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2008-11-13 12:30:16

US researchers said on Wednesday that men and women who get heart transplants are more likely to die when the donor was of the opposite sex. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore said the cause is not clear but could be due to size differences in the heart, as men's tend to be larger. It could also be certain hormonal and immunological factors. The federal government paid for the study that was led by Dr. Eric Weiss, a cardiac surgery researcher at Johns Hopkins University in...