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“Genome pioneer J. Craig Venter is teaming up with a unit of United Therapeutics Corp to develop pig lungs that have been genetically altered to be compatible with humans, a feat that, if successful, could address the urgent need for transplant...
A new article in The New York Times delves into the details of the first comprehensive review of every reported face transplant procedure performed in the world.” The report ”says the procedure is generally safe and feasible, and should be...
An article in The New York Times’ Well blog reports on a study finding that treating patients with appendicitis with antibiotics alone may be better than surgical treatment. Of the 77 patients in the study, 30 “opted not to have immediate...