Swedish Doctors Carry-Out First Successful Mother-Daughter Uterus…

More than a year after kicking around the procedure's viability, doctors at the University of Goteborg in Sweden have performed the first mother-to-daughter uterus transplants, though they're saving all the back-patting for when (or if) the daughters, who began IVF treatment before the surgery, actually conceive. » 9/18/12 9:15pm 9/18/12 9:15pm

Have Scientists Finally Figured Out How to Turn Off Our Biological…

If your first period signals the official "start" of your usefulness as a baby vessel, then menopause is the long, slow death wail of your fertility. No matter how much money you throw at your uterus, if your ovaries go menopausal it's all systems no on mission pregnancy. Or, at least, it used to be. Everything might… » 7/05/12 11:30am 7/05/12 11:30am

Doctors Transplant a Heart After It's Been Dropped in the Street


Here's a story that really tests the limits of the five-second rule. A heart was being transported to a hospital in Mexico City to be transplanted into a patient there. After it was unloaded from the helicopter outside the hospital, the lid of the cooler it was in came loose, and the heart feel out onto the street.… » 1/25/12 9:00pm 1/25/12 9:00pm