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Will Facebook’s Efforts Drive Up Organ Donor Registrations? [POLL]

Facebook is using its 901-million-strong following for good, offering organ donors and transplant recipients a way to link up. That’s one…
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Kidney Donation Websites Raise Ethical Concerns - Public Solicitation For Organs May Favor White, Educated And Wealthy Recipients

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

Living donor kidney transplantation is the preferred treatment option for patients with end stage renal disease. The outcomes of this type of transplant are superior to waiting for several years on the deceased donor transplant list... Read Post

Shipping Kidneys for Transplants Is Safe

Health : Newswise Medical News (3 years ago)

Kidney transplants using organs from live donors work just as well if the kidneys are shipped -- be it across town or across the country -- as when the donors and recipients are operated on at the same hospital, new Johns Hopkins re... Read Post

Female Kidney Transplant Recipients Are More Likely To Reject Male Donor Organs

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

New research published in The Lancet suggests that sex-matching kidney donors and recipients may result in better outcomes. The report finds that when females receive a male donor kidney, they have higher rates of graft failure comp... Read Post

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