Scientists made and tested a new artificial heart, and it could change lives

More than 4,000 people in the United States are on the waiting list for a heart transplant.

Apple's iOS 10 Will Make Organ Donation as Easy as Tapping a Button

The lifesaving feature will be available on Apple's brand-new iPhones.

Scientists Just Created Hybrid Human-Pig Embryos — And It May Be the Future of Stem Cells

The discovery could be the best way to harvest human organs.

How This Pig Heart in a Baboon Body Could Save Your Life

It's a huge breakthrough.


See the Powerful Moment When This Mom Hears Her Son's Heartbeat in a Stranger

The importance of being an organ donor in one heartwarming video.

Johns Hopkins Surgeons Are About to Attempt the US' First Penis Transplant

It would be the second-ever such success.

"I Can Breathe Again": Video of Teen Waking Up From Heart Surgery Will Make You Cry

"I feel amazing. I've never felt so good."

Tinder Is Encouraging Users to Become Organ Donors in the UK

Swipe right to save a life.


Penis Transplants Can Change the Lives of Injured Soldiers — And That's Just the Beginning

It's also a major breakthrough for transgender men.

This Genetically Engineered Pig Is Going to Save Your Life

Clear eyes, pig hearts, can't lose.

There's an Organ Donor Crisis in America — and One Man's Struggle to Survive Reveals Why

We need more organs and we need them now.

These Doctors Are Bowing to a Boy for Doing Something That Could Save Millions of Lives

If everyone did what he did, the world would be better off.

A Human Lung Was Just Grown in a Lab. Regenerative Medicine Will Never Be the Same.

"It's been science fiction and we're moving into science fact."

A Huge Medical Discovery Was Just Made. Here's Why Scientists Say It's Revolutionary.

New stem cell research from Japan is being called a "game changer."

Sarah Murnaghan: 10-Year-Old Receives Adult Lung Transplant Weeks Before Expected Death

Organ donor laws prevented 10-year old Sarah Murnaghan from obtaining the adult lungs she needed. After a court ruling placed her on the adult list, Sarah received the gift of a long life.

Michael Baylson: Judge Sets Medical Precendent By Allowing 10-Year-Old Lung Transplant

Judge Michael Baylson suspended an age factor in the nation’s transplant rules for ten days so 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan, who has cystic fibrosis, could get one.


Sarah Murnaghan: Judge Michael Baylson May Have Just Saved Little Girl's Life

Ten-year-old cystic fibrosis patient Sarah Murnaghan's chances for a longer life improved when Judge Michael Baylson ordered Kathleen Sibelius to move her up on the organ transplant wait list.

New Facebook Organ Donor App May Lead to Illegal Organ Trafficking

Mark Zuckerberg’s dream to reduce the organ supply shortage may have come true. But, the new app could increase illegal organ donations in the process.

Facebook Organ Donation Option Deserves Your 'Like'

Is the newly launched Facebook organ donation feature the right way to reverse the nationwide organ shortage?

Wall Street Journal Gets It Wrong on Organ Donation

A recent piece on organ donation in the Wall Street Journal gets the facts wrong.