Thousands of senior citizens in US with kidney disease aren’t put on list for a transplant because of “medical biases, Hopkins study

Thousands more senior citizens with kidney disease are good candidates for getting a transplant and could get them if physicians would get past outdated medical biases and put them on transplant waiting lists.  Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medical Center estimate that between 1999 and 20006, roughly 9,000 adults over age 65 would have been “excellent” [Sign in to read the full article...]