Friday January 02, 2015
Charities have expressed concern about a 25% drop in the number of organ donors for 2014.
Tuesday December 02, 2014
A new campaign aimed at increasing the number of organ donors in Northern Ireland has been announced in Belfast.
Friday November 28, 2014
A woman who issued a plea for a permanent home so that her son could qualify to be placed on a waiting list for a liver transplant is to be housed on Monday.
Saturday October 04, 2014
A 36-year-old in Sweden has become the world's first woman to give birth after receiving a womb transplant, according to The Lancet medical journal.
Friday October 03, 2014
Facebook already knows who your friends are and the kind of things that grab your attention but sSoon, it could also know the state of your health.
Friday September 05, 2014
New stem cell research at NUI Galway may mean a higher success rate in corneal transplant operations, meaning more people can hold onto their sight.
Wednesday July 02, 2014
Leading science journal Nature has withdrawn a flawed stem-cell study which was hailed as a "game-changer" in the quest to grow transplant tissue when it was published in January.
Saturday November 02, 2013
China - the last country in the world systematically harvesting organs from executed prisoners - is to ban the practice next year according to a senior official.
Friday January 25, 2013
The number of organ transplant operations carried out in Ireland fell last year from a record high in 2011.
Tuesday November 27, 2012
Dr Joseph Murray, the surgeon who carried out the first successful kidney transplant and later won a Nobel Prize for his work in medicine and physiology, has died in Boston at the age of 93.