A new treatment for Parkinson’s disease that sees stem cells grown in the laboratory and transformed into nerve cells replace those destroyed by the disease will start first trials with patients in the next few months, according to a report by The Observer published on Sunday. The treatment aims...
Deep-pocketed transplants flocking to luxurious nightlife and dining venues. With his exuberant fashion sense and style, imagine Robert Rivani as a Gen Z Mr. Monopoly, the titular character of the popular real estate board game. His commercial condo buying spree in Miami and Miami Beach this past year is akin...
Lab-grown nerve cells will replace those destroyed by disease – scientists hope treatment may be available in five years
Treatment for cancer is often physically and emotionally draining, but a creative program at Intermountain LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City is easing the emotional challenges for bone marrow transplant patients. The treatment for these cancer patients often requires prolonged isolation for weeks at the hospital, away from everyday life,...
The treatment Rebyota contains gut bacteria and is approved to prevent a dangerous bacterial infection.
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Switzerland-based Ferring Pharmaceuticals' fecal transplant-based therapy to reduce the recurrence of a bacterial infection, making it the first therapy of its kind to be cleared in the United States. The therapy, Rebyota, targets Clostridium difficile, or C. diff —...
This article explores the reasons for recent errors in performing blood transfusions following haemopoietic stem cell transplants and provides recommendations to improve safety. Abstract. In a haemopoietic stem cell transplant, stem cells are infused intravenously into a patient to renew the blood system. The stem cells can be autologous (collected...
Much more realistic than the African champions, England crushed Senegal (3-0) in the round of 16. Next step for the Three Lions: the reigning French world champions. England win the Lions duel. The Three Lions beat their cousins Téranga, Sunday, December 4, in the round of 16 of the World Cup (3-0). Jude Bellingham’s teammates will face the French team, winners of Poland earlier.
Dr. Indu G. Poornima is a cardiologist and expert in women’s heart health at Allegheny Health Network. She’s AHN’s medical director of nuclear cardiology and director of the section of Preventive Cardiology at Women’s Heart Center. She came to AHN from the Mayo Clinic, where she received her training in nuclear cardiology. In addition to her cardiology practice, Poornima is a passionate advocate of heart health and prevention and an expert in women’s cardiovascular health. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States.
Dawn Ethier has a short, slightly curving scar on her right forearm. It’s just an inch or so long. A seemingly inconsequential mark on the soft flesh below her elbow. But this scar represents a type of transplant surgery never before tried in North America. And it’s a constant...
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McKenzie Leichtnam was known as the life of the party. The organizer. The jokester. These memories and more floated around the first-floor boardroom at Riley Hospital for Children on Wednesday, as the young man’s family reunited with hospital team members who played a big part in McKenzie’s life.
Man who spent $330,000 a year on self-funding cystic fibrosis drug Trikafta welcomes Pharmac funding
A Wellington man suffering from cystic fibrosis says he does not believe government funding is being proposed for a “life-changing” drug to treat his condition. Pharmac has reached a tentative agreement with drug supplier Vertex to fund Trikafta, along with some cancer drugs, subject to consultation. Cystic fibrosis...