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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.
Jesse Hicks
5.11.18
Transplants

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.
Susan Rinkunas
4.23.18
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This Man's Beer Belly Turned Out to Be a 30-Pound Tumor

Kevin Daly lost 34 pounds but his stomach didn't budge. Then a CAT scan showed he had an “extremely large mass."
Susan Rinkunas
3.28.18
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Woman’s Severe Bloating Turned Out to Be From Surgical Sponges Accidentally Left Inside Her

They were there for at least six years after a C-section.
Susan Rinkunas
2.22.18
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We Talked to the Doctor Who Helped a Trans Woman Breastfeed Her Baby

She was able to breastfeed exclusively for six weeks.
Jesse Hicks
2.15.18
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Fish Skin Healed Bears’ Paws Burned in the California Fires

A veterinarian remembered a story about doctors treating human burns with tilapia skin.
Jesse Hicks
1.26.18
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A Man Ruptured His Throat From Trying to Hold in a Sneeze

Under no circumstances should you pinch your nose and close your mouth to contain a sneeze.
Jesse Hicks
1.15.18
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Sperm Robots Are Being Tested to Treat Cervical Cancer

The swimmers seem to be a good drug delivery system.
Michelle Malia
12.22.17
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The FDA Approved a Treatment for One Type of Blindness

It's the first gene therapy for an inherited disease.
Jesse Hicks
12.19.17
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Researchers Tested a Bone from 'Santa' and It’s From the Correct Time Period

It’s the first time a bone thought to be from Saint Nicholas has been tested using carbon dating.
Jesse Hicks
12.6.17
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Scientists Tried to Edit Genes Inside Someone’s Body for the First Time

Doctors hope the treatment will change this man's DNA and cure his metabolic disease.
Jesse Hicks
11.15.17
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Man's Lung Tumor Scare Was Actually Just a Toy He Inhaled 40 Years Ago

Doctors found a tiny traffic cone from a Playmobil set in Peter Baxter’s lung.
Jesse Hicks
9.28.17