Chinese Medics Allegedly Kill Death Row Prisoners, Remove Internal Organs

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Chinese surgeons at state-run civilian and military hospitals had removed the hearts of death row prisoners even before brain death declaration, new research in Australia found. The research concluded that Chinese surgeons became the executioners on behalf of the state. …

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U.S. Surgeons Successfully Transplant Pig Heart to Human For the First Time

Surgeons in the United States successfully transplanted a heart from a genetically-modified pig to a human being for the first time. David Bennett, 57, received the pig heart in an experimental surgery on Jan. 7 and is doing well three …

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U.S. Veterans Affairs Department to Offer Gender Confirmation Surgery to Transgender Veterans

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is “moving ahead” to offer gender confirmation surgery to transgender veterans, Secretary Denis McDonough announced last June 19. “We are taking the first necessary steps to expand VA’s care to include gender …

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