23May/13

Vaccine Blackjack: IL-21 Critical to Fight Against Viral Infections – Science Daily (press release)

Vaccine Blackjack: IL-21 Critical to Fight Against Viral Infections
Science Daily (press release)
A main objective of vaccination is to make the recipient’s immune system develop antibodies that can neutralize infecting viruses. Signals from IL-21 appear to be necessary for generating long-lived plasma cells, which reside in the bone marrow and
Argonne works for HIV vaccineThe Chicago Maroon

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23May/13

Death rates decline for advanced heart failure patients, but outcomes are … – UC Los Angeles

Death rates decline for advanced heart failure patients, but outcomes are
UC Los Angeles
“For patients with the most advanced heart failure, treatment options used to be limited to heart transplantation — or face early death,” said study author Dr. Gregg C. Fonarow, UCLA’s Eliot Corday Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science and

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23May/13

University of Utah Pediatric Fellow Publishes Study on Organ Allocation in … – Newswise (press release)

University of Utah Pediatric Fellow Publishes Study on Organ Allocation in
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“The second thing is that if a family is interested in donation, we should try to support them in any way we can to make that happen, whether that means donation after brain death or DCDD.” Workman’s co-authors in the study included Craig W. Myrick, RN

23May/13

Blood donation rule archaic and discriminatory – Journal Pioneer


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Blood donation rule archaic and discriminatory
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The agency is calling the removal of the lifetime ban and the introduction of this stipulation the first step in what it hopes will be continued efforts to incorporate gay men in this country in the blood-donation process. It’s a change said to have
Canada Lifts Blood Donation Ban On Gay MenHuffington Post
Lifetime ban on blood donation by gay men liftsMetroNews Canada
Reaction to Blood Donation ChangesVOCM
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