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Faecal swaps could help stop heart transplants from being rejected

Added: 15.12.2018 18:03 | 0 views | 0 comments

Giving mice a faecal transplant made them more tolerant of a subsequent heart transplant, hinting the gut may be key to avoiding organ rejection

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New insights into what drives organ transplant rejection

Added: 14.12.2018 18:32 | 0 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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Can stem cells help a diseased heart heal itself? Researcher achieves important milestone

Added: 14.12.2018 17:40 | 23 views | 0 comments

Scientists have taken an important step toward the goal of making diseased hearts heal themselves -- a new model that would reduce the need for bypass surgery, heart transplants or artificial pumping devices.

Improved In vivo imaging of atherosclerotic plaque development

Added: 14.12.2018 17:39 | 4 views | 0 comments

Researchers have developed a method for quantitatively assessing atherosclerotic plaque buildup in mice. They transplanted X-ray-irradiated low-density-lipoprotein-knockout mice with bone marrow cells expressing near-infrared fluorescent protein, which subsequently developed into fluorescent macrophages. These macrophages congregated specifically in atherosclerotic plaques that arose after feeding on a high-cholesterol diet. In vivo imaging detected the amount of aortic plaque formed and its change over time, which could help in assessing the efficacy of anti-atherosclerotic drugs.

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Human heart is left on board an airline flight, forcing pilot to turn around

Added: 14.12.2018 1:17 | 6 views | 0 comments

The organ was supposed to be delivered to Seattle for eventual use of the heart valves in a transplant, but was left on a Dallas-bound jet.

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First baby born thanks to womb transplant from deceased donor

Added: 12.12.2018 17:51 | 2 views | 0 comments

A woman has successfully given birth after receiving a uterus taken from a dead person. The success could make womb transplants much more widely available

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Tearful Sarah Hyland Shows Her Kidney Transplant Scars

Added: 11.12.2018 15:34 | 14 views | 0 comments

Sarah Hyland, Tears, Crying, Kidney Transplant"I don't like crying, which is hard to tell from today," Sarah Hyland said. When it comes to her trying surgical history, the Modern Family star can't help but tear up,...

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Modern Family star's transplant ordeal

Added: 11.12.2018 2:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Modern Family actress says her kidney dysplasia made her depressed and suicidal.

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Sarah Hyland Reveals Second Kidney Transplant and Suicidal Thoughts

Added: 10.12.2018 14:09 | 12 views | 0 comments

Sarah Hyland, AmfARThe past two years have been a hospital rollercoaster for Sarah Hyland. After years of vaguely referencing recent health issues, the 28-year-old Modern Family star revealed years of...

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