Tag: "disprove" at medical news
World's Oldest High-wire Artiste Hums Along at 98
... no one has found an active centenarian acrobat to disprove
this, so it's probably true.At a birthday party this week in the German city of Kassel, he did a few pull-ups to a wire to demonstrate. 'I feel as fit as ever,' he said. Not very loudly, but the words were clear. 'My eyes and ears haven't done too ...
Stem Cells Passed From Mother to Child Live On and Make Insulin
... genetically half foreign? Our research appears to disprove
this," said Professor Gale. "It is possible that the maternal cells may even be helping to regenerate damaged tissue in the pancreas." The investigators are excited about the observation that maternal microchimerism results in cells that make insul...
Insight Into Tanning Process Suggests Novel Way to Prevent Skin Cancer
...of how its signals were transmitted?” One way to disprove
that "permanently crippled" scenario would be to see if melanocytes with abnormal MC1R receptors can be coaxed into producing pigment in adult mice. To attempt this, Fisher and his associates treated the skin of red-haired, fair-skinned mice with a c...
Link between Mercury based Vaccines and Autism Discredited
... injured by vaccines, said the study still did not disprove
the thimerosal link. Fletcher said, ‘What we need, and what we have always called for, is a full and open review into the link so we can establish once and for all what the truth is.’ <br...
Calcium in isolation no good for maintaining bone integrity
...e is that in no way this could absolutely prove or disprove
the effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on bone health. The seven-year study as evident in two articles published this month in the New England Journal of Medicine reveals that overall, supplementation of calcium and vitamin D was not a...
Men happy to take contraception
...said Dr Weston. However, he hopes the survey will disprove
the perception that there is no need for male contraception....