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2013-08-08 11:00:32

Researchers from Indiana University, the University of Michigan, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have identified and validated a biomarker accessible in blood tests that could be used to predict which stem cell transplant patients are at highest risk for a potentially fatal immune response called graft-versus-host disease. Although transplant specialists have been able to reduce its impact, graft-versus-host disease remains a leading cause of...

2013-08-02 23:02:55

Sam Markzar DDS, expert in gum allograft in Los Angeles, now offers gum allograft procedures. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Dr. Sam Markzar, gum allograft specialist, now offers gum tissue grafting services for patients who have lost gum tissue due to periodontal disease or other oral health problems. A gum graft can replace the lost tissue and restore the look and feel of a patient’s smile. Gum allografts have been used in gum surgeries for many years. Allografts are human...

2013-07-29 23:00:44

Navy Corpsman injured while serving in Afghanistan Selected to Represent Tissue Recipients on the American Association of Tissue Bank’s “Donate Life” Float Alachua, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 AxoGen, Inc. (OTCQB: AXGN), a leading regenerative medicine company focused on the development and commercialization of products and technologies for peripheral nerve reconstruction and regeneration, today announced that Navy Corpsman Edward Bonfiglio, a patient who received limb sparing surgery...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.