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These Little Organs Could Be Big For Stem-Cell Research
Newsy
Some researchers are working on growing body parts, like skin, for transplants. But two recent studies seem less like science fiction and could end the controversies surrounding stem cells. (Video via Wake Forest ... "Compared with stem cells from ...

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Leicester Mercury

Rik's drive to recruit life-saving donors gathers pace
Leicester Mercury
The database matches potential stem cell donors with people who have the blood cancer and need a stem cell transplant. Organisations across Leicestershire are ... September 2, BBC Radio Leicester, St Nicholas Place, Leicester. September 3, The ...


Scottish Daily Record

Great Ormond Street star Teigan Dunnachie returns home from hospital following ...
Scottish Daily Record
In 2006, aged three, Teigan was referred to Great Ormond Street, where her parents were told that a bone marrow transplant – the usual treatment for the disease – would be too high a risk for their daughter because of previous damage to her kidneys.


BBC News

Cell transplant 'regenerates' liver
BBC News
So the Edinburgh team turned to a closely related group of stem cells from the biliary duct. Injecting these cells into damaged mouse livers led to near compete regeneration. Prof Forbes added: "The big aim would be to develop a clinically applicable ...

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Daily Mail

BBC's Sue Lloyd-Roberts who has braved war zones on her toughest fight yet
Daily Mail
Sue was due to undergo a stem cell transplant six weeks ago, but the day before she was told her donor had failed his medical and the transplant could not take place — a rare occurrence she found 'devastating and crushing'. So she launched a quest to ...


These Little Organs Could Be Big For Stem-Cell Research
Newsy
What is an organoid? It's a smaller version of an organ, a tiny model created from stem cells. Some researchers are working on growing body parts, like skin, for transplants. But two recent studies seem less like science fiction and could end the ...

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BBC News

British Transplant Games: Torquay organ donation family at opening
BBC News
A family that has experienced both the joy of a life-giving organ donation and the loss of a child whose death meant others could live will open the British Transplant Games. Lottie Bryon-Edmond, from Torquay, was the youngest person to survive a liver ...

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BBC News

Stoke-on-Trent man's 30 year wait for new kidney ends
BBC News
A Stoke-on-Trent man's 30-year wait for an organ transplant has ended. David Dawson, 52, from Milton, was given the new kidney in June after his first transplant caused his body to build up a resistance to new organs. Repeated phone calls from the ...

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BBC News

Presenter Sabet Choudhury donated kidney to save mother
BBC News
He was cleared for the transplant and the operation took place in November last year. Sabet's mother is now doing well and looks "almost 10 years younger", he said. Sabet's story is being broadcast in Transplants and Trafficking on BBC 1 in the West at ...
BBC newsreader Sabet Choudhury donates kidney to save mother's lifeMirror.co.uk
Sabet Choudhury tells his story of donating an organ to save his mum's lifeBristol Post

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BBC News

Royal Scots Veterans call for more organ donors
BBC News
Royal Scots veterans have called for more organ donors, at a rally to support a comrade who has recently had a double lung transplant. The men gathered in the shadow of the Forth Bridge to wish former Royal Scot major Kenny Douglas well after surgery ...


Sunesis Announces Publication of Vosaroxin Phase 3 VALOR Trial Results in The ...
CNNMoney
This was supported by a sensitivity analysis of OS censoring for subsequent transplant (median 6.7 months [vos/cyt] vs 5.3 months [pla/cyt], HR=0.81, p=0.024). Prespecified subgroup analyses according to randomization strata demonstrated that OS ...

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CNN

How Planned Parenthood hoax avoids the truth
CNN
Most of us would freak out if we listened to professionals in the local hospital, funeral home or medical examiner's office discuss details of how a dying person's request to have their body parts donated for transplants or scientific research actually ...
Planned Parenthood hoax avoids truth (opinion)KESQ
Where's The Proof Baby Tissue Trafficking Saves Lives?The Federalist
5 things about Congress' fight over Planned ParenthoodLynchburg News and Advance

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CNNMoney

First 3D-printed drug approved by FDA
CNNMoney
Over the past few years, medical researchers have been experimenting with 3D printing technology for all kinds of applications, such as organ transplants, tissue regeneration, and replacement bones and prosthetics. Commercial uses have also been ...
FDA Approves First 3D-Printed DrugWJBF-TV

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Organovo Holdings, Inc. Appoints Paul Gallant as General Manager
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"Organovo offers a unique technology that has the potential to transform toxicology testing and drug development for the pharmaceutical industry, as well as develop long-range applications in organ replacement," said Mr. Gallant. ... The company ...

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RT

Maryland boy first to get double hand transplant (VIDEO)
RT
“The medical staff had to create tags with descriptions such as 'ulnar artery' and attach them to the various vessels, bones, nerves and tendons that needed to be connected,” said Dr. Scott Levin, director of the hand transplant program at The Children ...
Boy gets double hand transplant in historic procedureKRON4.com
All grins, 8-year-old becomes first child to receive double hand transplantFox17
Zion Harvey: 8-Year-Old Youngest to Ever Receive Double Hand TransplantNewsmax

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