Pregnant woman gets liver transplant in Taiwan first

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan announced the country’s first successful liver transplantation during pregnancy on Monday (Aug. 19). The surgery...

Harbaugh, Michigan looking to play game outside US

CHICAGO (AP) — Michigan hasn't played a game outside the United States in more than a century but coach Jim Harbaugh said that will change soon. Asked about the possibility of playin...

Review: New David Crosby documentary is loving, too loving

The final image of David Crosby in a new documentary about the singer-songwriter shows him in his hippie glory, spotting a video camera filming him. He roguishly sticks out his tongue. Then he inexpli...

Taiwan woman gets transplant after heart failure caused by bee sting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday (July 12), National Taiwan University (NTU) Hospital held an event recognizing the work of doctors and medical professionals for successfully providing a heart t...

Former NFL defensive lineman says he needs kidney transplant

Former Tennessee Titans All-Pro defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth says on social media that he needs a kidney transplant. The 38-year-old Haynesworth posted on Instagram that he's...

Trump revamps kidney care to spur transplants, home dialysis

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is directing the government to revamp the nation's care for kidney disease, so that more people whose kidneys fail have a chance at early transplants and home ...

In US 1st, baby is born from dead donor's transplanted womb

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Clinic says it has delivered the first baby in North America after a womb transplant from a dead donor. Uterine transplants have enabled more than a do...

Stevie Wonder says he's getting a kidney transplant in fall

LONDON (AP) — Stevie Wonder surprised concertgoers in London Saturday night by announcing that he will take a break from performing so that he can receive a kidney transplant this fall. ...

Stevie Wonder says he's getting a kidney transplant in fall

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Wonder says he will be receiving a kidney transplant this fall. The 69-year-old music legend made the announcement to concertgoers in England on Saturday. ...

Cyprus ex-President Dimitris Christofias dead at 72

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Dimitris Christofias, Cyprus' first communist president whose troubled tenure was marked by near financial ruin that necessitated an international rescue, uproar over a deadly I...

Uncertainty can follow grief when small business owner dies

NEW YORK (AP) — When Jim McLaughlin died suddenly from a heart attack at age 64, his family assumed they would have to close his homebuilding business. He'd made no plans for someone to succeed him at...

Feds: Vietnamese brothers can come to US to save brother

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal officials who barred two Vietnamese brothers from coming to the U.S. to provide bone-marrow transplants that could save another sibling's life have reversed that decision....

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 8, the 159th day of 2019. There are 206 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 8, 1...

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin's wife Nechama dies at 73

JERUSALEM (AP) — Nechama Rivlin, the wife of Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, has died. She was 73. The president's office announced Tuesday she had passed away of lung failure, thre...

Taiwan international religious forum slams organ harvesting and Uyghur repression by China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan International Religious Freedom Forum closed off Saturday (June 1) with an address by Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) and a condemnation of organ harvesting...