Murfreesboro family gets ultimate Christmas gift with heart transplant for 7-month-old son – WZTV


WZTV

Murfreesboro family gets ultimate Christmas gift with heart transplant for 7-month-old son
WZTV
This Christmas a family will be bringing their 7-month-old son home for the first time thanks to a heart transplant. Nashville natives and Murfreesboro residents Mike and Brittany Urso are receiving the ultimate gift, the gift of life, this season as …

Researchers find key to making transplant rejection a thing of the past – Science Daily

Researchers find key to making transplant rejection a thing of the past
Science Daily
Wenhao Chen, Ph.D., a scientist in the Immunobiology and Transplant Science Center at the Houston Methodist Research Institute, and his colleagues have identified a critical switch that controls T-cell function and dysfunction and have discovered a …

Local teen will receive bone marrow transplant after years of waiting – WLOX

Local teen will receive bone marrow transplant after years of waiting
WLOX
The cure is a bone marrow transplant. “Throughout these two years, he’s never actually really been sick. He’s been sick, but his spirits have never. I’ve never seen him cry. He’s never said I’m tired. I don’t want to do this,” said Zonetta Williams …

From chubby-cheeked heart transplant tot to smiling ten year old: Louisa is a record-breaker – Gazette Live


Gazette Live

From chubby-cheeked heart transplant tot to smiling ten year old: Louisa is a record-breaker
Gazette Live
Samantha, from Longlands, Middlesbrough, said: “When I hear stories of other babies having transplants I can’t picture myself in that situation, but I must have been there. I think I must have blocked it out. “At 15 weeks old she developed cold …

Kingsland boy saves sister battling leukemia with bone marrow transplant – ActionNewsJax.com

Kingsland boy saves sister battling leukemia with bone marrow transplant
ActionNewsJax.com
That day is also known as transplant day, where staff members at the hospital celebrate by administering Claire’s new bone marrow into her body by having a party. Rebuilding blood cells can take a month, but Claire only needed 11 days. Asher saved his …

Good long-term survival after childhood liver transplant – Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress

Good long-term survival after childhood liver transplant
Medical Xpress
Forty-two percent of survivors had elevated serum aminotransferase and/or gamma-glutamyl transferase activities after a single transplantation. In graft histology of 35 patients, 11 showed signs of chronic rejection and and five of biliary obstruction …

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Yukon teenager in need of heart transplant gets ultimate Christmas gift – KOCO Oklahoma City


KOCO Oklahoma City

Yukon teenager in need of heart transplant gets ultimate Christmas gift
KOCO Oklahoma City
Ethan, who lives in Yukon and attends Mustang High School, was in congestive heart failure when he spoke with KOCO 5 in November. Just days before the holiday, the 17-year-old boy received the ultimate Christmas gift — a new heart. Advertisement …

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Double transplant mom gives birth to miracle baby on Christmas – CW33 NewsFix


CW33 NewsFix

Double transplant mom gives birth to miracle baby on Christmas
CW33 NewsFix
A woman who received a kidney and liver transplant has another reason to celebrate – the birth of the child she was told she could never have. It was a moment Krystin Friend thought she might never experience. The 31 year old, who suffers from …

Organ transplant pilot always ready to fly – Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Organ transplant pilot always ready to fly
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Indiana Donor Network is one of few organ procurement organizations that has its own jets. Most organ donor organizations rely on charter airlines. Familiar pilots and aircraft that are available 24/7 boost communication and comfort for the medical …

Have some winter fun while raising money for the 2018 Transplant Games – Good4Utah


Good4Utah

Have some winter fun while raising money for the 2018 Transplant Games
Good4Utah
The 2018 Donate Life Transplant Games will be held in Salt Lake City this year but could use some fundraising support. This is a multi-sport festival event produced by the Transplant Games of America for people who have undergone life-saving transplant …