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In world first, HIV-positive woman donates kidney to HIV-positive recipient

Nina Martinez, a 36-year-old public health consultant, acquired HIV as a 6-week-old in 1983, when she received a blood transfusion in the years before blood banks began routine testing for the virus. HIV damages the immune system and interferes with the body’s ability to fight the organisms that cause disease. Despite her illness, Martinez’s enduring… Read More »

'When the specialist came to talk to us, our world fell apart' – Little boy born with heart condition

Freddie, Padraig, Harry, and Niamh together on holidays. Freddie was diagnosed with hypoplastic right heart syndrome, a serious heart condition, in the first few days of his life. Freddie started school last September ‘When the specialist came to talk to us, our world fell apart’ – Little boy born with heart condition Independent.ie The mother… Read More »

Museums Are Entering The World Of Medicine With Prescriptions And Therapy Sessions – Forbes

Wandering through a museum is one of life’s great pleasures and contradictions — at once a private perusal of artistic endeavor and a recognition of community and shared space with other beholders. For some travelers, museum hopping is the pinnacle of a visit to any city and a way to explore a destination’s identity through… Read More »