Latest Transplant rejection Stories
EXTON, Pa., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM) today announced initiation of a Phase 2 clinical study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of C1 Esterase Inhibitor [Human] for the treatment of acute antibody-mediated rejection (AMR) in recipients of donor-specific cross-match positive kidney transplants.
Lung transplant patients have double the risk of organ rejection and death within five years of the procedure if they live near a main road.
A transplant patient in New York has contracted the AIDS virus from the kidney of a living donor, the nation's first case of transmission from a living organ donor since screening for HIV began in the mid-1980s, the New York State Department of Health said on Thursday.
Sirolimus, a drug currently used to help prevent transplant rejection, can improve lung function and quality of life in individuals living with the lung disease lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM).
Test monitors level of a drug that helps prevent kidney rejection SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that it has cleared a test to help manage potential organ rejection in kidney transplant patients.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.
UCSF researchers have tackled a decade-long scientific conundrum, and their discovery is expected to lead to significant advances in using stem cells to treat genetic diseases before birth.
HORSHOLM, Denmark, Jan.
High stem cell count after transplant predicts debilitating syndrome, U-M research finds.
UCLA researchers have pinpointed the culprit behind chronic rejection of heart, lung and kidney transplants.
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