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US surgeon explains pig kidney-human transplant test

[ad_1] US surgeons say they have successfully transplanted the kidney of a genetically modified pig into a brain-dead human. The two-hour operation took place at the New York University Langone Health medical centre and, according to experts, is the most advanced experiment in the field so far.Lead investigator, Dr Robert Montgomery, explains the procedure.Read more: Pig kidney transplanted into brain-dead person [ad_2] Source link
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Teenager Sarah Buckle woke up in hospital after a suspected spiking incident

[ad_1] Sarah Buckle woke up in hospital after a suspected spiking incident in a Nottingham nightclub in September.The 19-year-old spoke to Breakfast's Naga Munchetty about finding a pin prick wound on her hand.She said since she spoke about her experience, others have got in touch to share what happened to them, and said she still feels "incredibly nervous" when out at night. [ad_2] Source link
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Weight loss and mental health: ‘Food has been my happiness’

[ad_1] New research for the BBC has highlighted the mental health anguish that thousands of people living with obesity feel everyday. A survey by Ipsos Mori found that those who are severely overweight had the poorest mental health and felt shame, embarrassment and despair when they look in the mirror.Watch 28-year-old India on her weight loss and mental health journey, as the BBC followed her over five months.Correspondent - Jeremy
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Severe pregnancy illness: ‘I won’t have another baby’

[ad_1] Laura Anderson shares her experience of hyperemesis gravidarum during her pregnancy two years ago.HG is a condition of prolonged and severe nausea and vomiting. Some women can be left vomiting up to 100 times a day.The Duchess of Cambridge experienced the illness during her three pregnancies.For information and support for issues covered in this video, visit bbc.co.uk/actionline [ad_2] Source link