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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.