Surgery

Videos can spur family members to donate tissues, improve lives

More than 60 percent of people who die in the United States have not given consent for their tissues to be donated; receiving consent from next of kin can improve access to donor tissues. A new study examined two different ...

Surgery

Increasing organ donation by increasing consent to donate

When seeking consent for organ donations, in-person requests made to substitute decision-makers, with physician involvement, are more likely to result in a positive response, according to a study of organ donation in Ontario, ...

Vaccination

UK to roll out COVID-19 vaccines to 16 and 17-year-olds

The U.K. plans to offer coronavirus vaccines to 16 and 17-year-olds in the next few weeks after the independent body of scientists that makes vaccine recommendations to the government changed its advice.

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