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It's harder to get an organ transplant in California and New York than in Washington state or South Carolina. A plan to redraw the organ donation map may change that.
So many people are dying from overdoses in the United States that the number of organs available for transplant is now 270 percent greater than that available in 2006.
In this episode from season three from our HBO show, we went to Uganda to investigate the country's infamous "anti-homosexuality bill" and then looked at the organ black market in Bangladesh.
There had previously been nine other face transplants and a scalp transplant in the US, but this procedure sets a new standard because it successfully included the full scalp, ears, ear canals, boney structures, and eyelids.
Wealthier patients who can afford to be on multiple organ wait lists are more likely to get transplanted and less likely to die waiting, new research shows. They are also generally less sick.
Sneakerheads are spending thousands of dollars for the Boosts, so why not just hand over a kidney to cop a pair?
You can buy any organ you'd like in the slums of Bangladesh.
This week we investigate Bangladesh's black market for human organs and the rise of homophobia in Uganda.
"When I was eight months old doctors gave me a few months to live. Then I was put on the organ-waiting list."
Foreign nationals jetting to the United States solely to shell out cash for organ transplants is a growing problem, according to some advocates active in the donor transplant game.
New research suggests that we prefer organ donations from people most like us in both body and mind. But should we trust those instincts before going under the knife?