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NHS could soon begin giving heart transplant patients organs from PIGS

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US surgeon behind world-first op to give dying man a PIG heart says procedure could see animal organs 'on demand' in future — as top expert says they could be free on NHS in a decadeDr Bartley Griffith said new op co...

Third dose of vaccine is more effective in organ transplant recipients

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Third dose of Covid vaccine can raise antibody levels by as much 687-fold in organ transplant recipients who had almost no virus-fighting immune cells after two shots, study findsThird dose of vaccine led to high ant...

Pig heart transplant recipient stabbed a man seven times in 1988

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Dying handyman who got second chance at life with a generically-modified PIG heart transplant stabbed man seven times in 1988 leaving him wheelchair-bound: Sentenced to 10 years for attack on 22-year-old man who was ...

Face transplant survivor speaks about new life years after surgery 

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'I want to show people that were like me you can accomplish anything': Face transplant survivor who suffered severe burns during housefire speaks about his new life six years after the life-threatening surgery Patric...

Man scammed by follower asking for £2,000 to fund a kidney transplant

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Influecer, 28, reveals he feels 'humiliated' after being conned into sending £2,000 to a follower who claimed she was a US woman in need of a kidney transplantCosmin Cernica, 28, who lives in Chelsea, was scammed by ...

Could a POO transplant treat Covid?

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Could a POO transplant treat Covid? Two infected men in Poland saw their virus symptoms clear up rapidly after procedureMen aged 19 and 80 received poo transplants while infected with Covid Both had underlying condit...

Surgeons successfully transplant two PIG KIDNEYS into brain dead human

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Surgeons successfully transplant two PIG KIDNEYS into a brain dead human, marking a 'significant step' in the decades-long quest to use animal organs for life-saving transplantsUS patient had the genetically modified...

Man undergoes world’s first double arm and shoulder transplant

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Man who underwent world's first double arm and shoulder transplant after an electrical accident says he can now flex his biceps - and just wants to be able to hug his wife and grandkidsFelix Gretarsson, 49, is six mo...

Father-of-two, 31, has been taken off the heart transplant list

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'We're being pressured to choose a shot that could kill him': Wife of gravely ill anti-vax dad-of-two, 31, slams hospital for taking him off the heart transplant list because he's unvaccinatedFather-of-two DJ Ferguso...

Britain’s longest-surviving heart transplant patient turns 90

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Britain's longest-surviving heart transplant patient turns 90 despite being told he had just eight years to live after operation in 1990Ted Warner underwent heart transplant surgery in 1990 at the age of 59  At the t...

Man refused transplant because he isn’t vaxxed has heart pump fitted

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Father of two, 31, who was refused a heart transplant because he is unvaccinated has undergone surgery to fit a mechanical pump which his family hopes will keep him alive for another five yearsDJ Ferguson, a 31-year-...

Bride who had organ transplant walked down aisle by donor’s father

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Bride who had a life-saving organ transplant is walked down the aisle by the father of the donor who died in a crash days before her own weddingDiana Donnarumma, 28, required urgent transplant following intestinal fa...

Baby becomes first person ever to receive heart and thymus transplant

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American baby makes medical history by becoming first person ever to receive a new heart AND thymus in op that could change future of organ transplantsEaston Sinnamon, from North Carolina, born with weak heart & ...

Transplant patient’s fear of catching killer Covid bug

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'I asked my doctors for a third jab and they didn't know what I was talking about': Transplant patient's fear of catching killer Covid bugSteve Richardson suffered kidney failure and barely left his house since 2019 ...

Why I had a £6,000 eyebrow transplant: I feel like a teenager again

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Why I had a £6,000 eyebrow transplant: It was six hours of agony, but it's made me feel like a teenager again, writes LIZ JONESLiz Jones explains how a six-hour procedure gave her 'Cara Delevingne' brows The UK-based...

Kieron Dyer, 42, reveals he needs a LIVER TRANSPLANT

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Ex-Newcastle and England footballer Kieron Dyer, 42, reveals he needs an urgent LIVER TRANSPLANT after being diagnosed with rare disease... months after suffering a collapsed lung while filming Celebrity SASIpswich T...

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