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2014-09-12 08:24:55

From 1969 to September 5, 2014, 1,413 artificial hearts of 13 different designs have been implanted in heart failure patients. Here's an update on the state of this life-saving technology. TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart failure, is the number one cause of death, killing more people worldwide than all cancers combined. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140911/145568 The need for donor hearts is growing as heart disease continues...

2014-09-10 12:28:33

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University professor Keith Cook has received a four-year, $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support research and development of artificial lungs that patients may use long term in the comfort of their own homes while waiting for a lung transplant. Cook, an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, will lead the project and collaborate with researchers from the...

2014-09-10 12:24:27

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announces the airing of Every Breath Counts: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis -- a documentary supported by the company and created in collaboration with the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation and the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis in an effort to increase awareness and understanding of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) among the general public....

2014-08-18 16:25:38

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Lung Transplantation-Pipeline Insights, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2278637/-Lung-Transplantation-Pipeline-Insights-2014.htmlSUMMARYDelveInsight's," Lung Transplantation-Pipeline Insights, 2014", report provides comprehensive insights about pipeline drugs across this indication. A key objective of the report is to establish the understanding for all the pipeline drugs that...

2014-07-23 16:27:13

Patients, caregivers and health care professionals share stories; offer awareness, hope and inspiration CHICAGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation's advocates have come together to inaugurate PFF Ambassador program, a group of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) patients and caregivers who are committed to share personal stories of living with IPF as well as health care providers who deliver current disease education information to...

2014-07-02 23:06:35

An Oklahoma man who came to Pittsburgh for his second double-lung transplant was placed on a device never before used in the U.S., making him healthy enough to eventually get a transplant. Jon Sacker, of Moore, Okla., is now recovering after his lifesaving surgery at UPMC Presbyterian. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Suffering from cystic fibrosis and rejecting the transplanted lungs he had gotten just two years ago, Jon Sacker, 33, came to UPMC from his hometown in Moore,...

2014-05-06 08:32:48

Lung Biotechnology Also Makes $50M Equity Investment in SGI LA JOLLA, Calif. and SILVER SPRING, Md., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Genomics Inc. (SGI), a privately held company developing and commercializing genomic driven advancements in a variety of industries, and Lung Biotechnology Inc., a subsidiary of United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR), today announced they have entered into a multi-year research and development agreement to develop humanized pig organs...

2014-04-14 12:37:01

ANDOVER, Mass., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PROCEED II heart transplant Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pivotal trial results using the Organ Care System (OCS(TM)) -Heart platform were announced on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 34(th) Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions in San Diego, Calif. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130425/NE01744LOGO-b The OCS Heart PROCEED II FDA pivotal trial met its success...

2014-04-09 23:25:19

Team PHenomenal Hope, a four-woman relay team, will cycle 3,000 miles non-stop across 12 states this June as they compete in the Race Across America. Dr. Patricia George, pulmonologist and lung transplant physician in the UPMC Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) Clinic, is part of this team, which is dedicated to furthering the race to cure PH. Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Team PHenomenal Hope, a four-woman relay team, will cycle 3,000 miles non-stop across 12 states...

2014-04-04 23:01:58

Award winning singer/songwriter Chloe Temtchine, who has pulmonary hypertension and is contemplating lung transplantation, has released a new song, "Be Brave," which she performs while using her oxygen tank, which she affectionately calls Steve Martin. Half of the proceeds from the song, available on iTunes, will be donated to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) today announced the release of a...


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