The reputations of two of China’s most senior figures in transplantation are under question.
Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez did what no surgeon had ever done -- and he's just getting started.
On April 1, 2016, the Gift of Life Donor Program and Donors are Heroes are holding a fundraising gala to raise funds for public education programs that emphasize the benefits and dispel many of the myths surrounding organ donations.
It is not uncommon to hear that the myths of Ganesha, the elephant-headed god, and of Daksha, the goat-headed god found in the Hindus Puranas, are Hindu endorsements of xeno-transplantation.
Cholo goth duo Prayers are blazing hot right now, shifting their universe onto a higher plane, making their dreams reality and taking their fans with them into virtual reality.
Twenty years for anything is a long time, 20 years for a band can feel like a lifetime, but for California punk legends, Rancid, it is more than that, it is family, love, and a united brotherhood.
One morning, two of my doctors had just finished evaluating me. They had left the room and routinely sat down at their computer stations to type their medical notes. I could easily hear their conversation. I heard one doctor say to the other, "Oh well, he brought it upon himself."
More than 100,000 patients are on the waiting list for solid organ transplants, but in 2011 there were just 28,465 transplants completed. And the shortage is only worsening as the numbers of available organs continues to drop, both from living and deceased donors.
When I die, I would like to be eaten by puppies. I would prefer happy, rambunctious puppies, about eight weeks old and from the same litter if possible.
For far too many patients fighting the valiant fight against chronic kidney disease (CKD), tragically, the call never comes.