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Erika Zak, mom who inspired millions in her fight to get a liver, dies at 39 - CNN
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 23:29:00 GMT

Erika Zak, mom who inspired millions in her fight to get a liver, dies at 39  CNN

Erika Zak, the mother who inspired millions through her resilience to fight for a liver transplant, died early Friday during surgery, her husband, Scott Powers, told ...


Heart transplants at Jewish Hospital: KentuckyOne says now they may continue - Courier Journal
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 20:20:00 GMT

Heart transplants at Jewish Hospital: KentuckyOne says now they may continue  Courier Journal

After the U of L deal, KentuckyOne Health says it's backing off plans to place the heart transplant program at Jewish Hospital on inactive status.


W.Va. has lowest number of organ transplant candidates - Times-West Virginian
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 05:45:00 GMT

W.Va. has lowest number of organ transplant candidates  Times-West Virginian

Scientists call organ donations a “social necessity” for a reason.


After Closure Announcement, Jewish Hospital Heart Transplant Program Will Stay Open - 89.3 WFPL News Louisville
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 21:14:06 GMT

After Closure Announcement, Jewish Hospital Heart Transplant Program Will Stay Open  89.3 WFPL News Louisville

Jewish Hospital will keep its heart transplant program, KentuckyOne Health and the University of Louisville Hospital announced Friday afternoon. Jewish ...


Single organ transplant saves two people - Hurriyet Daily News
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 08:46:39 GMT

Single organ transplant saves two people  Hurriyet Daily News

Two patients with organ deficiency clung to life with the same donated organ in Istanbul.


Kalytera's Cannabidiol Halts Graft-Versus-Host-Disease Post-transplant - Myeloma Research News
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:47:00 GMT

Kalytera's Cannabidiol Halts Graft-Versus-Host-Disease Post-transplant  Myeloma Research News

Kalytera's cannabidiol compound efficiently prevents graft-versus-host disease in patients receiving bone marrow transplants from matched unrelated donors.


'God blessed me with a kidney': Prattville woman who donated to son in 1982 gets transplant - Montgomery Advertiser
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 16:00:00 GMT

'God blessed me with a kidney': Prattville woman who donated to son in 1982 gets transplant  Montgomery Advertiser

Betty Clark is recovering from surgery at home; her own donation pushed her to top of transplant list when she needed a kidney.


Transplant breakthrough: Pig-to-human heart transplants possible ‘within three years’ - Express.co.uk
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 11:09:00 GMT

Transplant breakthrough: Pig-to-human heart transplants possible ‘within three years’  Express.co.uk

SCIENTISTS could be just three years away from a major medical breakthrough which would see them transfer pig hearts into humans in a bid to beat the global ...


Jewish Hospital plans to continue heart transplant program - WLKY Louisville
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 04:03:00 GMT

Jewish Hospital plans to continue heart transplant program  WLKY Louisville

Jewish Hospital has cancelled its plan to suspend a decades-old heart transplant program. KentuckyOne Health and the University of Louisville announced ...


Jewish Hospital cancels plans to suspend heart transplant program - WDRB
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 01:53:00 GMT

Jewish Hospital cancels plans to suspend heart transplant program  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Jewish Hospital has canceled its plans to suspend its heart transplant program. A news release that came Friday afternoon ...


CareDx Gets Medicare Draft Coverage Decision for Heart Transplant Rejection Test - Clinical OMICs News
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 10:25:00 GMT

CareDx Gets Medicare Draft Coverage Decision for Heart Transplant Rejection Test  Clinical OMICs News

Non-invasive diagnostics maker CareDx, which focuses on early detection of organ rejection in kidney and heart transplant patients, announced its blood-based ...


In Florida lab, donated lungs will be kept breathing for possible transplants - Gainesville Sun
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 16:01:00 GMT

In Florida lab, donated lungs will be kept breathing for possible transplants  Gainesville Sun

The Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville is working with a biotech company to keep donated lungs healthy long enough for doctors to decide if they're suitable for ...


From rejection to renewal: the future of organ transplants - Financial Times
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 10:04:00 GMT

From rejection to renewal: the future of organ transplants  Financial Times

“Although I was well aware of the time ticking away throughout the procedure — everyone was — I could only continue to work carefully and systematically and, ...


Lung cell transplant boosts healing after the flu - Penn: Office of University Communications
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 12:00:00 GMT

Lung cell transplant boosts healing after the flu  Penn: Office of University Communications

A serious case of the flu can cause lasting damage to the lungs. In a study in mice, researchers found that transplanting cells from the lungs of healthy animals ...


Cape Coral man needing kidney transplant hoping for state Medicaid expansion - Wink News
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 19:52:00 GMT

Cape Coral man needing kidney transplant hoping for state Medicaid expansion  Wink News

Waiting for a kidney transplant can be agonizing and painful. The process is supposed to be getting easier, but that's not the case here in Florida. A map from the ...


Options When Transplant Has Failed in Patients With Hodgkin Lymphoma - MedPage Today
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 17:02:11 GMT

Options When Transplant Has Failed in Patients With Hodgkin Lymphoma  MedPage Today

At the recent 2019 ASCO annual meeting in Chicago, Anne Beaven, MD, of UNC Health Care in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, sat down with MedPage Today to ...


Jewish Hospital cancels planned suspension of Heart Transplant Program - WAVE 3
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 21:31:00 GMT

Jewish Hospital cancels planned suspension of Heart Transplant Program  WAVE 3

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - KentuckyOne Health and the University of Louisville are working together to maintain the heart transplant program at Jewish Hospital ...


'She's dying': Portland mom who survived cancer has been waiting 15 months for liver transplant - KGW.com
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 05:33:00 GMT

'She's dying': Portland mom who survived cancer has been waiting 15 months for liver transplant  KGW.com

PORTLAND, Ore. — A Portland mom is in the fight for her life as she waits for a liver transplant. Erika Zak survived cancer, fought her insurance company to get ...


'Mommy can't do this for much longer': Waiting for a liver transplant, she prepares her family for the worst - CNN
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 00:33:00 GMT

'Mommy can't do this for much longer': Waiting for a liver transplant, she prepares her family for the worst  CNN

Erika Zak, the mom dying of liver failure whose story last year went viral, has decided to speak up in one last attempt to save her life. Her condition is ...


New Mayo Clinic Building To House Life-Saving Lung Transplant Technology, Innovation Hub - WJCT NEWS
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 05:15:49 GMT

New Mayo Clinic Building To House Life-Saving Lung Transplant Technology, Innovation Hub  WJCT NEWS

Thursday marks the grand opening of Mayo Clinic's new Discovery and Innovation Building, home to a pioneering technology that will increase the number of.


Easton community rallies to help find transplant for coach in need of kidney donor - 69News WFMZ-TV
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 22:32:00 GMT

Easton community rallies to help find transplant for coach in need of kidney donor  69News WFMZ-TV

The clock is ticking to help Easton Middle School football coach Jeff Zimmerman.


Researchers remove the need for anti-rejection drugs in transplant recipients - Medical Xpress
Fri, 02 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Researchers remove the need for anti-rejection drugs in transplant recipients  Medical Xpress

For decades, immunologists have been trying to train the transplant recipient's immune system to accept transplanted cells and organs without the long-term use ...


This 7-year-old had a chance to take a trip to Disney World. Instead, he chose to meet his bone marrow donor - WTKR News 3
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 21:08:00 GMT

This 7-year-old had a chance to take a trip to Disney World. Instead, he chose to meet his bone marrow donor  WTKR News 3

Six years after a stranger gave him bone marrow for a transplant, Gabriel Smith, 7, is getting the chance to meet his donor. But to make it happen, Gabriel had to ...


Pig to human heart transplants 'possible within three years' - The Guardian
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 08:52:00 GMT

Pig to human heart transplants 'possible within three years'  The Guardian

Adapted pig hearts could be transplanted into patients within three years, according to a report citing the surgeon who pioneered heart transplantation in the UK.


Papworth marks first 'successful' UK heart transplant - BBC News
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 23:10:02 GMT

Papworth marks first 'successful' UK heart transplant  BBC News

Keith Castle was the first UK heart recipient to live for more than five years afterwards.


Iran come third at World Transplant Games 2019 - Tehran Times
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 11:24:08 GMT

Iran come third at World Transplant Games 2019  Tehran Times

TEHRAN – Iran delegation finished in third place at the 2019 World Transplant Games.


Kidney transplants covered by Medicaid increased in states after Medicaid expansion - Healthcare Finance News
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 19:11:30 GMT

Kidney transplants covered by Medicaid increased in states after Medicaid expansion  Healthcare Finance News

Preemptive kidney transplants covered by Medicaid have shown much greater increases in expansion states.


Rare organ transplant gives 24-year-old new life - The Hindu
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 20:35:50 GMT

Rare organ transplant gives 24-year-old new life  The Hindu

Organ donation has given a new lease of life to a 24-year-old pharmacy student suffering from congenital heart disease. The patient, Akshara Aher, underwent a ...


New Clues on Stem Cell Transplant Rejection Revealed in Study - UCSF News Services
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 15:14:00 GMT

New Clues on Stem Cell Transplant Rejection Revealed in Study  UCSF News Services

Study shows that the adult-to-iPSC conversion process can mutate DNA found in mitochondria, causing mice and humans to reject iPSCs, and stem cell ...


Dr. John Hansen, Who Made Marrow Transplants Safer, Dies at 76 - The New York Times
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Dr. John Hansen, Who Made Marrow Transplants Safer, Dies at 76  The New York Times

Dr. John A. Hansen, an immunologist whose pioneering research made bone marrow transplants safer and vastly expanded the pool of potential donors to ...


Mother desperately seeking liver transplant for her 4-month-old baby in the North Bay - KTVU San Francisco
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 22:22:00 GMT

Mother desperately seeking liver transplant for her 4-month-old baby in the North Bay  KTVU San Francisco

From the very start of his life, Kingston MacFarland couldn't seem to gain weight.


HCV+ Hearts OK for Transplant With Preop DAAs - MedPage Today
Wed, 31 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

HCV+ Hearts OK for Transplant With Preop DAAs  MedPage Today

Antiviral therapy for heart transplant patients begun prior to receiving organs from hepatitis C virus (HCV) infected donors resulted in timelier transplantation, ...


Illinois Boy, 7, Gives up Chance to Visit Disney World to Meet Bone Marrow Donor Who Saved His Life - KTLA Los Angeles
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 16:11:00 GMT

Illinois Boy, 7, Gives up Chance to Visit Disney World to Meet Bone Marrow Donor Who Saved His Life  KTLA Los Angeles

Six years after a stranger gave him bone marrow for a transplant, Gabriel Smith, 7, is getting the chance to meet his donor. But to make it happen, Gabriel had to ...


After a rare lung-heart transplant, Camille Frede has become a competitive cyclist - ESPN
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 15:04:25 GMT

After a rare lung-heart transplant, Camille Frede has become a competitive cyclist  ESPN

When Camille Frede was a child, she was told she had only three years to live. But a lung-heart transplant saved her life -- and even enabled her to race at this ...


Screening Transplant Recipients for Genital Tract Dysplasia - Medscape
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 20:01:33 GMT

Screening Transplant Recipients for Genital Tract Dysplasia  Medscape

In women with solid organ transplants, the risk for HPV, and thus genital tract dysplasia, is increased.


Giving koalas faecal transplants could help them adapt to a new diet - New Scientist News
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:42:49 GMT

Giving koalas faecal transplants could help them adapt to a new diet  New Scientist News

Faecal transplants could help koalas to change diet. The finding could be used to help the animals adapt to habitat loss.


A Millennial Transplant Tries to Commute in San Antonio - Rivard Report
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 17:00:49 GMT

A Millennial Transplant Tries to Commute in San Antonio  Rivard Report

Commuting in a non-bike-friendly city made me realize that bike-friendly infrastructure will play a key factor in where I choose to live in the future.


Stories of those awaiting transplants - Butler Eagle
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 13:04:47 GMT

Stories of those awaiting transplants  Butler Eagle

An article addressing the need for transplants or blood transfusions in Butler County, with input from medical professionals and local patients.


Opinion: Develop Organoids, Not Chimeras, for Transplantation - The Scientist
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:35:49 GMT

Opinion: Develop Organoids, Not Chimeras, for Transplantation  The Scientist

Scientists are devising human-animal hybrids for harvesting human organs, but lab-derived mini-organs are a less ethically fraught solution to meeting the need ...


Journals retract 15 Chinese transplantation studies over executed prisoner concerns - The BMJ
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:13:28 GMT

Journals retract 15 Chinese transplantation studies over executed prisoner concerns  The BMJ

BMJ 2019; 366 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l5220 (Published 20 August 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l5220. Article; Related *content*; Metrics; Responses ...


Four Japanese nationals receive kidneys in suspected illegal transplants in Pakistan - The Japan Times
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:54:00 GMT

Four Japanese nationals receive kidneys in suspected illegal transplants in Pakistan  The Japan Times

At least four Japanese nationals have received illegal kidney transplant surgeries in Pakistan this year, sources close to the transplant patients said, am.


Trying not to miss a beat: Heart transplants at Jewish Hospital may survive after all - Courier Journal
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Trying not to miss a beat: Heart transplants at Jewish Hospital may survive after all  Courier Journal

The heart transplant program at Jewish Hospital may not be suspended after all, following plans by the University of Louisville to take over the financially ...


Andy Cole tears up in emotional interview as ex-Manchester United striker discusses his health struggles - talkSPORT.com
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 12:04:43 GMT

Andy Cole tears up in emotional interview as ex-Manchester United striker discusses his health struggles  talkSPORT.com

Andy Cole has described dealing with his mental and physical health as his 'toughest battle' in an eye-opening interview. The former Manchester United striker ...


Organ transplants: Why so many people are put off donating - Medical Xpress
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:45:55 GMT

Organ transplants: Why so many people are put off donating  Medical Xpress

It's well known that there's a worldwide shortage of organ donors. More than 100000 organ transplants have taken place around the world every year since 2008 ...


Waiting for a liver transplant, Oregon mother prepares her family for the worst - WLOS
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 23:34:00 GMT

Waiting for a liver transplant, Oregon mother prepares her family for the worst  WLOS

Erika Zak and her family moved across the country more than a year ago to be near the Cleveland Clinic. They wanted to be ready at a moment's notice for a ...


Cell injections could train the body to accept a transplanted organ - New Scientist News
Fri, 02 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Cell injections could train the body to accept a transplanted organ  New Scientist News

People having organ transplants in future may no longer have to take anti-rejection medicines, thanks to a technique that could make their immune system see ...


Widow angry after husband denied spot on transplant waitlist - CTV News
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 02:07:00 GMT

Widow angry after husband denied spot on transplant waitlist  CTV News

Another family is coming forward to complain about a B.C. Transplant policy, and this time it's too late to get their loved one on the waitlist – because he died ...


Transplant researchers seek to fight organ rejection in new trial for kidney patients - EurekAlert
Wed, 31 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Transplant researchers seek to fight organ rejection in new trial for kidney patients  EurekAlert

For transplant patients, organ rejection can be a serious complication. A new clinical trial at the University of Kentucky Transplant Center seeks to change how ...


This 7-Year-Old Was Offered a Trip to Disney World. Instead, He Chose to Meet His Bone Marrow Donor - WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 00:59:00 GMT

This 7-Year-Old Was Offered a Trip to Disney World. Instead, He Chose to Meet His Bone Marrow Donor  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Six years after a stranger gave him bone marrow for a transplant, Gabriel Smith, 7, is getting the chance to meet his donor. But to make it ...


CORE in charge of organ recovery, education Information about transplants and the transplant process through the - Butler Eagle
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 13:03:42 GMT

CORE in charge of organ recovery, education Information about transplants and the transplant process through the  Butler Eagle

Information about transplants and the transplant process through the Center for Organ Recovery and Education.


AlloSure for Heart Transplant Patients Receives CMS Draft Coverage - GlobeNewswire
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:48:00 GMT

AlloSure for Heart Transplant Patients Receives CMS Draft Coverage  GlobeNewswire

CareDx expands leadership with cfDNA for transplant care.


Need for anti-rejection drugs in transplant recipients - Science Daily
Mon, 05 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Need for anti-rejection drugs in transplant recipients  Science Daily

For decades, immunologists have been trying to train the transplant recipient's immune system to accept transplanted cells and organs without the long-term use ...


Kidney transplants jump under Medicaid expansion - Healthcare Dive
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 15:40:41 GMT

Kidney transplants jump under Medicaid expansion  Healthcare Dive

Medicaid expansion helped more adults receive a preemptive kidney transplant, or a transplant before needing dialysis treatment, which can be grueling and ...


Man Holds His Own Heart After Transplant Surgery - WebMD
Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Man Holds His Own Heart After Transplant Surgery  WebMD

A 68-year-old man in Texas is getting life-changing health advice straight from the heart -- literally. Lee Walden got a heart transplant at Baylor University ...


Heart transplant patient raring to ‘have a second lease on life’ - San Francisco Examiner
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Heart transplant patient raring to ‘have a second lease on life’  San Francisco Examiner

Mitch Peterson waited years for the breath he took Wednesday when he stepped out of the CMPC Van Ness campus, between Japantown and Polk Gulch ...


Vancouver widow alleges her husband was misled about liver transplant eligibility by B.C. doctors - Toronto Star
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 04:02:50 GMT

Vancouver widow alleges her husband was misled about liver transplant eligibility by B.C. doctors  Toronto Star

VANCOUVER—A Vancouver widow says her husband, who died in August while waiting out a six-month alcohol-free period to be eligible for a spot on the ...


Surrey man in need of transplant says he’s caught in life-or-death ‘catch-22’ because he’s overweight - Global News
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 01:25:00 GMT

Surrey man in need of transplant says he’s caught in life-or-death ‘catch-22’ because he’s overweight  Global News

WATCH: A Surrey man says he's caught in a "catch-22", having been taken off the lung transplant list because he's overweight. Nadia Stewart tells us why he ...


Illinois boy gives up Disney World trip to meet bone marrow donor who saved him - FOX 59 Indianapolis
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 23:37:00 GMT

Illinois boy gives up Disney World trip to meet bone marrow donor who saved him  FOX 59 Indianapolis

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Six years after a stranger gave him bone marrow for a transplant, Gabriel Smith, 7, is getting the chance to meet his donor. But to make it ...


Baby gets new heart just in time for her 1st birthday - GMA
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:50:03 GMT

Baby gets new heart just in time for her 1st birthday  GMA

Rebecca Brown received a heart transplant that saved her life.


Lung transplant recipient rebuilds bus on his road to recovery - WTHR
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:03:55 GMT

Lung transplant recipient rebuilds bus on his road to recovery  WTHR

If you are one of those who strives to be perfect in every way, you have nothing in common with the man in this story.


Fecal transplants may save Australia's koala population - New Atlas
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 00:04:23 GMT

Fecal transplants may save Australia's koala population  New Atlas

A new study led by University of Queensland researchers is suggesting fecal transplants may help koalas in Australia adapt to new habitats.


Heart Transplant Doctors Could Help More People By Accepting Obese Donors - HuffPost
Thu, 25 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Heart Transplant Doctors Could Help More People By Accepting Obese Donors  HuffPost

By Leora Yarboro and Elizabeth D. Krebs Heart disease is the top cause of death in the U.S. For some people with end-stage heart disease, a heart t...


The Transplant Waiting List Is Where Hope Goes to Die - Bloomberg
Mon, 29 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

The Transplant Waiting List Is Where Hope Goes to Die  Bloomberg

America needs more live kidney donors. A good start would be to stop penalizing them.


Portland mom, in need of liver transplant, fighting for her life - KGW.com
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 01:17:00 GMT

Portland mom, in need of liver transplant, fighting for her life  KGW.com

Erika Zak, a Portland mom, is in the fight for her life as she waits for a liver transplant. She survived cancer, fought her insurance company to get approved for the ...


Family of Bedford toddler with rare genetic disorder hopes for life-saving transplant - WSET
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 22:41:00 GMT

Family of Bedford toddler with rare genetic disorder hopes for life-saving transplant  WSET

BEDFORD, Va. (WSET) -- A local two-year-old is fighting for her life after doctors diagnosed her with a rare disease. ABC13 spoke exclusively with the little girl's ...


UW Medicine milestone: 1000 lung-transplant recipients - UW Medicine Newsroom
Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

UW Medicine milestone: 1000 lung-transplant recipients  UW Medicine Newsroom

UW Medicine's lung-transplant team, the only such providers in the Pacific Northwest, performed their 1000th transplant on July 7, 2019. Ten other U.S. ...


UC San Diego Heart Transplant Program Boasts Nation's Best Survival Rates - UC San Diego Health
Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

UC San Diego Heart Transplant Program Boasts Nation's Best Survival Rates  UC San Diego Health

The heart transplant program at UC San Diego Health has demonstrated the best one-year survival rate for patients in the United States among health care ...


Memorial award created for beloved music teacher who died shortly after heart transplant - CBC.ca
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 15:01:00 GMT

Memorial award created for beloved music teacher who died shortly after heart transplant  CBC.ca

Jamie Wilkinson, who passed away in 2017, is remembered for his dedication to his students and his sense of humour.


CMS eyes sweeping regulatory changes for organ transplant system - ModernHealthcare.com
Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

CMS eyes sweeping regulatory changes for organ transplant system  ModernHealthcare.com

The agency has asked for public comment on how the U.S. organ transplant system can work better—from the contractors who procure and distribute the organs ...


Medicaid expansion states see 66% increase in covered kidney transplants - Healio
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:28:15 GMT

Medicaid expansion states see 66% increase in covered kidney transplants  Healio

States that implemented Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act saw greater increases in covered preemptive kidney transplants than did ...


World Transplant Games get under way in North East - BBC News
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:07:42 GMT

World Transplant Games get under way in North East  BBC News

Competitors from 56 countries have travelled to north-east England for the 22nd World Transplant Games. People who have had organ or tissue transplants, and ...


Arizona man tells of surviving rare liver disease, double-lung transplant - Fox News
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Arizona man tells of surviving rare liver disease, double-lung transplant  Fox News

An Arizona man survived a rare liver disease and is sharing his story with the goal of raising awareness.


Viracor Eurofins Collaborates with Northwestern University Comprehensive Transplant Center on Specialized Kidney Transplant Diagnostic - Yahoo Finance
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 14:23:00 GMT

Viracor Eurofins Collaborates with Northwestern University Comprehensive Transplant Center on Specialized Kidney Transplant Diagnostic  Yahoo Finance

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. , Aug. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Viracor Eurofins, a leader in transplant testing, announced its research collaboration with the Northwestern ...


Liver transplants could be redundant with discovery of new liver cell - EurekAlert
Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Liver transplants could be redundant with discovery of new liver cell  EurekAlert

Researchers at King's College London have used single cell RNA sequencing to identify a type of cell that may be able to regenerate liver tissue, treating liver ...


Where Does the Fecal Transplant Industry Get its Poop? - The Crux - Discover Magazine
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Where Does the Fecal Transplant Industry Get its Poop? - The Crux  Discover Magazine

Pills containing bacteria from another person's gut can help treat microbiome imbalances. How do they harvest them? The old-fashioned way, of course.


'Verna needs a kidney': Montgomery woman's search for a transplant gets boost from strangers - Montgomery Advertiser
Mon, 12 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

'Verna needs a kidney': Montgomery woman's search for a transplant gets boost from strangers  Montgomery Advertiser

It took about six months for Verna Johnson to decide she was going to fight for her life. Diagnosed with end-stage kidney failure in December 2017 — a disease ...


Stark County News Massillon sisters in need of bone marrow transplant Courtney Shaw 10:02 PM - News 5 Cleveland
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 02:02:00 GMT

Stark County News Massillon sisters in need of bone marrow transplant Courtney Shaw 10:02 PM  News 5 Cleveland

Two sisters in Massillon are in need of a bone marrow transplant to save their lives.


Infant liver transplant successful with novel video, surgical device solution - Healio
Mon, 05 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Infant liver transplant successful with novel video, surgical device solution  Healio

A combined procedure using the Orbeye video microscope and Thunderbeat advanced energy surgical device from Olympus led to a successful liver ...


Pig hearts could be used in human transplants ‘within just three YEARS’ says surgeon who performed first ever - The Sun
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 03:02:00 GMT

Pig hearts could be used in human transplants ‘within just three YEARS’ says surgeon who performed first ever  The Sun

PIG hearts could be used for human transplants within just three YEARS, according to the surgeon who performed the first op in Britain 40 years ago.


Tri-Cities mom was on a path toward death, until this Seattle milestone transplant - Tri-City Herald
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 21:54:00 GMT

Tri-Cities mom was on a path toward death, until this Seattle milestone transplant  Tri-City Herald

Kennewick's Lindsey Decker is the 1000th person to receive a lung transplant at the UW Medical Center. She has pulmonary hypertension, or high blood ...


First child to receive a double hand transplant excels in his abilities - Fox News
Sun, 28 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

First child to receive a double hand transplant excels in his abilities  Fox News

At just 8 years old, Zion Harvey received two new hands, a surgery that has changed his life.


Chicago Boy Asks For Stem Cell Transplant As Birthday Gift - NBC Chicago
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 23:32:31 GMT

Chicago Boy Asks For Stem Cell Transplant As Birthday Gift  NBC Chicago

A 7-year-old Chicago boy with a rare disorder is asking for just one thing for his birthday—a stem cell donor that could save his life. Now, a WWE wrestling star is ...


Koalas might need fecal transplants to survive on our planet - Washington Post
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 12:00:52 GMT

Koalas might need fecal transplants to survive on our planet  Washington Post

By tweaking its microbiome, scientists may be able to help the eucalyptus-dependent koala overcome the odds stacked against it.


Poop transplants can help prematurely old mice live longer - Science Magazine
Mon, 29 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Poop transplants can help prematurely old mice live longer  Science Magazine

Some relationships are short lived, but some are for life—like the mutually beneficial partnership between a person and the trillions of bacteria in their gut. But as ...


Pre-transplantation Risks and Transplant-Techniques in Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Acute Leukaemia - The Lancet
Fri, 09 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Pre-transplantation Risks and Transplant-Techniques in Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Acute Leukaemia  The Lancet

The role of conditioning intensity and stem cell source on modifying pre-transplantation risk in allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is a ...


Lung transplant cost almost ended her life, now she's home with new lungs - CBC News
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 09:41:00 GMT

Lung transplant cost almost ended her life, now she's home with new lungs  CBC News

A Nova Scotian woman is celebrating her second chance at life after nearly choosing to die because of money. Natalie Jarvis received a double lung transplant ...


BC Transplant says misunderstanding led to liver transplant human rights case - CBC News
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 04:41:00 GMT

BC Transplant says misunderstanding led to liver transplant human rights case  CBC News

BC Transplant previous guidelines requiring patients to abstain from alcohol for six months in order to be eligible for a liver transplant were removed in May ...


View from Away: The transplant waiting list is where hope goes to die - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

View from Away: The transplant waiting list is where hope goes to die  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

For every 1000 Americans who pledge to donate their kidneys after death, only three die in a way that permits a transplant. That frees up about 14000.


'My God is Bigger': Miracles Surround Heart Transplant Recipient - CBN News
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:42:03 GMT

'My God is Bigger': Miracles Surround Heart Transplant Recipient  CBN News

Heart transplant recipient begins college trusting God to protect her as He always has.


Manchester mom recovering after successful liver transplant | Health - The Union Leader
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Manchester mom recovering after successful liver transplant | Health  The Union Leader

When the phone call that Kerry Forbush had been waiting for came, she didn't answer it.


Experience: I had a double hand transplant - The Guardian
Fri, 02 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Experience: I had a double hand transplant  The Guardian

I felt instantly that my new hands – soft, beautiful and delicate – belonged to me. I like to give them a french manicure. Corinne Hutton. Fri 2 Aug 2019 05.00 EDT ...


Study Examines Survival of SCD Patients Who Receive Kidney Transplant - Sickle Cell Anemia News
Thu, 08 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Study Examines Survival of SCD Patients Who Receive Kidney Transplant  Sickle Cell Anemia News

Survival of sickle cell disease patients (SCD) with end-stage renal disease who undergo kidney transplant is significantly lower compared to other renal disease ...


10 Inspirational pictures from the World Transplant Games - ChronicleLive
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 10:25:00 GMT

10 Inspirational pictures from the World Transplant Games  ChronicleLive

Penshaw Monument is one of the Sunderland landmark illuminated in red, white and blue to mark the start of the World Transplant Games 2019 (Image: North ...


14-year-old Peorian doing well after double lung transplant - Peoria Journal Star
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 21:32:00 GMT

14-year-old Peorian doing well after double lung transplant  Peoria Journal Star

PEORIA — Though 14-year-old Will Flynn won't be starting high school at Peoria Notre Dame this fall, on Friday afternoon he was doing something he wasn't ...


Indigenous B.C. man denied place on liver transplant list challenges alcohol abstinence rule - CBC News
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 23:58:00 GMT

Indigenous B.C. man denied place on liver transplant list challenges alcohol abstinence rule  CBC News

The Union of BC Indian Chiefs and an Indigenous man are filing a complaint at the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal challenging the legality of a policy that requires ...


Baylor College of Medicine is experimenting with AI to improve liver transplant outcomes - TMC News - Texas Medical Center News
Fri, 02 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Baylor College of Medicine is experimenting with AI to improve liver transplant outcomes - TMC News  Texas Medical Center News

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are using artificial intelligence to better match liver donors to patients waiting on a liver transplant.


Kentucky woman, 32, one of longest-surviving, infant heart-transplant recipients - WSFA
Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Kentucky woman, 32, one of longest-surviving, infant heart-transplant recipients  WSFA

When Leslie Keown was born, doctors discovered the left side of her heart hadn't formed correctly, so she became just the second person to receive a heart ...


UW Program launches first US cell-therapy trial for kidney transplant patients - WMTV
Tue, 06 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT

UW Program launches first US cell-therapy trial for kidney transplant patients  WMTV

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)-- A research team will be testing a personalized cell therapy treatment for kidney transplant patients. The UW Program for Advanced ...


UK Transplant Researchers Seek to Fight Organ Rejection in New Trial - UKNow
Wed, 31 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT

UK Transplant Researchers Seek to Fight Organ Rejection in New Trial  UKNow

For transplant patients, organ rejection can be a serious complication. A new clinical trial at the UK Transplant Center seeks to change how the body reacts to a ...


I Would Rather Die Than Have A Pig Heart Transplant - HuffPost UK
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 05:30:05 GMT

I Would Rather Die Than Have A Pig Heart Transplant  HuffPost UK

How much more can humans take from the other animals? We already take their milk and their eggs. We grab at their fur and their feathers. We exploit and take ...


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