Transplants

'My Entire Life Is A Miracle': 1st U.S. Man To Get Full Face Transplant

CP | Lindsey Tanner, The Associated Press | Posted 02.03.2014 | Canada Living

CHICAGO - The nation's first full face transplant patients are growing into their new appearances — literally.Medical imaging shows new blood vessel...

Do Schizophrenics Deserve Organ Transplants? Some Docs Say No

Marvin Ross | Posted 08.26.2012 | Canada Politics
Marvin Ross

The medical system's treatment of schizophrenic patients is akin to how our society treats people who are afflicted with the most serious of mental illnesses. Something must be done for those with schizophrenia so that they do not continue to die 15-20 years before everyone else as is the case now because they do not get the same level of medical care that the rest of us enjoy.

Organs From HIV Patient Transplanted Into Five People

CP | Annie Huang, The Associated Press | Posted 10.29.2011 | Canada

TAIPEI, Taiwan - One of Taiwan's best regarded hospitals transplanted organs from an HIV carrier into five patients, a hospital official said Monday, ...