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Powerful food-derived antioxidant can halt, prevent fatty liver disease in mice

Added: 22.02.2018 16:46 | 3 views | 0 comments

As obesity continues to rise in the US, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has become a major public health issue, increasingly leading to cancer and liver transplants.

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Minimising risks of transplants

Added: 21.02.2018 21:38 | 18 views | 0 comments

A bone marrow transplant is often the only therapy available to save leukaemia patients, but the risk of complications is high. Nearly half of all patients experience an unwanted reaction of their immune system, which often attacks their skin and liver and in up to 50 percent of cases the intestines. Researchers have succeeded in deciphering what causes this in some instances life-threatening inflammation of the intestines.

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Survivors of blood or marrow transplantation are likely to experience cognitive impairment

Added: 20.02.2018 17:47 | 12 views | 0 comments

Allogeneic blood or marrow transplantation recipients are at a significantly higher risk of cognitive impairment in the years post-transplantation, according to a new study. The research helps add a missing piece to a long-unsolved puzzle about post-transplant effects on recipients, specifically that vulnerable subpopulations of similar transplants can benefit from targeted interventions in the years after they receive their lifesaving treatment.

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With medicine running out, Venezuelans with transplants live in fear

Added: 20.02.2018 12:51 | 8 views | 0 comments

Yasmira Castano felt she had a fresh chance at life when she received a kidney transplant almost two decades ago. The young Venezuelan was able to finish high school and went on to work as a manicurist.

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With medicine running out, Venezuelans with transplants live in fear

Added: 20.02.2018 12:24 | 7 views | 0 comments

Ms Yasmira Castano felt she had a fresh chance at life when she received a kidney transplant almost two decades ago. The young Venezuelan was able to finish high school and went on to work as a manicurist.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Boy is given new skin thanks to gene therapy

Added: 18.02.2018 18:59 | 3 views | 0 comments

A medical team has successfully treated a child suffering from extensive skin damage using transplants derived from genetically modified stem cells. The boy is a so-called butterfly child: he suffers from epidermolysis bullosa, a genetic skin disease that had destroyed approximately 80 percent of his epidermis.

Can Kingdom Come Deliverance's tech deliver its ambitious vision?

Added: 18.02.2018 14:59 | 2 views | 0 comments

Conceptually, Kingdom Come Deliverance is an intriguing proposition. What if the Elder Scrolls formula were transplanted across to a real-world location, steeped in history? And what if Skyrim's less than state-of-the-art technological underpinnings were replaced with one of the most powerful game engines on the market?

From: n4g.com

Heart failure patients, clinicians have differing perceptions of risk level

Added: 17.02.2018 2:09 | 2 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

Francia Raisa Says Selena Gomez Is Family After Kidney Transplant: "She Has My Blood"

Added: 17.02.2018 0:02 | 19 views | 0 comments

Francia Raisa has opened up about the kidney transplant that helped save Selena Gomez's life. The Grown-ish actress sat down with Harry Connick Jr. for an interview that will air this...

From: uk.eonline.com

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