What if a doctor could physically feel the pain their patients were experiencing? Dr. Joel Salinas, a neurologist and clinical researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital, can do just that. He has a neurological trait called mirror-touch,…
A North Carolina mother’s decision to amputate her right foot in hopes of preventing a cancerous tumor from spreading did not come easy, but she said it was her love of life and her kids that ultimately helped her make it.
A pair of former classmates who hardly knew each other while in school 50 years ago reunited recently, but it wasn’t to reminisce or catch up -- it was for a life-saving transplant that has bonded the pair for life.
A veteran who lost his genitals from a blast in Afghanistan has received the world's most extensive penis transplant, and doctors said Monday he is recovering well and expected to leave the hospital this week.