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 they can be part ...

dateNov 23, 2010 in Other
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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 ...

dateOct 29, 2009 in Other
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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.

dateJul 31, 2009 in Other
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