Items Tagged ‘organ donors’

April 26, 2019

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

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik

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 Oestreich Karl Oestreich

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

By Mystery User

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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