The film Central Station touches on the dark side of organ transplantation and emerges on the side of redemption. Though I occasionally suffer from transplantation issue fatigue, Walter Salles’ breakthrough 1998 feature reinvigorated me to more deeply consider the limits of lifesaving and the transmutability of bodies. 1,702 more words
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How much would it take for you to consider selling your bone marrow? A U.S. appeals court puts the price at about $3,000 in a ruling that now makes it legal to pay donors for their bone-marrow tissue. 1,010 more words
News Roundup #13: Facebook boosting organ donors, Kidney in a third body, UK's first trafficking case,
It seems this roundup is lucky number 13, with the a groundbreaking, cusp-of-viral, organ donation initiative from Facebook, unprecedented kidney re-transplantation, and a whole slew of other newsy goodness. 463 more words
News Roundup #11: marrow comp decision, drive recordbreakers, annals of day zero, tracing transfusion history
Bone marrow donor compensation ruling upheld
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The 9th Circuit ruling now stands as the law of the land, as no other courts in the federal judiciary have weighed in on the question of whether the newer donation method is exempt from the compensation ban.
News Roundup #10: Transplant Education, immunosuppressant lynchpins, Flynn profile, OPTN public comment
News Roundup #7: Iowan donor diversity, Wall Street Journal and NOTA naysaying, drive bits n' pieces
Lucky number seven. We’ve got some interesting stories for you.
Addressing minority donor paucity in Iowa