Although tests showed she was not in the early stages of cancer, Jolie said she chose to go ahead with the surgery because of her family history.
The humble marsupial's immunity to snake venom underpins a new potential antidote.
For many years, indigenous tribes in remote regions of Ecuador struggled to get access to vital medical care. But a single mobile surgical unit is changing all of that.
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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Researchers have found encouraging results in tests on monkeys of a new gene therapy strategy that leaves HIV unable to replicate. It's still early, but the treatment at least offers hope in science's duel with the virus.
The earliest known filmed surgery and use of anesthesia isn't for the faint of heart.
DNA has been observed moving from one cell to another for the first time in animals.
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