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Hollywood Reporter

Berlin: Ken Loach Doc Finds U.K. Buyer, International Sales Agent in Dogwoof
Hollywood Reporter
The film is being produced by Rebecca O'Brien for Loach's Sixteen Films and exec produced by Lizzie Francke for the BFI, and Christine Langan and Joe Oppenheimer for BBC Films. Dogwoof — which handled Loach's The Spirit of '45 in 2013 — has secured U ...

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The Independent

Starbucks dyslexia case: Employee wins tribunal over victimisation that left her suicidal
The Independent
Speaking to the BBC, she said: “There was a point where I wanted to commit suicide. I am not a fraud. It's quite serious. I nearly ended my life. But I had to think of my kids. I Know I'm not a fraud. I just made a mistake.” Ms Kumulchew worked at a ...

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BBC News

Lara Casalotti: Stem cell donor found for mixed-race Leukaemia sufferer
BBC News
A student who was diagnosed with leukaemia has found a stem cell donor after a celebrity-backed viral campaign inspired thousands to donate. Lara Casalotti, from Hampstead, needs a stem cell transplant but her "unique" Thai and Italian heritage meant a ...
#Match4Lara: Lara has found her match, but the search for mixed-race donors isn't overNew Statesman

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Medical News Today

Could stem cell transplantation yield a cure for MS?
Medical News Today
I couldn't dress or wash myself; I didn't even have the strength to carry my daughter," she told BBC News. At present, the outcome is bleak for MS patients who find themselves in Holly's position. ... The groundbreaking treatment being trialed is ...


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'Spit drive' hopes to find donor for mixed-race leukaemia sufferer
BBC News
Lara Casalotti, from Hampstead, is of Thai and Italian heritage and requires a donor from a mixed race person for a stem cell transplant. Volunteers are asked to go to the O2 Centre on Finchley Road on Saturday to join the bone marrow register. Her ...

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Fox News

World's longest-surviving heart transplant patient dies
Fox News
John McCafferty, 73, underwent the transplant on October 20, 1982 at Harefield Hospital in west London, BBC News reported. At 39, he was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy, a condition that leads to scarring of the heart wall and muscle damage.
Longest surviving heart transplant patient diesTelegraph.co.uk
Nephew of longest-surviving heart transplant patient pays tribute after uncle's deathHerald Scotland
Longest-surviving heart transplant patient John McCafferty 'dies aged 73'BT.com
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BBC News

Ministers to consider organ donation opt-out despite rejecting bill
BBC News
The Scottish government said it would consider bringing forward new legislation on an "opt-out" system for organ donation despite MSPs rejecting a Labour member's bill on the topic. MSPs voted by 59 to 56 to reject taking forward Anne McTaggart's ...
Scottish government to pursue own organ transplantation bill after quashing Labour'sCommonSpace

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BBC News

Free Kirk backs Scottish voluntary organ donation
BBC News
A former moderator of the Free Church of Scotland has urged the Scottish government to look at a more efficient system for organ donation. Prof Donald MacDonald argued that this would be more effective than ditching the present opt-in system. The ...


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Awareness of organ donation change in Wales rises
BBC News
More people are aware of the changes to organ donation in Wales and more people are talking about their wishes with their families, figures have shown. Wales moved to a presumed consent system in December, where people are deemed to be donors ...

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BBC News

The country that supplies eyes
BBC News
To restore sight to damaged eyes, doctors often need to transplant the cornea - the transparent covering of the iris and the pupil - from a donor's dead body. There is a worldwide shortage, but one country, Sri Lanka, is doing its best to satisfy ...

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Bill Frist Fast Facts
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(CNN) – Here is a look at the life of Bill Frist, heart and lung transplant surgeon and former Senate majority leader. ... 1986-1993 – Founder and director of the multi-organ transplantation program at Vanderbilt University, the Vanderbilt Transplant ...

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Yahoo Health

U.S. Hospital Gets OK for HIV-Positive Organ Transplants
Yahoo Health
The HIV Organ Policy Equity Act gave the OK more than two years ago to allow organ transplants from one HIV-positive patient to another, a previously illegal procedure, per CNN. Now Johns Hopkins University will become the first US hospital to perform ...
Johns Hopkins approves HIV-positive organ transplantsSpectrum

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CNN

Johns Hopkins approved to perform HIV-positive to HIV-positive organ transplants
CNN
"The findings are significant because there are not enough organ donors in the United States to meet the needs of all of the patients who might benefit from life-saving organ transplants," said Emily Blumberg, a professor at the Perelman Center for ...
Johns Hopkins doctors approved for country's first HIV+ to HIV+ organ transplantsNew York Daily News

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New York Daily News

California mom hears her dead son's heartbeat in 4-year-old donor recipient
New York Daily News
Jordan suffered from a congenital heart defect and desperately needed a heart transplant. After spending most of her life inside the Phoenix Children's Hospital, Jordan received a new heart thanks to Clark's decision to donate her son's organs ...
After losing her son, mother hears his heartbeat again inside 4-year-old girlfox8.com
Mother hears son's heartbeat 3 years after his deathAsiaOne
Mother hears son's heartbeat after his deathThe Daily Star

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WLWT Cincinnati

Must Watch: The emotional moment teen realizes he's alive
East Idaho News
Trevor Sullivan of Detroit was diagnosed with severe cardiomyopathy in February 2015. He underwent surgery when a donor heart became available after eight months of waiting. The 15-year-old asked his mother Kimberly to record his first moments after ...
Emotional moment teen realizes he's aliveWLWT Cincinnati
Video of teen waking up from heart transplant goes viralHometownlife.com

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