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Science breakthrough: Trans woman to get womb transplant in world-first surgery

The donated womb will come either from a dead donor or from someone that had their womb removed when transitioning to become a...

Man given a PIG's heart in world-first transplant may have died as the organ was infected

“We are beginning to learn why he passed on,” said Griffith during the webinar.He added that the virus might have been what “set...

How to live longer: Getting a POO transplant may reverse ageing effects, researchers claim

Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) believe that it is faeces, not facials that will keep your cheeks plump. In their...

Fatty liver disease: Are you itchy? The signs signalling you might need a liver transplant

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) describes a range of conditions that have one thing in common – the build-up of fat in your...

Fatty liver disease: The sign on your skin indicating ‘you may need’ a liver transplant

Other “severe” symptoms that might signal cirrhosis also include swelling in the legs, ankles, feet or tummy.Once you develop severe cirrhosis, you might...

First person to receive pig heart transplant dies two months after groundbreaking surgery

David Bennett Sr, from Baltimore in the US state of Maryland, received the heart of a genetically-altered pig to replace his own on...