Study: Fully Paralyzed ALS Patient Uses Brain Implant to Communicate
A fully paralyzed patient with ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, has regained his ability to communicate via a…
March 23, 2022
First Woman Reported Cured of HIV After Stem Cell Transplant
The study suggests that an important element to the success is the transplantation of HIV-resistant cells.
February 16, 2022
Boston Patient Removed from Heart Transplant List for Being Unvaccinated
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, which is a Harvard teaching facility, said research had shown transplant recipients were at a much higher risk of dying from COVID compared to non-transplant patients.
January 26, 2022
First Ever Genetically Modified Pig-to-Human Kidney Transplant Successfully Completed
Doctors from UAB told Newsweek that the procedure consisted of transplanting two genetically-modified pig kidneys into the abdomen of a brain-dead human patient named Jim Parsons, 57, who was involved in a dirt bike accident.
January 21, 2022
Biden To Send More Military Medics to U.S. Hospitals in COVID-19 Hot Spots
Hospitals due to receive the health workers welcomed the assistance but cautioned the teams ranging in size from seven to 25 might not be enough to slow the surge.
January 14, 2022
Nurses Across the U.S. Strike Against COVID Working Conditions
Nurses "are enraged to see that, for our government and our employers, it’s all about what’s good for business, not what’s good for public health," NNU President Zenei Triunfo-Cortez said in a statement.
January 14, 2022
Hot Mic Catches Fauci Calling GOP Senator ‘A Moron’
After the back-and-forth ended, Fauci could be heard muttering, "What a moron" and "Jesus Christ" in a clip tweeted by Mediaite.
January 12, 2022
U.S. Man Recovering After ‘Breakthrough’ Pig-Heart Transplant
He also warned against attempts to rewrite history without understanding the context of the times in which people lived
January 11, 2022
Hockey Fan Awarded $10,000 Scholarship After Spotting Man’s Cancerous Mole at NHL Game
Nadia Popovici wrote a message on her phone urging Brian Hamilton, the Vancouver Canucks' assistant equipment manager, to get his mole checked out.
January 4, 2022
New Supply Chain Crisis: Medical Supplies
U.S. ecommerce sales jumped 11% in this year's holiday shopping season, according to Mastercard SpendingPulse report, yet again underscoring the COVID-19 pandemic's role in transforming customers' shopping habits.
December 27, 2021