Items Tagged ‘organ donors’

April 26, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for April 26, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Reuters, In many states, pregnancy invalidates a woman’s DNR by Linda Carroll — Most states have statutes that invalidate a woman’s advance directive if she is pregnant, a U.S. study finds. And because those statutes are often not clearly outlined in the DNR form, women filling out an advance directive most likely would not know […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, amputee, Aneurysm, Arthur Stanley, ASU, Beyoncé, Brooke Kluck, bubble boy, CPR, CSPAN, DNR, Dr. Ammar Killu


September 16, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   CNN The health condition that concerns Americans most by Jacqueline […]

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Tags: alzheimers, AOL News, ATRI, autism, Becker’s Hospital Review, Big Think, biobank, BioSpace, Breast Cancer, Broadly, burnout, Cancer


March 23, 2010

New Finding for Organ Donors

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A major study of kidney donations provides the strongest evidence yet that organ donors live just as long as people who go through life with two kidneys…   Perhaps 10% to 20% of candidate donors withdraw for non-medical reasons, estimates Raymond Heilman, a Mayo Clinic nephrologist. The true rate is difficult to determine, as transplant […]

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Tags: Dr. Raymond Heilman, organ donors


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