Category: Procedures

New lungs, new life

New lungs, new life

In November 2015, Steve Nix, then 46, started feeling tired all the time and had difficulty catching his breath, but he considered these things minor problems and didn’t think much about them. Then his symptoms got much worse and couldn’t be ignored.
Nix says he reached a point when he couldn’t complete even the easiest

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Stanford study shows promise in weaning patients off anti-rejection drugs

Stanford study shows promise in weaning patients off anti-rejection drugs

It’s a given. Immunosuppressant medication is the cornerstone to successful organ transplant. Without it, a patient’s body would reject the transplanted organ, causing it to fail.
A new study shows that might not always be the case.
A short letter in the Oct. 6 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine tells of a small

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