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(HealthDay)—Liver transplants to treat a common type of liver cancer are a viable option for people infected with HIV, according to new research.
HIV & AIDS May 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Obese patients who received robotic kidney transplants had fewer wound complications than patients who received traditional "open" transplant surgery, according to surgeons at the University of Illinois Hospital ...
Surgery May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A 36-year-old man who had tracheal cancer has received a new lab-made windpipe seeded with his own stem cells in a procedure in Sweden they call the first successful attempt of its kind, officials said Thursday.
Medical research Jul 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (9) | 4
A team of scientists led by a bone marrow transplant researcher at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has shed new light on why most bone marrow transplant patients who receive tissue-matched cells from unrelated donors ...
Medical research Sep 04, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Epidermal growth factor has been found to speed the recovery of blood-making stem cells after exposure to radiation, according to Duke Medicine researchers. The finding could open new options for treating cancer patients ...
Medical research Feb 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Using the same strategy that a common virus employs to evade the human immune system, researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center's Institute for Regenerative Medicine have modified adult stem cells to increase their ...
Medical research Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—An experimental therapy that targets the immune system might offer a new way to treat an often deadly form of adult leukemia, a preliminary study suggests.
Cancer Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Ohio State University cancer researchers have identified molecules in the bloodstream that might accurately gauge the likelihood of radiation illness after exposure to ionizing radiation.
Cancer Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A collaborative team of physician-scientists at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute has developed a new evidence-based, clinical algorithm to help physicians treat ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 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
Adults with end-stage respiratory failure and pulmonary hypertension requiring ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) have been "bridged" toward lung transplantation with novel lung assist devices such as the Novalung. ...
Surgery May 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Modern medicine's ability to save lives through organ transplantation has been revolutionized by the development of drugs that prevent the human body from rejecting the transplanted organ.
Medications Oct 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at UCLA's Jules Stein Eye Institute and colleagues who successfully transplanted specialized retinal cells derived from human embryonic stem cells into the eyes of two legally ...
Medical research Jan 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
In a preliminary clinical trial, investigators at Johns Hopkins have shown that even partially-matched bone marrow transplants can eliminate sickle cell disease in some patients, ridding them of painful and debilitating symptoms, ...
Medical research Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
For patients with Clostridium difficile (C. difficile), a persistent and potentially deadly bacterial illness, severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting are an everyday event. This particularly virulent infection is ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 21, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1