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12/31/08 New therapy for transplant rejection
The researchers gave the drug to six kidney transplant recipients with treatment-resistant organ rejection and in each case, treatment with the drug provided prompt rejection reversal, prolonged reductions in antibody ...

12/31/08 Deedles' Serene Scene - How Can I Be A Kidney Donor?
For the 1st round of testing, possible donors need to call Barnes Kidney Transplant Division (after I turn in my application) at 1-866-867-3627. They will give the required information over the phone and be sent a packet. ...

12/31/08 Narmada Kidney Foundation organises First Ever Transplant Games ...
Mumbai 26th December 2008, Hundreds of sportsperson who owe their lives to organ transplant participated in the first ever Transplant Games 2008 organised by Narmada Kidney Foundation (NKF), at Goregaon Sports Club.

12/31/08 LifeCycle Pharma initiates enrollment in Phase III kidney ...
Pharmaceutical Business Review - USA
... protocol has been reviewed by the FDA, and LifeCycle Pharma (LCP) expects to enroll approximately 300 stable kidney transplant patients in the program. ...

12/31/08 Bortezomib Shows Promise as Antirejection Therapy
MedPage Today - Little Falls,NJ,USA
29 -- Kidney transplant recipients experiencing refractory acute rejection saw a quick and durable resolution after a short course of bortezomib (Velcade), ...

12/31/08 Cancer Drug May Help With Kidney Transplants
Forbes - NY,USA
In the study, all six kidney transplant recipients with treatment-resistant organ rejection who received bortezomib experienced prompt rejection reversal, ...

12/31/08 Stranger' donates kidney to local woman
Austin Herald - Austin,MN,USA
“They said I needed a kidney transplant,” she said. “They said I wouldn’t live without one.” “All I could do was wait and hope. Have patience and pray and ...

12/31/08 New era for transplant patient
Wiltshire Times - UK
By Katie Adams » KIDNEY transplant patient Dick Cooke has been making the most of a Christmas without the need for a dialysis machine by tucking into red ...

12/31/08 I feel like a new woman, says kidney transplant grandmother
Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph - Kettering,England,UK
After she had the transplant doctors revealed that she had actually been dying, so her daughter's donation turned out to be real lifesaver. ...

7/1/08 14-Month-Old To Receive Kidney From Father
WFMY News 2 - Greensboro,NC,USA
Fourteen-month-old Kenon McCollum is in need of a kidney transplant. Until he receives it, the toddler has to take nine different medications and endure ...

7/1/08 Substandard Organs Routine in Transplant Pool - New York,NY,USA
The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), a national nonprofit organization, has a policy requiring kidney patients to decide in advance if they’ll ...

7/1/08 BC woman hopes to exchange kidney on internet - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
According to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, there are more than 30000 Canadians who require dialysis or are waiting for a kidney transplant. ...

7/1/08 Organ shortage drives transplant tourism
The Birmingham News - - Birmingham,AL,USA
Without a living donor, the waiting time for a kidney transplant in Alabama ranges between five and 10 years, says Dr. Robert S. Gaston, a nephrologist at ...

7/1/08 Stranger Gives Kidney to Teenager; Surgery Today
Newsradio 620 - Milwaukee,WI,USA
For that reason, she needs a kidney transplant. No one in her family was a match. Even though she had never met Laura, Barb Huff stepped forward and, ...
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6/25/08 Kidney Transplant Patients May Benefit From Going Off of Certain ...
ScienceDaily Withdrawing certain immunosuppressive drugs following kidney transplantation prolongs survival and saves money compared with keeping patients on these medications for life, according to a new study. ...

6/25/08 Czechs third in Europe in pancreas, kidney transplants
Prague Daily Monitor - Prague,Czech Republic
The first combined pancreas-kidney transplant operation was performed on a 32-year-old female patient on June 28, 1983. She spent a long time in hospital ...

6/25/08 Jesse set to make surgical history - New Zealand
A Christchurch schoolboy is set to make New Zealand medical history by being the first to receive a joint liver and kidney transplant when a kidney becomes ...

6/24/08 Kidney treatment could save thousands - San Francisco,CA,USA
"After dialysis I would go home and sleep on the couch, and on the days I didn't have dialysis, I was so tired that the idea of teaching, even substitute ...



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