News tagged with organ transplants

Solving the dilemma of not enough hearts

In the not-too-distant future, Dr. Jennifer Cowger envisions a cardiac transplant landscape where more donations are encouraged and utilized, genetically engineered organs can be created in a laboratory, and improved mechanical ...

Mar 27, 2018
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Living (and competing) after an organ transplant

Organ donations continue to rise and a growing number of countries are adopting assumed consent donation policies. These recent shifts can partially be explained by increasing public awareness that organ donation saves lives.

Mar 07, 2018
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The eye is not immune to immunity

A person needs immune-suppressive drugs for organ transplants but not typically for transplants in the eye. How come? Like a few other parts of the body, some components of the eye, like the lens, don't have direct access ...

Jan 25, 2018
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