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Researchers have developed a means to treat sickle cell anemia through bone marrow transplantation that does not require completely HLA-matched donors or the use of myeloblative procedures. The research, published in the journal Blood, discusses a new treatment regimen which uses HLA-haploidentical bone...
While the discard rates of kidneys increases annually, new proposals for a kidney transplantation system are being evaluated.  According to a recent article published in The New York Times, "last year, 4,720 people died while waiting for kidney transplants in the United States. And yet, as in each of the...
A recently published study in the New England Journal of Medicine looked to test a new ventricular assist device designed for children in the midst of heart transplantation. The study divided patients 16 years or younger into two experimental cohorts based on body-surface area and tested against...