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Immune System To Accept Transplanted Cells And Organs

The researches find that the immunologists have been trying to train the transplant recipient’s immune system to accept transplanted cells and organs without the long-term use of anti-rejection drugs. New University of Minnesota preclinical research shows that this is now possible. In a study published in Nature Communications; researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical…

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Adult Blood Stem Cells That Are The Source Of All Cells

The researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center used CRISPR-Cas9 to edit long-lived blood stem cells to reverse the clinical symptoms observed with several blood disorders, including sickle cell disease and beta-thalassemia. It’s the first time that scientists have specifically edited the genetic makeup of a specialized subset of adult blood stem cells that are the source of all…

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Regulating Differentiation Of Bone Marrow Microenvironment Cells

The study find that the Bone marrow contains biological factories, which pump out billions of new blood cells daily. The non-blood cells that maintain this production also have the potential to produce bone, fat and cartilage. Therefore This output all starts from stem cells that have the ability to differentiate into various types of cells.…

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Blood Clot Death Risk Up With Higher Dose Of Tofacitinib

The researches find that the increased risk of blood clot and of death among ulcerative colitis patients taking the 10 mg twice daily dose of the drug tofacitinib (Xeljanz, Xeljanz XR) have been issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The agency also said that the approved use of tofacitinib for ulcerative colitis ;will…

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Stem Cell Transplantation Chance Of Survival Increases

The researches find that the The IQWiG report is now available for the first indication investigate; stem cell transplantation. According to the findings; studies based on registry data show that there is indeed a correlation between treatment results and the frequency of the service provided (stem cell transplantation). This applies in particular to the survival…

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Medications Used To Treat Atrial Fibrillation

The study find that the One condition that contributes to fainting and falls is atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation occurs when the upper (atrial) part of your heart contracts rapidly and irregularly (fibrillates). Atrial fibrillation may be continuous or occasional and is the most common irregular heart rhythm in older adults. It occurs in three to five…

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The Importance Of Blood Thinners After Hospitalization

A study conducted by University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers is attempting to create new guidelines for the use of blood thinners in the weeks following hospitalization. The study, published in the Public Library of Science; found that extending the duration of blood thinners in a patient’s post-discharge period continued to prevent blood clots; including fatal ones.…

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Blood Donation Camp As Blood Falls Short For Treatment

The researches find that the the largest laboratory operator in the GCC, initiated a blood donation campaign at Kuwait Hospital, Sharjah as part of their community support mission. The campaign, witnessing huge response from the people of Sharjah by showing up in support of saving lives, has collected units enough to support over 130 patients…

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Antibiotics Before Liver Transplants Lead To Better Results

The study find that the antibiotics for 10 days prior to a liver transplant leads to better liver function after the surgery. After concluding the experiment mice; the scientists discovered data from liver transplants performed between October 2013 and August 2015 at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center; revealing that the same phenomenon appears to…

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Enzyme Disorder Offers New Clues About Fibrotic Conditions

The researches find that the inherited disorders teach scientists about more common health problems like fibrosis? Plenty, based on research led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists that appears today in the journal Science Advances. The investigators have discovered an association between a deficiency in the enzyme neuraminidase 1 (NEU1) and the build-up of…

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Continuous Anticoagulants And Cold Snare Polypectomy

The researches find that the For patients with subcentimeter colorectal polyps receiving oral anticoagulants, continuous administration of anticoagulants (CA) with cold snare polypectomy (CSP) is non inferior to periprocedural heparin bridging (HB) with hot snare polypectomy (HSP) for polypectomy-related major bleeding, but according to a study published online in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Yoji…

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Rare Inherited Enzyme Disorder Yields Insight Into Fibrosis

The study find that the a family of rare inherited disorders teach scientists about more common health problems like fibrosis? Plenty, based on research led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists that appears today in the journal Science Advances. The investigators have discovered an association between a deficiency in the enzyme neuraminidase 1 (NEU1)…