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Biden’s CUREIT initiative aims to develop a toolbox of technologies to fight cancer, autoimmune disorders and infectious diseases.
Proposed regulations and move organs to from an aircraft’s cargo hold to the cabin.
When Charlie Huang almost lost the chance at a lifesaving stem cell transplant for his acute myeloid leukemia, he vowed to help others.
Both recipients had Stage IV lung cancer and were given only weeks to live. Here’s why double lung transplants are so uncommon.
Fred Hutch study suggests certain immune cells are the source of antibodies that attack donated organs.
Researchers suggest cannabis use alone should not be a reason to deny transplants.
Monoclonal antibodies used to prevent COVID-19 in immunocompromised people aren’t active against new virus variants.
Older people, immunocompromised people and those with underlying health conditions can benefit most from additional shots.
HIV-positive heart transplant recipient (and cancer survivor) Miriam Nieves meets the family of the HIV-positive donor, Brittany Newton.
New study supports U.S. guidelines for determining which people with liver cancer are eligible for a transplant.
A steep rise in drug overdose deaths during the pandemic led to greater availability of donor organs.
CoVac-1 induced T-cell responses in about 90% of immunocompromised people with impaired B-cell function.
While vaccination typically provides robust protection against severe disease, they’re less effective for immunocompromised people.
Immunocompromised people ages 12 and older are also eligible for an additional shot.
Protecting the immunocompromised is not only a matter of health equity, it’s critical to ending the pandemic.
The CDC’s move triggered mixed feelings from the public and laid bare a split within the health care community.
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