Organ Donation: Opt-out or Opt-in?

To understand why an opt-out system of organ donation makes so much sense, we first need to understand how the current opt-in system actually works. It sounds so wonderful, for example, 125,000 people have registered to be organ donors in the United States. [Read more…]

Top Reasons to Become an Organ Donor

Right now in the United States, one of the most powerful nations in the world, there is a critical organ donor shortage. According to organdonor.gov, there are 117,000+ people on the organ transplant waiting list. These men, women, and children have end-stage organ failure and cannot live without a transplant. [Read more…]

Celebrities Who Have Received Organ Transplants

An organ transplant is a surgical procedure where a damaged or nonfunctional organ in the human body is removed and replaced with a functioning one.¬†Below are celebrities who have received organ transplant:- [Read more…]

Liver Transplant

Organ donation is a great breakthrough in the medical field that allows professionals to replace diseased organs with donated ones to save millions of lives. [Read more…]

Islet Transplantation for Type 1 Diabetes

An experimental procedure known as pancreatic islet transplantation could change the lives of people suffering from type 1 diabetes by allowing them to stop using insulin for up to ten years. [Read more…]