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News on Kidney Cancer continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

4 hrs ago | Scoop

PQ 11. Kidney Transplantsa "Funding and Initiatives

The target is to increase transplants by 10 per year, year on year, over 4 years, which will mean that an extra 100 people will receive kidney transplants over the next 4 years.

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Related Topix: Health

6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Infection that kills 200 times more patients than MRSA superbug

Infection that kills 200 times more patients than MRSA superbug: One person in five admitted for surgery or to treat infection develops acute kidney damage When you go to hospital for surgery, your main concern is that the procedure is a success and fixes the problem.

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Related Topix: MRSA, Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer

10 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

I spent $3,000 to save my kitten. Is that too much?

When our 5-month-old kitten, Jasper, went into kidney failure a few years ago, letting him die wasn't an option.

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Related Topix: Health, White Plains, NY

14 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

Quark Pharmaceuticals Reports Favorable Results From Phase II...

Today, Quark Pharmaceuticals, Inc. reported data from a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled multicenter Phase II clinical trial of QPI-1002, a synthetic chemically modified siRNA acting to reduce p53 RNA and protein levels, for the prophylaxis of delayed graft function in deceased donor kidney transplant patients.

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Related Topix: Health, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, California Pacific Medical Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Pharmacology

19 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

Man who received kidney donation to race in Beach to Beacon

A Maine man who received a lifesaving kidney transplant almost one year ago is running the 2014 Beach to Beacon 10k, alongside the woman who saved his life.

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20 hrs ago | Glenwood Springs Post-Independent

Aspen hospital employee donates kidney to co-worker

Andre Salvail The Aspen Times Aspen Valley Hospital employees Joshua Natale and Arturo Garcia stand inside a hospital patio area Sunday.

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20 hrs ago | HipHopDx

[News] P.O.S. Reveals Kidney Transplant Struggles, Recovery & Optimism

Exclusive: P.O.S. explains how optimism helps him through struggles and recovery as he fights back from a kidney transplant.

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Related Topix: Health, Dialysis, Medicine

21 hrs ago | Medical News

Envarsus gets marketing authorization from EC for treatment of kidney and liver transplant patients

Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S and Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A. today announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorization for Envarsus for the prevention of organ rejection in adult kidney and liver transplant patients in the European Union .

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Related Topix: Marketing, Health

22 hrs ago | Business Wire

View Press Release

The studies are reflective of the pipeline of clinical tests TGI will be commercializing as part of a surveillance program to detect and respond to early signs of graft injury to improve management of organ transplant recipients, with the potential to extend lives and reduce costs of associated healthcare.

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Related Topix: Health, Nephrology, Medicine

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Pigs' hearts, future organ transplant wave?

Organ transplantation is an established medical practice and many countries have legislation regarding the donation process to allow the legal harvesting of organs.

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Related Topix: Health

YourErie

Tiki Time with Tim Kidney Transplant Benefit

Tim Strain, 23, is in end stage renal failure and is in need of a life-saving kidney transplant.

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Related Topix: Health

Northern Life

Walk for a Second Chance encourage organ dona...

Around 500 people clad in green t-shirts marched down Paris Street Sunday afternoon for the 15th annual Walk for a Second Chance.

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Related Topix: Suffolk County, England, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Ontario (Ontario, CA), Health

PennLive.com

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.

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Manawatu Evening Standard

Georgina Beyer to stand for Mana

"She's strong-minded, stands up to be counted, and has fought for the rights of those who haven't had any - and won.

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Related Topix: Health

WRAL.com

Moore County child's wish comes true with new treehouse

Recently, that vision came to life, and Evie, her sisters, her brothers and her friends were all running, climbing, swinging and sliding on the new treehouse.

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Related Topix: Moore County, NC, Health, Asheboro, NC, Whispering Pines, NC

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Hispanic Business

Alexion Profits Up 38% From A Year Earlier

The profit growth was 38 percent. Soliris, currently approved to treat two ultra-rare, life-threatening diseases, is reportedly one of the most expensive drugs on the market.

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Related Topix: Health, Myasthenia Gravis, Medicine

Cape Breton Post

Family celebrates life, involvement of Wendell Hill

He became an active volunteer, an advocate for organ donation and lived a full and rich life for an unprecedented 40 years after receiving a new kidney.

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Related Topix: Health, Canada, North America, World News

Star-Telegram.com

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.

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Related Topix: Robots, Kidney Cancer, Health

Bangor Daily News

Donor, recipient in lifesaving kidney transplant to run together in Beach to Beacon race

Last August, when Patty Blankenship ran the TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race , Daavid Swift watched from the sidelines.

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Related Topix: Health, Portland, ME, South Portland, ME, Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Freeport, ME

Customer Interaction Solutions

Making Health Insurance Affordable to 'Average' Nigerians

To make health care accessible and affordable to all Nigerians, the World Health Organisation , the World Bank and other experts recommend among other things: mandatory and publicly subsidized health insurance scheme even as the National Health Insurance Scheme in partnership with MTN Nigeria and Salt & Einstein MTS have rolled out a cheap mobile ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa Travel, Nigeria, World News, HIV/AIDS

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