Surgery

Australia Today

Australian Man’s Chest Bursts Into Flames While Receiving Open Heart Surgery

The incident has prompted calls for better fire safety training in operating theatres.
Gavin Butler
6.5.19
I Tried it

I Got a Gum Transplant So I Could Have a Younger Smile

Sheer vanity prompted me to let a periodontist slice and dice my gums.
Grant Stoddard
5.31.19
Beauty

Preventative Botox in Your Twenties 'Is Just Self-Care'

We spoke to the people getting botox in their twenties and thirties to ward off the threat of future wrinkles.
Jessica Furseth
4.29.19
body

The Brazilian Government Considers Being Beautiful a Human Right

It subsidizes nearly half a million surgeries every year.
Alvaro Jarrin
5.7.18
russia

The Truth About that Russian Woman Who Was 'Embalmed Alive' During Surgery

Formalin, the drug in question, is more powerful than what’s used to stop corpses decomposing.
Millie Roberts
4.12.18
growing pains

What It's Like to Live with One of the World's Most Painful Disorders

Trigeminal neuralgia has been compared to searing, stabbing facial pain, or "a hot rod being stabbed in your eye while your face is being burnt off with chemicals."
VICE Staff
3.2.18
Sex

Man with Bionic Penis Must Endure Two-Week Erection to Finally Use It

After 40 years and more than 100 surgeries, Andrew Wardle will finally be able to lose his virginity.
Brian Moylan
1.27.17
Health

Meet the Doctor Sharing POV Videos of Surgical Procedures on Snapchat

Dr. Shafi Ahmed says the videos are a way to offer medical students in the developing world a chance to observe life-saving surgical procedures.
Aghnia Adzkia
12.21.16