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Human Genome Project Achieves Technological Triumph

...etters that make up the recipe of human life. This breakthrough is expected to revolutionize the practice of medicine by paving the way for new drugs and medical therapies.Specific sequences of DNA characters form the genes and this makes us what we are and determines our susceptibility to illnesses like cancer ...

Endangered species may be successfully cloned in another animal's womb

...ndangered animal species of the world. In a major breakthrough a Massachusetts scientists who engineered the feat has managed to clone cells from an endangered animal (Asian Gaur) and successfully impregnated an Iowa cow with the clone. The scientific journal Cloning has reported in its upcoming edition that ...

Sperm washing helps couples – Breakthrough in focu

... Through this breakthrough procedure it is possible for couples to have a child without going through the traumatic possibility of contracting the dreaded virus. However the project is still being fine-tuned to make it fool proof. It is suggested that sperm washing should only...

Crowning glory of 2000!!! Cracking of the genetic code is top of tops

...d by many as the holy grail of biology. This new breakthrough will open new avenues in the diagnosis and treatme...atment option for atrial stenosis is another major breakthrough of 2000.Other topics of interest are the use of stem cells to treat myocardial tissue damage. In sh...

Now umbilical cord helps in stroke treatment.

... the damaged brain cells is still unclear but this breakthrough is sure to change the treatment of stroke victims in a big way....

New drug helps boost cancer treatment

... Kettering Cancer Center, New York have achieved a breakthrough of sorts in cancer treatment, by designing a new drug, which attaches itself to a key position on cancer cells and gives new potency to failing chemotherapy drugs thereby extending survival of advanced colorectal cancer patients. IMC-C225, the new d...

TELITHROMYCIN - the proven effective new drug for cap

...with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). This is a breakthrough in the field of anti microbials as pneumococcal resistance is on the rage.Dr. Thomas M. File, Jr., of Northeastern Ohio University of Medicine, Rootstown, commented that, "Currently clinicians who perceive their patients to be at risk for infection w...

Nobel laureates in chemistry

...talytic asymmetric hydrogenation was feasible. The breakthrough came in 1968 when William S. Knowles was working at the Monsanto Company, St. Louis, USA. He discovered that it was possible to use a transition metal to produce a chiral catalyst that could transfer chirality to a non-chiral substrate and get a chir...

Low-radiation treatment for brain tumours

...s believe that this new method could prove to be a breakthrough in the treatment of medulloblastoma. ...

New Drug, Pleconaril speeds recovery from common cold

...eds recovery from the common cold -- a significant breakthrough for scientists who have been in pursuit of a cure for decades. The new drug, Pleconaril -- which is still months away from drugstores -- eases cold symptoms within a day and makes a runny nose completely clear up a day sooner than usual. Unlike man...

FDA approves drug for rare liver disease

...e called hereditary tyrosinemia. "This is a real breakthrough drug," said Dr. Marlene Haffner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. She said scientists once referred to the drug as "Lazarene, because these kids were so sick and then they were well." For babies who are diagnosed, the only treatment is a sp...

A treatment for Osteoporosis

...g fosamax (Bifosa) was initially lauded as a major breakthrough for women with osteoporosis. But doctors discovered that patients often stopped their// prescription because of the drug's rigid dosing instructions: It was supposed to be taken upon waking 30 minutes before eating, and downed with plenty of water. T...

Epilepsy can be predicted

...id the research represented a potentially exciting breakthrough which may have implications for the future treatment of seizures....

Breakthrough in eye treatment

... at Mt. Sinai Medical Center, felt that this was a breakthrough - because it was a non-laser treatment for people who were far-sighted. //Conductive Kerato-plasty, or “CK”, is the first minimally invasive procedure for far-sightedness. And unlike laser treatments, there’s no need to cut into the eye. Instead, CK...

Unborn babies respond to light

In a breakthrough discovery, American researchers have found some of the first concrete evidence that babies do respond to stimuli in the womb. There have always been theories that unborn babies will respond to regimens such as 'hothousing',// where the baby is read t...

Biosensor chip to help drug development

... called a Neuro-Chip, which researchers claim is a breakthrough technology that will help scientific researchers to gain new insights into the biologic function of neurons, nerve tissue and organic neural networks. Infineon's Neuro-Chip is based on a standard complementary// metal oxide semiconductor technology e...

WHO lifts HongKong advisory

...Kong and China's Guangdong province, as a possible breakthrough in the origin of the virus emerged. It is believed the epidemic originated in Guangdong, and officials praised national health authorities for controlling the outbreak in those areas. Hong Kong Chief Executive Tung Chee-Hwa welcomed the lifting of th...

New heart-healthy corn due in stores by 2007

...rket shelves in the world within four years. The breakthrough after 10 years of research could lead plant breeders to develop other healthy varieties such as popcorn and yellow sweet corn. Scientists bred corn with Eastern gama grass, a purple or orange-bloomed plant, and came up with a corn high in oleic fat...

Bone Marrow Cells Help Heart Attack Patients

... presented their study, which was a follow-up to a breakthrough trial that took place in 2001. Results from that trial showed a patient treated with stem cells made from his own bone marrow had improved heart function. In the current study, researchers from Germany examined 40 heart attack patients who were trea...

Another Cause of Thyroid Cancer Discovered

...and they add that their findings represent a major breakthrough in the knowledge of genetic events involved in the cause of papillary thyroid tumors....

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