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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Justine: I live life to the full since lung transplant
A WOMAN who suffered 15 lung collapses will feature in a vintage calendar aimed at raising awareness of organ donation.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Community Helps as Family Battles Two Illnesses
A family on the south side of Des Moines is going through more than many of us deal with in an entire lifetime.
WNDU-TV South Bend
New box is improving the way lungs reach the transplant patient
Fernando Padilla takes pride in his cars and his family, but a year and a half ago he couldn't keep up with either.
Boehringer Ingelheim's Investigational Therapy Nintedanib Receives...
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation to nintedanib, an investigational therapy currently under FDA review for the treatment of people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis .
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Former ARC Executive Director Harry West dies
Harry West died Monday morning at Emory University Hospital from a serious lung infection.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Two months after Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals said Phase III trials on a new drug called nintedanib reduced the rate of lost lung function, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted the company's new drug application and given it a priority review designation.
Cyclists Travel Cross Country To Raise Money For Pulmonary Hypertension
The 3,000-mile odyssey aims to raise awareness and donations to fight a disease of the heart and lungs called pulmonary hypertension.
Scientists successfully alleviate pulmonary inflammation with targeted drug delivery
Pulmonary inflammation can cause shallow breathing and the lungs to become brittle in patients who experience multiple blood transfusions, sepsis, lung surgery and acute lung trauma.
Basilea Pharmaceutica Reports That Isavuconazole Receives Orphan Drug ...
Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. reports today that the European Commission granted isavuconazole orphan drug designations for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis and mucormycosis .
Sun Jul 13, 2014
International Business Times
'Sign Up to Save a Life': Heartfelt Request from Fiance who Lost Love to Cystic Fibrosis
Josh Nelli, fianc of 23-year-old young Kerry Thorpe, has one message to spread all over the world for sake of his lost love.
The Daily Record
John Niven: How can Cameron sleep when 10,000 people die weeks after...
THEY might be on opposite sides of political spectrum but Stalin and IDS have a lot in common says JOHN.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Unapproved device buys time for new pair of lungs
Jon Sacker was near death, too sick for doctors to attempt the double lung transplant he so desperately needed.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Golf tournament helps woman in need of lung transplant
The 9th annual Big Kahuna Golf Tournament was held at Sun Dance Golf Course Saturday, in honor of Gina Moriarty.
Grand Roundup: Top posts for the week of July 6
It's time for innovation in how we pay for medical school : Joanne Conroy , MD, chief executive officer of Lahey Clinic & Medical Center in Burlington, Mass., discusses options to decrease undergraduate medical school debt.