Taiwan may begin allowing HIV-positive organ transplants next year

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan may begin allowing HIV-positive individuals to donate organs to HIV-positive patients sometime next year, Taiwan Organ Registry and Sharing Center Chairman Lee Po-chang (李伯...

'Modern Family's' Sarah Hyland had second kidney transplant

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland says she had a second kidney transplant last year, replacing a kidney from her father with another from her brother. Hyland detai...

'Slaughter' author says Chinese used Taipei Mayor Ko's tech to transplant Falun Gong prisoners' organs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ethan Gutmann, author of the book "The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China's Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem," at a press conference to...

Doctors explore lifting barriers to living organ donation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Surgeons turned down Terra Goudge for the liver transplant that was her only shot at surviving a rare cancer. Her tumor was too advanced, they said — even though Goudge had a friend ...

Doctors explore lifting barriers to living organ donation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Surgeons turned down Terra Goudge for the liver transplant that was her only shot at surviving a rare cancer. Her tumor was too advanced, they said — even though Goudge had a friend ...

Book claims Taipei Mayor transplanted organs from Falun Gong prisoners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwanese publisher of the Chinese version of a book about the harvesting of human organs from dissidents in China has posted a full-page advertisement claiming Taipei'...

Brexit Diaries 43: Sweating bullets in London

Despite the cool press conference room, the United Kingdom's Brexit secretary was sweating horribly. Was it the pressure of spreading nonsense to the public that caused Dominic Raab such discomfor...

Brother's memory keeps Stefan Wilson racing for a cause

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Stefan Wilson feels the presence of his late brother everywhere he turns at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He thinks about it every day. He remembers the stories an...

Amendment allowing HIV-positive organ transplants passed

TAIPEI (CNA) - The Legislature on Friday passed into law an amendment that allows HIV-positive individuals to donate organs to HIV-positive patients in need, ending an existing ban on people who test ...

Organs from drug overdoses could help transplant shortage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fatal drug overdoses are increasing organ donations, and researchers reported Monday that people who receive those transplants generally fare as well as patients given organs from mo...

House bill targets money laundering by human traffickers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government would take modest steps toward hindering money laundering by human traffickers under legislation approved Tuesday by the House as lawmakers found a widely popular caus...

Russia: Asking permission before taking organs is 'inhumane'

At least two lawsuits filed at a top European court claim Russia violated Europe's Human Rights Convention by removing organs from the recently dead without telling relatives. Russia...

China tells Vatican of crackdown on underground transplants

ROME (AP) — Chinese health authorities have told a Vatican trafficking conference that Beijing's efforts to crack down on illegal "underground" organ transplants have resulted in 220 arrests and 100 v...

Stefan Wilson to drive for Andretti Autosport in Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Stefan Wilson will get a seat in next year's Indianapolis 500 as promised. Wilson will drive the No. 25 Honda in next May's race as the fifth entry for Andretti A...

President meets with winners of Medical Dedication Awards

Taipei, Sept. 22 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday met with winners of this year's Medical Dedication Awards to express her appreciation to their selfless devotion to health care endeav...