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NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This July, in honor of African American Bone Marrow Awareness
Use of a lower intensity bone marrow transplantation method showed promising results among 30 patients (16-65 years of age) with severe sickle cell disease.
“Lipedema is a devastating fat disorder which causes the legs and sometimes the arms to grow progressively larger,” says cardiovascular surgeon Dr.
MabThera SC offers a faster administration time for patients in Europe while potentially saving valuable time for health systems SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics,
On May 27, 2014, New York Magazine published an online article discussing the various methods French women use to combat cellulite. Dr.
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Dr. Greuner, Surgical Director of NYC Surgical Associates joins with a lipedema patient to increase public awareness of this debilitating disease.
Allergy and headache sufferers can now receive a complimentary evaluation from a Licensed Massage Therapist to find out whether Medical Massage Therapy can help provide symptom relief from their
The latest organ-on-a-chip from Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering reproduces the structure, functions and cellular make-up of bone marrow, a complex tissue that until now could only be studied intact in living animals
“Often mistaken for obesity or unusual weight gain, lipedema is a painful and debilitating disease that affects millions of women, and most physicians and patients are unaware that it is a disease
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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