going out this weekend, then?
We live in the age of enlightenment, and every day sees some or other remarkable medical advancements. Back in 1984, though, history was being made.
It took a year for Patrick Hardison to get his face to where it is now – but at least he is able to hang out with his children in public. Science for the win.
How many times have you bought a pack of Nurofen for pain-targeted relief? Well, you should probably give this a read then.
Why put up stickers on street signs and inside trains when you can go directly to the big boys…
I generally tend to believe that those who take an excessive amount of selfies should be given a stern talking to. Add a woman giving birth to the equation ad we have ourselves a serious problem.
There is good news on the horizon for those who don’t enjoy their current method of contraception – scientists claim to have made some big breakthroughs in male pill development.
We know he isn’t one to hold his tongue, but it seems Tim Noakes might have omitted some vital details when penning his latest editorial.
Yes you read right, someone has volunteered to undergo a head transplant. It’s all getting a bit Frankensteinish, although it does have the potential to positively change this man’s life.
A big, hard, woody congratulations to those at the University of Stellenbosch who today confirmed the world’s first successful penile transplant.
The world is advancing with regards to medical science, and this step is going to make changes for thousands of people the world over.
What would the legalisation of medical marijuana do to people’s lives? What would it change? If something could help with your fight against cancer, would you try it?
This Google backed company is going to make us live forever!! Or will it? With the aim to “cure death” we can only bet for the moment of attending our 100th high school reunion.
So for his 21st birthday this young man was most likely stitching someone up or cleaning out a bedpan, what were you doing to help your fellow South Africans when you turned 21? No, drinking more alcohol so there is less for under-age drinkers does not count.