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Diabetes drug 'could be used to end agony of transplant rejection'

Drugs currently used have a number of side effects, including leaving patients at greater risk of infections and cancer, because they are unable to specifically target the area of the immune system responsible for organ rejection. In breakthrough research funded by British Heart Foundation experts found the enzyme glucokinase increases the movement of a cells into human organs.  Once inside ...

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Selena Gomez Tearfully Reveals Her Second Surgery After Kidney Transplant Complications

For the first time, Selena Gomez has shared the details of her scary kidney transplant in an emotional interview. And Francia Raisa, who donated her kidney to save Gomez’s life, was right there by her side. In an NBC News interview that aired Monday morning (October 30), Gomez recalled the pain she felt earlier this year after her kidneys started ...

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Selena Gomez Releases 'Wolves,' Her First Song Since Kidney Transplant Reveal: Hear the Emotional Track!

The two exes spent time together with mutual friends from their church, a source told ET. “Selena is still with The Weeknd, and she only sees Justin as a friend,” the source says. “Selena is the one who got Justin involved in this church.” “Given everything she’s been through with her health, it’s not surprising that she’s making an effort to ...

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Francia Raisa Reveals Scars From Selena Gomez Kidney Transplant While Working Out: ‘Happy to Be Back’

Gomez, 25, previously shared a touching tribute to her pal, showing the two of them lying side-by-side in their hospital beds after the surgery. “There aren’t words to describe how I can possibly thank my beautiful friend Francia Raisa. She gave me the ultimate gift and sacrifice by donating her kidney to me,” the “Fetish” singer wrote at the time. ...

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