Hell Cells

Hell Cells

The #1 bestseller that gives YOU complete control over your body and your health. With new health studies and advice bombarding us every day, few people know much about what chugs, churns, and thumps throughout the miraculous system that is the human anatomy. YOU: The Owner’s Manual challenges preconceived notions about how the human body […]

Stem Cells and Liver Disease (Report)

Stem Cells and Liver Disease (Report)

INTRODUCTION The global health burden from liver disease is immense with over 450 million individuals infected with viral hepatitis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) (1) Cirrhosis kills 27,000 Americans each year, and over 25 million Americans have liver-related diseases. The World Health Organization estimates that there are at least 21.3 million hepatitis C virus (HCV) carriers […]

Circulating Tumor Cells in Melanoma: A Review of the Literature and Description of a Novel Technique.

Circulating Tumor Cells in Melanoma: A Review of the Literature and Description of a Novel Technique.

Melanoma is a prevalent and deadly disease with limited therapeutic options. Current prognostic factors are unable to adequately guide treatment. Circulating tumor cells are a disease-specific factor that can be used as a prognostic variable to guide therapy. Most research to date has focused on identification of circulating tumor cells using various methods, including polymerase […]

Circulating Tumor Cells in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Hepatic Metastases from Colorectal Cancer (Clinical Report)

Circulating Tumor Cells in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Hepatic Metastases from Colorectal Cancer (Clinical Report)

The liver is often the only site of metastatic disease in patients with colorectal cancer, and such patients are considered for local therapies such as liver resection or tumor ablation. The 5-year survival rate for surgically treated patients is approximately 30% (1). Disease recurrence may be related to intraoperative factors such as the shedding of […]

Neural Stem Cells & Supporting Cells--the New Therapeutic Tools for the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury (Report)

Neural Stem Cells & Supporting Cells–the New Therapeutic Tools for the Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury (Report)

Introduction Stem cells are key players in the development and maintenance of specific mammalian tissues, and their presence has been long established in blood, skin and intestine. A general definition of stem cell is “a cell that is capable of both self renewal and differentiation”. Stem cells are considered multipotent; since they can produces mature […]

Sex Cells

Sex Cells

Unimaginable until the twentieth century, the clinical practice of transferring eggs and sperm from body to body is now the basis of a bustling market. In Sex Cells, Rene Almeling provides an inside look at how egg agencies and sperm banks do business. Although both men and women are usually drawn to donation for financial […]