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The Nevada Sagebrush (blog)

Avoid 'slacktivism' on social media
The Nevada Sagebrush (blog)
His parents made an impassioned plea to social media users to wear yellow, the boy's favorite color, in hopes of increasing his chances of receiving a bone marrow transplant. In short snap videos, people showed ... Before the popularity of “the Ice ...

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Bustle

Lifetime's 'Bad Blood' Didn't Happen In Real Life, But There Have Been Some ...
Bustle
Well, bone marrow is the tissue inside the bones and it produces red blood cells. As Stanford at The Tech describes, if someone gets a bone marrow transplant, that's tissue with different DNA and thus produces new red blood cells with that DNA. Now ...

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The Independent

The saffron censorship that governs India: Why national pride and religious ...
The Independent
Earlier this month, the Indian government's ban on Leslee Udwin's India's Daughter, a BBC documentary about rape – combined with a demand that it also be banned in the wider world – focused international attention not only on the country's appalling ...

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Brentwood Weekly News

Non-beating heart transplant hailed
Brentwood Weekly News
"Until this point we were only able to transplant organs from DBD (donation after brain-stem death) donors. However, research conducted at Papworth allowed us to develop a new technique not used anywhere else in the world to ensure the best possible ...

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Daily Mail

Lance Armstrong back on the Tour de France circuit as Geoff Thomas persuades ...
Daily Mail
Armstrong listens intently as Thomas explains what he has been doing these past 10 years with Charlie Craddock, the brilliant professor who oversaw his treatment and the life-saving stem cell transplant Thomas received from his sister, Kay. Thomas ...

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BBC News

donor's mother meets girl she saved
BBC News
A mother whose daughter's organs saved a nine-year-old girl's life has said it is a "wonderful feeling" to have been able to help other families. Organs belonging to Jessica Adderson, 17, from Matlock, Derbyshire, were donated after she was killed in a ...


BBC News

Conwy man Harry Price's organs save five lives
BBC News
While it is now three years since Harry Price died, his organs have since saved five lives. The Conwy man signed the Organ Donor Register in the 1980s after a friend died in a motoring accident. When he died suddenly of a brain haemorrhage in 2012, his ...

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Telegraph.co.uk

Was it the drugs, the champagne or an Easter miracle?
Telegraph.co.uk
I am amazed, considering the way things went medically, that my transplant is still going strong. I had been diagnosed with kidney failure six years earlier following an illness contracted when reporting for the BBC on an earthquake in Algeria, and had ...


RT

Europe's first 'dead' heart transplanted in UK
RT
"Using techniques developed to recover the abdominal organs in non-heart beating donors, we wanted to apply similar techniques to hearts from these donors,” said Simon Messer, cardiothoracic transplant registrar. "Until this point we were only able to ...
Europe's first non-beating heart transplant a successTimes of Malta
Europe's first non-beating heart transplant deemed a successDigital Journal
Succesful Non-beating Heart Transplant Performed by British SurgeonsThe Cubic Lane

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BBC News

Europe's first non-beating heart transplant
BBC News
Surgeons in Cambridgeshire have performed the first heart transplant in Europe using a non-beating heart. Donor hearts are usually from people who are brain-stem dead, but whose hearts are still beating. In this case, the organ came from a donor after ...
Success for first non-beating heart transplant in EuropeThe Guardian
UK surgeons complete Europe's first 'dead heart' transplantTelegraph.co.uk
Europe's First 'Dead' Heart Transplant Successfully Completed In U.K.The Inquisitr
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Oxford Immunotec Announces Availability of the T-SPOT.CMV Test in the United ...
CNNMoney
CMV can affect individuals with weaknesses in their T cell response and it is therefore an important and common cause of morbidity and mortality in solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients. The T-SPOT.CMV test measures the strength ...

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FinalCall.com News

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FinalCall.com News
According to statistics from the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), almost 35 percent of the more than 100,000 people on the national waiting list for kidney transplants are Black. .... A 2009 CNN investigation into global organ ...

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Lifesite

The Atlantic pushes killing for organs Wesley J. Smith
Lifesite
March 24, 2015 (NationalReview.com) -- I have repeatedly warned about articles published in medical and bioethics journals advocating killing the profoundly disabled or dying for their organs. The assault on the “dead donor rule” has now filtered down ...

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RH Reality Check

Surgeons Announce the First Successful Penis Transplant
RH Reality Check
A 2006 attempt at a penile transplant by doctors in China ended with the new organ being removed when the patient suffered severe psychological stress. John Robinson, professor of psychiatry and surgery at Howard University, told CNN, “The anxiety of ...
Doctors Claim First Successful Penile Transplant OperationEverythingLubbock.com

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Q13 FOX

Doctors claim first successful penis transplant
Q13 FOX
“We can give someone an organ that is just as good as the one that he had.” The patient's ... Dr. John Robinson, professor of psychiatry and surgery at Howard University, told CNN, “The anxiety of waiting for a transplant creates a lot of anxiety and ...
South Africa performs world-first penis transplant, gives hope to victims of ...ABC Online

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