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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...

Transplanted children are more prone to develop cancer

09 May 2017

A study carried out by the US National Cancer Institute (NCI) and involving almost 18,000 young people has shown that children who undergo organ...


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