An Italian neurosurgeon is claiming that his team has performed the world's first "successful" human head transplant, using two human cadavers in China, according to news reports.
Cotton swabs aren't actually the most common cause of eardrum rupture, according to the study. Instead, blunt trauma is the leading reason for the injury.
For one woman in China, the cause of her congestion turned out to be a tooth growing into her nasal cavity.
One Florida man's stomach pain turned out to have an unusual cause: A lighter that the man had swallowed was leaking lighter fluid into his gut.
If you're considering plastic surgery options — whether it's a nip here or a tuck there — you may need to exercise caution when it comes to services that are advertised on social media.
Scientists just took one step closer to making safe pig organ transplants for humans, thanks to the use of the gene-editing tool CRISPR.
Most patients who are prescribed opioids after surgery don't take all of the prescribed pills, leaving leftover opioids that could be used inappropriately, a new review of studies finds.
A 21-year-old woman who was shot in the face as a teenager has become the youngest person in the United States to receive a face transplant.
For the first time, researchers have pieced together a detailed story of John F. Kennedy's back pain.
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