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2009-04-07 08:43:09

Australian scientists have made a discovery that may one day remove the need for a lifetime of toxic immunosuppressive drugs after organ transplants.

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2009-02-19 09:09:12

Devices helps prevent complete vision loss and eliminate dependence on systemic immunosuppression for rare, but potentially devastating, eye condition.

2009-02-17 14:15:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States' fifth hand transplant recipient, Jan "Erik" Hondusky, is heading back home to Massena, New York this week after a three-month stay in Louisville under the care of Kleinert Kutz and University of Louisville surgeons.

2009-02-12 08:53:49

To prevent the rejection of newly transplanted organs and cells, patients must take medicines that weaken their entire immune systems. Such potentially life-saving treatments can, paradoxically, leave those receiving them susceptible to life-threatening infections.

2009-01-26 08:50:41

Scientists at the University of Michigan Department of Dermatology, the U-M School of Public Health and their collaborators have found DNA "hotspots" that may reveal how genetic differences among individuals result in psoriasis, an autoimmune disease of the skin.

2009-01-24 14:30:47

Scientists at UCSF have discovered an abnormality in a patient’s immune system that may lead to safer therapies for autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and colitis, as well as potential new ways to treat transplant rejection.

2009-01-22 07:16:00

First and Only Biologic Approved with Infrequent, Every Twelve-Week Maintenance Dosing BEERSE, Belgium, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen-Cilag announced today that STELARA(TM) (ustekinumab), the first in a new class of biologics, has been approved by the European Commission for use across Europe.

2008-10-22 15:00:11

U.S. researchers say the use of modern immunosuppressive drugs eliminates the need for steroid therapy as early as seven days following a kidney transplant. Dr.

2008-09-18 12:00:39

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Composite Tissue Transplantation (CTT) represents a new frontier in the field of transplantation. Since 1998, surgeons worldwide have performed about 50 composite tissue transplantations, including faces, hands, larynx and abdominal walls.

2008-09-17 09:00:14

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