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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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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

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

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 (5 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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