News tagged with organ transplants

Bill would make Coloradans organ donors by default

(AP) -- Some Colorado lawmakers say their state should be the first one where people become organ donors by default, even though other states' efforts have been halted by worries about making such a personal decision automatic.

dateJan 19, 2011 in Other
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Shipping kidneys for transplant is safe, research finds

Kidney transplants using organs from live donors work just as well if the kidneys are shipped -- be it across town or across the country -- as when the donors and recipients are operated on at the same hospital, new Johns ...

dateJan 14, 2011 in Other
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British drivers asked to become organ donors

Anyone applying for a driving licence in Britain will be asked if they want to join an organ donation scheme under new proposals to boost the number of donors, it was announced on Friday.

dateDec 31, 2010 in Other
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