Graft-versus-host disease

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  • Sickle Cell Disease Research

    Epidemiology is the study of health and disease within a population. With the education and research done by epidemiologists, we are able to recognize patterns and causes of diseases in order to control them and/or prevent an epidemic. Epidemiology allows us to understand the different outbreaks that occur and how to prepare for such events. “Epidemiologists quantify health outcomes by using statistics,” (Friis, 2010). Epidemiologists collect data, formulate hypothesis, and use it to plan strategies for prevention of diseases and spread of diseases, while also managing patients who have a certain disease; this is vital to the overall health of a community. Data collected by these epidemiologists also helps educate people on how to take care…

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  • Personal Autobiography

    formulated by the older kids and we were divided by team captains. There would be two teams, on team would hide while the other team looked for them. We would use the street we lived on and another block to hide. This game was played only at night where all the thrill happens. Then, a major disaster popped up and destroyed me, my parents, and my brothers. When I was about twelve years old I had developed a blood cancer know as Leukemia. This disease put a heavy toll on my parents as they had…

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  • Music Therapy Case Study

    Music is often used to improve the lives of many people. People often listen to music to take away stress and make their lives happier. Humans like to enjoy the feeling of comfort and the sense of security - the feelings that bring people pleasure. But the question is: How can music help recover sick patients through psychotherapy? This is an important topic to study because music can improve the recovery of patients in many ways. It can reduce pain after surgery to make the pain more bearable.…

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  • Organ Transplantation Research Paper

    Organ transplantation is a common form of treatment for people with severe organ failure. It involves removing a healthy, functioning organ from a donor and placing it into a susceptible host. Unfortunately, organ transplantation is almost always accompanied by transplant rejection, which involves the recipient’s immune system recognizing the new organ as a foreign object, subsequently attacking it and destroying it. There are several different stages of transplant rejection including…

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  • Biotechnology: Stem Cell Therapy

    Stem Cell Therapy is a modern biotechnology that uses stem cells that come from different parts of one’s body and are of different kinds such as embryonic, adult, and tissue-specific, just to name a few. Stem cells are premature cells that have the ability to divide themselves into various kinds of cells in the body. Moreover, they are able to regenerate and mend damaged tissues from which they came from. There are several views on this biotechnology. Some researchers such as Paul…

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  • Restasis Case Studies

    Certification form dated 04/22/2016, the member has a diagnosis of bilateral keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eye syndrome) and artificial tears alone have not been sufficient therapy. Restasis® is a topical immunomodulator indicated to increase tear production in patients whose tear production is presumed to be suppressed due to ocular inflammation associated with keratoconjunctivitis sicca. Per the Plan language, coverage of Restasis is provided for dry eye conditions due to ocular…

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  • Tetrahivazole Swot Analysis

    1. Introduction Posaconazole (POS) 4-[4-[4-[4-[[(3R,5R)-5-(2,4-difluorophenyl)tetrahydro-5-(1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-ylmethyl)-3-furanyl]methoxy]phenyl]-1-piperazinyl]phenyl]-2-[(1S,2S)-1-ethyl-2- hydroxypropyl]-2,4-dihydro-3H-1,2,4-triazol-3-one (Fig.1)[1].Available under the brand names Noxafil oral suspension(40mg per mL) and Noxafil 100mg Gastro-resistant tablets [2] from the MSD (Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd, Hertford Road, Hoddesdon Hertfordshire EN11 9BU United Kingdom)- Used for the Prevention of…

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  • Stem Cell Function Essay

    These include, red-blood cells for oxygen transport, various types of white-blood cells that fight infection, as well as platelets, which are involved in blood clotting. These cells have relatively short life spans, and because of this hematopoietic stem cells in the bone marrow are needed to ensure the continual replacements of these blood cells. Blood-forming stem cells are used in bone marrow transplantations for diseases that involve the blood, such as Leukemia. While transplantation of this…

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  • Bone Grow Transplant Essay

    The underlying diseases leading to the transplant include thalassemia and various forms of leukemia, categorized into five classes of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), acute myeloge nous leukemia (AML), chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), plasma cell leukemia (PCL), or others. The pretransplant attributes consist of categorical variables, ordinal variables, and calendar dates. The named categorical variables are derived from records and measurements and include the patient’s gender and blood…

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  • Arguments Against Gene Editing Research

    of people each year. DNA technology researches have finally developed a gene editing tool in order to enable the cure to cancer. However, there are debates on whether genetic engineering of the human DNA is a safe course of action since the after effects are unknown. The debates against gene editing imply that it has no predictable effects on the future generations of the people while debates for gene editing imply that since this was developed it stopped tumours from growing and might be the…

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