Latest Organ donation taskforce Stories

2011-12-22 12:35:30

Research published today in the British Journal of Anaesthesia suggests that organ donation rates in the UK could be increased if the current issues affecting declined consent are improved.

2011-11-30 10:48:32

Changing the organ donation process in this country from opt-in -- by, say, checking a box on a driver's license application -- to opt-out, which presumes someone's willingness to donate after death unless they explicitly object while alive, would not be likely to increase the donation rate in the United States.

2011-10-04 09:40:52

There are significant variations in the number and type of organ donations made across all four UK countries.

2011-07-28 10:57:00

CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AllograftPossibilities.org has rapidly grown into the premier source for straightforward information on tissue donation and transplant on the web.

2011-04-06 06:00:00

PITTSBURGH, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE), a federally designated not-for-profit organ procurement organization (OPO) serving Pennsylvania, West Virginia and parts of New York, and Gift of Life Donor Program, one of the oldest and largest OPOs in the nation serving the eastern half of Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware, will participate in a news conference event at 10:30 a.m.

Word of the Day
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".