BC falls below national organ donation rates, despite increases – Vancouver Sun


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BC falls below national organ donation rates, despite increases
Vancouver Sun
Organ donations are rising in B.C., but the province still lags behind national rates in two key areas. A comprehensive report released Thursday by the Canadian Institute for Health Information shows that one-third of patients waiting for an organ ...
Organ donations from seniors could reduce wait timesCBC.ca
Older donors untapped source of organs for transplant, study saysOttawa Citizen
CIHI: MB Among Worst In Deceased Donor Organ Transplant RateCJOB
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BC falls below national organ donation rates, despite increases – Vancouver Sun


Vancouver Sun

BC falls below national organ donation rates, despite increases
Vancouver Sun
Organ donations are rising in B.C., but the province still lags behind national rates in two key areas. A comprehensive report released Thursday by the Canadian Institute for Health Information shows that one-third of patients waiting for an organ ...
Organ donations from seniors could reduce wait timesCBC.ca
Older donors untapped source of organs for transplant, study saysOttawa Citizen
CIHI: MB Among Worst In Deceased Donor Organ Transplant RateCJOB
680 News
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Group raises awareness for organ donation – Meridian Booster


Group raises awareness for organ donation
Meridian Booster
A trail ride from this past spring is continuing to raise awareness for organ donation in the season of giving. The third annual Second Chance Trail Ride is an awareness ride and fundraiser that aims to raise awareness for organ donation and financial ...

Vodafone Malta employees participate in Blood Donation Session at Skyparks … – Malta Independent Online


Vodafone Malta employees participate in Blood Donation Session at Skyparks ...
Malta Independent Online
Aware of the fact that the need for blood transfusions is particularly high during the festive season, on 3 December a number of Vodafone Malta employees participated in a blood donation session held at Skyparks Business Centre by the National Blood ...

Manitoba lags behind other provinces in organ donations – Winnipeg Free Press


Manitoba lags behind other provinces in organ donations
Winnipeg Free Press
A report released Thursday by the Canadian Institute for Health Information shows that this province has around 108 potential organ donors per million people, but only 10 per cent of those who would be medically cleared to donate actually do. In Quebec ...
Only third of eligible organ donors identified; 1000s await transplants: reportBrandon Sun

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How Soon to Race After Giving Blood – Runner’s World Newswire


How Soon to Race After Giving Blood
Runner's World Newswire
Runners who donate blood might be able to race at their pre-donation level as soon as two weeks later, according to research published in Transfusion. Nineteen men who were regular blood donors with normal blood values (i.e., not anemic) did a ...

‘I’m sick of online charity campaigns’ – Auckland stuff.co.nz (blog)


'I'm sick of online charity campaigns'
Auckland stuff.co.nz (blog)
But then I remember there are other ways I can demonstrate goodwill: donate blood, register as an organ donor, donate things I don't use and volunteer my time. Hopefully we'll all spend ... taking care of our family. Happy holidays and see you in four ...

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Chagas disease is turning up in (un)likely places. Who is ready for it? – PLoS Blogs (blog)


PLoS Blogs (blog)

Chagas disease is turning up in (un)likely places. Who is ready for it?
PLoS Blogs (blog)
They found that bed bugs, a not too unrelated cousin of the kissing bug, can transmit the parasite in the same way by which humans are usually infected. ... Only in Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom are donors at risk of the infection being screened.

Medical Wonders – Chicagomag.com


Medical Wonders
Chicagomag.com
“A success rate like that for people who are mismatched and unrelated hasn't been achieved before,” says Leventhal. Further testing is ... If it's successful, the procedure could work with organs from deceased donors as well—a big step forward ...

Blood emergency declared; local drives slated – Tahlequah Daily Press


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Blood emergency declared; local drives slated
Tahlequah Daily Press
Oklahoma Blood Institute has declared a blood emergency across the state as its supply has reached a less than one-day supply. Declines in blood donation have left the blood inventory critically low. “The need for donation is constant, since blood has ...
Holiday blood donors have chance to win cruiseTheadanews

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