viernes, 19 de octubre de 2012

NHLBI in the News – October 18, 2012 ▲ The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

NHLBI in the News
NIH Radio
The Heart Truth celebrates a decade of progress
Joe Balintfy
The NHLBI's Dr. Nakela Cook talks heart health on NIH Radio and how The Heart Truth campaign has inspired women for over a decade to protect their hearts and understand their risks for heart disease.

Moffitt Cancer Center

Moffitt Cancer Center researcher, colleagues say peripheral blood stem cell transplants from unrelated donors associated with higher rates of chronic graft-versus-host-disease
Claudio Anasetti, M.D., chair of the Department of Blood & Marrow Transplant at Moffitt Cancer Center, and colleagues from 47 research sites in the Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network conducted a clinical trial comparing two-year survival probabilities for patients transplanted with peripheral blood stem cells or bone marrow stem cells from unrelated donors.

Weill Cornell Medical College

New study shows reprogrammed amniotic fluid cells could treat vascular diseases
A research team at Weill Cornell Medical College has discovered a way to use diagnostic prenatal amniocentesis cells, reprogramming them into abundant and stable endothelial cells capable of regenerating damaged blood vessels and repairing injured organs.

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