News tagged with kidney donation

Experts urge US to change organ donation policies

A group of more than 300 prominent doctors, religious leaders and ethicists on Wednesday urged President Barack Obama to change the current system for organ donation, saying too few people get life-saving transplants.

Nov 12, 2014
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Study examines health of kidney donors

The short-term risks associated with kidney donation are relatively modest, but because many donors have additional medical conditions, it is important to evaluate their ongoing health. That's the conclusion of a study appearing ...

Sep 26, 2013
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HTN risk up for african-american live kidney donors

(HealthDay)—African-American live kidney donors have a significantly increased risk of hypertension compared with non-donors, according to a study published online Oct. 24 in the American Journal of Tr ...

Nov 06, 2012
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