‘Deodorant Challenge’ Leaves Teen With Second-Degree Burns

A 15-year-old girl in England was left with horrific burns after deodorant was sprayed on her in the latest school craze. Jamie Prescott, 42, said her daughter Ellie may need a skin graft after taking part in “The Deodorant Challenge” with her South Gloucestershire classmates. The…

Man Cheats Death After Being Stabbed In Skull With Key

These incredible pictures show doctors treating a man who had a motorcycle key stuck in his skull during a brawl. The 19-year-old was rushed to hospital with the key wedged nearly two inches into his head and was under the knife for 3.5 hours. A…

Do Chemotherapy’s Risks Outweigh Its Benefits?

Eminent breast-cancer doctors disagree on whether to prescribe less chemotherapy; some worry about the treatment’s ‘toxicities’ and others say it saves lives Doctors are at odds over whether some women with breast cancer should have chemotherapy—one treatment among the arsenal long seen as crucial to…

Second Face Transplant For Frenchman in World-First

A man whose body rejected a face transplant he received seven years ago has been given a second donor face after living nearly two months without one, French medical agencies said Friday. It is the first time in transplant history that doctors have replaced one…

Cosmetic surgery for a healthier life

Surgery that is categorised by the medical profession as cosmetic, or undertaken in part to improve aesthetic appearance can be considered frivolous by some. However, if you’re considering undergoing a procedure or have done so already, you will most likely understand there is much more…

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