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3 hrs ago | Blackpool Today

Laurie's best gift...her life

Laurie Pope with JJ Hopkins. She is celebrating the 26th birthday she feared she would not live to see after undergoing double lung transplant Laurie Pope, of Dobson Road, St Annes, who was born with cystic fibrosis, had been given only months to live when she was told a donor had been found to fulfil her dream of a double lung transplant.

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13 hrs ago | Ivanhoe

Lung In A Box

Each year around 1,400 lung transplants are performed in the U.S. The traditional way to transport lungs for surgery involved putting them in a cooler with ice.

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Related Topix: Health, Kidney Cancer

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Newswise

Bacardis Make Gift to Significantly Advance Mayo Clinic's Regenerative Medicine Research

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Imagine a future in which a new lung is grown for a patient in need, using the patient's own cellular material, or a day when an injection of replacement cells will enable a patient to self-heal damage in the brain, nerves or other tissues.

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WBTV

Simple Procedure Ends Sinus Suffering

Millions of Americans suffer from chronic sinusitis, an infection of a sinus cavity that is hard to treat or recurring.

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Marlborough Express

Breathing sigh of relief made easy by lung transplant

ON THE MAP: Carolyn Heays and husband Kevin put Kaikoura on the map. In May, Carolyn became the 190th person to receive a lung transplant in New Zealand.

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Related Topix: Health, Smoking, Medicine

Fairfield City Champion

Walkathon to help Christians fleeing Mosul, Iraq

AN Abbotsbury woman awaiting a heart and lung transplant will risk her life to take part in a walkathon to raise funds for Christians fleeing the war-torn city of Mosul in Iraq.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News, Health

East Anglian Daily Times

Claydon: Even the rain can't wipe the smile off Phoebe Fordham's...

Claydon: Even the rain can't wipe the smile off Phoebe Fordham's face - heart and lung transplant survivor appreciates everything life has to offer Phoebe Fordham , who was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension, is looking forward to her wedding day after getting a heart transplant.

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Related Topix: Health, Kidney Cancer, Wedding, Weather

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Daily Republic

Renowned cardiovascular surgeon comes to NorthBay

A cardiovascular surgeon known for his work at the University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center and Stanford Medical Center has joined NorthBay Healthcare.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, UC Los Angeles, Kidney Cancer, Health

KOMO News

Pierce Co. councilman wants 'In God We Trust'

The Pierce County council is considering displaying the national motto of "In God We Trust" in its chambers.

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Related Topix: Pierce County, WA, Health

KOMO News

Group trying to relocate osprey nest

The lights at a Poulsbo park must have seemed like a good nesting spot for a pair of ospreys.

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Related Topix: Poulsbo, WA, Health

Chronicle Live

Sharon Corr: I want to make happy memories in the North East

The singer-songwriter is excited about forging her own path since her mega-million-record-selling family band went their separate ways.

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Related Topix: The Corrs, Pop/Rock, Health

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bracknell News

Warfield man who had to miss family holiday due to cystic fibrosis...

DISAPPOINTMENT suffered by a 20-year-old who had to a cancel a family holiday because of complications from cystic fibrosis, has sparked a fundraising campaign.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Berkshire County, England, Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

ZAKA Frees Israel-Bound Body from Turkey

The ZAKA emergency service intervened, this week, to fly the body of an Israeli home from Turkey after flights to Israel were suspended because of a rocket strike near Ben-Gurion International Airport.

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BioSpace

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Launches National PFF Ambassador Program

While launching today, PFF Ambassadors have already begun making an impact during speaking engagements, including last month during a Team PFF event in "The purpose of the PFF Ambassador program is to engage with the larger community and cover all aspects of disease education.

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Related Topix: Health, Fibrosis

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Flyer Group

Brownsburg resident is state's first to receive 'breathing lung' transplant

Thanks to Indiana University Methodist Hospital and an innovative technique known as the 'breathing lung' transplant, Damon Bradtmueller of Brownsburg now has a new set of lungs.

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Related Topix: Brownsburg, IN, TransMedics, Medicine, Health, Hendricks County, IN

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Local lung transplant patients must find care elsewhere

The 24 patients who have received lung transplants at Florida Hospital were assured in April that they would be able to get their follow-up care there, even though the hospital was closing its 2-year-old transplant program.

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Canada.com

Jessica Forsyth: 'Her heart just got tired'

Jessica Forsyth died, at age 25, early in the morning of Saturday, July 19, 2014 of complications from cystic fibrosis.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Genetics, Medicine, Health

CiteULike

Targeting the Wnt signaling pathways in pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Pulmonary arterial hypertension is a life-threatening disorder that is associated with elevated pulmonary pressures and right heart failure resulting from progressive loss and thickening of small pulmonary arteries.

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Related Topix: Heart Failure, Health

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Times of Oman

Taiwan, a well-kept healthcare secret

Taiwan is arguably "one of Asia's best-kept healthcare secrets", writes Josef Woodman in the Taiwan edition of Patients Beyond Borders, the most trusted resource in medical travel.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Oman, World News, Middle East

Thu Jul 17, 2014

KSAT-TV San Antonio

Lung in a Box

Each year around 1,400 lung transplants are performed in the U.S. The traditional way to transport lungs for surgery involved putting them in a cooler with ice.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Kidney Cancer, Lung Cancer

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