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Transplants Articles


Over 50,000 alive thanks to organ transplants

11th July 2017

New NHS data suggests more than 50,000 people in the UK are alive due to organ transplants.

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Germany in organ donor scandal

8th January 2013

Investigation in east Germany over allegations that doctors manipulated an organ waiting list.

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China vows to ban organ harvesting

5th November 2012

Beijing says it will roll out a nationwide donor scheme early next year and phase out the use of organs from executed prisoners.

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Uterus transplant a 'success' in Sweden

18th September 2012

Doctors in Sweden have performed two uterine transplants in a bid to allow two women in their 30s to bear children.

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Transplant surgeons' breakthrough

4th April 2012

Machine that keeps blood pumping around stomach of dead donors has saved organs which would normally be discarded.

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Live liver donors can face problems

7th November 2011

German researchers say donors may suffer from a range of physical and psychological problems.

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Artificial blood available in the next decade

27th October 2011

Researchers claim artificial blood produced from stem cells could be used in the next decade.

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Transplants from animals 'coming soon'

21st October 2011

Pigs are the best source of organs.

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Artificial blood vessels in 3D

19th September 2011

3D printing could soon be used for transplants of lab-created organs.

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£4 million investment in NHS stem cell services will save lives

14th July 2011

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