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2012-08-08 11:36:37

It has recently been suggested that patients should be kept alive using elective ventilation to facilitate the harvesting of organs for donation.

2011-09-08 14:51:50

Clinicians from a leading UK children's hospital have called for European countries to change the way they tackle the shortage of organ donations from children.

2011-04-07 00:00:27

April is National Donate Life Month. Philadelphia, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 06, 2011 Did you know there are currently 1,988 kids in the United States on the transplant wait list, in need of a new organ to survive? Carol O’Brien and her son, Riley, know this startling reality all too well.

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2010-06-11 09:35:00

The World Health Organization says people make 93 million blood donations around the globe each year, but the rate of donation in poor countries is far too low.

2009-11-24 19:11:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, November 20, junior featherweight boxer Francisco "Paco" Rodriguez received a fatal blow to the head during a title bout in Philadelphia.

2009-07-30 11:29:39

A UK hospital that combined its bereavement and donation services saw a forty-fold increase in tissue donations, such as corneas, in just five years, according to research in the August issue of Anesthesia.

2009-04-28 14:00:00

SB 552 (Padilla) Designed to Educate First-Time Drivers on Organ and Tissue Donation SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Families of organ and tissue donors will join organ transplant recipients at the State Capitol on April 28 to urge lawmakers to pass SB 552 (Padilla), which would institute organ and tissue donation education in 9th and 10th grade health classes. All Californians who apply for or renew a driver's license or ID card have the opportunity to enroll in the Donate...

2009-04-01 09:35:07

More than 100,000 people in the U.S. are waiting for an organ transplant, and an average of 17 die waiting each day, according to University of Illinois communication professor Brian Quick.

2005-11-03 14:45:19

With the black community facing an ever-growing need for organ donation, the findings of a national survey released today show that a family discussion about organ donation – one of the most important steps in the process of becoming an organ donor – is often overlooked, with more than 8 out of 10 African Americans unaware of the importance of speaking to their loved ones about their wish to become a donor.


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