News Roundup #5: Heart-dropping, turkish triple transplant, transplant tourism ban, further fecal matters

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Handle with care Apparently, a heart doesn’t break if you drop it.  In Mexico, the heart that was fumbled en route was actually successfully transplanted.  It seems they took a page out of the One Tree Hill book. But thank god there wasn’t a hungry canine. Turkey: A transplantation juggernaut? WaPo reports on the world’s … Continue reading

News roundup #1: Critical need for Latino donors, successful UK Sikh temple drive, fecal transplant commentary and more

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Great local NBC news coverage from South Texas about the dwindling numbers of blood and tissue donors, with a special focus on the Latino community (video and article). Sikh temple drive in Leicester, UK yields 600 marrow donors (BBC News).  Here’s a video of the BBC TV news coverage. Wired Magazine has some interesting commentary … Continue reading

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