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Latest kidney transplant Stories

2012-04-27 12:36:37

A policy instituted in 2005 has reduced racial disparities in kidney transplantation among children.

New Hope For Organ Transplant Recipients
2012-03-08 09:54:52

Organ transplant patients usually spend a lifetime on expensive and often dangerous anti-rejection drugs. But experts have announced that such drugs may not even be needed in the future.

2012-02-17 11:02:20

Being educated about your health and your treatment options is a good thing.

2012-01-27 11:24:48

Rapid discontinuation of the immunosuppressive steroid prednisone after a kidney transplant can help prevent serious side effects.

2012-01-12 20:54:06

Thousands more American senior citizens with kidney disease are good candidates for transplants and could get them if physicians would get past outdated medical biases and put them on transplant waiting lists.


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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.