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'Novel' Reality Program Aims to Boost Breast Cancer, Leukemia Awareness...and Recruit New Bone Marrow Donors NEW YORK, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A legal thriller which tells the true story of a woman who battled breast cancer, then leukemia, and finally got a successful bone marrow transplant is being used to educate the public about the constant need for bone marrow donors.
The organization takes on Alice's wish in the U.S.
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine have shown in an animal study that transplantation of adult stem cells enriched with a bone-regenerating hormone can help mend bone fractures that are not healing properly.
New research, published in BioMed Central's open access journal Stem Cell Research & Therapy, investigates the therapeutic use of human stem cells from bone marrow against acute lung injury and identifies TNF-Î±-induced protein 6 as a major molecular component of stem cell action.
SOMERSET, N.J., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Terumo Americas Holding, Inc., a U.S.
WASHINGTON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BrightLife Direct, a compression clothing distributor, recently added three new lymphedema products to its inventory.
'Novel' Reality Program Aims to Boost Breast Cancer, Leukemia Awareness...and Recruit New Bone Marrow Donors NEW YORK, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A legal thriller which tells the true story of a woman who battled breast cancer, then leukemia, and finally got a successful bone marrow transplant is being used this Mother's Day to educate the public about the constant need for bone marrow donors.
NEW YORK, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 5th DKMS Linked Against Leukemia Gala, held on April 28 at Cipriani Wall Street, broke all records of previous years and raised $2.5M to support the fight against leukemia and other blood related cancers.
NEW YORK, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Star of the new Vera Wang fragrance from Coty, Leighton Meester will join the Coty-DKMS Linked Against Leukemia partnership on April 28th to light up the Empire State Building in red and white to raise awareness about DKMS, the world's largest bone marrow donor center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110420/NY86868LOGO) The Coty-DKMS Linked Against Leukemia partnership is committed to the fight against leukemia and other blood related cancers.
NEW YORK, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DKMS, the world's largest bone marrow donor center, will further its fight against leukemia with the organization's 5th Annual DKMS Gala on Thursday, April 28th at Cipriani Wall Street in NYC.
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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