News tagged with kidney donation

Pilot transplant project aims to spur kidney swaps

(AP) -- Too often, would-be kidney donors are wasted because the friend or loved one they want to help isn't a match. Now a new national database promises to help find matches for those frustrated pairs so ...

Nov 23, 2010
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Talking increases kidney donation

Get-togethers with a kidney disease patient's family and friends can improve their willingness to consider donation, according to a paper being presented at the American Society of Nephrology's 42nd Annual Meeting and Scientific ...

Oct 29, 2009
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Britain to outlaw most private organ transplants

(AP) -- The British government said Friday that it plans to ban private organ transplants from dead donors to allay fears that prospective recipients can buy their way to the front of the line.

Jul 31, 2009
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