A Medical First: Woman Successfully Gives Birth With A Donated Womb

For the first time in history, a woman has given birth to a baby after receiving a womb transplant. The mother and child, both of whom are said to be doing well, offer hope to women the world over with missing or non-functional uteruses who desire to carry their own children to term. » 10/05/14 2:10pm 10/05/14 2:10pm

Wonderful Scientists Reverse Paralysis in Dogs

A collaboration of brainiacs from the MRC's Regenerative Medicine Centre and Cambridge University's Veterinary School reversed the paralysis after injecting them with cells grown from the lining of their noses. They're "cautiously optimistic the technique could eventually have a role in the treatment of human… » 11/21/12 10:00am 11/21/12 10:00am

The FDA Is Poised to Approve the First Drug To Prevent HIV Infections

It appears we're on the cusp of a major breakthrough in the prevention of HIV/AIDS. The FDA said yesterday that Truvada, a drug currently used to treat patients with HIV, appears to be effective at preventing HIV infection in healthy people. This would be the first drug of its kind and would obviously have a huge… » 5/09/12 9:45pm 5/09/12 9:45pm