|Tailored pre-transplant therapy boosts survival rate in rare immune deficiency|
Chronic Granulomatous Disease is a rare immune deficiency that seriously compromises organ function and is life-threatening, with 20-30 per cent of patients dying within the first two decades of life. Cell transplantation, the only cure available to ...
Medical Xpress - Tue, 12 Nov 2013 07:39
|Plea for bureaucracy to help teen get lifesaving help in US|
He is one of only two people in the world diagnosed with chronic granulomatous disease p40-phox, which has destroyed his immune system and made him vulnerable to serious infections. "He's a 19-year-old in an 80-year-old body,'' said his mum Ruth.
Herald Sun - Sat, 30 Nov 2013 02:44
|All About Bird Nares|
Chronic disease: Birds with chronic disease affecting the nares and/or cere may eventually develop an abnormal groove in the beak, and the beak may also have a slightly different color to it along the groove. If you notice a groove in the beak that is ...
BirdChannel.com - Wed, 04 Dec 2013 15:37
|Show a heart to help Ben|
Ben, 19, has suffered all his young life from a rare condition known as chronic granulomatous disease. He is one of only two people in the world diagnosed with the rare p40phox strand of the disease, which makes him particularly vulnerable to serious ...
Herald Sun - Sat, 30 Nov 2013 04:56
|Radiation Safe in Unbiopsied Lung Cancer|
Nineteen of the 34 patients did not have a biopsy due to their chronic obstructive lung disease or pneumothorax; another eight patients had cardiac disease that ruled out the stress of performing a biopsy, Harkenrider said. He said that acute toxicity ...
MedPage Today - Mon, 02 Dec 2013 08:43
|Researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Discuss Findings in Gene ...|
According to news reporting out of Memphis, Tennessee , by NewsRx editors, the research stated, "This review addresses the current status of gene therapy for immunodeficiencies, chronic granulomatous disease, suicide gene therapy for graft-versus-host ...
HispanicBusiness.com - Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:47
|He has the stomach for it|
Even though stools are considered dirty and something to get rid of, gastroenterologists have discovered that they can transplant feces from healthy donors into patients and very often relieve their chronic bacterial infections, irritable bowel disease ...
Jerusalem Post - Sat, 23 Nov 2013 17:12
|The 21st century syndrome|
Depression, stress, hormonal changes (e.g., PMS, perimenopause, menopause, pregnancy, postpartum period), chronic pain, chronic illness, medications, thyroid disorders, and anemia are some of the issues that need to be considered. ... A multi-center ...
Chiropractic Economics - Tue, 19 Nov 2013 21:06