organ transplant

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How economics can put a price on life

Economics is so mainstream, we can put a value on a kidney, and even the donor’s worth
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Ronald Alan Sept, 1946-2012

Heart disease ran in the family; he had survived three heart attacks, and a heart transplant
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Will sell organs for cash

Selling human organs is illegal, but would money be an incentive to get donors?
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Predicting problems

A Vancouver doctor is working on a blood test to detect acute and chronic rejection of organ transplants, or predict its occurrence
Heart in a box

Heart in a box

Will a new technology extend the six-hour transportation time limit for heart transplants?
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Organ donor reform called for in China

Over 90 per cent of China’s organ transplants come from prisoners