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New insights into what drives organ transplant rejection

Added: 22.09.2018 23:18 | 5 views | 0 comments

Researchers set out to understand why skin grafts have such a high rate of rejection, hoping to capitalize on new biological insights to not only explain why skin transplants provoke the immune system but also what treatments can be given to an organ prior to transplantation to decrease the likelihood of rejection.

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Girl surprised by Drake in hospital is 'back to her old self' after heart transplant

Added: 20.09.2018 19:49 | 15 views | 0 comments

Sofia Sanchez, the 11-year-old whose life changed in late August when she got both a visit from her idol Drake and a heart transplant, is doing well.

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Strategies to protect bone health in hematologic stem cell transplant recipients

Added: 19.09.2018 23:18 | 14 views | 0 comments

A new review looks at the major factors affecting bone health in mematologic stem cell transplant recipients, and provides expert guidance for the monitoring, evaluation and treatment of bone loss in these patients.

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Older patients with knee pain may benefit from allograft transplant technique

Added: 19.09.2018 21:20 | 1 views | 0 comments

Knee pain in active patients over 40 is often difficult to treat but according to researchers.

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Zika vaccine shows promise for treating deadly brain cancer

Added: 18.09.2018 21:20 | 7 views | 0 comments

Researchers have successfully deployed a Zika virus vaccine to target and kill human glioblastoma brain cancer stem cells, which had been transplanted into mice. In a new study, the team shows that a live, attenuated version of the Zika virus could form the basis of a new treatment option for this fatal brain cancer.

Dalston bike crash: E-bike crash victim's organs donated to transplant patients as family mourn

Added: 18.09.2018 9:16 | 9 views | 0 comments

The family of a woman who died after she was hit by an electric bicycle revealed today that her organs have been donated to save the lives of others.

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Children lose out on liver transplants, study finds

Added: 17.09.2018 20:17 | 11 views | 0 comments

The system for allocating liver transplants is stacked against kids, a new study finds.

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An opt-out organ donor system might actually lead to fewer transplants

Added: 16.09.2018 18:50 | 2 views | 0 comments

England’s plans to make everyone an organ donor by default could make families less likely to give consent, perhaps leading to a fall in transplant operations

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Heart failure patients, clinicians have differing perceptions of risk level

Added: 23.08.2017 8:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Physicians identified a majority of patients with advanced heart failure as at high risk for transplant, left ventricular assist device (LVAD) or death while few of those patients considered...

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