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Latest Organ donation Stories

2012-06-14 23:03:09

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman discusses organ transplant risk following the death of a living donor trying to donate a kidney to her ailing brother.

Doctors Use Stem Cells To Grow Vein For Young Patient
2012-06-14 11:07:14

A successful transplant operation in Sweden points to a medical future where your doctor can grow a transplant organ from your own cells, making organ donation a thing of the past.

2012-05-23 20:05:27

Loyola University Medical Center researchers are reporting one of the first studies to examine how patients and families are soliciting living kidney donors on Facebook.

Italian Baby Receives World's Smallest Artificial Heart
2012-05-23 04:25:44

Italian doctors recently announced they completed an operation that implanted the smallest artificial heart in a 16-month-old baby boy. He received the device prior to obtaining a permanent organ donation.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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