U.S. man operates on himself with a butter knife
A 63-year-old man attempted to fix a hernia by plunging a butter knife into himself, according to California police reports.
New artificial heart may give new hope to thousands
Right now, there are about 3,000 people waiting for a heart transplant in the United States. On average, about 2,100 will receive a donor heart. That leaves hundreds dying each year waiting for their perfect match. Now, a new artificial heart may give these patients, and thousands more, new hope for a new heart.
Kidney patient turns to Craigslist to find donor
A 28-year old woman on a waiting list for transplants posted an ad on Craigslist seeking a donor when she became afraid she would not get an organ in time to save her.
Group B strep test kit can detect strep faster
A clinical trial has shown that diagnostics company NanoLogix‘s rapid bacteria-detection test kits for Group B strep are, in fact, rapid.
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