A woman who was undergoing surgery to remove tumors in her pancreas died after an electric scalpel set her on fire during the procedure.
Kansas resident Ali Shappell donated one of her kidneys to a total stranger, setting off a chain of kidney transplants that wound up saving the lives of four people—including her childhood pastor.
The patient in question was suffering from a genetic disorder characterized by the growth of numerous cysts in the organs.
"Research like this is important, as it could help us to understand more about breast cancer risk and possible new ways to treat it," an expert told "Newsweek."
The boy had a swollen growth on lower jaw which turned out to be a "bag-like structure" full of tiny, rudimentary teeth.
The man's wife has taken to social media to warn others about the dangers of potentially-fatal necrotizing fasciitis.
Mairead Molly O'Brien, from Tipperary, Ireland, now finds kissing "unpleasant" as a result of her injury.
The debilitating condition which largely affects men in their mid thirties has been linked to depression.
"The bacteria explosively eats away at the patients cornea in a matter of days," the doctor warned.
At least half of pregnancy terminations involve drugs rather than surgery, research has found.
Mexico coast guard evacuates man aboard a Carnival cruise ship needing urgent surgery to a private hospital in Cancun, which ceases emergency treatment when he cannot front the money.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent surgery Friday in New York City.
The woman's family is hoping to transfer her to a hospital in Dallas for a second opinion.
"They amputated the other leg. Not the right, but the left at the mid-thigh!' the elderly woman's son told a local news outlet in central Russia.
The men responsible have both pleaded guilty and now face jail time.
Brazilian butt lift procedures have doubled in the past half a decade despite the potentially deadly consequences.
"I'll never get my health back, and I just want other people to be aware of how dangerous this flesh-eating bug is," said Andrew Lane.
Wickens will need further surgery after a violent crash earlier this month that led to a spine injury.
Patients could be 2.7 times more likely to continue using weeks or months later.
"It's all rather unseemly, an embarrassing situation," said the local health secretary.
The researchers showed that not offering mammograms to women at low risk could reduce the harm associated with screening.
The investigation could result in the professional being permanently banned from medicine.