Although the first successful preservation of fertility from the freezing, thawing and grafting of ovarian tissue was reported eight years ago,(1) the technique has remained experimental and confined to a few specialist centres. ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues at six other institutions have recently tested a treatment for patients with myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, a blood-related malignancy that involves the ineffective production ...
Cancer Jun 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), usually found in pediatric patients, is far more rare and deadly in adolescent and adult patients. According to the National Marrow Donor Program, child ALL patients have a higher than ...
Cancer Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An American man whose HIV seemed to disappear after a blood marrow transplant for leukemia may be showing new hints of the disease, sparking debate over whether a cure was really achieved.
HIV & AIDS Jun 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Some stem cells can lay dormant for more than two weeks in a dead person and then be revived to divide into new, functioning cells, scientists in France said Tuesday.
Medical research Jun 12, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 3
An antibody that helps a person's own immune system battle cancer cells shows increasing promise in reducing tumors in patients with advanced kidney cancer, according to researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Cancer Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Severe combined immunodeficiency is defect in the immune system that results in a loss of the adaptive immune cells known as B cells and T cells. Mutations in several different genes can lead to the development of severe ...
Immunology May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- University of Florida researchers teamed with colleagues at City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, Calif., to devise a new combination therapy that reverses established Type 1 diabetes in mice.
Medical research May 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An international study found that bone marrow transplants are not the best option for some young patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who fail to attain clinical remission after the initial weeks of intense chemotherapy ...
Cancer Apr 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In an organ transplant the recipient protects himself with an immune reaction against the alien organ. This reaction is counteracted long-term with the use of immunosuppressants. In future this medication ...
Surgery Apr 03, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new technique for improving delivery of stem cells may lead to better and faster tissue repair, a breakthrough with promise for sports medicine and military populations.
Medical research Apr 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new discovery in mice may lead to new treatments that could make bone marrow transplants more likely to succeed and to be significantly less dangerous. According to new research findings published in the Journal of Leukocyte Bi ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- A federal appeals court on Tuesday declined to reconsider a ruling that allows bone marrow donors to be paid for their donations like blood donors.
Other Mar 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study has found that very few young women with cancer take steps to preserve their fertility while undergoing cancer therapy. Also, certain groups of young women are more likely to do so than others. Published early ...
Cancer Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Music has a fundamental affect on humans. It can reduce stress, enhance relaxation, provide a distraction from pain, and improve the results of clinical therapy. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal ...
Cardiology Mar 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |