A recent study reveals that it is possible to grow an organ of one species inside the body of another species and use the organ for transplant to cure a disease.
A human and pig hybrid animal was created by scientists to be able to grow functional organs and tissues that can be used for transplants. With a growing need for organ donors, this medical breakthrough might be a solution to such crisis.
When Glenn Calderbrank responded to a request for Kidney donor for his wife, he was looking for a marble slab for a construction project. He said, "It kind of hit home for me."
A new study found that physicians are more likely than people from the general public to be registered organ donors.
According to researchers, when Facebook started allowing users to post their organ donor status, there was a spike in online donor registrations.