News tagged with donor
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A donor in general is a person that donates something voluntarily. Usually used to represent a form of pure altruism but sometimes used when the payment for a service is recognised by all parties as representing less than the value of the donation and that the motivation is altruistic. In business law, a donor is someone who is giving the gift, and a donee the person receiving the gift.
Often the word is used as a short for:
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While the percentage of kidney transplants involving live donors has remained stable for other minority populations, African Americans have seen a decline in live donors even as more of them receive kidney transplants, according ...
Surgery May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Kcentra (prothrombin complex concentrate, human) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat severe acute bleeding in adults after administration of the anti-clotting drug warfarin and ...
Medications Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Adults with end-stage respiratory failure and pulmonary hypertension requiring ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) have been "bridged" toward lung transplantation with novel lung assist devices such as the Novalung. ...
Surgery May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly two-thirds of children receiving stem cell transplants returned to the hospital within six months for treatment of unexplained fevers, infections or other problems, according to a study performed at Dana-Farber/Children's ...
Cancer Apr 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Autism scientists are seeking more brain samples for research.
Autism spectrum disorders May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
On April 18th JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) will publish a new video article by Dr. Paul A Iaizzo demonstrating the anatomical reconstruction of an active human heart. The research uses contrast-computed tomography (C ...
Medical research Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
It's well known that blood donors perform a vital, life-saving community service, but for some, regular blood donation is an important part of staying healthy.
Other Apr 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study published in Liver Transplantation, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, reports that donor mortality is about 1 in 500 donors ...
Other Apr 25, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0