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Leicester Mercury

Rik Basra's life-saving donor drive comes to the Mercury
Leicester Mercury
Mercury editor Kevin Booth, received the flag from BBC Radio Leicester last night. Staff there had a special, unannounced challenge in store for him – reading a news bulletin. He said: "We were delighted to be ... The blood cancer charity, Anthony ...

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Leicester Mercury

PM David Cameron hails 'inspirational' Rik Basra's donor drive
Leicester Mercury
Cancer survivor Rik Basra today launched his month-long drive to recruit potentially life-saving stem cell donors – by zipping down a wire from the top of a police station. Rik, who retired from Leicestershire Police last week after 30 years of service ...


The Conversation AU

South Africa's struggle to control sham stem cell treatments
The Conversation AU
There are treatments such as bone marrow transplants recognised to be safe and effective to treat blood or immunological disorderslike leukemia, myeloma and aplastic anemia. These have been performed for more than five decades. But South Africa is one ...

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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 ...
Stem cell breakthrough offers hope for liver transplant patientsHerald Scotland
Cure hope for liver disease found by Edinburgh University scientistsThe National

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BBC News

Sue Lloyd-Roberts finds stem-cell donor for leukaemia treatment
BBC News
Journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts, who has an aggressive form of leukaemia, has said she has found a stem-cell donor. It comes after a public appeal to find a donor for the BBC journalist, who has acute myeloid leukaemia and is dependent on a transplant to ...
BBC reporter Sue Lloyds-Roberts, fighting cancer, has found a stem cell donorDaily Mail
BBC presenter with leukaemia finds last-minute stem cell donorThe Independent
BBC Journalist, Sue Lloyd-Roberts, Reveals Stem Cell Donor Has Come To Rescue ...Huffington Post UK
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BBC News

Toddler's mum makes transplant plea video
BBC News
The mother of a toddler who desperately needs a heart transplant has made a powerful video to encourage people to become organ donors. The piece by Kate Perkins, of Stratford-upon-Avon, shows Archie's wait for a new heart to keep him alive. He is just ...

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BBC News

Organ donation law awareness campaign 'huge challenge'
BBC News
Known as a "soft opt-out" system, people are invited to register their wish to donate their organs or not, with the assumption that they consent to donation if they do not register a view. The Welsh government said 39,500 people in Wales have ...

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BBC News

China's black market for organ donations
BBC News
It is the unimaginable decision that no mother should ever have to make: choosing which of her sons might live or die. That was the choice Lian Ronghua, 51, faced earlier this year. Both her sons were suffering from uraemia - a condition that leads to ...
'I sold my kidney online'The Daily Star

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BBC News

Roadshow to raise awareness of organ donation changes
BBC News
A roadshow to raise awareness about changes to the organ donation system in Wales begins on Monday. Teams of people, some of whom have been affected by organ donation, will visit 21 supermarkets over five days. They will provide information about ...


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 ...
British Transplant Games: Runners enjoy first day of British Donor Games on ...ChronicleLive

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Justin Wilson 'saved six lives' after organ donation
CNN
(CNN) Tributes have continued to flow for IndyCar driver Justin Wilson, who died Monday of injuries sustained during a race crash. The 37-year-old Briton was struck in the head by debris from another driver's car in the latest round of the single ...

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Veloxis Pharmaceuticals announces financial results for the first six months ...
CNNMoney
On 10 July, 2015 Veloxis has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Envarsus® XR (tacrolimus extended-release tablets) for the prophylaxis of rejection in kidney transplant patients who require or desire conversion from other ...

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CNN

Suspect in trooper slaying investigated in roommate's death, police say
CNN
"So far, seven organ transplant matches have been identified. Trooper Vincent will live on through others and continue to serve his fellow man for many years to come," state police said in another Facebook post. Louisiana State Troopers Charities has ...

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Facebook finds a kidney, saves a life
WKRC TV Cincinnati
As of this week, 460 people are waiting for transplants -- 411 kidney, 31, kidney/pancreas, 18 pancreas -- according to hospital officials. There are approximately 200 to 250 more who are in the process of referral and evaluation. The center performs ...

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'Success Kid' helps fund dad's kidney transplant
WAFF
CNN reported that Sammy's mom, Laney, created a GoFundMe campaign with a goal of $75,000 to help cover the medical expenses that go along with a kidney transplant for her husband, Justin Griner. The campaign has raised more than $100,000 in 4 ...

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