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10Oct/18

HIV-Positive Mother Donates Liver to Uninfected Daughter – U.S. News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report
HIV-Positive Mother Donates Liver to Uninfected Daughter
U.S. News & World Report
The child, who had been suffering from end-stage liver disease, had undergone a previous surgery and was placed on the list for a deceaseddonor liver. Her mother asked to be considered as a donor, since only part of the liver is needed for a transplant.

09Oct/18

South Africa: What You Need to Know About SA’s Historic Liver Transplant From an HIV-Positive Donor – AllAfrica.com

South Africa: What You Need to Know About SA’s Historic Liver Transplant From an HIV-Positive Donor
AllAfrica.com
But HIV-positive persons can often be deceased donors, especially in the donation of kidneys from HIV-positive people to other people with the virus. Before this case, we would not have usually have considered HIV-positive people as living donors

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08Oct/18

What you need to know about SA’s historic liver transplant from an HIV-positive donor – Bhekisisa


Bhekisisa
What you need to know about SA’s historic liver transplant from an HIV-positive donor
Bhekisisa
Liver donation from live donors is well established and gets very good results. But it’s the HIV infection that has made some transplant centres wary of the potential risks involved. But HIV-positive persons can often be deceased donors, especially in

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08Oct/18

New discovery restores insulin cell function in type 2 diabetes – Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress
New discovery restores insulin cell function in type 2 diabetes
Medical Xpress
“It is a small study performed on cells from six deceased donors with type 2 diabetes as well as a limited number of experiments on animal models. Further studies are needed to demonstrate how blocking of VDAC1 affects tissues such as kidneys, heart …

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