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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
NIH Gives $12.9 Million to Establish First Lung Transplant Network Among Hospitals
Grant is first of its kind funded solely for the purpose of studying lung transplantation. (PRWeb July 31, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Lungtransplant/News/prweb12056378.htm
New Data on Chimerix's Brincidofovir Supports Safety and Antiviral Activity Against Multiple Life-Threatening DNA ...
DURHAM, N.C. -- Chimerix, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, oral antivirals in areas of high unmet medical need, presented new data on its investigational antiviral, brincidofovir (BCV, ...
Blood-forming stem cell transplantation benefits infants with severe combined immunodeficiency
Babies who are born with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) can be successfully treated with a transplant of blood-forming stem cells, according to experts led by Memorial Sloan Kettering's Richard J. O'Reilly, MD, a world-renowned pioneer in the development of transplant protocols.
Transplantation shown to be highly effective in treating immune deficiency in children
( Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center ) Babies who are born with severe combined immunodeficiency can be successfully treated with a transplant of blood-forming stem cells, according to experts led by Memorial Sloan Kettering's Richard J. O'Reilly, M.D.
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
Study supports screening for 'bubble boy' disease
David Vetter had to stay inside a bubble in Houston on Dec. 17, 1976. Vetter was born with a genetic disorder leaving him no natural immunity against disease.
Early detection and transplantation provide best outcomes for 'bubble boy' disease
( Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ) Children born with so-called 'bubble boy' disease have the best chance of survival if they undergo a hematopoietic stem cell transplant as soon after birth as possible, according to a detailed analysis of 10 years of outcome data by researchers at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. These findings, the researchers say, argue for ...
EurekaMag.com Publishes 64,900 New Studies on Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease which results from infection with the Hepatitis C virus (HCV), which is spread primarily through contact with the blood of an infected person. The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has newly published abstracts of 64,900 studies of how this disease is transmitted and how such infection can be prevented. (PRWeb July 14, 2014) Read the ...
Fecal transplantation safe, effective for treating C. difficile in immunocompromised patients
Researchers have found that fecal transplantation is effective and safe for treating C. difficile in immunocompromised patients. This is the result of a study led by Colleen Kelly, M.D., a gastroenterologist in the Center for Women's Gastrointestinal Medicine at The Women's Medicine Collaborative.