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Latest Graft-versus-host disease Stories

2012-04-02 15:43:29

A new discovery in mice may lead to new treatments that could make bone marrow transplants more likely to succeed and to be significantly less dangerous.

2012-03-14 13:52:39

Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) scientists have developed a way to recreate an individual's immune system in a mouse.

2012-03-12 14:15:59

Researchers have identified a molecule that helps control the severity of graft-versus-host disease, a life-threatening complication for many leukemia patients who receive a bone-marrow transplant.

New Hope For Organ Transplant Recipients
2012-03-08 09:54:52

Organ transplant patients usually spend a lifetime on expensive and often dangerous anti-rejection drugs. But experts have announced that such drugs may not even be needed in the future.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.