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3 hrs ago | KSTP

Cottage Grove Man Pulls out all the Stops to Find Life-Saving Kidney

Right now there are more than 2,400 Minnesotans waiting for lifesaving kidney transplants, including 43-year-old Jim Gorbunow. He's been in a fight for his life for decades, but this time, it's different.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Health

7 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Day-to-day routine for kidney patients anything but routine

Four hours later, a hemodialysis machine has flushed out the toxins and the patient can go about his or her day, after an hour or two of recovery time. Rather than the aforementioned hemodialysis - which can sometimes be done in the comfort of one's home, after an intense training period, and the installation of the proper equipment -some patients can choose peritoneal dialysis.

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15 hrs ago | City Pages

The Fucking Best Show Ever With P.O.S., 9/13/14

The impressive range of dynamic, progressive hip-hop performers that preceded him at the six-hour outdoor festival, and continued through to the after-party at First Avenue, indeed made for an incredible concert experience that made the hyperbole wholly necessary. DJ TIIIIIIIIIIP started the event off with a broad-minded DJ set that weaved between genres and eras, deftly mixing trap into '90s slow jams into classic funk with a solid crowd-pleasing approach.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Dam-Funk, Health, De la Soul

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Wall Street Journal

For Dialysis Patients, a Less Clinical Experience

In a bid to win business and encourage patients to keep up with their treatments, some dialysis centers are upgrading their dA©cor and offering free amenities from aromatherapy to tea service. The goal is to dispel the clinical air of typical dialysis treatment.

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Related Topix: Dialysis, Medicine, Health, Aromatherapy, Nephrology, Fresenius Medical Care

Mirfield Today

Dream holiday for brave Birstall schoolboy Jordan

The youngster, from Priestley Square in Birstall, has spent all of his life in and out of hospital after having one of his kidneys removed aged just two. Since then Jordan, now 12, has had to become accustomed to a strict programme of check-ups and appointments as doctors monitor his health.

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Related Topix: Health

The Daily Record

Best friend turns down selfless offer of vital organ:...

Best friend turns down selfless offer of vital organ: "don't take this the wrong way but I can't take your kidney" WHEN Sandra Suttie found out she was in desperate need of a transplant, Catriona Brown wasted no time in offering her own kidney to her best friend. Sandra's best friend Cat agreed to give her one of her kidney's, but she turned it down.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Natalie Cole, Anne Jeffreys Step out for UKRO Benefit Dinner

Entertainment lawyer Kenneth Kleinberg held the annual University Kidney Research Organization benefit dinner Friday evening at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angles. The fundraiser honored Barry Hoeven, Lynda Oschin and Elizabeth Garrett for their contributions towards kidney research.

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Related Topix: Kidney Failure, Health, Entertainment

NJ.com

Joe Torre's brother, Frank, dies

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.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health

Fri Sep 12, 2014

CTV

Husband gives wife gift of life after 42 years of marriage

When Cathy Sutton was diagnosed with kidney disease in 2001, she was shocked but thought she could carry on with the illness. By 2012, the 66-year-old Manitoba woman had lost her appetite and was suffering from fatigue.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Health

CNN

Honoring my husband SGT Lomax

Hey there! I am writing in hopes of honoring my husband and really hoping to make a dream of his come true! My name is Brande Lomax and my husband's name is Adrien Lomax. He is currently active duty in the United States Air force and just hit 12 years and re signed for 5 more.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Intellectual Property Watch

Guest Post: Nine Mandatory Licences Allow Greater Access To Medicines In Ecuador

What is a mandatory licence? Mandatory licences are a legal remedy within the intellectual property flexibilities provided by the World Trade Organization allowing a government to grant permission to third parties to produce a patented product or use a patented process without the consent of the patentee, in order to address a priority status for the country. Ketty Veliz, patent coordinator of the Ecuadorian Institute of Intellectual Property , said that "with the patent we give a monopoly for 20 years and when an invention has a patent, prices are high.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, HIV/AIDS, Health

Examiner.com

When it's time for a kidney transplant be performed in your feline

Undoubtedly, a transplant is needed when a feline has chronic renal failure. Nonetheless, it is believed that it may be beneficial to try to time the transplantation process to attain utmost profits for the kidney recipient because some successful grafts may be lost a few years after transplant.

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Related Topix: Kidney Failure, Health

Thu Sep 11, 2014

EurekAlert!

Many kidney failure patients have concerns about pursuing kidney transplantation

Concerns about pursuing kidney transplantation are highly prevalent among kidney failure patients, particularly older adults and women, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology . Reducing these concerns may help decrease disparities in access to transplantation.

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Related Topix: Health, Nephrology, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

PR-inside.com

TransMedics, Inc. - Medical Equipment - Deals and Alliances Profile - New Market Study Published

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.

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Related Topix: TransMedics, Kidney Cancer, Health, Andover, MA

SooToday

Teresa's story

Walkers will register at the Roberta Bondar Pavilion Saturday at 9am, and the 5K walk is set to begin at 10 a.m. Kidney Walkers will take steps to create a better future for those living with kidney disease. Teresa Disano is a passionate fundraiser and member of Team Second Chance that will be well-represented at Saturday's walk.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Uhuru Moved By Students' Appeal, Pays for Girl's Kidney Transplant

President Uhuru Kenyatta with students of Gitugi Girls High School who are raising funds to meet the medical costs of their colleague, Stella Wangui Wakiara, who has a kidney ailment, at State House Nairobi. With them is the Principal of the School Mrs Grace Wanjiru.

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Related Topix: Health, Uhuru Kenyatta, World News, Kenya, Africa

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Kidney transplant for cats can be done

Chronic renal failure is a slow but sure loss of function of the kidneys which in due course persists until the residual kidney function is deficient to support life. Chronic renal failure may take place from a variety of sources but the end result, terminal renal failure, is identical.

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Related Topix: Kidney Failure, Health

Connect Savannah

Keith Kozel donations being accepted

Keith Kozel is a well-known and beloved local singer, songwriter and artist, serving as frontman for popular bands GAM, Superhorse, The Hall Monitor and the Foxedos. You may also know him as kitchen manager at Vinnie Van Go-Go's.

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Courtenay Comox Valley Record

Friend, can you spare a kidney?

From a friendship which developed more than 25 years ago working together in a Vancouver law firm, Jean Bell and Sue McKeeman never imagined years later they would share more than life's milestones together - they would share the gift of a kidney. The friends, now both Comox Valley residents, went through a truly life-saving experience when McKeeman and Bell entered the paired-exchange program through the B.C. Kidney Foundation.

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The Family Badge

My Wife Needs A Kidney - Officer Cameron Link

The National Kidney Foundation estimates, as of May 2014, there are about 101,000 people in the U.S. awaiting a kidney transplant. The average wait to receive a kidney from a deceased donor is about 10 years, and about 14 people die each day while waiting for a life-saving transplant.

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