Canadian organ donors have gotten fatter and sicker throughout 21st century, new study shows — National Post – Top Stories

Cadaver organs aren’t what they used to be: New Canadian research suggests growing rates of obesity and its related diseases may be leading to suboptimal organs for transplant. Montreal researchers who studied 1,040 brain-dead organ donors over 13 years found an “overall worsening” in their health status, with more recent donors more likely to have…

via Canadian organ donors have gotten fatter and sicker throughout 21st century, new study shows — National Post – Top Stories

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