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Liver transplant 'game changing' treatment approved

A new procedure for storing livers donated for transplant has been hailed a “game changer” and approved for use on the NHS. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) say perfusion machines could increase the number of livers that can be safely used for transplantation. They store donated livers at body temperature, which… Read More »

This Woman's Lung Transplant Gave Her A Peanut Allergy – IFLScience

In terms of the effort-to-smugness ratio, becoming an organ donor is probably just about the best thing you can do with your time. It’s easy – you can sign up online if you don’t live somewhere with opt-out laws – it’s incredibly convenient, since you’ll be dead by the time the donation actually happens, and you… Read More »

Woman Develops Donor's Peanut Allergy After Lung Transplant – Live Science

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Woman Develops Donor’s Peanut Allergy After Lung Transplant  Live Science Sometimes, you just really want a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. And, as long as you’re not allergic to the ingredients, that’s totally fine. At least, that’s what … "allergy|acne" – Google News