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The Biden administration signed a bipartisan bill that will change how organ transplants are distributed.
Researchers will conduct a seven-year study and develop an updated archive of data on alcohol and liver health.
Proposed regulations and move organs to from an aircraft’s cargo hold to the cabin.
Researchers suggest cannabis use alone should not be a reason to deny transplants.
Study findings suggest HCV-RNA-positive kidneys are not inferior in the direct-acting antiviral era.
Safety tips for the evolving pandemic. Plus: Which groups—such as those with cancer or HIV—are at higher risk for COVID-19 complications?
Increasing the age of liver donors could lead to longer lives and shorter organ waiting lists.
The short treatment could make transplantation of organs from donors with HCV more safe, effective and economical.
Paragonix LUNGguard is temperature-controlled and keeps organs cold for more than 40 hours without ice.
Organ transplant recipients take immunosuppressive drugs that impair immune response to pathogens and vaccines.
Even with this increase, older individuals now have better transplant outcomes.
Yes! An Alabama program allows organs to be transplanted from donors with hepatitis C into recipients who don’t have the virus.
Experts call for heightened precautions and better, more intensive therapies for COVID-19 patients with weakened immune systems.
So far, the rise in COVID-related transplants has not dramatically affected the existing waiting lists for organs.
Natural immunity and vaccine responses may be weaker in people with immune suppression, so they should get their second dose promptly.
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