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Bone-marrow transplant teenager: 'I feel angry that my community let me down' - Telegraph.co.uk
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:02:29 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

Bone-marrow transplant teenager: 'I feel angry that my community let me down'
Telegraph.co.uk
Her only hope of survival was a bone marrow transplant. But despite a 10-month search that extended worldwide, not a single suitable match materialised, because Aneesa is of Pakistani origin and there is a chronic shortage of donors from this and other ...


Liver transplant survivor credits Red Cross - KSDK
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:53:01 GMT


KSDK

Liver transplant survivor credits Red Cross
KSDK
There's an undeniable attitude of gratitude when Judy Wideman talks about her liver transplant surgery from five years ago. This successful realtor, wife and grandmother was being stopped in her tracks with a failing organ. It took five years to find a ...

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Medical Marvels Runners Edition: Supporting pediatric liver transplant patients - WABC-TV
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:27:21 GMT


Medical Marvels Runners Edition: Supporting pediatric liver transplant patients
WABC-TV
Her work with pediatric liver transplant patients at New York-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital inspired her to run and raise money for the American Liver Foundation. One patient in particular has been pivotal in motivating Tara. The ...


Cure Rates Remain High With Fecal Transplant for C difficile - Medscape
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:09:25 GMT


Cure Rates Remain High With Fecal Transplant for C difficile
Medscape
PHILADEPHIA — Both initial and sustained responses to fecal microbiota transplant (FMT) for the treatment of refractory C difficile infection remain high out to 18 months' follow-up, provided patients do not require antibiotics for the treatment of an ...

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Henry Blog: Former 'Nole undergoes stem cell transplant - Tallahassee.com
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:54:22 GMT


Tallahassee.com

Henry Blog: Former 'Nole undergoes stem cell transplant
Tallahassee.com
A stem cell transplant is the infusion of healthy stem cells into a person's body to replace damaged or diseased stem cells. Ionata says he has received plenty of support from family, friends and former Seminoles. Former FSU coach Bobby Bowden recently ...


Pearson Heart Transplant Recipient calls Donation "Greatest Gift" - WSAW
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:31:26 GMT


Pearson Heart Transplant Recipient calls Donation "Greatest Gift"
WSAW
Lori was put on the transplant list and three weeks later she said she got a phone call about her new heart. In 2009 Lori received her new heart and with it a whole new lease on life. "I was going to have energy that I never experienced. I was going to ...

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Womb transplant marks birth of new legal and ethical dilemmas - Boston Globe
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 06:54:42 GMT


Boston Globe

Womb transplant marks birth of new legal and ethical dilemmas
Boston Globe
Fertility medicine made a leap forward 10 days ago when a Swedish obstetrician announced the first birth of a baby from a transplanted womb, but specialists in Boston say such operations are unlikely to become commonplace anytime soon. Although the ...
First baby born following womb transplantBioNews

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Narcotic users had decreased survival after liver transplantation - Healio
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:02:05 GMT


Narcotic users had decreased survival after liver transplantation
Healio
PHILADELPHIA — In the peri-liver transplant time period, narcotic users showed decreased long-term survival rates and increased rehospitalization rates compared with patients who were not narcotic users, according to data presented at the ACG Annual ...

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Woman Renewed by Face Transplant - WCVB Boston
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:10:09 GMT


Woman Renewed by Face Transplant
WCVB Boston
IT'S BEEN 18 MONTHS SINCE CARMEN RECEIVED A FULL FACE TRANSPLANT, AN EVENT THAT'S TRANSFORMING HER LIFE BOTH PHYSICALLY AND EMOTIONALLY. WITH WHAT I HAVE TODAY, IF NOTHING EVER IMPROVES ANY MORE, THIS ...


Gratitude of Hand Transplant Patient - WCVB Boston
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:10:09 GMT


Gratitude of Hand Transplant Patient
WCVB Boston
THIS IS "CHRONICLE" ON WCVB CHANNEL 5. HOW ABOUT SOME GOOD NEWS FOR A CHANGE? LOVING GRANDFATHER RICHARD MANGINO HAS HIS LIFE BACK THANKS TO A DOUBLE HAND TRANSPLANT. UP AND DOWN AND UP AND ...


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