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21 hrs ago | 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.


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.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine

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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Health

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.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

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.


Related Topix: Health, Kidney Cancer


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 .


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Health

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Business Journal

Former ARC Executive Director Harry West dies

Harry West died Monday morning at Emory University Hospital from a serious lung infection.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Health

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Connecticut Post

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.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration

CBS Local

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.


Related Topix: Health

PhysOrg Weblog

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.


Related Topix: Inflammation, Medicine, Health, Anesthesiology, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government


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 .


Related Topix: Marketing, Health

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.


Related Topix: Health

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.


Related Topix: Health

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration

Sat Jul 12, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

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.


Related Topix: Health, Spokane, WA


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.


Related Topix: Lahey Clinic, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Burlington, MA, Health