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  • stem
  • One of the most serious complications of blood stem cell or bone marrow transplants (BMTs) , which are used to treat many types of blood cancer, is graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). (mskcc.org)
  • Is it possible to transplant the stem cells in vivo, directly in the stroma. (stem-cells-news.com)
  • In certain people with cancer or other serious diseases, transplants of healthy adult stem cells can be lifesaving. (nih.gov)
  • What's more, stem cells harvested in this way have qualities that appear to increase the odds of transplant success. (nih.gov)
  • That's why a team of researchers-led by Jonathan Hoggatt at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, and Louis Pelus at Indiana University School of Medicine-wanted to find a way to make it easier for people to donate blood-forming stem cells. (nih.gov)
  • Stem cells collected following the GROβ/AMD3100 treatment, when infused into mice, showed greater transplant success compared to those collected in the standard way. (nih.gov)
  • life
  • Selena Gomez has a different approach to life following her kidney transplant last year. (people.com)
  • @selenagomez on life after her kidney transplant: 'Honestly I've just kind of stepped back a bit. (people.com)
  • That was it, and I didn't want to ask a single person in my life. (people.com)
  • Are we to believe that when a person is diagnosed as "brain dead," yet they have other signs of life such as a heartbeat and a blood pressure, that they are dead? (lifeissues.net)
  • And there are all sorts of ways in which one tries to be helpful to people, or not as the case may be, in the course of one's life. (healthtalk.org)
  • This is something that is really, I think, unequivocally a good thing, in the sense that you have somebody, hopefully as I say, a recipient, even if it doesn't work out for them you at least give people the opportunity to get a kidney which is going to make a very substantial difference to the quality of somebody's life. (healthtalk.org)
  • He is donating his head to someone else who will live the rest of his life with Spridinov's head but won't be the same person as Spridinov. (theconversation.com)
  • Since his brain is the seat of his mental life, the person with Spridinov's head and someone else's body would be mentally continuous with Spridinov and so would be him. (theconversation.com)
  • They were very grateful to have had a transplant and said it had saved their life as they'd been seriously ill and weak before the surgery. (healthtalk.org)
  • Having been so ill before, many people said they now valued life more and wanted to make the most of every day. (healthtalk.org)
  • No matter what you do with your life, there are going to be people who may not like it. (parsamohebi.com)
  • year
  • We have made great progress in the fight against AIDS, yet with record numbers of people with HIV in need of care and hundreds of new HIV infections in Wisconsin every year, we still have more work to be do. (arcw.org)
  • About 40,000 such transplants are done each year in the United States. (stem-cells-news.com)
  • waiting list
  • However, selection committees in transplant programs around the country claim to be objective about who is placed on the national registry waiting list and try to not let their personal feelings get in the way. (drugabuse.com)
  • heart
  • Tom Shing, 25, was the seventh person in the world to receive a non-beating heart at Papworth Hospital in Cambridgeshire in April 2015. (huffingtonpost.co.uk)
  • It is truly extraordinary that a major, international pioneer in the controversial field of transplant surgery should have written a spellbinding, and heart-wrenching, autobiography. (abebooks.com)
  • Exercise to reduce heart disease risk: which type of exercise programme is most suitable for people with a kidney transplant? (heartresearch.org.uk)
  • As a long-time nurse in Children's Hospital Boston's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, her mother, Cheryl, knew Avery might one day need a heart transplant . (childrenshospital.org)
  • America
  • This is apparent given the fact that only one in three people with HIV in America has an undetectable viral load and less than half are regularly engaged and receiving primary and HIV health care. (arcw.org)
  • struggle
  • While these transplants mark incredible medical advancements for people with HIV, the fact remains that too many people with HIV struggle to access the basic care and treatment they need. (arcw.org)
  • lives
  • That is, he wouldn't if the Westborough, Mass., resident hadn't already donated one earlier this month, kicking off a chain of kidney "swaps" that affected the lives of eight people. (mtshastanews.com)
  • Donating your car to the American Transplant Foundation can also help save lives. (donateacar.com)
  • Only two people had been able to work whilst on dialysis and the transplant had greatly improved the quality of their lives and that of their families. (healthtalk.org)
  • surgery
  • This paperback edition features a new epilogue that brings readers up to date on developments in transplant surgery. (abebooks.com)
  • The person who wakes from head transplant surgery might have no consciousness of Spridinov's past and no sense of himself as Spridinov. (theconversation.com)
  • Instead, the surgery would bring into existence a new person who happens to have with Spridinov's head. (theconversation.com)
  • They hold that each of us is a human animal, and the person who emerges from the surgery is the same person as Spridinov just as long as he is the same human animal as Spridinov. (theconversation.com)
  • Even from an animalist perspective, there is a case for saying that if any person wakes up from the surgery that person will be Spridinov. (theconversation.com)
  • All of this brings us to reconsider the integration of assistance among the many health professionals as a fundamental methodology of surgery before the transplant and, above all, after it. (psicoanalisi.it)
  • In follicular unit strip surgery (FUSS) technique, a strip of healthy follicles can be surgically removed from back of the head and transplanted to the balding area. (medgadget.com)
  • News
  • Raphael Lataster, a theology student at the University of Sydney and a member of one of the Facebook groups, told BuzzFeed News that he'd spent more than $7,000 getting 10 transplants at a clinic in Sydney. (buzzfeednews.com)
  • The good news was that he'd been feeling leaner and fitter since the transplants. (buzzfeednews.com)
  • good
  • Because this is a time when we're usually not in a rush to move forward with treatment, it's also a good time to look for ways to do this before continuing the transplant. (mskcc.org)
  • healthy
  • Wheelchair-bound Valery Spiridonov, who has the muscle-wasting Werdnig Hoffman disease, has volunteered to have his head transplanted onto a healthy body in a day-long operation. (theconversation.com)
  • health
  • Darren said he now wanted to work with people, especially those dealing with mental health issues. (healthtalk.org)
  • Now, for the first time, investigators have found an association between the health of the microbiota before a transplant and a person's survival afterward. (mskcc.org)
  • The transplant Medicine, therefore, adopts one of the principle bases of Health Psychology: the holistic paradigm, according to which the inseparable mind-body unity determines the concept of health as a harmony between soma, psyche and the outside world. (psicoanalisi.it)
  • The experience of the transplant, thus, as that of the illness, requires, from the health sphere a global approach of the Person. (psicoanalisi.it)
  • procedures
  • LNs were harvested in the femoral region, transferred to the axillary region, and transplanted by microsurgical procedures. (lymphedemapeople.com)
  • No one knows whether the procedures work on other conditions, though dozens of clinical trials are testing them on people with irritable bowel syndrome , Crohn's disease , obesity , diabetes , epilepsy , autism , and even HIV . (buzzfeednews.com)
  • ways
  • NHS Blood and Transplant is committed to exploring ways that a more personalised risk assessment to allow more people to donate blood without impacting on blood safety could be introduced. (nhsbt.nhs.uk)
  • risk
  • commercial sex workers and people who have sex with partners in groups known to have a high risk of having an infection that could be passed on during sex (high risk partners) are able to donate after three months have passed since the last sexual activity. (nhsbt.nhs.uk)
  • It's a huge advance for gay and bisexual men to be able to donate three months from their last sexual activity - and we are delighted that NHS Blood and Transplant have said they will now go on to investigate how possible it is for some gay men, depending on degree of risk, to donate without even the three-month deferral. (nhsbt.nhs.uk)
  • death
  • The death of Edhi sahab has given vision to two most deserving persons and this is how he had wished his legacy to continue after death," it adds. (behtareen.pk)