Imagine a tiny snake robot crawling through your body, helping a surgeon identify diseases and perform operations.
Having professional translators in emergency rooms for non—English—speaking patients may help limit potential miscommunications, according to a U.S. study.
Cosmetic surgery to make the chin look more prominent has soared in popularity in the course of a year, making it the fastest growing trend among men and women, U.S. plastic surgeons said on Monday.
A 27-year-old Turkish man who underwent the world's first would-be quadruple limb transplant died Monday, hours after the limbs were removed due to metabolic failure, the hospital said.
A 9-year-old girl is making what doctors described as a remarkable recovery Sunday, days after surgeons transplanted six of her organs in a groundbreaking medical procedure.
Ten months after becoming the first person to get a full face transplant in the United States, a Texas man marvels at recovering the ability of expression.
Belgian surgeons have successfully performed the country's first-ever face transplant, the 19th in the world, doctors announced Saturday.
Five women in Belgium have had potentially faulty breast implants made by French firm PIP removed since the beginning of December, the country's health watchdog said Saturday.
Conjoined 10-month-old twin girls separated by a Chilean medical team are in critical condition after the surgery, and one is close to death, hospital officials said Friday.