surgery

A grieving mother who lost her teenage daughter provided the gift of life to one of her closest friends. Illinois woman Vicki Olds lost her daughter, Domonique “Nikki” Smith, at age 18 last year but donated her child’s heart so that her friend could live reports ABC News. The touching tale unfolded after Old’s daughter […]

The Washington Post reports Christine Buell, 45, and Kelvin Sanders III, 20, will go into surgery Tuesday after the mother of two decided to donate one of her kidneys to Sanders, who is battling renal kidney disease.

The family of Jahi McMath, the teen who was declared brain-dead after complications from sleep apnea surgery, shared an update about her status on Thursday.

A Maryland woman’s death after a botched butt surgery in a New York basement has been labeled a homicide, The New York Daily News reports.…

An 8-year-old Baltimore boy who is being dubbed a medical phenomenon is looking forward to finally being able to play with his little sister and, hopefully, the…

A 45-year-old Philadelphia woman was sentenced Thursday to 10 to 20 years in prison for killing a woman and injuring another with illegal liquid silicone…

A surgical team is pleased to announce the first successful penis transplant in South Africa, BBC News reports. The operation took place in December 2014; the…

A Las Vegas man is looking to raise $1 million for a rare condition that has kept him homebound for most of his life. Wesley Warren, 47, needs $1 million for surgery to correct his Scrotal Elephantitis, a condition that has made his genitals swell to more than 100 pounds. The surgery is not covered by […]

Franklin, 68, cancelled the concerts last month, having spent a week in Detroit’s Sinai-Grace Hospital for a “serious illness”. A prayer vigil was held in Detroit for Franklin yesterday. In a statement, Franklin thanked the City Council, saying “all prayers are good”. READ THE REST AT TELEGRAPH UK