An independent review commissioned by the UK's Department of Health called the cosmetic industry a "crisis waiting to happen" and stated that more regulations need to be implemented on both surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures.
From a patient's perspective, if there is a surgical complication, it can be painful, worrisome and even fatal. From the hospital's perspective, it means more cash in the bank, says a new study.
A Chinese porn addict is now recovering in hospital after undergoing intensive surgery to extract a giant live eel that had gnawed its way up his digestive tract after he shoved it up his anus.
Surgical operating robot da Vinci, used in 400,000 surgeries nationwide last year, is under close scrutiny.
An Austrian man sought medical treatment after a star-like cataract developed and hindered his vision.
New technology may minimize surgery after sustaining a broken bone injury.
Researchers state that bacteria found in patients post-gastric bypass surgery might help with weight loss.
According to a clinic in Cape Cod, MA, vasectomies are on the rise during the March Madness season.
Researchers found a relationship between the genes linked to obesity and aging, and the development of osteoarthritis.
For some knee damage, it may be a better idea to pursue physical therapy over surgery.
The machine could go to market as early as 2014.
A man received a 3-D printed implant replacing 75% of his skull.
Many parents believe that their children spend too much time playing video games.
A British man is suing a hospital after surgeons there accidentally removed the wrong testicle during his cancer surgery.
A woman named Sarah Berry has filed a suit against Delilah’s Den in New Jersey.