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WHO to tackle heart disease, diabetes, cancers, road safety as well as diseases

WHO to tackle heart disease, diabetes, cancers, road safety as well as diseases

Patients with leukemia or lymphoma who undergo hematopoietic-cell transplantation and survive can expect full recovery to take 3-5 years

Patients with leukemia or lymphoma who undergo hematopoietic-cell transplantation and survive can expect full recovery to take 3-5 years

Inexpensive, simple urine test that could identify impending kidney failure

Inexpensive, simple urine test that could identify impending kidney failure

Matching method allows surgeons to successfully transplant kidneys that would otherwise be discarded

Matching method allows surgeons to successfully transplant kidneys that would otherwise be discarded

Interventional radiologists now are able to treat using minimally invasive procedures

Interventional radiologists now are able to treat using minimally invasive procedures

New joint UK-Slovak health collaboration

New joint UK-Slovak health collaboration

Regional review boards improve liver transplant allocation

Regional review boards improve liver transplant allocation

New Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research

New Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research

Research into placebo effect among Parkinson’s patients

Research into placebo effect among Parkinson’s patients

Study of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for severe, treatment-resistant lupus

Study of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for severe, treatment-resistant lupus

New research program to focus on human beta cell regeneration and its potential role to cure type-1 diabetes

New research program to focus on human beta cell regeneration and its potential role to cure type-1 diabetes

Thoratec gets FDA approval for increased enrollment and Medicare expansion for heart pump

Thoratec gets FDA approval for increased enrollment and Medicare expansion for heart pump

CMS proposed rule that would increase payments to acute care hospitals

CMS proposed rule that would increase payments to acute care hospitals

New research center created by leading blood and marrow transplant organizations

New research center created by leading blood and marrow transplant organizations

Bone marrow and stem cell transplantation rejection averted by UV light exposure

Bone marrow and stem cell transplantation rejection averted by UV light exposure

West Nile treatment showing 100% response rate among immunocompetent patients

West Nile treatment showing 100% response rate among immunocompetent patients

Heart pumps better than medical therapy in keeping heart failure patients alive

Heart pumps better than medical therapy in keeping heart failure patients alive

Despite spending more for health care, Americans do not have the best medical care in the world

Despite spending more for health care, Americans do not have the best medical care in the world

LVAD heart pumps improve survival in congestive heart failure patients

LVAD heart pumps improve survival in congestive heart failure patients

First drug product for treatment of short bowel syndrome

First drug product for treatment of short bowel syndrome