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What is an Organ Broker? A poor man is desperate to make money to feed his family in an undeveloped country. A rich man is sick and needs a kidney transplant in order to survive. He is willing to pay whatever it takes to save his life. A greedy man acts as a middleman, or broker, between the two men and goes home with a profit of thousands of dollars. Organ brokers are most common for organizing kidney transplants and other non-essential organs. However, occasionally organ brokers will bribe...

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Mechanical Organs

Mechanical Organs Daily life for a person with naturally good health makes an average day possible, but a person with poor health due to internal organ problems can face many challenges. If a person has bad knees or poor eyesight, or even malfunctioning kidneys or heart, the only way to go about solving any one of those problems is to see a doctor and check out the options to fix the problem. Whether a person needs to be put on a transplant list or have surgery right then and there, it can be...

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Organ Selling

IN HUMANS are two bean-shaped - about 4 inches long and about 2 ½ inches wide organs called kidneys which are located near the vertebral column at the small of the back . The main function of the kidneys are to purify the blood by separating urea, mineral salts, toxins and other waste products from it. Nature has so provided every human being a set of 2 kidneys so that blood purification runs on smoothly; one kidney assisting...

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Human organs and their function

What are the human organs and their function? BLADDER -A hollow muscular organ that stores urine before expelling it from the body. BONES - The bones provide 5 functions. They protect other vital organs, i.e. ribs protect the lungs. Support the body in an upright position. They are attached to muscles to help provide movement of the body. Bone marrow produces blood. Store salts inside provides a mineral reservoir for the body. BRAIN -The brain is the master control center of the body. It receives...

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Organ Systems of the Human Body

The Organ Systems of the Human Body The human body is made up of 11 organ systems. The Integumentary System, Skeletal System, Muscular System, Nervous System, Endocrine System, Circulatory System, Lymphatic System, Respiratory System, Urinary System, Digestive System, and Reproductive System for the male and female. Also, we have the Immune System which is an accumulation of cells rather than an organ system. Protection, support and movement are the main functions of the Integumentary system...

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Organ Donation

Today I’ll be talking about organ donation. Organ donation is the process of giving an organ or a part of an organ for the purpose of transplantation into another person. In order for a person to become an organ donor, blood and oxygen must flow through the organs until the time of recovery to ensure viability. This requires that a person die under circumstances that have resulted in an irreparable neurological injury, usually from massive trauma to the brain such as aneurysm, stroke or automobile...

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Organ Trafficking

illicit trades, organ trafficking is just as much of a problem but not as commonly advertised. Organ trafficking is the illegal commercial sale of inner organs for transplants, and a worldwide issue with majority of these black market sales occurring in, but not limited to, countries struggling with poverty. There are multiple different ways that people acquire organs, whether it be a person selling their own organs for a profit, a person being tricked into understanding they need their organ removed, or...

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Organs Trading

Should purchase and sale of organs be permitted? By Gary Becker THERE were about 50,000 persons on the waiting list for kidney transplants in the United States in the year 2000, but only about 15,000 kidney transplant operations were performed. This implies an average wait of almost four years before a person on the waiting list could receive a kidney transplant. In addition, the cumulative gap between demand and supply for livers was over 10,000, which implies an average wait for a liver...

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Organ Donation

Does your driver's license designate you as an organ donor? Did you know that by being an organ donor after you die you can save over 50 lives? Most often times negative connotation is attached to the topic of organ donation. The reality is, as we all know, that we are not invincible, and someday every one's time will come to an end. The act of organ donation is a significantly compassionate and humane choice for a person to make. Organ donation is a subject that affects all of us, but...

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Organ Sales

Richard A. Epstein Thinking the Unthinkable: Organ Sales Richard A. Epstein puts forth a very convincing argument on selling organs; he brings up many factors which could persuade you to think the way he does on the issue of selling organs. Epstein argues that we should legalize selling organs. He presents both sides of the argument as well as a rebuttal to the opposite side of the issue. Epstein also argues many different factors which could lead you to disagree with him, arguments which...

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