Tag: transplant
face-transplant

Doctors at the University of Maryland completed a successful face transplant surgery for a man named Richard Lee Norris who lost much of his face in a gun accident in 1995. With up to 150 doctors in the operating room, Norris received new skin from his scalp to his neck, a new jaw, new teeth, […]

German doctors have reason to believe that they may have encountered a possible cure for HIV by means of a bone marrow transplant. From what I understand, some people are resistant to most strains of the HIV virus because their bodies do not produce a molecule that normally acts as a “doorway” for the HIV […]