Gay Teen's Organ Donation Is Denied Due to His Sexual Orientation
Betts' organs were able to be donated because vascular organ transplantation is regulated by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), which does not ban gay men from donating. Eyes — like skin and bone — fall into the category of ...
VICE News - Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:26

New procedure to help Lipedema
In the first stage, the skin remains its normal color and softness but the subcutaneous tissues will begin to have a spongy, rubber-like feel. In the second stage, the subcutaneous tissues toughen up, skin color will change in the lower legs ...
KLAS-TV - Fri, 15 Aug 2014 04:15

TAK1 control of cell death
This review serves to synthesize our current understanding of TAK1 in cell survival and death to identify promising directions for future research and TAK1's potential relevance to human disease pathogenesis. ..... known as paneth cells.55, 93 ... - Fri, 22 Aug 2014 04:59

Top cardiologist touts vegan diet to patients
He ate his chicken breast without the skin. But in 2003, the Chicago cardiologist realized his level of LDL, the so-called "bad" cholesterol, ... Cardiologist Neil Stone, medical director of the vascular disease center at Northwestern Medicine's Bluhm ...
Baltimore Sun - Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:18

There are multiple causes of pulmonary fibrosis including airborne toxins, certain lung diseases including pneumonia, radiation exposure, certain chemotherapeutic agents,some antibiotics and GERD (acid reflux) to name a few, but the specific cause of ... - Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:11

Skin Antisepsis in the Neonate: What Should We Use?
There are no convincing roles for routine application of emollient creams on the skin, topical antiseptics on the umbilical stump, or maternal vaginal washes with chlorhexidine for the prevention of neonatal infection. Summary. ... Coagulase-negative ...
Medscape - Sun, 17 Aug 2014 21:07

How an Autoimmune Disease Changed One Woman's Life
In total, it took six doctors, two ER visits and a handful of misdiagnoses, from strep throat to a chancroid, a tropical STD, to finally figure out I have Behçet's syndrome, one of over 80 known autoimmune diseases, including lupus, rheumatoid ...
Yahoo Canada Shine On - Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:45

Rancho Mirage, California Physician Saves Casino Worker from Deadly 'Flesh ...
20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation (NNFF) today announced that a patient named Fernando Davila has been successfully treated for a life threatening form of necrotizing fasciitis, or "flesh eating disease", by Dr ...
Wall Street Journal - Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:18

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