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Ar po mirties paaukotumėte savo kūną moksliniams tyrimams?

Nors organų donorystės idėja tampa vis patrauklesne šių dienų visuomenei, o turinčiųjų donoro kortelę yra tūkstančiai, moksliniams tyrimams ir medicinos studijoms kūną paaukoti sutinka nedaugelis. Tokių Lietuvoje yra tik kelios dešimtys. daugiau

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Scientists make ‘laboratory-grown’ kidney

A kidney “grown” in the laboratory has been transplanted into animals where it started to produce urine, US scientists say. Similar techniques to make simple body parts have already been used in patients, but the kidney is one of the … Tęsti skaitymą

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A dark side to Facebook’s organ donation status?

Facebook is undoubtedly the world’s largest megaphone for raising social awareness about issues–the media attention alone is likely to spur many Facebook users to think about being an organ donor, and maybe, if we’re lucky, to have a conversation with … Tęsti skaitymą

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Organ Transplant Scandal Shocks Germany

Germany’s healthcare system is highly respected around the world, but a growing scandal over organ transplant fraud has sparked a fierce debate over medical ethics in the country. A doctor is suspected of tampering with his patients’ records to push … Tęsti skaitymą

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No transplant for dying dad who is illegal immigrant

Without a new kidney, Jesus Navarro will die. However, a kidney transplant but was denied due to his legal status. more

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Hospitals may make more money by keeping patients on dialysis than by transplanting kidneys

A new strategy to increase kidney transplantations from live donors has been launched by NHS Blood and Transplant. more

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Organ donors’ funeral expenses should be met by the NHS, says report

Scientists and ethicists say paying funeral expenses could boost the number of people volunteering to donate their organs. more

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Killer’s quest: Allow organ donation after execution

An Oregon death row inmate is mounting an aggressive behind-bars campaign to donate his organs after he’s executed, in part to repay society for the gruesome murders of his wife and three young children. more

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What It Takes to Become a Living Donor?

More than 3,000 people have signed up to be potential bone-marrow donors since word spread that 11-year-old Shannon Tavarez, one of the child stars of “The Lion King” on Broadway, needed a transplant to combat her acute myelogenous leukemia. more

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Uterus transplantation: ethics and pragmatics

Swedish media reported  on plans of a group of researchers at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital and the University of Gothenburg, to conduct the world’s first ever transplantation of a human uterus. more

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