Mar 10, 2015

Doubts over China prisoner organ harvesting ban

China has banned the harvesting of transplant organs from executed prisoners, a senior official said, but international medical practitioners warn that inmates’ body parts may simply be reclassified as “donations” instead. High demand for organs in China and a chronic shortage of donations has ...

Organ donation

| Jul 18, 2014

Organ donation

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Dear Alice, I’m looking at my Japanese driver’s license and wondering if the form on the back has anything to do with organ donation. Years ago, I registered in the United States to be an organ donor, which was a simple matter of checking ...

Sep 26, 2013

Mandatory organ donation

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It is estimated that 18 people die in the U.S. every day due to a national shortage of organ donations. This crisis could be solved if organ donation were mandatory.