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Anonymous liver donor for Kingston twins unmasked | Toronto Star

Anonymous liver donor for Kingston twins unmasked | Toronto Star | Childhood liver disease | Scoop.it
Kris Chung, an RMC student, says he knew donating his liver was the right thing when he saw twins’ dad was also in military
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Liver Transplant Miracle: Mum’s Open Letter To Donor -

Liver Transplant Miracle: Mum’s Open Letter To Donor - | Childhood liver disease | Scoop.it
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Newborn Screening for Biliary Atresia

Biliary atresia is the most common cause of pediatric end-stage liver disease and the leading indication for pediatric liver transplantation. Affected infants exhibit evidence of biliary obstruction within the first few weeks after birth.
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Mayo Expert: Artificial Liver Ready for Human Testing

On any given day about 15,000 Americans are on the liver transplant waiting list, hoping they can get a lifesaving donor organ in time. It’s that kind of sta...

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9 year old five days after a liver transplant. She is sharing the 'worst' parts about a transplant!

Hadley is 9 and had a liver transplant. She wants to share her experiences with you. This video is 5 days after transplant and she talks about what it is like

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Video: Strangers Fall in Love After Liver Transplant

Chris Dempsey donated part of his liver to save Heather Krueger's life after she was diagnosed with stage 4 liver disease.

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Living-Related Donor Transplant: How It Changed Me

Living-Related Donor Transplant: How It Changed Me | Childhood liver disease | Scoop.it

Hillary Weidner was her daughter's living-related donor transplant match, a procedure needed to treat biliary atresia.

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Newborn Screen Can Detect Biliary Atresia - Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News

Newborn Screen Can Detect Biliary Atresia
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A simple and widely available screening test can identify biliary atresia in newborns with high sensitivity, researchers have found.
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Experts urge new parents to pay attention to baby's poop color

Experts urge new parents to pay attention to baby's poop color | Childhood liver disease | Scoop.it
Fecal color and consistency are well-known markers of digestive health in both children and adults, but paying attention to a newborn's shade of poop can be a decided lifesaver in babies born with the rare, liver-ravaging disorder biliary atresia,...

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Transplant buys Bella precious time - The West Australian

Transplant buys Bella precious time - The West Australian | Childhood liver disease | Scoop.it
As Perth father Kien-Ping Chung watched his baby daughter dying from a failing liver, he decided out of desperation to donate part of his own liver.
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Mum's marathon effort for Starship - Stuff.co.nz

Mum's marathon effort for Starship - Stuff.co.nz | Childhood liver disease | Scoop.it
Mum runs to give back to hospital that saved her child's life. And she's doing it after donating a third of her liver.
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Transplant games a special occasion - Tasmania Examiner

Transplant games a special occasion - Tasmania Examiner | Childhood liver disease | Scoop.it
Transplant games a special occasion
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Mrs Dyer said Bella suffered a rare condition called biliary atresia, in which bile builds up and remains trapped in the liver, and destroys it over time.
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Texas Children’s develops simple blood test to screen infants for biliary atresia

Texas Children’s develops simple blood test to screen infants for biliary atresia | Childhood liver disease | Scoop.it
See the exciting new simple blood test our physicians have developed to screen infants for biliary atresia: https://t.co/mkeUWiMWPA
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Coventry schoolgirl with rare liver disease competes in first ice skating competition | Coventry Observer

Coventry schoolgirl with rare liver disease competes in first ice skating competition | Coventry Observer | Childhood liver disease | Scoop.it
RT @queens_ice_bowl: Coventry schoolgirl with rare liver disease competes in first ice skating competition
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Stem Cell Breakthrough Regrows Livers Beyond Self-Repair - Futurism

Stem Cell Breakthrough Regrows Livers Beyond Self-Repair - Futurism | Childhood liver disease | Scoop.it

Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have figured out a way to use stem cells to repair livers, suggesting that cell-therapy techniques may replace liver transplants in the near future.

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Liver Transplant Leads to Love for Illinois Couple: 'I'd Do It Again in a Heartbeat'

Liver Transplant Leads to Love for Illinois Couple: 'I'd Do It Again in a Heartbeat' | Childhood liver disease | Scoop.it

"No regrets," Chris Dempsey said, "I'd do it again in a heartbeat if I had to"

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The brave little boy who has turned green because of his failing liver

The brave little boy who has turned green because of his failing liver | Childhood liver disease | Scoop.it

Charlie Joannidis was diagnosed with Biliary Atresia, a condition that causes waste to build up and damage the liver.

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Sandboxes Are Disgusting! Are You Sure You Want Your Kids Playing in Them? - Slate Magazine

Sandboxes Are Disgusting! Are You Sure You Want Your Kids Playing in Them? - Slate Magazine | Childhood liver disease | Scoop.it
So there I was at a kid’s birthday party, my 13-month-old daughter playing merrily with her brother in the sandbox, when she suddenly decided that she was hungry.
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Drought-struck sheep provide clues on fatal liver disease - ABC Online

Drought-struck sheep provide clues on fatal liver disease - ABC Online | Childhood liver disease | Scoop.it
Australian drought-stricken sheep foraging on a toxic plant have shed light on the cause of a potentially fatal rare liver disease in children.
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Transplant donors, recipients to compete in western Sydney games - The Daily Telegraph

Transplant donors, recipients to compete in western Sydney games - The Daily Telegraph | Childhood liver disease | Scoop.it
For one week in September next year, Kyla Devine will join more than 1000 recipients and donors from Australia and 10 other countries to compete in the 2016 Transplant Games.
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New test to boost liver transplant success rate, reduce waiting list - Sydney Morning Herald

New test to boost liver transplant success rate, reduce waiting list - Sydney Morning Herald | Childhood liver disease | Scoop.it
A new technique to assess the health of livers donated for transplant could boost the number of successful transplants, while reducing the number of viable donor livers thrown away.
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Safely Living With Pets: Don't Let Your Pet Lick Your Face and Other Helpful Tips - Huffington Post

Safely Living With Pets: Don't Let Your Pet Lick Your Face and Other Helpful Tips - Huffington Post | Childhood liver disease | Scoop.it
Am I concerned that I may catch a disease from my pet? Yes, as a practicing veterinarian I am acutely aware of bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic diseases that can be transmitted between animals and humans, called zoonotic diseases....
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Poop color screening could prevent infant deaths, avert liver transplants and ... - Medical Xpress

Poop color screening could prevent infant deaths, avert liver transplants and ... - Medical Xpress | Childhood liver disease | Scoop.it
Paying attention to the color of a newborn's poop can mean the difference between life and death for babies with the rare liver disorder biliary atresia—the leading cause of liver transplants in children.
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