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A federal court ruled that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius must place 10-year-old Pennsylvanian Sarah Murnaghan on the adult waiting list for donated lungs, The Associated Press reported. After saying she had no intention of getting involved earlier in the week, Sebelius was ordered to...
A video in Scientific American discusses new breakthrough research with Harald Ott, Instructor in Surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospitals in Boston. Ott and his team have been harvesting dead organs, such as hearts, lungs, limbs, and kidneys, and bringing them back to life to one day be used for...
Reuters reports “A donated human liver has been kept alive, warm and functioning outside a human being on a newly-developed machine and then successfully transplanted into patients in a medical world first.” Currently, livers for transplant are kept on ice, which does not simulate normal body...