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People in Gloucestershire help BBC Children in Need 2014 to reach record total ...
Gloucestershire Echo
The overwhelming generosity of people across Britain helped Children In Need has raised a record total of more than £32 million in a star-studded marathon effort featuring One Direction, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and the cast of EastEnders. The annual ...

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Stem cell therapy for Parkinson's restores dopamine in rats
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Lead researcher Professor Malin Parmar told the BBC: 'It's a huge breakthrough in the field [and] a stepping stone towards clinical trials.' To create a model ... They then transplanted dopamine cells made from human embryonic stem cells into the rats ...

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Parkinson's stem cell 'breakthrough'
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Clinical trials were abandoned after mixed results, but about a third of the patients had foetal brain cells that functioned for 25 years. Using embryonic stem cells may be preferable, as it is easier to get hold of the large numbers of cells needed ...
Stem cells could repair Parkinson's damageNHS Choices
Scientists in Sweden make 'huge Parkinson's disease breakthrough' using stem ...Metro
Stem Cells could be Key in Treating Parkinson'sCounsel & Heal

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'Pants on your head' bone marrow appeal girl Hollie Clark dies
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A Cardiff girl who sparked an appeal by Welsh celebrities to help find her a bone marrow donor has died. Hollie Clark inspired stars including Real Madrid Footballer Gareth Bale to join a "pants on your head" social media campaign to raise awareness of ...

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Leukaemia appeal toddler Margot Martini dies at home
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Margot, from Roehampton in London, had a bone marrow transplant in February but the cancer later returned. Earlier this month her parents, from Essington, Staffordshire, said Margot was unable to fight an infection. The appeal for Margot inspired "tens ...

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Organ donor Nikki Elliott from Derby posthumously awarded Order of St John
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Sally Johnson, director of organ donation and transplantation at NHS Blood and Transplant, said: "We hope their bravery will inspire others to talk about their own wishes with people close to them and record their intention to donate on the NHS Organ ...

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How are organs chosen for transplant?
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More than 20 million people are on the UK's organ donor register, but only a small number will eventually become organ donors. People have to die in the correct circumstances, usually in intensive care or A&E, to ensure the organ is preserved for ...

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Kidney transplant surgeon apologises after patients died
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A surgeon has apologised after carrying out a transplant which resulted in the deaths of two patients. Argiris Asderakis told Cardiff Coroner's Court he was "terribly sorry" and wished he could "turn the clock back". Robert Stuart, 67, of Cardiff, and ...
The families of infected kidney transplant victims Robert Stuart and Darren ...WalesOnline

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By Andy McFarlane BBC News Continue reading the main story. The i front page, 19/11/14 The armed assault on a Jerusalem synagogue ... The deaths of two men who had received transplanted kidneys donated by a rough sleeper who had drunk the equivalent of ...
Newspaper headlines: Synagogue attack, Paddington movie and Klass v MilibandBBC News

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Transplant patient Holly Pereira looks to the future
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... people to sign up to the organ donor register is recovering from a double lung transplant. Holly Pereira, 21, from Buxted in East Sussex, has cystic fibrosis and had been told she was unlikely to live beyond the age she is now. BBC South East Today ...


8 Black Celebrities You Didn't Know Had Organ Transplants
Atlanta Black Star
She received a kidney in 2009 through nothing short of a miracle. After appearing on CNN's Larry King Live and talking about her struggle, a nurse who had once cared for Natalie Cole reached out and offered her late niece's kidney, which just happened ...


BG Medicine, Inc. Welcomes Presentation of Clinical Data on Galectin-3 Testing ...
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The clinical prediction provided by galectin-3 testing was significantly additive to other important patient parameters including kidney function, B-type natriuretic peptide level, and cardiac pumping capacity. ... in various animal models, clinical ...

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Margaret Atwood Reflects on Her 75th Birthday, Procrastination, and The Future
Bustle
They send me all sorts of interesting things including making oxygen in polluted areas of cities using algae, and new devices for growing human organs on matrices for transplant — they keep me well informed, and they often put the hashtag #MaddAddam, ...


Cellular Dynamics and Northwestern University Take First Steps Toward ...
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Jason Wertheim, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Surgery-Organ Transplantation at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, used CDI's iCell® Endothelial Cells to coat the blood supply system of a kidney scaffold, which is crucial for ...

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Tekmira Announces Licensing and Collaboration Agreement With Dicerna
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The disease can be fatal unless the patient undergoes a liver-kidney transplant, a major surgical procedure that is often difficult to perform due to the lack of donors and the threat of organ rejection. In the event of a successful transplant, the ...

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