News tagged with transplant center
A nine-year-old girl is making what doctors described as a remarkable recovery Sunday, days after surgeons transplanted six of her organs in a groundbreaking medical procedure.
Other Feb 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues have discovered that changes in the physical characteristics of the effector memory regulatory T cell can predict the progression risk of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) ...
Immunology Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues have published a study describing the greater difficulty in finding matched, unrelated donors for non-Caucasian patients who are candidates for hematopoietic ...
Cancer Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- Deaths from liver-destroying hepatitis C are on the rise, and new data shows baby boomers especially should take heed - they are most at risk.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 3
(AP) -- For the first time, health officials are proposing that all baby boomers get tested for hepatitis C.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 18, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
(HealthDay) -- If you're receiving kidney dialysis, four new studies suggest that you could benefit from longer or more frequent dialysis sessions.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A medical transplant centre on the Italian island of Sicily said Monday it had carried out the world's first partial liver transplant using only a robot to remove the organ of the donor.
Surgery Jun 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The number of new West Nile virus cases jumped by more than 400 since last week, and the death toll now stands at 147, up from 134, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 26, 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
(HealthDay)—The number of West Nile virus cases this year has surpassed 4,500, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday, and the number of deaths has reached 183, up from 168 last week.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 17, 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
(HealthDay)—The West Nile virus outbreak has now reached 5,245 cases, including 236 deaths, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is a serious risk in many kinds of cell transplants, including for stem cell transplants carried out when stem cells are partially depleted of conventional T cells, which play an important ...
Medical research Oct 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Two men with longstanding HIV infections no longer have detectable HIV in their blood cells following bone marrow transplants. The virus was easily detected in blood lymphocytes of both men prior to their transplants but ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Just 20 percent of people infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) begin the recommended treatment regimen and less than 5 percent go on to successfully overcome the virus, according to a new review in General Ho ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0