Latest Lymphatic system Stories
Stem cells derived from a patientâ€™s own bone marrow were safely used in pediatric patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI).
When patients receive a bone marrow transplant, they are getting a new population of hematopoietic stem cells.
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fate Therapeutics, Inc.
Patient raises awareness in community about the national stem cell registry CHICAGO, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By the age of 28, Dana Severson was already an Iraq war veteran, an accomplished clinical engineer, a wife and mother.
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoGenesis Corp.
LONDON, February 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Leading Collaboration Between Cell Medica, Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research, University of Birmingham and NHS Blood and Transplant Cell Medica, a leading UK cellular therapeutics company that develops, manufactures and markets cellular immunotherapy products for the treatment of infectious disease and cancer, announces today that the first patient has been treated in the CMV~ACE/ASPECT trial at University College Hospital London.
Tumor cells have several routes that enable them to move from the primary tumor to distant tissues, a process called metastasis.
A study released Tuesday by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) leaves researchers with evidence that early stage breast cancer patients who have a small amount of lymph node removed fare as well as those who get more extensive surgery.
For blood cancer patients at high risk of relapse, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), the transplantation of blood-forming stem cells, is one of best options for treatment and a potential cure.
In work that could jumpstart the promising field of cell therapy, in which cells are transplanted into the body to treat a variety of diseases and tissue defects, researchers at Brigham and Womenâ€™s Hospital (BWH) have engineered cells that could solve one of the key challenges associated with the procedure: control of the cells and their microenvironment following transplantation.
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...
- Large; stout; burly.
More Images (3 images) »