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FDA backs away from new fecal transplant rules
The Food and Drug Administration has backed away from new rules requiring doctors to treat human stool as an unapproved drug, meaning fecal transplants used to treat life-threatening gut infections can continue as planned in the U.S.FDA officials said this week that the agency will not enforce new requirements to obtain investigational new drug applications, or INDs, before doctors can perform ...
Takeda and Seattle Genetics Highlight Post-Hoc Analysis Examining Progression-free Survival with ADCETRIS® ...
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited and Seattle Genetics, Inc. today announced data from a post-hoc analysis examining progression-free survival following treatment with ADCETRIS® versus last prior therapy in patients diagnosed with relapsed or refractory Hodgkin lymphoma post-autologous stem cell transplant or relapsed or refractory systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma .
Two proteins that control nuclear DNA distribution also regulate development by altering gene expression
Cell biologists believe that gene expression in eukaryotic cells is partly controlled by the uneven distribution of DNA in the nucleus. Colin Stewart and Audrey Wang at the A*STAR Institute of Medical Biology, Singapore, and their international co-workers, have identified two proteins that control this distribution of DNA. Their findings have important implications for disease and cellular ...
Organ scarcity’s the real transplant dilemma
A Pennsylvania family’s legal fight to get a lung transplant for Sarah Murnaghan, a 10-year-old with cystic fibrosis, ultimately proved successful. She is now recuperating after receiving adult lungs that under federal rules wouldn’t have been available to her because of her age.
Baby boomers more likely to be infected with hepatitis C and should be tested
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently heard that the CDC now recommends baby boomers be tested for hepatitis C. Is that true? If so, why is testing necessary? Wouldn't I have symptoms if I had the disease?
Navotas holds free kidney lectures
Manila, Philippines -- The Renal Disease Control Program (REDCOP) of the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) gave a free lecture forum on kidney care, urine examination and medical check-up to some 200 residents of Navotas City Friday.
Jacksonville toddler thriving after double-lung transplant
Bella Tomlinson is celebrating a big milestone. Just more than a year ago, the Jacksonville toddler had a double-lung transplant because of a gene mutation. But the 22-month-old just had her one-year checkup, and doctors said she's stronger than ever.
Girl, 10, receives adult lungs in Phila. transplant
Sarah Murnaghan, the 10-year-old Newtown Square girl dying of cystic fibrosis, survived six hours of surgery Wednesday to receive lungs from an adult donor - a transplant made possible by her family's fight to change lung-allocation rules.
Pa. girl who took on donor rules gets adult lungs
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 10-year-old girl whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation sparked debate over how organs are allocated was getting a double-lung transplant Wednesday after a match with an adult donor was made.
Home at last thanks to a heart transplant, the little girl who spent her first birthday fighting for her life
Carina Marcangelo, from Esher, Surrey, has cardiomyopathy, a disease that damages the heart. She underwent a nine-hour transplant operation in April.