• Outcomes have improved for alternatives to whole liver transplants in children, study finds

    7 monthes ago - By News Medical

    In a new Johns Hopkins study of patient and graft survival trends for pediatric liver transplant recipients between 2002 and 2015, researchers found that outcomes for alternatives to whole liver transplantation, such as splitting a liver for two recipients or using a part of a liver from a living donor, have improved significantly.
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  • Niagen may prevents neurological damage, improve cognitive and physical function, says NIH mouse study

    Niagen may prevents neurological damage, improve cognitive and physical function, says NIH mouse study

    7 monthes ago - By NutraIngredients-USA

    Nicotinamide riboside, a vitamin B3 derivative, may prevent neurological damage and improved cognitive and physical function in a new mouse model of Alzheimerâs disease, according to researchers at the National Institute on Aging at the US National Institutes of Health.
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  • IPS cell-derived inner ear cells may improve congenital hearing loss

    7 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    A Japanese research group has successfully grafted human iPS cell-derived inner ear cells that express human-derived proteins into the inner ears of embryonic mice. Hereditary hearing loss accounts for about half of all congenital hearing loss cases, and this work is a major contribution toward research that targets the embryonic inner ear.
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  • Special protein improves survival and lung function of mice with influenza, study shows

    7 monthes ago - By News Medical

    GM-CSF, a protein that modifies the immune response to the flu, may also help reduce lung inflammation and improve survival during influenza, according to Penn State researchers.
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