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t cells treat liver cancer

How do T Cells Treat Liver Cancer

Many studies done worldwide have recently proved that liver cancer (Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)) can be effectively treated by adoptive T-cell therapy. The researches basically expanded MHC-multimer-positive CD8+ T-cells for the GPC3 epitopes and created T-cell clones that were kept away from some active and particular T-cell receptors. The scientists found that when these clone T […]

autologous stem cell treatment

Autologous Stem Cell Treatment: A Knowhow

Your bone marrow like your blood contains stem cells; in fact most of the time the stem cells in your blood is actually from your bone marrow. The stem cells in the bone marrow are thus transformed into red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. All these components help to keep your body healthy […]

long term effects of asbestos exposure

Know the Long Term Effects of Asbestos Exposure

Many of you may be using asbestos at home to cover a portion of your terrace or to create a shade over the loosely made store room at the back of your house. But few of you know that sometimes the asbestos used is unsafe and can have ill effects on your body. It is […]

virtual colonoscopy

What are the Risks of a Virtual Colonoscopy?

Virtual colonoscopy is a procedure that combines the use of X-rays and computer technology to capture images of the rectum and the entire colon. With these images it is easy to understand the swollen and irritated tissues, ulcers and polyps. This is also called computerized tomography (CT) colonography. This process is slightly different from the […]