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“People have predicted for a long time that there was going to be more of a boom in egg freezing and utilization of genetic testing. This is probably the beginning of a scale up,” says Dr. Eve Feinberg, a reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist at Northwestern Medicine. “The transition to a work-from-home environment has opened up more time and space for people to focus on some of their life goals and priorities.”

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Cardiologist Jonathan Rich took the stand Monday as the first witness in the third week of testimony in the Derek Chauvin trial. Rich works at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago and is an associate professor at Northwestern University. Rich will be providing his opinion on how he believes George Floyd died. He said this is his first time testifying in a trial.

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They said transplants should be performed at least four weeks after a diagnosis of irreversible lung damage. In the United States alone, more than 50 double lung transplants have been performed on COVID-19 survivors, and all the patients are alive, said Dr. Ankit Bharat of Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, who has performed a dozen of them. A study published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine that examined 12 of the first double-lung transplants performed in COVID-19 patients in the United States, Italy, Austria and India showed that all but two survived and are doing well, said co-author Bharat.

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The surgery marks the latest pioneering lung transplant during the coronavirus pandemic. In March, doctors at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago successfully transplanted both lungs on a COVID-19 patient using them from a donor who previously recovered from the virus. And last year, surgeons at the hospital performed the first successful double lung transplant of a COVID-19 patient in the U.S

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