Archie Battersbee 'fought until the end', says mum after son dies

7 April 2022 Archie is found unconscious by his mother after an incident at their home in Essex. He is taken to Southend Hospital. 8 April Archie is transferred to The Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel where he has been treated ever since. 26 April The NHS trust that runs the Royal London starts High… Continue reading Archie Battersbee 'fought until the end', says mum after son dies

Man Who Received First Modified Pig Heart Transplant Dies

March 9, 2022 — David Bennett Sr., the 57-year-old patient with terminal heart disease who became the first person to receive a genetically modified pig heart, has died. Bennett passed away Tuesday, according to a statement from the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, where the transplant was performed. Bennett received the transplant on… Continue reading Man Who Received First Modified Pig Heart Transplant Dies

Man given genetically modified pig heart dies

The man died two months after operation, says the hospital that carried out the world-first surgery. Source link

Dogs Feel Grief When Canine Companion Dies

After one dog died, behavior changes were common among the surviving dogs, the team found, with only about 13% of owners seeing no changes in habits. For example, attention-seeking shot up among two-thirds of surviving dogs, while 57% started to play less often. Overall activity levels dropped among 46% of dogs, with roughly… Continue reading Dogs Feel Grief When Canine Companion Dies

‘I Just Came Across Kindness’: Humanitarian Paul Farmer Dies

Feb. 22, 2022 — Paul Edward Farmer, MD, a renowned infectious disease specialist, humanitarian, and health care champion for many of the world’s most vulnerable patient populations, died suddenly in his sleep from a cardiac event Monday in Rwanda, where he had been teaching. He was 62. Farmer co-founded the Boston-based global nonprofit Partners in… Continue reading ‘I Just Came Across Kindness’: Humanitarian Paul Farmer Dies

Rotherham hospital: Man dies after fight between patients

A man, 47, is arrested on suspicion of murdering a patient who died after a fight in Rotherham. Source link

Lassa fever: Patient dies at Bedfordshire hospital

The Ebola-like virus is endemic in parts of West Africa and can be spread by rats. Source link

Luc Montagnier, co-discoverer of HIV, dies aged 89

The French virologist jointly won the Nobel Prize but later drew criticism for unscientific claims. Source link

Former WebMD Editor Kristy Hammam Dies

Dec. 24, 2021 — Kristy Hammam, WebMD’s former editor-in-chief and senior vice president, has died of breast cancer. She was 50 years old. Kristy resigned from a 22-year career at WebMD in June 2021, after losing much of her eyesight as a result of treatments in her fight against triple-negative breast cancer. She recounted her… Continue reading Former WebMD Editor Kristy Hammam Dies

Feminist Scholar bell hooks Dies at 69

The feminist author and scholar bell hooks, whose best-known book was “Ain’t I a Woman? Black Women and Feminism,” has died at age 69. Source link