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Stem Cell Licensing Deal Positions Toronto as World Leader in Technology

...y to Stem Cell Authority Ltd. for family stem cell banking in the U.S. The licensing fees and annual minimum royalties will exceed $20-million (Cdn) over the next four years. The technology originated at the University of Toronto and has been offered to the public in Canada since March 2007 through a licensi...

Apple Launches IPhone; New Yorkers Line Up to Buy Gadget

...n Americans already own a cell phone, but Apple is banking that a handheld portable stereo that is also enabled for calls and e-mail will convince them to abandon their current phones and buy an iPod. The company recently marked the sale of its 100 millionth iPod personal music device, making it, in Apple'...

LondonMet Keen on Widening Research Collaborations With India

...se in financial regulation and laws, international banking laws, financial economics to Indian institutions," Bickerton added. As India is growing into an economic powerhouse, Indians need to enhance their research skills in the financial sector, the experts said. LondonMet has interacted with Indian bu...

Umbilical Cord Blood Banking of Negligible Value: Experts

...mercialisation but believe that private cord blood banking needs proper regulation," said Rao, who was recently in the capital. Source-IANS...

Parents Bank Kids' Umbilical Cord Blood

... family chip in almost $2,000 to start// privately banking a newborn's umbilical cord blood, just in case of ...nt begins setting up the first national cord-blood banking system, aiming to prevent some 12,000 deaths a year -- if public banks can compete with marketing-sa...

Stem Cell Banking Evokes Mixed Response

Cord blood banking initiative by Sir Richard Branson has received a mixed and varied response in Britain. While this was welcomed by the doctors and scientific community,// others opined that it may not be as beneficial as it sounds. The human blood extracted from pl...

RNIB Receives £25,000 to Help Blin

...he Blind (RNIB) received a £25,000 donation// from banking giant Barclays and the grant will help in launching the charity's Positive Steps programme, which provides motivational training for people preparing to enter employment. The course will be conducted for those who are over 17 years of age and will ...

Young Single Men More Likely To Bank Sperm

...er cent). The most common reasons given for not banking sperm were that they didn't want to have children,...on oncologists and medical oncologists offer sperm banking before therapy for testicular cancer. "However, our survey shows that sperm banking costs are rela...

Blood Transfusions Raise Heart Patients’ Infection and Death Ris

...s that patients should ask their doctors regarding banking their own blood if possible, when scheduled for a bypass operation or other kind of surgery. In addition, physicians are increasing their use of transfusion alternatives such as blood “expanders,” blood substitutes and blood-conserving procedures d...

Large Variations in Cost Has No Effect on Length of Stay or Mortality

...ent more on pharmacy, radiology, laboratory, blood banking and echocardiography. During the study, the respiratory system was the organ system most frequently associated with ICU admission, comprising 27 percent of the patients. Seventy-five percent of those in the ICU were transferred from the hospital’s em...

President Urges to Avoid Discrimination Against AIDS Patients

...ren, rural employment, nutrition, health services, banking credit, training and employment to all people with HIV/AIDS in their constituency. This will enable improvement of the quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS and make them feel that they are an integral part of society; Consider creation of a...

Banking (T)issues : cloning issue surfaces

...nicated to media that, the laws relating to tissue banking are not regularized and standardized. The federal rules and state rules steer away from each other in certain points.The study has revealed that the public have expressed a desire to be kept in picture, regarding how tissues taken from their bodies w...

Medical School Blog Gives Students “Dose of Reality

...logger. She was immersed in a career in investment banking when she realized her true passion lay in medicine. Krishnaswasmi says there is no simple way to describe what it’s like to be a medical student, and admits it’s hard to fathom how she will ever absorb all the information she needs to learn. “It’s ...

NHS Will Do Well to Curb Use Of Umbilical Cord Blood For Treatment of Cancers

should discourage commercial banking of umbilical cord blood. On the contrary, women sh.... For these reasons interest has been growing in banking cord blood as insurance against future disease, but this has worrying implications for NHS services ...

Doctor Dissuades Mothers from Umbilical Cord Banking

...cial companies which deal with personal cord blood banking services for a whopping fee of 2,784 pounds, which is not recommended by many organizations like the Royal College of Obstetricians, and Gynecologists (RCOG) who point out an obvious lack of scientific base and umpteen logistical anomalies that creep...

Unpopularity of Sperm Banks...

...about 15 per cent in the same age group. “ "Sperm banking is the best hope for cancer patients that may wish... to assist health care professionals promote sperm banking to their patients," says Dr. Chan. The study revealed that doctor-patient communication concerning...

India's First Stem Cell Transplant Center Launched in Chennai

LifeCell, a pioneer in stem cell banking and research in India, in collaboration with the U...nch emphasised. LifeCell's cord blood stem cell banking facility at Keelakotaiyur in Tamil Nadu has been set up at a cost of Rs.140 million. Source-IANS...

Scientists Put "Allergy-Friendly" Hotel Rooms to the Test

...that provide the allergy-friendly technologies are banking that scientific proof of the rooms' efficacy will appeal to the estimated 25 million Americans who suffer from allergies. "These companies are anxious to demonstrate and confirm the scientific basis for their techniques and so are we, so that they ...

First Cord Blood Bank in North India to be Opened in Gurgaon

...onal is a leader in the collection, processing and banking of umbilical cord blood stem cells. The project that starts its first facility at Gurgaon, near the capital, will complete the task in next two years, renowned cardiologist and Cryobanks India advisor Naresh Trehan told reporters Wednesday. "The ...

Bank of Stem Cells to Give Hope to Sick Children

...reat diseases such as leukemia. However cord blood banking has still not made its presence felt among a major...logists (RCOG), said:' We would like to see public banking strongly supported in the public interest for the hundreds of thousands of children who could benefi...

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