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Severely injured patient becomes first African American to receive full face transplant

A 68-year-old man from Los Angeles has made medical history by becoming the first African American to receive a full face transplant. In July, Robert Chelsea also became the oldest patient to undergo the surgery, which was performed at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, NBC News reports. “May God bless the donor and his… Read More »

Doctor launches the first online clinic dedicated to using common drugs to slow aging

Dr. Zalzala hopes to serve the growing market of people interested in anti-aging treatments. One of the many wild medical pursuits in Silicon Valley is the effort to slow down the aging process. Sajad Zalzala is trying to make it a reality. Zalzala, a 38-year-old family medicine doctor based in the Detroit area, has just… Read More »