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June 7, 2022 – A poor-quality human liver was repaired inside a machine for 3 days before it was successfully transplanted into a cancer patient with advanced cirrhosis who otherwise had a “near zero” chance of getting a liver in time, according to a new report.
The human liver stays youthful even while the rest of our bodies grow old, according to new research, and on average the organ is is less than three years old, no matter what the age of the person it’s attached to.
When I was growing up in the 1960s, chewing gum was a big deal. TV ads showcased the doublemint twins and their stick gum, and the small squares of chiclets. Kids preferred tiny bricks of pink Bazooka with the folded-up shiny papers bearing dumb comics.
Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration decided Tuesday that authorizing Novavax’s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use in adults would be beneficial, bringing it one step closer to being administered across the country.