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The Healing Edge: Five Blood Transfusions, One Bone Marrow Transplant — All Before Birth

Added: 25.05.2018 14:06 | 16 views | 0 comments

In a bold experiment in fetal therapy, doctors in San Francisco treated a fetus with a severe, often fatal blood disorder. The child was saved, but the long-term prognosis is still uncertain.

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Five Blood Transfusions, One Bone Marrow Transplant — All Before Birth

Added: 25.05.2018 13:43 | 14 views | 0 comments

In a bold experiment in fetal therapy, doctors in San Francisco treated a fetus with a severe, often fatal blood disorder. The child was saved, but the long-term prognosis is still uncertain.

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How long will I survive after a liver transplant?

Added: 24.05.2018 16:49 | 3 views | 0 comments

Liver transplant surgery is the second most common transplant surgery in the U.S. Livers typically come from deceased donors, but transplants using parts of livers from live donors are becoming more frequent. Figures show that more than 50 percent of people who have a liver transplant survive for at least 20 years.

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More patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis receiving liver transplants

Added: 23.05.2018 4:56 | 20 views | 0 comments

Increasingly, liver transplant centers are changing a long-standing practice of delaying potentially life-saving liver transplantation for patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis until after they stopped drinking alcohol for six months, according to a new study.

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New 3D printer can create complex biological tissues

Added: 22.05.2018 3:10 | 9 views | 0 comments

Scientists have developed a specially adapted 3D printer to build therapeutic biomaterials from multiple materials. The advance could be a step toward on-demand printing of complex artificial tissues for use in transplants and other surgeries.

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Heart failure patients, clinicians have differing perceptions of risk level

Added: 17.05.2018 2:09 | 3 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...

From: www.medicalnewstoday.com

Under-skin transplants show promise for type 1 diabetes

Added: 17.05.2018 2:08 | 4 views | 0 comments

Using tissue engineering, researchers show a way forward for treating type 1 diabetes by implanting insulin-producing islet cells under the skin.

From: www.medicalnewstoday.com

Scientists transplant memories from one snail to another

Added: 14.05.2018 18:39 | 6 views | 0 comments

Memories are transferred from one snail to another in a laboratory.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

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