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Eye Jewelry: The Latest Implant You Probably Shouldn’t Get

Eye Jewelry: The Latest Implant You Probably Shouldn't Get

Just when you thought humans had run out of different medical ways to alter their bodies, along comes eye jewelry. This isn’t a run of the mill eyebrow piercing, mind you; it’s a piece of metal implanted IN THE EYEBALL. It’s enough to make you shed a tear.

Doctors Grow Nose on Man’s Forehead

Doctors Grow Nose on Man's Forehead

A 22-year-old man in China named Xiaolian is more “nosy” than most people, thanks to doctors who have grown a second nose on his forehead. You see, his original nose — the one in the middle of his face — was irreparably damaged when he neglected treatment for injuries suffered during a car accident in […]

Mustache Transplants: The New Middle Eastern Medical Trend

Mustache Transplants: The New Middle Eastern Medical Trend

Tom Selleck and Borat, eat your hairy hearts out. More and more men in the Middle East are sporting bigger, fuller mustaches, thanks to the latest trend in medical procedures: mustache transplants. Thick mustaches are valued in Middle Eastern cultures as a sign of masculinity, maturity, stateliness, wisdom and virility, so men who feel their […]

Could a Poop Transplant Help You Lose Weight?

Could a Poop Transplant Help You Lose Weight?

There have been a lot of outrageous weight loss strategies over the years, but a recent scientific discovery might take the cake. And eat it. And poop it into somebody else’s body. Sorry for that visual. In a study published in Science Magazine, researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found […]

Japanese Plastic Surgery Changes Fortunes by Changing Palm Lines

Japanese Plastic Surgery Changes Fortunes by Changing Palm Lines

The latest plastic surgery trend in Japan focuses on lines in the skin, but not in the location you’d think. Rather than adjusting the lines on someone’s face, this medical procedure places hands — and more specifically, palms — under the knife. And the reasoning isn’t what you’d expect either. It’s not about beauty, but rather something […]