Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mysterious liver illness seen in kids in US, Europe

Health officials in several countries are investigating mysterious cases of severe liver disease in children, and they think it may be related to a kind of virus usually associated with colds.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO monitors hepatitis of unknown origin in UK children

The World Health Organization said Friday it was monitoring cases of hepatitis of unknown origin in dozens of children in Britain, some of whom required a liver transplant.

Surgery

5 reasons to consider becoming an organ donor

While 2021 proved to be a record-breaking year for organ donation in the U.S., many people are still hesitant to register to become a donor. Nationwide, only about 48% of people are registered to be organ donors, according ...

Oncology & Cancer

Double lung transplant saves US man with terminal cancer

US doctors announced Thursday they had successfully performed a double lung transplant on a patient with terminal lung cancer, giving new hope to others who also are in advanced stages of the deadly disease.

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