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SIGVARIS is excited to partner with Robyn Bjork of the International Lymphedema and Wound Care Training Institute in 2015 for a combined goal of helping to improve the quality of life for lymphedema
AMSTERDAM, December 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ~ Data confirms the potential of ATIR(TM) in partially matched hematopoietic stem cell transplants ~ Kiadis Pharma
Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer and Lymphaticovenular Bypass aim to permanently relieve lymphedema symptoms ZION, Ill., Nov.
The organization encourages the public to kick off the "giving season" by joining the bone marrow registry and potentially giving a patient a second chance a life NEW YORK, Nov.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct.
Chief Medical Officer of Intellicure, Caroline Fife, MD, to discuss health care reform and quality measures at upcoming SAWC Conference in Las Vegas. The Woodlands,
Tidewater Physical Therapy Lymphedema Therapy Services also available in Williamsburg and Smithfield. Newport News, Va.
Computer Systems Institute (CSI) in Gurnee will host a Marrow Donor Registry Drive to find potential donor matches for seven-year old Nyiah and others who live with diseases such as leukemia and
NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This July, in honor of African American Bone Marrow Awareness
A lymph node is an immune system organ that is widely distributed throughout various places in the body. There are about 500-600 nodes in an individual adult, with clusters of lymph nodes found in the underarms, groin, neck, chest, and abdomen. The lymphatic system as a whole is responsible for acting as the body’s primary mechanism of defense. Each node is oval-shaped, and measures between a few millimeters and a few centimeters long. They are linked to one another by lymphatic vessels and...
The thymus gland is an endocrine organ of the immune system located anteriolateral to the trachea and in between the lungs. Its primary function is to build T lymphocytes for the body’s immune system; therefore, it is most important during childhood and puberty, when it reaches its maximum size. After puberty, it will begin to atrophy and shrink in size. Old age generally brings about hypotrophy of the thymus. In children the thymus is grayish-pink in color and in adults it is yellow. On...
Bone Marrow Transplantation is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Nature Publishing Group. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is J.M. Goldman (UK). The journal publishes high quality, original research that addresses all aspects of basic biology and clinical use of haemopoietic stem cell transplantation in humans. The broad scope of the journal thus encompasses topics such as stem cell biology, kinetics and cytokine control, transplantation immunology, HLA and matching...
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