What a heartless girl!
From the "toally cool medicine" file:
U.S. teen lives 118 days without heart
Wed Nov 19, 2008 3:55pm EST
By Jim Loney
MIAMI (Reuters) - An American teen-ager survived for nearly four months without a heart, kept alive by a custom-built artificial blood-pumping device, until she was able to have a heart transplant, doctors in Miami said on Wednesday.
Must have been a very boring 4 months for the poor girl, but what a payoff! This is almost as exciting as this story:
Europeans Announce Pioneering Surgery
Published: November 19, 2008
By ALAN COWELL and DENISE GRADY
PARIS — Physicians at four European universities have successfully transplanted a human windpipe, using stem cells from the recipient’s own bone marrow to reline a donor trachea and prevent its rejection by her immune system, according to an article in the British medical journal The Lancet.
I can hardly wait for this technology to mature. Then I can breath easily.
"Anyone can repress a woman, but you need 'dictated' scriptures to feel you're really right in repressing her. In the same way, homophobes thrive everywhere. But you must feel you've got scripture on your side to come up with the tedious 'Adam and Eve not Adam and Steve' style arguments instead of just recognising that some people are different." - Douglas Murray