Medical research

Sweden hospital in lab-made windpipe transplant

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.

Pediatrics

A regimen for treating environmental enteric dysfunction

A team of medical researchers at Washington University School of Medicine, working with colleagues from the University of Zambia School of Medicine and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, has developed a regimen for treating children ...

Medications

New study maps ketamine's effects on brain

Ketamine—an anesthetic also known for its illicit use as a recreational drug—has undergone a thorough reputational rehabilitation in recent years as the medical establishment has begun to recognize its wide-ranging therapeutic ...

Cardiology

Seeing deep blood flow with sound and laser light

A great number of health problems, and consequently the medical treatments for them, involve how blood flows through the body. Heart attacks are caused by restricted blood flow to the heart muscle. Many symptoms of diabetes ...

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