Saturday, November 23, 2019

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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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...

First Full Face Transplant Done on a Black Man

First Full Face Transplant Done on a Black Man An African American man in Boston was the first to have a full face transplant. Robert...

People Disabilities Barred from Receiving Transplants – Claims New Report

Is Disability a Factor In Organ Transplantation? People with disabilities, according to a new report, are being barred from receiving organ transplants. The report was...

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A Rare 3 Organ Transplant for a California Man

At the edge of life’s trials, all we can hold on to is hope. Appreciating the value of life every moment we see a...

Steve Job’s transplant

I have read a lot of misinformation lately about Steve Jobs regarding his 2009 liver transplant.  Even when it was make public a few...

Should financial incentives be allowed for organ donations?

           The National Organ Transplant Act (NOTA) was first signed into law in 1984 under President Reagan and underwent a...

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...

You Will Need your Family (or Friends) After Your Organ Transplant

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The Grim Reality of Organ Harvesting in China

China has been in the spotlight recently in relation to their organ donations system. The high rate of transplants being done in the country...
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Facts about Organ Donation

Becoming an organ donor is the single best action someone can take to be remembered after passing. In the United States about 1 person...

Don’t Mess with Medicare: A Lung Transplant Program Learned it the Hard Way

The cow milk of every transplant center is Medicare. This is the insurance company you don’t want to disappoint because if you run a...

First Lung Transplant in US Using Ex Vivo Perfusion

The University Of Maryland Medical Center was the first center in the US to perform a lung transplant using ex-vivo perfusion. The procedure is...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

First Full Face Transplant Done on a Black Man

First Full Face Transplant Done on a Black Man An African American man in Boston was the first to have a full face transplant. Robert...

People Disabilities Barred from Receiving Transplants – Claims New Report

Is Disability a Factor In Organ Transplantation? People with disabilities, according to a new report, are being barred from receiving organ transplants. The report was...