WikiLeaks published more secret documents from the controversial TPP agreement on Wednesday. The leaked drafts concerning healthcare in the US have activists worried the agreement might play into the hands of big pharmaceutical companies.
A former US Army doctor who has trained hundreds of combat medics is facing a medical board probe over claims of animal abuse, shocking experiments on students, and even sexual improprieties during his company’s training seminars.
Florida’s St. Mary’s Medical Center is under federal investigation for the death of nine children in its pediatric cardiac surgery program, according to CNN. It follows a report finding the program’s mortality rate nearly 10 times the national average.
US doctors have successfully performed the world's first skull and scalp transplant. The recipient, a former cancer patient, also received a new kidney and pancreas during an operation that lasted more than half a day.
While the body's ability to fight off viruses is impressive, its record-keeping also deserves applause. A human's blood keeps track of every virus a person has ever been infected with – and now you can find out your own history with just a single drop.
Scientists have created the world's first lab-grown biolimb – a rat leg that circulates blood and responds to stimuli. The breakthrough could lead to amputees one day growing their own replacement limbs.
A fully dressed and well-preserved corpse of a noblewoman who died in the 17th century has been discovered by French archeologists. The woman’s body was in a lead coffin, along with the heart of her husband.