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Organ donation week: Tissue donation often overlooked, but important, docs say

TORONTO – Skin, bones, heart valves and corneas – these tissue donation options go a long way in helping donor recipients in need.

Corneas restore vision to people who’ve lost their eyesight, heart valves help babies born with congenital heart disease while skin is used to heal burn victims. 547 more words

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7,817 Canadians sign up as organ donors during #48in48 campaign

VANCOUVER – In the past 48 hours, Global News has been urging Canadians to sign up to be an organ donor as part of our #48in48 campaign. 100 more words

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'Skin saves lives': burn patients need skin donations

WATCH ABOVE: Su-Ling Goh explains how one tissue in particular – skin – saves lives. WARNING: some images are graphic in nature.

EDMONTON — Wes and Wilf Michalycia survived a house explosion in Fort Saskatchewan in February 2013. 460 more words

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On the tenth day of Christmas MND research gave to me: Ten research studies we helped promote in 2014

“On the tenth day of Christmas MND research gives to you… TEN research studies we helped promote and recruit for in 2014”

Last year we helped promote and recruit people living with MND to take part in 10 different studies. 114 more words

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Saving lives through tissue donation

MASON CITY, Iowa – Last weekend a hit and run collision in Mason City claimed the life of a north Iowa man, but despite his tragic death, Jefferson Davis’s legacy lives on. 266 more words

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The importance of tissue in MND research

Dr Robin Highley from the Sheffield Institute of Translational Neuroscience (SITraN), which is based at the University of Sheffield, has written a special ‘guest blog’ about his research and the value of tissue donation. 472 more words

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Giving It All

Editor’s Note: One day, their 9 year old daughter is perfectly normal and healthy. The very next day they heard these words, “Your daughter has cancer and it’s terminal.” It… 709 more words

Childhood Cancer