Monthly Archives: November 2008

November 26, 2008

Race and Sex Disparities in Liver Transplantation: Progress Toward Achieving Equal Access?

Unique among medical specialties, the organ transplantation community has the obligation to explicitly allocate a very limited lifesaving resource. Liver transplantation offers the sole hope for long-term survival for patients with end-stage liver disease. Overall survival rates for transplantation now … Read More

November 25, 2008

Regenerating Neurons in Eyes

If researchers could spur the development of different types of new neurons in the living human eye, they might be able to replace cells that are lost in diseases like macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa. Few or no treatment options … Read More

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