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16 hrs ago | Milngavie Today

Tributes flood in for dedicated politician Sam

Tributes have been flooding in for former Strathkelvin and Bearsden MP and MSP Sam Galbraith who died on Monday, aged 68. The renowned neurosurgeon who swapped the operating theatre for politics back in 1987, passed away in Glasgow's Western Infirmary after contracting an infection.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Studies from Center for Regenerative Medicine Yield New Data on Bioscience

Microfluidic based lung assist devices have been developed that have biomimetically designed vascular networks that achieve physiologic blood flow."

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Mail

My body has to hold out long enough to see my twin walk down the...

A young woman who could die without a life-saving transplant is determined to survive to see her twin sister get married.

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The Tribune

Breathing new lifeWoman recovering from double lung transplantTricia...

Tricia Maples describes her daughter's recovery from a double lung transplant as watching a baby take her first steps.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Independent.ie

Transplant targets missed due to lack of donated organs

The figures show 42 people, who died in the first six months of 2014 donated organs, which is the same as in 2013 The number of liver, kidney and pancreas transplant operations performed this year are behind targets set by the HSE, new figures show.

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The Arizona Republic

St. Joseph's Hospital a new option for kidney transplants

A new kidney-transplant program at Phoenix's St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center recently became the fifth one in the state.

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The Daily Record

Former Scottish Education Minister Sam Galbraith dies, aged 68

THE Labour stalwart, a former MP and one of the founding members of the Scottish parliament, was one of the UK's longest surviving lung transplant patients.

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Carrickonshannon Today

Vera's record 26 years after transplant

A local woman has officially entered the Guinness Book of World Records as she has been confirmed to be the longest surviving single lung transplant recipient in the world.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

U-of-M Gets Machine to Widen Window for Lung Transplants

The F-D-A approved the use of a new machine that can sustain the lungs outside the body long enough for them to be evaluated for transplant.

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Detroit Free Press

Health Insider: New drugs could bring hope for pulmonary fibrosis patients

Despite claiming an estimated 40,000 lives annually -- about the same number as breast cancer or prostate cancer -- pulmonary fibrosis remains one of the least known covert killers in the country.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Food and Drug Administration

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Times Herald

Machine that keeps lungs alive outside body tested

As these things so often go, the man who doesn't miss a trick was once the boy who couldn't stay on... University of Michigana?'s Dr. Alvaro Rojas Pena, left, and Dr. Hassan Nemeh, lung transplant director at Henry Ford, lift the cover off a set of pig lungs.

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Times-Herald

Breathing easy

Kevyn Gadd wore this T-shirt during his time in Edmonton where he underwent a double lung transplant.

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BioMed Central

Lung transplantation in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a systematic review of the literature

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a distinct form of interstitial pneumonia with unknown origin and poor prognosis.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Boston Herald

Little-known disease leaves no survivors

Despite claiming an estimated 40,000 lives annually - roughly the same number as breast cancer or prostate cancer - pulmonary fibrosis remains one of the least known covert killers in the country.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Culver City, CA, Opinion

BioMed Central

Urine YKL-40 is associated with progressive acute kidney injury or death in hospitalized patients

A translational study in renal transplantation suggested YKL-40, a chitinase 3-like-1 gene product, plays an important role in acute kidney injury and repair, but data are lacking about this protein in urine from native human kidneys.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Girl's rare transplant at Stanford's Lucile Packard Hospital gives second chance at life

Katie Grace Groebner celebrates a belated 12th birthday party Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, with family and friends at the American Girl store in Palo Alto, Calif., less than two months after a heart and lung transplant at nearby Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Health, Kidney Cancer

Wed Aug 13, 2014

P&T Community

FDA Approves Donor-Lung Preservation Device

The FDA has approved the XVIVO Perfusion System with STEEN Solution , a device for preserving donated lungs that do not initially meet the standard criteria for lung transplantation but may be transplantable if there is more time to observe and evaluate the organ's function to determine whether the lung is viable for transplantation.

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Post-gazette.com

Local senator asks for funding to decrease backlog of coal miners' benefits

David Wilson, a retired coal miner from Greensboro, ran his finger along a highlighted sentence on a biopsy report of his lungs.

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Related Topix: Health, Allegheny County, PA, Law, Employment / Labor Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

TGH continues to make stridesTGH continues to make stridesThe...

TGH continues to make strides The hospital's 400th lung transplant was recently performed.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Medal success at the Transplant Games for Darlington athlete

MEDAL WINNER: Simon Ripley from Darlington has been a regular competitor in the Transplant Games since he had a heart transplant in 2008 Simon Ripley, who had a heart transplant in 2008, won silver in the 20k road race, biathlon, and relay in the European Heart and Lung Transplant Games in Lithuania.

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