Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Five Shocking Facts about Transplant Medications

According to UNOS, 19,513 transplants were performed between January and June 2019. While their diagnoses and organ needs differ, all transplant recipients share one...

2019 SUMMER WORLD TRANSPLANT GAMES

World transplant games- Image source World Transplant Games, popularly referred to as WTG is an event staged and managed by the World Transplant Games Federation. All...

Kidney Transplant Recipient Is ‘Scooting 4 Donors’ Across The USA

Four-time kidney transplant recipient Matt Schneider is currently 'Scooting4Donors,' making his way across the US on a scooter in support of organ donation awareness. Matt...

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Could Viagra Be The Breakthrough For Bone Marrow Transplant? 

Could Viagra Be The Breakthrough For Bone Marrow Transplant?  Viagra is at the centre of attention as some researchers at the University of California believe...

Two Lives Brought Together In A Rare And Historic Transplant

Two Lives Brought Together In A Rare And Historic Transplant A medical marvel was done at the University of Chicago early this year. Daru Smith...

Stem Cell Transplant Reverses Disabling MS-like Disease

Stem Cell Transplant Reverses Disabling MS-like Disease A stem cell transplant has reversed a debilitating neurological disorder that leaves more than 50% of the affected...

Nurse Adopts Man With Autism So He Can Get Life-Saving Transplant

Nurse Adopts Man With Autism So He Can Get Life-Saving Transplant A nurse with a heart and call to save became a hero to a 27-year-old...

Father Who Called On The Public For Their Stem Cells For His Son Nominated For A Prestigious Anthony Nolan Award

Father Who Called On The Public For Their Stem Cells For His Son Nominated For A Prestigious Anthony Nolan Award Like some other parents who...

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Two Lives Brought Together In A Rare And Historic Transplant

Two Lives Brought Together In A Rare And Historic Transplant A medical marvel was done at the University of Chicago early this year. Daru Smith...

Obesity After Organ Transplant

Obesity has become an epidemic in the US during the last decades and transplant patients are not immune from that issue. This major health...

Organ Transplants Statistics Made Simple

Where should I have my lung transplant? How long am I gonna wait for my kidney transplant? How long am I going to live...

It’s Time to Eliminate the Monopolies in Organ Donation

We have always been told that competition makes people or businesses better, right??  It pushes us to work a little harder which at the...

Ever Think About Donating Part of Your Liver? On Average Over 400 Americans Do Every Year

The Ed Henry story is helping promote living donation for liver transplantation. Ed Henry is a journalist for Fox News and he decided to donate...

Pigs to Provide Human Organs for Transplantation

Thanks to a breakthrough in stem cells research, we are getting closer to have pigs be used to grow organs for human transplantation. According...
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Voice Box Transplantation: Be Heard Again

The more I read the news about organ transplant the more I am amazed at what scientists are trying to do. After face transplant, arm...

How to Fundraise for a Transplant

$6,500. $2,300. $18,000.  These numbers aren’t the cost of a car, gadget, or vacation. They are real amounts that transplant families have had to cover...

New lung allocations rules may affect your wait time (This could be good or bad news for you)

What is it about? Effective November 24th 2017, the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN),under a directive from the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

It’s Time to Eliminate the Monopolies in Organ Donation

We have always been told that competition makes people or businesses better, right??  It pushes us to work a little harder which at the...

Organ Transplants Statistics Made Simple

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Gastric Reflux Surgery Helps Lung Transplant Patients

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Could Viagra Be The Breakthrough For Bone Marrow Transplant? 

Could Viagra Be The Breakthrough For Bone Marrow Transplant?  Viagra is at the centre of attention as some researchers at the University of California believe...

Two Lives Brought Together In A Rare And Historic Transplant

Two Lives Brought Together In A Rare And Historic Transplant A medical marvel was done at the University of Chicago early this year. Daru Smith...

Stem Cell Transplant Reverses Disabling MS-like Disease

Stem Cell Transplant Reverses Disabling MS-like Disease A stem cell transplant has reversed a debilitating neurological disorder that leaves more than 50% of the affected...

Nurse Adopts Man With Autism So He Can Get Life-Saving Transplant

Nurse Adopts Man With Autism So He Can Get Life-Saving Transplant A nurse with a heart and call to save became a hero to a 27-year-old...

Father Who Called On The Public For Their Stem Cells For His Son Nominated For A Prestigious Anthony Nolan Award

Father Who Called On The Public For Their Stem Cells For His Son Nominated For A Prestigious Anthony Nolan Award Like some other parents who...