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Thymus transplants gives hope to babies with fatal immune disease
...urgery itself, she said. "These babies are very frail
when they get here, so it is crucial that they are nourished and supported during this period after transplant to strengthen and maintain them as their immune systems rebuild," Markert said. "We have a remarkable team that takes care of these childre...
When your brain talks, your muscles don't always listen
...eed a fast movement to prevent a fall. Even in the frail
elderly, it is possible to use exercise bands for manual resistance to improve the speed of movement." Knight has always been interested in how the body adapts to exercise. When he entered college years ago, his goal was to become an elite track-a...
Cryoablation -- A new treatment option for some kidney tumor patients
...ives for these individuals. If these patients are frail
due to age or illness or are not able to have surgery because of other factors, percutaneous cryoablation may be an option. "This procedure appears to be a good option for some patients," says Thomas Atwell, M.D., Mayo Clinic radiologist and the s...