Officials reopened a Maui beach Thursday, a day after a shark bit off the right arm of a German visitor about 50 yards offshore. The woman, who was about 20 years old, was snorkeling at Palauea Beach when the attack occurred.
AP (Jan. 27, 2015) A Texas woman who lost more than five pounds of flesh to a shark in the Bahamas earlier this month could be released from a Florida hospital soon. Experts believe she was bitten by a bull shark while ... watch video
AP (Feb. 9, 2015) A Japanese man was killed on Monday after a shark tore off his legs while he was surfing off Australia's east coast, not far from the area where another surfer was mauled by a shark a day earlier. ... watch video
AP (Jan. 28, 2014) James Grant, a 24-year-old doctor from New Zealand, not only survived a shark attack, but he also stitched up his own wounds and then went to a local tavern for a beer. (Jan. ... watch video
Reuters (Feb. 11, 2013) An Icelandic man is preparing to travel to France for a unique double arm transplant. Gudmundur Felix Gretarsson lost both his arms in a tragic workplace accident 15 years ago, but his doctors ... watch video
Howdini (Apr. 18, 2013) Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Tim Collins shows you how to throw a changeup. Learn the different types of changeup grips such as the "Palm Ball" and the "Circle Change," plus proper arm motion ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (May 12, 2014) 'Star Wars' robotic arm, developed in part by the Pentagon for its amputee veterans, earns FDA approval. Mana Rabiee reports.
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Apr. 28, 2015 Structural brain differences between children with dyslexia and dysgraphia and children who are typical language learners have been observed by researchers in a recent study. Researchers say the ... read more
Apr. 28, 2015 Researchers have identified a number of genes that contribute to large offspring syndrome, which can result in the overgrowth of fetuses and enlarged babies. In humans, this disorder is called ... read more
Apr. 28, 2015 The optimal window of time to stimulate heart muscle cell regeneration -- cardiomyocyte proliferation -- in humans is the first six months of life, researchers have discovered. The drug neuregulin is ... read more
Apr. 28, 2015 After the death of a patient, a thoracic surgeon has determined the possible cause of a rare infection, likely saving lives of future lung transplant patients. Lungs are one of the most difficult ... read more
Apr. 28, 2015 Current surgical options for repairing damaged cartilage caused by knee injuries are costly, can have complications, and often are not very effective in the long run. But an orthopedics research team ... read more
Apr. 28, 2015 The first known randomized trial comparing three treatment strategies for opioid-dependent patients receiving emergency care has been conducted by researchers who found that patients given the ... read more
Apr. 28, 2015 Genetically modified crops are usually designed to have herbicide tolerance and insect resistance, but there are other applications of such engineered plants, such as the incorporation of genes for ... read more