A new study from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators provides additional evidence that amyloid-beta protein - which is deposited in the form of beta-amyloid plaques in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease - is a normal part of the innate immune system, the body's first-line defense against infection. Show More Summary
"And it's as big as my thumb." 64-year old Thomas Manning lost his penis to cancer because cancer is a piece of shit and will literally take your penis. And now surgeons at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston have given Thomas...Show More Summary
BOSTON, May 16 (Reuters) - A 64-year-old man became the first in the United States to undergo a successful penis transplant in a procedure at Massachusetts General Hospital earlier this month, his doctors said on Monday. Thomas Manning...Show More Summary
(Photo: Massachusetts General Hospital) Thomas Manning has every reason to smile. He didn't have a lot of hope after losing his penis to cancer. But after a 15-hour operation on May 8 and 9 in Boston, he now has a donor penis transplanted. Show More Summary
In a Facebook post, the Massachusetts General Hospital announced the nation’s first genitourinary reconstructive (penile) transplant in the United States. “Massachusetts General Hospital is making history today,” the post reads, “with...Show More Summary
Things are looking up in life for a patient in Boston, thanks to a dead man’s penis. A team of surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital announced Monday that they successfully completed the first penis transplant to take place in the...Show More Summary
Thomas Manning, 64, is recovering after receiving the first penis transplant in the United States. Manning had his penis amputated in 2012 due to penile cancer. It took 15 hours for surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital to complete...Show More Summary
A team of surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), led by Curtis L. Cetrulo, Jr., MD, and Dicken S.C. Ko, MD, announced today that they have performed the nation's first genitourinary reconstructive (penile) transplant. TheShow More Summary
Doctors at Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital announced that they recently performed the first penis transplant in the United States. The experimental procedure is intended to help veterans who've sustained pelvic injuries in combat in addition to cancer patients and accident victims.The New York Times interviewed the recipient, Thomas Manning, from the ... More »
According to CNN, Doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital have completed the first penis transplant in the United States, a country really bad at being second at anything. The first ever penis transplant happened in South Africa in 2014, but the America's penis transplant was bigger! (There is no proof to that statement). Show More Summary
Massachusetts General Hospital has performed the first penis transplant in the U.S.
After announcing the first successful penis transplant operation in the United States, officials at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston discussed the patient, Thomas Manning, and the surgery with the news media.
On May 8 and 9, doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital operated on Thomas Manning, a 64-year-old bank courier, for 15 hours. The result was the first penis transplant ever performed in the United States. Read more...
A team of surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital announced today that they have performed the nation's first genitourinary reconstructive (penile) transplant. The 15-hour operation, which took place earlier this month, involved surgically grafting the complex microscopic vascular and neural structures of a donor organ onto the comparable structures of the recipient.
The first penis transplant performed in the United States has been successfully carried out at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on a 64-year-old man whose penis had been removed because of cancer, the New York Times reports.Show More Summary
In a 15-hour procedure earlier this month, a man received a penis transplant from a deceased donor at Massachusetts General Hospital. Continue reading ? The post Boston hospital records first penis transplant in US appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
A man whose penis was removed because of cancer has received the first penis transplant in the United States, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
Research collaborators at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have come up with a special material that can act as a “second skin” to impart a youthful nature to aging skin and may be used as a wound dressing or even act as a drug delivery vehicle. Show More Summary
Scientists at MIT, Massachusetts General Hospital, Living Proof, and Olivo Labs have developed a new material that can temporarily protect and tighten skin, and smooth wrinkles. With further development, it could also be used to deliver drugs to help treat skin conditions such as eczema and other types of dermatitis. Show More Summary
Scientists from MIT, Massachusetts General Hospital, Living Proof, and Olivo Labs partnered on a project to develop a new silicone-based “second skin” material that is applied as a thin, clear coating and can temporarily tighten and protect the skin. The material uses a cross-linked polymer layer, or XPL, and could have both medical and cosmetic applications […]