Teen Lost Contact Lens, Doctors Find It In Her Eyelid 28 Years Later28 years later, doctors found the missing contact… embedded in a cyst in her left eyelid.
Suicide Survivor Gets 'Ultimate Second Chance' After Historic Face TransplantA young woman has been given a new lease on life one year after becoming the youngest person to undergo a face transplant in the U.S.
Boy Who Had Chunk Of Brain Removed Has Almost Fully RecoveredDoctors in Pennsylvania say a young boy has almost fully recovered after having a large portion of his brain removed.
Old Penguin Gets New Life After Aquarium Uses Acupuncture TreatmentAcupuncture has been a common practice among humans for centuries, but now humans are using acupuncture to give a penguin a new lease on life.
FDA Approves Treatment For Period Pain Faced By 200 Million WomenThe FDA has just approved a new treatment for a condition that feels like "tiny people skating on razor blades in your stomach," according to millions of women.
Over 200 Common Drugs May Cause Depression, Report WarnsHealth professionals are issuing a disturbing warning about common medications after finding that hundreds of drugs are putting people at risk of developing depression.
New Blood Test May Help Predict Premature Births For Pregnant WomenA new blood test is showing promising results for helping pregnant women know if they are at risk of a premature birth.
Army Doctors Transplant New Ear From Soldier's ArmAn Army soldier who lost her ear has received a revolutionary transplant which saw doctors grow a brand new ear on the patient's own arm.
Bill Gates Commits $12 Million To Help Find A Universal Flu VaccineAfter a devastating flu season around the world, Bill Gates is joining the search for a universal vaccine for the potentially deadly virus.
Hormone Linked To Autism May Provide New Test And TreatmentA test and possible treatment for autism may be on the horizon after a new study finds a link between the disorder and one particular hormone in the human body.
Do Therapy Dogs Actually Like Their Jobs? Study Says YesA new study published in Applied Animal Behaviour Science has found that therapy dogs are not "stressed" by their work with patients and actually seem to enjoy the activity in many cases.
Fish Tank Coral Produced Toxin That Nearly Killed FamilyA Texas mother is speaking out after an attempt to clean a fish tank nearly killed her and her entire family.
Injured Veteran Receives First Total Penis, Scrotum TransplantThe Johns Hopkins reconstructive surgery team has successfully performed the first total penis and scrotum transplant in the world.
Goldman Sachs Asks 'Is Curing Patients A Sustainable Business Model?'Turning the search for medical remedies into a numbers game, analyst Salveen Richter called potential "one shot cures" a bad business decision that will hurt a company's bottom line.
5 Shocking Medical Stories From 2017Here's a list of shocking stories from this year that shows just how far science has come and how unbelievable (and a little gross!) it can be.