Oncology & Cancer

Genomic markers of aggressive childhood leukemias identified

New research published today in JAMA Oncology reports how two separate DNA changes appear to predict aggressive childhood leukemias when they occur in combination. Over the course of a decade of work in several study sites ...

Surgery

US kidney transplant survival rates continue to improve

Long-term survival rates of kidney transplant patients in the U.S. have increased over the last three decades, but there are opportunities to further improve these outcomes, according to a review article published today in ...

Medical research

Reducing organ transplant side effects

A new research project aims to use personalized anti-rejection medication to reduce the health risks that organ transplant patients experience following surgery.

Medications

Innovative gel offers new hope to defeat Parkinson's disease

Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU), in collaboration with The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, have developed a new type of hydrogel that could radically transform how we treat Parkinson's ...

Surgery

Mayo Clinic: Why bone marrow donor diversity is needed

Bone marrow transplants are procedures that infuse healthy blood stem cells into your body to replace damaged or diseased bone marrow. Just like people in need of solid organ transplants, such as hearts or kidneys, people ...

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