A team of surgeons at the Cleveland Clinic have performed the first uterus transplant in the United States. A 26-year-old woman underwent the nine-hour operation on Wednesday, setting the stage for a future pregnancy — and what might possibly become a routine procedure in US hospitals.
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An Italian neuroscientist who has been advocating for head transplants now wants to make one actually happen. He'll be announcing a project at a surgical conference later this year. Here's a human head transplant will work — supposedly.
It's turning into quite a year for HIV treatment. First, a baby girl was functionally cured of the HIV virus, then 14 adults were successfully treated with early-stage ARV drugs. Now, two men with longstanding HIV infections have been freed from HIV drugs thanks to bone marrow transplants. We're really getting there.