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May 16, 2014

A Fresh Approach to Bone Marrow Transplant in Older Patients

Myeloconditioning offers a new alternative to age 55+ patients with blood cancers.

A Fresh Approach to Bone Marrow Transplant in Older Patients

Bone marrow transplant is the only potentially curative treatment option for older AML patients, but patients over the age of 55 are frequently ineligible for conventional care. [vetpathologist – Shutterstock]

  • Bone marrow transplants are currently a $1.3 billion market,1 representing the fastest-growing hospital procedure in the United States. They are the only potential cure ...

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Scientifically Studying Ecstasy

MDMA (commonly known as the empathogen “ecstasy”) is classified as a Schedule 1 drug, which is reserved for compounds with no accepted medical use and a high abuse potential. Two researchers from Stanford, however, call for a rigorous scientific exploration of MDMA's effects to identify precisely how the drug works, the data from which could be used to develop therapeutic compounds.

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