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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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Shipping Kidneys for Transplants Is Safe

Health : Newswise Medical News (4 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

Predictor of Tissue Injury in Kidney Transplant Recipients Found

Health : Newswise Medical News (14 hours ago)

Researchers at UC San Francisco and Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, may have found a predictor for a disorder affecting kidney transplant recipients that can accelerate organ failure, a discovery that eventually could allow... Read Post

Liver Transplant Patients Who Receive Organs from Living Donors More Likely to Survive than Those Who Receive Organs from Deceased Donors

Health : Newswise Medical News (3 months ago)

Research derived from early national experience of liver transplantation has shown that deceased donor liver transplants offered recipients better survival rates than living donor liver transplants, making them the preferred method ... Read Post


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