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Expandable metal stents used in digestive cancers

...sota has created a break through of sorts by using expandable metal stents in the digestive tract of people affl... most cases of cancerous blockages, the benefit of expandable stents outweigh their risks. Expandable metal stents have also been used to bypass blockages i...

Titanium Rib Found To Be Effective In Treating Spinal Deformities In Children

... newborn, say specialists. The titanium rib is an expandable prosthesis that's made out of titanium, It fixates to either a rib or parts of the spine, and it's to correct chest wall deformities or a spinal deformity. The titanium rib expands the rib cage and straightens the spines of children . After the initi...

Bypass Surgery, a Better Option than Angioplasty for Severe Heart Patients

...st often the legs. Angioplasty involves snaking an expandable balloon through a tube inserted through a blocked coronary artery and then expanding the balloon to push the blockage against the walls of the artery, thereby opening it. "It may sound very appealing to patients with severe coronary artery disease ...

Brazil Spider Offers Hope for Those Suffering from Erectile Dysfunction

...elax so that blood can rush in and fill up the now expandable tubes. (A human penis can hold about 10 times more blood when erect compared with its non-erect state.) “All of this leads to vaso-dilation of vessels that go through the penis and also relaxation of those [cylindrical tube muscles],” Leite told L...

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(Date:4/14/2014)... orphaned by HIV/AIDS in South Africa may provide insight ... behavior issues in other areas of the world, which ... that could lead to successful interventions. , A ... United Nations mentions that due to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, ... African, children are at an increased risk for mental ...
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(Date:4/14/2014)... Lower weight babies and babies who aren,t breastfed ... risk of developing chronic inflammation and related health ... study. , "There were good reasons to hypothesize ... inflammation in adulthood," says Thomas McDade (Northwestern University), ... in the Child & Brain Development program. "It ...
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(Date:4/15/2014)... Hartford, Connecticut, a Puerto Rican community is creating a ... so authentic it has caught the attention of scientists. ... Anderson (University of Connecticut) took a close look at ... Hartford and uncovered evidence that gives new meaning to ... years: home is in the kitchen. , "Culinary preferences ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... Lados, associate professor of mechanical engineering at ... of the university,s Integrative Materials Design Center ... awards from leading engineering societies. , At ... a global association of more than 138,000 ... automotive, aerospace, and commercial vehicle industries, presented ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... who study the deadliest infectious diseases recognized the contributions ... at the University of Texas Medical Branch, with a ... on Filoviruses. The filoviruses include Ebola and Marburg viruses ... people infected. The current outbreak of Ebola virus raging ... so far. , "This award represents the culmination ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):The human food connection: A new study reveals more about our relationship to food 2The human food connection: A new study reveals more about our relationship to food 3WPI's Diana Lados honored by SAE International and Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society 2WPI's Diana Lados honored by SAE International and Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society 3WPI's Diana Lados honored by SAE International and Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society 4WPI's Diana Lados honored by SAE International and Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society 5International research group recognizes UTMB experts 2International research group recognizes UTMB experts 3
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