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Oct 25, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Laine Bergeson
Medication errors are shockingly common in the OR. Continue reading →
Sep 11, 2015 09:08 AM ET //
An Italian neurosurgeon will perform the procedure on volunteer Valery Spiridonov, who has a genetic muscle-wasting disease.
Jul 30, 2015 09:00 AM ET // AFP
Zion Harvey says he is looking forward to being able to throw a football with his own hands.
Jun 9, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Dr. Sergio Canavero, who's seeking to perform the first head transplant, has a volunteer. The attempt is expected to be announced in mid-June.
May 5, 2015 03:07 PM ET
These days, blood transfusion is one of the most common medical procedures performed in U.S. hospitals. It's a procedure we've all but perfected, but it wasn't always that way.
May 4, 2015 11:20 AM ET // ABC Science News
Hijacking a bacterium to fight infections may lead to less need for antibiotics, a new study says. Continue reading →
Apr 15, 2015 12:50 PM ET
Treating brain tumors by feeding them polio? Injecting tumor victims with scorpion venom? Huh?! It may sound odd, but those are two quite serious new tumor-busting methods under study right now.
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.
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