Eye implants may spell end of reading glasses

Glasses may soon be a thing of the past as corneal inlays, implanted into the eye with a simple surgery, can correct vision without the need for corrective treatments, scientists say.

MVP Kevin Durant out indefinitely with broken foot
MVP Kevin Durant out indefinitely with broken foot

Four-time NBA scoring champion Kevin Durant, last season`s NBA Most Valuable Player, has been sidelined indefinitely with a broken right foot, the Oklahoma City Thunder announced Sunday.

Keira Knightley not against plastic surgery
Keira Knightley not against plastic surgery

Actress Keira Knightley says she doesn't intend to go for plastic surgery but she won't condemn those who go under the knife to look better.

Marussia driver Jules Bianchi out of surgery after Japanese Grand Prix crash
Marussia driver Jules Bianchi out of surgery after Japanese Grand Prix crash

Marussia driver Jules Bianchi is out of surgery and according to reports, the Frenchman is breathing on his own after suffering a severe head injury in a crash at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday. The 25-year-old lost control of his car at Suzuka where an earlier incident had occurred, involving Sauber's Adrian Sutil.

Massive 4 kg hairball removed from teenager's stomach

In a life-saving surgery, doctors in Kyrgyzstan have removed a massive 4 kg hairball from a teenager's stomach.

Acid attack: Delhi HC asks Safdarjung Hospital to do plastic surgery

The Delhi High Court on Sunday directed Safdarjung Hospital here to carry out the corrective surgery required by a 21-year-old girl who was injured in an acid attack in August last year.

Indian-origin engineer develops device to improve hand function
Indian-origin engineer develops device to improve hand function

An Indian-origin engineer has developed a mechanised human hand to improve its function for those who have suffered nerve damage and have undergone surgery.

High Court asks AIIMS to perform poor patient's surgery

The Delhi High Court Friday directed the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to initiate the process of hip and knee replacement of a 38-year-old poor crippled patient who has been suffering from Reiter's disease.

Justin Bieber may need surgery to fix his eardrum
Justin Bieber may need surgery to fix his eardrum

Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber has revealed that he may need surgery after "busting" his eardrum.

The 20-year-old may require an operation to repair the perforated tissue in his ear after he damaged it by leaping off a cliff, known as "tombstoning".

Bayern Munich defender Holger Badstuber requires surgery again
Bayern Munich defender Holger Badstuber requires surgery again

Bayern Munich defender Holger Badstuber will undergo surgery for a torn thigh muscle tendon only weeks after his comeback from a 20-month break due to consecutive cruciate ligament tears, the club said on Sunday.

Lalu Yadav overwhelmed by people's 'love' during his illness

Former Bihar chief minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, who underwent three cardiac surgeries and was discharged from Mumbai Asian Heart Institute yesterday, thanked all his well-wishers and the doctors who treated him.

Matt Prior, Jonathan Trott lose England contracts, Ben Stokes a surprise
Matt Prior, Jonathan Trott lose England contracts, Ben Stokes a surprise

Wicketkeeper Matt Prior and struggling batsman Jonathan Trott have lost their central contacts with England, though all-rounder Ben Stokes has been rewarded despite a poor home series against India.

Robotic assisted surgery ushering in new era in heart surgery

Robot-Assisted surgery is ushering in a new era in heart surgery by offering patients better outcome and a greater quality of life, a senior surgeon in the Chennai-based Apollo Hospitals today said.

Now, treat your Achilles' heel with minor surgery

Scientists have revealed that a new minimally-invasive surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon actually uses the damaged tissue to help repair the tear.

Manjhi meets Lalu in hospital, wishes early recovery

 Displaying bonhomie with new alliance partner, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Saturday flew to Mumbai and met RJD President Lalu Prasad in hospital.

I've considered using facelift: Alexa Chung
I've considered using facelift: Alexa Chung

Model Alexa Chung says she worries about her skin as she grows older and may consider anti-ageing surgery.

Olivier Giroud out for up to four months: Arsene Wenger
Olivier Giroud out for up to four months: Arsene Wenger

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud will be out for up to four months after undergoing surgery to repair a broken tibia, manager Arsene Wenger revealed on Wednesday.

Olympic champion Nicola Adams out of World Boxing Championships

Olympic champion Nicola Adams has withdrawn from the Women`s World Boxing Championships in South Korea in November due to injury, it was announced Friday.

Matt Prior set for Achilles surgery in September

England wicketkeeper Matt Prior said he will have surgery on a long-standing Achilles problem next month.