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17Nov/18

Kentucky Ends Strong But Vols Take Back The Trophy In Blood Donation Drive – LEX18 Lexington KY News


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Kentucky Ends Strong But Vols Take Back The Trophy In Blood Donation Drive
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Tennessee has won this year’s Big Blue Crush Blood Drive. The Vols had 3,057 donors to our 2,739. “While we may have lost the competition, we are celebrating the thousands of Kentucky donors who came to our blood drives …

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17Nov/18

Organ donation: Nine patients get new lease of life – Times of India


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Organ donation: Nine patients get new lease of life
Times of India
Following the family’s decision for organ donation, the transplant surgeons retrieved the kidneys and corneas from the donor, which on transplantation, gave a second chance at life to two terminally ill patients and the gift of sight to two others

17Nov/18

Four lives saved through organ donation in UAE – Khaleej Times

Khaleej TimesFour lives saved through organ donation in UAEKhaleej TimesA UAE resident, who passed away on October 19, was able to save four lives including that of a nine-year-old boy, through organ donation. The organs of the deceased were received b…

16Nov/18

2-year-old cancer patient in Pa. meets her organ donor – WPVI-TV


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2-year-old cancer patient in Pa. meets her organ donor
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Doctors say the organ donation was Emily’s only chance of survival after five unsuccessful rounds of chemotherapy. Osborn did not know the family, but wanted to help. “It was one of those things where it was like the Lord loves her and the Lord values
‘She’s finally cancer-free': 2-year-old cancer patient meets 30-year-old living organ donor who saved her lifefox6now.com

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16Nov/18

2-year-old cancer patient meets organ donor – WJAC Johnstown


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2-year-old cancer patient meets organ donor
WJAC Johnstown
PITTSBURGH (WJAC) — Getting the chance to meet the person who helped save your life is no small matter, and 2-year-old Emily Smith got the chance to meet her hero. CNN affiliate KDKA captured the heartwarming moment at UMPC Children’s hospital, …

16Nov/18

Zika scare: MP violates blood donation norms – Times of India


Times of India
Zika scare: MP violates blood donation norms
Times of India
BHOPAL: Confusion prevails over guidelines framed to check the spread of Zika infection and blood donation. The Union government’s national blood transfusion council (NBTC) guidelines state to disqualify donation of blood by a Zika-infected person at …

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16Nov/18

Fortis Healthcare takes video content route to raise awareness around organ donation – Buzz In Content

Buzz In ContentFortis Healthcare takes video content route to raise awareness around organ donationBuzz In ContentEach year, half-a-million Indians lose their lives while waiting for an organ. That is equal to losing a life every minute. In 2017, only …

14Nov/18

‘She’s Finally Cancer-Free': 2-Year-Old Cancer Patient Meets Living Organ Donor Who Saved Her Life – CBS Pittsburgh


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‘She’s Finally Cancer-Free': 2-Year-Old Cancer Patient Meets Living Organ Donor Who Saved Her Life
CBS Pittsburgh
Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It was a magical moment at UPMC Children’s Hospital. A man who donated part of his liver to save a child’s life met her in person for the very first time. Because of the living donor liver

14Nov/18

Organ donor pool needs more diversity, experts say – News 5 Cleveland


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Organ donor pool needs more diversity, experts say
News 5 Cleveland
CLEVELAND – Carlton Slade has endured nine surgeries since being diagnosed with congestive heart failure. “I’ve had open heart surgery three times,” said Slade. “Over the past year and a half, I was functioning off eight percent. I could hardly breathe.”.

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14Nov/18

Could pigs solve the organ donor shortage? – The Week Magazine


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Could pigs solve the organ donor shortage?
The Week Magazine
Every day, 20 Americans die waiting for an organ transplant. Scientists have long tried xenotransplantation — using organs from other species in humans — to combat a short supply of organ donors, with little success. But this method is seemingly on