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Larynx Transplant A Success In California With Woman Being Able to Talk Again by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 21 Jan 2011 3:57am This is one lucky woman to be able to talk again, and she already has 2 other transplanted organs and was taking anti rejection drugs after a kidney-pancreas transplant in 2006.  This is only the second successful voice box transplant in the US.  18 hours and 2 days of surgery is a long time too.  According to the article her voice box w ... Read on »
Thyroiditis by Nathan M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:41pm I went and saw an endocrinologist on Thursday afternoon. He told me that I have what appears to be a simple inflammation of my thyroid. I guess this is not uncommon, and he made it seem like my kidney disease may have been the cause, though they could never tell for sure what caused it. You might be asking, what does the thyroid gland do? W ... Read on »
Insight into the frequent occurrence of dura mater graft-associated Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in Japan by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Apr 2013 5:34pm J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry doi:10.1136/jnnp-2012-304850 Neuroinfection Research paper Insight into the frequent occurrence of dura mater graft-associated Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in Japan Tsuyoshi Hamaguchi1, Kenji Sakai1, Moeko Noguchi-Shinohara1, Ichiro Nozaki1, Ichiro Takumi2 ... Read on »
Review of the Human Pituitary Trust Account and CJD by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 May 2010 9:14am Issue 20 January 2010 News from the Department of Health and Ageing Review of the Human Pituitary Trust Account Since the Human Pituitary Hormone Program ceased in 1985, the Commonwealth has provided funds for counselling for recipients and their families, a support group network for recipients, and a number of medical research proje ... Read on »
‘The Cancer Club’: Do Thyroid Cancer Patients Belong? by Kairol Rosenthal Patient Expert Posted Tue 30 Aug 2011 6:05am By Jackie B-F Thyroid cancer is referred to as the “good cancer” to have.  Treatment generally involves surgery followed by radioactive iodine, and cure rates for the disease are incredibly high.  After surgery, the only drugs I took were my daily hormones and a lonely round of radioactive iodine. Less than a month after learning I ... Read on »
Evidence For CJD TSE Transmission Via Endoscopes 1-24-3 re-Singeltary to Bramble et al by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 16 Jan 2010 8:51am 1 Comment Evidence For CJD/TSE Transmission Via Endoscopes From Terry S. Singletary, Sr flounder@wt.net 1-24-3 I have researched human/animal TSEs now for over 5 years due to the death of my Mother from the Heidenhain Variant Creutzfeldt Jakob disease, one of six - known - variants of the infamous 'sporadic' CJD. I did a little survey several year ... Read on »
Suppressing HCV after a liver transplant by rickisjourney Posted Sat 08 May 2010 12:00am Craig always knows how to brighten my day... Here is some new research on keeping the new liver healthy for us HCV patients! ... I'll definitely be asking about this for Sally.. She shall remain healthy if it's the last thing I do! hehehehe. Living With Liver Disease Suppressing HCV After a Liver Transplant ... Read on »
Kidney Transplant Evaluation by Melissa H. Posted Fri 09 Sep 2011 8:55am It happened yesterday. The official switch from “Daphne may perhaps need one of our kidneys someday” to the absolutely real, unavoidable entry into the Transplant Machine. We had a five-hour multidisciplinary evaluation at the hospital, and there is no turning back. We feel exhausted, depleted, stressed out but… perhaps a tad relieved? Hop ... Read on »
Prosecutors call for prison terms for CJD growth hormone doctors by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Nov 2010 2:28pm France - Article published the Monday 22 November 2010 - Latest update : Monday 22 November 2010 Prosecutors call for prison terms for growth hormone doctors A man holds a sign that says "aberration, infected hormone, justice flouted" at the courthouse after the first trial AFP By RFI Prosecutors have called for a three-year prison sen ... Read on »
Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease Part Three by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Fri 31 Dec 2010 8:03am Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease, Part Three by Jeffrey Dach MD A Man with Progressive Coronary Artery Disease Unresponsive to Statins 62 year old Jim came to see me after his third cardiac stent in 10 years.  About a year ago, Jim noticed a "tight feeling" in his chest radiating to his throat, was rushed to the ER, ... Read on »