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First human clone is near

.... Dr. Panayiotis Zavos, who along with his Italian colleague Dr. Severino Antinori has triggered worldwide alarm with plans to create tailor-made offspring. Countries like France and Germany have appealed to the United Nations to get human cloning banned in an international treaty.// The team has been banned ...

Surgery-Rigged pulley helps patients

... bone-grafting, who pioneered the technique with a colleague at Chicago's Rush Craniofacial Center. About 3,000 children a year are born with severe craniofacial defects such as Apert's syndrome, which struck Alyssa, and similar disorders. Their bones fuse together abnormally so the head and face can't grow, ...

A sexy cure for cold

...Dr Carl Charnetski, of Wilkes University , and his colleague Frank Brennan investigated the effect that sex had on IgA levels. They asked 98 Wilkes undergraduates, aged 16 to 23, how frequently they had had sex over the previous month. They also measured levels of IgA in the volunteers' saliva. Tthe results ...

Liver key to extending life

... size," he said. However Professor Le Couteur and colleague Allan McLean of the National Ageing Research Institute in Melbourne have discovered that as the liver ages, its blood vessels also change. The blood vessels in a healthy liver have tiny holes in their walls to allow blood going from the gut into the ...

Acrolein may be the key to halting spinal cord damage

...t at Purdue’s Center for Paralysis Research. "My colleague Richard Borgens and I have already had our hands in developing PEG, a substance that coats damaged spinal cells so that their membranes can heal and also oscillating field stimulator implants that encourage the tissue to regenerate," Shi said. "We ar...

Innovative yeast genome may handle Cancer Clues

...McVie said in a statement. Nurse and his British colleague Tim Hunt and American Leland Hartwell, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, shared the 2001 Nobel Prize for Medicine for identifying essential components that control how cells replicate. Nurse studied fission yeast cells in hi...

Drug used to treat hypertension effective in countering Migraines

...he Norwegian team decided to study Atacand after a colleague in their department noticed his migraines disappeared when he started taking the drug lisinopril for his high blood pressure. The researchers reasoned that if the anti-migraine effect was linked to the lisinopril, which reduces the amount of angioten...

Protein acts as "Master Switch" that cuts off cells' Cancer-Growth machinery

... the protein also shut off the Cox-2 gene. Anant's colleague Brian K. Dieckgraefe (pronounced de-GRAF) said that this might be an important therapeutic advance and might lead to a considerable amount of new research into a pathway that may have dramatic anticancer effects....

Nobel For Ulcer-Defying Aussie Scientists

... bacteria swallowing has proved very useful as his colleague Robin Warren and he were chosen as the Nobel laureates for Medicine in the current year. "I didn't think about it very much and probably I wouldn't have done it if I had really thought it through," Marshall wryly recalled. The Australian scientists w...

Breast milk promotes cavity formation in babies

...the University of Rochester // in New York and her colleague Dr. William H. Bowen used rats to demonstrate that breast milk had a potential to cause tooth decay faster than cow's milk. Baby mice did develop cavities and dental erosion when they were fed sweet liquids like soda and honey-sweetened water. Human ...

Stem Cell Pioneer Is A Fraud, Claims Colleague

...ts that were published in the journal Science, his colleague Roh Sung-il has alleged.// Roh says that the stem cell lines used in the research paper analysis were taken from his stem cell lines since the original ones cloned by Hwang were destroyed by a virus. “Without any cloned stem cells, he presented stem ...

Scientist Calls Upon Media To Retract His Work

...e faked his stem-cell research - charges made by a colleague and one of the study's co-authors, Roh Sung Il. Hwang and his team at Seoul National University reported last year that they had become the first scientists to clone a human embryo. This year, they reported the first cloned dog and, in the researc...

Sexual Harassment A Cause Of Deteriorating Health Among Female Flight Attendants.

...aid that they have been sexually harassed by their colleague or superior, 12% experienced this in the past 1 year. More than one third of these incidents were very brutal. Poor health could also be attributed to low job satisfaction and strain between the couple regarding their child. In conclusion this re...

Drug Database Goes On Air

...y of Pharmaceutical Sciences, along with his other colleague from the departments of Computing Science and Biological Sciences. All this provides the latest information on the molecular and chemical aspects of the drugs and its effect on the human body. He initially created a database, which was very intera...

Norwegian Cancer Expert Faked Patient Data

...n the given sample of 968 had the same birthday. A colleague had raised questions about the veracity of the given data and when Sudbo was confronted this week, he admitted to faking the important data. The hospital also said that they would be reviewing the case and a panel would examine the reasons behind Dr ...

Coffee lovers: Here is news to cheer, Coffee may lower diabetes

...esearchers of the study Dr. Rob M. van Dam and his colleague Dr Hu examined the association between coffee consumption and risk of type-2 diabetes. The study sample was a group of 88,259 women in the US enrolled in the long term Nurses Health Study. "More research needs to be done to clarify the link between...

Vitamin E: good, bad or ugly???

...or of molecular and cellular biochemistry, and his colleague David Cornwell, an emeritus professor of molecular and cellular biochemistry, both at Ohio State propose that this study might find the reasons why this happens. Comparison of the two most common forms of Vitamin E, corn and soybeans and olive oil, ...

Older Women Who Are Avid Watchers of the Tube Have Cognitive Difficulties

...bilities and other cognitive skills. Fogel and his colleague looked for patterns linking cognition abilities and the women's favorite TV shows. Their findings appear in the Southern Medical Journal. It was very surprising to know that women who watched talk shows were 7.3 times more likely to have long-term ...

New Test to Predict Birth Date

...congress in Perth tomorrow. Along with Canadian colleague Stephen Lye, Dr Pennel found that up to 100 genes from a sample of 20,000 could forecast the birth date with an accuracy of about 90%. Although the development of a test was still at it infant stages, it would definitely have implications for many wo...

Murdered Nurse Was Having IVF Treatment

According to a friend who was a colleague of the murdered nurse, Cheryl Moss said that she was having IVF treatment before she was tragically killed. //When speaking to the press outside the St George's Hospital in Hornchurch, Essex. Carly Waite worked with Cheryl on the Canvey ward. She ...

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