Medical research

A glimmer of hope: New weapon in the fight against liver diseases

Researchers from Niigata University , the University of Tokyo, Osaka University and Tokyo Medical University, Japan, have developed a new approach that could revolutionize the treatment, prevention, and possibly reversal ...

Genetics

Clinically viable blood test for donor-derived cell-free DNA

A new study, presented today at the AATS 101st Annual Meeting, shows that non-invasive cell-free DNA tests can reduce the need for regular surveillance biopsies to detect early rejection in heart transplant patients. The ...

Surgery

Simple device improves care after kidney transplantation

In a published study, a team from Lawson Health Research Institute has found that a simple device can reduce swelling after kidney transplantation. The geko device, manufactured by Sky Medical Technology Ltd and distributed ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Toward a feasible alternative to liver organ transplant

New insights into how fetal and adult liver cells differ could be used to help make liver cell transplants successful long term. Transplanting functioning liver cells into a patient's liver can help replace liver function ...

Surgery

Mayo Clinic Minute: When the liver can no longer function

In the U.S., it's estimated that 4.5 million adults are diagnosed with chronic liver disease. It develops over time and may be caused a number of conditions including, hepatitis, genetics, alcohol overuse or cancer.

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