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New Hampshire: an increasing number of organ donors die from an overdose

03 July 2017

In New Hampshire, in the United States, increasing numbers of transplantation organs are harvested from individuals who have died from an overdose....

Store organs in order to preserve them - the challenge from XOR Labs

15 May 2017

The start-up Company, XOR Labs, based in Toronto, "one the world's capital cities in terms of lung transplantation", is endeavouring to export "a machine to...

Decommissioning of organ trafficking in Pakistan

15 May 2017

In Pakistan, in an "improvised operating theatre in a house in Lahore", four people have been arrested for the illegal harvesting of two livers "scheduled for...

ANSM authorises the resumption of Carmat heart clinical trials

15 May 2017

Following the death of the fifth transplant patient, the French National Agency for Medicines and Health Products' Safety (ANSM) instructed the Carmat Company...


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