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Embryo Protection Law in Germany

...manys embryo protection law has had the unintended consequence of increasing the number of foetuses killed after fertility treatment. The German embryo protection law, passed in 1991, stipulates that no more than three embryos can be created per cycle of IVF and all three, regardless of their quality, must be...

NHSs Golden Handshake Shocks People

...rity has some tough questions to answer. This is a consequence of a botched re-organization, and entirely bureaucratic. It's a lot of cash when you consider that it could have been used for frontline services." Mr. Town had been working with the NHS for the past 35 years and he was eligible for early retiremen...

US Rejects More Food from India Than from Any Other Country

...ng bribes to approve untested medicine. China in consequence has prohibited its manufacturers from making toothpaste with diethylene glycol, a poisonous industrial solvent that had been found in countless toothpaste tubes sent to many countries around the world. Toothpaste usually contains glycerine, a safe pr...

Understanding HIV Interference With Infected Cell Division

... stops infected CD4+T cells from dividing and as a consequence compromises their immune function. In addition, by arresting cell division, Vpr helps HIV to harness the infected cells resources to enhance viral replication. The way Vpr exerts this effect is by interacting with cellular proteins that control ce...

C -reactive Protein is the Marker for Cardiovascular Disease

...temic inflammation is a constitutive component and consequence of OSA and that the presence of increased systemic inflammation, as dictated by hsCRP levels and potentially the levels of other inflammatory markers, will increase the probability for decreased neurocognitive function....

Right Foods Could Improve Drug Effectiveness, Lower Drug Costs

... conducting such a study of their own, testing the consequence of combining a drug with grapefruit juice, and have called for more such studies to be carried out....

Drink-drivers Not Influenced by Ads Unless It Affects Them Personally

... have to lead should they lose their licences as a consequence of drink-driving. Most young men dont think that accidents will happen to them. They need to know that their own lives could become very painful if they lose their licences, Gifford said....

Genome Annotation by Mutation

...controls genes. Diseases are known to occur as a consequence of deleting non-gene DNA sequences, and this new method allows us to evaluate what these sequences do, says Mario Capecchi, distinguished professor and co-chair of human genetics at the University of Utah and an investigator for the Howard Hughes Med...

World Epilepsy Week - 2007

...p behavioral and emotional problems- sometimes the consequence of embarrassment and frustration or bullying, teasing, or avoidance in school and other social setting. Seizures and the Genius Connection : Famous personalities who suffered from epilepsy include painter Vincent van Gogh, Socrates, Alexander t...

Twin Brother may Reduce Sister's Fertility by 25 Percent

...e fertility, such as reproductive cancers. "As a consequence of a male twin's influence on a female's fertility, mothers who produce opposite sex twins have fewer grandchildren and hence lower evolutionary fitness," the BBC quoted her as saying. The researchers say that experiments on animals have shown evid...

Boffins Develop New Technique to Hunt Illness-causing Mutants in Non-gene DNA

...ontrols genes. "Diseases are known to occur as a consequence of deleting non-gene DNA sequences, and this new method allows us to evaluate what these sequences do," Nature magazine quoted Mario Capecchi, distinguished professor and co-chair of human genetics at the University of Utah, as saying. He says that ...

World Wine Sales Brisk, but French Producers Hungover

...wn the same road as the tobacco industry and is in consequence keen to self-regulate and take responsible drinking seriously. But Robert Joseph, a wine critic and 20 year veteran of the wine business, said the industry "will get, and deserves, a lot of the flak coming its way." The industry had not been thin...

New Definition Helps Identify Children at Risk of Metabolic Syndrome

...inition. "Almost 4 million deaths every year are a consequence of diabetes-related causes. And with diabetes set to reach 380 million people within a generation, the death toll can only rise.(3) This is the first generation where children may die before their parents." Intrauterine events for the unborn ch...

This 'Grass' is Not Green - Say, 'No Thanks, I Am Fine Without Drugs'

...unfortunate accidents have taken place as a direct consequence of illicit drugs. There have also been cases of dr...rdose causing brain damage and even death. Another consequence of injection drugs has been the spread of HIV. Lets join hands to curb the menace The Internat...

Premature Birth Linked With Increased Use of Pesticides

.... "A growing body of evidence suggests that the consequence of prenatal exposure to pesticides and nitrates as well as to other environmental contaminants is detrimental to many outcomes of pregnancy. As a neonatologist, I am seeing a growing number of birth defects, and preterm births, and I think we need to...

Feeding Premature Babies by Cup may Not Be of Much Help

...nd hospital discharge and carries the unacceptable consequence of a longer stay in the hospital". For Flint, strategies aimed at prolonging breastfeeding should focus on regular "skin-to-skin contact, rooming-in and non-separation of mother and baby," as well as "non-introduction of supplemental feeds unless m...

Number of Syphilis Cases Rising Among MSM in U.S.

...y's School of Medicine said, "The most devastating consequence of this increase in syphilis cases [among MSM] would be an increase in the rates of HIV infection." He added, "Syphilis and HIV have a close, deadly symbiotic relationship." According to James Heffelfinger, a CDC epidemiologist, syphilis can increase...

Children of Asylum Seekers Dont Get Adequate Medical Care in Australia

...programs or the public dental service. A serious consequence is that conditions like tuberculosis and malaria are going untreated among those children activists say. The Royal Australasian College of Physicians was among the groups that successfully campaigned for the release of children from immigration det...

Debate Focuses on Door-to-balloon Time in Heart Attack Treatment

...sing PCI," he said. That would be an undesirable consequence of an overly rigid goal, according to Dr. Henry. "Primary PCI is the best method of reperfusion for patients who are having a heart attack," he said. "Everyone in the United States should have the opportunity for primary PCI if they need it."...

Novel Catheter Technique Successfully Patches Holes in the Heart

...In the other 5 patients, the VSD was an unintended consequence of a previous heart surgery. In all cases, the VSD allowed a portion of the blood in the left ventricle to shoot backward into the right ventricle with each heart beat, rather than being circulated to the rest of the body. As a result, patients wer...

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