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2011-07-19 08:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Blood Centers (MBC) today announced the formal launch of an innovative new web-based system that adds convenience and enhanced privacy for blood donors when completing their pre-donation health history.

2011-06-28 20:49:00

More than half of Sweden's intensive care nurses doubt that a clinical neurological examination can establish that a patient is brain dead.

2011-06-22 11:32:00

NEW ORLEANS, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you want to register to be an organ, eye and tissue donor? To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/student-video-at-the-heart-of-educating-teens-about-registering-as-donors-124357314.html Every day, a teen as young as 15-years-old is faced with this very question for the first time at the Office of Motor Vehicles while applying for his/her first driver's license.

2011-06-16 00:00:28

The UK government is currently going through a consultation and review on whether to change the laws around paying women to donate eggs to help cut the long donor waiting list in the UK.

2011-06-14 10:10:00

Ontarians can now become registered organ donors with the click of a mouse To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/trillium-gift-of-life-network/ontario-organ-tissue-donor-online-registration TORONTO, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - For the first time ever, Ontarians can now register as organ and tissue donors online through a new web site, BeADonor.ca.

2011-06-14 03:00:00

MANCHESTER, England, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With over 40,000 couples waiting on average 3 years to be matched with a suitable egg donor [http://www.babythoughts.co.uk ] via the NHS, UK start up Babythoughts offers a secure and confidential way for egg donors and recipient couples to get in contact and by-pass the current waiting list system.

2011-04-27 07:10:00

MINNETONKA, Minn., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanco Services, LLC announces an express registration process for political organizations that will slash the time it takes to launch an online donation page from a matter of days to a matter of hours.

2011-04-20 14:34:43

The European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) is setting the first ever standards in Cross Border Reproductive Care (CBRC).

2011-04-20 07:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Earth Day and the spring cleaning season, Savers thrift stores, an international chain with 270 locations across the U.S., Canada and Australia, today announced a massive donation drive across North America called "Clear Clutter for a Cause." Together with over 140 nonprofit partners, Clear Clutter for a Cause encourages the public to turn otherwise unused goods into revenue for local nonprofits by donating items, rather than...

2011-04-07 19:03:35

People who use in vitro fertilization to conceive children often have leftover embryos and must decide whether to store them, dispose of them or possibly donate them for research.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.