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Two HIV-infected men who were thought to be clear of the virus after having stem cell transplants have had the AIDS-causing pathogen return, their doctors said, dashing hopes that their cases might lead to a cure.
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The Mogul family at The Children's Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where parents Stephen and Robyn have taken their daughter, Bari, 9 and Hayley, 15, to undergoing extensive therapy to help with their rare genetic disorders.
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Adding bortezomib to standard preventive therapy for graft-versus-host-disease results in improved outcomes for patients receiving stem-cell transplants from mismatched and unrelated donors, according to researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Progress in bioengineering nearly every aspect of human tissue continues at a quick pace.
UCLA researchers have discovered how prostate cancer stem cells evolve as the disease progresses, a finding that could help point the way to more highly targeted therapies.
Oregon Health & Science University made the Time Magazine Top 10 list of medical breakthroughs of 2013, with a discovery that could accelerate treatments for Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, cardiac disease and spinal injuries.
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation , once considered an effective yet risky alternative to drug therapy for blood cancer, has become more accessible and successful in a wide range of patients as a result of major advances in transplant strategies and technologies.
According to the National Kidney Foundation, around 96,645 patients in the US are awaiting kidney transplants as a result of kidney failure.
Why do certain Alzheimer medications work in animal models but not in clinical trials in humans? A research team from the University of Bonn and the biomedical enterprise LIFE & BRAIN GmbH has been able to show that results of established test methods with animal models and cell lines used up until now can hardly be translated to the processes in ... (more)
NASA and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space are enabling research aboard the International Space Station that could lead to new stem cell-based therapies for medical conditions faced on Earth and in space.
Scientists say they have found a way to grow intestinal stem cells and get them to develop into different types of mature intestinal cells.
In July, Dr. Timothy Henrich of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston told an international meeting of AIDS researchers that two AIDS patients might have been cured by stem cell transplants.
This past summer, doctors were encouraged by news that two HIV-positive men who had received aggressive anti-HIV drug therapy while undergoing bone marrow stem cell transplants were apparently free of the virus despite discontinuing their medications.
According to genome-wide expression analysis, different Treg populations are distributed in space according to their similarity: The position of the novel muscle Treg cells indicates that they are a unique population, more similar to the recently described fat Treg cells than to the most-studied lymphoid tissue Tregs.