New strategy helps build synthetic organs from scratch. This enabled the researchers to grow functioning liver tissue in the lab that could be transplanted into mice with liver disease.
Thousands of Canadians are on waiting lists for life-saving organ transplants. An opt-out organ donor system, like the one Nova Scotia is implementing, could reduce avoidable deaths and suffering.
New Australian film Wild Butterfly is a story of stigma and discrimination directed towards people who use drugs. And a reminder of what can happen when trauma and drug use are played for click bait.
Most Canadians support organ donation after death, but fewer than 25 per cent have registered to donate their organs. What can be done to encourage more registrations?
A liver transplant from an HIV-positive living donor to an HIV-negative recipient is possible, but there are still gaps in our knowledge.
Sport can provide organ recipients with motivation and a chance to celebrate.
Many patients with end stage kidney disease would live longer and have a better quality of life with a kidney transplant compared to staying on dialysis.
Survivors of a childhood liver transplant remain nutritionally compromised in the years following surgery, a new study has…
The liver is a special organ. Mature liver cells - or hepatocytes - have the capacity to continually divide and repair damage…