13 hrs ago
Cork woman (39) shed six stone to land place on transplant list
A Cork woman has shared her story of shedding six stone in order to be eligible for a heart and lung transplant.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Jefferson County woman awaits double lung transplant
Joyce Grim sits on the couch, smiling as her daughters help a younger family member with a game while neighbors and friends stop to chat at her Fox Glen home.
Northwest Florida Daily News
Fundraiser for girl's heart transplant set for March 22
Anna Hutchenson seems like your typical 17-year-old girl. But the pretty brunette faces life or death as she awaits a heart and lung transplant.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Lung transplantation: A treatment option in end-stage lung disease
In the past five years, the number of lung transplantations carried out has increased by about 20%.
'A different kid,' one year after triple transplant
One year after his triple organ transplant, 5-year-old Riley O'Brien can do more than his mother ever thought possible.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Tiny coils make breathing easier with emphysema
Tiny coils could help people suffering with severe emphysema get back to every day life, by making breathing easier, without surgery.
NJ's only lung transplant program left holding its breath
Donna Scheibner, of Stillwater, must use oxygen 24 hours a day as she awaits a double lung transplant.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Dinner to benefit Ashland woman
Ellis is a lifelong Ashland resident who has endured a number of health problems in recent years.
Eye On Education: Tyngsboro High Student Uses Robot To Keep Up In School
We all get by with a little help from our friends. For one boy recovering from a double lung transplant and trying to keep up in school, that friend just happens to be a robot.
Petition aimed at making organ donations mandatory
Two young Quebecers suffering from cystic fibrosis and waiting for lung transplants have launched a petition on the National Assembly's web site aimed at making it easier for Quebecers to donate their organs.
Daily Press & Argus
Hundreds ascend Ren Cen to fund lung education, research
Dave Cooney says his identical twin brother's diagnosis with interstitial pulmonary fibrosis saved his life.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Retraction. Notice of retraction.
The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation , Vol.
The London Free Press
Little Madi continues to fight Queen's Park for help
Madi Vanstone, 12, with her mom Beth, dad Glenn and sister Jesse at their home outside of Beeton, Ont.
Rutland and Stamford Mercury
Gill shares her story to raise awareness
Gill Epton, of Main Street, Whissendine, was diagnosed with lymphangioleiomyomatosis in 2008 after suffering from breathlessness and extreme exhaustion for years.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
This Is Leicestershire
Life can be hard when you're one in a million
She was diagnosed with lymphangioleiomyomatosis known as LAM in 2008 and is hoping her story will help raise awareness of the rare disease.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
South Yorkshire backpack boy makes it to 14
He wasn't expected to live beyond the age of one - but brave double lung transplant patient Jack Waller has made it to his 14th birthday.
Medical News Today
Addressing the high failure rate of lung transplants
Organ transplant patients routinely receive drugs that stop their immune systems from attacking newly implanted hearts, livers, kidneys or lungs, which the body sees as foreign.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Former Sault resident to receive lung transplant as soon as tonight
After spending much of her life fighting cystic fibrosis, 24-year-old Kayla Mavretic received news today that she will be getting the double-lung transplant operation that she has been waiting for.