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Face Transplants Improve Lives Years Later

WEDNESDAY, May 29, 2019 — Not so long ago, face transplants were considered futuristic medicine, but a new report shows these patients are better off years after their groundbreaking operations. Six people who received full or partial face transplants have since had significant restoration of feeling and movement, along with an improved quality of life,… Read More »

Fecal transplants, probiotics and the microbiome: What you need to know

The human body is host to an ecosystem of microorganisms living most prominently within our digestive tract, which many people know as the microbiome. While most of these microbes are harmless or even helpful to us, an imbalance within this complex community has been linked to conditions like inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, and… Read More »