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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.

2011-02-03 00:00:43

394 organs transplanted from 130 donors, 1,024 tissue donors and record rate of people designating decision to be donors at Colorado and Wyoming Driver’s License Offices reduce deaths on the waiting list Arvada, CO (PRWEB) February 2, 2011 Donor Alliance, the federally-designated, non-profit organ procurement organization and the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) accredited tissue bank serving Colorado and Wyoming, had a record number of organ and tissue donors resulting in...

2011-01-25 15:30:00

High Numbers of Donors Continues to Bring Second Chances for Those in Need PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joshua Crumm was born in December 1995 with a hole in the left ventricle of his heart.

2010-12-13 09:30:00

DENVER, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For the eighth year, Donate Life will sponsor a float in the annual Tournament of Roses Parade, a grand national tradition.

2010-10-19 15:38:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- To continue providing education and awareness about the need for organ and tissue donors in Pennsylvania, faith-based organizations throughout the commonwealth will support the 15th Annual National Donor Sabbath Weekend, Nov. 12-14, 2010.

2010-07-19 13:04:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of National Minority Donor Awareness Day, the Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE) will host a Celebration of Praise Gospel Fest on July 31, 2010.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.