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9 hrs ago | The Daily Herald

Organ demand far surpasses supply

Each year in Ohio, approximately 200 people die waiting for an organ transplant.


Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, Canada, Health, Wapakoneta, OH

19 hrs ago | Newswise

Patients with Rare Lung Disease Face Agonizing Treatment Dilemma

Doctors who treat patients with a severe and progressive respiratory disease called lymphangioleiomyomatosis can face an agonizing treatment decision.


Related Topix: Rapamune, Sirolimus (generic), Medicine, Health

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Royal frenzy: Kate's latest dress is a sell-out

THE Royal couple have choppered out to the Blue Mountains for the day - and the dress Kate's wearing has already sold out.


Related Topix: Health

William and Kate pose for selfies with excited fans

Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge , nee Kate Middleton, delighted several lucky well-wishers in Australia on Tuesday by posing for selfies.


Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Health

Business Journal

HART names first medical officer, transplants a rat esophogus

A day after announcing that the first-ever regenerated esophagus into a rat, a Holliston biotech so far focused on making tracheas for transplantation has named a surgeon from Houston Methodist Hospital as its first chief medical officer.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Kidney Cancer, Health

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.


Related Topix: New Providence, NJ, Non-Profit, Kidney Cancer, Health


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.


Related Topix: Theranos, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bill Frist, Health, Vanderbilt University

Daily Record

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.


Related Topix: Hopatcong, NJ, Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

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.


Related Topix: Liver Cancer, Health

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.


Related Topix: Health, Nursing, Medicine

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.


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

Business Wire

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)


Related Topix: Health, Louisville, KY, University of Louisville, Kidney Cancer

Evening Times

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.


Related Topix: Health

Sun Apr 13, 2014

CBS Local

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.


Related Topix: Health

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Detroit News

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.


Related Topix: Wayne State University, Marketing, Health, Michigan

Inside Medford

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.


Related Topix: Health

Fri Apr 11, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

Organ Donors Honored on 'Donate Life Day'

Since 2010 there has been a strong push to get more of you to become organ donors.


Related Topix: Rochester, MN, Health

WISH-TV Indianapolis

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.


Related Topix: Indiana, Health

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.


Related Topix: Health, Horace, ND

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.


Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics