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Posted 4 Jan 2018 by Drugs.com
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 – Stem cell transplants could offer new hope for people with a severe form of scleroderma – a debilitating and deadly condition that affects the immune system, a new study suggests. "Scleroderma hardens the skin and connective tissues and, in its severe form, leads to fatal organ failure, most often the lungs," said the study's lead author, Dr. Keith Sullivan. He is a ...