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Will Surviving Liver Transplant Make You Skinny Fat?

New research reports that survivors of childhood liver transplant remain nutritionally compromised over the long-term. Findings published in Liver Transplantation, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, indicate that the recipients’ return to normal weight post-transplant was due to an increase in fat mass […]

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Transplant Drugs May Help Wipe Out Persistent HIV Infections

New research suggests that drugs commonly used to prevent organ rejection after transplantation may also be helpful for combating HIV. The findings, which are published in the American Journal of Transplantation, suggest a new strategy in the fight against HIV and AIDS. Despite the effectiveness of antiviral therapies at suppressing HIV, the virus still persists indefinitely […]

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Free Access Over 300 Medical Journals

As cliche as it might sound, for researchers, nothing is better than free access to research papers especially those papers cover a variety of topics. We have blogged about Free Top Medical Articles across 34 specialties in 2013. Now that we have more things to share, we compiled a list of sample issues from over […]

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Exercise May Reduce Heart Disease Risk in Liver Transplant Recipients

New research reveals that metabolic syndrome—risk factors that can lead to heart disease and/or stroke—is common in liver transplant recipients, with rates highest at one year following the procedure. Findings published in Liver Transplantation, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, indicate that exercise […]

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Obese Kidney Failure Patients Receive Survival Benefit from Transplantation

Most obese individuals with kidney failure can prolong their lives by receiving a kidney transplant, although this survival benefit is lower in severely obese individuals. That’s the conclusion of a new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation. The findings will hopefully decrease differences in access to transplantation for obese patients. Obesity is increasing […]

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