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Latest Islet cell transplantation Stories

2013-08-20 17:14:40

People in end-stage kidney failure in need of a kidney transplant are much less likely to be placed on a waiting list for a new kidney or to actually receive a new kidney once on the list if they are unemployed or work part time.

Animal-Human Transplants Work For Diabetes Treatment
2013-07-13 06:31:46

Northwestern Medicine researchers have completed the first step toward animal-human transplants of insulin-producing cells for people with type-1 diabetes by successfully transplanting islets from one species to another.

2013-06-04 10:20:51

After receiving an organ transplant, patients must follow a regimented medication routine to maintain the health of their graft (transplanted organ).

2013-02-01 09:49:04

African-Americans and individuals without private health insurance are less likely than others to receive a kidney transplant before requiring dialysis.

2012-11-16 11:42:59

Nearly 17,000 kidney transplants take place each year in the United States.


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