24 MarBone marrow: The Asian American Donor Program is launching a new initiative.

Bone marrow: The Asian American Donor Program is launching a new initiative, the Hispanic more bone marrow / stem cell donors, this week,ca Media reports will register. In the last 19 years, the program has worked to expand the availability of potential bone marrow / stem cell donors in the Asian community, and has more recently targeted Hispanics. AADP holds roughly 300 bone marrow / stem cell drives annually nationwide (Avila, New America Media.

Leukemia. Officials announced the University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio they they start a new program to more children with leukemia in the Rio Grande Valley region of Texas and reach more Hispanic children enrollment in clinical trials, the Brownsville Herald reported. Hispanic children seem to have a somewhat higher risk than other children, have for developing the disease, according to Amelie Ramirez, director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health Science Center. The University will use a $ 100,000 grant from the National Cancer Institute to hire a patient navigator to identify children in San Antonio who qualify to participate in clinical ,, Ramirez said (McEver, Brownsville Herald..Sean Brady and his colleagues state that a pressing demand for new drugs is to cope with germs in that rid of of the most powerful traditional antibiotics. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections, for instance , are resistant well known known. MRSA true of at least 280,000 people in the U.S. Alone annual, and nearly 20,000 such patients dying. The typical way the discovery of new antibiotic involves identifying and growing emerging bacteria of land and another environmental samples in culture dishes laboratory. To the environment treasure trove is the greatest remaining potential resource for both new antibiotic. Researchers then analyzing see the bacteria, if are substances which are used as antibiotics, could kill But most of other microbes. But most of the in nature is not in nature in the laboratory grow.