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Composer Marvin Hamlisch, who wrote the scores for films and shows including The Sting and A Chorus Line, has died in Los Angeles, aged 68

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...delphia Orchestra and was due to lead the New York Philharmonic at its New Year’s Eve concert. Marvin Hamlisch is survived by his wife of 25 years, Terre.   Related search articles:marvin hamlisch kidney transplant why did marvin hamlisch need a kidney transplant barbra streisand iq barbra streisand upskirt has dance moms abby lee miller loses weight marvin hamlisch autopsy results pla...

The British researchers from Sanger Institute used cutting-edge methods to correct a genetic mutation in stem cells derived from a patient's skin biopsy, and then grew them into fresh liver cells

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A new stem cell technique for growing working liver cells which could eventually avoid the need for liver transplant has been developed by British scientists from Sanger Institute and Cambridge University. The British researchers used cutting-edge methods to correct a genetic mutation in stem cells derived from a patient’s skin biopsy, and then grew them into fresh liver cells. The scientis...

Former US Vice-President Dick Cheney is accused of favoritism over his heart surgery, as he was too old to receive a heart transplant

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...n question on very short notice. Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs was one example of that, as he was on a transplant list in Tennessee and received a new liver at a hospital there in 2009 even though he lived in California.   Related search articles:Ed King Heart Transplant dick surgery for women did dick cheney move up on the heart transplant list ed after heart transplant ed kings heart transpl...

Connie Culp was the first person to receive a face transplant in the U.S in 2008, after her top lip, nose, roof of her mouth, one eye and both cheeks were destroyed by then husband Tom Culp, who brutally shot her in the face after flying into a rage

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...ge caused by the gun blast. Connie Culp before the horrific attack in 2004 Connie Culp before face transplant in 2008   Connie Culp after face transplant in 2011 With her children Steven, 30, and Alicia, 28 at her side, Connie Culp battled on, always taking comfort in the miracle that she had survived. Connie Culp even visited her husband in prison to comfort him. But despite her unshakabl...

Rochelle Wiseman and Marvin Humes announce that they got engaged during their holiday in the Caribbean

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Rochelle Wiseman and Marvin Humes announce that they got engaged during their holiday in the Caribbean. The Saturdays singer, Rochelle Wiseman, 22, took to Twitter immediately after JLS star Marvin Humes, 26, proposed her to reveal the news, posting a picture of the ecstatic couple on the beach toasting with champagne. Rochelle Wiseman proudly flashes her dazzling engagement ring, an enormous hea...

Former US Vice President Dick Cheney has finally had a heart transplant on Saturday after waiting more than 20 months on the transplant list

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Former US Vice President Dick Cheney has finally had a heart transplant on Saturday after waiting more than 20 months on the transplant list, his office said. Dick Cheney, 71, is now recovering in hospital The major surgery had been carried out on Saturday at the Inova Fairfax Hospital in Virginia. Dick Cheney has had heart problems for much of his adult life, suffering five heart attacks since t...

Derya Sert, who had the world’s first successful womb transplant, is set to undergo IVF in a bid to fulfill her dream of motherhood

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...orn by caesarean, which carries the risks of surgery. Prof. Omer Ozkan, who performed the pioneering transplant on 22-year-old Derya Sert in August last year, announced her IVF treatment at a conference attended by the world’s top transplant specialists. The event was organized by Richard Smith, a consultant at Imperial College London who could be ready to perform similar operations on British wom...

Stem cells given alongside a kidney transplant could remove the need for a lifetime anti-rejection treatment with immune-suppressing drugs

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Stem cells given alongside a kidney transplant could remove the need for a lifetime anti-rejection treatment with immune-suppressing drugs, say scientists. Early tests of stem cells injection alongside a kidney transplant at US hospitals were successful in a small number of patients. According to the journal Science Translational Medicine, the majority no longer need anti-rejection medication. Re...

Regularly eating fast food can damage your liver in ways that are surprisingly similar to hepatitis

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Regularly eating fast food can damage your liver in ways that are surprisingly similar to hepatitis, a new study shows. The results were revealed on the television program, The Doctors, where it was found that even just a month of eating fast food can cause significant changes to your liver. French fries in particular were dangerous because of the extra ingredients added. “We know that they are a...

Chemosat and metastatic liver cancer

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...to Europeo di Oncologia – IEO), Milan, Italy, announced Delcath System. Two patients with inoperable liver-dominant metastases from ocular melanoma and gastric cancer were treated with the Generation One version of Chemosat system, and there were no procedure-related complications. “The Chemosat system represents an important advancement in treatment options for cancers in the liver, which h...

Charla Nash face transplant three views

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...food. She can breathe through her nose and even she can smell and taste the food. Charla Nash face transplant three views before and after attack and after the transplant               [googlead tip="vertical_mare" aliniat="dreapta"] Dr. Bohdan Pomahac, director of the BWH Plastic Surgery Transplantation Program, is satisfied with recovery progress. He led the...

US doctors at the University of Maryland gave Richard Norris a new face, including jaw, teeth and tongue, in an operation that is the most extensive face transplant ever performed

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...d his sense of smell. The US government estimates that 200 wounded troops might be eligible for face transplants. The first face transplant was performed in France in 2005, on a woman who was mauled by her dog. In 2010 surgeons in Spain carried out the world’s first full face transplant.   Related search articles:face transplant breaking news tyler perry car accident tongue transplant...

New York Lottery officials cut Marvin Martinez a check for the winning ticket he found raking leaves last November in the wake of Superstorm Sandy

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Marvin Rosales Martinez, the man who stumbled upon an orphaned $1 million lottery ticket a month after Hurricane Sandy, has finally been awarded the prize money. New York Lottery officials cut 27-year-old Marvin Martinez a check Friday for the winning ticket he found raking leaves last November in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. New York Lottery officials cut Marvin Martinez a check for the winnin...

Polish doctors say they have performed a total face transplant on a 33-year-old man whose face was torn off in an accident with stone-cutting machinery

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Polish doctors say they have performed a total face transplant on a 33-year-old man whose face was torn off in an accident with stone-cutting machinery. Surgeons at the Oncology Center in Gliwice said the 27-hour operation was performed on May 15, just weeks after the accident. The head of the team of doctors, Adam Maciejewski, said it was the world’s first life-saving face transplant carri...

The first double-leg transplant was carried out in July 2011 by surgeon Pedro Cavadas, who also led a team that carried out the first double hand transplant in 2006

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...tal La Fe. The hospital said treatment of the unspecified illness was “more urgent”. The transplant was carried out in July 2011 by surgeon Pedro Cavadas, who also led a team that carried out the first double hand transplant in 2006. The first double-leg transplant was carried out in July 2011 by surgeon Pedro Cavadas, who also led a team that carried out the first double hand transpl...

LashXLR8R is aimed at those who want to give their brows a natural boost, without the use of eyebrow pencils

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...who want to give their brows a natural boost, without the use of eyebrow pencils   THE EYEBROW TRANSPLANT Performed by Dr. Raghu Reddy, one of the UK’s leading hair restoration experts, at The Private Clinic on Harley Street, the eyebrow transplant uses “third generation follicular unit extraction” (3G FUE) to provide a solution for patients who have over-plucked their eyebrows beyond...

Dallas Wiens, who became the first person in the US to receive a full face transplant, got married to fellow burn patient Jamie Nash

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Dallas Wiens, of Fort Worth, Texas, who became the first person in the US to receive a full face transplant, got married on Saturday to fellow burn patient Jamie Nash that he met at a support group. Dallas Wiens was severely injured in a bizarre construction accident in 2008 when he came into contact with a high-voltage power line. Jamie Nash, of Garland, Texas, nearly died in a car crash in Enni...

Surgeons at Hacettepe University Hospital in Ankara, Turkey, have today performed the world's first ever quadruple limb transplant, attaching two arms and two legs to a young man

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...niversity Hospital in Ankara, Turkey, have today performed the world's first ever quadruple limb transplant, attaching two arms and two legs to a young man   Dr. Murat Tuncer says his team also performed a separate face transplant on another patient yesterday – the second in Turkey this year. The first in the country was performed on Turkish teenager Ugur Acar, who lost 70% of his f...

Derya Sert, the first woman in the world who received a womb from a cadaver in a seven-hour operation

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...y is a boy, we will name him after our doctor.” Dr. Omer Ozkan, who has just carried out a full face transplant, has been contacted by women from all over the world desperate to have womb transplants. But he does not plan to do another of the operations until he has seen if Derya Sert is able to have a healthy baby. Dr. Omer Ozkan said: “This is the first successful womb transplant but the most di...

After 36 years since Jimmy Hoffa disappeared, his driver Marvin Elkind has claimed he knows where the former Teamsters boss is buried and how he got there, and all it was revealed a new book, “The Weasel: A Double Life in the Mob”, by Adrian Humphreys

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...of America’s most enduring mysteries. After 36 years since Jimmy Hoffa disappeared, his driver Marvin Elkind has claimed he knows where the former Teamsters boss is buried and how he got there, and all it was revealed a new book, “The Weasel: A Double Life in the Mob”, by Adrian Humphreys. Marvin Elkind claimed Jimmy Hoffa was killed by a mob enforcer and buried in the foundations of the tow...

Cancer survivor Robin Roberts attended an intimate wedding for ABC News weatherman Sam Champion and his partner Rubem Robierb on Friday

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...rrow once known as preleukemia. The 52-year-old underwent a course of chemotherapy in advance of the transplant later this year in which her sister was the donor. After undergoing a bone marrow transplant, Robin Roberts was discharged from the hospital a month later. She was briefly re-admitted when her body was fighting a common infection, but was out of the hospital within a few days. Although R...

Charla Nash has spoken publicly for the first time since she had a face transplant

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...r ordeal. Charla Nash before the chimp attack Charla Nash spoke of her disappointment that her hand transplant was unsuccessful, but she’s optimistic she may one day get a successful hand transplant. Charla Nash’s recovery will take years and she will always have to take anti-rejection drugs. One of her doctors, Bohdan Pomahac said it would be a gradual recovery. “Nine months to a yea...

Charla Nash says she feels at home in her new skin two years after her face transplant

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...who was blinded in the 2009 attack, was fitted with brown glass eyes and hopes to get a double hand transplant after the first one failed. She received a revolutionary full-face transplant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston nearly two years after the attack. The operation – performed by a team of more than 30 surgeons and nurses – and subsequent recovery were widely covered. Prior to the s...

Two Swedish women could be able to give birth using the wombs in which they were carried

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...been working on the project since 1999. Turkish doctors said they had performed a successful uterus transplant last year, giving a womb from a deceased donor to a young woman, but Dr. Michael Olausson said he was not sure whether the recipient had yet started undergoing fertility treatment. The first widely reported womb transplant from a live donor was performed in 2000, in Saudi Arabia, but the...

A lower jaw created by LayerWise 3D printer has been fitted to an 83-year-old woman's face in what doctors say is the first transplant of its kind

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...y a 3D printer has been fitted to an 83-year-old woman’s face in what doctors say is the first transplant of its kind. The transplant was carried out in June in the Netherlands, but is only now being publicized. The implant was made out of titanium powder – heated and fused together by a laser, one layer at a time. Technicians say the operation’s success paves the way for the use...