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Jan 20, 2015 03:35 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
TV's Dr. Oz has come under fire by critics for spreading medical misinformation, but he's defiant.
Mar 13, 2015 02:00 PM ET // AFP
The 21-year-old patient had his penis amputated three years ago after a botched circumcision at a traditional initiation ceremony.
Jan 28, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The manufacturer of a coffee bean extract promoted on 'The Dr. Oz' show has been fined $9 million for false claims and deceptive practices. Continue reading →
Jan 7, 2015 11:56 AM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
A man in Italy who was in what doctors call a minimally conscious state for nearly two years unexpectedly regained full consciousness and the ability to talk.
Nov 4, 2014 02:52 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
It doesn't happen often, but a new study finds that occasionally people wake up during surgery. Continue reading →
Aug 28, 2014 05:25 AM ET
Thanks to new research, the appendix can finally show itself in public again. Tara explains why this formerly pointless organ may not be required equipment but still serves a useful function.
Apr 23, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Australian researchers have found a new way to use cochlear technology to re-grow auditory nerves. Continue reading →
Apr 10, 2014 06:30 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Four teenage girls have experienced long-term success with implanted vaginal organs that were engineered with their own cells. Continue reading →
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