Loveland boy with mysterious disease needs kidney transplant | KDVR.com

POSTED 5:59 PM, JUNE 5, 2014, BY SHAUL TURNER, UPDATED AT 10:50PM, JUNE 5, 2014 LOVELAND, Colo. — Five-year-old Cooper Logan has a passion for Star Wars and just loves Darth Vader.  He has an incredibly bright smile and brings joy to all around him. As he led our news photographer on a fun-filled chase … Continue reading “Loveland boy with mysterious disease needs kidney transplant | KDVR.com”

Fundraiser Saturday for Jefferson toddler needing heart transplant | Online Athens

By STAFF REPORTSNEWS@ONLINEATHENS.COM – updated Friday, June 6, 2014 – 1:06pm A fundraiser for a Jefferson toddler in need of a heart transplant is being held Saturday at the University of Georgia Livestock Arena, 2598 S. Milledge Ave. in Athens. One-year-old Jax Mariotti is in need of a new heart. His aunt, Shalon Huff, is … Continue reading “Fundraiser Saturday for Jefferson toddler needing heart transplant | Online Athens”

Bike run fundraiser to aid girl in need of kidney transplant – Cranston Herald

Written by Meri R. Kennedy Jenna Jo Cline, the daughter of Jami and Scott Cline, had a traumatic birth six short years ago. After a strenuous delivery, her family learned that Jenna Jo was born with one kidney. Her kidney was not functioning normally, and she was diagnosed with stage 3 renal failure. Recently, Jenna … Continue reading “Bike run fundraiser to aid girl in need of kidney transplant – Cranston Herald”

The quality of child anesthesia improved by parental presence – Medical News Today

Wednesday 4 June 2014 – 12am PST New research presented at this year’s Euroanaesthesia meeting in Stockholm shows that having parents present during the induction of their child’s anaesthesia improves the quality of that anaesthesia. The study is by Dr Alicia Sánchez, Department of Anaesthesiology, Hospital de Sagunto, Spain, and colleagues. Induction of anaesthesia can … Continue reading “The quality of child anesthesia improved by parental presence – Medical News Today”

British newborn with rare condition in urgent need of a heart transplant – NY Daily News

Little Tiarna Gray is just 12 days old, making her the youngest person on the country’s transplant list. But doctors say tiny hearts are hard to come by and they don’t know when an organ small enough for the infant will be available. BY VICTORIA TAYLOR NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 3:27 … Continue reading “British newborn with rare condition in urgent need of a heart transplant – NY Daily News”

Brazilian Soccer Club Asks Fans to Sign Organ Donor Cards, Transplant Wait List Goes to Zero (Video) | Total Pro Sports

by: Esteban On Tuesday, June 3, 2014 In case you needed any more proof that soccer is life and death in Brazil, just consider this. Two years ago, soccer team Sport Club Recife started a campaign asking their fans to sign organ donor cards. Since then, the organ transplant waiting list in Recife has gone … Continue reading “Brazilian Soccer Club Asks Fans to Sign Organ Donor Cards, Transplant Wait List Goes to Zero (Video) | Total Pro Sports”

Woman’s ex-fiancé saves her life with kidney transplant | www.ktvu.com

KTVU-TV – Bay Area PETALUMA, Calif. — A California woman perfect match came from an imperfect match from her past. Sabrina Timms, 35, is scheduled to undergo surgery Tuesday at UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco for a kidney transplant. She only had to wait a year and a half to find a match. “I go to dialysis … Continue reading “Woman’s ex-fiancé saves her life with kidney transplant | www.ktvu.com”

Hilo toddler may get liver transplant, second chance at life | KHON2.com

By Ron MizutaniUpdated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 7:26 pmPublished: Friday, May 30, 2014, 12:07 pm A two-year-old Hilo boy battling a rare genetic condition may soon be getting a second chance at life. We first met Riley Kamakani McMillen last September after a liver biopsy revealed he had no bile ducts on his liver. Because he was … Continue reading “Hilo toddler may get liver transplant, second chance at life | KHON2.com”

GALLAGHER: Spirit Lake teen sees highs and lows on transplant trek

May 28, 2014 8:15 am  •  TIM GALLAGHER tgallagher@siouxcityjournal.com0 ARNOLDS PARK, Iowa | On May 19, Pressley Cochran-Bray blows out the candles, her 14th birthday. “I got clothes, swim suits, shoes and a new life,” she says. For a teen, I understand unwrapping clothing, swim suits and shoes. The gift of a new life? I have … Continue reading “GALLAGHER: Spirit Lake teen sees highs and lows on transplant trek”

Pharmacy Practice News – Medication Adherence in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

ISSUE: MAY 2014 | VOLUME: 41 Seth Heldenbrand, PharmD Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Solid Organ Transplant Associate Professor College of Pharmacy Department of Pharmacy Practice University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock, Arkansas The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research defines medication adherence as the extent to which a patient acts in accordance with … Continue reading “Pharmacy Practice News – Medication Adherence in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients”