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British parliament paves way for organ-transplant bill - Xinhua



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British parliament paves way for organ-transplant bill 
Xinhua
LONDON, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- British lawmakers in the House of Commons voted Friday to pave the way for an organ transplant act of parliament that will save hundreds of lives in England every year. A government-supported private member's bill will ...
How does organ donation work, how does the opt-out bill work and what is presumed consent? The Sun
'We did it!' Organ transplant Bill to save up to 500 lives a year in ... Mirror.co.uk
'Faces of Transplant' series highlights Utah organ donations Good4Utah
BBC News  -Scottish Daily Record  -Bromsgrove Standard  -YouGov 
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Sheep-Human Hybrids Made in Lab?Get the Facts - National Geographic



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Sheep-Human Hybrids Made in Lab?Get the Facts 
National Geographic
Building on a controversial breakthrough made in 2017, scientists announced on Saturday that they have created the second successful human-animal hybrids: sheep embryos that are are 0.01-percent human by cell count. The embryos, which were not allowed ...
Scientists create first human-sheep hybrids; work could aid organ transplants Syracuse.com
Human-Sheep Hybrids Could Grow Human Organs for Transplant and Even Cure Diabetes Newsweek
Scientists create first human-sheep hybrids ? what that means for the future of organ transplants Atlanta Journal Constitution
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Refurbished Organs Could Save Millions on the Transplant List - Futurism



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Refurbished Organs Could Save Millions on the Transplant List 
Futurism
Organ transplantation is a miracle of modern medicine, but it has a pipeline problem: roughly 20 people die every day while waiting for an organ transplant. Scientists at Harvard Medical School think they may be able to solve that problem by sprucing ...

 


Maryland House passes bills on organ transplants, sponsored by speaker who was saved by a liver transplant - Baltimore Sun



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Maryland House passes bills on organ transplants, sponsored by speaker who was saved by a liver transplant 
Baltimore Sun
The Maryland House of Delegates on Thursday unanimously passed two organ donations sponsored by House Speaker Michael E. Busch, whose life was saved by a liver transplant last year. One would provide a $7,500 tax credit for living donors to help defray ...

 


Highland company conducting 'major organ transplant' for Ohio church - Belleville News-Democrat



Belleville News-Democrat
 
Highland company conducting 'major organ transplant' for Ohio church 
Belleville News-Democrat
When a church with a pipe organ closes, the instrument becomes available for purchase. But moving a massive, complex organ is not any task for an amateur. There are thousands of intricate, connecting pieces and mechanisms in a pipe organ. Scott Wick ...

 


Scientists have taken a step toward creating 'sheeple' by introducing human cells into sheep embryos - Business Insider



Business Insider
 
Scientists have taken a step toward creating 'sheeple' by introducing human cells into sheep embryos 
Business Insider
Scientists have come one step closer to breeding human organs inside sheep. But the resulting "sheeple" are not the scary, mythological creatures you might envision. In fact, the technique might one day save the lives of people with failing organs. The ...

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Venezuelans with transplanted organs are dying due to a lack of ... - Boing Boing



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Venezuelans with transplanted organs are dying due to a lack of ... 
Boing Boing
Venezuela is in crisis. The South American country has been a sore festered with political turmoil and socioeconomic woes for years now. Unemployment is a pandemic in the country and, thanks to the devaluation of their currency, what little food can be ...

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Top surgeons reveal UAE's historical organ transplant cases ... - Khaleej Times



Khaleej Times
 
Top surgeons reveal UAE's historical organ transplant cases ... 
Khaleej Times
Top surgeons from around the world shed light on the recent medical milestones in the field of donor organ transplantation from the deceased in the UAE, during a press hearing on Tuesday. The Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi surgeons, said that the four key ...

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Tony Forte, a multiple-organ transplant recipient from Lancaster ... - FOX43.com



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Tony Forte, a multiple-organ transplant recipient from Lancaster ... 
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Tony Forte, the Lancaster County boy who spent years fighting for his life while waiting for a multiple organ transplant and struggled for a few years more after receiving the new organs in 2016, died early Monday morning in a Florida hospital ...
Tony Forte, 12-year-old multiple organ recipient from Manheim ... LancasterOnline
Boy who underwent multi-organ transplant has died | ABC27 ABC27

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Summit County officials honor organ donor whose liver saved county staffer - The Park Record



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Summit County officials honor organ donor whose liver saved county staffer 
The Park Record
While Assistant Summit County Manager Anita Lewis was enduring the fight of her life in December of 2016 after her body rejected a liver transplant, a Cache County family was mourning the loss of their 22-year-old daughter following a tragic car ...