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Surgeons in Zurich have carried out a complex, multi-organ transplant, hospital officials said Thursday, claiming the lessons learned would benefit patients with tumours that attack multiple organs.
Surgery Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research from the University of Georgia identifies the mechanisms responsible for regenerating blood vessels in the brain.
Medical research Dec 20, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A set of proteins detected in urine by researchers at Boston Children's Hospital may prove to be the first biomarkers for Kawasaki disease, an uncommon but increasingly prevalent disease which causes inflammation of blood ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a set of proteins circulating in blood whose levels accurately flag the presence of lymphedema. The findings, to be reported Dec. 18 in PLoS ONE, spur o ...
Inflammatory disorders Dec 18, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Despite earlier signs that a less-invasive surgery is safer and better than "open" operations to repair potentially lethal abdominal aortic aneurysms, a study led by a Johns Hopkins professor shows survival rates after four ...
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(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at The University of Manchester have for the first time identified why a patient who appears outwardly healthy may develop Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—When the heart works too hard, the brain may be to blame, says new Cornell research that is changing how scientists look at high blood pressure (hypertension). The study, published in the ...
Medical research Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Telestroke networks that enable the remote and rapid diagnosis and treatment of stroke can improve the bottom line of patients and hospitals, researchers report.
Cardiology Dec 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A research team led by scientists at Mayo Clinic in Florida have decoded the entire pathway that regulates leakiness of blood vessels—a condition that promotes a wide number of disorders, such as heart ...
Medical research Dec 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Blocking a single tiny blood vessel in the brain can harm neural tissue and even alter behavior, a new study from the University of California, San Diego has shown. But these consequences can be mitigated ...
Neuroscience Dec 16, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
For patients with a traumatic brain injury, the default standard of care has just been turned on its head by a group of researchers at the University of Washington working with colleagues at six hospitals ...
Medical research Dec 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have managed to graft beta cells into the eyes of mice in order to study them in a living organism over a prolonged period of time. As a result, the group and a team of colleagues ...
Medical research Dec 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
While dozens of medical device makers are racing to treat medication-resistant hypertension by burning nerves inside arteries in the kidneys, Minneapolis firm CVRx is coming at the problem from a different direction.
Health Dec 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Scientists in Japan have used ostrich blood vessels to create a viable bypass in pigs, raising hopes of easier and more effective artery transplants for heart patients.
Medical research Dec 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Approximately two million people around the world regularly undergo hemodialysis – blood purification outside the body – as a result of kidney failure. This usually involves creating a dialysis fistula ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0