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  1. Grand Roundup: Top posts of FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Stanford

    Sticky situation: How sugar affects our health : In this post, a clinical dietician with Stanford Health Care answers questions on the health risks of consuming too much sugar and offers tips on how to cut back. Math and the brain: Memorization is overrated, says education expert : The research of Jo Boaler , PhD, a Stanford professor of mathematics education, shows that students are better at math when they've developed "number sense," or the ability to use numbers flexibly and understand their logic.


  2. Innovative Surgery Helps Patient Get Treated for Pancreatic Cancer at Global HospitalsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Feb. 28, 2015 - CHENNAI, India -- Hyderabad: Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. According to the World Health Organization it accounts for around eight per cent of all cancer related deaths in men and women.


  3. Richmond teen gets long-awaited lung transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Palladium-Item

    Richmond teen gets long-awaited lung transplant Rebecca Stoermer needed the surgery because she suffers from cystic fibrosis. Check out this story on After almost two years on an organ transplant waiting list, Richmond teen Rebecca Stoermer finally has a new set of lungs.


  4. Boy, 6, with life-threatening illness named honorary Eustis firefighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Click Orlando

    The Eustis Fire Department on Friday gave a local 6-year-old boy with a life-threatening illness and a dream of being a firefighter, an honorary firefighter's position. Cameron spent three months in the NICU and got a bilateral lung transplant.


  5. Kiss FM Honored the Life of a McKinney Teen This Week with Swap to "Laura FM"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Dallas Observer

    If you regularly listen to 106.1 KISS-FM on your daily commute, you may have noticed that something was a little bit different about your favorite radio station earlier this week. In tribute to a teenaged listener who succumbed to complications from cystic fibrosis, the city's most popular radio station changed its name to "Laura FM" on Tuesday to honor her memory.


  6. Idaho GOP's extreme 'parental rights' bill opens...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Raw Story

    A parental rights bill narrowly passed through an Idaho House committee, but opponents warn the vaguely worded measure could open the door to trouble. House Bill 113 passed Wednesday largely along party lines, although eight Republicans voted against a measure they say is rife with "unintended consequences."


  7. CambridgeNews published Mum's heartbreak as she's told toddler Isaac Wilkins needs double...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cambridge Evening News

    A Sawston mother is desperately trying to raise money for her 17-month-old son to have a double lung transplant - which doctors say he needs otherwise he may not live to see his third birthday. Isaac Wilkins spent more than seven months in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Rosie Hospital, Cambridge, after he was born with chronic lung disease at 29 weeks on September 9, 2013.


  8. Blackwood man to run two marathons in memory of friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | South Wales Argus

    Daffydd Weetman, 40, hopes to complete the Llanelli Marathon on April 19 and the London Marathon on April 26 in tribute to Bethan Sims, 20, from Blackwood, who lost her battle with cystic fibrosis last September. Ms Sims, who was the niece of Mr Weetman's sister, Jennifer Sims, had suffered from the genetic disorder since childhood and had been on the waiting list for a lung transplant before she died.


  9. Newport PTO appreciates art night, auction supportRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Marietta Times

    The students artwork exhibit on the evening of Feb. 12 showed what a talented group of kids we have. A very nice variety of artwork was on display.


  10. Rescue chopper diverted from Fiona Stanley Hospital after landing sign-off failureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Age

    Fiona Stanley Hospital management failed to finalise operating protocols for the RAC rescue helicopter to land at its new helipad, forcing a pilot to divert to nearby Jandakot Airport during an emergency airlift of two patients on Saturday. Fairfax Media understands that two patients who were competitors in the Rottnest Channel Swim were retrieved by the RAC rescue helicopter mid-race after suffering saltwater inhalation.


  11. Global Transplantation Market to Grow at 9.36% CAGR by 2019Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 |

    Transplantation is the procedure in which diseased or injured cells, tissues, or organs are replaced with healthy cells, tissues, or organs to restore the normal functions of the body. Transplantation is the procedure in which diseased or injured cells, tissues, or organs are replaced with healthy cells, tissues, or organs to restore the normal functions of the body.


  12. Aspiration, localized pulmonary inflammation, and predictors of...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | CiteULike

    Journal of the American College of Surgeons , Vol. 217, No. 1. , doi:10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.03.008 We hypothesized that immune mediator concentrations in the bronchoalveolar fluid are predictive of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome and demonstrate specific patterns of dysregulation, depending on the presence of acute cellular rejection, BOS, aspiration, and timing of lung transplantation.


  13. Mother who was told she would a outlive her childrena advocates for organ donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Post and Courier

    Jessica “Jes” Oldham described her relationship with her younger brother, Tripp, as “very, very close.” She said, “We were always each other's No. 1 ... Having CF together brought us closer than most people.” When: Saturday.


  14. Spectrum Health United Hospital and Greenville Public Schools' Mini Med School Honored at MASARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Rockford Squire

    On January 22, 2015, Peter Haines, Superintendent of Greenville Public Schools, along with Baldwin Heights Elementary School teacher Mindy Hepinstall, Baldwin Heights Principal Mike Walsh and Spectrum Health United Hospital director of surgical services Eric Nelson, were inducted into the Michigan Association of School Administrators Winners' Circle for their part in Mini Med School. The Winners' Circle is MASA's way of recognizing members whose leadership has launched or adapted an effective program or practice which achieves results, and could be replicated in other districts.


  15. Opsona Therapeutics Ltd. Patent Issued In USA Covering An Antibody...Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | BioSpace

    Opsona Therapeutics Ltd , the innate immune drug development company focused on novel therapeutic approaches to treat autoimmune, inflammatory diseases and oncology, today announced that the US Patent Office has issued US Patent 8,623,353, which covers an antibody directed against Toll-like Receptor-2 and the use and development thereof. "The issuance of this patent is an important milestone in the development of Opsona's TLR2 intellectual property portfolio and will facilitate market exclusivity for the use of OPN-305 in the ever expanding area of TLR2 mediated diseases."


  16. The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung...Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | CiteULike

    The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Thirty-first Adult Lung and Heart-Lung Transplant Report-2014; Focus Theme: Retransplantation The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation , Vol. 33, No.


  17. Tasmanian organ donation rate high compared to rest of countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | ABC News

    Tasmanians are being told they are performing well nationally when it comes to organ donation and its outcomes, despite just nine people in the state donating organs last year. The DonateLife Network, made up of organ and tissue donation agencies in 72 hospitals across Australia, said the state had a 12 per cent higher outcome than in 2013, and was higher than the national average last year measured on the basis of donors per million of the population .


  18. $2.6 million O.C. jury verdict raises awareness of chemicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Wave

    It's an artificial flavoring used to give popcorn that buttery taste, but it's also a toxic chemical with powerful fumes that can ravage the lungs. Tanu Vatuvei worked closely around this chemical, called diacetyl, for nearly 10 years as an employee at the Mission Flavors & Fragrances manufacturing plant in Foothill Ranch.


  19. Doctors too silent - Jamaica Urological Society wants physicians to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Gleaner

    From left: Dr Tasha Cooke, consultant urologist at Cornwall Regional Hospital; Dr Michael Brooks, president of the Jamaica Urological Society ; and Dr Belinda Morrison, consultant urologist at the University Hospital of the West Indies share a moment just before the start of the JUS symposium at the Jamaica Conference Centre yesterday. Dr Michael Brooks, president of the Jamaica Urological Society , has admonished members of his community for not speaking up on issues that have deleterious effects on patients and the society at large.


  20. Organ Donation New Zealand release Annual ReportRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Scoop

    Figures released by Organ Donation New Zealand show the number of deceased organ donors in 2014 was 46, up from an average of 36 donors per year between 2004 and 2013. The total number of New Zealanders receiving an organ transplant rose from 175 in 2013 to 214 in 2014, a 22 per cent increase.