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  • 4-year-old's bone marrow transplant status elevated to urgent

     
    Outposts has just learned that the bone marrow transplant status for 4-year-old Maya Chamberlin is now classified as urgent, according to her mother Mina. "It really is crunch time but this is not a game -- it's a precious life......
  • A proposal for improving cord blood transplants

     
    Roughly one in five hematopoietic stem cell transplants performed to treat blood disorders such as leukemia uses cord blood instead of the traditional bone marrow. Cord blood – harvested from umbilical cords shortly after birth – could be used more......
  • 'Brothers & Sisters': Two marrow is another day

     
    "Brothers & Sisters" returned from a monthlong hiatus with a bang of an episode that took me on a roller coaster of emotions. First, I was crestfallen. After collapsing at Justin and Rebecca's beach wedding, Kitty landed in the hospital......
  • Rodent of the Week: Could patients with severe asthma benefit from bone marrow transplants?

     
    Cases of severe, therapy-resistant asthma are on the rise worldwide, and new strategies are needed to treat the estimated 100,000 people who die of asthma every year. Researchers from the National Institutes of Health and their colleagues are exploring a....
  • Dr. Jean Dausset dies at 92; scientist's discovery made tissue typing for transplants possible

    Dr. Jean Dausset, the French Nobel laureate who discovered the human leukocyte antigen, or HLA, system on human tissue that made tissue typing for transplants possible, died June 6 in Mallorca, Spain. He was 92. The HLA antigens are molecules on the...
  • Bone marrow transplant 'gets rid of' sickle cell anemia

    Bone marrow transplant 'gets rid of' sickle cell anemia
    Researchers have for the first time performed a successful bone marrow transplant to cure sickle cell disease in adults, a feat that could expand the procedure to more of the 70,000 Americans with the disease -- and possibly some other diseases as well....
  • Mary Travers dies at 72; folk singer performed with the trio Peter, Paul and Mary

    Mary Travers dies at 72; folk singer performed with the trio Peter, Paul and Mary
    Mary Travers, the clarion-voiced female third of the quintessential folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary whose harmony-laden recordings of politically minded songs by Bob Dylan and Pete Seeger ushered them to the top of the sales charts in the 1960s, died...