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SARS necessitates medical masks

... up to their work place . When the mask has to be discarded , it is found that most people reuse it . This practice can be counterproductive. With the outbreak of SARS in Asia there is a need to learn how to use masks effectively to protect oneself. The N95 mask is once again being used widely as it has a...

Thymus transplant could save babies

... a shot at life with surgery using tissue normally discarded during cardiac operations on other infants, resear...ker Hospital in Paris, France, said they implanted discarded thymus tissue in 12 children without thymuses, and seven have survived for between 2 and 10 years. ...

Stem cells grown into sperm cells

...versial because many stem cells are harvested from discarded embryos....

Umbilical Cord Blood Offers Hope For Patients Who Require Bone Marrow Transplants

...rchers say umbilical cord blood, which is normally discarded at birth, could provide an important source of transplants for these individuals....

Researchers Gather Stem Cells From Discarded Placenta

...versity of Pittsburgh had found that the routinely discarded placenta //might be a good source of stem cells. Their research findings were presented in the recent issue of the journal Stem Cells. Researchers had found that a part of the placenta, which is the outer membrane of the amniotic sac have cells that...

Stem cells form blood vessels

...existed and were made from embryos that were to be discarded by fertility clinics. The aim was to prevent further killing for research purposes of other human embryos. Langer said his lab will seek federal money to continue research using the same stem cell cultures, which were obtained from the Rambam Medica...

Blood Goes Down the Drain in Bihar Hospital

...its of blood (one unit comprises 350 ml blood) was discarded by blood bank officials of Sadar Hospital in Begusarai district, Bihar. This became evident during a routine inspection of hospital records last week by the health authorities. It has been said that those found guilty would be taken into strict act...

Govt Keen To Propagate Stem Cell Research On Right Track

... involving stem cells harvested from human embroys discarded during IVF treatment, ICMR has not yet approved them....

‘Life Cell’ In India Can store Cord Blood Stem Cells and Save Live

Stem cells from cord blood are discarded everyday in all maternity hospitals as a bio-medial waste, however this precious source can give a renewed// hope to many and prove to be a life saver for many patients suffering from debilitating conditions. Cord blood in fact can help cure more...

Marketing of Low Tar Cigarette Brand by BAT Unethical

...aves little doubt that the ISO standards should be discarded in favor of new standards that meet the needs of consumers and regulators, rather than those of the tobacco industry, ' concluded the authors of the present study....

Stem Cell Therapy Regenerates Heart Muscle In Heart Attack Patients

...that are derived from human embryos that have been discarded for reproductive purposes. As these cells are in primitive stages of cell development, placement of these cells from a donor to a recipient is not associated with an immune trigger. These cells can therefore be transplanted to a specific patient wi...

Genetics Might BE The Basis For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

... others that occur through life. Researchers have discarded recent theories that viruses like Epstein-Barr virus cause chronic fatigue syndrome, or that some immune system weakness might be involved. Dr. Reeves further stated that these findings these findings were important, as they would help the researcher...

Subliminal Advertising works

... an idea which emerged in the late 1950s was later discarded as a stunt. However recent research says it actually works//. James Vicary is the one who pioneered this in 1957. He claimed that movie goers who were shown an advertisement for less than a second actually bought the advertised product. He had test...

Harvard Begins Controversial Human Stem Cell Cloning Project

...s, is highly controversial since human embryos are discarded in the process, and American researchers are banned from using federal research money for such studies. The announcement also comes at a time when political restrictions on human ES cell work are becoming a hot issue in the run up to the US election...

CJD Filter Machine Scrapped

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) has discarded the new machine that was designed to filter out CJD from donated blood after having spent €14m on the filter// system last year. IBTS seems to be finding the maintenance of bloodstocks a difficult challenge although there was a slight increase in t...

Tougher Guidelines Needed To Prevent Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

...they were used to ensure that instruments could be discarded appropriately in case they were found to be used on patients with vCJD. Scientists at the National Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Surveillance Unit in Edinburgh and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine fear that hundreds could die in the ne...

Prostate Cancer Patients Sought for Database as Part of Joint Effort

...e removed in any surgeries that would otherwise be discarded to be stored in the repository for future research purposes. This tissue is taken during a scheduled surgery or from a stored sample from a prior surgery; no additional tissue will be removed solely for research purposes. Participants also provide th...

‘Search and Destroy’ operation against dengue mosquitoes in Philippins

...at include old tires, coconut husks, roof gutters, discarded bottles, flower vases and all stagnant, clean water,” he said. The department advised parents to take their kids to doctor without delay, if they get fever.Express lanes, for suspect cases of dengue, have been set up in hospitals, said Tayag.“The ...

Three Molecular Triggers Threaten Leukemia Patients

... fail to treat AML by itself. It would probably be discarded as a single therapy when it could become part of a multiple-drug attack on the disease. Finding a multi-drug therapy also will require an unprecedented degree of cooperation among pharmaceutical firms and academic investigators holding the rights t...

Dengue and Chikungunya: The Dirge of a Nation

...eding in stored water bodies, like wells Destroy discarded objects like old tyres, coconut shells and bottles, as they collect and store rain water Wear bright and light color clothing, as mosquitoes are attracted to dark clothing. Wear long sleeved clothes and long pants. Wear boots and socks and if...

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