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Maryland attempts to boost kidney donations

Maryland state legislators are looking to help people desperate for kidney transplants by enacting new protections for donors. The “Organ Donation — Prohibition on Discrimination by Insurer and Unpaid Leave Bill” would prevent life and disability insurers from denying or canceling living organ donors’ policies on the basis of health as a result. The bill… Read More »

Medical News Today: Bowel cancer: New biomarker may also boost treatment

A recent study identifies a new biomarker for colorectal cancer. The protein in question might also lead the way to a novel treatment for colorectal and other cancers. Colorectal cancer often goes undetected for years. Each year in the United States, doctors diagnose more than 140,000 cases of colorectal cancer. This makes it the third… Read More »