Sue Black, Professor of Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology at the University of Dundee, tells us what it was like to begin her journey into unlocking the secrets of the dead, making her first incision into a cadaver.
Surgeons and their patients are finding that virtual reality can relieve the pain and stress of operations – and it’s safer and cheaper than sedatives. Jo Marchant travels to a Mexican mountaintop village to visit a clinic with a difference.
Millions of people are left dead or disabled by surgical complications each year when one simple piece of kit could have saved them. Jane Feinmann discovers how it has helped transform medicine in Mongolia.
Having an organ transplant can be a traumatic experience, but imagine how it feels to be transplanted twice!