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An extra organ or body part is more common than you think

Doctors thought they were operating on a malignant tumour when they set about removing an unusual oval lump on the right side of a 40-year-old woman's body. What they recovered instead was a perfectly normal and fully functioning ...

Jun 13, 2017
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The bromance is blossoming, says study

After winning Olympic gold in the men's synchronised three-metre springboard last year, British diver Jack Laugher ran, in only Speedos, to his diving partner and housemate, Chris Mears, for a heartwarming victory cuddle. ...

Jun 08, 2017
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Revolutionary biopsy-reading invention reaches the masses

A groundbreaking University of Alberta invention that will impact transplant patients' outcomes—and possibly cancer outcomes in the future—is poised to become widely available now that the transplant test has been licensed ...

Jun 08, 2017
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Court ruling potentially threatens physicians' immunity

(HealthDay)—A court ruling allowing a civil rights lawsuit against a medical examiner may have serious consequences for physicians in public service, according to a report published by the American Medical Association.

Jun 04, 2017
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Surrogacy—the impossible dream of a fair trade baby

While western couples get their longed-for child, Indian surrogate mothers are left with a feeling of having sacrificed more than they have gained. Surrogacy can never become a win-win situation, according to anthropologist ...

Jun 02, 2017
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