Tag Archives: leukemia

Stem Cell Transplantation Provides Hope to Treat Rare Untreatable Leukemia

A new study has shown that stem cell transplantation produced great results to treat patients suffering from leukemia, especially the “juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML)” which doesn’t have any treatment. The new study by American scientists has shown that stem cell transplantation produced great results to treat patients suffering from JMML too. A research team from the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles in the ...

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New drug to slow down leukemia: Study

In a breakthrough, researchers have discovered a new drug that will help those who suffers from the dreadful leukemia. The new approach is a combination therapy – immunotherapy that will fight the T-cell prolymphocytic leukemia. The method aims at enhancing the body’s immune system with “epigenetics” – the manipulation of gene activity. The consequence is the patient experiencing diminution of ...

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7 Discoveries Since 1975 Which Helped Save Millions of Children

Seven major pediatric research discoveries since 1975 which helped prevention and treatment strategies that have saved millions of lives worldwide were presented on Sunday, April 26 at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting at the San Diego Convention Center. “Today, we often take these research discoveries for granted,” said Tina Cheng of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediatric ...

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Indian-origin researcher hits breakthrough turning cancer cells harmless

Cancer research is the most-researched upon subject and a breakthrough came from Stanford University researcher Ravi Majeti, an Indian origin researcher who found a method that can cause cancerous leukemia cells into harmless immune cells called macrophages. He found it by accident when he collected leukemia cells from a patient for observation and was trying to keep the cells alive ...

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