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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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.
FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia. FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
A MAJOR cattle station in central Queensland has sold for a 50pc discount to what the vendor paid for it at the top of the market, alarming local landholders. A MAJOR cattle station in central Queensland has sold for a 50pc discount to what the vendor paid for it at the top of the market, alarming local landholders.
AS AACo brings its markets into sharper focus, the edges of what defines 'the company' are blurring. AS AACo brings its markets into sharper focus, the edges of what defines 'the company' are blurring.
7:11 AM Police say they have identified two men who were found dead at a major Sydney train station on Friday.
5:35 AM Australia has baulked on signing up to a powerful new Chinese development bank amid concerns within the Abbott government that Beijing could use it to expand its strategic influence in...
12:55 AM Sydney Kings' 15th straight loss at the hands of Perth could be made worse with star import Josh Childress facing the prospect of a suspension for a stray forearm on Wildcats opponent...
12:48 AM Sixth-placed Pakistan have defied the odds and placed Australia in a position they have seldom been in during the past 12 months.
12:15 AM It was the sort of startling and "courageous" comment rarely heard from a senior public servant. 
12:15 AM What's the problem with a racist joke between a professor and his mates? Are we losing our sense of humour, or are Australians too tolerant of bigotry?
12:15 AM Radicalism and Islamophobia are reinforcing each other, despite the fact the threat of terrorism is small.
12:14 AM In helter-skelter group 1 sprints where little separates the field, sometimes a bold ride can make all the difference.
12:00 AM Functional Fitness, or Func Fitness, will leave you sore but that's because you're moving parts of your body you need to be moving regularly but probably don't.
12:00 AM Roses are the focus of many spring gardens and Jackie French shares her enjoyment of the simple faithful Iceberg.
12:00 AM A forgery case that has reached the Supreme Court reveals corruption in the art market at the highest levels.
24 Oct 14 Rose Cahill, of the National Gallery of Australia, selects her favourite from the Arthur Boyd exhibition.
24 Oct 14 Nicholas Hall will join a mate when hops on favourite Fawkner as they attempt to give his godfather Lloyd Williams a first Cox Plate at Moonee Valley on Saturday.
24 Oct 14 Tim Martin is back training after a personal crisis and although his team is small, he thinks Moral Victory can have him back in the winner's circle at Rosehill on Saturday.
24 Oct 14 Looking back three years later, the everyplayer found it hard to say when, how - or if - it had all gone wrong.
24 Oct 14 Nearly two weeks after his unlikely Bathurst 1000 win, Chaz Mostert is still coming to grips with the unexpected success that has elevated him to semi-stardom.
24 Oct 14 The Melbourne Rising has produced some impressive blowouts in the National Rugby Championship's inaugural season, but coach Sean Hedger is preparing his unbeaten team for a ''tight,...
24 Oct 14 Egypt's President has said he plans to pardon jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste and his colleagues after their appeal early next year, according to an Arabic news report.
24 Oct 14 Does the  Football Federation Australia think referees are like children and should be seen, but not heard?
24 Oct 14 If Adelaide brings his European form to Moonee Valley, the Cox Plate will be heading back to Ireland on Saturday night.
24 Oct 14 It starts with the defending champion San Antonio Spurs and it doesn't get much easier from there. The SouthWest division is easily the hardest in the NBA.
24 Oct 14 Arguably the world's greatest jockey, Ryan Moore believe's that only two stumbling blocks stand in the way of his mount mount Adelaide becoming the first international to win the $3...
24 Oct 14 Directors Peter Strickland and Nick Fenton discuss the experience of a lifetime, working on the concert film, Bjork: Biophilia Live.
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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
CONFIDENCE in the bull market is riding high, producing stellar results at this year’s Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale.
09 Oct 14 CONFIDENCE in the bull market is riding high, producing stellar results at this year’s Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale.
RESILIENT cattle breeders have stared down one of their toughest years on record but Northern Territory couple Doug Struber and wife Joanne hope to bounce back thanks to the 2014 Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale.
08 Oct 14 RESILIENT cattle breeders have stared down one of their toughest years on record but Northern Territory couple Doug...