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Stem cells: Regenerating the skin of a young patient

A publication in Nature reports the successful regeneration of ~80% of the skin of a patient with junctional epidermolysis bullosa (JEB) using a combination of ex vivo gene therapy and stem-cell replacement therapy. The procedure represents a major stepping stone in the translation of stem

Nova Scotia drug information system tracks all drugs a patient receives

All pharmacies in the province are now using the Nova Scotia Drug Information System (DIS) to record all medicines purchased through prescriptions and over the counter and it may help reduce drug reactions and prescription drug abuse. “The system was introduced

‘Cancer Hotels’ House China’s Patient Refugees

Robert Pattinson Comes Between Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt! (LiveinStyle.com by Diageo) EMAIL PRINT COMMENTS Patients and their family members stay in the ‘hotel’ while seeking medical treatments. BEIJING:  In the shadow of one of China’s top cancer hospitals in Beijing,