Monday, February 17, 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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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...

The ABCs of a Good Outcome after Organ Transplant

Be active There are plenty of statistics available about organ transplantation; survival per age, survival per organ, survival per gender, etc. The vast majority of...

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...

Where do those organs come from?

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Grandpa Could Become a Living Kidney Donor

It is now proven that people over the age of 70 years old can safely become a living organ donor for kidney transplant.  A...

How to Choose your Organ Transplant Center

It may not be easy to decide where to have your organ transplant with all the options you can find out there. Every hospital...
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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...

Could Pulmonary Fibrosis finally be Treated?

Doctors from the University of Alabama have discovered that the diabetes drug metformin (AKA glucophage in Canada) has been accelerating the reversal of pulmonary...

Post-transplant anti-rejection drugs, the sun, and skin cancer

"Protect your skin" should not be an advice taken lightly for transplant patients. It is especially true for bald men. Skin cancer is a...

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...

A Kid Sells his Kidney for an iPad

  A 17 years old teenager in the province of Anhui which is located in the Eastern part of China sold one of his kidney...

Who sets the rules for organ placement in the US?

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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...