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French woman has worlds' first face transplant

French woman has worlds' first face transplant

New tool to measure coma depth

New tool to measure coma depth

New skin from fetal cells great success in children with burns

New skin from fetal cells great success in children with burns

Study shows using expanded critera donors is safe

Study shows using expanded critera donors is safe

Six deaths in transplant patients now linked to rodent virus

Six deaths in transplant patients now linked to rodent virus

Virus from rodents kills three transplant recipients

Virus from rodents kills three transplant recipients

New technology and treatments for heart and lung patients drive revisions

New technology and treatments for heart and lung patients drive revisions

You can no longer make the argument that transplanting a kidney into an older recipient is a wasted organ

You can no longer make the argument that transplanting a kidney into an older recipient is a wasted organ

The ethics of face transplants

The ethics of face transplants

Routine screening of blood samples would reduce the risk of disease transmission among transplant recipients

Routine screening of blood samples would reduce the risk of disease transmission among transplant recipients

Americans happy to donate money but not blood and tissue

Americans happy to donate money but not blood and tissue

Launch of new Australian Medicare smartcard

Launch of new Australian Medicare smartcard

Illinois bill that allows people with HIV to donate organs to other people who are HIV-positive

Illinois bill that allows people with HIV to donate organs to other people who are HIV-positive

Rabies infections in organ donor and transplant recipients

Rabies infections in organ donor and transplant recipients

BMA comments on the Human Tissue Bill

BMA comments on the Human Tissue Bill

We want to figure out how to grow new kidneys in humans

We want to figure out how to grow new kidneys in humans

Organ donation bill signed into law

Organ donation bill signed into law

HHS Launches Organ Donation Education Program for High School Students

HHS Launches Organ Donation Education Program for High School Students

Ethnocultural beliefs vary widely on organ donation

Ethnocultural beliefs vary widely on organ donation

Requests for organ donors must be tempered by a better understanding of cultural differences

Requests for organ donors must be tempered by a better understanding of cultural differences