Claims that they are too weak to work and rebuild their homes
Doctors in a hospital in Bremen had already made an incision when they discovered that a deceased donor was still alive
Why waste valuable organs?
The number of organs available for transplant in the Netherlands could double.
The academic conversation on brain death continues, with the American journal of Bioethics publishing a special issue on the status of death determined by neurological criteria (DDNC).
A number of healthcare commentators are calling for ‘compensation’ for donors.
A car crash victim who doctors thought had no chance of survival has made an amazing recovery.
UK paediatricians want the government to allow “brain-dead” newborns to donate organs.
Some American politicians have discovered how to reconcile punishment and compassion: allow prisoners on death row to donate their organs.
A little-known debate in bioethics circles centres on whether we should be able to inherit organs.
If living kidney donors were paid $10,000, transplants would increase by at least 5%, according to a study in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.
Everywhere it is tough to persuade people to become organ donors, even after they have died. This is a great advertisement from Leo Burnett Zurich.
Should a mentally incompetent person be allowed to donate organs?
Strong criticisms have been levelled at 'reforms' to the organ trade currently being carried out by the Chinese government.
With a shortage of organ donors in Europe, Belgian doctors have a novel solution: patients with unbearable suffering donate their organs after voluntary euthanasia.
National Transplant Week 2013 is drawing to a close in the United Kingdom -- here is a video and a poem.
Wales will be the first British region to adopt a policy of presumed consent for organ donation.
US researchers have published a paper documenting the merits of Facebook in promoting organ donation.
Utah has become the first state to allow prisoners, even prisoners on death row, to donate organs.
More erosion of the dead donor rule in the latest issue of the Cambridge Journal of Healthcare Ethics.
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