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  1. Seven-Year-Old Advocates for Organ DonationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KGWN

    The only sign that Cayde Brannaman was ever sick is a scar on her chest. Before she turned six, she'd already had heart procedures and 18 months ago, she had a double lung transplant.

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  2. Rare lung disease claims life of 2-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KLKN

    On August 27th, 2-year-old Isabel Haifley died in Houston where she was waiting for a lung transplant. Parents Damon and Kendra say she'd been fighting a rare undiagnosed interstitial lung disease for the past several months.

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  3. Burnie Ten suits Masters brothers to a TRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Advocate

    REATHING EASY: Organ recipient Kerry Masters and brother Ray prepare to walk in the Burnie Ten, where they will wear their Donate life T-shirts. Picture: Grant Wells.

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  4. Wings Flights of Hope a lifesaver for someRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | WKBW

    Imagine needing urgent medical care from outside the Buffalo area, but having no way to access it. That's where Wings Flights of Hope Inc. comes in.

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  5. New targets for treating pulmonary hypertension foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Science Daily

    Two new potential therapeutic targets for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension, a deadly disease marked by high blood pressure in the lungs, have been identified by researchers. Two new potential therapeutic targets for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension, a deadly disease marked by high blood pressure in the lungs, have been identified by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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  6. Britain's Got Talent star's variety show in aid of Pevensey Bay woman's charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Hailsham Today

    A finalist on Britain's Got Talent is holding a variety show in aid of a charity dreamed up by a friend who died 25 years after having a heart and lung transplant. In 1989 she was the 12th child in the UK to have a lung and heart transplant and was told by doctors it may only give her five extra years to live.

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  7. Studies from Columbia University Add New Findings in the Area of Lung ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Hispanic Business

    Polymorphisms of surfactant protein D , an important molecule within lung innate immunity, have been associated with various lung diseases." Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from , "We investigated the association between donor lung SP-D polymorphisms and posttransplant CLAD and survival in 191 lung transplant recipients consecutively transplanted.

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  8. Wings Flights of HopeRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WKBW

    Imagine needing urgent medical care, but having no way to access it. That's where Wings Flights of Hope comes in.

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  9. CMU researcher awarded $2.4M NIH grant to develop longer-lasting artificial lungRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Business Journal

    Carnegie Mellon University professor Keith Cook has received a $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to support the research and development of artificial lungs that patients may use long-term at home while waiting for a lung transplant.

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  10. More Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | KXVO

    The documentary will air on the Discovery Channel on IPF is a rare, progressive and fatal lung disease that causes permanent scarring of the lungs, difficulty breathing and decreases the amount of oxygen the lungs can supply to the body. IPF affects as many as 132,000 Americans, and the majority of patients only live three to five years following diagnosis.

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  11. Carnegie Mellon University's Awarded $2.4M National Institutes of...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | BioSpace

    Carnegie Mellon University 's Keith Cook Awarded $2.4M National Institutes of Health Grant To Develop Artificial Lungs That Can Be Worn At Home grant from the National Institutes of Health to support research and development of artificial lungs that patients may use long term in the comfort of their own homes while waiting for a lung transplant. Cook, an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering , will lead the project and collaborate with researchers from the "Far more people need a lung transplant or an artificial lung than what's available," said Cook, who noted that around 12 million people have chronic lung disease in alone, but less than 2,000 people will be able to receive transplants.

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  12. To Mark Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month, Boehringer Ingelheim...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | BioSpace

    The documentary will air on the Discovery Channel on IPF is a rare, progressive and fatal lung disease that causes permanent scarring of the lungs, difficulty breathing and decreases the amount of oxygen the lungs can supply to the body. IPF affects as many as 132,000 Americans, and the majority of patients only live three to five years following diagnosis.

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  13. Independence Referendum - Your Guide: Claims and counter-claims...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Daily Record

    THE Yes camp say only independence can protect our health service from Westminster-imposed cuts. The No side say an independent Scotland wouldn't have enough money to pay for the NHS.

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  14. I have to carry on living... but it's hard to make plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Swindon Advertiser

    For two years and four months, Stacie Pridden has been waiting... and waiting... for the heart and lung transplant which will change her life. EMMA DUNN reports SMILING, laughing and chatting together, Stacie and Megan Pridden look like any other twin sisters.

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  15. Salon hosts benefit for transplant recipient09/10/14 An East County...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | YourObserver

    Salon hosts benefit for transplant recipient An East County salon is trimming up to support a local 32-year-old battling cystic fibrosis. Blue Door Spa and Salon, located at 5234 State Road 64 E., Bradenton, will host a fundraiser 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept.

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  16. Meet Jennifer, A Woman With Cystic Fibrosis Who Could Die If An Anti-Obamacare Lawsuit SucceedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | ThinkProgress

    When I speak to Jennifer Causor for the first time, she rings with enthusiasm as she describes her new exercise program. It's a "boot camp" themed program, "which is something I never thought I'd be able to do," Jenn tells me over the phone.

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  17. The Boomer Esiason Foundation Announces its Newest Team Boomer Athletic Event Series: Bike to BreatheRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Sys-Con Media

    The Team Boomer event series encourages people with CF and their families to stay active and exercise in order to stay healthy. Cahill is a 58-year-old CF patient and double lung transplant survivor who is living proof that an active, healthy lifestyle positively affects his quality of life.

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    Tuesday Sep 9 | This Is Staffordshire

    TO an outsider, Sarah Davis looks perfectly healthy, but for the 27-year-old who has lived with Cystic Fibrosis for as long as she can remember, every day is a struggle. Although the NHS administrator manages to work full time, drive a car and enjoys a healthy social life, each day comes with its own hurdles.

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  19. Sickly Son Still in the Game Despite Hand Nobody WantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Part II: On Monday, Angelica Valentine of Encinitas and her son, Bill Bostick, who was born with an extreme heart defect, told how Bill lived for four decades knowing that each day could be his last. Finally, he underwent a rare heart-lung transplant operation that gave his life a future, and gave hope more than a gasp.

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  20. New Analysis of Phase III Trials Examines the Impact of Boehringer...Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Applied Clinical Trials

    New Analysis of Phase III Trials Examines the Impact of Boehringer Ingelheim's IPF Therapy Nintedanib on Lung Function Decline Based on Patients' Baseline Severity /PRNewswire/ -- A pre-specified, pooled subgroup sensitivity analysis from the two identically designed Phase III INPULSIS trials, presented today at the European Respiratory Society International Congress evaluated the impact of the investigational drug nintedanib on reducing the decline in lung function, as measured by annual rate of decline in forced vital capacity , in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis based on the severity of lung function impairment at baseline. The efficacy and safety of nintedanib in the treatment of IPF has not been established.

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