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Doctors have implanted the world’s first beatless heart into a living human being.
Craig Lewis, a 55-year-old Texas man, lived for five weeks without a pulse. He died due to underlying disease – but doctors said the heart worked perfectly.
The device is formed by intricately tying together two ventricular assist devices, replacing the entire heart.
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Originally posted by Dr UAE
oh nooooo does that mean Dick Cheney will live longer ?
Originally posted by DeepThoughtCriminal
Cool, maybe this means I can keep smoking delicious cigarettes and just get replacement organs when they start to die on me.
Something bites at me conscience though, in regards to the overpopulation of humanity... hrmm...
Great technical advance. How long until we defeat death altogether? And should we?