Archive: 5/02/2012

US girl, 9, gets six-organ transplant

A nine-year-old girl is making what doctors described as a remarkable recovery Sunday, days after surgeons transplanted six of her organs in a groundbreaking medical procedure.

Feb 05, 2012
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Genetic variant increases risk of common type stroke

A genetic variant that increases the risk of a common type of stroke has been identified by scientists in a study published online in Nature Genetics today. This is one of the few genetic variants to date to be associated ...

Feb 05, 2012
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Germany wages war against 'burnout'

Germany, holding up better than its eurozone partners in the current debt crisis, is battling the increasingly widespread phenomenon of "burnout" which it says is costing its economy billions of euros (dollars) each year.

Feb 05, 2012
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