2013-10-31 - Studies of Experimental Hepatitis C Drug Show Promise for Preventing Recurrence in Liver Transplant
New drug therapies offer promise to some hepatitis C sufferers whose transplanted livers are threated by a recurrence of the disease, including some patients who have had no treatment options.
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2014-09-25 - Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Recommended for Treatment of C difficile
The transplantation of fecal microbiota from a healthy donor has been shown in recent clinical studies to be a safe and highly effective treatment for recurrent Clostridium difficile (C. difficile... transplantation (FMT) has emerged as a revolutionary, potentially life-saving treatment for this common
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2014-08-14 - New Frontiers of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation
Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is one of the most innovative new treatments of the 21st century. Experts believe that this procedure, which transplants microbes from one human gut to another through fecal matter, could offer the cure to a vast range of diseases and shed new light
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2014-03-11 - New Organ Transplant Strategy Aims to Better Prevent Rejection
Organ-transplant recipients often reject donated organs, but a new, two-pronged strategy developed by UC San Francisco researchers to specifically weaken immune responses that target transplanted tissue has shown promise in controlled experiments on mice.
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2011-07-12 - HPV Infection Highly Prevalent Among Organ Transplant Recipients
A new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation reveals an association between the human papillomavirus (betaPV) infection and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) in organ transplant recipients.
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2013-12-06 - HIV Can Infect Transplanted Kidneys in HIV-Positive Recipients with Undetectable Virus
HIV can infect transplanted kidneys in HIV-positive recipients even in the absence of detectable virus in the blood, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The study’s investigators also developed a simple urine test
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2010-08-12 - H1N1 Flu Caused Significant Mortality in Transplant Patients
Researchers found that influenza A H1N1 caused substantial morbidity in recipients of solid-organ transplants during the 2009-2010 pandemic.
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2010-08-23 - Surveillance for UTI Improves Quality of Life for Kidney Transplant Patients
Urinary tract infection (UTI) remains one of the main complications after kidney transplantation and it has serious consequences.
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2011-10-31 - Fecal Microbiota Transplants Effective Treatment for C difficile
Growing evidence for the effectiveness of fecal microbiota transplants as a treatment for patients with recurrent bouts of Clostridium difficile (C.difficile) associated diarrhea is presented in three studies -- including a long-term follow-up of colonoscopic fecal microbiota transplant (FMT
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2013-11-27 - Scientists Characterize Effects of Transplanted Fecal Microbiota
infections. Transplanting fecal matter of healthy donors into patients with recurrent C. difficile infection
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