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Boy who had heart transplant dies on first day of school - New York Post
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:14:00 GMT


New York Post

Boy who had heart transplant dies on first day of school
New York Post
GOSHEN, Ohio — A 13-year-old boy has died on the first day of school, months after receiving a heart transplant. WCPO-TV in Cincinnati reports Peyton West died Thursday. His family said he was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and needed three ...
Boy, 13, who had heart transplant dies on 1st day of schoolWashington Post
Boy With Heart Transplant Collapses and Dies on His First Day of SchoolInside Edition
Ohio teen saved by heart transplant passes away on the first day of schoolwhnt.com
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Penis Transplant in Tip-Top Shape After Two Years - American Council on Science and Health
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 09:02:10 GMT


American Council on Science and Health

Penis Transplant in Tip-Top Shape After Two Years
American Council on Science and Health
In parts of Africa, it is common for older boys to undergo ritual circumcision as a passage into manhood. Unfortunately, the practice occasionally costs them their manhood. The reason is that the person performing the circumcision is rarely medically ...


Naples infant needs bone marrow transplant - Naples Daily News
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 09:04:21 GMT


Naples Daily News

Naples infant needs bone marrow transplant
Naples Daily News
The couple has health insurance, but out-of-pocket expenses will mount when the bone marrow transplant gets done for travel and other costs. A GoFundMe account was established by Sarah Norton's sister. Broadly speaking, Ryan's disease means part of ...


Teen faces bumpy road following liver transplant - The Wilson Times (subscription)
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 05:49:43 GMT


Teen faces bumpy road following liver transplant
The Wilson Times (subscription)
Prior to transplant, his body didn't properly metabolize glucose, and he had to closely monitor what he ate. The "cure" for the disease was a new liver. On Tuesday, before bloodwork revealed the potential problem, Ryan told the Times he was feeling ...


Receiving a kidney transplant in 1963 - Black Hills Pioneer
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:05:38 GMT


Receiving a kidney transplant in 1963
Black Hills Pioneer
The idea of being able to transplant an organ from one person to another is incredible. I know that the medical and scientific discoveries that occurred to make such a thing possible go far into the past, and today, certain transplants are considered ...

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Penile Transplant: 24-Month Follow Up - Rare Disease Report
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 04:54:23 GMT


Rare Disease Report

Penile Transplant: 24-Month Follow Up
Rare Disease Report
This week in the Lancet, van der Merwe and colleagues at the Stellenbosch University and Tygerberg Academic Hospital in South Africa published their findings from the world's first successful penile transplant. It involved a young man who lost his ...


Florida Hospital to start pediatric liver transplant program - Orlando Sentinel
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:50:24 GMT


Orlando Sentinel

Florida Hospital to start pediatric liver transplant program
Orlando Sentinel
“We believe there is a critical need for children not just in Central Florida, but across our state, to have access to a liver transplant program that is close to home,” said Dr. Rajan Wadhawan, chief medical officer at Florida Hospital for Children ...


Should we transplant pig organs into humans? - The Guardian
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:00:27 GMT


The Guardian

Should we transplant pig organs into humans?
The Guardian
With a breakthrough in gene editing, the prospect of breeding animals to harvest their organs looms. Chas Newkey-Burden and Susan Watts go head to head. PIgs. Scientists have discovered a gene editing technique that opens up the possibility of ...


The Ethics Issue Blocking Organ Transplant Research - The Atlantic - The Atlantic
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:53:02 GMT


The Atlantic

The Ethics Issue Blocking Organ Transplant Research - The Atlantic
The Atlantic
Doctors have a short window of time to experiment on brain-dead donors to improve procedures—and that's if they can get permission.

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Bone Marrow Transplant gives local cancer patient more time with his family - KTBS
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:05:37 GMT


KTBS

Bone Marrow Transplant gives local cancer patient more time with his family
KTBS
Ready to beat cancer, Bagwell went to University Health in Shreveport and found out he was a candidate for a stem cell transplant also known as a bone marrow transplant. "We are the only program in north louisiana and in a 200-mile radius treating ...

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