The Cleveland Clinic says it is the first institution to receive review board approval of human facial transplant for someone severely disfigured by burns or disease.
Several independent medical teams worldwide also are pursuing the procedure. The Cleveland Clinic said its approval Oct. 15 followed 10 months of debate on medical, ethical and psychological issues.
It has no current patients or &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/fun/2002/07/05/31868.html ' target=_blank>donors for the procedure.
"We are, at this point, ready to begin screening patients," said Dr. Maria Siemionow, the hospital's director of &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/main/18/90/360/11846_surgery.html ' target=_blank>plastic surgery research and training in microscopic surgery, wrote Seattle Post.
Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov announced a possible move that Russia can take in response to new US sanctions
Not that long ago, American soldiers would train their skills to counter insurgent and partisan military organizations. These days, they are trained to show resistance to the regular army of a potential adversary
The Central Bank of Turkey announced measures to protect the financial market of Turkey against the background of the collapse of the Turkish lira and conflict of interests with the United States of America