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Maynooth University researchers make breakthrough that could help cancer patients
Researchers at the Department of Biology at Maynooth University have made a significant breakthrough in the study of the human pathogenic fungus, Aspergillus fumigatus. The fungus, which severely affects some cancer patients, produces a toxic molecule, gliotoxin. The toxin causes disease in immune-compromised patients such as cancer sufferers and is also a major issue in
Kicking it: Behaylu Barry back on field after life-threatening illness
STRATHAM — In February, Behaylu Barry wondered if he'd ever play soccer again after he was diagnosed with severe aplastic anemia, a rare life-threatening condition that forced him off the field and into a hospital bed.
State Rep. Poe faces 3-week stem cell procedure in Texas
State Rep. Raymond Poe is facing three weeks in a Texas hospital to undergo a stem cell transplant designed to replace his bone marrow and cure a blood disease."Sure it takes a little bit to do this and get over this," the Springfield Republican said. "But this is actually not a treatment, it's a cure."Poe, 70, said in May that he had been diagnosed with a myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, and ...
High-intensity exercise can help stable heart transplant patients
High-intensity exercise can help stable heart transplant patients reach higher levels of exercise capacity, and gain better control of their blood pressure than moderate intensity exercise, investigators report in a new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation.
Gadd enjoys new lease on life after transplant
New Technique Protects Tissue Transplant From Rejection: Study
Title: New Technique Protects Tissue Transplant From Rejection: Study Category: Health News Created: 8/13/2014 2:36:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 8/14/2014 12:00:00 AM
Conatus Pharmaceuticals Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results and Program Updates
SAN DIEGO -- Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. , a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of novel medicines to treat liver disease, today announced financial results for the ...
HEALTHY LIVING | Kidney Care 101: FAQs and answers to know now
'Manila Doctors Hospital Kidney Transplant team addresses frequently asked questions about kidney disease.
Early Stem Cell Transplant Vital in 'Bubble Boy' Disease
Title: Early Stem Cell Transplant Vital in 'Bubble Boy' Disease Category: Health News Created: 7/30/2014 5:36:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 7/31/2014 12:00:00 AM
Early stem cell transplant may cure "bubble boy" disease
Timing is everything when it comes to treating this rare genetic disorder that causes complete immunodeficiency