Tag: "corpses" at medical news
Chinese Eco-tourism Causing Infanticide Among Tibetan Monkeys
...didn't witness all the attacks, many of the infant corpses
Berman's team found had bite wounds indicative of adult macaques. The conflicts typically began with intense competition for food in the designated feeding areas. As the animals became more aggressive, overall infant mortality rose from 14.8 pe...
Body Parts Industry Of U.S Under Investigation
...ervices (BTS) of New Jersey, accused of plundering corpses
for body parts that were sold as tissues for transplant. Seven funeral home directors have already pleaded guilty and tens of thousands of body parts removed by BTS were recalled. About 10,000 people are believed to have received tissues from the co...
Cannibalistic Signals Help Mammalian Embryos Develop Normally
... cells to send cannibalistic signals to have their corpses
purged, a last gasp that paves the way for normal mammalian// development. Autophagy is the way cells devour their own unwanted or damaged parts. It was known to be active in cell death that occurs during normal embryonic development, but its preci...
Strange Burial Practice Followed for People Affected by HIV/AIDS
A bizarre practice of wrapping corpses
in polythene bags and burying people who have died of HIV/AIDS in the Christian majority// northeastern Indian state of Mizoram has outraged people living with the virus. "It is indeed shocking to find people in some parts of the state packing the d...
Hundreds of human tissue products been recalled
...rvation room was used by the broker to cut several corpses
to obtain the tissue. The body broker was shut down by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday. However, they refuse to speak on how many people could have received potentially risky tissue. The flourishing tissue transplant industry has ...
Dead Body on Hospital Bed for Four Days
...tude of health bosses who have told staff to leave corpses
on wards, a widow whose husband's body was left on a hospital bed for four days//, lashed out at them saying that she was sickened by the Evening Telegraph revelation that cash-strapped bosses are not paying for enough night porters to move bodies to...
Illicit body parts from cadavers used for transplant
...een illegally harvested from New York funeral-home corpses
have tested positive for hepatitis // and syphilis, their lawyer said. All of them underwent surgery at Shore Memorial Hospital in Somers Point, N.J., and claim to have been infected through a body-part-snatching scandal being investigated by the B...
Controversy over spread of Mad Cow disease from India
...ork is needed. They feel as many human and animal corpses
probably contaminated by CJD may have been dispose... rivers as part of their cultural custom and these corpses
would have washed ashore where bone collectors would have collected their bones for preparing animal...