Tag: "assisted" at medical news
Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women
Complementary therapies in assisted
reproduction may diminish the effectiveness of medical treatment for infertility in women, was found by a scientist in 23rd annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology in Lyon, France. Dr. Jacky Boivin, from the ...
Womens Mood Plays a Key Role in Infertility Treatment
...ided to see whether this was equally applicable in assisted
reproduction. The team asked 129 female infertility patients to undertake a standardised questionnaire, the Profile of Mood States (POMS), one month before hospital UVF treatment. POMS measures such transient moods as anxiety, depression, anger a...
Hip and Knee Replacements Becoming More Patient-friendly
...r navigation and imaging, coupled with robotically assisted
technology for advanced joint replacement surgery and hip resurfacing enable us to provide high end care to our patients. We have initiated several focused programs that would benefit patients suffering from joint problems, such as conscientiously wo...
Robot Hosts South Korean Wedding
... creators claimed as a world first. Tiro the robot assisted
at the wedding of Seok Gyeong-Jae, one of the engineers who designed it, and his bride at Daejeon, 130 kilometres (78 miles) south of Seoul. "This is Tiro, master of ceremonies for today's wedding," the robot -- featuring a cone-shaped body, two a...
Twin Brother may Reduce Sister's Fertility by 25 Percent
...ulation was chosen because advanced healthcare and assisted
conception treatments like IVF could have skewed fertility data on modern Western societies. It was observed that of 754 twins, females with a twin brother were 25 per cent less likely to have children than females with a twin sister. The researche...
Moon, Venus Pair Up, Play Hide-and-seek
...pectacle. Experts of the Nehru Planetarium here, assisted
by over a dozen amateur astronomers, explained the planetary movement to those gathered at Jantar Mantar, the 18th century astronomical observatory in the heart of the capital. 'Though the lunar occultation is not a rarest of the rare event yet it'...
Preimplanted Genetic Screening Should Be Interpreted With Caution
...isions about the value of switching to a different assisted
reproduction technique, for example egg donation....
Heart Care for Disadvantaged Children With American Help
...ee months," Rajkumar said. The programme will be assisted
by Missouri University hospital doctors and will a...also Russo's student), will conduct the operations assisted
by specialist teams from their respective countries. "I am proud American institutions are contrib...
Pride, Even the Hubristic Kind, Allows Us to Survive
...ists advocated that both types of pride could have assisted
our ancestors. In this manner, pride would be similar to the supposed basic emotions, such as fear, sadness and anger, which are said to have evolved as means of survival. For instance, an onslaught of fearful emotions could keep a person protected f...
Indian-born Australian Scientist Wins Award for Stem Cell Research
...cientist Award for facilitating the development of assisted
reproductive technologies given by the Indian National Science Academy," Sidhu says. "My study looked at molecules present on the surface of egg and sperm to prevent fertilisation." He migrated to Sydney in 1995. "I joined Macquarie University as ...
IVF Tourism Marred by Ethical Differences in EU
... Paul Devroey, of Brussels Free University. Many assisted
reproduction techniques that are considered to be ...zed. The human right to reproduction and access to assisted
reproductive technology \ for infertile couples should be preserved in similar legislation throughou...
First Ultrasound Thrombolysis in U.S. Performed at Emory University Hospital
...al care. According to Dr. Chamsuddin, ultrasound assisted
thrombolysis incorporates use of a tiny catheter t...ons which slowly dissolve the clots. "Ultrasound assisted
thrombolysis uses a catheter that houses an ultrasound wire which causes fragmentation of the clot, ...
Use of MRI and MRS With New Surgical Technique Proves Helpful
...ate and assist in surgical planning of robotically assisted
laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALRP), according to a recent study conducted by researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles. 'RALRP is an increasingly prevalent surgical approach which unlike a traditional, open radical prostatec...
Robotic Surgery May Improve Survival Rate For Prostate Cancer Patients
...son University Hospital with either LRP or robotic assisted
laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP) from March 2000 ...ts underwent LRP and 50 patients underwent robotic assisted
laparoscopic prostatectomy. The overall positive surgical margin rate for patients who had LRP was...
Another Statewide Organization Joins the Fight Against Assisted Suicide
...ities (CAIC) has recently joined the fight against assisted
suicide and Assembly Bill 374. They join the major... disability rights organizations already opposing assisted
suicide. CAIC is an advocacy group that works on behalf of groups with developmental and other disab...
... people in the US received laser and energy device assisted
cellulite reduction procedures, and by 2011 that number will more than double. While most aesthetic laser procedures require some level of physician supervision or intervention, a number of noninvasive cellulite reduction devices will gain over the...
China Admits Fake Blood Protein Used in Drips
...aking the false albumin were making a 300% profit, assisted
by shortages of the genuine product. The administration said its investigations had "effectively cleaned up the market". China has launched a nationwide clampdown on counterfeit products after a series of scandals. In one of the worst cases 13 babi...
Scientists Explore ‘muscle’ in a New Drug to Assuage Muscular Dystrophy Symptos
...ing Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. In mice, the drug assisted
in superseding the mutation in the dystrophin gene, which obstructs the production of the protein. Expressing optimism over the potential of the new drug, lead researcher Dr H Lee Sweeney said, "This new class of treatment has the potential to hel...
Head and Neck Cancer Vaccine Targets Proteins to Create Immune Response
...ler T cells directly destroy tumor cells, they are assisted
by helper T cells that secrete small proteins called cytokines to regulate or "help" the immune response. Given that the proof of principle for the vaccine has been determined, a phase I clinical trial of the vaccine has begun at the University of...
India Should Take the Lead in Stem Cell Research, Expert
...amounts. We have all the technology and we will be assisted
by international universities," said Rajkumar. He also claimed the process of stem cell harvesting adopted by his hospital would be different from what was being used elsewhere. The hospital would consider making available the technology to othe...
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