News tagged with organ 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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Organ donation – do we opt-in or opt-out?

Researchers say there should be an international data base containing the very latest information about organ donations and transplants so policy makers can make informed decisions on whether to adopt an ...

Sep 24, 2014
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Philippines claims record in organ donor pledges

(AP)—The Philippines has broken India's record of gathering the most organ donor pledges in an hour at a single site, health officials said Friday. The feat awaits the Guinness World Records' official confirmation.

Feb 28, 2014
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A better model for brain death needed

Process variations related to brain death have far-reaching implications beyond delaying an official declaration of death, including added stress for the patient's family, missed opportunities for organ donation and increased ...

Dec 03, 2013
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