(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 |
A multi-center analysis, led by Weill Cornell Medical College and published in the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, shows the use of temporary "fully covered self-expanding metal stents" (FCSEMS) can effectively fix a ...
Cardiology Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The Clinical Institute of Pathology at the MedUni Vienna has discovered a previously unknown mechanism in the regulation of gene expression that leads to the development of a chronic renal condition known ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
When a research team in China evaluated the efficacy and safety of using mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) expanded from the bone marrow of non-self-donors to treat patients experiencing poor graft function (PGF) after receiving ...
Medical research Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have found that macrophages – white blood cells that play a key role in the immune response – also ...
Medical research Mar 17, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
British surgeons said Friday they have performed successful liver transplants on two patients using a revolutionary technique which keeps the organ warm and functioning while outside the body.
Surgery Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A person in the northeastern state of Maryland who recently died of rabies was found to have contracted the illness from an organ transplant done over a year ago, US health officials said Friday.
Other Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Transplantation of mesenchymal stem cells cultivated on the surface of nanofibrous meshes could be a novel therapeutic strategy against post-prostatectomy erectile dysfunction (ED), conclude the authors of a study which is ...
Medical research Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Race and geographic area play important roles in determining whether a patient with chronic kidney disease (CKD) receives optimal care before developing kidney failure, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For the first time, scientists have transplanted neural cells derived from a monkey's skin into its brain and watched the cells develop into several types of mature brain cells, according to the authors of ...
Medical research Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Transplants of blood-forming stem cells from umbilical cord blood may be an effective alternative to transplants of matched donor bone marrow stem cells to treat children with a rare, debilitating disease known as Hurler's ...
Medical research Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
UPMC surgeons have performed a "breathing lung" transplant using a portable machine that provides a constant supply of blood and nutrients to the donor organs, which doctors say has the potential to keep them healthier and ...
Other Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A woman whose doctors believe is the first known case of a five-organ transplant patient to deliver a baby said Wednesday her joy is hard to describe.
Other Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Following several years of study, investigators have found more evidence that viral therapy to treat solid tumors can be enhanced by blocking the body's natural immune response.
Cancer Mar 13, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A guidance cue that helps kidneys form may also be a red flag that they are in danger, researchers report.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |