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Be happy: live long

...tive and physical assessments, blood tests and the donation of their brains to the research team upon death. The study has produced evidence that stroke or head trauma can increase a person's chances of suffering from dementia or Alzheimer's disease later in life. It also has shown that folic acid may help f...

Hemochromatosis Patients' Blood is Safe

... a result, FDA regulations have not promoted blood donation from hemochromatosis patients. "Hemochromatosis ...Claude Lenfant. Current FDA regulations for blood donation do not prohibit blood from hemochromatosis patients....

Quality of lives of older people

...situation, and have also sought permission for the donation of brain tissue following death. They found that most of the group lived independently, and had regular contact with family and friends, and social contact with clubs and other organisations. Men were more likely than women to still be living in th...

West Nile and Blood Transfusions

...rs also tested blood that was given at the time of donation and at a follow-up date for the West Nile virus. Results of the study show 23 patients contracted the virus through a blood transfusion. Forty-three percent of those patients had weakened immune systems due to a previous transplantation or cancer, a...

Complications Of Diabetes

...rs but since all participants have agreed to brain donation at their deaths, researchers have some hope that they will have an opportunity to examine the pathologic basis of the association of diabetes to cognitive decline....

World Blood Donors Day on 14th June 2005

...ate awareness of the importance of voluntary blood donation and encourage more people to become regular blood donors. The day is supported by major organizations working for voluntary non-remunerated blood donation: the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the International F...

Late pregnancy may be at risk from poor health and mental state

...f dying during or after delivery. While with egg donation and in vitro fertilization, it is possible for even a 66 year old to become a mother, the physical exertion of carrying a baby full term at an age above 40yrs can lead to extreme breathlessness, postural hypotension, syncope and palpitations for the ...

Kidney Donors Health Can Cause Anxiety Among Kidney Recipients

...o accept kidney donors// unless they are sure that donation will nor cause any harm to donors a stusy form Cardiff University research has shown. Paul Gill, from the School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies recruited 11 kidney donors and their recipients from a regional transplant centre. After interviewin...

The Potential Of Cadaver Transplantation Programme In India

...ard with the cadaver programme by increasing their donation rate per million over the last ten years. India i... the last 10 years as far as the cadaver programme donation and transplant programme is concerned in India - 1. The 900 odd cadaver organ transplants in 10 ye...

Jumping The Queue Has Left Hospital Suspending Transplantation

...e nonprofit organization that manages the national donation program...

First Crossover Kidney Transplantation In Germany

...kidney, from cadavers and as a consequence, living donation has increased to about 20% of the total a year (almost 500 transplantations). In addition, because of the problem of incompatible blood groups between living donor and recipient, some transplantation centers also offer plasmapheresis, which can elim...

Survey finds that discussion with family very crucial in organ donation decision

...pted researchers to look into the concept of organ donation at a closer level.// The findings of a national ...k Transplant Services. "Misconceptions about organ donation still prevail, so we are working with Roche to empower our community with facts and tools to make a ...

United Kingdom to perform its first Live Liver Transplant

...he first in United Kingdom to perform a Live Liver donation and regeneration in recipient. The Health Minister...nor and recipient. The risk of death in live liver donation is high compared to live kidney transplants, the risk of death in live liver donation is half to one...

Declining Rates Of Sperm Donors Over The Past 5 Years

...cline in the number of men who volunteer for sperm donation since 2000 according to researchers at the Newcast...g and use of human tissues. The demand for sperm donation on the other hand is only expected to increase owing to a compromise in the sperm quality, particula...

Relaxation In Donor’s Age for Blood Donation in Scotlan

...een proposed to increase the maximum age for blood donation from 60 to 66 years. // There has been a steady d...r loved ones. One such is the case involving blood donation from a father to his daughter (afflicted with ALL). Blood donors who continue to touch the lives o...

Scottish Health Minister Launches Organ Donor Plan

...Andy Kerr has urged to increase awareness of organ donation among his country people as it could save lot of human loss dying // due to organ failure and non-availability of organ donors. Organ failure of heart and liver causes heavy human loss of young people and their lives depend on organ transplantation....

Australia Witnesses A Fall In the Number of Organ Donors

Organ donation saves hundreds of lives ever year. The need the or...ia and in Victoria there were an increase in organ donation in the order of 30% and 11% respectively. Kidney Health Australia reported to the Federal Governme...

Roche Commits More Antiviral Pills To Asia For Bird Flu

... the World Health Organization (WHO) regarding the donation of more of the medicine, which is thought to be the best antidote to the H5N1 strain of the bird flu virus. David Reddy, Roche's flu pandemic taskforce leader said that they had already allotted 30 million capsules to the WHO's rapid response stockpi...

Blood Donation is the most priceless gift

...shuttle bus service between their office and blood donation bank and this program will provide a free health c...can be stored for 42 days in a refrigerator. Blood donation can be given by a person who is above 16 years of age and have good general health condition. Prec...

A first in Liver Transplant in India – Networking works wel

...ns - Pair of kidneys and corneas along with liver donation was late in night or in early hours of morning. Th...awareness on the media about the benefits of organ donation especially after brain death and putting resources into creating effective networking the shortage o...

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