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2013-08-08 11:00:32

Researchers from Indiana University, the University of Michigan, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have identified and validated a biomarker accessible in blood tests that could be used to predict which stem cell transplant patients are at highest risk for a potentially fatal immune response called graft-versus-host disease. Although transplant specialists have been able to reduce its impact, graft-versus-host disease remains a leading cause of...

2013-08-07 10:19:58

Novel treatment boosted selective immune attack on leukemia cells in post-transplant patients Patients with advanced chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) often receive donor transplants that effectively "reboot" their own immune defenses, which then attack and potentially cure the hard-to-treat disease. However, there is a high rate of relapse in these patients, and the transplanted immune cells may also harm normal tissues, causing graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). Now, scientists at...

2013-08-02 23:02:55

Sam Markzar DDS, expert in gum allograft in Los Angeles, now offers gum allograft procedures. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Dr. Sam Markzar, gum allograft specialist, now offers gum tissue grafting services for patients who have lost gum tissue due to periodontal disease or other oral health problems. A gum graft can replace the lost tissue and restore the look and feel of a patient’s smile. Gum allografts have been used in gum surgeries for many years. Allografts are human...

2013-07-30 11:06:37

Patients who received their first kidney transplant at ages 14 to 16 years appear to be at increased risk for transplant failure, with black adolescents having a disproportionately higher risk of graft failure, according to a report published by JAMA Internal Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. Existing medical literature does not adequately describe the risks of graft failure among kidney transplant recipients by age. Organ losses by adolescents are partly due to physiologic or...

2013-07-29 23:25:38

Chicago Tribune article follows up on Yale University study that found no evidence that Medtronic grafts are more effective than traditional treatments and questions reliability of data provided to researchers. Consumers seeking information about legal rights are still eligible to seek complimentary consultations over allegations of serious side effects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/medtronic.html Resource4thePeople, in its...

2013-07-29 23:22:14

Dr. Brett Bolton, founder and medical director at Great Hair Transplants, has once again raised the bar by completing the largest hair transplant procedure in the history of the industry. In a remarkable six hour procedure, Dr. Bolton and his elite MAXHARVEST™ team, moved 70 square centimeters and more than 14,000 hairs, making it the largest documented hair transplant surgery on the internet since the procedure was first introduced in 1934. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 On...

2013-07-29 23:00:44

Navy Corpsman injured while serving in Afghanistan Selected to Represent Tissue Recipients on the American Association of Tissue Bank’s “Donate Life” Float Alachua, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 AxoGen, Inc. (OTCQB: AXGN), a leading regenerative medicine company focused on the development and commercialization of products and technologies for peripheral nerve reconstruction and regeneration, today announced that Navy Corpsman Edward Bonfiglio, a patient who received limb sparing surgery...


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Bone Marrow Transplantation (journal)
2012-06-04 20:00:41

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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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
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