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Hospital to perform first HIV-positive organ transplants

PinkNews - ‎12 hours ago‎
A hospital in the US has approved a new system to allow organs to be transplanted in HIV-positive people. At present, people with HIV are ineligible as organ donors, over fears about possible transmission to the recipients of the transplanted organs.
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Speed up forming panels for organ transplants: HC to Maharashtra

Times of India - ‎11 hours ago‎
The amendment enables hospital-based committees to decide on applications for organ transplants over 25 annually. If less than 25 transplants, then the district level committee will process applications.
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Human organ transplants could be 3D-printed in 15 years – Russian researchers

RT - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
His certainty is based on the successful transplant of a thyroid gland - produced on a Russian 3D printer - into a lab mouse last November.
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Johns Hopkins approved to perform HIV-positive to HIV-positive organ transplants

CNN - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
"The findings are significant because there are not enough organ donors in the United States to meet the needs of all of the patients who might benefit from life-saving organ transplants," said Emily Blumberg, a professor at the Perelman Center for ...
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2 green corridors created in Indore for organ transplants

Hindustan Times - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Soon after Vishwas was declared brain dead, his father, Jawahar Doshi decided to donate his organs, he said. According to Indore Society for Organ Donation, Indore has become the second city in the country after Chennai with the maximum number of ...
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People Die Each Day Awaiting Organ Transplants, But It Doesn't Have to Be That Way

GOOD Magazine - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
123,000 people in the United States are on the waiting list for organ transplants that will save their lives. On average, 21 people die every day because of the shortage of organs—nearly 7,000 people a year.
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Patients save lives of 19 waiting for organ transplants

The Argus - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
The trust's report comes as NHS Blood and Transplant continues to urge people to sign up to the organ donor register.

No organ transplant survival data

The Hindu - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
he deceased donor organ donation programme run by the State government - Mrithasanjeevani - has seen remarkable success in the initial years of its launch itself with the programme completing over 500 successful major organ transplants in the past ...

Blacks Have The Greatest Need For Organ Transplants, So Why Aren't We Donating?

The Milwaukee Community Journal - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Blacks are the largest minority group in need of organ transplants according to the latest organ donor statistics. According to Organdonor.

Transplant Trot Vancouver brings awareness to organ transplants

Vancity Buzz - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Organ and tissue transplants save thousands of Canadians every year, but it isn't something you hear about very often.

Expedite process on organ transplants: Bombay HC

NYOOOZ - ‎9 hours ago‎
Mumbai: The Bombay high court on Wednesday directed the state government to inform it by when it will appoint authorization committees at hospital and district levels to deal with applications for organ transplants.A bench of Justices Abhay Oka and C V ...
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HIV Patients Can Receive Organ Transplants Starting In March

The News Lens (press release) (registration) - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Many developed countries such as the US, UK and Spain all permit HIV patients to receive organ transplants to increase their survival rate.
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Sri Lanka's ban on organ transplants to affect Indians

Daily News & Analysis - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
Sri Lanka had recently become the go-to destination for Indians needing organ transplants, owing to the low cost of transplantation and easy connectivity.
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Organ Transplant Advocacy Group Is Nominated for Nobel Prize

The Epoch Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting, a network of doctors and surgeons who concern themselves with ending the practice of coercive organ transplantation, were nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize recently, according to a press release by the group ...

Group to educate about organ transplants

Oneonta Daily Star - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
According to a media release, more than 10,000 New Yorkers are on the national organ transplant waiting list. The state represents the third highest need in the country but has the lowest number of residents registered on its state organ donor registry.

19000 on waiting list for organ transplants

Free Malaysia Today - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
According to her, 7,000 people are diagnosed with end-stage kidney disease each year, requiring them to get kidney transplants in order to lead a normal life. The report said that some 327,738 people have pledged to be organ donors from 1997 to last year.

State's first organ transplant unit in govt sector to be opened tomorrow

Times of India - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
The cross matching is a very sensitive and final test done for any type of organ transplant, including kidney. "The cross matching for medical college hospitals where kidney transplants are currently performed are done at the Amrita Hospital in Kochi.

19500 Malaysians on wait list for organ transplant

Malay Mail Online - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
File pic KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 3 - The number of patients needing organ transplants is expected to rise due to more people leading unhealthy lifestyles and putting themselves at risk of acquiring a non-communicable disease (NCD), warned an organ ...

Organ transplant boxes to be supplied to NHS by South Molton company

North Devon Journal - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
A new deal with the NHS will see The Cool Ice Box Company Ltd, based in Broad Street South Molton, exclusively supply the NHS's organ transplant teams with non-powered cool boxes. The boxes will help the transplant teams keep organs at the correct ...

New Providence Non-Profit Organization Sets Record in Organs Donated in 2015

Patch.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
New Providence, NJ -- The New Providence-based NJ Sharing Network, a non-profit, federally designated organization responsible for the recovery of organs and tissue in the state, set a record in 2015 for making organ transplants possible, with a total ...
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