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1 hr ago | Watertown Daily Times
Carthage Lions will host an organ-donation seminar at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Elks Lodge 1762, 511 Fulton St. Lion J. Michael Roderick, a heart transplant recipient, is the driving force behind the seminar. “We are trying to clear up some rumors,” he said.
6 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown
"It was hard to watch. He just kept getting sicker and sicker," said Adam's parents, Timothy and Amy Trumble.
Peterson served as president of the university from 1983 to 1991. Prior to that, he headed up the U.'s health sciences programs, and became a well-known face in the media when the world's first artificial heart transplant was performed in 1982 "The University of Utah and the state of Utah were greatly blessed by the service Chase Peterson rendered to thousands of students for more than three decades.
Heart Walk participants head down a Hanover side street Sunday as they work on the three-mile loop. As Sue Yoder crossed the starting line for the Hanover Heart Walk on Sunday, she couldn't help but think of the more than 30 people who weren't just walking with her, but for her.
Twenty-four-year-old Lauren Meizo received a heart transplant in December of last year at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. After spending a little more than a year and a half in the hospital, she was able to return home in May of this year.
Torre played first base for the Milwaukee Braves and Phillies over his nine-year career, during which he won a 1957 World Series with Philadelphia. Torre had been battling health issues for years.
Sad news today as Joe Torre's beloved brother Frank has passed away at age 82. After a seven-year MLB career and a World Series ring earned in '57 with the Milwaukee Braves against the Yankees, Frank gained national fame in '96 when he underwent a heart transplant the same night his brother won his first World Series in '96. It saved his life and he lived 18 more years.
Recently, Brandy and Brandon Sweeney of Point Pleasant were expecting their third child, a daughter, to join their two sons. Shortly before their daughter's birth, Brandy become ill and was diagnosed with a heart condition which only occurs in one in 10,000 pregnancies.
Shares of artificial heart maker Carmat climbed nearly 20% in midday trading on September 5 amidst recently confirmed rumors that the company's technology had been successfully implanted in the second human patient. If the technology ends up being suitable for a wide patient population and can be used as a long-term fix for major heart problems, Carmat and other artificial heart makers would have access to a huge market.
DR. CHRISTIAN Barnard shocked, mesmerized and awed not only the medical world but the entire world when on December 3, 1967, he performed the first successful human-to-human heart transplant at the Groot Schuur Hospital in Capetown. With a team of ten specialists, which included his brother Manus, the South African surgeon transferred the healthy heart of a brain-dead young woman to a 53-year-old man with a failing heart - an event that took nine hours to be capped by a heartwarming beating of the transplanted heart thereafter.
Nurse.com is pleased to announce the six national winners of our 2014 Nursing Excellence GEM Awards. 'These nurses are most worthy of the honor they have received in being named national winners of this year's GEM Awards,' said Nurse.com Senior Vice President and CNE Eileen P. Williamson, MSN, RN.
The company develops organ transplant systems. Its product organ care system is used by surgeons in heart transplants and is a warm blood perfusion system which maintains organs in a warm functioning state outside of the body during transport from organ donor to recipient.
A video has been posted revealing that a 5-year-old boy from Leicestershire has had a heart transplant after posting his own unique version of the ice bucket challenge. Albert Tansey from Burbage cannot get cold because he was born with half a heart so instead of throwing ice cold water over his head he has thrown bean-bag balls over himself.
After almost 15 months on the transplant list, Nathan DeGagne finally got the call that would give him a new heart. "We got our phone call on Aug. 27 at 10:30 a.m.," his wife, Sarah, said Friday from Ottawa, where the surgery was performed.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 04:26 pm
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