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Shapely sperm-a valuable indicator of fertility

... man's fertility, that rewrites the standards for analyzing semen samples. According to Dr. Dav Guzhik, chairman of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Cleavland, every treatment for infertility depends upon first establishing what's normal and abnormal. The World Health Organization's widely used ...

Baby Talk Better Than Adult Speech

...time they spoke the words to their babies. After analyzing hundreds of spoken words, the computer was easily able to tell the baby-talk sounds apart. However, it could not distinguish the difference in adult vowel sounds. The researchers claim that this is an indication that babies probably understand baby t...

Breast cancer risk seen in twins

...Peto, a scientist for Cancer Research UK, has been analyzing data from US female twins. These were identical and non-identical twins where one twin already had breast cancer.// The twins without cancer were then followed up for several years to see who developed the disease. One third of the identical twins ...

Advanced STD programs required

...5, and it had to be methodologically sound. After analyzing the 30 studies, a number of conclusions were reached. For one, they determined that few studies are conducted on men alone and few target the general population. Instead, most studies tend to be targeted to specific groups and most are done in the Un...

Surprising Cystic Fibrosis Finding That Could Be A Helpful Treatment Option

...is coughed up when someone has a deep cough. After analyzing the sputum, researchers found the CF patients had less than the healthy participants. Researchers say the substance that clogs the lungs of CF patients is actually pus. They suspect the airways in CF patients are chronically infected and fill up with...

Taking Vitamin Supplements With Caution

...ss thought to play a part in heart disease. After analyzing previous studies on the topic, researchers could not find enough evidence in the studies to recommend taking vitamin supplements to treat or prevent heart attacks or strokes. Instead, researchers suggest eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables as...

Analyzing The Risk Factors For Diabetic Neuropathy

...l patients were followed for about seven years. On analyzing the data 276 patients, or about 23 percent, developed neuropathy. While incidence of the condition was related to blood sugar control and diabetes duration, researchers also found a greater neuropathy risk among those with the risk factors previousl...

A New Evaluation Tool That Could Predict Death Risk in Heart Patients

...art failure patients to develop a risk model after analyzing 33,046 hospitalizations. The overall mortality risk for patients hospitalized with acute heart failure was about 4 percent. The model determined mortality risk levels starting from low risk at about 2 percent up to nearly 22 percent for patients at t...

Decisions On End-of-Life Treatment Found To Vary From Country To Country

...ent and if so, what kind of treatment was it? On analyzing the results of the questionnaire it was found that decisions not to treat were reported for 41 percent of deaths in Switzerland, 30 percent in the Netherlands, 27 percent in Belgium, 23 percent in Denmark, 22 percent in Sweden, and 6 percent in Italy...

Predicting The Risk Of Breast Cancer In The Future

After analyzing nearly 30 years worth of data on breast cancer patients , researchers say they find that women with more advanced stages of disease at diagnosis and those who are diagnosed at a younger age,// even with less advanced stages, are the most likely to di...

Predicting Breast Cancer Recurrence By Understanding Gene Signature

...that spread to another part of their body. Through analyzing 115 of the tumors, researchers identified a 76-gene signature that could predict cancer relapse. The gene signature was tested on 171 lymph-node-negative patients in the study and it predicted (with a 93-percent sensitivity) which patients would have...

Scientists Developed Map For Brain Molecular Communities

... interpret information they receive. Building and analyzing such networks in computers said the researchers, is the first major step in creating a virtual cell that can be used to identify drug targets and predict side effects of drugs. Like a social community or a sports team, a molecular community works tog...

Good news for those of you wanting to live longer

...found in humans, and researchers are interested in analyzing if long-lived people have above-average levels in their blood. The hormone has a drawback, however: It decreases fertility and increases susceptibility to diabetes. With our improved understanding about the molecular mechanisms behind ageing and wi...

Low Cost Tissue Culture Vaccine For Encephalitis

...e matter. The permission can be granted only after analyzing the safety and efficacy data supplied by the countries,’’ said Dr Anbumani Ramadoss, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare. According to the Health ministry, the CRI has increased the production of vaccine from 5 lakhs units to 10 lakhs this ye...

Genes responsible for cancer in women associated with increased cancer risk in men

... throat cancers. 139 families were investigated, analyzing the presence of 66 different mutations of the BRCA2 gene between them. The families were picked from a national register of families with breast and ovarian cancers in several relatives. The researchers avoided the known carriers of the gene and i...

Researchers Identify Sipa 1 Gene, Responsible For Cancer Metastasis

...ed base d on their known molecular function. After analyzing and discounting several of the genes, the authors found that Sipa1 had a polymorphism that results in an Alanine to threonine substitution in a protein-protein interaction domain known as a PDZ domain. Sipa1 is a mitogen inducidble gene that encode...

Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma Can Widely Infiltrate The Larynx

...best of their knowledge, this is the first article analyzing the histologic growth pattern of thyroid carcinoma invading the larynx on whole-organ slices. Medindia on Cancer: Cancer, in simple terms, occurs when cells divide in an uncontrolled manner for no apparent reason. In time, they form a mass of e...

FDA Warns Against Birth-Control Patch

...eased to attorneys show that Ortho McNeil has been analyzing the FDA's death and injury reports, creating its own charts that document a higher rate of blood clots and deaths in association with the patch than with the pill. Hormone levels in women on the pill are highest one or two hours after taking it. Twe...

Psychosocial Disability Varies In Accordance With Bipolar Symptom Changes

...g is normal. The findings reveal the advantages of analyzing BP-I and BP-II separately....

Colon Cancer Patients Not Receiving Proper Treatment

... The researchers arrived at this conclusion after analyzing the data of 86,000 patients at 560 U.S. hospitals. They also found that the percentage of patients who received surgery and chemotherapy increased from 39 percent in 1991 to 64 percent in 2002....

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