HEALTH NEWS

First, a British judge told a dying baby’s parents they could not take their child to the U.S. for experimental treatment. On Wednesday a judge may tell them the infant cannot die at the family’s home in London, but in a hospice instead.

At a hearing in London, a British high court judge is scheduled to decide where the life of 11-month-old Charlie Gard will end.

Officials at the London hospital where the brain-damaged infant is receiving care say that life-support treatment cannot be done in a practical manner in the home of the infant’s parents. They prefer that he be moved to a hospice facility instead, the BBC reported.

Doctors at the hospital noted that the ventilator the baby needs cannot fit through the front door of the parents’ home.

In an undated photo, 11-month-old Charlie Gard is seen at Great Ormond Street Hospital, in London.

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Baltimore boy’s double-hand transplant a

success, doctorS

A Baltimore boy who became the first youngster in the world to undergo a double-hand transplant two years ago has been recovering well, and doctors said they can finally rule the procedure a success.

Zion Harvey, 10, underwent the surgery in 2015 after his hands were amputated when he was 2-years-old, according to the BBC. Harvey lost his hands and his legs below the knee because of sepsis. Harvey’s kidneys also stopped working. He had a transplant at the age of four after his mother, Pattie Ray, donated a kidney to her son.