News tagged with organ transplant

Researchers discover that obesity hinders kidney donation

Researchers at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine and Feinstein Institute for Medical Research conducted a retrospective analysis which found that morbid obesity impedes kidney donation. In fact, in the analysis ...

May 10, 2012
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How our lives depend on immunology research

The life-saving work of researchers who explore our immune system to develop vaccines and fight diseases like HIV will be recognized as part of International Day of Immunology celebrations.

Apr 20, 2012
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Origin of chronic lymphatic leukaemia: lead discovered

Up until now the causes of the development of chronic lymphatic leukaemia, the most common form of cancer of the blood in Europe, have been unknown. At present a cure is not possible. A research group at the ...

Apr 11, 2012
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