Boy In Need Of Heart Transplant Asks For FIFA Panini Stickers « CBS Miami

June 20, 2014 11:25 PM Lauren Pastrana MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A young soccer fan in need of a heart transplant asked the public for a little love and support in the form of Panini stickers. For 5-year-old Jaime, summer was supposed to mean one thing: non-stop soccer. A huge FIFA fan, he was looking forward … Continue reading “Boy In Need Of Heart Transplant Asks For FIFA Panini Stickers « CBS Miami”

Heart Transplant Fundraiser for WJ Boy on June 21 – West Jordan Journal

By Sherry Sorensen Heart Transplant Fundraiser for WJ Boy on June 21 June 19, 2014 Alex “Gator” Homer, a 7-year-old West Jordan boy awaiting a heart transplant, experiences the joy of being a child for as long as his failing heart will let him. A fundraiser is scheduled for June 21 to help raise money … Continue reading “Heart Transplant Fundraiser for WJ Boy on June 21 – West Jordan Journal”

Seven-year-old girl with serious illness saved by kidney transplant – from her GRAN | Health | News | Daily Express

By: Sarah Ann Harris Published: Tue, June 17, 2014 Kind-hearted Eileen Smith-Jones gave her granddaughter Eva Dowling a kidney [CATERS] Eva Dowling, seven, was diagnosed with a rare and life-threatening kidney and liver disease when she was just three months old. Atypical haemolytic uremic syndrome – a condition which causes clots to block blood vessels … Continue reading “Seven-year-old girl with serious illness saved by kidney transplant – from her GRAN | Health | News | Daily Express”

After heart transplant, 5-year-old Greenville girl happy to be home | Healthy SC | The State

BY LIV OSBY June 20, 2014 Natalie Davis, 5, has a new heart. CINDY HOSEA — The Greenville News A climb through the play house on a sunny summer day, maybe a camping trip, and just snuggling together in the sofa at home. Now that Natalie Davis is back in Greenville seven weeks after a heart transplant, her family is … Continue reading “After heart transplant, 5-year-old Greenville girl happy to be home | Healthy SC | The State”

New Stanford blood test identifies heart-transplant rejection earlier than biopsy can | News Center | Stanford Medicine

JUN 18 2014 Stanford University researchers have devised a noninvasive way to detect heart-transplant rejection weeks or months earlier than previously possible. The test, which relies on the detection of increasing amounts of the donor’s DNA in the blood of the recipient, does not require the removal of any heart tissue. “This test appears to … Continue reading “New Stanford blood test identifies heart-transplant rejection earlier than biopsy can | News Center | Stanford Medicine”

Houston to host Transplant Games of America next month | abc13.com

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 HOUSTON (KTRK) — Houston is getting ready to host a unique Olympic style competition called the Transplant Games of America. More than 3,000 athletes from all over the country will be in the Bayou City July 11-15 to compete and raise awareness about the need for organ donors. “The emotions are … Continue reading “Houston to host Transplant Games of America next month | abc13.com”

Transplant ‘fairness’ at issue for panel, Georgians – Rome News-Tribune: News

Posted: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 8:00 pm By Andy Miller, Georgia Health News ATLANTA — A committee on liver transplants said Monday that reducing the nation’s number of transplant regions — from the current 11 to four — could save hundreds of lives. The United Network for Organ Sharing panel said its aim in the … Continue reading “Transplant ‘fairness’ at issue for panel, Georgians – Rome News-Tribune: News”

Fundraiser June 28 for organ transplant group

CIN 10:36 a.m. EDT June 17, 2014 The public is invited to a fundraiser June 28 to raise money for the Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA). The event is from 9 a.m. -5 p.m. at the recreation center, 1501 Elizabeth Place, Cincinnati, 45237. It includes local musical artists, performers, food, vendors line dancing, and zumba. … Continue reading “Fundraiser June 28 for organ transplant group”

Girl, 6, receives kidney transplant after 101 people volunteered as donors | Fox News

Published June 16, 2014 Associated Press A New York City kindergartener who had been diagnosed with end-stage kidney failure is home with a new kidney after more than 100 people who volunteered to be tested as potential donors for her. The Daily News said Sunday that 6-year-old Kinsey Saleh went home to Queens earlier this … Continue reading “Girl, 6, receives kidney transplant after 101 people volunteered as donors | Fox News”

Soon, ‘Rehabilitation’ for Injured Hearts Outside Body Before Transplant Surgery – The New Indian Express

By Daniel Thimmayya Published: 17th June 2014 07:24 AM Last Updated: 17th June 2014 07:24 AM CHENNAI: In the near future, don’t be surprised if heart transplant surgeons agree to take an injured or ‘unviable’ heart and rehabilitate it briefly before they transplant it to a patient that needs the beating organ. Doctors at the … Continue reading “Soon, ‘Rehabilitation’ for Injured Hearts Outside Body Before Transplant Surgery – The New Indian Express”