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Stem Cells Help Reduce Kidney Transplant Rejection

Stem Cells Help Reduce Kidney Transplant Rejection

Conducting a kidney transplant with stem cells has the capability of improving outcomes and decreases the need for some immunosuppressive therapy, according to researchers from the University of Miami. The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Read More


Simple Surgical Checklist Reduces Deaths, Complications

Simple Surgical Checklist Reduces Deaths, Complications

Inspired by the pre-flight checklists used by airline cockpit teams to maximize flight safety, the World Health Organization (WHO) has concluded a study on operating-room checklists for surgical teams, finding that deaths and serious complications can be reduced by more than one-third.  ... Read More


What is Renal Stenosis?

What is Renal Stenosis?

It is very interesting that a lot of people don't know that blocking the arteries of the kidney can be a cause for hypertension. Particularly someone who is young and becomes hypertensive suddenly, one should make sure there is no blockage in the renal arteries. There are millions of people w... Read More


What is Peripheral Arterial Disease?

What is Peripheral Arterial Disease?

Dr. Sattesh Babu of Vascular Associates of Westchester discusses Peripheral Arterial Disease, who is at risk, why it is important to be screened and current treatments. Pad is essentially a blockage of the arteries in the lower extremities. That is what we mean by peripheral arteries -- ... Read More


Human Stem Cells Return Motor Function to Paralyzed Rats

Human Stem Cells Return Motor Function to Paralyzed Rats

Researchers from the University of California, San Diego report that experimental rats recovered from blood flow related paralysis after receiving grafts of human spinal stem cells. When damage occurs due to loss of blood flow to the spine's neural cells, applying human neural stem cells dire... Read More



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