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Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

...gs were recovered from unstimulated ovaries and in addition were fertilised after they had been frozen and then thawed, and not before. "Until now, it was not known whether oocytes (human eggs) collected from unstimulated ovaries, matured in vitro and then vitrified could survive thawing, be fertilised succ...

Pure Pomegranate Juice Helps Reverse Erectile Dysfunction Function

...king pomegranate juice daily could be an important addition to the diet in the management of this condition,' said study co-author Harin Padma-Nathan, MD, FACS, FRCS, Clinical Professor of Urology at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. The study is published in the International ...

Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming

...reasing salinity until some dried up completely.In addition to the ponds, the researchers also reported a drying of nearby wetlands. "The ecological ramifications of these changes ... will cascade throughout the Arctic ecosystem. ... Lower water levels will have many indirect environmental effects, such as f...

Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients

...These different results may be associated with the addition of gemcitabine with Tarceva, or the lower dose of Tarceva in this study, but we just don't know," he said. Wacker points out that lack of a rash doesn't necessarily mean that patients will not benefit from Tarceva. "A small percentage of patients w...

Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet

... allowing the plane greater fuel efficiency. "In addition to bringing big-jet ranges to mid-size airplanes, the 787 will provide airlines with unmatched fuel efficiency, resulting in exceptional environmental performance," Boeing has said. "The airplane will use 20 percent less fuel for comparable missions ...

Chronic Insomnia can Lead to Anxiety Disorders and Depression

...ly that individuals reporting chronic insomnia, in addition to receiving adequate treatment for their sleep disturbance, should be carefully examined for the presence of anxiety disorder as well as depression," Neckelmann added. The researchers suggested that many mental disorders could be detected earlier ...

Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure

...ow amounts of polyphenol-rich dark chocolate as an addition to a healthy diet." The researchers stressed that asking people to eat a couple of chunks of chocolate a day was far easier than encouraging "complex behavioral changes" to help them reduce their blood pressure. But over indulgence in chocolate i...

A New Therapy to Protect Cancer Patients Against Infertility

...preserving eggs, embryos, or ovarian tissue. In addition to raising awareness among the medical profession, more support is needed for research in this important area....

Sleep Disorder Leads to Road Accidents

In addition to direct costs, sleep disorders are also costing the nation a lot of money indirectly, through road accidents and accidents at work, Dr Kerr said . Griffith University has been working with Queensland Health and the University of Southern Queensland...

Novel Light Weight Polymers Made Up of Carbon Nanotubes

...ical conductivity by 10 orders of magnitude. The addition of carbon nanotubes also increased the materials thermal conductivity, improving its capacity to dissipate heat. Metal is not only heavy; it corrodes easily, Gupta said. And plastic insulators are lightweight, stable and cheaper to produce, but can...

Genaera Discontinues Lomucin in Cystic Fibrosis Studies

...to test safety and PK. We believe this program, in addition to anti-IL-9, will generate significant additional interest in the Company in the near future as additional data becomes available." As a result of the joint decision to terminate the LOMUCIN study, the CFFT has agreed to final financial details of...

Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids

...ceive a refund of the monthly membership fee. In addition to offering smaller portions, about 20 restaurants in the town began including low-fat items on their menus. School lunches also became healthier through subtle changes that didn't drastically alter taste. The cafeteria started serving hamburgers ...

Signalife Recorder Transmits Heart Rate Data From Champ Car Driver in Real-Time

...-24, 2007, during the Grand Prix of Cleveland. In addition to real-time heart rate transmission, the Signalif... see how it develops even further this season." In addition to safety, the Champ Car drivers benefit from the recorded ECG data as they can better tailor physic...

Deficiency of Vitamin D Levels may Be Common in Healthy Kids

...ess, defective bone mineralization and rickets. In addition to musculoskeletal effects, vitamin D is important for immune function, and low blood levels of the vitamin may contribute to diseases such as hypertension, cancer, multiple sclerosis and type 1 diabetes. Decreased blood levels of vitamin D have also...

Afro- American Women Have More Aggressive Breast Cancer

... p53, a tumour suppressor gene, to be abnormal, in addition to these 'triple negative' features in the African American tumours, making them more aggressive and more likely to metastasize," Dr. Morris says. "These are preliminary data that enable us to plan how we want to pursue further gene studies." The t...

Pharmacogenomic Market Gaining Greater Acceptance Across Europe

...of expensive therapies and invasive procedures, in addition to reducing bed occupancy and burden on the healthcare system. In Europe, age-related diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer's disease, stroke and heart failure represent the highest cost burden to the healthcare systems. New analysis from Frost & Sulli...

Eyeglass Guide Launched That Aids in Choosing the Right Eyewear

...as a way to enhance and protect their vision. In addition to the Web site, the public will have access to a hard copy of the guide through inserts in leading national health, home, active lifestyle and general interest publications. Through this effort, the guide will reach more than 45 million readers....

A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government

... there will be some dire economic consequences. In addition to economic consequences, scientists also warn that oil deficits could trigger a global recession, lead to food shortages and incite conflict between nations the United States and China in particular over dwindling oil supplies....

Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial

...d paradoxically enhance cancer development. The addition of substantial quantities of folic acid into the foodstream may have facilitated the transformation of benign growths into cancers, or small cancers into larger ones, he says. Second, the fact that a synthetic form of folate is used for fortification...

Smokers may Develop Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

...p the disease, suggesting that genetic factors, in addition to environmental exposure (in this case cigarette smoking), play a role. This finding may help us to understand why some smokers develop COPD and improve our understanding of how the disease develops, said Ohar. It shows us that its likely the gene...

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