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Hand, face transplants to be regulated like other organs

...license.The government is preparing to regulate the new field of hand and face transplants like it does standard organ transplants, giving more Americans who are disabled or disfigured by injury, illness or combat a chance at this radical kind...

http://juneauempire.com/lauran-neergaard/2013-12-27/hand-face-transplants-be-reg
Be a hero - donate blood

...anemia. Platelets are needed to support cancer therapy, open-heart surgery, treatment of blood disorders, and organ transplants. Plasma is needed for patients with trauma injuries or severe burns, organ transplant recipients, patients with...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-10-21/be-hero-donate-blood
Neighbors
Swedish doctors claim pioneering uterus transplant

...Sweden, Olausson said anti-rejection drugs have not proved harmful to fetuses when the mother has undergone other organ transplants. Also, tests on mice, rats and pigs with transplanted wombs showed no ill effects from such drugs, he said.

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-09-19/swedish-doctors-claim-pioneering-uter
Not For Web
A transplant anniversary

...Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, said people are reluctant to be a donor because of many misconceptions about organ transplants. The medical center has performed 108 kidney transplants this year. "Some people think doctors will not work as...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121204/loc_20041212003.shtml
News
Beetle in Alaska equipped with natural antifreeze

...antifreeze could help genetically modified crops resist frost or even prevent freezer burn in products such as ice cream. Organ transplants could be aided by a method of cooling that doesn't form damaging ice crystals. "If this new antifreeze functions...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122009/sta_537591112.shtml
Finding a good heart in Southeast Alaska

...Hospital. In the past, the retrieval process had to take place in Seattle. More than 50,000 people are waiting for organ transplants nationwide and about 11 people die each day because a transplant was not available in time. Craig Martin's father...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022801/Loc_Heart.html
Local
A new heart means new life

...but they also have to let their family know they plan to donate their organs. But there's another problem with organ transplants, potential donors have to take care of themselves so their organs can be used. ``I've had people come to me...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061800/Spo_ball.html
Sports
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...but they also have to let their family know they plan to donate their organs. But there's another problem with organ transplants, potential donors have to take care of themselves so their organs can be used. ``I've had people come to me...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061800/Spo_ball.shtml
Outside column: Protein is the light of his life

...that glowed. In the decades since Shimomura isolated it, GFP has revolutionized stem cell research, cloning, organ transplants, neuroscience - and everything in between. That's because GFP can be attached biochemically to proteins within...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101008/opi_342463705.shtml
Juneau Empire Online Archive Opinion and Letters: Dr. Death's little joke isn't very funny 6/15/98

...pressured to ``choose'' death for the sake of others? Kevorkian's joke is not just on people waiting for organ transplants. It's on everyone who believes that this man is really trying to help people. Anyone who believes the rhetoric...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061598/column.html

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