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D'Zhana Simmons Lives for 118 Days Without a Heart Before Getting Transplant - USA
Health & Wellness  (tags: usa, florida, heart heart transplant, artificial, arificial heart, life saving, teenager, good news, medical breakthrough )

- 1975 days ago -
D'ZHANA Simmons says she felt like a "fake person" for 118 days when she had no heart beating. "But I know I really was here," the 14-year-old said, "and I did live without a heart."
Windpipe Transplant Breakthrough - Spain/England
Health & Wellness  (tags: spain, bristol, england, windpipe, transplant, stem cells, health, technology, good news )

- 1977 days ago -
Scientists in Spain have carried out the world's first tissue-engineered whole organ transplant - a windpipe - made with a patient's own stem cells. The groundbreaking technology also means for the first time tissue transplants can be carried out without
Frazer to Unveil Skin Cancer Vaccine - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, queensland, vaccine, good news, skin cancer, professor frazer, research, study, health )

- 1980 days ago -
Human trials of a world-first skin cancer vaccine could start as early as next year. Professor Ian Frazer, who developed the vaccine for cervical cancer, is due to outline his latest skin cancer breakthrough at the Australian Health and Medical Research C
Researchers Find Cancer-Inhibiting Compound Under the Sea
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, health, interesting, good news, prevention, illness, healthcare, treatment, study )

- 2081 days ago -
Researchers have discovered a marine compound off the coast of Key Largo that inhibits cancer cell growth in laboratory tests, a finding they hope will fuel the development of new drugs to better battle the disease
Natural Health Advocates Defeat Government Power-Grab!
Health & Wellness  (tags: NATURAL, HEALTH, PRODUCTS., Mr. Mercola, Canada, Law C-51, Tony Clement, search, police, state, protection, Body-Mind-Spirit, AlternativeMed, ethics, investigation, medicine, treatment, Good News )

- 2101 days ago -
AUDIO:In a surprising victory for natural health proponents, Canadian Health Minister Tony Clement has agreed to the key demands of a grassroots campaign against restrictions on homeopathic medicines and herbal remedies in new legislation
Bush Signs Anti-Discrimination Bill
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, government, good news, law, protection, prevention )

- 2159 days ago -
President Bush on Wednesday signed legislation to protect people from losing their jobs or health insurance when genetic testing reveals they are susceptible to costly diseases.Broadly embraced in Congress, the anti-discrimination measure aims to ensure t
Ethiopian Teen Prepares for Free Facial Operation
Health & Wellness  (tags: Good News, treatment, humans, healthcare, health, children )

- 2222 days ago -
NORFOLK -- The day after running in the Final Mile as part of the Shamrock Sportsfest, one teenager from Ethiopia will receive free facial surgery in Norfolk.
Operation Smile Performs Free Surgery on Ethiopian Teenager
Health & Wellness  (tags: free, healthcare, treatment, children, dental, Good News )

- 2222 days ago -
NORFOLK -- A 15-year-old from Ethiopia finally received a life-altering surgery Tuesday.
States Welcome Health Funding Arrangements - Outcome - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, state, federal, government, ministers, good news, surgery, hospitals, healthcare )

- 2288 days ago -
The states and territories have welcomed a new deal with the Commonwealth to slash elective surgery waiting lists by 25,000 operations this year. The meeting of the nation's treasurers and health ministers has agreed to an immediate $150 million plan to
DJs Stage Hunger Strike for Improved Sanitation
Health & Wellness  (tags: prevention, health, water, sanitation, activists, good news )

- 2291 days ago -
UNITED NATIONS, Dec 26 (IPS) - In a six day hunger strike in cooperation with a Belgian and Swiss radio station, Dutch station 3fm raised 12.6 million dollars for clean drinking water and sanitation programmes around the world.
'Miracle Baby' Could Come to Australia - Samoa/Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: samoa, australia, nz, new zealand, baby, deformity, surgery, life, good news )

- 2294 days ago -
A BADLY deformed Samoan baby denied entry to New Zealand for surgery has been offered hope by an Adelaide church. The South Pacific Islands Community Christian Church in Adelaide plans to bring the girl to Australia for treatment.
New Clues for Liver Cirrhosis Treatment
Health & Wellness  (tags: liver, pulmonary fibrosis, scleroderma, burns, liver, good news, cirrhosis, disease, health, illness, interesting, humans, study, research )

- 2299 days ago -
The finding promises new treatments for cirrhosis and other scarring diseases of the liver, and perhaps for other scarring-related conditions such as pulmonary fibrosis, scleroderma, and burns.
E. Coli Victim Awake After 9 Weeks In Coma
Health & Wellness  (tags: Good News, coma.e.coli, disease, recovery, miracle, drug-induced, healthcare )

- 2299 days ago -
Stephanie Smith's family is calling her recovery a miracle. The 20-year-old Cold Spring woman recently regained consciousness after spending more than nine weeks in a drug-induced coma.
Fifteen Ready to Give Kidney - Tasmania, Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: kidney transplant, living donor, australia, tasmania, good news )

- 2311 days ago -
FIFTEEN southern Tasmanians are hoping to become live donors and give a kidney to a sick stranger. They came forward after Tasmanian kidney donor Michelle Eather last month launched a national search for living donors.
World-First Surgery Saves Boy's Eyesight - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, West papua, eye child, sydney, good news, world first )

- 2314 days ago -
A TWO-year-old West Papuan refugee has undergone world-first surgery to correct a rare eye abnormality and save his sight. Julian Inarkombu had a rare congenital eye abnormality - cryptophtalmos - in which eyelids fail to form properly and skin fuses to t

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