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    Yesterday | Cambridge Evening News

    Following a lifesaving double lung transplant, Emily Hoyle is determined to make the most of the life she came so close to losing. As she prepares to scale one of the world's highest active volcanos, the 30-year-old tells Lydia Fallon why she'll be forever grateful for the "best gift anyone could ever give".


  2. Was the 1982 movie 'Poltergeist' cursed ?Read the original story

    Saturday | Unexplained Mysteries

    After its release the movie sparked rumors of a curse that was said to have befallen the cast and crew. Directed by Tobe Hooper and produced by Stephen Spielberg, the original 'Poltergeist' told the terrifying tale of a family who became besieged by a malicious haunting that culminated in their youngest daughter being pulled through a portal to the 'other side'.


  3. Walking for a causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 |

    More than 400 walkers took part in the first annual Cystic Fibrosis Great Strides Walk on Sunday, May 17, in Fairhaven.  Beginning at Ft.


  4. 'Medical miracle' dad returns to hospital where he had heart...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 |

    Patrick Barry from Tallaght who had a heart transplant 21 years ago aged 11 is pictured with his children Lucy and Emily A Tallaght dad has been described as a "medical miracle" at the Mater Hospital where he became the youngest person in Irish history to receive a heart transplant. Patrick Barry , a painter and decorator, said he owes his life to the hospital's staff after his heart doubled in size when he was 11-years-old and treatment was unavailable.


  5. This Photo Project Shows What Living With Cystic Fibrosis Really Looks LikeRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | MSN Healthy Living

    Photographer Ian Pettigrew is giving women with cystic fibrosis-a life-threatening disease-the spotlight to raise awareness and empower others living with it. He recently published photos of close to 60 women in all different shapes and sizes who are living with cystic fibrosis in a portrait series called the Salty Girls project.


  6. Hudsonville high school graduate shares story of the fight for her lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    HOLLAND, Mich.- It's that time of year, where thousands across West Michigan are getting their diplomas at high school graduations. Between homework, college applications, and extracurricular activities and of course their social lives, it's safe to say high school comes with a lot of pressure.


  7. 'Transplants don't just save lives, they help create them'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 |

    Patrick Barry, who made medical history as the youngest Irish patient to receive a heart transplant when he was just 11 years old, has two special reasons to be grateful for the gift of life. His partner Amanda commented: "We always say if he was not generously donated someone's heart, these two girls would not be here.


  8. Knitted sheep have been hidden all over Bury - here's what to do if you find oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Bury Times

    Joyce Herdson, from Radcliffe, has taken on the role of the popular nursery rhyme favourite by hand-making a number of toy sheep, which she is leaving in different locations to highlight the importance of organ donation. Mrs Herdson, aged 51, hopes that people who find the cute toys will log on to the Lost Sheep Facebook page to upload a photo of where the teddies have been found before joining the organ donor register.


  9. Abstract 328: Cardiovascular Disease Associated with Ability to...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Circulation

    Introduction: Patients with end stage renal disease suffer from a high burden of cardiovascular disease . Renal transplant offers mortality and morbidity benefits.


  10. Double-lung transplantee breathing new lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Saanich News

    James Reimer remembers the endless hum of his artificial lung machine, the constant presence of his wife, Adena, and a fire inside that kept him fighting death for six months in Toronto General Hospital's intensive care unit. Every breath James took in those days of early 2013 was a battle against a foe he had been fighting since birth, one that only two years prior had destroyed one lung and had claimed victory over the other.


  11. Experiences and work treating Cystic Fibrosis part of public meetingRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Guelph Tribune

    Cystic fibrosis survivor and professional body builder James Cameron will speak about his experiences with the deadly disease at a public talk May 25. Also speaking will be University of Guelph pathobiology professor Sarah Wootton, said a news release. She's developing a way to permanently treat cystic fibrosis by using genetic lung therapy.


  12. Read our previous coverage of Piccolo theater productionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Charleston City Paper

    Piccolo Spoleto is full of new acts this year - the musical The Last Five Years and the magic show Illusions with Howard Blackwell come to mind - but there are also several shows that we've written about or reviewed over the past year or so, when they first showed up at local theaters. So to help you as you're putting together your Piccolo schedule, here's a list of Piccolo shows with previous CP coverage.


  13. RestorGenex Announces Data On The Effect Of RES-529 In Pulmonary Fibrosis ModelsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | BioSpace

    RestorGenex Corporation , a specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on developing products for oncology, ophthalmology and dermatology, announced that Keith Ferguson, M.D. and Nathan Sandbo, M.D., both of the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, presented scientific data utilizing RES-529 in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. The poster entitled "The Novel TOR Complex 1/2 Inhibitor RestorGenex 529 Inhibits Human Lung Myofibroblast Differentiation" was presented on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at the American Thoracic Society International Conference in Denver, Colorado.


  14. CD154-CD40 T-cell co-stimulation pathway is a key mechanism in kidney ischemia-reperfusion injuryRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Kidney International

    Hospitalet Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain Ischemia-reperfusion occurs in a great many clinical settings and contributes to organ failure or dysfunction. CD154-CD40 signaling in leukocyte–endothelial cell interactions or T-cell activation facilitates tissue inflammation and injury.


  15. Terminally Ill California Mom Speaks Out Against Assisted SuicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | National Public Radio

    Stephanie and Brian Packer make lunch with their children, Brian, 11, Savannah, 5, Scarlett, 10, and Jacob, 8. Stephanie O'Neill/KPCC hide caption That's the same age as Brittany Maynard, who last year was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Last fall, Maynard, of Northern California, opted to end her life with the help of a doctor in Oregon, where physician-assisted suicide is legal.


  16. Study Suggests Need for Renal Protective Care in Pediatric Lung Transplant PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Surgical Products

    Caucasian and Hispanic children who undergo lung transplantation appear to be at greater risk for developing chronic kidney disease, or CKD, according to a small retrospective study conducted at Texas Children's Hospital. The study, believed to be the first to look at CKD in children who have received lung transplants, also found that those children with high levels of tacrolimus, a powerful immunosuppressant given to fight organ rejection, circulating in the blood and those who experience at least one episode of acute kidney injury during their recovery also appear to be at greater risk for CKD.


  17. Shorter Patients Less Likely to Receive Lung Transplant in TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Surgical Products

    Lung transplant candidates who are about 5'3" or shorter have longer waiting times than taller candidates and are more likely to die within a year while waiting for a lung transplant, according to a study presented at the 2015 American Thoracic Society International Conference. Shorter adults are also more likely to be placed on mechanical ventilation while they wait for lung transplantation, said lead author Jessica Sell, MPH, of the Columbia University Medical Center in New York.


  18. Melnyk's transplant spotlights major organ-donation shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 |

    It will take more than the publicity surrounding the case of Eugene Melnyk to close the current organ-donation gap, say those who study the issue. Despite campaigns that have increased the numbers of organ donors in Ontario in recent years, patients continue to die every week while waiting for a transplant.


  19. American Society of Transplantation Welcomes Dr. James Allan as PresidentRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | PRWeb

    Dr. Allan's goals include engaging with patients and the public in support of the AST's mission, establishing new approaches to funding transplantation research, and advocating for the removal of financial disincentives to organ donation. The American Society of Transplantation introduced its newly elected 2015-2016 board members at the recent American Transplant Congress in Philadelphia.


  20. Emotional High School Graduation Expected for Double Lung Transplant RecipientRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Newswise

    It will be an especially emotional moment when Rachel Sweet walks across the stage during the June 2 graduation ceremony at Lincoln-Way West High School. Rachel has cystic fibrosis, and during her first three years at the New Lenox high school, she was home sick or in the hospital at least half the time.