As Canadian Blood Services considers further reducing the wait time for gay men giving blood to three months after having sex, some experts say labelling an entire group of people as high risk isn’t the best way to protect the blood supply.
Last week, we asked: Should everyone be required to be organ donors? You answered, and here are your thoughts, edited for clarity. Jonathan Williams The answer to this question hinges upon the profound question of whether individual freedom trumps the common good. There is little room for debate about whether organs are needed by many […]
Great news for the NRA and other non-profits looking to hide their influence on US democracy: Dark money political organizations will no longer have to disclose where their money is coming from, the Treasury Department announced. The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced Monday that politically active nonprofit groups like the NRA and […]
Spencer Platt/Getty Images Porn star Stormy Daniels’s attorney, Michael Avenatti, sought financial help from Democrats in his battle with President Donald Trump, The New York Times reported Friday. The Times reported that the efforts did not lead to any financial help. Daniels has crowd funded more than $ 528,000 for her cause. Avenatti told The […]
A Liberal MP – backed by his party’s women’s caucus – is pushing to decriminalize the payment of fees to surrogate mothers and sperm donors.
Organs from people who died from opioid overdose helped fuel an increase in organ donations in Michigan last year.
The head of the Kidney Foundation in Calgary says the family that put up billboards seeking donors is helping everyone waiting for a transplant.
CANCER symptoms affects almost 360,000 new people in the UK every year. This International Childhood Cancer Day, blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan are raising awareness of rare disorders, as two-year old Jacob needs a stem cell donor for his aplastic anaemia condition.
Theresa May is facing a donors’ revolt and growing pressure to leave Downing Street as soon as the outline of a trade deal is negotiated with the EU this autumn. The PM’s Brexit strategy is under attack from all sides. Discontent with UK Prime Minister Theresa May among the Tories’ financial backers reportedly boiled over […]
I follow Kevin Dzobo to the cafeteria at the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine at the University of Cape Town, where his young son, Kevin Jr., sits absorbed in his tablet. They both seem eager to get on with their Saturday, yet the stem cell researcher patiently indulges my questions about his work […]