Family: Girl underwent two lung transplants
Sarah Murnaghan, the 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl whose struggle for a life-saving lung transplant became a national issue, actually had to undergo two transplants days apart, her family revealed Friday. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - June 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

National Briefing | Mid-Atlantic: Pennsylvania: Transplant Recipient Gets Second Set of New Lungs
A 10-year-old girl who had a double lung transplant amid a debate over organ allocation is taking some breaths on her own after a second transplant.     (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tags: Murnaghan, Sarah Transplants Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Lungs Source Type: news

Philadelphia girl recovering after second lung transplant
Sarah Murnaghan, who sued to get an adult lung transplant, needed a second procedure after her first donation failed (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 28, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pennsylvania girl gets second lung transplant after first failed
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who sparked a national debate about child access to organ donation took her first independent breath this week on a second set of donor lungs after her first transplant failed, the girl's family said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 28, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Girl on ventilator after lung transplants
Sarah Murnaghan's family is still waiting for the young Pennsylvania girl's new lungs to work independently, after her very public fight for her life took a delay. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 28, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Excruciating day' after girl's transplant
Sarah Murnaghan, the Philadelphia girl who underwent a lung transplant this month after a court battle, struggled after a breathing tube was removed Wednesday, so doctors "sedated and re-intubated" the girl, her mother said through a family representative. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 27, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sarah Murnaghan "sedated and re-intubated"
Sarah Murnaghan, the Philadelphia girl who underwent a lung transplant this month after a court battle, struggled after a breathing tube was removed Wednesday, so doctors "sedated and re-intubated" the girl, her mother said. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - June 27, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Slight setback in lung transplant girl's recovery: Mom
Doctors treating Sarah Murnaghan, 10, had to reinsert breathing tube they tried to remove; not seen as dimming long-term outlook, mom says (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 27, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acid reflux surgery could help prevent rejection in lung transplant patients
(Loyola University Health System) A procedure to treat acid reflux could help prevent chronic rejection in lung transplant patients, according to a study published in the American College of Surgeons. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 27, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Girl's breathing tube reinserted after lung transplant
Sarah Murnaghan, the Philadelphia girl who underwent a lung transplant this month after a court battle, struggled after a breathing tube was removed Wednesday, so doctors "sedated and re-intubated" the girl, her mother said through a family representative. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 27, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is universal antifungal prophylaxis mandatory in lung transplant patients?
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - articles - June 26, 2013 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Girl awakens after lung transplant
Sarah Murnaghan, the Philadelphia girl who underwent a lung transplant last week following a court battle, is out of a coma and responsive. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sarah Murnaghan awake after lung transplant
Sarah Murnaghan, the Philadelphia girl who underwent a lung transplant last week following a court battle, is out of a coma and responsive. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - June 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First artificial lung procedure on Irish child
Teenager went on to have transplant and is now recovering well, says hospital     (Source: The Irish Times - Health)
Source: The Irish Times - Health - June 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl awakes after lung transplant
Sarah Murnaghan, the Philadelphia girl who underwent a lung transplant last week following a court battle, is out of a coma and responsive. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 22, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes Makes Lung Transplant Riskier (CME/CE)
SAN FRANCISCO (MedPage Today) -- Patients with diabetes have poorer outcomes following a lung transplant, researchers reported here. (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - June 19, 2013 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetics Have Elevated Risk for Death after Lung TransplantDiabetics Have Elevated Risk for Death after Lung Transplant
A new study shows that patients who undergo lung transplant have a 5-fold increased risk for mortality if they are also diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 18, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Video: Cancer treatments carry unique health risks for children
A new study shows many children who undergo chemo, radiation, or bone marrow transplants to treat cancer develop heart and lung problems during adulthood. Dr. Jon LaPook reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 15, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The future of robotics: in a transhuman world, the disabled will be the ones without prosthetic limbs
Bertolt Meyer's amazing bionic hand controlled by an iPhone app is a glimpse of the advances being made in prosthetics. But in years to come, will everyone want one?Bertolt Meyer is used to being viewed as not fully human. Born with a stump where his left hand should have been, he spent his childhood wearing a hook connected to an elaborate pulley and harness. "To open the hook and grasp things I had to flex my shoulders like this," he says, striking a he-man pose. "The harness was very uncomfortable. To stop it chafing my skin, I had to wear a shirt underneath it at all times. I was always sweating."Ev...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 15, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Mark Honigsbaum Tags: Robots Sport Disability sport Society FutureFest Drugs in sport Technology Editorial The Observer Science Source Type: news

Pennsylvania court case on organ donation guidelines put on hold
Girl at center of lawsuit over adult organ transplant rules, Sarah Murnaghan, received a set of adult lungs on Wednesday (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

After Needing Judge's Order, Girl Gets New LungAfter Needing Judge's Order, Girl Gets New Lung
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

Are transplant policies fair?
A 10 year-old girl fought the system for her lung transplant. Do we need to reform America's transplant policies? (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

VIDEO: Lung transplant for ill 10-year-old
The family of a severely ill 10-year-old girl, who was given a prime spot on the adult transplant list by a US judge, says that she's doing well. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video: Inside parents' fight to get daughter double lung transplant
The parents of Sarah Murnaghan, 10, challenged a rule that kept her off a list for life-saving lung transplant. Terrell Brown reports on the transplant debate and how the young recipient is doing after the controversial surgery that's being called a success. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10-year-old girl gets long-awaited lung transplant
Sarah Murnaghan, a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl with cystic fibrosis whose family fought to have her prioritized for adult organs, got a new set of lungs Wednesday, her family said. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl's long-awaited lung transplant complete
Sarah Murnaghan, a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl with cystic fibrosis whose family fought to have young children prioritized for adult organs, received new lungs Wednesday, her family told CNN. Her surgery took about six hours, and there were no comp... (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - June 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother says Pennsylvania girl's lung transplant a success
(Reuters) - A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl with cystic fibrosis who only became eligible for an adult organ transplant because of a federal judge's order is out of surgery after a double-lung transplant on Wednesday and doing well, her mother said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

National Briefing | Mid-Atlantic: Pennsylvania: Girl Gets Adult Lungs
Sarah Murnaghan, 10, who has cystic fibrosis, underwent successful surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, a family spokeswoman said.     (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tags: Murnaghan, Sarah Pennsylvania Transplants Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Lungs Source Type: news

Pa. girl's double-lung transplant deemed success
10-year-old girl's efforts to qualify for an organ donation spurred public debate over how organs are allocated (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pennsylvania girl gets lung transplant after judge's order
(Reuters) - A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl with cystic fibrosis, who only became eligible for an adult organ transplant because of a judge's order, on Wednesday received a double-lung transplant from an adult donor, her family said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Lung transplant for ill US girl
A severely ill 10-year-old girl to whom a US judge granted a prime spot on the adult transplant list despite her youth receives a new set of lungs. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl's lung transplant leaves thorny ethical questions
Sarah Murnaghan, 10, receives adult lungs in a transplant after a judge's ruling. Experts say the case leaves open complicated ethical issues.The emails arrived by the dozens. Then the hundreds. Then the thousands. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - June 13, 2013 Category: Science Source Type: news

Girl's lung transplant leaves thorny ethical questions
Sarah Murnaghan, 10, receives adult lungs in a transplant after a judge's ruling. Experts say the case leaves open complicated ethical issues.The emails arrived by the dozens. Then the hundreds. Then the thousands. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - June 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl gets long-awaited lung transplant
Sarah Murnaghan, a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl with cystic fibrosis whose family fought to have her prioritized for adult organs, got a new set of lungs Wednesday, her family said. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sarah Murnaghan, 10, gets adult lung transplant she fought for
A week after judge ruled that Sarah Murnaghan could be considered for adult lungs, her lungs arrived (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video: 10-year-old who sued for adult lung gets transplant
Sarah Murnaghan, a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl with cystic fibrosis, will receive a new set of adult lungs. The transplant comes just days after a federal judge granted her family's request to suspend a rule that blocked her from being put on a waiting list for an adult lung because of her age. Marlie Hall speaks to Sarah's mother Janet Murnaghan. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pennsylvania girl gets lung transplant after judge's order
(Reuters) - A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl with cystic fibrosis, who only became eligible for an adult organ transplant because of a judge's order, on Wednesday received a double-lung transplant from an adult donor, her family said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Mother loses son, fights for other
Milagros Martinez endured losing one of her sons to cystic fibrosis before he could get a lung transplant. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl to get long-awaited lung transplant
Sarah Murnaghan, a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl with cystic fibrosis whose family fought to have her prioritized for adult organs, is getting a new set of lungs Wednesday, her family said. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl who needed judge's order to be on transplant list to get new lung
(Reuters) - A lung donor has been found for a 10-year-old girl with cystic fibrosis who only became eligible for an adult organ transplant because of a judge's order, her mother said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Lung transplant under way for 10-year-old who sued to get on adult waiting list
Sara Murnaghan's mother thanks supporters on her Facebook page; judge's ruling set off an ethical debate among doctors (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 12, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lung Transplant Pool for Kids Just Got Bigger
(MedPage Today) -- The high profile story of two children who need lung transplants has moved organ transplant board members to action, with ramifications for other youngsters in need of new lungs. (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - June 12, 2013 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Transplant Policy for Kids Amended After LawsuitsTransplant Policy for Kids Amended After Lawsuits
A U.S. group that sets policy for organ transplants voted to give some children access to adult organs after the parents of two children successfully sued to add them to the adult list for lung transplants. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

Transplant group OKs change to lung policy
The organization that oversees national transplant policies has approved a one-year change that makes children younger than 12 eligible for priority on adult lung transplant lists, the group announced Monday. (Source: WDSU.com - Health)
Source: WDSU.com - Health - June 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kids' transplant policy change
The organization that oversees national transplant policies has approved a one-year change that makes children younger than 12 eligible for priority on adult lung transplant lists, the group announced Monday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vote Aids Children Under 12 Seeking Lung Transplant
Officials with the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network voted in an emergency meeting to create a new avenue for children seeking lung transplants.     (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By ABBY GOODNOUGH Tags: Cystic Fibrosis Murnaghan, Sarah Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network Decisions and Verdicts Transplants Sebelius, Kathleen Health and Human Services Department Lungs Acosta, Javier Children and Childhood Source Type: news

Committee allows special review for children's lung transplants
But the national organization rejected making an emergency rule to allow kids to qualify for adult lungs (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl's ordeal spurs temporary change to lung transplant policy for kids
The organization that oversees national transplant policies has approved a one-year change that makes children younger than 12 eligible for priority on adult lung transplant lists, the group announced Monday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 11, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Second U.S. Family Urges Change to Transplant PolicySecond U.S. Family Urges Change to Transplant Policy
A second family has stepped forward in the public fight to change a donor-organ policy that places sick children younger than 12 years of age at the bottom of the adult lung transplant list, regardless of the severity of their illness. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - June 10, 2013 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

Mom lost son, fights to save other
Milagros Martinez endured losing one of her sons to cystic fibrosis before he could get a lung transplant. Now she's hoping her younger boy, Javier Acosta, 11, will get such an operation in time. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news