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50 min ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Kidney donor's brain studied, could shed light on compassion

In 2000, Harold Mintz gave the ultimate gift: He became the first person in the Washington area to donate a kidney to a stranger. Now, his generous act is being studied by researchers, eager to shed light on compassionate behavior.

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Related Topix: Georgetown (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Health

5 hrs ago | WXYZ

Kids donate to boy saved by 6-year-old sister

White Lake Township - Just months ago Nick Karavite was living the life of a normal middle-schooler. Then he started feeling tired, bruising easily and had a fever.

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Related Topix: Health, Dearborn Heights, MI

9 hrs ago | P&T Community

FDA Approves Hyqvia (Immune Globulin Infusion 10%) for Adults With Primary Immunodeficiency

The FDA has given the green light to Hyqvia , a subcutaneous treatment for adult patients with primary immunodeficiency . Hyqvia is the first subcutaneous immune globulin treatment approved for PI patients with a dosing regimen requiring only one infusion up to once per month and one injection site per infusion to deliver a therapeutic dose of immune globulin.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Immune Globulin (generic), Gammagard, Health

13 hrs ago | Forbes.com

'Decoding Annie Parker' Focuses On Women, Breast Cancer and Changing Science

I'm a writer, physician and breast cancer survivor. Earlier in my career I practiced oncology and hematology.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology, Hematology, Lymphoma

18 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Friend sets up GoFundMe page to help pay bills after cancer diagnosis

Seated on sofa, from left, Kathie Raycraft, Brandon Paine, Dawn Paine. On the floor, from left, Dylan Paine and Dakota Paine.

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Related Topix: Somersworth, NH, Portsmouth, NH, Durham, NH, Esophageal Cancer, Health

Sun Sep 14, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Seagraves student working to give cancer patients second chance at life

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and people across the South Plains are helping make a difference in these tiny patients' lives. On Sept.

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Related Topix: Seagraves, TX, South-Plains, TX, Lubbock, TX, Health

The Times of Trenton

Quilts for Comfort at Septemberfest in Hamilton

Quilts for Comfort, which promote awareness of Leukemia, the need for Blood Donors, the need for bone marrow donors, had a stand at Septemberfest on Sunday, September 14, 2014 in Veterans Park. From left, volunteers Maxine Fox, son Logan Fox and founder Susan Tonry chat with Janice Miller, of Hamilton.

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Related Topix: Health

Seeking Alpha

Baxter Receives Approval For Hyqvia - Growth Prospects Improve

I reiterate my bull thesis given the value proposition of this product. This comes as Baxter also achieved positive data for its Hemophilia A treatment BAX 855.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Baxter International, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Health

Sat Sep 13, 2014

WDIO

'Cruise for Cancer' Benefits Duluth 4-Year Old

Updated: 09/13/2014 10:37 PM Created: 09/13/2014 9:06 PM WDIO.com By: Briggs LeSavage blesavage@wdio.com The Cruise for Cancer got more than 250 hotrods together Saturday to raise money for a 4-year old Duluth girl battling Leukemia. Elizabeth was diagnosed with the disease in 2012.

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Related Topix: Duluth, MN, Health

Seeking Alpha

FDA gives thumbs up to Hyqvia

The FDA approves Baxter International's Hyqvia [Immune Globulin Infusion 10% with Recombinant Human Hyaluronidase ] for the treatment of adult patients with primary immunodeficiency . Hyqvia's value proposition is less frequent dosing and fewer infusion sites.

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Related Topix: Medical Equipment, Medicine, Baxter International, Healthcare Industry, Health

WDTN-TV Dayton

Vandalia community remembers football standout

The Vandalia community came together and laced up their sneakers in honor of a Butler High School football standout that lost his life too soon. More than 100 people came out for the run to remember Blake who was one of Butler High School's football stars.

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Related Topix: Vandalia, OH, Health

The New Zealand Herald

MKR stars cook for cancer treatment

On camera, My Kitchen Rules New Zealand rivals the "Modern Day Hippies" and the "Corporate Dads" are locked in a tense battle for a $100,000 winners' cheque. But off camera, the duos have united behind gravely ill Hamilton woman Angela Sunkel, who is battling a deadly form of cancer.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health

She Knows

Jon Heder sends spirit-lifting message to sick fan

Sarah Long was born in the cozy town of Monterey, California and is now happily enjoying the SoCal sunshine in Los Angeles. When she's not hanging out with her cats, Sterling and Draper, you can find her cruising the beach, trying o... Jon Heder, otherwise known as Napoleon Dynamite, is the latest celeb to send a sweet message to special fan that is in some serious need of spirit lifting.

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Related Topix: Napoleon Dynamite, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Entertainment, Television, Jon Heder, Monterey, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Health

Switched

Can Using This Little-Known Spice Actually Make You Eat Less?

Getting a little bored of using the same spices in your healthy cooking efforts? Board-certified health coach Anjali Shah says one lesser-known spice isn't just great for changing up your routine with a lively kick of flavor; it may also actually help you eat less. Speaking with the web series #OWNSHOW , Shah shares one of her favorite cooking staples when it comes to spice: Aleppo chili.

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Related Topix: Cayenne Pepper, Supplement, Health

Raiders

Streater and Raiders Make Dream Come True

Streater met 10-year old Michael in a program called CoachArt. "They work with a bunch of kids and they pretty much take mentors and have them hang out," explained Streater.

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Related Topix: Health, Sports, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Canada.com

CAS takes parents to court after they refuse consent for chemo for son with leukemia

A few days ago, Aiden Pedersen's parents got the worst possible news. Their only child, 18-month-old Aiden, was diagnosed with leukemia by doctors at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Marijuana

BioMed Central

Mast cell leukemia associated with undefined morphology and chronic basophilic leukemia

Mast cell leukemia is rare type of neoplasia with an incidence of 1% in a large series of 342 adult patients with systemic mastocytosis . Chronic basophilic leukemia is an extremely rare type of leukemia with appearance of 7 cases in the literature.

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Related Topix: Health

MyFoxAtlanta

Bone marrow donor denied visa for sister's transplant

An Atlanta woman is in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant and says the government is standing in the way of her life saving donor. Alicia Nino De Palma, 51, has leukemia and needs a bone marrow transplant to survive.

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Related Topix: Health, Lottery

Daily Herald

Special wedding guest: Man who saved groom's life

When Adam Myers and Sloan Braith get married Saturday, they'll have a special guest present: the man whose bone marrow made their big day possible. Jeremy Gitzlaff, of Pewaukee, Wisconsin, donated the marrow last year that's credited with saving Myers' life from leukemia.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Pewaukee, WI, Health

Coquitlam Now

Honouring a friend's legacy

Friends will gather in Port Moody's Rocky Point Park on Oct. 4 to take part in a Light the Night Memorial Walk. Established by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada, the walk will honour the memory of Tanya Aspeleiter, who died of leukemia earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Lymphoma, Health

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