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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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Wales seeks organ opt-out powers

Wales could become the first part of the UK introduce an opt-out system of organ donation under plans by the assembly government. It would mean that Welsh residents would be presumed to be organ donors unless they have joined an … Tęsti skaitymą

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Proposals to shorten transplant list make no gains

There are several proposals for increasing organ donations, none of which has made much progress in America so far. The three leading ones are: • Making payments to donor families, which would cover some expenses for families willing to donate … Tęsti skaitymą

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Husband Wants Kidney Back

New York surgeon, Richard Batista, is asking his wife, Dawnell Batista, for the kidney he gave her in 2001 back, or if she can’t live without it (ha ha)–for $1.5 million in exchange for his regret over the gift. It … Tęsti skaitymą

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Many outraged as accused murderer gets liver transplant

Johnny Concepcion, a 42-year-old man accused of stabbing his wife to death, just received a liver transplant at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center in New York. Now many are wondering how an accused killer could jump to the top of … Tęsti skaitymą

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Transplants come under scrutiny

Traditionally organ transplants have been carried out to save a person’s life, be it with a new heart, kidney, or set of lungs. People who are willing to undertake something like a face transplant are probably not of an open … Tęsti skaitymą

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Cosmetic surgery draw condemned

The offer of a cosmetic surgery procedure as a prize is an awful manifestation of the trivialisation of medical care in general, and aesthetic surgery in particular. more

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