News tagged with transplant rejection

Cuba launches first nanopharmaceutical

Cuba has unveiled its first manufactured nanopharmaceutical drug—a tweaked variety of cyclosporine, used to help prevent transplant rejection—official media reported Saturday.

Sep 23, 2012
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Jobs said little about pancreatic cancer struggle

(AP) -- Steve Jobs managed to live more than seven years with a rare form of pancreatic cancer that grows more slowly than the common kind. But his need for a liver transplant two years ago was a bad sign ...

Oct 06, 2011
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First mother-daughter womb transplant planned

The world's first mother-daughter uterus transplant could take place next year in Sweden, the head of an international research team in the western Swedish city of Gothenburg said Tuesday.

Jun 14, 2011
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Chip-in-a-pill may be approved in 2012

(PhysOrg.com) -- Giant Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis AG, based in Basel, is developing a pill containing an embedded microchip, which it hopes to submit for regulatory approval in Europe within 18 ...

Nov 10, 2010 report
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Vitamin D deficiency linked to lung transplant rejection

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with a significant increase in lung transplant rejection, according to research conducted at Loyola University Health System (LUHS). These data were presented Monday at The American Society ...

Oct 18, 2010
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