When a Single Choice Is Life or Death for Your Patient
A doctor is faced with a devastating decision.
Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD
This Simple Law Makes Spain the Leader in Organ Donation
Spain implemented a game-changer to its organ donation system—why aren't all countries doing this?
This Is How You ‘Grow’ an Ear on Someone’s Arm
A soldier lost her left ear in a car crash so doctors grew her a new one on her arm.
This Is How a Wounded Veteran Got a Penis Transplant
The man lost his genitals and both legs above the knee when a bomb exploded in Afghanistan.
Widow Meets the Man Who Received Face Transplant From Her Husband
After her husband died by suicide, a man disfigured by his own attempt received his face.
Everything We Learned From the First Penis Transplant in the US
The hard data, per the surgeons.
The Kid Who Got a Double Hand Transplant Can Now Swing a Baseball Bat
Zion Harvey is doing great.
Sometimes Uterus Transplants Go Wrong
Doctors are learning what to do if a pregnant woman's body rejects the uterus.
No, Doctors Won't Let You Die Because You're An Organ Donor
And other commonly misunderstood facts about donating your best assets.
Scientists Just Transplanted Small Rat Heads Onto Bigger Rats
Researches successfully avoided brain-damaging blood loss while the donor head was being attached to the recipient rat.
Should Patients Be Denied Organ Transplants for Using Medical Marijuana?
Maine is reviewing the law.
How Not to Die
The Life-Saving Treatment That’s Being Thrown In The Trash
Umbilical cord blood can be used to treat or cure more than 80 conditions.