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Selena Gomez: 'It was life-or-death before my kidney transplant'

Added: 21.11.2017 8:45 | 4 views | 0 comments

Selena Gomez has assured fans she's "doing quite well" following her kidney transplant earlier this year (17).


Selena Gomez Rises From the Ashes With Emotional 2017 American Music Awards Performance

Added: 20.11.2017 1:56 | 8 views | 0 comments

She's back! Performing live for the first time in over a year and for the first time since her kidney transplant over the summer, Selena Gomez came and got it during her performance...


David Cassidy 'conscious and surrounded by family'

Added: 19.11.2017 14:45 | 6 views | 0 comments

David Cassidy is in need of a liver transplant and is also reportedly suffering from kidney failure.


David Cassidy: Ex-Partridge Family star suffers organ failure

Added: 19.11.2017 7:16 | 6 views | 0 comments

He is reported urgently to require a liver transplant and has kidney problems.


Small changes to organ procurement system could lead to more life-saving transplants

Added: 18.11.2017 18:49 | 9 views | 0 comments

Slight changes to the system for allocating deceased-donor kidneys could result in higher rates of organ procurement and lead to more kidney transplants across the country, according to new research.

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Microbiome transplants provide disease resistance in critically-endangered Hawaiian plant

Added: 15.11.2017 21:14 | 11 views | 0 comments

A team of researchers transplanted microbes to restore the health of a critically endangered Hawaiian plant that, until now, had been driven to extinction in the wild and only survived in managed greenhouses under heavy doses of fungicide.


Boy is given new skin thanks to gene therapy

Added: 15.11.2017 20:40 | 10 views | 0 comments

A medical team has successfully treated a child suffering from extensive skin damage using transplants derived from genetically modified stem cells. The boy is a so-called butterfly child: he suffers from epidermolysis bullosa, a genetic skin disease that had destroyed approximately 80 percent of his epidermis.

Kidney donors swap organs for transplant vouchers for loved ones

Added: 15.11.2017 2:22 | 3 views | 0 comments

The world’s first voucher system for people who donate kidneys has boosted donations by giving US donors transplant coupons they can give to loved ones in need

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Lab-grown cells make doping agent EPO and cure anaemia in mice

Added: 15.11.2017 2:22 | 3 views | 0 comments

Lab-grown stem cells can make the hormone EPO, which has notoriously been used in sports doping. Transplants of the cells might help some major types of anaemia

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Head transplant mavericks must be scrutinised, not ignored

Added: 15.11.2017 2:22 | 5 views | 0 comments

Whether or not you believe neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero and his claims about head transplants, journalism has a democratic duty to hold public figures up to the light

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