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  1. Sensor Predicts Which Donated Lungs Will Fail After TransplantRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Slashdot

    This " graft dysfunction " is the leading cause of death for transplant patients in the early days after surgery. While lab tests can look for genetic biomarkers of inflammation and other warning signs in a donated lung, such tests take 6-12 hours in a typical hospital.

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  2. Study shows benefits for COPD patients using digital health applicationRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Early intervention facilitated by a digital health application for reporting symptoms of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease provides key benefits for patients, according to the results of a Temple-led, two-year clinical study. COPD is a serious chronic respiratory disease that is often characterized by flare-ups, called acute exacerbations, in which the patient may experience increased coughing, mucus, shortness of breath, wheezing, and a feeling of tightness in their chest.

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  3. Blade Runner: The Science In The FictionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    At any one time on movie screens around the world, humans are being threatened by lethal viruses, cured from terminal illness by miracle elixirs, rendered superhuman with bionic limbs or made obsolete by robots possessing artificial intelligence. But what are the facts behind these entertaining fictions? And how best to dispel the myths and misconceptions perpetuated by blockbuster films while also enlightening audiences on the real marvels of biotechnology? one solution has been to hold an annual Science in the Cinema event as part of National Science Week.

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  4. CD154-CD40 T-cell co-stimulation pathway is a key mechanism in kidney ischemia-reperfusion injuryRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Kidney International

    Hospitalet Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Ischemia-reperfusion occurs in a great many clinical settings and contributes to organ failure or dysfunction. CD154-CD40 signaling in leukocyte–endothelial cell interactions or T-cell activation facilitates tissue inflammation and injury.

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  5. Shots of Rhyl old and new featured in band's new music videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Rhyl Journal

    SHOTS of Rhyl past's and present are featured in a band's new music video. Chasing Shadows, fronted by lead singer and guitarist Sam Roberts, released their new single Burn on Monday .

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  6. Brother raises funds for his dying sisterRead the original story

    Sunday | Eastlothian Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A North Berwick man is raising funds to fulfill his dying sister's final wish to make a pilgrimage to the Vatican in Rome.

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  7. Dossier reveals 80 disabled deaths linked to benefits cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Sunday Herald

    The Scottish disability campaign group Black Triangle has compiled a dossier of more than 80 deaths linked to welfare reform. The campaign was set up to oppose the "vicious attack" of benefits cuts on the disabled after writer Paul Reekie, from Edinburgh, who suffered from depression and had a heart condition, took his own life in 2010 at the age of just 48. Friends said letters informing him his benefits were being stopped were found close to his body.

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  8. Saturday Smiles: Race Cars Drive Across GG Bridge; Woman in Need of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Patch.com

    If you are looking for a lighter news story for your weekend, Patch is here to help by sharing a few of our favorite happy stories and fun photos from this week. Photo via Tiffany Rich.

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  9. Novel treatment algorithm launched in ESC/ERS pulmonary hypertension guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A novel treatment algorithm for pulmonary arterial hypertension is launched today in new pulmonary hypertension guidelines from the European Society of Cardiology and European Respiratory Society . The protocol aims to give patients the best chance of a good clinical outcome in a condition with dismal prognosis which puts severe limitations on patient choices including avoiding pregnancy, excessive physical activity and certain types of travel.

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  10. Sensors Rapidly Screen Transplantable Lungs For Warning SignsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Chemical & Engineering News

    In the days following a lung transplant, a condition known as primary graft dysfunction can prevent the organ from properly taking in and circulating oxygen. The disorder afflicts 10 to 25% of patients, studies estimate.

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  11. United Therapeutics CEO Martine A. Rothblatt Sells 9,662 SharesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    United Therapeutics CEO Martine A. Rothblatt sold 9,662 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $160.37, for a total transaction of $1,549,494.94.

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  12. The science and fiction behind Blade RunnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Raw Story

    At any one time on movie screens around the world, humans are being threatened by lethal viruses, cured from terminal illness by miracle elixirs, rendered superhuman with bionic limbs or made obsolete by robots possessing artificial intelligence. But what are the facts behind these entertaining fictions? And how best to dispel the myths and misconceptions perpetuated by blockbuster films while also enlightening audiences on the real marvels of biotechnology? For The Australian Society for Medical Research one solution has been to hold an annual Science in the Cinema event as part of National Science Week.

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  13. United Therapeutics CEO Martine A. Rothblatt Sells 2,211 SharesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    United Therapeutics CEO Martine A. Rothblatt sold 2,211 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $155.47, for a total transaction of $343,744.17.

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  14. Richmond couple's donation breathes life into lung cancer researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Canada.com

    Inniskillin Okanagan's Dark Horse Vineyard sits on the Okanagan Valley's newest, and only official appellation, the Golden Mile Bench. Dr. Stephen Lam has developed a lung cancer risk calculator at the BC Cancer Agency Vancouver, September 04 2013.

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  15. Hundreds of purple balloons released to remember Barnstaple teenager Katie GammonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | North Devon Gazette

    Hundreds of people met in Barnstaple on Thursday evening to release purple balloons in memory of Katie Gammon, who died on Sunday. Picture: Andy Keeble Hundreds of people met in Barnstaple on Thursday evening to release purple balloons in memory of Katie Gammon, who died on Sunday.

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  16. New VGH lung cancer screening program aims for early detectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | CBC News

    A new detection and prevention program at Vancouver General Hospital hopes to lower the startlingly high death rate for lung cancer in B.C. and elsewhere. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer after non-melanoma skin cancer, and despite falling rates of smokers, the death rate remains steady at about 80 per cent, according to Dr. John Yee, head of thoracic surgery at VGH and director of B.C.'s lung transplant program.

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  17. Lung cancer survivors, families hope to rally Jacksonville for research moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Florida Times-Union

    Raegan Cury, 49, a longtime survivor of lung cancer and a lung transplant, does her work outs at the Atlantic Beach Country Club gym. She is telling her story to promote the Jacksonville Free to Breathe 5K Walk Sept.

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  18. Molecular Evidence of Nosocomial Pneumocystis jirovecii Transmission...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | CiteULike

    Journal of Clinical Microbiology , Vol. 46, No. 3. , pp. 966-971, doi:10.1128/jcm.02016-07 In recent years, clusters of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia among immunocompromised individuals have been reported.

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  19. Hope for Cian campaign raises staggering a 102k in a week... but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Independent.ie

    An online page set up to fund a double-lung transplant for a four-year-old boy from Co. Meath has raised in excess of a 100,000 in just six days.

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  20. Huge turnout expected at funeral of Barnstaple lung transplant teen Katie GammonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | North Devon Gazette

    Details about the wake are still being finalised but a statement released by the family today said Katie had made her own funeral plans and had asked everyone to wear purple. "However, if you wish to make a donation that would be lovely and money raised will be split between Caroline Thorpe children's ward and the Little Bridge House children's hospice."

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