From hopeless to filled with hope: Over 700 successful heart transplants offer patients a new chance at life
The team at Atrium Health Sanger Heart& Vascular Institute knows what a new heart can mean to patients. It means more time with family, more moments to remember, and most importantly it replenishes the gift of time declining health may have threatened to take away. Sanger Heart& Vascular Institute is proud to announce it has completed the 700th heart transplant. Since its inception more than 35 years ago, Sanger has repeatedly earned multiple national recognition as the region ’s top-rated heart… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 1, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

Scientists want to make a poo BANK: where faecal transplants can thwart diabetes and reverse ageing 
Putting your poo on ice to one day use the good bacteria within to heal a variety of maladies could soon be an option for those who can afford the storage fees, a team of Harvard experts say. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Updated U.S. Public Health Service Guideline for Testing of Transplant Candidates Aged < 12 Years for Infection with HIV, Hepatitis B Virus, and Hepatitis C Virus - United States, 2022
This report describes updated public health service guidelines for testing transplant candidates under 12 years of age for HIV, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - June 30, 2022 Category: American Health Tags: Hepatitis B Hepatitis C MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Organ Transplants Source Type: news

Banking Previous Poos: Could a Transplant of Feces from Your Past Heal You?
The Scientist spoke with Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School researchers Scott Weiss and Yang-Yu Liu, who propose that people bank stool samples when they’re young and... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - June 30, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Post-Transplant KC Risk in Children Points to Need for Education Post-Transplant KC Risk in Children Points to Need for Education
The increased incidence of keratinocyte carcinomas in pediatric transplant recipients is"really high, so we definitely know there ' s risk there," according to one of the study investigators.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Foundation named for Cincy surgeon aims to raise $10M with help from 'Hamilton' star
The Holland Foundation for Sight Restoration — named for Cincinnati surgeon who pioneered ocular surface stem cell transplantation — is stepping up its efforts. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 28, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Liz Engel Source Type: news

Brave youngsters whose lives were saved by a hi-tech heart in a box
These four youngsters are alive today largely thanks to ground-breaking technology - the 'heart in a box', or the organ care system - which allowed them to undergo life-saving heart transplants. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Survival After the New Donor Heart Allocation Policy Survival After the New Donor Heart Allocation Policy
Have posttransplant survival rates improved under the new heart allocation policy?American Journal of Transplantation (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 27, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

CDC Releases New Details on Mysterious Hepatitis in Children CDC Releases New Details on Mysterious Hepatitis in Children
Almost all children (90%) required hospitalization, 18 needed liver transplants, and 11 children have died.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 25, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Why It's So Hard to Prevent Physician Suicide Why It's So Hard to Prevent Physician Suicide
Physicians continue to have high rates of suicide, despite recent efforts to bring attention to this crisis. What are the main drivers? And what can be done to intervene before tragedy strikes?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - June 24, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Pig-Heart Transplant Case Published With New Details, Insights Pig-Heart Transplant Case Published With New Details, Insights
For example, heart injury at autopsy didn ' t resemble standard graft rejection in humans or other primates, researchers said, nor did viral infection seem a likely cause of graft failure.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

New Data, Film Highlight Islet Cell Transplantation Progress New Data, Film Highlight Islet Cell Transplantation Progress
A new documentary, to be released June 24, shows the human side of islet cell transplantation research for type 1 diabetes and follows encouraging data presentations at two medical meetings.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - June 23, 2022 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Landmark Pig Heart Recipient Had Xenograft Failure, Porcine Virus
(MedPage Today) -- Several lines of inquiry remain for why the recipient of the world's first pig-to-human heart xenotransplantation died 2 months later. The transplant surgeon Bartley Griffith, MD, of University of Maryland School of Medicine... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - June 22, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Alcoholic Cirrhosis Is Most Common Liver Transplant Indication in Young US  Adults Alcoholic Cirrhosis Is Most Common Liver Transplant Indication in Young US  Adults
Alcohol-associated liver disease is now the most common indication for liver transplant wait-listing among young American adults, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - June 22, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

'Bridge' Therapy May Benefit Some Kids With High-Risk Neuroblastoma
(MedPage Today) -- Bridge therapy ahead of autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT) consolidation may benefit certain high-risk neuroblastoma patients with residual disease following induction regimens, according to a multicenter retrospective... (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - June 22, 2022 Category: Hematology Source Type: news