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Good Science: Better Outcomes with Bone Marrow vs. Peripheral Blood


 Author’s Conclusion:

“Recipients of unrelated donor Bone Marrow (BM) had better psychological well-being, less burdensome chronic GVHD symptoms, and were more likely to return to work than recipients of peripheral blood (PB) at 5 years after transplantation. 228 more words

Student Abstract Reviews

Why Taking Bisphosphonates Can Benefit Kidney Transplant Patients

Saeid Shamsian. MD, a board-certified urologist in New York City, has been in practice since 1984. Dr. Saeid Shamsian concentrates on diseases of the kidneys, the bladder, and the ureter. 152 more words

Saeid Shamsian


So I got a call today from Dr Bahwarhi. On Friday. At 5:15. Did I mention how much I LURVE my new Hepatologist?? To tell me they were able to raise my… 30 more words


smoothing and settling

tough day yesterday but thru we got. Today I feel stronger by the hour. All the new wrinkles, daily domestic stuff all smoothing into easier routine. 24 more words


New Lungs!

As of the 24th of August I have new lungs! This is the start of something special where I  get a second chance at life. I could not be more thankful to my donor. 854 more words

Cystic Fibrosis

The South?

I’m getting progressively more discouraged.

I’ve lived here for something like 10 months and I still don’t have a single friend.

And it’s not for want of trying. 666 more words

Jowi's Life


It is quite sobering sitting here in the endoscopy unit, all these people (there are over twenty) the majority of which are waiting for endoscopies. Do they know what they are in for? 824 more words