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Study reveals one in ten people may opt-out of proposed system for organ donation

Study reveals one in ten people may opt-out of proposed system for organ donation

Surgeons test new device that keeps the liver warm and circulates blood during transport

Surgeons test new device that keeps the liver warm and circulates blood during transport

If you’ve got hep C, spitting can be a felony

If you’ve got hep C, spitting can be a felony

Data-driven tool defines risk stages for children with chronic kidney disease

Data-driven tool defines risk stages for children with chronic kidney disease

Study provides insight into neurobiology of dying

Study provides insight into neurobiology of dying

Researchers identify presence of ER gene fusion proteins in treatment-resistant breast cancer

Researchers identify presence of ER gene fusion proteins in treatment-resistant breast cancer

NYU Langone Health introduces new lung transplant program

NYU Langone Health introduces new lung transplant program

Parent misconceptions about child organ donation may complicate the process

Parent misconceptions about child organ donation may complicate the process

Brief educational video can positively impact individuals' willingness to become face transplant donor

Brief educational video can positively impact individuals' willingness to become face transplant donor

Study finds improvements in survivals rates of individuals with kidney failure

Study finds improvements in survivals rates of individuals with kidney failure

NYU Langone Health launches new heart transplant program

NYU Langone Health launches new heart transplant program

Families stop donation of organs from deceased relatives who are registered donors

Families stop donation of organs from deceased relatives who are registered donors

Donor organs labeled as increased risk less likely to be used by transplant patients

Donor organs labeled as increased risk less likely to be used by transplant patients

Organ donation up by more than half in Ontario since Canada introduced new policy

Organ donation up by more than half in Ontario since Canada introduced new policy

Researchers develop potential stem cell treatment for several lung conditions

Researchers develop potential stem cell treatment for several lung conditions

Youngest person in U.S. receives full face transplant by Cleveland Clinic team

Youngest person in U.S. receives full face transplant by Cleveland Clinic team

Researchers aim to develop machine-learning method to better predict risks of organ donation

Researchers aim to develop machine-learning method to better predict risks of organ donation

High-donor-volume hospitals more likely to have improved OTPD rate than low-volume medical centers

High-donor-volume hospitals more likely to have improved OTPD rate than low-volume medical centers

New article highlights success of Spanish system in deceased organ donation

New article highlights success of Spanish system in deceased organ donation

First-in-human study of cell bandage for common sporting knee injury shows promising results

First-in-human study of cell bandage for common sporting knee injury shows promising results