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Interspecies Transplants Could Help Diabetes Patients, Shows Study

Researchers at Northwestern University this week revealed that they have successfully transplanted insulin-producing cells called islets from one species to another. They believe that this successful interspecies transplant could be the first step toward animal-to-human transplants as a treatment for …

Facebook Encourages Users to Disclose Organ Donor Status Facebook Encourages Users to Disclose Organ Donor Status

Today Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and CEO Sheryl Sandberg submitted a blog post urging users of the social network to disclose their organ donor status, in an initiative to save lives. Facebook members can now add their donor directives to …