Imagine a hospital where patient data from numerous sources is made accessible to ward physicians with the help of hyperlinks and intelligent indexing. Imagine a healthcare system that hands its patients ...
Other Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The spleen is rarely noticed, until it is missing. In children born without this organ, that doesn't happen until they become sick with life-threatening bacterial infections. An international team of researchers led by scientists ...
Genetics Apr 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—For an immune response to get underway, an invading microbe must first be halted in the spleen, and then digested by immune cells known as 'dendritic cells', which guard specific portals. ...
Immunology Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Nearly every cell in the human body carries a copy of the full human genome. So how is it that the cells that detect light in the human eye are so different from those of, say, the beating heart or the spleen?
Genetics Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A simple, inexpensive blood test performed on trauma patients upon admission can help doctors easily identify patients at greatest risk of death, according to a new study by researchers at Intermountain Medical Center in ...
Health Jan 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An excessive response of the immune system to malarial infection can lead to serious complications, such as cerebral malaria. While the mechanism causing the onset of cerebral malaria is unclear, immunologists ...
Immunology Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists—including a geneticist at The University of Western Australia—are a step closer to developing a vaccine against a fatally infectious parasite carried in the bite of sandflies.
Genetics Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Using mesenchymal stromal cells derived from adipose (fat) tissues, genetically modified to express a bioluminescent marker, researchers in Italy have tracked cells after transplantation. The cells were followed from their ...
Medical research Dec 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers have demonstrated that combination therapy with PU-H71 and ruxolitinib increases the durability and effectiveness of a treatment that had previously shown limited utility for patients with myelofibrosis.
Cancer Dec 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers in New Zealand are inching closer to the development of the first effective oral vaccine to protect against tuberculosis - a disease which still kills more people worldwide than any other bacterial disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Novartis AG and Incyte Corp. said Tuesday that European Union regulators approved their blood cancer drug Jakavi.
Medications Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It is likely that the protein is also highly significant for other inflammatory diseases.
Immunology Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study by a Baylor College of Medicine physician-researcher has shed light on the most effective treatment for adults with Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) in bones. LCH is a disease that can affect the skin, mouth, ears, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The first biologically tissue-engineered vein grown from a patient's own stem cells has been successfully transplanted into a 10-year-old girl with portal vein obstruction, dramatically enhancing her quality of life. These ...
Immunology Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College and Rockefeller University have identified the first gene to be linked to a rare condition in which babies are born without a spleen, putting those children at risk of dying from ...
Genetics May 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |