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3 hrs ago | Bad Astronomy Blog

Can getting a heart transplant change your personality?

You might think that in this day and age, we would be past seeing the heart-an organ that pumps blood-as a center of a person's personality.


Related Topix: Health

4 hrs ago | Kevin, M.D.

It's time we stood up for the orphan of organs: the brain

It was with much distress that I read a New York Times front page article by Benedict Carey about the heart wrenching plight of the Serpico family in their journey to get proper psychiatric treatment for their two sons.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychiatry, Nephrology, Cardiology, Health

8 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Researchers Submit Patent Application, 'Non-Invasive Methods for...

News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "Allograft rejection is an inflammatory reaction that can occur rapidly after solid organ transplantation and is associated with a characteristic cellular and humoral attack on the graft.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Health

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hispanic Business

Patent Application Titled 'Intravascular Cardiac Restraining Implants ...

Reporters obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "The present invention relates to intravascular implants configured to be deliverable and deployable percutaneously for treatment of heart failure.


Related Topix: Heart Failure, Health, Heart Attack


Lung In A Box

Each year around 1,400 lung transplants are performed in the U.S. The traditional way to transport lungs for surgery involved putting them in a cooler with ice.


Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Metro Times

Mich. Cryonics Institute freezes the dead for - reanimation'

Inside the brick-fronted warehouse in Clinton Township, the body count has topped 100, not counting a small menagerie of pets - cats and dogs, mostly, and a few birds.


Related Topix: Health


U.S. Army medic gets the gift of life

Then Holly Audet returned to Bristol, only to find herself in the midst of a personal battle.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Health, YaleNew Haven Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry


'I can't think of any other area where I would fight to keep an...

'I can't think of any other area where I would fight to keep an outdated system' - NHS Confederation chief on the need to overhaul our health service Helen Birtwhistle tells Senedd Correspondent Graham Henry why we need to 'get on with' radical reforms of the Welsh NHS As well as creaking under the weight of huge pressures of rising demand caused ... (more)


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Ipswich Evening Star

Claydon: Even the rain can't wipe the smile off Phoebe Fordham's...

Claydon: Even the rain can't wipe the smile off Phoebe Fordham's face - heart and lung transplant survivor appreciates everything life has to offer Phoebe Fordham , who was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension, is looking forward to her wedding day after getting a heart transplant.


Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Wedding, Weather

Antrim Today

Shealyn meets Helena Bonham Carter

Fifteen year old Ballymena girl Shealyn Magill was born with a severe heart condition and over the last year her health has deteriorated and she has been unable to carry out her big passion - acting.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Helena Bonham Carter, Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Coastal Courier

Hinesville toddler awaits new heart

Six months ago, Brynslet Sellers was like other 2-year-olds, ready to play with her siblings or dress up in princess dresses and tiaras.


Related Topix: Hinesville, GA, Liberty County, GA, Health, Medicine

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Daily Republic

Renowned cardiovascular surgeon comes to NorthBay

A cardiovascular surgeon known for his work at the University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center and Stanford Medical Center has joined NorthBay Healthcare.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, UC Los Angeles, Kidney Cancer, Health


Friends and Family Rally to Help Sick Reno Resident

To save his life, Utu now has to undergo a series of treatments, and could even require a heart transplant.


Related Topix: Heart Failure, Health

No greater love: a Perry County mother's liver donation saves her baby daughter's life

"It's been such a gift for me to give to my daughter and to give her a second chance at life,'' said mother Julia Zerance Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center has offered kidney transplants since 1982.


Related Topix: Perry County, PA, Medicine, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Kidney Cancer, Health, Biliary Atresia

News Post Leader

Rachel aids promotion

Rachel Hooley with her sister Kate at the O2 store in Cramlington where bracelets they have made are being specially gifted to customers to raise money for CHUF.


Related Topix: Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014


'There's just nothing more that we can do until she gets a new heart'

Baylee Brynn was born with a serious heart condition. The 4-month-old lives with her family in Roseburg, however she often has visits to specialists in other parts of the state.


Related Topix: Health

Mirfield Today

Column: Batley Business Association chairman Andrew Marsden

What do the Battle of Pearl Harbour and the first heart transplant have in common? The answer may surprise you.


Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, Health

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Infant receives heart transplant at Texas hospital

July 25, 2014: Earlier this year, just weeks after birth, Juliana became the youngest baby ever to have a heart transplant at Texas Children's Hospital.


Related Topix: Health, Texas, Medicine, Breast Cancer


Baby youngest to have heart transplant at Texas Children's Hospital

Little Juliana and mother Riki Graves look like any typical mother and sleeping baby going for a checkup at the doctor's office.


Related Topix: Texas Children's Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Health, Healthcare Industry, Breast Cancer

Irving man gets 2nd chance with brother's kidney

Brothers Aaron and Lee Goggin describe themselves as close siblings, but their relationship grew more special this week when Aaron gave his brother a kidney.


Related Topix: Robots, Health, Kidney Cancer