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New implant replaces impaired middle ear

Chalmer’s University of Technology has invented a new implant to replace the middle ear. It treats mechanical hearing loss (from inflammation, bone disease or infection) in the outer or middle ear.


Cancer suppressor gene links metabolism with cellular aging

Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania have found an important regulatory mechanism for the tumor suppressor protein p53. This protein apparently makes pre cancerous cells die off, so has been the target of a great deal of research.


Who Should Receive Organ Transplants?

Article in the New York Times discusses the guidelines for who gets priority for donated organs.  Survival rates are lower for older adults, but the changed scoring system puts those at the highest risk of dying soon ahead of those who have been on the waiting list longer. Who Should Receive Organ Transplants? –

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