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This Musical Masterpiece With Dancing Dad Bods Is Actually an Organ Donation Campaign

This Musical Masterpiece With Dancing Dad Bods Is Actually an Organ Donation Campaign

If you've ever wanted to see a bunch of older men and women dancing around, proudly displaying their mom and dad bods, all set to a catchy tune about said bods, your moment has arrived. A new campaign
Face Transplant Recipient Patrick Hardison Gets Kiss from His Donor’s Mother in Tear-Filled First Meeting: ‘It’s Like She’s Family’

Face Transplant Recipient Patrick Hardison Gets Kiss from His Donor’s Mother in Tear-Filled First Meeting: ‘It’s Like She’s Family’

Earlier this month, Patrick Hardison came face-to-face with the woman who gave him a second chance at life. Hardison, a volunteer firefighter, suffered severe burns that badly disfigured his face
French Citizens Will Now All Automatically Be Organ Donors

French Citizens Will Now All Automatically Be Organ Donors

The "opt-out" donation system took effect on January 1.
The Robot That Performed My Kidney Transplant Declined to Be Interviewed

The Robot That Performed My Kidney Transplant Declined to Be Interviewed

“I planned to ask brief questions about the robot the morning of the surgery ... Did it make cool noises? Was there a green button that said ‘go!’ that I could push? But as they wheeled me into the
The Robot That Performed My Kidney Transplant Declined to Be Interviewed

The Robot That Performed My Kidney Transplant Declined to Be Interviewed

“I planned to ask brief questions about the robot the morning of the surgery ... Did it make cool noises? Was there a green button that said ‘go!’ that I could push? But as they wheeled me into the
Why I Donated My Kidney to a Total Stranger

Why I Donated My Kidney to a Total Stranger

It took me about two months to fully recuperate, but it was worth it
Why I Donated My Kidney to a Total Stranger

Why I Donated My Kidney to a Total Stranger

It took me about two months to fully recuperate, but it was worth it
Human Muscle Cells Are Growing Inside of a Pig

Human Muscle Cells Are Growing Inside of a Pig

Though pig-grown organs are a long way off, a study hints that it may be possible
Sinosphere: Debate Flares Over China’s Inclusion at Vatican Organ Trafficking Meeting

Sinosphere: Debate Flares Over China’s Inclusion at Vatican Organ Trafficking Meeting

Dr. Huang Jiefu, co-chairman of the National Organ Donation and Transplantation Committee of China, at a meeting on organ trafficking at the Vatican on Tuesday.
Sinosphere: Debate Flares Over China’s Inclusion at Vatican Organ Trafficking Meeting

Sinosphere: Debate Flares Over China’s Inclusion at Vatican Organ Trafficking Meeting

Dr. Huang Jiefu, co-chairman of the National Organ Donation and Transplantation Committee of China, at a meeting on organ trafficking at the Vatican on Tuesday.
Open-Heart Surgery Isn’t Going to Stop This 15-Year-Old From Dancing

Open-Heart Surgery Isn’t Going to Stop This 15-Year-Old From Dancing

It’s a beautiful sight to see: a 15-year-old dancing from his hospital bed, living life to the fullest. And the video was taken only six days after the young man had lifesaving open-heart surgery.Read
Gene Editing Spurs Hope for Transplanting Pig Organs Into Humans

Gene Editing Spurs Hope for Transplanting Pig Organs Into Humans

Piglets whose genes were edited to remove retroviruses, which could help clear the way for pig organs to be transplanted to humans.
Gene Editing Spurs Hope for Transplanting Pig Organs Into Humans

Gene Editing Spurs Hope for Transplanting Pig Organs Into Humans

Piglets whose genes were edited to remove retroviruses, which could help clear the way for pig organs to be transplanted to humans.
Gene Editing Spurs Hope for Transplanting Pig Organs Into Humans

Gene Editing Spurs Hope for Transplanting Pig Organs Into Humans

Piglets whose genes were edited to remove retroviruses, which could help clear the way for pig organs to be transplanted to humans.

13-year-old sets organ donation record by saving 8 lives

Jemima Layzell's organs went on to help eight different recipients, including five children. The post 13-year-old sets organ donation record by saving 8 lives appeared first on The Daily Dot.

Here’s What Every Organ in the Body Would Cost to Transplant

The cost of major organ transplants in one chart.
The Weeknd Scheduled Performances Around Selena Gomez’s Kidney Transplant — ‘It Was a Super Serious Operation’: Source

The Weeknd Scheduled Performances Around Selena Gomez’s Kidney Transplant — ‘It Was a Super Serious Operation’: Source

The Weeknd was a strong source of support for girlfriend Selena Gomez amid her recent kidney transplant this summer. A source tells PEOPLE the R&B star — born Abel Tesfaye — scheduled performances
Family Keeps 10-Year-Old Struck While Riding Bike on Life Support to Donate Her Organs

Family Keeps 10-Year-Old Struck While Riding Bike on Life Support to Donate Her Organs

The parents of a 10-year-old girl who was declared dead on Saturday morning after being struck by a bike on Oct. 3 are keeping her on life support at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota, so that
Ga. 2-Year-Old Denied Life-Saving Kidney Transplant Because Father, Who Is 110 Percent Match, Violated Probation

Ga. 2-Year-Old Denied Life-Saving Kidney Transplant Because Father, Who Is 110 Percent Match, Violated Probation

At Atlanta 2-year-old is in desperate need of a life-saving kidney transplant. As luck would have it, his father is more than a perfect match, but surgeons at Emory Hospital are refusing to do the