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Human Genome Project Achieves Technological Triumph

...hase, they put those letters in the correct order, allowing them to "read" each gene. "Mapping the human genome has been compared with putting a man on the moon, but I believe it is more than that," said Dr. Michael Dexter, the director of the Wellcome Trust, which funded the British part of the Human Genome ...

Brain death – How to cope with it

...without medical assistance. "It is possible that allowing relatives to be present may help them to understand the diagnosis and assist the grieving process," Bonner said. "These are not people with brain damage, these are people with total brain death. It is completely different to people in a persistent ...

Good sleep enhances task performance

...d patients by circumventing these complications by allowing recovery sleep by Harvard Medical school researches. Subjects who were sleep deprived on the first day showed no improvement in task performance but those who were allowed to sleep showed a substantial improvement. This type of sleep is required for ...

Arthroscopy for Ankles

...pe projects an enlarged image on a monitor screen, allowing the surgeon to see inside the joint to diagnose and treat problems. Arthroscopy has been used for about 25 years and was first used for knees, says Dr. John J Stienstra, an orthopedic surgeon at the Permanente Medical Group in Union City, Californi...

Early detection of heart attack

...who are not suffering from a heart attack. Thereby allowing ealry discharge of these patients and also allowing beds and resources to be devoted to those who have had a heart attack....

Cannabis for pain

...orted improvements ranging from 'life-changing' to allowing them to get a good night's sleep. One subject had returned to work; others had started driving, gardening and caring for children again....

First Artificial Heart patient has Major setback

...clot, probably not much larger than a pinhead, and allowing it to move to the brain....

Artificial lenses- Boon to cataract patients

...e muscles in the eye relax, the overlap increases, allowing patients to focus on closer objects.Millions of pe...he degree of overlap between the lenses increases, allowing the eye to focus on closer objects.When the muscles contract, pulling on the rim of the implant, the...

Heart Surgery Is Getting Safer for the Old

...ke of keeping people alive," Rosengart said. "It's allowing them to have a meaningful existence." Among the 45 patients available for follow-up interviews, 71% reported major improvements in functioning, such as reductions in shortness of breath. All of the patients and family members contacted said they wou...

A question on study of Adult Stem Cell

...in tissue for people whose own organs are damaged, allowing the body to repair itself. Realization of such potential is many years down the road, if ever, scientists cautioned. "There are those who have been expecting a 'quick fix' with stem cells, and these folks will indeed get somewhat of a reality check f...

Prefiguring Alzheimer's disease

... Alzheimer's disease. The finding may be useful in allowing doctors to prescribe drugs that hold back dementia before it develops fully. But the researchers stress that not all cases of mild cognitive impairment will turn into full-blown dementia. It may, in some cases, be a condition in its own right. But it...

FDA may speed review of new drugs

... go to improved safety monitoring of new drugs// - allowing the FDA to eventually double its number of staffers who oversee the risks of newly sold therapies. But drug safety advocates say some of the proposal is worrisome. In wake of a dozen drugs pulled off the market because of dangers in recent yea...

Alternative to blood Transfusions

...maller and more mobile than blood cells, therefore allowing the HBOC-201 molecules to effectively distribute oxygen throughout the body. The study, conducted by Jonathan S. Jahr, M.D., director of clinical research at the University of California, Los Angeles, compared 300 surgery patients who received HBOC-...

Genetic mutation to the 'fountain of youth' discovered

..., and perhaps that may accelerate its replication, allowing the individual to replace damaged molecules faster....

Hope for First New Melanoma Treatment in Decades

...ncerous cells gain the ability to switch off PTEN, allowing the dysfunctional cells to survive and thrive. Accumulation of multiple changes like this in melanoma cells results in the development of a faster growing and more aggressive tumor. A technique called chromosome transfer technology was used to trans...

Breast cancer ignorance revealed

... facts which doctors say could save their lives by allowing them to seek treatment early.// One in five women over 50 do not check their breasts for changes from time to time, and the same percentage fail to attend breast screening. It is hoped the survey, commissioned by charity Breast Cancer Care, will ...

Senate assures ban on smoking

...rough last night. "Modernizing the marketplace by allowing Sunday sales will bring consumers more convenience and the state more tax revenue," said David Wojnar of the Washington-based Distilled Spirits Council, which lobbied heavily for the measure. In other action, legislative leaders delayed action on a ...

New Hope for Kidney Failure

...ps of mice developed normal kidney functions, thus allowing the researchers to study how the high levels of HGF and PTHrP would affect kidney recovery after blood flow to the kidney was temporarily interrupted. Scientists found the mice that had not been genetically modified had their kidney functions sharpl...

Hope for Patients With Kidney Failure

...ps of mice developed normal kidney functions, thus allowing the researchers to study how the high levels of HGF and PTHrP would affect kidney recovery after blood flow to the kidney was temporarily interrupted. Scientists found the mice that had not been genetically modified had their kidney functions sharp...

Weight Loss Supplements Questioned

...lock starch, carbohydrates and fat calories, while allowing consumers to lose weight without making any lifestyle changes. Researchers say these products give hope to people who are attempting to lose weight. False and misleading claims have significant health consequences to individuals that may be overwei...

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