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Israeli man gives birth after menopause reversal with 20-year-old frozen ovary transplant

Israeli man gives birth after menopause reversal with 20-year-old frozen ovary transplant

Twenty years after having her ovary frozen, an Israeli woman has thawed part of it, reversed her menopause, got pregnant without IVF and has now given birth to a healthy baby girl. She named her new daughter Eshkar, a word from the Bible that means gift. The 46-year-old, who asked to be identified only by …

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Owen Monroe was born weighing 5 pounds in North Carolina.  His parents listed him for partial heart surgery after being told they would have to wait six months for the full transplant, which might be too long for their son.

World’s first partial heart transplant with ‘living tissue’ saves baby born with fused arteries

A 5-pound newborn with a life-threatening heart defect has received the world’s first partial heart transplant using living tissue that may never need to be replaced. North Carolina child Owen Monroe, now four months old, was born with his two main arteries – the aorta and the pulmonary artery – fused together in a condition …

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