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Latest Transplantable organs and tissues Stories

2010-11-08 00:00:46

Colorado and Wyoming Awarded Gold Medals for Achievement in Number of People Registering to be Organ and Tissue Donors Colorado and Wyoming were among just five states awarded with gold medals by Donate Life America in recognition of their achievements as part of the Donor Designation Collaborative (DDC), a national initiative to improve organ, eye and tissue donation rates with goals of reaching 100 million designated donors and a 50 percent donor designation rate. Denver, CO (PRWEB)...

2010-09-28 08:27:27

Scientists have discovered a simple and cheap blood test that can be used to stop organ rejection before it impairs transplanted heart and kidneys.

2010-09-07 19:10:27

Patients who have received a new kidney are significantly more likely to develop transplant renal artery stenosis (TRAS) if they are obese or over 50.

2010-04-21 09:20:00

ADDISON, Texas, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Promising research brings hope for the almost two thousand lung transplant candidates who currently make up The United Network for Organ Sharing's (UNOS) wait list.

2010-04-15 14:18:21

St Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators report long-term monitoring and education are needed to protect the lungs of high-risk patients after bone marrow transplantation

2010-03-22 14:36:39

The number of living donor organs available for transplant has progressively declined over the past five years, according to a new study.

2010-01-28 11:57:28

New research in the FASEB Journal shows that bone marrow cells fuse to different types of cells, including embryonic stem cells, creating new hybrids that may evade immune rejection.

2009-12-10 10:53:04

Results of a preliminary study by scientists at the National Institutes of Health and Johns Hopkins show that "mini" stem cell transplantation may safely reverse severe sickle cell disease in adults.

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2009-05-05 15:45:00

A Japanese scientist claims that humans may be able to harvest transplant organs from sheep within a decade.


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