Researchers Find Knee Replacement Surgery May Have Minimal Effect on Quality of Life and Unattractive Economic Outcomes - Iffie Okoronkwo, M.D.

Researchers Find Knee Replacement Surgery May Have Minimal Effect on Quality of Life and Unattractive Economic Outcomes

Article Published by: newswise.com  Newswise — (NEW YORK — April 1, 2017) Knee replacement surgery for patients with osteoarthritis, as currently used, provides minimal improvements in quality of life and is economically unattractive, according to a study led by Mount Sinai researchers and published today in...

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Stem cell vaccine found to increase immune responses, inhibit tumors in animal models

Stem cell vaccine found to increase immune responses, inhibit tumors in animal models

Source: ScienMag.com   CINCINNATI–Researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have found that a cancer stem cell vaccine, engineered to express a pro-inflammatory protein called interleukin-15 (IL-15) and its receptor (IL-15Ralpha), caused T cell production in animal models and enhanced immune responses against tumors. This T cell production...

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