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Persistent HIV Recurs after Bone Marrow transplant
According to the Boston Globe , Boston researchers are reporting the return of the HIV virus in two patients who had become virus-free after undergoing bone marrow transplants, dashing hopes of a possible cure that had generated widespread excitement.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Alice Cournoyer, 87, of New Bedford, died Thursday, December 5, 2013, at Brigham & Women's Hospital following a brief illness.
Dashing Hopes, HIV Rebounds in 2 Men Once Potentially Cured
Two HIV-positive men who each displayed no signs of the virus for extended periods off antiretrovirals following chemotherapy and stem cell transplants to treat their lymphoma have both experienced a viral rebound, The Boston Globe Reports.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Two famously 'cured' Boston HIV sufferers are found to STILL have the virus 'hiding' in their blood
Researchers said the discovery means the virus can lurk in other, 'difficult to obtain', tissues, such as the liver, gut and brain The two HIV-positive men made headlines in July, when researchers announced they were no longer showing any detectable traces of HIV in their body Two Boston men previously believed to have been 'cured' of HIV are ... (more)
HIV 'Cure' Hopes Dashed for Two US Cancer Patients
The latest hopes of curing AIDS were dashed Friday when US researchers said HIV returned in two men who briefly eradicated the virus after bone marrow transplants for cancer.
Stem Cell Discovery Might Someday Help Treat Colitis, Crohn's
Scientists say they have found a way to grow intestinal stem cells and get them to develop into different types of mature intestinal cells.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Steve Forrest/International AIDS/file exclusive friday previewHIV virus returns after cure hope rose
The rebound of the virus shows its persistence, and that it can hide in places in the body where it's hard to find, said the lead scientist, Dr. Timothy Henrich of Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Crystal Structure of TET2-DNA Complex: Insight into TET-Mediated 5mC Oxidation
Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, Department of Oncology and Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University, Shanghai 200032, China Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension, Department of Medicine and Department of Biological Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Face transplant patients thriving after surgery as medical tests show ...
As doctors revealed the success of three full face transplant patients today, the first man to undergo the procedure has revealed how it changed his life.
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Lifestyle Factors Impact Risk of Hearing Loss in Women
Higher body mass index and larger waist circumference are positively associated, and physical activity is inversely associated, with the risk of self-reported hearing loss, according to a study published in the December issue of the American Journal of Medicine .
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Morphine, Blood Thinner Plavix a Bad Mix for Heart Attack Victims: Study
Morphine appears to reduce the effectiveness of the commonly used blood-thinning drug Plavix, which could hamper emergency-room efforts to treat heart attack victims, Austrian researchers report.
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Dana-Farber Physicians Recognized as 'Top Doctors' in Boston Magazine
Boston magazine has named 54 physicians and surgeons affiliated with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to its annual Top Doctors guide.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Medical News Today
New approach for growing intestinal stem cells
Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women's Hospital have shown that they can grow unlimited quantities of intestinal stem cells , then stimulate them to develop into nearly pure populations of different types of mature intestinal cells.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Medical News Today
Nanoparticles: pills for the future
Delivering medicine directly to the affected area provides direct access to the diseased area.
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Women benefit from testosterone administration after hysterectomy
Hysterectomy and oophorectomy are performed to treat various diseases in women, including cancer .
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Researchers unlock a new means of growing intestinal stem cells
Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women's Hospital have shown that they can grow unlimited quantities of intestinal stem cells, then stimulate them to develop into nearly pure populations of different types of mature intestinal cells.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Insomnia Linked to Greater Risk of Heart-Related Deaths in Men
Among men who suffer from certain types of insomnia - difficulty falling asleep and non-restorative sleep in particular - there is a slight increase in risk of death from heart-related problems, according to a new study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The American Journal of Managed Care
Stay tuned for The American Journal of Managed Care's conference coverage of the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2013 in Dallas, TX, on November 17- 20. Make sure to sign up for our daily e-mail blasts on our registration page , and check back here during the conference for the full AHA Scientific Sessions 2013 coverage.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
New nanoparticle opens doorway to oral treatment of chronic diseases
Most of us would swallow a pill before being poked by a needle, yet sufferers of chronic illnesses such as diabetes and cancer are regularly required to administer their medicine intravenously.
Teenage milk consumption may not reduce later hip fracture risk: Study
Drinking more milk as a teenager may not lower the risk of hip fracture as an older adult, and instead appears to increase that risk for men, according to new research.