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HAVE A HEART

It is reported that scientists in America have created human-sheep hybrids which, it is thought, might allow sheep organs to be produced with human characteristics and suitable for human transplants. 176 more words

Medical & NHS

Organ Donations Rising Across the UK

The BBC have reported the a record 170 organ donations took place across the UK in January of this year, resulting in more than 400 life-saving transplants. 107 more words

Ethics

Calgary man among many turning to ads, social media to find organ donor: ‘I need help’

A Calgary man has resorted to purchasing a flashy billboard advertisement and using vehicle decals in search of finding a willing organ donor.

Ryan McLennan’s kidney is deteriorating, and at five per cent kidney function, his wife took matters into her own hands, which led to the unconventional plea. 537 more words

Canada

It’s a date!

I got word today that the date of my kidney transplant is set. It’s in a very short two and a half weeks! Hard to believe after all this time of waiting and wondering that it’s going to happen. 388 more words

Yoga

The Gift Of Life: How Selfless Love Linked 5 Strangers On Valentine's Day

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Love comes in many forms, and for five complete strangers, love came in the shape of a kidney. 766 more words

News

And the final R guideline - REGISTER

This is, for me, the ultimate in the recycling/re-using/repurposing process.
Register as an organ donor. For me, the idea that using your tissue or an organ/s when you die can extend the span and quality of someone else’s life requires no debate. 292 more words

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