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Mother Donates Eggs So Daughter can Give Birth

... the eggs to another couple and then have somebody else give eggs to them." Tan said the egg-freezing procedure has been used for cancer patients at risk of menopause when they undergo chemotherapy. "So we freeze the eggs the eggs before the cancer treatment," he said, adding that 80 patients have bee...

China Fears Show Food Export Quality Key: WHO Official

...ountries exporting food must ensure its quality or else risk facing the kind of fears afflicting China over the quality of some of the food it ships abroad, a UN health agency official said Tuesday. Shigeru Omi, the regional director for the Western Pacific for the World Health Organisation (WHO), warn...

Australian Patients Who Received Vitamin Injection Infected With Hepatitis C

...though the risk is low we want to encourage anyone else who received injections at this clinic to contact their doctor," Meagher said. "Practices at the clinic have changed and will be subject to ongoing infection control reviews by NSW Health." Hepatitis C, for which there is no vaccine, can cause li...

Doctors Not Exempt from Competition Law, Australian Commission Warns

...he Trade Practices Act". "Sorry, there is no one else who is exempt and there is no reason you should be." Samuel was speaking after the ACCC successfully sued two eminent Adelaide heart surgeons for anti-competitive conduct. Federal Court judge John Mansfield found on Thursday that John Knight and Ia...

Talks to End Poland's Medical Strike Fail

...ssions with the unions, the government has nothing else to offer," said Zbigniew Religa, after union representatives walked away from the negotiations. The government had offered pay increases in 2008 but the strikers wanted hikes this year. Poland's state-employed medical workers are notoriously ove...

Cell Toxin Inhibits Survival Protein in Cancer Cells

... look at how the proteins interact with everything else in the cell. By over expressing this protein, the cell is changed in some interesting ways. It creates a situation where the cell becomes dependent upon the protein, he said. Cancers can become addicted to certain proteins, so just by over expressi...

Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say

...t as frustrated psychiatric patients with no where else to go spend hours in the ER . In the case of the patient whose arm was broken at Lawrence General Hospital, investigators found a range of problems, including that the hospital's internal investigation of the complaint did not include interviewing ...

Many Sceptical of Healing Hand Treatment Practiced in Europe

...ect. But he added, "One should not expect anything else from Reiki."...

Scottish Engineer Devises Versatile Hand

...its fingers or play the piano but there's not much else it won't do. It can, for instance, turn a key in a lock, hold a wine glass or punch a pin number into a cash machine. David Gow who works with with Lothian NHS in Scotland and the inventor of the new device, points out for the first time, the...

World Epilepsy Week - 2007

...though, their seizures are resistant to everything else but brain surgery. Support Groups for Epilepsy : There are innumerable organizations and support groups around the world that are concerned with epilepsy and the cause of epileptics. These include the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE...

Two, Not One Networks Rule Brain's Voluntary Chain-of-command

...one system, one little guy up top telling everyone else what to do," says senior author Steven Petersen, Ph.D., James S. McDonnell Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience and professor of neurology and psychology. The findings, published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, may hel...

Researchers Identify New Risk Marker for Obese Children

...m being heavy, overweight children share something else in common as well. A study of 40 overweight children in Edmonton has revealed that each one of them has high levels of apoB48, a structural protein found in intestinal cholesterol. The children presented high levels of apoB48 even as their LDL ch...

Organic Farms Provide a Clue for India's Struggling Farms

... people depend on the land, eke out a living -- or else fall steadily into debt -- trying to grow water, fertiliser and pesticide-heavy crops on an acre or two of land. Growth has clocked in at a mere two percent -- far behind the wider figure of nine percent -- leading the government to wager six billio...

Scientists Find Evidence of Human-like Altruism in Chimps

...e assumption that it is either unique to humans or else the human version differs from that of other animals in important ways. But now, Felix Warneken and colleagues have found evidence that chimpanzees act altruistically toward genetically unrelated conspecifics. In two comparative experiments, Warn...

Galapagos on UN Endangered List

...and fauna on the islands, much of it found nowhere else on the planet. "They are threatened by invasive species, growing tourism and immigration," the UNESCO's world heritage committee meeting in New Zealand said a statement. And it is not just the Island but also the surrounding sea that is threatened t...

Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS

...e says that the UK spoilt him for working anywhere else in the world. After spending some time in Kuwait he went back to UK and now works as a Surgeon at the Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in England. Dr.Hemadri is also an Honorary Clinical Tutor at Hull York Medical Sch...

Brazil Government In Contention With Merck Over Anti-AIDS Drug

...ll have to settle for a lower price of the drug or else face the chances of the drug being stripped of its patent or a compulsory license issued against it. Meanwhile the Thai government has made a move dubbed a lifesaver, by its AIDS activists- the government has stripped the patents of three anti-AID...

70-year-old, Three Sons Seek Mercy Death

...e urged them to take responsibility for my sons or else allow us to end our lives," Hakimuddin said. Asks Raffiuddin, "We are at the mercy of my parents. What will be our future after their death?" Bhadrak Collector N.K. Burma admitted that a copy of their letter had reached his office. "I had not c...

Ontario Grants Fast-Track Compensation Rights for Work-Related Illnesses

...ancer while on the job. Says Erskine: Now no one else has to go through what we went through with this type of cancer. This means so much to me and Mark. Without this legislation, the onus was on firefighters to prove they got cancer on the job in order to get compensation from the Workplace Safety an...

Disabled Orissa Brothers Lives Saved by Timely Intervention

...e urged them to take responsibility for my sons or else allow us to end our lives," Hakimuddin had said. Meanwhile, his sons have been given shelter by a voluntary organisation called CRS and will undergo preliminary treatment there. "We will provide wheelchairs to the three physically challenged yout...

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