- Boy who lost hands to infection gets double-hand transplant Updated: Jul-29-15 2:40 am
PHILADELPHIA - An 8-year-old boy who lost his hands and feet to a serious infection has become the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant, surgeons said Tuesday.
- Bristol-Myers wins approval for 1st hepatitis C type 3 drug Updated: Jul-24-15 6:02 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - An experimental drug for one of the hardest-to-treat types of hepatitis C has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, adding to the surge of new options - all much more effective but extremely costly - for patients with the liver-destroying virus.
- Family receives gift of life after daughter's tragic death Updated: Jul-21-15 6:16 am
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Days after a 12-year-old Louisville girl drowned in a swimming pool, the family of the deceased girl has been able to donate the girl's organs to possibly save the life of another family member.
- California law backs organ transplants for medical pot users Updated: Jul-06-15 4:10 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that will prevent doctors and hospitals from denying organ transplants to medical marijuana users just because of their pot use.