A new blood test can detect whether or not a heart transplant patient will reject the organ, Stanford University researchers reported.
Now, scientists at University of Missouri have shown that a new breed of genetically modified pigs will host transplanted cell without any risk of rejection.
A new study found that patients with chronic kidney disease who walked frequently had a lower risk of death or disability.
Synthetic Genomics Inc. has joined a multi-year partnership with a unit from United Therapeutics Corporation to create viable human lungs from pig lungs.
A new study reported that transplant drugs could potentially treat HIV infections.
Heart patients waiting for a transplant can survive with an artificial heart in the meantime, a new study found.
Swedish doctors successfully transplanted nine wombs and are prepared to help the women get pregnant via in-vitro fertilizations.
A three-year-old boy survives the first-ever five organ transplant.
Researchers created a new method that could save lungs from deceased people and give them to patients.
Based on the criteria set by government health authorities, approximately 10 percent of deceased donor kidneys are considered "high-risk" for infection. However, a new study reveals that many of these organs are actually safe and should therefore not be labeled as "high-risk," by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Animal transplants may one day be used to treat people with type 1 diabetes, according to a new study.
Japanese scientists have successfully created a fully functional human liver from stem cells derived from skin and blood, adding hope that many in need of liver transplants, may be able to get it sooner than expected.
A federal judge's order has moved 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan up on the lung transplant list, hoping to give her a fighting chance.
Nearly two in three children have to be readmitted to hospital for treatment of unexplained fevers, infections or other problems within six months of receiving stem cell transplants, a new study has revealed.
Researchers announced that they have successfully created a kidney using a scaffold that can produce urine in rats when implanted.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.