Heart and parcel: medical breakthrough gives three a new lease of life

It has been possible to transplant lungs, livers and kidneys after circulatory death. Now, Australian surgeons have succeeded in transplanting three hearts that had stopped beating.
It has been possible to transplant lungs, livers and kidneys after circulatory death. Now, Australian surgeons have succeeded in transplanting three hearts that had stopped beating.
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THE 2014 Gold City Brahman sale topped at $12,500 for an Elrose sire. THE 2014 Gold City Brahman sale topped at $12,500 for an Elrose sire.
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A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable. A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable.
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I don't know that that's all so. People generally do best if far from home...thus Aussie
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My grand-daughter, very confident and presentable, now 22 began work in Nth Shore Sydney as
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whilst much input is noted here I think Mouse was close to the point. . Of the several methods
CASA gives Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport a clear run to its November 17 take-off.24 Oct 14 CASA gives Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport a clear run to its November 17 take-off.
The state government has announced a long awaited bypass for Beaudesert.16 Oct 14 The state government has announced a long awaited bypass for Beaudesert.