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Need for a modified rehabilitation musculoskeletal specific grading system for chronic graft-versus-host disease

The authors present 2 case studies highlighting the importance of full-body functional assessment pre– and post-HCT and for cGVHD patients to help in early identification of MSK-related problems. 41 more words

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Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Children with Neurological Diseases Improves the Outcomes and Not Leads to Significant Late Effects — Report from Russian Group

Kirgizov et al (2017), analyzed the effectiveness of both allogeneic and autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for all cohorts of patients with neurological diseases based on safety, tolerability and late effects rate. 52 more words

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Kalytera Announces Second US Patent for Prevention and Treatment of Graft Versus Host Disease

Kalytera Therapeutics, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KALY and OTCQB: KALTF) (the “Company” or “Kalytera“) announced today that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a second patent covering the use of cannabidiol (“CBD“) in the prevention and treatment of graft versus host disease (“GVHD“). 12 more words

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Quality of life of Hurler syndrome patients after successful hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

A multicenter cohort study on functional and psychosocial health was conducted and was compared to the outcomes of normative data using the Child Health Questionnaire and Pediatric Outcomes Data Collection Instrument. 31 more words

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Motor skill delays in pre-school children with leukemia one year after treatment

CNS-directed therapies for the treatment of leukemia can adversely affect the acquisition of new skills, such as reading/writing and math. Two years after the end of treatments, children show gross and fine motor skill delays that may persist even when patients are considered healed. 19 more words

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Stretching Reduces Skin Thickness and Improves Subcutaneous Tissue Mobility in a Murine Model of Systemic Sclerosis

A recent study by Xiong Y et al (2017) demonstrated that daily stretching for 10 min can improve skin thickness and mobility in the absence of any other treatment in the sclGvHD murine model. 62 more words

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