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Study finds kidney donation safe for healthy older adults

Older kidney donors enjoy similar longevity and cardiovascular health as other healthy mature individuals, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation. The findings may provide some reassu ...

Jul 09, 2014
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Waiting for a donor heart: Motion prolongs survival

For many people with advanced cardiac insufficiency, a heart transplant may be their only hope. e. But waiting for a donor heart to come along is a race against time. Patients who remains active and stay in good shape psychologically ...

Mar 06, 2014
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Kidney donation does not put donor at extra risk

(Medical Xpress) -- While people with reduced kidney function are more likely to develop cardiovascular conditions, that doesn’t necessarily ring true for those with reduced renal mass from donating a ...

Apr 13, 2012
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