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Scientists Create Human-Sheep Chimera for Organ Donations

Human-animal chimeras are taking over the barnyard. A year after a research team announced they had created the first animal-human chimera by way of pig embryos containing human cells, they've done it again, the Guardian reports. This time it's sheep embryos with human cells. The goal is to improve the...

Parent misconceptions may hinder child organ donation

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Children in need of an organ transplant often wait longer than adults for available organs, as in many cases, they require organ donations from another child of a similar age or size. But organ donation among kids and teens is an understandably difficult topic to broach with parents. Show More Summary

Parent misconceptions may hinder child organ donation

(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) Parents' major concerns about child organ donation often included misunderstandings about medical care, potential suffering and cost.

Poll: Parent Misconceptions May Hinder Child Organ Donation

Parents' major concerns often included misunderstandings about medical care, potential suffering and cost related to child organ donation, new national poll finds.

Canada Conjoining Euthanasia/Organ Donation

In my first anti-euthanasia column, published in Newsweek in 1993, I warned that eventually medicalized killing/suicide would be conjoined with organ harvesting “as a plum to society.” “Slippery slope argument!” my detractors yelled at me. Show More Summary

Transplant patient's Christmas plea: talk to your family about organ donation

With hundreds waiting for heart transplants, experts and patients urge public to register as organ donors – and make their wishes clear to family members Families are being urged to talk about becoming an organ donor in the hope that more people on the waiting list for a heart transplant will be given the chance of life. Show More Summary

Despite removal of many obstacles, UK child organ donation rates remain low

Despite the removal of many logistical/professional obstacles, and clear guidance from national bodies, UK child organ donation rates remain lower than in other comparable countries, say experts in a leading article published onlineShow More Summary

England’s shift to opt-out organ donation will save many lives

It was always a travesty that hundreds of people die due to a lack of transplant organs. An opt-out donation scheme in England was long overdue, says John Chisholm

Jeremy Hunt launches opt-out organ donation plans in England and Wales

New system would presume consent, but experts have criticised the plans, saying that there is not yet evidence that opt-out policies increase donation Health secretary Jeremy Hunt is to launch plans for an opt-out system of organ donation, asking people to overcome their “fatal reluctance” to discuss the issue with family and friends. Show More Summary

UPike BASKETBALL | Coach Kelly Wells And His Daily Battle For His Health

UPike BASKETBALL | Coach Kelly Wells And His Daily Battle For His Health: Heck of an inspirational story about Pikeville Coach Kelly Wells. Support Organ Donation and Donate Life. I just did.

In AM:PM

Alia attended an organ donation awareness event on Saturday keeping it simple in a mint and red suit by AM:PM, Tyaani gold jhumkis and gold kolhapuri wedges. She did look pretty. Alia Bhatt at Organ Donation Event Photo Credit: Viral Bhayani The post In AM:PM appeared first on High Heel Confidential.

Designs by UAB Professor in Demand Around the World

Video by: UAB Visual Content Works by artist Erin Wright, MFA, which touch on topics from democracy to organ donation, are making a global impact. Wright is a professor of graphic design at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, in the College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Art and Art History. Show More Summary

Angela and Gabriel, born with anencephaly, show why every child deserves protection

Organ donation is a lifesaving decision. When a person chooses to donate his organs in the event of his death, it is often regarded as an act of heroism. A family who chooses to donate the organs of a loved one is considered selfless. But...Show More Summary

Children with anencephaly, like Angela and Gabriel, deserve as much dignity and protection as other children

Organ donation is a lifesaving decision. When a person chooses to donate his organs in the event of his death, it is often regarded as an act of heroism. A family who chooses to donate the organs of a loved one is considered selfless. But...Show More Summary

Day Around The Bay: Fire Victim May Give New Life To Infant Through Organ Donation

A brush fire in Sausalito today briefly shutdown southbound 101, the Bear Fire in the Santa Cruz mountains burns on, and we get more harrowing stories of survival from last week. [ more › ]

New York state aims to increase organ donation

New York state is taking steps to make it easier to sign up as an organ donor. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a new executive order Monday directing state agencies … Click to Continue »

Organs donated from Vegas victims may help those in need

5 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Experts said they expect some donations to emerge — either organs or tissue, or both — from the carnage on Las Vegas Boulevard.        

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