Private Shamika Burrage lost an ear completely in a car accident, but surgeons successfully gave her a new one that's grown on her own forearm. The revolutionary surgery was the first of its kind in the army.
Nobody knows how Shelby got the mold infection. Following her case, at least two other patients from the same hospital died.
Kissing bugs, also known as assassin bugs, carry a parasite linked to a disease that threatens the heart and GI tract. A recent study found that Texans may now be at a higher risk of being infected.
There is some exciting news for people in desperate need of organ transplants, as researchers have successfully grown a fully-functioning human kidney in the body of a lab rat. However, like many major medical advancements, this one comes with a pretty controversial catch.