Tag: "boy" at medical news
Infant receives first bloodless liver transplant
...ted by their religion to receive transfusions. The boy
received 20% of his mother’s liver during the transplantation on February 7th at the children’s hospital in Los Angeles. To avoid complications during the surgery doctors recycled the blood lost from the infant’s body back to his circulation. Also t...
New standards for Human Research Safety
... in a French study, which found a cure for "bubble boy
disease". Bubble boy
disease - an immune disorder formally called severe combined immunodeficiency, or SCID - is the only...
Baby with white blood!
...laints of blood in stool. On detection the baby, a boy
child, was found to have lipemic blood. Doctors said that this condition could be either due to// ‘familial lipase deficiency syndrome’ or ‘familial apolypoprotein C-2’. However, clinical tests conducted have shown that the reason was more likely to ...
Genetic differences found between Male and Female brains
...octors cannot even tell parents whether they had a boy
or a girl. Doctors say this may also help explain the origin of homosexuality in the future....
Effect of estrogen on behavior difference between sexes
...y males behave in an unfeminine// way from being a boy
to being a grown man. Laboratory testing of mice showed that an estrogen receptor in the hypothalamus is responsible of defeminization or removal of feminine traits from man. This starts acting even before the birth of the individual. This process ...
Sleeping Boy Does A Rip Van Winkle
A nine-year-old boy
in a West Bengal town is said to be in slumber for... East Midnapore district was an active and playful boy
of eight until 11 months ago when he suddenly started falling asleep. The meritorious boy, who used...
Poisoning by fruits similar to blackberries
...e French Catalonia.A previously healthy 8-year-old boy
ingested an unknown quantity of black berries from a plant growing wild in the region around Perpignan, France. One half hour after ingesting the fruit, the child began to vomit dark material and presented a drunken-like state. The child was taken to...
Birds Flu Scare Reaches Germany
The discovery by a young boy
of 22 dead geese at a pond in western Germany has raised fears that avian flu// may have already found its way into the country, though officials are urging the public to remain calm. Firemen from the town of Neuwied wore biological protection suit...
Three Sisters Have One Baby and Make History
...ree sisters// have come together to produce a baby boy
after one of them was left infertile after she had chemotherapy for cervical cancer. Recently an environmental assistant from Woolwich in southeast London was declared infertile and her twin sister offered her ovum ( or egg) and their eldest sister...
Global Hospitals coming to city of Joy
...l had recently hit the headlines after a Pakistani boy
underwent a heart transplant at the hospital. The Group’s decision is seen as a major achievement for the State Government, as Dr Ravindranath had earlier decided to set up the hospital in Mumbai, but repeated representations by Bengal Chamber of ...
Anonymous Sperm Donor Traced On Internet
...e not thought of when it started//. A 15-year-old boy
who was born to an unknown father using a donor sp...records and some ingenious Internet searches. The boy
tracked down his father from his Y chromosome, which is passed from father to son unchanged. The ge...
Palmist Claims to Diagnose Ailments Looking At Your Palm
... politicians, film stars and even doctors. "As a boy
I felt palmistry was nothing but fraud. But before calling it a bluff, I decided to study it," Mohanan told IANS. "For 10 years I was a student of the famous palmist Velayudhan Nair who hails from Thiruvananthapuram. After a decade of learning the a...
Dead Palestinian Boy Saves Lives Of Six Others
...irl; and his kidneys were given to a five-year-old boy
and a four-year-old girl. The transplant surgerie...splants available. When the doctor told me that my boy
was clinically dead, I remembered my brother." "I don't mind seeing the organs in an Israeli or a P...
Human Bird Flu Cases Total 130: WHO
...tributed to avian influenza. A 9-year-old Chinese boy
recovered from his infection; a 24-year-old woman, a poultry worker, died. The WHO also has confirmed reports of two more human deaths from the Ministry of Health in Indonesia. Like many of the victims of H5N1 so far, they were young – a 16-year-ol...
AIDS More Prevalent Among Teenage Girls In The US
... girls. For example, is not uncommon for a teenage boy
to have several girlfriends. It is only considered very normal. But what is less understood is that one young male who has multiple sex partners can infect several females. Furthermore, teenage girls tend to date with older men. This increases the ...
Bird Flu Infection Of Chinese Girl Prompts Fear Of Spread Across Asia
...case of the deadly disease, involving a 9 year-old boy
in the southern Hunan province was reported previously. He is said to be recovering from the illness. The country, which has been witnessing more than 30 outbreaks of bird flu this year alone, has been rendered a helping hand by Beijing that has ex...
Bird flu claims 70th Victim in Asia
...rus infection has caused the death of a 5 year old boy
in Thailand which has raised the toll to 70 in Asia. The boy
is not found to be in direct contact with chickens, but the officials feel// that he would have cont...
Baby Lennox Gets Liver Transplant
Lennox Nicholson, a five-month-old baby boy
will undergo a liver transplant at the St James's ...ly way of saving his life. The parents of the baby boy
had appealed through the media for a donor. The death of George Best who went back to drinking after...
Indonesian boy with huge neck tumor was surgically removed
Lukas Wahangara, 12 year old boy
from Indonesia had a tumor measuring about 7.87 inches diameter and weighed 4.41 lb and the tumor made up around 10% of his body weight.// The tumor was successfully operated by the Surgeons in Singapore at Mount Elizabeth Hospital involving differen...
Liver Transplant Surgery Conducted In Bangalore
... The transplant surgeon Sanjay Govil said that the boy
who was born with itching and jaundice was now nea...e operation was conducted in October 2005, and the boy
is reported to be recovering rapidly. ...
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