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Residues Go Merrily Down the Stream in Portland

...have a well known source, the human sewage that is incompatible in certain treatment plants. People just assumed a lot of that stuff was removed," said Sheree Stewart, drinking water protection coordinator at the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. "Actually a lot of what is in the raw water gets throug...

Working Up Potential Living Liver Donors

...or psychological reasons. An additional twenty had incompatible liver anatomy. Thirty-six did not proceed because of changes in the condition of the potential recipient. "Step one of donor workup is logistically crucial and should be accomplished expeditiously," the authors report, since nearly 68 percent of do...

New Approach to Routine Prenatal Genetic Testing

...an occur when the blood of the expectant mother is incompatible with her unborn child. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the incidence of hemolytic disease caused by RhD incompatibility in newborns occurs in approximately 1 in 1,000 live born infants. Complications from RhD dise...

Anti-rejection Therapy a Boon for Patients With "anti-donor" Antibody Levels

...rejection – the result of a therapy that makes the incompatible compatible and the impossible a reality in many cases. Soraya had expected to live a shortened life, dependent on kidney dialysis -- a painful, expensive, time-consuming procedure that cleans blood well enough to maintain existence but not well eno...

Therapy Modulates Highly Sensitized Immune System to Let Mother Give Kidney to Daughter

...rejection – the result of a therapy that makes the incompatible compatible and the impossible a reality in many cases. Soraya had expected to live a shortened life, dependent on kidney dialysis -- a painful, expensive, time-consuming procedure that cleans blood well enough to maintain existence but not well eno...

Domino Transplants Creates new wave In the Field Of Kidney Transplantation

... a kidney transplant patient who has a willing but incompatible living organ donor is matched with an altruistic, compatible donor. The incompatible kidney from the recipient's intended donor is then domino-matched with the next compatible patient o...

DNA-bound p53 Tumor Suppressor Protein Structure Determined

...o crystallization attempts took on a form that was incompatible with DNA binding. "There's an inactive form of the p53 dimer that's unable to bind DNA in the correct fashion," Marmorstein explains. "We knew there had to be a structural rearrangement of the core domains to allow p53 to bind DNA as a dimer. The c...

Electronic Patient Record "Serious Threat" to Patient Confidentiality

...etter argues that the electronic patient record is incompatible with the doctor-patient relationship, and is a direct and serious threat to patient confidentiality. The author, Michael Foley, suggests that the huge sums of money being invested in its development might be more usefully spent on improving patient c...

Incompatible Blood Groups Not A Hurdle For Kidney Transplant

...rs in Melbourne Australia have performed the first incompatible blood group kidney transplant.// The doctors fro... transplant despite the donor and recipient having incompatible blood groups. It was explained that Davorin Gelemanovic, 24, who is of the blood type O, is now carr...

Scientists Explain Complex Darwinian Evolution

...at such systems are "irreducibly complex" and thus incompatible with gradual evolution by natural selection. "Our work demonstrates a fundamental error in the current challenges to Darwinism," said Thornton. "New techniques allowed us to see how ancient genes and their functions evolved hundreds of millions of ye...

First Crossover Kidney Transplantation In Germany

...ntations). In addition, because of the problem of incompatible blood groups between living donor and recipient, some transplantation centers also offer plasmapheresis, which can eliminate antibodies efficiently but produces extra costs. Netherlands has had a very active program since 2004 but has slightly diff...

Early Awareness About Weight Management Needed To Tackle Lifelong Obesity

...: ''There's nothing inherent about children that's incompatible with a natural diet abundant in fruit and vegetables. If that was the case, the human species would have died out years ago," said Dr. David Ludwig, a Children's Hospital Boston obesity specialist. Still, obesity and nutrition specialists acknowledg...

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