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Hollywood Reporter

Cannes: U.K. Industry Reacts to Ken Loach's Palme d'Or Win
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Christine Langan, head of BBC Films, described the award as a "stunning tribute to one of our most humane filmmakers." "We're honored at BBC Films to ... He is battling cancer for a second time in his life, and so when he recently received some ...

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Hollie Clark's 'pants' campaign helps boost stem cell donors
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A high-profile campaign to try to help a Cardiff girl who needed a bone marrow transplant has helped Wales top the UK table of registered stem cell donors. The Anthony Nolan charity said the #pantsonyourhead campaign for Hollie Clark, along with a a ...


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China is super-sizing science.
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Anything that could interfere with the telescope, such as mobile phones or wireless networks, will be banned, and although the government has offered compensation to those who want to leave, some are unhappy. ... Once the pigs are killed, their corneas ...


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Stem cell search student Vithiya Alphons has transplant from mother
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A student with leukaemia who was at the centre of a worldwide search for a stem cell donor is to have a transplant - thanks to her mother. Vithiya Alphons, 24, has acute myeloid leukaemia and was told she needed a donation urgently. But because of her ...

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Here I Am exhibition: Cancer survivors bare scars
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Some people may find these photographs upsetting. The "Here I am" photographic exhibition is as shocking as it is beautiful. It is an upfront and in-your-face portrayal of how cancer can ravage a body, but the stories behind the pictures are uplifting ...


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China is super-sizing science.
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Once the main source of organs in China was from executed prisoners. But last year, the government stopped this controversial practice, and instead began encouraging people to sign up to donate their corneas after death. Few, though, are choosing to do ...


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Man receives penis transplant in US
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A hospital in Boston has become the first in the US to perform a successful penis transplant, doctors said, calling the operation "a surgical milestone". Thomas Manning, 64, received the donated organ three years after his penis was amputated due to ...
Boston-area hospital completes first US penis transplantRedOrbit
First US penis transplant recipient, 64-year-old Massachusetts man, recovering wellABC Online

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HIV-infected organs transplant success
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HIV-infected organs have been successfully transplanted for the first time into patients with HIV in the UK. In total, two kidneys and two livers were donated after death to seriously ill people who also had the virus. NHS transplant experts said the ...

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Ministers to consider organ donation opt-out despite rejecting bill
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The Scottish government said it would consider bringing forward new legislation on an "opt-out" system for organ donation despite MSPs rejecting a Labour member's bill on the topic. MSPs voted by 59 to 56 to reject taking forward Anne McTaggart's ...
MSPs narrowly vote down organ donation system opt-out billHerald Scotland
Scottish government to pursue own organ transplantation bill after quashing Labour'sCommonSpace
Hundreds of transplant patients will have to wait for law change after MSPs vote down billGlasgow Evening Times

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Kidney transplant: Antrim parents' gratitude after innovative surgery aided by 3D printing
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The parents of a three-year-old toddler who underwent an innovative kidney transplant that involved 3D printing have said they are "very fortunate". Chris and Ciara Boucher, from Antrim, told the Victoria Derbyshire Show that their daughter Lucy was ...
Kidney Transplant: Toddler Receives First Transplant Using 3-D PrintingHeadlines & Global News

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CNN

Doctors perform first US penis transplant
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It involves "surgically grafting the complex microscopic vascular and neural structures of a donor organ onto the comparable structures of the recipient." Put another way, "surgeons connected the intricate vascular and nerve structures of a donor penis ...
Cancer patient receives first penis transplant in USWCVB Boston
Doctors perform first penis transplant in USQ13 FOX
First Penis Transplant: American Cancer Patient Undergoes Long ProcedureAustralia Network News

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In death, fallen officer saves lives
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Grand Junction, Colorado (CNN) Alan Bronson looked at the image of Deputy Derek Geer on his television. ... Bronson pulled himself up on the hospital bed, listening to the news anchor. Deputy .... Bronson was added to the organ transplant list for a heart.

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Hepatitis C deaths hit all-time high in United States
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The greatest risk involves baby boomers -- born between the years of 1945 and 1965 -- who are most likely to have received a blood transfusion or organ transplant before 1992. That's the year all donated blood and organs began to be screened for ...

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Medical errors may be third leading cause of death in the US
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One example involved a patient who had a successful organ transplant and seemed healthy, but had to go back to the hospital for a non-specific complaint. During tests to determine what was wrong, a doctor accidentally cut her liver and hadn't realized it.

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In a first, HIV-positive donor's kidney, liver given to HIV-positive patients
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(CNN) There is new hope for potential transplant recipients living with HIV. Doctors at Johns Hopkins announced Wednesday they successfully performed the first liver transplant from an HIV-positive donor and the first U.S. kidney transplant from the ...
Johns Hopkins performs first US organ transplants between HIV patientsThe Verge
Yale-New Haven Hospital linked to groundbreaking organ transplantsWTNH Connecticut News (press release)
Surgeons Perform First HIV-Positive Organ TransplantsBuzzFeed News
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