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Scientists Are Taking Extreme Steps to Help Corals Survive

Added: 26.04.2018 16:50 | 3 views | 0 comments

Scientists are urgently transplanting, fertilizing and enhancing corals to help them adapt to warmer oceans, but rebuilding entire reefs will be daunting


'Incompatible' donor stem cells cure adult sickle cell patients

Added: 25.04.2018 15:36 | 15 views | 0 comments

Doctors have cured seven adult patients of sickle cell disease, an inherited blood disorder primarily affecting the black community, using stem cells from donors previously thought to be incompatible, thanks to a new transplant treatment protocol.

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Experimental arthritis drug prevents stem cell transplant complication

Added: 25.04.2018 15:17 | 9 views | 0 comments

An investigational drug in clinical trials for rheumatoid arthritis prevents a common, life-threatening side effect of stem cell transplants, new research shows. Studying mice, the researchers found the drug prevented what's known as graft-versus-host disease, a debilitating, sometimes lethal condition that develops when transplanted stem cells attack the body's own organs or tissues.

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World's first ever penis and scrotum transplant carried out by US doctors

Added: 24.04.2018 0:59 | 17 views | 0 comments

The world's first complete transplant of a penis and scrotum has been carried out successfully by a team of US doctors.

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Veteran receives unusual penis transplant

Added: 23.04.2018 23:49 | 24 views | 0 comments

Doctors at a Baltimore hospital have performed the world's most extensive penis transplant, this one also involving the scrotum and part of the abdominal wall. (April 23)


US soldier gets world's first penis and scrotum transplant

Added: 23.04.2018 20:38 | 10 views | 0 comments

The wounded veteran who received the organ transplant says he feels "finally more normal".


Why a faecal transplant could save your life

Added: 22.04.2018 0:54 | 18 views | 0 comments

Patient's lives are being saved by poo, but how far can microbial medicine go?


Frenchman Is First in World to Get 2 Full Face Transplants

Added: 19.04.2018 13:59 | 19 views | 0 comments

Jérôme Hamon, a bookseller who has a genetic disease, underwent a second transplant after his body rejected the first because he had taken an antibiotic for a cold.

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