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New rules for lung transplants lead to unintended consequences - EurekAlert
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:51:37 GMT

New rules for lung transplants lead to unintended consequences  EurekAlert

A recent policy change in allocating donor lungs has had several unintended consequences, according to a new study from Washington University School of ...


Third time's a charm for a liver transplant patient who needed donation - Loma Linda University Health
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 15:53:22 GMT

  1. Third time's a charm for a liver transplant patient who needed donation  Loma Linda University Health
  2. For Donate Life month, SC transplant recipients and donors push for awareness  Charleston Post Courier
  3. Heart Transplant Gives New Life, Opportunity For Minnesota Man  WJON News
  4. National Pediatric Transplant Week, April 22-26 | PennLive letters  PennLive.com
  5. 'An extraordinary thing': B.C. woman who had life-saving transplant urges organ donation  CTV News
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Three chances to live: Two heart transplants - WNDU-TV
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 19:54:24 GMT

Three chances to live: Two heart transplants  WNDU-TV

At any given moment, there are 3,000 people waiting to get a heart transplant in the U.S. Without enough donated organs, 20 people die each day waiting for a ...


Sweet video shows student's warm welcome back to school after heart transplant - ABC News
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 22:23:00 GMT

Sweet video shows student's warm welcome back to school after heart transplant  ABC News

In the video, Tyler Krueger, 24, can be seen running towards his peers with excitement. He greeted with high fives, hugs and applause, before grabbing his ...


Heart transplant survivor leads support group for Idaho Falls patients - Post Register
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 00:30:00 GMT

Heart transplant survivor leads support group for Idaho Falls patients  Post Register

When Jake Gilbert had a stroke at age 35, he assumed it was a fluke.


The Latest Transplant Advancements, Continuing Needs In Light Of Donate Life Month - St. Louis Public Radio
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 20:53:28 GMT

The Latest Transplant Advancements, Continuing Needs In Light Of Donate Life Month  St. Louis Public Radio

This interview will be on “St. Louis on the Air” over the noon hour Tuesday. This story will be updated after the show. You can listen live . On Tuesday's.


Wife and family meet recipient of heart transplant - Newsday
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 14:16:38 GMT

Wife and family meet recipient of heart transplant  Newsday

The wife and family of a Long Island man who donated his heart to a retired police officer, met with the donor recipient for the ...


Unrelated Donor Transplant Yields Better Results than Cord Blood in R/R Acute Myeloid Leukemia - Cancer Therapy Advisor
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 09:00:00 GMT

Unrelated Donor Transplant Yields Better Results than Cord Blood in R/R Acute Myeloid Leukemia  Cancer Therapy Advisor

Cord blood transplant resulted in poorer nonrelapse mortality and leukemia-free survival.


Kranepool says match found for kidney transplant - Newsday
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 01:05:00 GMT

Kranepool says match found for kidney transplant  Newsday

Kranepool has been able to avoid dialysis during the two-year wait.


Life Before and After Organ Transplant - Stanford Children's Health
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 22:29:19 GMT

Life Before and After Organ Transplant  Stanford Children's Health

During National Donate Life Month; Stanford Children's Health families share the challenges and victories of awaiting a lifesaving organ donation.


21 years later, Mary Baer reunites with transplant survivor, family - WJXT News4JAX
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 21:05:34 GMT

21 years later, Mary Baer reunites with transplant survivor, family  WJXT News4JAX

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - When she was born 21 years ago, Tia Cox was in desperate need of a heart -- a heart the size of a walnut. News4Jax anchor Mary Baer ...


Transplant Patients Need Anti-Rejection Drugs. Why Won’t Insurers Pay for Some of Them? - The New York Times
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Transplant Patients Need Anti-Rejection Drugs. Why Won’t Insurers Pay for Some of Them?  The New York Times

Drugs to prevent organ rejection are not always covered for patients who had transplants before they enrolled in Medicare.


Youngest patient at CHKD receives kidney transplant - 13newsnow.com WVEC
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 15:40:00 GMT

Youngest patient at CHKD receives kidney transplant  13newsnow.com WVEC

NORFOLK, Va. — The Children Hospital of the King's Daughters announced on Monday that a 12-month old was the youngest patient at the hospital to receive a ...


Deeply Breathing in Life After Double Lung Transplant - Michigan Medicine
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 14:11:42 GMT

Deeply Breathing in Life After Double Lung Transplant  Michigan Medicine

After a lifetime with cystic fibrosis, rare transplant operation lets hockey coach, new dad breathe freely.


Study: Hepatitis C Infected Organs OK For Heart And Lung Transplants : Shots - Health News - NPR
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Study: Hepatitis C Infected Organs OK For Heart And Lung Transplants : Shots - Health News  NPR

Donated organs from people who were infected with the hepatitis C virus can be safely transplanted, according to the latest in a line of studies that are building a ...


Tuesday: The Latest Transplant Advancements, Continuing Needs In Light Of Donate Life Month - St. Louis Public Radio
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 20:46:04 GMT

Tuesday: The Latest Transplant Advancements, Continuing Needs In Light Of Donate Life Month  St. Louis Public Radio

This interview will be on “St. Louis on the Air” over the noon hour Tuesday. This story will be updated after the show. You can listen live . On Tuesday's.


5,200 lives and counting: Jewish Hospital transplants hits milestone amid uncertainty - Courier Journal
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 22:02:00 GMT

5,200 lives and counting: Jewish Hospital transplants hits milestone amid uncertainty  Courier Journal

Jewish Hospital and the University of Louisville have been giving patients life-saving organ transplants for 55 years — a milestone the hospital and university ...


Loveland man thriving after three liver transplants - Loveland Reporter-Herald
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 21:06:35 GMT

Loveland man thriving after three liver transplants  Loveland Reporter-Herald

Loveland resident Dennis Gibson lived to see the births of four grandchildren, to watch two of his children get married, to travel and to enjoy life because of three ...


Johnstown man uses Lego to help him with aftermath of liver transplant - 10TV
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 00:40:11 GMT

Johnstown man uses Lego to help him with aftermath of liver transplant  10TV

One year after receiving a liver transplant, Brian Lensink encourages everyone to register to be an organ, eye and tissue donor.


3-year-old boy rejecting transplant heart, needs another one - CityNews Calgary
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 00:46:12 GMT

3-year-old boy rejecting transplant heart, needs another one  CityNews Calgary

An Edmonton mother says her three-year-old son wouldn't be alive today if it wasn't for the help of a donor heart. After two years, the boy's body is rejecting his ...


The U.S. organ transplant system is broken. But the latest fix will make it worse. - The Washington Post
Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The U.S. organ transplant system is broken. But the latest fix will make it worse.  The Washington Post

Access to organ transplants is a broken system in the United States — and everyone involved knows it. If you need a lifesaving transplant, your hopes depend ...


Chanel Lewis Faces Sentencing In 2016 Murder Of Queens Jogger Karina Vetrano - CBS New York
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 23:35:03 GMT

Chanel Lewis Faces Sentencing In 2016 Murder Of Queens Jogger Karina Vetrano  CBS New York

On Monday, Megan Erickson met 66-year-old Robert Pascarelli, a retired police officer from Connecticut who received Erickson's late husband John's heart.


Louisville firm gets $100M to help transplant patients stop taking meds - Courier Journal
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:34:00 GMT

Louisville firm gets $100M to help transplant patients stop taking meds  Courier Journal

Talaris Therapeutics is working on a therapy pioneered at the University of Louisville that could help transplant patients avoid immunosuppressants.


First living HIV-positive donor provides kidney for transplant in medical breakthrough - The Washington Post
Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

First living HIV-positive donor provides kidney for transplant in medical breakthrough  The Washington Post

Surgeons at Johns Hopkins Hospital have transplanted a kidney from a living HIV-positive donor to an HIV-positive recipient, a medical breakthrough they hope ...


Texoma's 'Lazarus': Man shares story of being brought back to life during liver transplant - KXII-TV
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 00:30:28 GMT

Texoma's 'Lazarus': Man shares story of being brought back to life during liver transplant  KXII-TV

A Texoma man is thankful on this Easter Sunday. Nurses called him Lazarus, after they say he died, came back to life, then lived 18 hours without a liver.


World's First HIV-to-HIV Kidney Transplant with Living Donor Performed Successfully - Scientific American
Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

World's First HIV-to-HIV Kidney Transplant with Living Donor Performed Successfully  Scientific American

The world's first kidney transplant from a living HIV-positive donor to another HIV-positive person was successfully performed Monday by doctors at a Johns ...


Organ transplant device maker TransMedics sets terms for $75 million IPO - Nasdaq
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 13:18:00 GMT

Organ transplant device maker TransMedics sets terms for $75 million IPO  Nasdaq

TransMedics, a medical device company that provides a system for organ transplants, announced terms for its IPO on Monday. The Andover, MA-based.


Local researchers celebrate medical breakthrough in post-transplant care - WDRB
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 21:08:00 GMT

Local researchers celebrate medical breakthrough in post-transplant care  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A group of local researchers plan to use a $100 million Series A financing to advance their proprietary allogenic cell therapy.


Living Transplant Donors Need Long-Term Monitoring, Too - UCSF News Services
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Living Transplant Donors Need Long-Term Monitoring, Too  UCSF News Services

While organ transplant recipients receive continual care as the end-stage treatment to their condition, attention also should be given to living donors, who can ...


Becoming a living donor can save and change lives - WRTV Indianapolis
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:48:00 GMT

Becoming a living donor can save and change lives  WRTV Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS — There are more than 100,000 Americans on the transplant waiting list and almost 85 percent of the people on that list are waiting for a kidney.


After 2 years of waiting, man receives life saving heart transplant - 13WHAM-TV
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 23:19:00 GMT

After 2 years of waiting, man receives life saving heart transplant  13WHAM-TV

Rochester, N. Y. (WHAM) - April is organ donation month. Nearly 10000 people are waiting for life saving organs in New York. For one Rochester man, time was ...


Loma Linda Hospital ‘Effecively Cures’ Girl Using Stem Cells Transplanted from Dad, Report Says - Sickle Cell Anemia News
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Loma Linda Hospital ‘Effecively Cures’ Girl Using Stem Cells Transplanted from Dad, Report Says  Sickle Cell Anemia News

Clinicians at the Loma Linda University Children's Hospital successfully performed that institute's first stem cell transplant, and report having “effectively cured” a ...


Radiation dose and cancer risk after bone marrow transplant - Fred Hutch News Service
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 23:00:07 GMT

Radiation dose and cancer risk after bone marrow transplant  Fred Hutch News Service

A new study draws a striking link between the intensity of radiation that patients receive before a bone marrow transplant and their risk of developing a new ...


Head transplant doctors Xiaoping Ren and Sergio Canavero claim spinal cord progress - USA TODAY
Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Head transplant doctors Xiaoping Ren and Sergio Canavero claim spinal cord progress  USA TODAY

Surgeons who wanted to perform the world's first human head transplant claim progress with 'irreversible' spinal cord injuries.


Mother and daughter celebrate 'birthdays' after life-changing lung transplant - WHAS11.com
Sun, 21 Apr 2019 18:43:00 GMT

Mother and daughter celebrate 'birthdays' after life-changing lung transplant  WHAS11.com

Seven years ago, Eva Breeding was at 17 percent lung capacity when she got a call for a new pair of lungs on her daughters birthday. Now they celebrate their ...


Nearly 1 in 5 waiting for liver transplant won't get it – but that could change - WSB Atlanta
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Nearly 1 in 5 waiting for liver transplant won't get it – but that could change  WSB Atlanta

Nearly 1 in 5 people waiting for a liver transplant won't get it – but a clinical trial at Piedmont Hospital could change that.


Marcus Albers, 5-month-old Wisconsin boy waiting for lifesaving liver transplant, dies - KGO-TV
Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Marcus Albers, 5-month-old Wisconsin boy waiting for lifesaving liver transplant, dies  KGO-TV

A 5-month-old boy from southern Wisconsin who needed a liver transplant to save his life has died.


Transplant recipients give thanks | News, Sports, Jobs - The Steubenville Herald-Star
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:34:33 GMT

Transplant recipients give thanks | News, Sports, Jobs  The Steubenville Herald-Star

WEIRTON — Gary Cunningham was just a normal guy living a normal life, but he had a cough and shortness of breath that he just couldn't shake, he told an ...


Kidney transplant a local miracle - Bluffton Today
Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:01:00 GMT

Kidney transplant a local miracle  Bluffton Today

To watch Caroline Welsh and Suzi Oliver together giggling and swapping stories, a bystander might think they have known each other all their lives.Truth is, the ...


Mansfield woman seeks help in funding rare transplant surgery in Mexico - Richland Source
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 15:00:00 GMT

Mansfield woman seeks help in funding rare transplant surgery in Mexico  Richland Source

MANSFIELD -- Eight years ago, Mansfield's Jessica Berry felt an itch on the bottom of her left foot. Today, she suffers from two rare diseases, which at times ...


Okotoks toddler back home after surviving rare multiple-organ transplant - Global News
Sun, 21 Apr 2019 01:32:00 GMT

Okotoks toddler back home after surviving rare multiple-organ transplant  Global News

WATCH: An 18-month-old girl from Okotoks is back home after surviving a rare and complicated organ transplant surgery in Edmonton. As Carolyn Kury de ...


Campbellford couple hope transplant will end woman's MS nightmare - northumberlandnews.com
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 10:00:20 GMT

Campbellford couple hope transplant will end woman's MS nightmare  northumberlandnews.com

Campbellford – Life has grown steadily worse for Allison Edwards since multiple sclerosis took it over.


Fecal transplants could help patients on cancer immunotherapy drugs - Science Magazine
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Fecal transplants could help patients on cancer immunotherapy drugs  Science Magazine

ATLANTA—Oncologists deploy an array of strategies to stop cancer, from chemotherapy to radiation to drugs that boost the body's immune defenses. Now ...


Crohn's disease: Mother needs rare multi-organ transplant - BBC News
Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Crohn's disease: Mother needs rare multi-organ transplant  BBC News

A woman waiting for a rare multi-organ transplant has said all she wants is to lead a normal life and eat a proper meal. Michelle Oddy, 43, was diagnosed with ...


Safe to transplant hepatitis C-infected hearts, lungs, study finds - Fox News
Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Safe to transplant hepatitis C-infected hearts, lungs, study finds  Fox News

Doctors can safely transplant hepatitis C-infected lungs and hearts into people desperate for a new organ, say researchers who may have found a way to protect ...


Spokane oncologist performs 300th life-changing transplant procedure since 2005 - KXLY Spokane
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 01:57:00 GMT

Spokane oncologist performs 300th life-changing transplant procedure since 2005  KXLY Spokane

A Spokane oncologist that has saved hundreds of lives, marked a special milestone Monday, as he performed his 300th procedure. It's called autologous bone ...


Diagnostics Companies Battle Over Game-Changing Transplant Tests | The Recorder - Law.com
Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Diagnostics Companies Battle Over Game-Changing Transplant Tests | The Recorder  Law.com

CareDx Inc. has been on a big run. Over the last year, the molecular diagnostics company has seen its stock price quintuple, yielding a $1.5 billion market cap.


Sapulpa Business Holds Fundraiser for Officer in Need of Liver Transplant - News On 6
Sun, 21 Apr 2019 02:47:00 GMT

Sapulpa Business Holds Fundraiser for Officer in Need of Liver Transplant  News On 6

SAPULPA, Oklahoma - The community is stepping up to help a Sapulpa police officer in need of a liver transplant. Captain Glenn Coffey, who has worked at the ...


Errant text message leads to unconventional love and a kidney transplant - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 17:35:00 GMT

Errant text message leads to unconventional love and a kidney transplant  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Thank you," says Kasey Bergh as she kisses her husband Henry Glendening goodbye in the preoperative area before he donates a kidney to her at ...


Amid new government scrutiny, St. Luke’s drops appeal to keep heart transplant funding - Houston Chronicle
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Amid new government scrutiny, St. Luke’s drops appeal to keep heart transplant funding  Houston Chronicle

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center has dropped its appeal of the government's decision to cut off Medicare funding for its embattled heart transplant program.


Matteson heart transplant recipient will share her story at Alsip Library organ donor event - Chicago Tribune
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Matteson heart transplant recipient will share her story at Alsip Library organ donor event  Chicago Tribune

In the fall of 2017, Nikia Robinson received a new heart. On April 11, the Matteson resident will share her story.


Corneal Transplants Effective for Shingles-Related Complications - Michigan Medicine
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:00:00 GMT

Corneal Transplants Effective for Shingles-Related Complications  Michigan Medicine

Corneal transplants are an effective treatment for complications of shingles, which can reduce vision to legal blindness if the painful rash spreads to the eye.


Study: Fecal transplant helps kids with autism - Newsday
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 23:20:00 GMT

Study: Fecal transplant helps kids with autism  Newsday

In the first published example of how the gut may play a role in autism, scientists have found that a “fecal transplant” helped to substantially improve behavior ...


Meet Rebecca King, kidney transplant recipient, who urges people to opt for organ donation - YourErie
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 22:24:00 GMT

Meet Rebecca King, kidney transplant recipient, who urges people to opt for organ donation  YourErie

There approximately 100000 people on the kidney transplant waiting list and many people wait more than 5-10 years for a kidney from a deceased donor.


First birth after robot-assisted uterus transplant - Science Daily
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 13:53:07 GMT

First birth after robot-assisted uterus transplant  Science Daily

A boy 48 centimeters long, weighing 2900 grams, is the first baby born after the technological shift on uterine transplantation. The birth, with the planned ...


Greer dad celebrates SC organ donor registry after an 'amazing gift' of lung transplant - Greenville News
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:35:00 GMT

Greer dad celebrates SC organ donor registry after an 'amazing gift' of lung transplant  Greenville News

Greer father of four saved by lung transplant marks anniversary of SC donor registry in state capital.


VCU honors local transplant patients and donors - 8News
Sun, 07 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

VCU honors local transplant patients and donors  8News

April is Donate Life Month. To honor local transplant patients, VCU Health Hume-Lee Transplant Center and Pauley Heart Center hosted a reception for patients ...


Local man with cystic fibrosis panhandles for lung transplant - Idaho News
Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Local man with cystic fibrosis panhandles for lung transplant  Idaho News

At the corner of Ustick and Cleveland Boulevard in Caldwell, you may have seen this man. Standing with just an oxygen tank, and a sign. It reads, "I need a lung ...


First Birth After Robot-Assisted Uterine Transplant - Science Times
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 02:14:00 GMT

First Birth After Robot-Assisted Uterine Transplant  Science Times

A boy 48 centimeters long, weighing 2900 grams, is the first baby born after the technological shift on uterine transplantation.


Husband And Wife Celebrate One Year Since Liver Transplant - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Thu, 11 Apr 2019 21:01:54 GMT

Husband And Wife Celebrate One Year Since Liver Transplant  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

More than 100000 men, women and children are waiting for lifesaving organs. The wait can take years, but doctors are sending out an important message: your ...


Liver Frailty Index could identify cirrhosis patients at highest risk of death while waiting for transplants - National Institute on Aging
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:00:00 GMT

Liver Frailty Index could identify cirrhosis patients at highest risk of death while waiting for transplants  National Institute on Aging

A new way to measure physical frailty in people with cirrhosis of the liver seeks to better identify patients who are most at risk of dying while waiting for a ...


Gonzalo needs a kidney--but he can't get one, because he's undocumented - KUOW News and Information
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 23:27:28 GMT

Gonzalo needs a kidney--but he can't get one, because he's undocumented  KUOW News and Information

It was noon, and Gonzalo was lying down when I arrived at his apartment in south King County. His wife Ricarda walked down a long, dark hallway to get him.


Talaris relaunches in Boston with $100M for organ transplant drug replacement - Boston Business Journal
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 10:10:00 GMT

Talaris relaunches in Boston with $100M for organ transplant drug replacement  Boston Business Journal

The newly retooled company will use the money to develop a stem cell treatment that could permanently replace the immuno-supressing drugs people who ...


Central Iowa Man Awaiting Kidney Transplant for the Second Time - WHO TV Des Moines
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 13:45:00 GMT

Central Iowa Man Awaiting Kidney Transplant for the Second Time  WHO TV Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa -- There are close to 600 Iowans on the state's organ transplant list and the majority of them need a kidney. The list is long and the wait to get ...


Florida Democrat says medical pot use keeps patients off organ transplant list - PolitiFact
Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Florida Democrat says medical pot use keeps patients off organ transplant list  PolitiFact

As the Florida Legislature moved to end the ban on smoking medical marijuana, a Broward Democrat said that patients awaiting transplants face discrimination ...


Organ Transplant Disability Bias Gets Second Look Under Trump - Bloomberg Law
Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Organ Transplant Disability Bias Gets Second Look Under Trump  Bloomberg Law

The first time Paul Corby got an organ transplant evaluation, his mother Karen Corby could tell the doctor had already decided not to put him on the donor wait ...


Well-known local businessman dies following Asbury crash after life-extending transplant - telegraphherald.com
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 06:00:00 GMT

Well-known local businessman dies following Asbury crash after life-extending transplant  telegraphherald.com

ASBURY, Iowa — A prominent local businessman who received a life-saving organ donation last year died this weekend following a single-vehicle crash near ...


Joining together a liver transplant recipient and his donor's wife - KHON2
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 06:53:00 GMT

Joining together a liver transplant recipient and his donor's wife  KHON2

In an earlier segment, KHON2 spoke with the Director of the Liver Transplant Center at Queen's Medical Center.


Sickle cell patient cured through Children's Hospital's first stem cell transplant - Loma Linda University Health
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Sickle cell patient cured through Children's Hospital's first stem cell transplant  Loma Linda University Health

Doctors at Loma Linda University Children's Hospital recently conducted the institution's first stem cell transplant in a sickle cell disease patient, effectively curing ...


Documentary weighs the life and times of transplant pioneer Thomas Starzl - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Documentary weighs the life and times of transplant pioneer Thomas Starzl  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Two years after the death of Thomas Starzl, the pioneering organ transplant surgeon, Pittsburghers have a chance to see a new documentary film that pulls ...


Year after heart transplant, 26-year-old Midlothian woman embraces second chance at life - Richmond.com
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Year after heart transplant, 26-year-old Midlothian woman embraces second chance at life  Richmond.com

Amber Eck woke up in the intensive care unit at Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital in May 2015 with a tube down her throat, a battery-operated heart pump in her.


DONATE LIFE: Reporter Dustin Cuzick waits for life-saving transplant - KKTV 11 News
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 22:53:51 GMT

DONATE LIFE: Reporter Dustin Cuzick waits for life-saving transplant  KKTV 11 News

April is Donate Life Month, and it hits close to home for our KKTV 11 News family.


Autism symptoms reduced nearly 50 percent two years after fecal transplant - Science Daily
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Autism symptoms reduced nearly 50 percent two years after fecal transplant  Science Daily

In a new study, researchers demonstrate long-term beneficial effects for children diagnosed with ASD through a revolutionary fecal transplant technique known ...


What a New Facility Means for the Southwest Transplant Alliance - D Magazine
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 19:41:34 GMT

What a New Facility Means for the Southwest Transplant Alliance  D Magazine

When architect Matt McDonald found out he couldn't donate a kidney to his father, he was devastated. McDonald's father had lingered on the kidney transplant ...


International conference on organ transplant concludes - Himalayan Times
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 05:34:10 GMT

International conference on organ transplant concludes  Himalayan Times

Kathmandu, April 22. The first International Organ Transplant Conference-2019 concluded here today. The conference was organised jointly by Shahid Dharma ...


Bone Marrow Transplant for Autoimmune Disease: Ready for Prime Time? - MedPage Today
Mon, 08 Apr 2019 15:30:00 GMT

Bone Marrow Transplant for Autoimmune Disease: Ready for Prime Time?  MedPage Today

CHICAGO -- Rheumatologists need to take another look at bone marrow transplant as a treatment for refractory autoimmune diseases, a Johns Hopkins ...


Man Set to Undergo World's First Head Transplant Backs Out After Finding Love and Becoming a Dad - PEOPLE.com
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Man Set to Undergo World's First Head Transplant Backs Out After Finding Love and Becoming a Dad  PEOPLE.com

Dr. Sergio Canavero was going to attempt to fuse 33-year-old Valery Spiridonov's head onto the spinal cord of another body, despite criticism from the medical ...


Vancouver man needs kidney transplant to avoid dialysis - The Columbian
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 13:00:00 GMT

Vancouver man needs kidney transplant to avoid dialysis  The Columbian

It took about eight years for Ahsan Mir to acknowledge he needed help.


Denton resident writes book about her double lung transplant - Denton Record Chronicle
Sun, 07 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Denton resident writes book about her double lung transplant  Denton Record Chronicle

Lia Young couldn't seem to shake her recurring pneumonia.


Local double-lung transplant recipient shares story to encourage organ donation - 13abc Action News
Mon, 08 Apr 2019 21:52:47 GMT

Local double-lung transplant recipient shares story to encourage organ donation  13abc Action News

About 20 Americans die every day waiting for an organ transplant.


9-year-old from Greenwood gets miracle kidney transplant - WTHR
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 21:54:39 GMT

9-year-old from Greenwood gets miracle kidney transplant  WTHR

A 9-year-old Greenwood girl needed a kidney transplant. She needed a miracle and turns out, she actually got two of them.


Minnesota population sees boost from immigrants, out-of-state... - Duluth News Tribune
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:53:00 GMT

Minnesota population sees boost from immigrants, out-of-state...  Duluth News Tribune

For the second year in a row, Minnesota attracted new residents from other states in 2018 and immigration continued to play an important role in the state's ...


Organ transplants turn four strangers into family - KRQE News 13
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Organ transplants turn four strangers into family  KRQE News 13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Four New Mexicans who have been deeply impacted by organ donation are now making it their mission to help others get the ...


Study: Autism Improvements From Fecal Transplant - KJZZ
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Study: Autism Improvements From Fecal Transplant  KJZZ

Doctors have used gut microbes from fecal matter transplants to treat bacterial superbugs like C. diff. Now, a new study suggests they could also help improve ...


11-year-old heart transplant recipient on road to recovery - Toledo Blade
Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

11-year-old heart transplant recipient on road to recovery  Toledo Blade

The late March trip to Florida was more than a quick escape of a long winter for the Hajjar family. When 11-year-old Rose, now four months removed from a heart ...


Rick Arnold grateful for life after kidney transplant - The Augusta Chronicle
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rick Arnold grateful for life after kidney transplant  The Augusta Chronicle

Rick Arnold has a new lease on life after a kidney transplant just before Christmas.That's why he wants to raise awareness about the importance of being organ ...


Georgia mom's transplant journey to save daughter inspires new mission - Fox 35 Orlando
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 01:22:56 GMT

Georgia mom's transplant journey to save daughter inspires new mission  Fox 35 Orlando

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta liver specialist Dr. Saul Karpen remembers feeling Julia Navarro's tiny abdomen and knowing what she and her parents were ...


San Antonio organ donors honored amid jump in transplants - San Antonio Express-News
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

San Antonio organ donors honored amid jump in transplants  San Antonio Express-News

University Hospital's 'Life Saving Tree' lists the names of living organ donors.


China Executes Prisoners For Organ Transplants - Medical Daily
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 09:20:54 GMT

China Executes Prisoners For Organ Transplants  Medical Daily

A report revealed that China possibly continues executing Falun Gong prisoners to use their organs for transplants.


HCV+ Donors: Promising Option in Heart, Lung Transplants - MedPage Today
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

HCV+ Donors: Promising Option in Heart, Lung Transplants  MedPage Today

A small group of patients who received heart or lung transplants from donors with hepatitis C infection had both graft survival and undetectable hepatitis C viral ...


New Kidney Transplant Clinic opens at UPMC Williamsport | News, Sports, Jobs - Lock Haven Express
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 06:31:44 GMT

New Kidney Transplant Clinic opens at UPMC Williamsport | News, Sports, Jobs  Lock Haven Express

From staff reports WILLIAMSPORT— Close to 26 million people in the United States suffer from kidney disease and over 100000 are on the waiting list for.


Madison assistant coach Rob Siwek just happy to be on the field after kidney transplant - Mansfield News Journal
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 14:00:00 GMT

Madison assistant coach Rob Siwek just happy to be on the field after kidney transplant  Mansfield News Journal

MADISON TOWNSHIP - Absolutely nothing can keep Madison assistant coach Rob Siwek away from the baseball field. He just loves the game too much.


Yale study evaluates racial disparity in kidney transplants - Yale Daily News
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 06:01:58 GMT

Yale study evaluates racial disparity in kidney transplants  Yale Daily News

Kelly Zhou. More than 100,000 people in the United States currently await a kidney transplant, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.


Are you a match? Baby boy desperately needs partial liver transplant - Atlanta Journal Constitution
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Are you a match? Baby boy desperately needs partial liver transplant  Atlanta Journal Constitution

If you are under 40, weigh less than 150 pounds and have Type O blood, you may be able to save the life of 5-month-old Marcus Albers of Waukesha, ...


Professional bowler, double-lung transplant recipient fatally injured in Iowa crash - Sand Hills Express
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 14:45:24 GMT

Professional bowler, double-lung transplant recipient fatally injured in Iowa crash  Sand Hills Express

David Williams Jr., a professional bowler from Omaha, was fatally injured in a single-vehicle crash in southeast Iowa on Thursday, authorities said.


Hematopoietic Stem Cells Transplantation (HSCT) 2019 Global Market Outlook,Research,Trends and Forecast to 2023 | - Medgadget
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 14:44:11 GMT

Hematopoietic Stem Cells Transplantation (HSCT) 2019 Global Market Outlook,Research,Trends and Forecast to 2023 |  Medgadget

WiseGuyReports.Com Publish a New Market Research Report On –“ Hematopoietic Stem Cells Transplantation (HSCT) 2019 Global Market Outlook,Research ...


First Child is Born After Robot-Assisted Uterine Transplant - DocWire News
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

First Child is Born After Robot-Assisted Uterine Transplant  DocWire News

This week, a baby was born after the world's first successful robot-assisted uterine transplantation. The birth was achieved via planned cesarean section and all ...


Being transplanted into a support group changed her life - Loma Linda University Health
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Being transplanted into a support group changed her life  Loma Linda University Health

Kyle Carran is alive today thanks to an organ transplant support group in her hometown of Las Vegas run by Loma Linda University Health.


Best Friends Recovering Together After Kidney Transplant - WHO TV Des Moines
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:25:00 GMT

Best Friends Recovering Together After Kidney Transplant  WHO TV Des Moines

PELLA, Iowa -- When Scott Stephens' health began to fail, his best friend stood by his side. Six weeks ago, Stephens and Aaron Eversaul underwent a kidney ...


Extraordinary gift links two strangers for life, after anonymous living donor transplant - USC News
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:24:16 GMT

Extraordinary gift links two strangers for life, after anonymous living donor transplant  USC News

He gave her a portion of his liver. They prepared for surgery in the same ward and started their recoveries in the same wing, but they didn't see each other or ...


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