Tag Archives: Transplant

9 dead, dozens critical & need liver transplant as 700+ get poisoned by wild mushrooms in Iran

More than 700 people have been poisoned after eating wild mushrooms in Iran, the country’s emergency services said. At least 9 people have so far died while dozens remain in critical condition, local media report. “The latest emergency statistics show that 721 people have been poisoned by poisonous mushrooms, of which 190 were hospitalized, 523 were cleared, and nine died,” ...

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World first: Frenchman undergoes second face transplant

A Frenchman whose body rejected a face transplant has become the first person in the world to undergo the procedure a second time. The unnamed man in his 40s, who received his first transplant seven years ago, spent nearly two months in an induced coma without a face until a second donor was found on Monday, according to a joint ...

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World's first human head transplant ‘imminent’ – Italian surgeon

Published time: 17 Nov, 2017 15:23 Controversial Italian doctor Sergio Canavero claims he’s carried out the world’s first successful human head transplant, albeit on a corpse. Canavero says a transplant on a live subject is now imminent. Canavero made his extraordinary announcement Friday, at a press conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna. The Italian neurologist said he carried out the ...

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Selena Gomez reveals she had kidney transplant

Selena Gomez revealed some shocking health news. The pop star received a kidney transplant recently to help with her Lupus disease from her longtime pal, actress Francia Raisa, Gomez shared on Instagram Thursday. “I’m very aware some of my fans had noticed I was laying low for part of the summer and questioning why I wasn’t promoting my new music, ...

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Selena Gomez Was in Dire Straits for Months Before Kidney Transplant

Selena GomezIn Dire Straits for MonthsBefore Kidney Transplant 9/14/2017 6:19 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Selena Gomez‘s kidneys were failing long before she received her transplant … TMZ has learned. We’ve learned when Selena was in Chicago for The Weeknd‘s concert back in May she was rushed to the hospital because of kidney failure. Abel was right by her side. At that point ...

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Selena Gomez Underwent Kidney Transplant, Donor Best Friend Francia Raisa

Selena GomezUnderwent Kidney TransplantBest Friend Donor 9/14/2017 3:36 AM PDT Selena Gomez underwent a kidney transplant this summer, and the donor was her best friend. Selena posted this pic post surgery of her and kidney donor Francia Raisa.  She said, “I’m very aware some of my fans had noticed i was laying low for part of the summer and questioning ...

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Teen denied double-lung transplant after smoking pot once: family

A teen was denied a double-lung transplant in Utah due to the fact that he smoked marijuana on Thanksgiving night with pals, his family said. Riley Hancey, 19, was eventually able to undergo the life-saving treatment in Philadelphia, however only after a physician had informed him to “get your affairs in order,” his dad informed TV station KSL.” I took ...

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Bijou Phillips Rushed to Hospital, Needs Kidney Transplant

2/16/2017 9:38 AM PST EXCLUSIVE Bijou Phillips desperately needs a kidney transplant after suffering a blood infection … TMZ has learned. The 36-year-old actress and socialite was rushed to a Santa Barbara hospital Wednesday night. Her husband, Danny Masterson, was by her side at the hospital. Sources tell us Bijou had been feeling sick and her fever spiked … prompting the ...

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