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Yesterday | Bellingham Herald

Baby-poop-color app from Johns Hopkins is aimed at catching infant liver problems early

Parents of newborns spend a lot of time tending to the poop of their progeny yet are rarely told to watch the color of their newborn's feces.

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Related Topix: Pediatrics, Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Washington Post

Baby poop app aims to cut rate of severe liver disease in newborns

Johns Hopkins University gastroenterologists have developed a free app they believe will help provide quick diagnosis of the leading cause of liver failure in children.

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Related Topix: Johns Hopkins University, Gastroenterology, Medicine, Health, Sports

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Newswise

The Color of Poop: Stool Guide, Mobile App to Speed Up Diagnoses of...

Fecal color and consistency are well-known markers of digestive health in both children and adults, but paying attention to a newborn's shade of poop can be a decided lifesaver in babies born with the rare, liver-ravaging disorder biliary atresia, commonly heralded by white or clay-colored stool.

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Related Topix: Health, Gastroenterology, Medicine, Pediatrics

Sat Apr 12, 2014

New York Daily News

Daily Checkup: New approaches to liver illness in children

Dr. Ronen Arnon says, "It's now possible for a parent to give 20% of her liver to a small child."

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Related Topix: Health, Hepatitis, Medicine

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Windsor Star

Essex boy going the extra mile to raise organ donation awareness

The beneficiary of a liver transplant when he was one, the 11-year-old Essex native will continue his mission to promote organ donor awareness with a 21-kilometre march from Essex to Windsor Regional Hospital's Met Campus Saturday.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Lancashire Evening Post

UK's longest survivor of childhood liver transplant is a medical marvel

Matthew Whittaker, from Higher Wheelton, who has just celebrated 30 years of having a liver transplant as an 11 year old.

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Related Topix: Health

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

New liver gives tot hope

Elliott Gulliver was in a critical condition when the Starship National Air Ambulance flew her from Invercargill to the children's hospital in Auckland.

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Related Topix: Health

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