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Pediatric Kidney Transplant

Quality Of Life In Pediatric Kidney Transplant Recipients

A kidney transplant is a surgical procedure to place a healthy kidney; from a live or deceased donor into a person whose kidneys no longer function properly. The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs on either side of the spine just below the rib cage. Each one is about the size of a fist. Their main…

Macular Degeneration

Genetic Underpinnings Of Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the most common causes of vision loss in people over age 65. The exact cause is unknown, but the fact that a family history of AMD increases a person’s risk; for the condition suggests genetics play an important role. Using stem cells derived from six people; University of…

Family medicine

Primary Care Clinician for Respiratory Tract Infection

The study find that many medical problems commonly seen in the primary care clinician’s office are associate with ED, the majority of men do not discuss sexual difficulties and activities with their clinician. Therefore Patients are, however, appreciative of the clinician’s willingness to listen and initiate discussions. Often a new level of patient-doctor relationship is…

Couple

Palliative Care Power Couple Faces Cancer At Home

Kathy Brandt and Kim Acquaviva have been together, death has been a constant companion. It’s the reason they went to work each morning. Acquaviva, a professor of nursing, wrote an acclaimed 2017 book on inclusive end-of-life care for LGBTQ people. Brandt, a nationally know hospice industry leader and consultant, was tapped to write and edit the…

Radio therapy

Cancer Patients at The Christie Understand Proton Beam Therapy

The study find that new module for ‘Xploro’ to be used by children undergoing Proton Beam Therapy. Therefore It includes unique environments model on the hospital itself and a 3D experience showing exactly what happens when someone has the pioneering treatment. Because Xploro ‘s CEO, Dom Raban; is inspire to develop the ‘Xploro’ app after…

Antibodies

‘Inconsistent’ Use Of Antibodies In Lab Experiments

Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Center say they have affirmed widespread inconsistencies; but in the use of a common laboratory procedure called immuno-histochemical staining; and say the variations are making many laboratory experiments unreliable. Their findings were outlined in a special issue of the Asian Journal of Urology. In a review of papers published…

Children In Quebec

Type 1 Diabetes Symptoms: Among Children In Quebec

Elwyn was a healthy 13 month-old toddler when she started drinking water from the bathtub. Over time, she became increasingly thirsty and demanded more and more breast milk. For her parents, this seemed like typical behavior related to a growth spurt. One day, however, they noticed that she was abnormally weak and her to the…