A fecal transplant of viruses shows promise in mice for treating obesity and type 2 diabetes, report researchers.
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A new website aims to connect COVID-19 survivors who could donate convalescent plasma, potential recipients, and their physicians.
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The machine breaks records for how long livers can last outside the body but can also rejuvenate livers rejected for transplantation.
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Exploiting a feature of the immune system could open the door for stem cell transplants to repair the brain without the need for lifelong medication.
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"This group is essentially saying, 'I don't like giving compensation to kidney donors, but if you tell me it can save a lot of lives, then I'm for it.'"
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A policy change regarding lung transplants increases logistical burdens and raises costs, say researchers.
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Measuring the exact squishiness of blood-forming stem cells could lead to better bone marrow transplants.
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