Organ Transplant News

Date Posted
Article Title
2/14/2019
2/14/2019
2/8/2019
2/6/2019
1/28/2019
1/24/2019
1/23/2019
1/15/2019
12/21/2018
12/5/2018
12/4/2018
11/26/2018
11/13/2018
10/29/2018
10/26/2018
10/22/2018
9/7/2018
8/15/2018
8/7/2018
8/2/2018
8/1/2018
7/30/2018
7/9/2018
7/5/2018
6/22/2018
5/16/2018
4/27/2018
4/23/2018
4/17/2018
4/4/2018
3/9/2018
3/6/2018
12/6/2017
11/16/2017
11/9/2017
10/5/2017
Limiting 'Cold Time' Could Make More Organs Available for Transplant

Up to 12 hours seems to be OK, study suggests

9/15/2017
Selena Gomez's Kidney Transplant Puts Lupus Center Stage

Superstar needed the donated organ because of her autoimmune disease

8/2/2017
Novel Procedure Improves Kidney Transplant Success

May allow more patients to get donor organ, study finds

7/27/2017
Donor Kidneys Rejected by Centers 7 Times on Average

Study suggests centers are often appropriately picky, but one specialist says patients should have a say in these choices

7/7/2017
Are Doctors Discarding Donor Kidneys That Could Save Lives?

Study found suboptimal organs prolonged lives and were a much better option than dialysis

6/1/2017
Wild 'Death Cap' Mushroom Seriously Sickens 14 in California

Foraging by novices tied to 3 people needing liver transplants and permanent brain damage in a child

5/25/2017
Kidneys From Deceased Diabetics Might Ease Organ Shortage: Study

More than 100,000 people are on the U.S. kidney transplant wait-list

5/11/2017
A 2nd Life for Risky Kidney Transplants?

Doctors say they cleared hepatitis C in organ recipients, perhaps shortening transplant waits

5/10/2017
Transplant of Insulin-Producing Cells Offers Hope Against Type 1 Diabetes

Patient still off injections a year after receiving cells in area near stomach

4/26/2017
Cancer Risk Rises After Childhood Organ Transplant: Study

Yet overall chances to any one child remain low, researchers stressed

4/17/2017
Baseball Great Rod Carew Owes His Life to NFL Player's Transplanted Organs

Tight end Konrad Reuland was 29 when he died of a brain aneurysm; same number Carew wore on the field

3/30/2017
Weight, Gender Appear to Play Part in Kidney Transplant Success

Study found the closer the match between donor and recipient, the better the outcome

3/14/2017
Cystic Fibrosis Survival Better in Canada Than in U.S.

Canadians with the lung disease live about 10 years longer on average, study finds

3/7/2017
Kidney Transplant Survival Up Among Babies, Kids

Patients under age 10 now have the best long-term chances of not rejecting organ, study finds

2/9/2017
Non-English Speakers Less Likely to Be on Kidney Transplant List

Study finds language a barrier to getting needed care