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Sarah Who Sparked Debate Gets Lung Transplant
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cystic Fibrosis, transplant, lung, risks, children, controversy, donor )

- 1349 days ago -
Sarah Murnaghan, the 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl whose quest for new lungs spurred changes in the nation's allocation system, was set to receive a transplant today,
Judge Rules in Favor of Pa. 10 Year Old Girl Who Needs Lungs - VICTORY! -But Still Waiting for Donor
Health & Wellness  (tags: lungs, transplant, PLS UPDATE YOUR DONOR CARD!, illness, disease, children, protection, prevention )

- 1355 days ago -
A dying 10-year-old girl can move up the adult waiting list for a lung transplant after a federal judge intervened in her case Wednesday, a move questioned by a prominent medical ethicist. -Now waiting for a donor.
Double Hand Transplant Recipient Wants to Feel Grandkids' Faces
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Double, hand, transplant, recipient, wants, feel, grandkids, faces )

- 1956 days ago -
After Richard Mangino lost his arms below the elbows and legs below the knees from sepsis in 2002, prostheses enabled him to continue to follow his passion for painting and drawing. But the 65-year-old Massachusetts man longed to be able to feel his
Mother Has Second Child After Ovary Transplant
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ovary, mother, second child, transplant, operate, health )

- 2552 days ago -
A mother has become the first in the world to give birth to a second child after an ovary transplant operation, doctors in Denmark have revealed.
Neighbors Band Together To Save Toddler
Health & Wellness  (tags: toddler, child, bone marrow, transplant, life-threatening disease, health )

- 2578 days ago -
He's not even 3 years old and he faces the fight of his life. Neighbors are meeting to see if a simple test could save a boy who needs a bone marrow transplant
Belgian Doctors Give Injured Woman a New Windpipe
Health & Wellness  (tags: woman, injured, doctor, accident, transplant )

- 2594 days ago -
For more than a quarter of a century, Linda De Croock lived with constant pain from a car accident that smashed her windpipe.
Canadian Researchers Pioneer Gene Therapy to Repair Lungs for Transplant
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, science, research, genes, lungs, transplant )

- 2670 days ago -
In pioneering research, Canadian scientists have successfully used gene therapy to repair damaged lungs from deceased donors, making them potentially suitable for life-saving transplantation
Lung Transplant Needed By Upstate Woman
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, leukemia, cancer, lungs, transplant, disease, illness, prevention, protection, treatment )

- 2809 days ago -
When just breathing becomes a struggle, moving forward takes the right motivation. "Really the kids I can't imagine not being there for them," said Cheryl Gauger of Webster.
Face Transplant Woman Reveals New Look - USA
Health & Wellness  (tags: usa, transplant, face, woman, shotgun, donor, rebuilding )

- 2846 days ago -
A US woman who had her face destroyed by a shotgun blast has fronted the media to unveil her new look after face transplant surgery. Connie Culp received a new face from a dead woman five months ago, five years after her husband, Thomas, shot her before
French Patient Gets World's First Hands, Face Transplant - France
Health & Wellness  (tags: france, transplant, face, hands, surgery, first, man, hospital, paris )

- 2875 days ago -
French surgeons have replaced the face and both hands of a man horribly disfigured by an accident, the hospital where the operation took place announced. The 30-year-old recipient, on a donor waiting list for more a year, "had scars from burns to the face
Windpipe Transplant Breakthrough - Spain/England
Health & Wellness  (tags: spain, bristol, england, windpipe, transplant, stem cells, health, technology, good news )

- 3015 days ago -
Scientists in Spain have carried out the world's first tissue-engineered whole organ transplant - a windpipe - made with a patient's own stem cells. The groundbreaking technology also means for the first time tissue transplants can be carried out without
Bone Marrow 'Cures Aids Patient' - Germany
Health & Wellness  (tags: germany, aids, hiv, patient, cure, doctors, transplant )

- 3022 days ago -
Doctors in Germany say a patient appears to have been cured of Aids by a bone marrow transplant from a donor who had a genetic resistance to HIV. The researchers in Berlin said the man, who suffered from leukaemia and Aids, had shown no sign of either
Transplant Joy - 21 Years on - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, adelaide, transplant, kidney, donation, great news, joy )

- 3285 days ago -
IT was 21 years after their handsome son's tragic death in a car crash that Judy and Ian Baty received the news they had always longed for. On a day like any other, the couple were in the kitchen doing household chores when the phone rang.
Hunt for 'Dr Horror' After Police Close Clinic in Kidney Swaps Raid - India
Health & Wellness  (tags: india, doctor, kidney, transplant, donors, illegal, payment )

- 3311 days ago -
India has launched an international hunt for a doctor accused of running an illegal clinic that duped between 500 and 600 poor labourers into selling their kidneys and then peddled them to foreign clients.
The One-In-Six-Billion Girl
Health & Wellness  (tags: transplant, immune system, teen )

- 3313 days ago -
Australian Teen's Transplant Transforms Her Immune System In Never-Seen-Before Way

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