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.
U.S. surgeons on Tuesday successfully separated conjoined two-year-old girls born in the Philippines, bringing tears to the eyes of their mother who praised God for keeping them alive.
Conjoined 2-year-old girls born in the Philippines are to undergo surgery on Tuesday to separate them at the chest and abdomen, according to the California hospital where the operation will take place.
Trouble-prone medical products widely used to surgically repair women's pelvic problems need more stringent tests for safety and effectiveness, government advisers recommended Thursday.
Long famed as a tourist destination for its sunny beaches, exotic cuisine and historic sites, Morocco is now offering foreign visitors another attraction: plastic surgery clinics.
A young father who was terribly disfigured in an electrical accident showed off his new look Monday alongside doctors who performed the United States' first full face transplant.
French doctors are claiming to have carried out the world's first successful full-face transplant, a news report said Thursday.
An increasing number of older people, hoping to match good appearances with their active and younger lifestyles, are turning to plastic surgery.