Apple plans to add a new feature to its Health app that will allow users to easily sign up with a national organ donor registry, according to a report from the Associated Press.
What looks like a prop from a steampunk movie is actually a partially decellularized heart in a bioreactor. And this heart has the potential to save the lives of heart attack patients, and, one day, people who need heart transplants too.
What are you going to do when you die, just rot in the ground like a selfish jerk? If instead you'd rather set those organs you aren't using anymore to better use saving lives and training surgeons, here's what you need to know about making something of your afterlife.
This morning, Facebook announced that it's making organ donation social. From today, you'll be able to declare that you're an organ donor on your timeline—something that Zuckerberg hopes will drive more people to sign up to donate.
Becoming an organ donor is widely considered a good thing. If you die and offer up your body to medicine, you can extend the life of others with zero inconvenience—after all, you're dead. But it turns out that the reality of organ donation isn't quite so crystal clear, and that it's something you might want to lend a…
If you ever need to call an ambulance in New York City, you might get more than you bargained for. Two ambulances to be precise; one to help keep you alive, and one to harvest your organs, in case you don't make it. Given the organ shortage out there in America — apparently 18 people die a day because they couldn't…