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MercyOne halts its kidney and pancreas transplant program - Des Moines Register
Thu, 23 May 2019 14:27:00 GMT

MercyOne halts its kidney and pancreas transplant program  Des Moines Register

MercyOne's kidney and pancreas transplant program has been performing about 30 transplants per year. It will be shuttered for at least a year.


Twin Cities man undergoes heart transplant, now needs a kidney - KMSP-TV
Sat, 25 May 2019 02:57:00 GMT

Twin Cities man undergoes heart transplant, now needs a kidney  KMSP-TV

Organ donation can mean the difference between life and death and nobody knows that more than a Twin Cities man who underwent a heart transplant a few ...


Common Drug May Prevent Afib After Lung Transplant - MedPage Today
Fri, 24 May 2019 14:30:00 GMT

Common Drug May Prevent Afib After Lung Transplant  MedPage Today

DALLAS – Prophylactic treatment with the beta blocker metoprolol in patients undergoing lung transplantation appeared to lower their risk of developing atrial ...


Runner to complete her first BOLDERBoulder since liver transplant - The Denver Channel
Thu, 23 May 2019 21:12:00 GMT

Runner to complete her first BOLDERBoulder since liver transplant  The Denver Channel

Kathy Lynch will be completing her 12th BOLDERBoulder in 2019, but her first since undergoing a lifesaving liver transplant back in January.


Local Coverage Determinations Roundup: Natera, Guardant Health, Transplant Genomics, and More - GenomeWeb
Fri, 24 May 2019 15:30:30 GMT

Local Coverage Determinations Roundup: Natera, Guardant Health, Transplant Genomics, and More  GenomeWeb

A bi-weekly listing of recent local coverage determinations from Medicare Administrative Contractors.


Liver transplant rules spark open conflict among transplant centers - The Washington Post
Fri, 17 May 2019 08:15:12 GMT

Liver transplant rules spark open conflict among transplant centers  The Washington Post

Open conflict broke out among U.S. liver transplant centers this week, with doctors and patients in less populous parts of the country seeking a contempt of court ...


UI Health back-to-back four-way kidney swap transplants - Crain's Chicago Business
Fri, 24 May 2019 16:01:03 GMT

UI Health back-to-back four-way kidney swap transplants  Crain's Chicago Business

When a local couple walked into UI Health recently so she could donate a kidney to him, they never expected the woman's kidney to go to a stranger instead, ...


Managing Transplant Rejection In Executive Onboarding - Forbes
Tue, 21 May 2019 13:30:09 GMT

Managing Transplant Rejection In Executive Onboarding  Forbes

Align the organization before starting to recruit. Acquire new executives in the right way. Then accommodate, assimilate and accelerate new leaders.


Sarah Hyland Shows Off Her Kidney Transplant Scar In New Instagram Photo - Women's Health
Thu, 23 May 2019 21:27:00 GMT

Sarah Hyland Shows Off Her Kidney Transplant Scar In New Instagram Photo  Women's Health

Sarah Hyland shared a photo on Instagram clearly showing her kidney scar across her stomach. The Modern Family actress has had two kidney transplants.


Two children born in Germany for the first time after uterus transplant - Deutsche Welle
Thu, 23 May 2019 16:22:55 GMT

Two children born in Germany for the first time after uterus transplant  Deutsche Welle

This year, two children were born at the University Women's Hospital in Tübingen whose mothers had previously received a uterus transplant. The doctors ...


Examining the Link Between High-Risk Mutations and Transplant Outcomes in Myelofibrosis - Targeted Oncology
Thu, 23 May 2019 19:17:04 GMT

Examining the Link Between High-Risk Mutations and Transplant Outcomes in Myelofibrosis  Targeted Oncology

Raajit K. Rampal, MD, PhD, discusses a retrospective analysis of pre-transplant samples from patients with MF to determine the value of mutational profiling in ...


Patients Who Lose a Significant Amount of Weight Before a Transplant Are at Higher Risk of Dying - DrexelNow - Drexel Now
Tue, 21 May 2019 16:02:44 GMT

Patients Who Lose a Significant Amount of Weight Before a Transplant Are at Higher Risk of Dying - DrexelNow  Drexel Now

Unexpected weight loss can be the sign of a serious health problem, especially in kidney transplant patients whose body systems are already under duress.


Mumbai sees its first pancreas transplant - The Hindu
Fri, 24 May 2019 19:31:40 GMT

Mumbai sees its first pancreas transplant  The Hindu

A 33-year-old woman suffering from diabetes and kidney failure became the first in Mumbai to undergo a kidney and pancreas transplant at Jupiter Hospital in ...


Transplant recipient and Miss Vermont share long friendship - Idaho Statesman
Fri, 24 May 2019 07:21:00 GMT

Transplant recipient and Miss Vermont share long friendship  Idaho Statesman

A Colchester woman received a lung transplant. She also changed Miss Vermont's life.


Post-transplant Holidays and Milestones Bring Celebration and Grief - Pulmonary Fibrosis News
Fri, 24 May 2019 14:00:00 GMT

Post-transplant Holidays and Milestones Bring Celebration and Grief  Pulmonary Fibrosis News

In January 2018, I lost my cousin to lung cancer. It was at stage 4 by the time he was diagnosed, and his decline was rapid and unexpected. One day, he was ...


Change in nationwide liver transplant policy held up in court - Omaha World-Herald
Tue, 21 May 2019 05:00:00 GMT

Change in nationwide liver transplant policy held up in court  Omaha World-Herald

Organ transplant officials are rolling back a new nationwide policy over how to allocate scarce livers amid a legal fight in federal court, an attorney for the ...


Puducherry medical college gets new transplant intensive care unit - The Hindu
Fri, 24 May 2019 19:16:39 GMT

Puducherry medical college gets new transplant intensive care unit  The Hindu

The Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute (MGMCRI), a constituent college of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV), has launched a transplant intensive ...


Organ Transplant Rules Caught In Court Fight : Shots - Health News - NPR
Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Organ Transplant Rules Caught In Court Fight : Shots - Health News  NPR

A court fight over which dying patients get donor livers continues to escalate. Some transplant centers sued over new distribution rules meant to shorten wait lists ...


Incyte's Jakafi wins FDA nod to treat complication of stem cell transplant - Reuters
Fri, 24 May 2019 18:18:00 GMT

Incyte's Jakafi wins FDA nod to treat complication of stem cell transplant  Reuters

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Incyte Corp's treatment for acute graft-versus-host disease, a complication from stem cell transplant.


Harri Stickler: Transplant joy for baby with rare cancer - BBC News
Mon, 20 May 2019 14:08:44 GMT

Harri Stickler: Transplant joy for baby with rare cancer  BBC News

Harri Stickler is "doing great" after a donor was found following an appeal.


Chance the Rapper Calls on Fans to Help His Aunt With Kidney Transplant - Billboard
Fri, 24 May 2019 18:03:48 GMT

Chance the Rapper Calls on Fans to Help His Aunt With Kidney Transplant  Billboard

Chance The Rapper has his fair share of fun on social media, but on Thursday afternoon (May 23), Chano made a serious call to action for his 8.2 million Twitter ...


Singer Vicente Fernández refused transplant, feared donor a 'homosexual or an addict' - NBCNews.com
Thu, 16 May 2019 20:42:00 GMT

Singer Vicente Fernández refused transplant, feared donor a 'homosexual or an addict'  NBCNews.com

Mexican entertainer Vicente Fernández, known as the “king of ranchera music,” revealed in a recent interview that he refused a liver transplant — and implied he ...


Children's Transplant nonprofit seeks to help families cope during procedure - Houston Chronicle
Mon, 20 May 2019 14:41:00 GMT

Children's Transplant nonprofit seeks to help families cope during procedure  Houston Chronicle

The symptoms started with Kimmy Witty's hands when she was a kid. One day in 2011, she found she could barely move her fingers and her hand felt stiff like a ...


Outcomes of Chemo Plus Dasatinib With or Without Transplant Comparable in Ph-Positive ALL | Oncology Newswatch - Oncology Learning Network
Fri, 24 May 2019 16:29:06 GMT

Outcomes of Chemo Plus Dasatinib With or Without Transplant Comparable in Ph-Positive ALL | Oncology Newswatch  Oncology Learning Network

A recent study found that treatment with chemotherapy plus dasatinib alone led to comparable survival outcomes for patients with Philadelphia (Ph)-positive ...


Kidney Transplants More Cost Effective Than Longterm Dialysis For Undocumented - NPR
Sun, 12 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Kidney Transplants More Cost Effective Than Longterm Dialysis For Undocumented  NPR

Across the country, there are about 6500 undocumented immigrants with kidney failure, according to the National Institutes of Health. What kind of care they get ...


Transplant of Neural Stem Cells into ALS Patients Safe, Phase 1 Trial Shows - ALS News Today
Thu, 23 May 2019 12:00:00 GMT

Transplant of Neural Stem Cells into ALS Patients Safe, Phase 1 Trial Shows  ALS News Today

Injection of human neural stem cells into the spinal cord of people with ALS was found safe and did not cause adverse effects, a Phase 1 trial shows.


Post-transplant Life Includes the Constant Monitoring of Lab Tests - Pulmonary Fibrosis News
Wed, 22 May 2019 14:00:00 GMT

Post-transplant Life Includes the Constant Monitoring of Lab Tests  Pulmonary Fibrosis News

An integral part of my recovery from single-lung transplant surgery is the close monitoring of lab results. My case is even more interesting because I have ...


'The biggest gift': A toddler's journey to a life-saving liver transplant - KOMO News
Mon, 20 May 2019 06:00:23 GMT

'The biggest gift': A toddler's journey to a life-saving liver transplant  KOMO News

SEATTLE -- Janessa Felt doesn't keep track, but she guesses she's been to Seattle Children's Hospital more than 100 times. The visits began shortly after ...


Fecal Transplant to Treat Obesity and Diabetes? - MedPage Today
Tue, 21 May 2019 18:00:00 GMT

Fecal Transplant to Treat Obesity and Diabetes?  MedPage Today

SAN DIEGO -- Can fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) help treat obesity and diabetes? Two studies presented this week at Digestive Disease Week ...


A Colchester woman received a lung transplant. She also changed Miss Vermont's life. - BurlingtonFreePress.com
Mon, 20 May 2019 02:00:00 GMT

A Colchester woman received a lung transplant. She also changed Miss Vermont's life.  BurlingtonFreePress.com

Courtney Billings was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis as a baby. Her optimism as she fought the disease gave her best friend, Julia Crane, new purpose.


We Need to Make Organ Transplantation Easier - Scientific American
Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

We Need to Make Organ Transplantation Easier  Scientific American

It's been four years since I donated my kidney in a so-called “paired exchange,” allowing my friend Tinh to receive the kidney she needed. I met Tinh during ...


District Court Orders HHS to Immediately Cease New Liver Transplant Allocation Policy - JD Supra
Fri, 24 May 2019 18:53:43 GMT

District Court Orders HHS to Immediately Cease New Liver Transplant Allocation Policy  JD Supra

On May 15, 2019, United States District Judge Amy Totenberg ordered HHS to “immediately cease and desist” from further implementing its April 2019 liver ...


Leonard Bailey, transplant surgeon who gave ‘Baby Fae’ a baboon heart, dies at 76 - Washington Post
Fri, 17 May 2019 00:28:00 GMT

Leonard Bailey, transplant surgeon who gave ‘Baby Fae’ a baboon heart, dies at 76  Washington Post

Leonard L. Bailey, a pediatric surgeon who attracted international attention in 1984 when he transplanted a baboon's heart into a newborn human — “Baby Fae” ...


Leonard Bailey, surgeon who stoked moral dilemma with baboon-to-human heart transplant, dies at 76 - Los Angeles Times
Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Leonard Bailey, surgeon who stoked moral dilemma with baboon-to-human heart transplant, dies at 76  Los Angeles Times

Leonard Bailey, the Loma Linda surgeon who opened new doors in medicine when he transplanted a baboon heart into an infant girl but then endured withering ...


Hundreds wait for life-saving organ on Nevada's transplant list - KLAS-TV
Thu, 23 May 2019 06:37:00 GMT

Hundreds wait for life-saving organ on Nevada's transplant list  KLAS-TV

About 114000 people are waiting for an organ transplant in the United States. Six-hundred-and eighteen of them live in Nevada.


50 years ago, scientists tried to transplant part of a human eye - Science News
Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

50 years ago, scientists tried to transplant part of a human eye  Science News

In 1969, a doctor tried and failed to restore a 54-year-old man's vision. Fifty years later, scientists are still struggling to make eye transplants work.


Olentangy Liberty senior to walk at commencement despite 3 heart transplants - The Columbus Dispatch
Sun, 19 May 2019 04:01:00 GMT

Olentangy Liberty senior to walk at commencement despite 3 heart transplants  The Columbus Dispatch

Her stepdad had to carry her to the bathroom because her feet were too swollen to walk. But Kennedy Turek wouldn't wear sneakers under her senior prom ...


When Is a Transplant Worth It? - The New York Times
Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

When Is a Transplant Worth It?  The New York Times

By the time Sheila Favazza made it onto the transplant list in the summer of 2016, her world was shrinking. The 68-year-old could no longer travel. She lugged ...


Type 1 diabetes: New pancreatic cell transplant system shows promise - Medical News Today
Fri, 17 May 2019 16:03:54 GMT

Type 1 diabetes: New pancreatic cell transplant system shows promise  Medical News Today

A new way of preparing insulin-producing implants of donor pancreatic cells promises to improve transplant effectiveness and reduce ensuing complications.


FDA approves device to help increase access to more lungs for transplant - FDA.gov
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

FDA approves device to help increase access to more lungs for transplant  FDA.gov

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a device, called Xvivo Perfusion System with Steen Solution Perfusate, that can temporarily ventilate, ...


A drone just flew a kidney to a transplant patient for the first time ever. It won't be the last. - NBC News
Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

A drone just flew a kidney to a transplant patient for the first time ever. It won't be the last.  NBC News

A custom-made aerial drone delivered a kidney to a Baltimore hospital, where it was transplanted into a patient who had been on dialysis for eight years.


Fairness in liver transplants can be a constitutional issue - STAT
Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Fairness in liver transplants can be a constitutional issue  STAT

Liver failure is a terrible way to die: a painful belly full of fluid, vomiting blood, mental confusion, and repeated hospitalizations. The only cure is liver ...


Take it from a kidney transplant recipient: Extending immunosuppressive drug coverage saves lives, money | TheHill - The Hill
Fri, 17 May 2019 19:15:08 GMT

Take it from a kidney transplant recipient: Extending immunosuppressive drug coverage saves lives, money | TheHill  The Hill

Today in the United States some 726000 of our neighbors are suffering from the effects of irreversible kidney failure, also known as end-stage renal disease ...


First drone delivery of a donated kidney ends with successful transplant - CNN
Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

First drone delivery of a donated kidney ends with successful transplant  CNN

For the first time, a drone delivered a donated organ that was then transplanted into a patient with kidney failure.


Pinellas Park teen waiting for heart transplant gets love from national non-profit organization - ABC Action News
Tue, 21 May 2019 07:57:00 GMT

Pinellas Park teen waiting for heart transplant gets love from national non-profit organization  ABC Action News

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. — Ian Cooper wants to run fast on a track and field team. For now, his heart won't let him. That is why the 15-year-old is waiting for a new ...


A daughter’s gift to her mother saves two lives - The Washington Post
Sat, 11 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

A daughter’s gift to her mother saves two lives  The Washington Post

Aliana Deveza's untested idea took four women, two computer scientists, several doctors and uncommon selflessness. It had never happened before and hasn't ...


Grandmother's kidney donation gives family voucher for child's transplant - WNDU-TV
Fri, 17 May 2019 20:05:20 GMT

Grandmother's kidney donation gives family voucher for child's transplant  WNDU-TV

Every month, about 3000 new people are placed on the kidney transplant list. However, 13 people die each day waiting for their transplant.


Hospitals, patients sue to block new liver transplant rules - Washington Post
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Hospitals, patients sue to block new liver transplant rules  Washington Post

A group of patients waiting for liver transplants and hospitals have filed suit to block new rules they contend will reduce their access to the life-sustaining organs ...


What is a fecal transplant? Everything you need to know - Medical News Today
Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

What is a fecal transplant? Everything you need to know  Medical News Today

Fecal transplants are a recent development in the treatment of several conditions, including Clostridium difficile infections. Learn more about this treatment and ...


Only 11 Americans are known to have received a 3rd double-lung transplant; Elburn's Cassie Stanley, 34, is preparing for the rare surgery - Chicago Tribune
Mon, 20 May 2019 18:20:00 GMT

Only 11 Americans are known to have received a 3rd double-lung transplant; Elburn's Cassie Stanley, 34, is preparing for the rare surgery  Chicago Tribune

Cassie Stanley has cystic fibrosis and is scheduled to receive a double-lung transplant for the third time. That's rare. Only 11 Americans have received three.


Liquid Biopsies May Simplify Checkups of Transplanted Stem Cells - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Thu, 23 May 2019 10:30:00 GMT

Liquid Biopsies May Simplify Checkups of Transplanted Stem Cells  Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Liquid biopsy study shows how exosomes derived from transplanted stem cells can be used to monitor stem cell function and assess recovery.


Chance encounter at a baseball game brings heart transplant recipient and donor's family together - CNN
Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Chance encounter at a baseball game brings heart transplant recipient and donor's family together  CNN

The meeting at a St. Louis Cardinals game had everyone in tears.


UAB: New federal rules on liver transplants could cost Alabama lives - WBRC
Sat, 18 May 2019 12:20:51 GMT

UAB: New federal rules on liver transplants could cost Alabama lives  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WAFF) - Two University of Alabama at Birmingham experts say Alabama could soon be losing livers to nearby cities. This week, new federal ...


A kidney for transplant was delivered by drone for the first time ever - USA TODAY
Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

A kidney for transplant was delivered by drone for the first time ever  USA TODAY

A kidney scheduled for transplant was delivered by a drone for the first time ever, said the University of Maryland Medical Center, in a move they say could make ...


Rockland girl Bella Munoz marks year after heart transplant - The Journal News | LoHud.com
Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Rockland girl Bella Munoz marks year after heart transplant  The Journal News | LoHud.com

Bella Munoz had a heart transplant a year ago. Now she's doing well in school and advocating for blood, organ, eye and tissue donation.


New liver transplant policy sparks fight in Georgia court - Atlanta Journal Constitution
Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

New liver transplant policy sparks fight in Georgia court  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A U.S. district judge in Atlanta on Friday threatened the federal government and its contractor with contempt of court and sanctions over a new policy that decides ...


Federal court denies delay for liver transplant policy changes - Quad City Times
Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Federal court denies delay for liver transplant policy changes  Quad City Times

A federal court in Atlanta this morning denied a request to delay a national policy that changes how liver donations are determined.


A gut bacteria transplant may not help you lose weight - Science News
Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

A gut bacteria transplant may not help you lose weight  Science News

A small study finds that transplanting gut microbes from a lean person into obese people didn't lead to weight loss, as hoped.


Study: Injured Lungs Can Be Repaired for Transplant - WebMD
Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Study: Injured Lungs Can Be Repaired for Transplant  WebMD

In the new study, researchers created a way to keep the donor organs in shape for transplant and functioning, and the recipients stable for 36 to 56 hours.


Trails4Transplants annual ride raises money and awareness for organ transplants - KFYR-TV
Sun, 19 May 2019 23:27:58 GMT

Trails4Transplants annual ride raises money and awareness for organ transplants  KFYR-TV

For the past seven years, Roger Hille of Mandan has found a way to use his passion to raise awareness of organ donation.


CareDx Plans to Launch New Multi-Modal Kidney Transplant Dx, Incorporating Predictive AI - GenomeWeb
Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

CareDx Plans to Launch New Multi-Modal Kidney Transplant Dx, Incorporating Predictive AI  GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – CareDx is planning to launch a new multi-modal kidney transplant diagnostic test, which will include its AlloSure blood-based ...


FDA Approves Device to Make More Lungs Available for Transplant - Pulmonology Advisor
Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

FDA Approves Device to Make More Lungs Available for Transplant  Pulmonology Advisor

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a device that will allow more lungs to be available for transplant. The Xvivo Perfusion System with ...


Liver transplant policy upheld; UIHC wanted to block the policy - The Gazette
Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Liver transplant policy upheld; UIHC wanted to block the policy  The Gazette

A federal court in Atlanta this morning denied a request to delay a national policy that changes how liver donations are determined. The policy goes into effect ...


11-Year-Old with Rare Blood Disorder Awaits Bone Marrow Transplant - Bay News 9
Sat, 18 May 2019 01:09:00 GMT

11-Year-Old with Rare Blood Disorder Awaits Bone Marrow Transplant  Bay News 9

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A 11-year-old boy in St. Pete with a rare blood disorder continues to hope as a years-long search goes on for a compatible bone ...


Petoskey High School medical students host lung transplant recipient - Petoskey News-Review
Thu, 23 May 2019 12:58:00 GMT

Petoskey High School medical students host lung transplant recipient  Petoskey News-Review

PETOSKEY — Petoskey High School medical class instructor Diana Tahtinen along with two of her three medical classes hosted the Transplant Support Group ...


Spartanburg Medical Center's first toe-to-thumb transplant performed on Blacksburg patient - Gaffney Ledger
Fri, 24 May 2019 07:39:33 GMT

Spartanburg Medical Center's first toe-to-thumb transplant performed on Blacksburg patient  Gaffney Ledger

It almost looks like a thumb now. It definitely works like one. On Feb. 10, a log splitter cut Glenn Allum's left thumb off. On Feb. 14, plastic surgeon Manny Trujillo, ...


Gratitude in action: Double lung transplant leading grad to medical career - Leader-Telegram
Thu, 23 May 2019 02:45:00 GMT

Gratitude in action: Double lung transplant leading grad to medical career  Leader-Telegram

ALTOONA — Graduating senior Tristen Brown doesn't need anyone to give her these two well-intentioned bits of advice often directed at someone in her ...


Legendary Mexican singer Vicente Fernandez opens up on why he denied liver transplant - KTRK-TV
Fri, 17 May 2019 01:50:50 GMT

Legendary Mexican singer Vicente Fernandez opens up on why he denied liver transplant  KTRK-TV

Legendary Mexican singer Vicente Fernandez raised some eyebrows after an interview in which he claims he denied a liver transplant over the fear that his ...


Kidney Transplant Rejection Linked to New Mismatch Locus - GenomeWeb
Thu, 16 May 2019 14:45:00 GMT

Kidney Transplant Rejection Linked to New Mismatch Locus  GenomeWeb

A LIMS1 gene variant appeared to coincide with increased risk of allograft rejection in kidney transplant recipients.


University of Maryland Medical Center transplants first drone-delivered organ - Baltimore Sun
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

University of Maryland Medical Center transplants first drone-delivered organ  Baltimore Sun

The first-ever organ delivered by drone was transplanted into a patient with kidney failure at the University of Maryland Medical Center, capping more than three ...


Machine could make more livers available for transplant - The Columbus Dispatch
Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Machine could make more livers available for transplant  The Columbus Dispatch

After his older brother died of cancer three years ago, Chris Balle made a promise to his mother.He would always try to live for her, no matter what.So when he ...


Jacksonville community creates rally for 3-year-old's liver transplant - ActionNewsJax.com
Fri, 17 May 2019 22:30:00 GMT

Jacksonville community creates rally for 3-year-old's liver transplant  ActionNewsJax.com

Right now, a 3-year-old boy in Jacksonville is waiting for a new liver.


Temple: Ground broken for house for transplant patients, families - KWTX
Fri, 17 May 2019 23:01:40 GMT

Temple: Ground broken for house for transplant patients, families  KWTX

Ground was broken Friday in Temple for a home away from home for transplant patients and their families.


Former Foster Youth Battling Kidney Disease Scheduled for Transplant - The Chronicle of Social Change
Mon, 20 May 2019 14:26:04 GMT

Former Foster Youth Battling Kidney Disease Scheduled for Transplant  The Chronicle of Social Change

Miriam Yarde, a former foster youth battling a rare and dangerous kidney disease, has been scheduled for a transplant in late May.


Last-minute patient transfers under scanner - The Hindu
Fri, 24 May 2019 19:47:23 GMT

Last-minute patient transfers under scanner  The Hindu

Eleventh hour transfer of patients waiting for liver transplants to hospitals, where potential brain dead donors are identified, has come under scrutiny of the ...


Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick, opera singer who had 2 lung transplants, dies - CNN
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick, opera singer who had 2 lung transplants, dies  CNN

Renowned soprano Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick, who performed worldwide after two separate lung transplants, has died, her family said.


Leon boy has successful transplant | News, Sports, Jobs - Evening Observer
Sat, 18 May 2019 06:36:24 GMT

Leon boy has successful transplant | News, Sports, Jobs  Evening Observer

Seven-year old Sean Baker of Leon received a miracle this week in the form of a new heart. Imagine living with constant pain, having had 32 surgeries within s.


Dayton woman waiting on heart transplant hopes to inspire others with heart problems - WTVC
Sun, 19 May 2019 21:57:12 GMT

Dayton woman waiting on heart transplant hopes to inspire others with heart problems  WTVC

This family has been through a lot. Non-stop medical bills, and doctor visits. Lisa Hodge remains a warrior with the help and support from her family.


Tom Brady quietly helping transplant patients in honor of his mentor - KTVU San Francisco
Fri, 10 May 2019 19:10:03 GMT

Tom Brady quietly helping transplant patients in honor of his mentor  KTVU San Francisco

Tom Brady has thrown for over 46 miles of passing yards, 590 touchdowns, and 6 Super Bowl wins. But, the New England Patriot's quarterback's biggest ...


Fecal microbiota transplant found safe and effective in children with C. difficile: Largest FMT study in children to date also identifies predictors of success - Science Daily
Thu, 16 May 2019 16:13:45 GMT

Fecal microbiota transplant found safe and effective in children with C. difficile: Largest FMT study in children to date also identifies predictors of success  Science Daily

Fecal microbiota transplant (FMT), or the transfer of stool from a healthy donor to a patient, has been found effective in reversing severe, recurring diarrheal ...


Local Student and Father Both in Need of Kidney Transplants - wpdh.com
Mon, 20 May 2019 11:50:00 GMT

Local Student and Father Both in Need of Kidney Transplants  wpdh.com

A former firefighter and his son are both in need of a kidney donation. CBS New York recently spoke with James Cancro Sr. and his 20-year-old son, Jimmy.


Restoring Vital Seagrass Beds May Hinge on Transplant Methods, Timing - The Pew Charitable Trusts
Mon, 20 May 2019 14:35:48 GMT

Restoring Vital Seagrass Beds May Hinge on Transplant Methods, Timing  The Pew Charitable Trusts

Healthy seagrass beds provide a host of benefits to marine ecosystems, from improving water quality and feeding myriad species to protecting shorelines from ...


For 10th year in a row, Northside Blood and Marrow Transplant Program ranks among best in America - Atlanta Journal Constitution
Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

For 10th year in a row, Northside Blood and Marrow Transplant Program ranks among best in America  Atlanta Journal Constitution

For the 10th consecutive year, the Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at the Northside Hospital Cancer Institute has been recognized as having among the ...


Computer Science Idea Triggers First Kidney-Liver Transplant Swap - Carnegie Mellon University
Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Computer Science Idea Triggers First Kidney-Liver Transplant Swap  Carnegie Mellon University

Aliana Deveza was desperate. Her mother's health was failing after years of fighting a hereditary kidney disease. Aliana wasn't a good donor candidate for her ...


Mexican singer Vicente Fernandez nixed liver transplant, feared donor was gay - Boston 25 News
Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Mexican singer Vicente Fernandez nixed liver transplant, feared donor was gay  Boston 25 News

A Mexican singer known as the “Frank Sinatra of ranchera music” said he refused a liver transplant in 2012 because he feared the donor could be gay or a drug.


2 Texas Siblings Undergo Kidney Transplants, Same Donor - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Sat, 11 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

2 Texas Siblings Undergo Kidney Transplants, Same Donor  NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

For years, John Shepperd and Kim Azar Shepperd have known both their children would eventually need kidney transplants. The San Antonio Express-News ...


Transplant patient among nine featured in Leeds exhibition - BBC News
Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Transplant patient among nine featured in Leeds exhibition  BBC News

A man who had the UK's first hand transplant and went on to save his wife's life with it is one of nine people featured in a new exhibition. Nine patients who have ...


Injured Lungs Can Be Regenerated for Transplant: Study - U.S. News & World Report
Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Injured Lungs Can Be Regenerated for Transplant: Study  U.S. News & World Report

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter. (HealthDay). MONDAY, May 13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Severely damaged lungs can be regenerated to be suitable ...


Landmark scientific paper turns 40 - Fred Hutch News Service
Tue, 21 May 2019 22:25:48 GMT

Landmark scientific paper turns 40  Fred Hutch News Service

Forty years ago this month, a team of scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center published the first unequivocal report in humans that immune cells ...


PB woman thankful for life after heart transplant - Pine Bluff Commercial
Wed, 22 May 2019 04:16:24 GMT

PB woman thankful for life after heart transplant  Pine Bluff Commercial

Pine Bluff resident June Lacy is a survivor, not a statistic. Although 1 in 5 African American women believes she's at risk for heart disease, only 36 percent know ...


Why you should consider traveling to Turkey for a hair transplant - NOBLE
Fri, 24 May 2019 11:08:00 GMT

Why you should consider traveling to Turkey for a hair transplant  NOBLE

Turkey is currently regarded as a hotspot for hair transplantation in Europe and patients have the following reasons for this: the significantly lower costs and the ...


College student collects her diploma after double lung, liver transplant - WAFB
Tue, 14 May 2019 17:41:00 GMT

College student collects her diploma after double lung, liver transplant  WAFB

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT/Gray News) – When Kathryn Norris crossed the stage to get her diploma at Maryville College over the weekend, they were the final ...


CareDx Acquires Transplant Management Firm for $16M in Cash - GenomeWeb
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

CareDx Acquires Transplant Management Firm for $16M in Cash  GenomeWeb

The acquisition of OTTR Complete Transplant Management will enable CareDx to integrate the EMRs of patients at transplant centers with longitudinal patient ...


Emory transplant recipient raises funds to support organ donation - Emory News Center
Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Emory transplant recipient raises funds to support organ donation  Emory News Center

According to Donate Life America, every 10 minutes another person is added to the national transplant waiting list. April is national Donate Life Month which ...


Boca Raton Benefit held for child recovering from heart transplant Ryan Hughes 8:29 AM, Apr - WPTV.com
Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Boca Raton Benefit held for child recovering from heart transplant Ryan Hughes 8:29 AM, Apr  WPTV.com

BOCA RATON, Fla. - A baby from Boca Raton has beaten the odds. Doctors found Xander Nunez had a heart abnormality before he was born, and Xander has ...


National Portrait: Simon Talbot, transplant surgeon - Stuff.co.nz
Fri, 24 May 2019 16:00:00 GMT

National Portrait: Simon Talbot, transplant surgeon  Stuff.co.nz

Performing a 20-hour double hand-transplant operation is great fun in its own right, says Kiwi surgeon Simon Talbot. You're leading a big team of people whose ...


Stem cell transplant recipient's journey inspires the next generation of scientists - UCalgary News
Thu, 23 May 2019 22:31:25 GMT

Stem cell transplant recipient's journey inspires the next generation of scientists  UCalgary News

The University of Calgary's Andrew Daly performed the stem cell transplant that cured Revée Agyepong's sickle cell anemia. Photos by Nedaa Al-Jezani.


Chance encounter at Cardinals game brings heart transplant recipient and donor's family together - KMOV.com
Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Chance encounter at Cardinals game brings heart transplant recipient and donor's family together  KMOV.com

Siblings of Donovan Bulger attended a St. Louis Cardinals game on Sunday at Busch Stadium to commemorate their brother's life at the MLB team's Transplant ...


In honor of local teen, Sunman volunteers raising transplant donations - Batesville Herald Tribune
Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT

In honor of local teen, Sunman volunteers raising transplant donations  Batesville Herald Tribune

With the cost of a life-saving transplant often exceeding $800000, most transplant families are unable to shoulder that financial burden. The Children's Organ ...


Father, Son Both In Urgent Need Of Kidney Transplant - CBS New York
Mon, 20 May 2019 03:40:00 GMT

Father, Son Both In Urgent Need Of Kidney Transplant  CBS New York

CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A Westchester County family is praying two miracles as a father and son are battling kidney disease and both are ...


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