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16 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

Brave Jessica's appeal for organ donors

A 14-YEAR-OLD girl who is waiting for a lung transplant has become a young ambassador for organ donation. Jessica Paddock, who has end stage cystic fibrosis, hopes telling her story will encourage more people to sign up to the organ donor register.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

KGWN

Seven-Year-Old Advocates for Organ Donation

The only sign that Cayde Brannaman was ever sick is a scar on her chest. Before she turned six, she'd already had heart procedures and 18 months ago, she had a double lung transplant.

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Related Topix: Health, Kids, Family

Sat Sep 13, 2014

KLKN

Rare lung disease claims life of 2-year-old

On August 27th, 2-year-old Isabel Haifley died in Houston where she was waiting for a lung transplant. Parents Damon and Kendra say she'd been fighting a rare undiagnosed interstitial lung disease for the past several months.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Advocate

Burnie Ten suits Masters brothers to a T

REATHING EASY: Organ recipient Kerry Masters and brother Ray prepare to walk in the Burnie Ten, where they will wear their Donate life T-shirts. Picture: Grant Wells.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Health

Wed Sep 10, 2014

KXVO

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The documentary will air on the Discovery Channel on IPF is a rare, progressive and fatal lung disease that causes permanent scarring of the lungs, difficulty breathing and decreases the amount of oxygen the lungs can supply to the body. IPF affects as many as 132,000 Americans, and the majority of patients only live three to five years following diagnosis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Fibrosis

Hispanic Business

Studies from Columbia University Add New Findings in the Area of Lung ...

Polymorphisms of surfactant protein D , an important molecule within lung innate immunity, have been associated with various lung diseases." Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from , "We investigated the association between donor lung SP-D polymorphisms and posttransplant CLAD and survival in 191 lung transplant recipients consecutively transplanted.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, Health

WKBW

Wings Flights of Hope

Imagine needing urgent medical care, but having no way to access it. That's where Wings Flights of Hope comes in.

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Related Topix: New York, Non-Profit, Health, Nursing, Medicine

Business Journal

CMU researcher awarded $2.4M NIH grant to develop longer-lasting artificial lung

Carnegie Mellon University professor Keith Cook has received a $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to support the research and development of artificial lungs that patients may use long-term at home while waiting for a lung transplant.

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Related Topix: Carnegie Mellon University, National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health

The Daily Record

Independence Referendum - Your Guide: Claims and counter-claims...

THE Yes camp say only independence can protect our health service from Westminster-imposed cuts. The No side say an independent Scotland wouldn't have enough money to pay for the NHS.

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Swindon Advertiser

I have to carry on living... but it's hard to make plans

For two years and four months, Stacie Pridden has been waiting... and waiting... for the heart and lung transplant which will change her life. EMMA DUNN reports SMILING, laughing and chatting together, Stacie and Megan Pridden look like any other twin sisters.

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YourObserver

Salon hosts benefit for transplant recipient09/10/14 An East County...

Salon hosts benefit for transplant recipient An East County salon is trimming up to support a local 32-year-old battling cystic fibrosis. Blue Door Spa and Salon, located at 5234 State Road 64 E., Bradenton, will host a fundraiser 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Sys-Con Media

The Boomer Esiason Foundation Announces its Newest Team Boomer Athletic Event Series: Bike to Breathe

The Team Boomer event series encourages people with CF and their families to stay active and exercise in order to stay healthy. Cahill is a 58-year-old CF patient and double lung transplant survivor who is living proof that an active, healthy lifestyle positively affects his quality of life.

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Related Topix: Health, Social Software

ThinkProgress

Meet Jennifer, A Woman With Cystic Fibrosis Who Could Die If An Anti-Obamacare Lawsuit Succeeds

When I speak to Jennifer Causor for the first time, she rings with enthusiasm as she describes her new exercise program. It's a "boot camp" themed program, "which is something I never thought I'd be able to do," Jenn tells me over the phone.

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This Is Staffordshire

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TO an outsider, Sarah Davis looks perfectly healthy, but for the 27-year-old who has lived with Cystic Fibrosis for as long as she can remember, every day is a struggle. Although the NHS administrator manages to work full time, drive a car and enjoys a healthy social life, each day comes with its own hurdles.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sickly Son Still in the Game Despite Hand Nobody Wants

Part II: On Monday, Angelica Valentine of Encinitas and her son, Bill Bostick, who was born with an extreme heart defect, told how Bill lived for four decades knowing that each day could be his last. Finally, he underwent a rare heart-lung transplant operation that gave his life a future, and gave hope more than a gasp.

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Related Topix: Encinitas, CA, Kidney Cancer, Health

Mon Sep 08, 2014

EurekAlert!

New targets for treating pulmonary hypertension found

Two new potential therapeutic targets for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension, a deadly disease marked by high blood pressure in the lungs, have been identified by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Their findings are reported in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine .

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Related Topix: Hypertension, Health, University of Illinois Chicago, Heart Failure, Lung Cancer

Western Star

Hoping for breathing room; Corner Brook woman with rare lung disease lobbying for drug funding

Lori-Lee Samson would like to say she can breathe a little easier this week, but that's not quite the case. The Corner Brook woman has a rare, progressive and ultimately fatal lung disease.

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Related Topix: Canada, Health

Sun Sep 07, 2014

MLive.com

Dancing at Powwow a moment of triumph for lung transplant recipient

As drummers played the Grand Entry song at the Powwow, Frank Pearo stepped into the dance circle, his red regalia and feather bustle blending into the colorful outfits of the other dancers. It was a moment of triumph for Pearo, a lung transplant recipient.

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PR-inside.com

Market Report, "Netcare Limited (NTC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review", published

The center provides patient care and medical facilities. It provides treatment facilities in the fields of breast care, oncology, orthopedics, renal care, transplants and weight management.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Basilea's partner Astellas receives notification from U.S. FDA of...

Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. reports today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted for filing the New Drug Application for isavuconazole submitted by Basilea's license partner Astellas Pharma Inc. The NDA seeks approval of isavuconazole for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis and invasive mucormycosis in adults. In accordance with the FDA Prescription Drug User Fee Act , the FDA designated the date of March 8, 2015 for the completion of the review.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Infectious Diseases, Health

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