Using Cord Blood to Treat Neurodegenerative Diseases
How does using cord blood help the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases? Find out by watching this clip.
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Assignment Discovery: Growing a New Bone
These days, if you lose a thumb, a new one can be regenerated in a lab. Learn how studying marine life led to this discovery on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
Mystery Diagnosis: The Boy Who Bit Himself
From the Discovery Health series Mystery Diagnosis, little Tristan bites his lip and tongue to the point of bleeding. His parents try to stop him as best they can, but they soon realize that he can't control his actions.
Aspirin and Sex Drive
Watch this video about the effects of aspirin on people's sex drive on HowStuffWorks. Researchers have found that aspirin changes a rat's wiring in its brain in the same regions that are involved with sex in human brains. Learn about aspirin and sex in this video from ScienCentral.
One Step Beyond: Maggot Therapy
Maggots, or fly larvae, can help heal wounds by cleaning the infected area and promoting growth of healthy tissue. Learn more about using maggots for medical treatment on Discovery Channel's "One Step Beyond."
Watch this video about tooth lengthening on HowStuffWorks. Tooth (crown) lengthening is a procedure that can be done if the gums come down too far over the teeth. Learn about the tooth lengthening procedure in this video from the American Dental Association.
New Plasma Skin Regeneration Technology
Watch this video about plasma skin regeneration technologies on HowStuffWorks. See how advanced surgery can repair damaged or aged skin in this video from MultiVu.
Bonding - How to Fix Tooth Chips/Cracks
Watch this video about bonding on HowStuffWorks. The dental technique of "bonding" fixes chips, cracks and more. Learn about bonding and cosmetic surgery in this video from the American Dental Association.
Facing Trauma: I Have Hope
When plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Jacono helps Shakeera rebuild her confidence, Shakeera embraces her transformation that leaves her to have a brighter smile.
Facing Trauma: A Mother's Sacrifice
When Shakeera's relationship ended, her boyfriend attacked her and her child. In the process of protecting her son, Shakeera suffered deep cuts and trauma to the face.
Untold Stories of the E.R: Man Gets Bikini Wax
Doctors are shocked when a nude man appears in the E.R. covered in prickly cactus needles. They will have to consider unconventional methods in order to remove the thorns from his skin.
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