Transplants and donation

Blood donation rules relaxed for UK gay men


Blood donation restrictions for gay men are to be relaxed in England and Scotland under a series of equalities reforms. Gay men will be allowed to donate blood three months after sexual intercourse instead ...

Important decline in blood donors in Italy


Fall in blood donors one of the consequences of the Italian demographic decline. In 2016, the number fell to 1,688,000:  a decrease of 40,000 compared to the previous year and the lowest figure since ...

Donate a part of yourself and find yourself unemployed


In addition to specific health reasons, organ donation could also place a person at risk for losing his/her job. At least in Spain, where this occurred with individuals who missed work for procedures having to ...

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