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2014-09-03 16:30:09

-- Doctors Call for Delay in Controversial Share 35 Proposal KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept.

2013-07-12 12:44:18

Using the same type of mathematical formulas used to draw political redistricting maps, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have developed a model that would allow for the more equitable allocation of livers from deceased donors for transplantation.

Feds Will Not Intervene In Child Transplant Case
2013-06-05 12:12:13

Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius announced that she will not intervene in the case of 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan, a Pennsylvania patient with cystic fibrosis who is expected to die within three to five weeks if she does not receive a lung transplants.

2013-04-15 23:00:14

LifeWings, Korky von Kessel, will be speaking at the UNOS Annual Transplant Management Forum in New Orleans in April.

2012-10-23 14:07:50

Most liver transplant candidates who died or were removed from the transplant list actually received one or more liver donation offers.

2009-05-14 10:28:09

An official with the United Network for Organ Sharing says there has been a drop in organ donations from live and deceased donors amid the U.S.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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