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Man learns he’s a donor match for fiance hours after proposing

A recently engaged couple discovered they are the perfect match in more ways than one when a call came just hours after Aldo Cataldi popped the question, informing him that he was qualified to donate his kidney to his fiancé. Continue reading

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Mom, 63, cured of hepatitis after receiving part of liver from son, 37, in first-of-kind 3-D surgery: reports

After 27 years living with autoimmune hepatitis, a Utah mother has been cured thanks to a part of her son’s liver and an innovative new treatment that used 3-D technology, according to a report. Continue reading

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Siblings with rare genetic disorder receive new kidneys on same day from same donor

A pair of Texas siblings born with a rare genetic disorder got the call they needed recently when they found out a deceased donor could provide them both with life-changing kidneys. Continue reading

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Mom whose search for bone marrow donor while pregnant with twins went viral needs another match

A California mother who gave birth to twins in December and then underwent a bone marrow transplant to treat leukemia after her search for a donor went viral said she is in need of another one. Continue reading

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Drone delivers kidney for transplant in Maryland, doctors say: ‘It’s a first step’

A drone delivered a kidney to be transplanted for the first time ever, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC). Continue reading

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Safe to transplant hepatitis C-infected hearts, lungs, study finds

Doctors can safely transplant hepatitis C-infected lungs and hearts into people desperate for a new organ, say researchers who may have found a way to protect those patients from getting the risky virus. Continue reading

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