News tagged with cell transplantation
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Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Massey Cancer Center's Bone Marrow Transplant Program have demonstrated that the use of antibodies derived from rabbits can improve the survival and relapse outcomes of ...
Medical research Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at the University of Reading have made a significant breakthrough in cornea transplant research that could make future procedures more successful.
Ophthalmology Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Eltrombopag, a drug that was designed to stimulate production of platelets from the bone marrow and thereby improve blood clotting, can raise blood cell levels in some people with severe aplastic anemia who have failed all ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new cancer drug with remarkably few side effects is dramatically improving survival in Hodgkin lymphoma patients who fail other treatments and are nearly out of options.
Cancer Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center have conducted a clinical trial aimed at preventing graft vs. host disease (GVHD) in patients who have received hematopoietic (blood) cell transplants (HCT). The study, comparing the drug ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Skin cell transplants can restore pigment to the skin of some patients with the disorder known as vitiligo, new research finds.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
Growth factors shown to cure Alzheimer's disease in a mouse model and administered to cancer patients as part of their treatment regimen were linked to significant improvements in the patients' cognitive function following ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jun 22, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Chicagoan Ieshea Thomas is the first Midwest patient to receive a successful stem cell transplant to cure her sickle cell disease without chemotherapy in preparation for the transplant.
Medical research Jun 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Regenerative medicine, or the use of specially grown tissues and cells to treat injuries and diseases, has been successful in treating disorders of a number of organs, including heart, pancreas, and cartilage. ...
Ophthalmology Jun 14, 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
Researchers in Japan have found that hepatocytes, cells comprising the main tissue of the liver and involved in protein synthesis and storage, can assist in tissue engineering and create a "new liver system" in mouse models ...
Medical research Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Japanese researchers have created a functioning human liver from stemcells, a report said Friday, raising hopes for the manufacture of artificial organs for those in need of transplants.
Medical research Jun 08, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 0
Researchers at NYU School of Medicine have made an important discovery that partially answers the long-standing question of why a mother's immune system does not reject a developing fetus as foreign tissue.
Medical research Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |