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Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation Offers Safe and Effective, and Potentially Curative, Option for Patients with HIV-Associated Lymphoma

Multicenter, phase II trial suggests autologous transplant should be standard of care for HIV patients with relapsed/treatment-resistant lymphoma.

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Hip Arthroscopy Effective Treatment For Hip Impingement

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Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush physicians find arthroscopic surgery to be effective, especially in those under 45.

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Blood Test Shows Promise in Gauging Severity of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report that rising blood levels of a protein called hematoma derived growth factor (HDGF) are linked to the increasing severity of pulmonary arterial hypertension, a form of damaging high blood pressure in the lungs.

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High Blood Sugar Could Mean Lower Risk of One Type of Brain Tumor

In a surprising twist, benign brain tumors that have previously been tied to obesity and diabetes are less likely to emerge in those with high blood sugar, new research has found.

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Probing Proteins’ 3D Structures, Are We Ready for the Moonshot, A Better Prognostic Tool For Brain Cancer, and More in the Cancer News Source

Personalized Medicine Leads to Better Outcomes; Phase 1 Study Results of Selinexor Combination Therapy for Multiple Myeloma Patients; and the Latest from ASCO Sessions in the Cancer News Source

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Study Suggests Another Look at Common Treatments for Hemophilia

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on May 26 showed that participants who received a recombinant therapy— the present standard in the United States — developed antibodies or “inhibitors” to the treatments at almost twice the rate as those whose treatments were made from human plasma.

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Challenges of Custom-Engineering Living Tissue, Marriage Could Improve Heart Attack Survival, Bleeding Hearts Predict Future Heart Failure, and More in the Cardiovascular Health News Source

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A New Way for Prevention of Pathogenic Protein Misfolding

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Incorrectly folded proteins can cause a variety of diseases. Danish researchers have found a solution for preventing this misfolding.

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Intervention Methods of Stroke Need to Focus on Prevention for Blacks to Reduce Stroke Mortality

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Blacks are four times more likely than their white counterparts to die from stroke at age 45.

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Researchers Convert Cirrhosis-Causing Cells to Healthy Liver Cells in Mice

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UCSF researchers that it is possible to generate healthy new liver cells in the livers of living mice by converting the very cells that drive liver disease, thereby reducing liver damage and improving liver function at the same time.

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Commercial Weight-Loss Programs: Evidence of Benefits for Diabetic Patients Still Too Scarce, Study Shows

Johns Hopkins scientists who indirectly investigated the blood sugar effects of 10 (out of 32 selected) commercial weight loss programs say a few show promise of benefit for diabetic patients, but far more rigorous research is needed before doctors can wholeheartedly recommend them.

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Genes That Increase Children's Risk of Blood Infection Identified

African study finds genes that double the chance of developing bacteraemia when infected with the Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria.

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Grad Succeeds Despite Rare Blood Disorder

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Dylan Martin wasn’t sure he’d ever be able to graduate from college, but his concern stemmed from something far more serious than how he was doing in his classes.

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Nebraska Medicine, UNMC Offer New Service for Sickle Cell Disease Patients

Red blood cell exchange offers the risk lowering benefit of frequent blood transfusions but does so without increasing the iron stored in the body. Patients are connected to an apheresis machine which removes sickled red cells and replaces them with normal red cells from donors.

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New Way of Growing Blood Vessels Could Boost Regenerative Medicine

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In addition the technique to grow the blood vessels in a 3D scaffold cuts down on the risk of transplant rejection because it uses cells from the patient. It was developed by researchers from the University of Bath's Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, working with colleagues at Bristol Heart Institute.

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Loyola Receives Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for Eighth Year in a Row

For the eighth year in a row, Loyola University Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.

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Pediatric Patient Fighting Rare Brain Tumor Named “Hero” of Loyola Health, Hope and Heroes 5K Run/Walk 

Mariana was brought to Loyola Medical Center to treat a rare brain tumor at the young age of five. Her treatment process was extensive, including surgery, radiation and intense chemotherapy. Throughout it all, Mariana kept an optimistic attitude.

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UT Southwestern Joins International, Multicenter Study Examining Effectiveness of Different Stroke Treatments

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UT Southwestern Medical Center has joined an international consortium of leading universities to study the effectiveness of various stroke treatments from the patient’s perspective.

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Doctors Changing Their Approach to Common Heart Attack Treatment

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Doctors change practice trends as debate continues on optimal time to administer antiplatelet therapy.