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Telegraph.co.uk

First stem-cell therapy approved for medical use in Europe
Telegraph.co.uk
“This is exciting both because there are no other treatments for this sort of damage to the eye and because this is the first example in which a 'medicine' based on stem cells has been approved for use in humans,” Professor Graham McGeown, Reader in ...

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The Guardian

lab-grown spinal cords
The Guardian
In the past few years, researchers have used stem cells to grow windpipes, bladders, urethras and vaginas in the lab, and, in some cases, successfully transplanted them into patients. Others are making progress in growing liver and heart tissue; one ...

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BBC News

Stem cell transplant death - what went wrong
BBC News
Doctors at London's renowned children's hospital - Great Ormond Street - were baffled when a treatment that they routinely used to treat sick children with cancer inexplicably stopped working. Eight young patients to whom they had given bone marrow ...

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The Independent

Ross Burden dead: Ready Steady Cook and MasterChef presenter died of ...
The Independent
Jude Harwood, Burden's mother and a former nurse, indicated he had been on the road to recovery following a successful bone marrow transplant for his leukaemia. He was diagnosed with standard pneumonia and given a ... Ross Burden pictured in 2002 The ...

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ITV News

Dad's plea for bone marrow donor to enable him to see kids grow up
ITV News
A Birmingham father who desperately needs a bone marrow transplant says he's determined to fight the disease and see his two young children grow up. But 25-year-old Inderpal Singh's chances of finding a donor are reduced due to a shortage of donors ...


BBC News

Superbugs to kill 'more than cancer' by 2050
BBC News
The review team estimates that Caesarean sections currently contribute 2% to world GDP, joint replacements 0.65%, cancer drugs 0.75% and organ transplants 0.1%. This is based on the number of lives saved, and ill-health prevented in people of working ...
Superbugs to kill 'more than cancer'The Daily Star
Superbugs 10 Million 2050: Drug-Resistant Bugs To Kill More Than 10 Million ...TravelersToday
Drug-Resistant Super Bacteria Could Kill Over 10 Million More Annually by 2050News Every day

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BBC News

Kidney deaths inquest: No criticism over transplant deaths
BBC News
The surgeon who gave two transplant patients kidneys which were later found to be infected with parasitic worms, cannot be criticised for accepting the organs, a coroner said. Robert "Jim" Stuart, 67, and Darren Hughes, 42, were given kidneys infected ...
Organ transplant benefits greater than risks, says expertBBC News
Dead within days of a transplant - Yahoo!7Yahoo!7 News

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BBC News

China to stop harvesting executed prisoners' organs
BBC News
Dr Huang, who used to be the vice minister for health, had last year pledged to phase out prisoner organ transplants by the end of 2013. Amnesty International's William Nee told the BBC that halting prisoner organ transplants would be "a positive step ...
China to Stop Harvesting Prisoners' OrgansChinatopix
China To End Organ Harvesting From Executed InmatesNorth Country Public Radio
China promises to stop harvesting organs from condemned prisonersCatholic Culture

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BBC News

Figures show levels of 'higher risk' organ transplants
BBC News
More than a quarter of organ transplants last year were said to be from ''higher risk'' donors, according to figures given to the BBC. These are organs which may have come from older people, cancer patients, or drug users. Earlier this month, a surgeon ...
Hundreds of patients receive body parts from drug addicts, cancer sufferers ...Daily Mail
Hundreds receiving 'high-risk' organsIndependent Online

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BBC News

Prof Anthony Warrens: Organ transplant fear over 'infected' kidneys
BBC News
People who need organ transplants may "die needlessly" following concerns raised by the death of two patients given infected kidneys, a leading transplant surgeon has warned. Prof Anthony Warrens said patients might play safe when deciding whether to ...

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Veloxis Comments on U.S. District Court Order
CNNMoney
Envarsus XR is a once-daily extended-release tablet indicated for prophylaxis of organ rejection in kidney transplant patients. Although Envarsus XR has been found to be safe and effective, FDA determined that the period of statutory exclusivity ...

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Design & Trend

China To Discontinue Harvesting Organs Of Executed Prisoners
Design & Trend
"Harvesting organs from executed prisoners for transplants is controversial, despite written consent being required from donors and their relatives," said Huang Jiefu, the director of the China Organ Donation and Transplant Committee. "People have ...
China says it will stop harvesting the organs of inmatesHamilton Journal News (subscription)

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CNN

New rules give hope to people waiting for donated kidneys
CNN
(CNN) -- Chardae Sanders received some potentially good news this week from the organization that decides who gets donated kidneys. Sanders, 28, has been on dialysis for about six years. Lupus, high blood pressure and an infection caused a kidney to ...
New rules apply to those waiting for kidneysKRDO

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CNN

Why China will struggle to end organ harvesting from executed prisoners
CNN
(CNN) -- Like many Chinese, Beijing bank clerk Zhou Keran shudders when asked if he would donate his organs should he die. "I would never. There's an old saying that our parents give us everything -- from our bodies to our hair -- and we have to show ...

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KTLA

Organ Donor's Family Listens to His Heartbeat in Vietnam Veteran After ...
KTLA
The death of a 21-year-old student from Minnesota was a tragedy for his family and friends, but as an organ donor, the young man gave new life to others, including a Vietnam veteran who needed a new heart to live. Case Heisler listens to her brother's ...
Family hears son's heartbeat in another man's chestKARE

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