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The Alternative Press
Lt. Governor Guadagno Visits NJ Sharing Network in New Providence
NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno visited NJ Sharing Network's New Providence headquarters on Tuesday to highlight the importance of increasing the state's donor registry.
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6 hrs ago
Theranos Appoints William H. Frist, M.D., to Its Board of Directors
Senator Frist is a nationally recognized heart and lung transplant surgeon, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, and Chairman of the Executive Council of Cressey and Company.
12 hrs ago
Lake Hopatcong Rotary helping woman get lung transplant
At the first Rotary Club of Lake Hopatcong meeting Bob Button attended, he enjoyed watching as all the members laughed and enjoyed each other's company.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
21-year-old celebrating the gift of life with every breath she takes
At her home in southeast Houston, Crystal Johnson, 21, dreams of opening her own fashion boutique some day and writing a book about her life: a life she has an organ donor family to thank for every breath she now takes.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Double Lung Transplant Patient to Do Hustle Up the Hancock
In the past nine years Sarah Ridder and seven of her family members have been diagnosed with a progressive lung disease called pulmonary fibrosis.
This Is Exeter
Selfie campaign launched to raise funds and awareness for Exeter...
Two best friends, one suffering from a rare combination of two terminal illnesses, the other leading a campaign to raise money for treatment which could save her, have launched a Bestie Selfie campaign to generate more funds and awareness.
Improvement in Cardiac Function with Particulate ECM alone and...
Mark S. Slaughter, M.D., of the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery and his research team from the University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, presented data during the ISHLT Mechanical Circulatory Support: Bench to Bedside Session in his presentation entitled "Myocardial Regeneration and Recovery with Extracellular Matrix and LVAD ... (more)
Family and friends pay tribute to Clare in acts of kindness
A GLASGOW man has paid tribute to the woman he called his "transplant wife", who died while waiting for new lungs but helped save the sight of two people.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
3D Printer Could Be Used To Create Human Body Parts
"What the bioprinter does is it actually positions cells and puts them in the right place and we can make an entire structure that turns into a living tissue," said Organovo CEO Keith Murphy.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
In daughter's memory, parents campaign for organ donors at Wayne State
Beverly and Tim Butler lost their daughter, Rebecca, after she died from a rare lung disease.
Tufts Student Increasing Awareness for Organ and Tissue Donation
Zach Butzin-Dozier, a Tufts student, has organized a month long campaign to encourage his community to register as organ and tissue donors for April, National Donate Life Month.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Organ Donors Honored on 'Donate Life Day'
Since 2010 there has been a strong push to get more of you to become organ donors.
Hoosiers link hands, show support for organ donors and recipients
The Indiana Organ Procurement Organization and Donate Life Indiana helped coordinate the 3rd annual Linking Hands for Life event downtown on Friday.
Valley News Live
Benefit for Woman Needing Double Lung Transplant
Friends and family are hosting a big benefit on Friday for a woman in need of a double lung transplant.
Lawrence resident holding out hope for new lung
In the nearly 20 years since doctors diagnosed the Lawrence resident with a genetic disorder known as alpha-1, Jensen's lungs have degenerated, slowly taking with them his strength, livelihood, financial stability and independence.
Columbia Asia Hospitals, a Global Healthcare Provider to Conduct...
The incidence of chronic kidney disease is rising due to increase in risk factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes mellitus.
Cloughjordan family says a big hearty thanks to Mater Hospital
Pat and Veronica O Meara, Cloughjordan, present Jim McCarthy, cardio-thoracic and heart and lung surgeon at the Mater Hospital with a cheque for i 1 25,055 for the Mater Foundation.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Eastern Daily Press
Norfolk charity donates heart monitors to Papworth Hospital
Members of a dedicated Norfolk charity, which has raised more than 1m for a heart transplant centre, have officially presented vital cardiac monitoring equipment to hospital staff.
Brave mum has 5 billion-to-one terminal illness double - but...
English graduate with a three-year-old son is locked in a deadly Catch-22 situation when it comes to beating her cancer and blood vessel disorder A brave mum-of-one is fighting a deadly Catch-22 situation: She is the only person in the world with two rare terminal conditions where treating one would mean the other will kill her.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Pizza Caboose to donate sales to Colleen Leal, Aloha double-lung transplant patient
Colleen Leal of Aloha has been diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis. She needs a constant supply of oxygen to breathe until she receives a costly double-lung transplant.