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First uterus transplant in the United States fails

The<p>Cleveland Clinicsays the nation's first uterus transplant has failed.<p>A 26-year-old woman received the transplant in Cleveland on Feb. 24 and had appeared to be recovering well, even appearing briefly at a news conference on Monday. But according to a hospital statement Wednesday, the patient …

Medicine

Living with borderline personality disorder

Some of the people determined to shatter taboos around mental health are the young people living with their own serious conditions.<p>They use social media and the online world to help drive out the last vestiges of stigma by talking about their own experiences.<p>Harriet Williamson is 24 years old. She …

Mental Health

Researchers Have 3D-Printed Usable Human Bones and Muscles

For years, printing a new ear, muscle, or jaw has been nothing but science fiction. That’s largely because “bio-printed” tissues haven’t been strong …

Cancer rates up 12% in 20 years, say Cancer Research UK

Survival rates have also increased over past 40 years, but researchers emphasise that four in 10 cases could have been prevented by lifestyle changes<p>The number of people in the UK diagnosed with cancer has risen by 12% since the mid-90s, according to Cancer Research UK.<p>Between 2011 and 2013 there …

Where (and Why?) do People Clap When Planes Land?

Flying from New York City (JFK) into New Orleans (MSY) for Mardi Gras last week, we noticed something slightly out-of-the-ordinary after the plane …

This personality trait may indicate whether your child is destined for success in life

You might find it exasperating, but if your child acts in this way it could pay off in the years ahead<p>Do you ever find yourself exasperated by your child's stubbornness? Does your daughter continually disobey authority? Or does your son hate doing what he's told?<p>If so: congratulations!<p>If recent …