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Mushroom poisoning causes Canadian woman's liver to fail

Harvesting wild mushrooms can be risky if you're not well versed in identifying toxic varieties from the edible kinds. A 52-year-old Canadian woman recently suffered liver failure, and underwent a liver transplant, after eating toxic mushrooms.

Lou Reed survives liver transplant operation

Cleveland - The avante garde composer and glam uberperformer Lou Reed, is resting and convalescing after receiving a life saving operation in which his liver was transplanted

Three in critical condition after eating death cap mushrooms

Bydgoszcz - Two members of a family and a friend in Poland are currently in a critical condition in hospital after mistakenly eating the "death cap" mushroom.

Steve Jobs could be back at Apple following liver transplant

According to a U.S. newspaper, Apple's Steve Jobs underwent a liver transplant about two months ago. It's now believed he will go back to work some time this month.

Japanese Crime Bosses Get Livers In The United States

Tadamasa Goto isn't allowed into the United States because of his criminal activity but he was able to receive a liver in Los Angeles while local residents on the donor list were awaiting a liver died.

Sons Give Father The Biggest Gift of Life

Doctors succeed in re-transplantation of a liver in a New Delhi patient aided by donor livers from his two sons. The 15 hour ordeal achieves a rare success in medicine and a welcome one for life.

Liver Transplant Recipient Sees Change in Blood Type

Doctors are claiming a first in documented medical science: A female recipient of a liver transplant has assumed the blood type and immune system characteristics of the donor, eclipsing her original medical state.

Prison inmate gets liver transplant

A prison inmate received a liver transplant and the taxpayers footed the bill.

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