Tuesday, March 31, 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...

Organ Transplants: Bye Bye Rejection

If you tell an organ transplant patient there will be no need for immunosuppressant drugs anymore without a risk for rejection, what would be...

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...

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Donate Life Hollywood Launches New ‘Activate App’ To Help The Transplant Community Influence Hollywood Content!

THE ACTIVATE APP LAUNCHES!  Welcome to the launch of Donate Life Hollywood’s Activate App! The Activate App is the first structural investment by the OneLeagcy Foundation...

Emergency Medical Expenses Are Becoming An Epidemic

It’s one of the most devastating things that transplant patients can experience. Following an unexpected medical crisis, a second shock: receiving one or many...

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...

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Transplant program closures have devastating effects on patients.

A mix of burnt out and overworked workers combined with too much ego can make any employees wanting to leave their job for something...

Facebook Helping to Find Organ Donors

Early on when Facebook was created it was used to find old friends and stay in contact with people we care about but didn't...

United Kingdom’s Strategy to Boost Organ Donation: Free Funerals

This is no joke.  Britain's health system is strongly considering offering free funerals to organ donors as a way to increase their donation rate. ...

I unsigned my organ donation card (and still want to be a donor). Here’s why.

                 I have been working in transplantation for several years now and we are always grateful for...

Top 10 Mistakes Patients Make After Organ Transplant (part 2)

The other day, I posted the first 5 main mistakes transplant patients make. Today I will present the remaining 5 mistakes that we observe...

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...
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Facebook Helping to Find Organ Donors

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The Fastest Way to Get a Kidney Transplant

Have you ever heard of a kidney paired exchange? It may also be known as a kidney swap. The whole process is fairly easy...

Lung Transplant and Bronchoscopy: How to Diagnose Rejection

What is a Bronchoscopy? Patients that have received a lung transplant know too well what a bronchoscopy is. For the ones on the waiting list...

United Kingdom’s Strategy to Boost Organ Donation: Free Funerals

This is no joke.  Britain's health system is strongly considering offering free funerals to organ donors as a way to increase their donation rate. ...

Organ Transplants by the Numbers

Every day we hear in the media and read on the web that so many people are on a waiting list for organ transplants....

Frequently Asked Questions About Organ Donation

1) Will the donor family have to pay the cost for the organs to be donated? There is no charge for the donor family during...

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Donate Life Hollywood Launches New ‘Activate App’ To Help The Transplant Community Influence Hollywood Content!

THE ACTIVATE APP LAUNCHES!  Welcome to the launch of Donate Life Hollywood’s Activate App! The Activate App is the first structural investment by the OneLeagcy Foundation...

Emergency Medical Expenses Are Becoming An Epidemic

It’s one of the most devastating things that transplant patients can experience. Following an unexpected medical crisis, a second shock: receiving one or many...

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...