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Laughlin Whiteley, cancer blog boy, suffers relapse
BBC News
In February he had a stem cell transplant for a rare leukaemia and was given the all-clear but has suffered a relapse of the blood cancer. His father John said the award was a "fantastic recognition of his courage". National charity for sick children ...

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Sheffield Children's Hospital's £40m new wing work starts
BBC News
Work has started on a £40m new wing to provide Sheffield Children's Hospital with "world class" facilities. The block will have three 24-bed wards - two surgical and one medical. It will also have a specialist burns unit. Work on the development, on ...

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Coventry leukaemia toddler receives US cell transplant
BBC News
His second chemotherapy course caused a hole to develop in his heart and doctors said a blood cell transplant was urgently needed. Elizabeth King, from the Anthony Nolan Trust, said: "The blood from umbilical cords is rich in potentially life-saving ...

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The Guardian

Now there's a chance for families to avoid their own Ashya King anguish
The Guardian
"A mediator is impartial," says Sarah Barclay, a former BBC journalist, founder of the not-for-profit Medical Mediation Foundation, heading the pilot, who also devised the training programme, based on interviews with staff and parents involved with ...


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Bromsgrove cancer survivor cycling 800km to meet donor
BBC News
A leukaemia survivor is to cycle 497 miles (800km) to meet the donor who saved his life. Jonjo Rooney, originally from Bromsgrove in Worcestershire, underwent a bone-marrow transplant seven years ago, at the age of 23. He left from Birmingham's Queen ...

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Alex Salmond wants a funny sort of independence for Scotland
Telegraph.co.uk (blog)
They include the NHS Blood and Transplant agency, which provides organs to the critically ill; the Royal Mint, which would make Scotland's coins; the Air and Maritime Accidents Investigation agency; the Hydrographic Office, a Ministry of Defence agency ...

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Today in SouthCoast
SouthCoastToday.com
The Children's Organ Transplant Association is raising money to help the family of Pearl Racine with the cost of her liver transplant. Mention this fundraiser and Ma Raffa's will donate 20 percent of your order to the COTA, a non-profit organization ...

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'Someone I'll never know has given me my sight back' – Tom's vision is ...
Bournemouth Echo
A PATIENT who had a life-changing eye transplant featured in a new two-part BBC documentary series. Tom Fitzgerald, 24, from Poole, suffers from a rare degenerative condition called Keratoconus which meant he had to quit his studies to be a quantity ...

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Daily Mail

Medical director of NHS England warns of risks to cross-border healthcare if ...
Daily Mail
That will continue regardless of the result of their independence referendum. 'However, Scottish patients currently make use of a number of specialist health services throughout England, such as heart/lung/and other organ transplants as well as ...

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14 Lesbian-Approved TV Premieres We Can't Wait to See This Fall
SheWired
Mira Sorvino stars in Intruders, a BBC America show with a synopsis gets weirder and weirder as it turns out the wife (Sorvino) of a former Los Angeles cop's dissappearence may have something to do with a secret society whose members attempt ...

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KTLA

Facebook Rejects Ad With Photo of Sick Newborn, Deems It 'Too Scary'
KTLA
He is currently being treated at Duke University's Pediatric Cardio Intensive Care Unit, where surgeons have equipped the baby boy with an artificial heart that is helping to keep him alive until he can get the needed transplant, CNN reported. Bond has ...
Facebook rejects dad's photo of hospitalized sonWTNH
Picture of sick newborn banned from FacebookWSAV-TV
Facebook calls pic of baby needing heart too graphicWZVN-TV

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Indian Express

Winners of the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism award for 2011
Indian Express
Reji R. Nair of the Mathrubhumi gets the Regional Languages (print) award for her articles on organ donation. (Source: Express photo by Praveen Khanna). Siddu Biradar of the TV 9 gets Regional Languages (Broadcast) award for his ... Karma Paljor of the ...

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CytoSorbents Announces U.S. Cardiac Surgery Advisory Board
CNNMoney
9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB: CTSO), a blood purification company using its CytoSorb® extracorporeal cytokine adsorber to prevent or treat organ failure in life-threatening conditions, announced its U.S. Cardiac Surgery ...

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wtkr.com

Fight brewing over U.S. liver donation system
wtkr.com
(CNN) – Dr. Sean Kumer is actually happy when a call from work wakes him from a deep sleep. A call means the transplant surgeon at the University of Kansas can save another life. ... On September 16, the United Network for Organ Sharing, the nonprofit ...

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Headlines & Global News

Liver Transplant Centers Could Expand Geographic Boundaries For Greater ...
Headlines & Global News
The United Network for Organ Sharing is brainstorming possible scenarios to eliminate the disparity of liver transplants across the country, according to CNN. The Midwest and Southern regions have a higher rate of organ donation. Patients in those ...
Fight brewing over liver donationQ13 FOX
Liver donation fight is brewingKOAT Albuquerque

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