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  1. Organ donors gave more than 2 million years of life to sick patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    Hearts, kidneys and other donated organs have added more than 2 million years to the lives of the American patients who received them, according to a new analysis. That tally, published this week by the journal JAMA Surgery, covers 25 years of organ donation in the U.S. Researchers started with 1987, the year when the United Network for Organ Sharing began keeping track of all organ transplants in the U.S. Between Sept.

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  2. Benefit held for BolingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | People's Defender

    Boling has cystic fibrosis and is on the waiting list for a double lung transplant at the Cleveland Clinic and the University of Kentucky. Because of the suddenness that a transplant can become available and needs to be performed, a helicopter flight will be used to transport Boling.

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  3. 'A second chance'Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

    Sign up through the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles when you receive or renew your driver's license or sign up online at Donatelifeindiana.org. Printed forms are also available.

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  4. Organ donors gave more than 2 million years of life to sick patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    UCLA surgeons prepare to do a kidney transplant. Organ transplants of all types have added more than 2 million years to the lives of Americans since 1987, according to a new study.

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  5. Global Organ and Tissue Transplantation MarketRead the original story

    Yesterday | Freshnews

    NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Organ and Tissue Transplantation in Number of Procedures. The global and regional markets for 'Organ and Tissue Transplantation' in this report are analyzed by the following Product Segments - Organ Tranplantation .

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  6. Heart doc suing Alberta Health Services for $6MRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNews

    A nasty $6 million legal battle between a world-renowned Edmonton heart surgeon and Alberta Health Services has led to revoked hospital privileges, allegations of defamation and conspiracy and court documents being sealed.

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  7. Sharon Runner only candidate for California's 21st Senate DistrictRead the original story

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    Former Republican lawmaker Sharon Runner of Lancaster has emerged as the only candidate for one of three open state Senate seats. Runner, who recovered from a double lung transplant three years ago, will be alone on the March 17 special election ballot for a district that includes parts of Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties.

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  8. Organ transplants saved more than 2 million years of life: JAMA Surgery studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBC News

    Double-lung transplant recipient HA lA ne Campbell of Ottawa used her own personal journey to overcome medical challenges to promote the importance of organ donations. A newly released 25-year study indicates organ transplants saved recipients more than two million years of life.

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  9. TGH develops unique new method to help high-risk patients receive a lung transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Medical News

    A unique new method to treat a specific group of patients who are at greater risk of rejecting a donor lung, allowing them to live longer after transplant without rejection, has been developed by the Toronto Lung Transplant Program at Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network. This novel approach differs from other therapies which treat those who are highly "sensitized" or reactive to foreign donor lung tissue in that it uses commonly available and well-tolerated drugs in transplant programs around the world, and is begun only when the patient is in the operating room, rather than still waiting for a transplant.

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  10. Phase I/II clinical trial in second-line lower risk myelodysplastic syndrome with OPN-305 initiatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Medical News Today

    Opsona Therapeutics Ltd, the innate immune drug development company focused on novel therapeutic approaches to treat autoimmune, inflammatory diseases and oncology, announces that it has initiated a phase I/II clinical trial in second-line lower risk myelodysplastic syndrome patients with its lead drug candidate, OPN-305. The lead principal investigator Professor Guillermo Garcia-Manero, who was closely involved in the preliminary work on the potential benefit of TLR2 antagonism in MDS, will conduct the trial at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA, one of the premier cancer centres in the world.

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  11. Lung transplant program develops new method to allow more high-risk patients to receive a transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Science Daily

    A unique new method to treat a specific group of patients who are at greater risk of rejecting a donor lung, allowing them to live longer after transplant without rejection, has been developed by a Canadian hospital. A unique new method to treat a specific group of patients who are at greater risk of rejecting a donor lung, allowing them to live longer after transplant without rejection, has been developed by the Toronto Lung Transplant Program at Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network.

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  12. Opsona Therapeutics Ltd. Initiates a Prospective Open Label Phase...Read the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Freshnews

    Opsona Therapeutics Ltd , the innate immune drug development company focused on novel therapeutic approaches to treat autoimmune, inflammatory diseases and oncology, announces that it has initiated a phase I/II clinical trial in second-line lower risk myelodysplastic syndrome patients with its lead drug candidate, OPN-305. The lead principal investigator Professor Guillermo Garcia-Manero, who was closely involved in the preliminary work on the potential benefit of TLR2 antagonism in MDS, will conduct the trial at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA, one of the premier cancer centres in the world.

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  13. Ireland's Opsona tests new drug in USRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Business World

    The immune drug development company focused on novel therapeutic approaches to treat autoimmune, inflammatory diseases and oncology, said that it has initiated a phase I/II clinical trial in second-line lower risk myelodysplastic syndrome patients with its lead drug candidate, OPN-305. The lead principal investigator Professor Guillermo Garcia-Manero, who was closely involved in the preliminary work on the potential benefit of TLR2 antagonism in MDS, will conduct the trial at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA, one of the premier cancer centres in the world.

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  14. TGH Lung Transplant Program Develops New Method to Allow More...Read the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Newswise

    A unique new method to treat a specific group of patients who are at greater risk of rejecting a donor lung, allowing them to live longer after transplant without rejection, has been developed by the Toronto Lung Transplant Program at Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network. This novel approach differs from other therapies which treat those who are highly "sensitized" or reactive to foreign donor lung tissue in that it uses commonly available and well-tolerated drugs in transplant programs around the world, and is begun only when the patient is in the operating room, rather than still waiting for a transplant.

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  15. "Lung Transplantation Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" is now ...Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | PR-inside.com

    This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Lung Transplantation. It includes an overview of the trial numbers and their recruitment status as per the site of trial conduction across the globe.

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  16. Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals to perform live 'artificial...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | AME Info

    Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals , the UK's largest specialist heart and lung centre, is set to showcase its pioneering artificial heart replacement surgery at the Arab Health conference next Monday . The new generation ventricular assist device procedure - also known as 'an artificial heart' - involves the insertion of a mechanical pump in the left or right heart chamber in order to support heart function in people with Cardiovascular disease or have suffered heart failure.

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  17. Sharon Runner only candidate to file for 21st Senate District special electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Los Angeles Times

    Former Republican state Sen. Sharon Runner of Lancaster, who rebounded after receiving a double lung transplant three years ago, was the only candidate to file papers by Friday's deadline to run in a special election to fill a Senate seat vacated when Steve Knight was elected to Congress. Runner, 60, is seeking to serve the remaining two years of the four-year term for the 21st Senate District seat representing parts of Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties.

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  18. Eight marathon challenge for University Hospital LlandoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Penarth Times

    TWO men are attempting to complete a staggering eight marathons in 24 hours to raise money for the cystic fibrosis patients at the University Hospital Llandough. Golf coach Mark Govier, from Mumbles, and gym instructor Gareth Burgess, from Gowerton, who both work at Machynys Peninsula Golf Club, will each cover more than 104 miles on the treadmill, rowing machine and exercise bike, bringing the total distance covered to more than 208 miles.

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  19. Grandad hanged himself at his Gillow Heath homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | This Is Staffordshire

    An inquest heard how the panic-stricken 65-year-old had pleaded with his family to take him to A&E because he felt he would be safe there. But after being seen by two psychiatric nurses at Royal Stoke University Hospital, he was assessed as not being an immediate risk and was discharged.

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  20. Kenny Fowler is getting things started at Cal ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | HarnessLink.com

    Fowler is plying the trade of harness starter for the first time in his career at this meeting, making sure the trotters and pacers get off to a clean and fair start to their one-mile journey. Even though Kenny was born in Sacramento some 53 years ago, it wasnt until he was in college that he truly got exposed to harness racing and realized its what he wanted to do with his life.

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