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Stem Cells from Human Fat Tissue to Hunt for and Kill Cancerous Tumours

...chymal stem cells from human fat tissue, and after expanding their number in the lab, used a retrovirus vector to insert the gene cytosine deaminase into the cell. The gene can convert a less toxic drug, 5-fluorocytosine (5-FC), used in chemotherapy, to 5-FU inside the stem cells, and the chemotherapy can t...

Will Seven Be the Lucky Number for Las Vegas Newlyweds?

...he usual number for any given day, so the hotel is expanding the hours of its three on-site wedding locations. At Paris Las Vegas, meanwhile, the main chapel is fully booked with 35 weddings, so the resort will perform a mass wedding for 14 couples in the evening in concerted convention area space. And at ...

Canadian Children Prefer to Eat More Snacks

...dy demonstrates that a great deal can be gained by expanding nutrition education with respect to moderation and choosing appropriate portion sizes, the researchers write....

A New Study Throws Limelight in HIV Vaccine Production

...nse to anti-HIV therapy. Moving forward, well be expanding our genetic research to other HIV genes. Well also be investigating the role of drug therapy, says Harrigan....

Air Pollution in India Causes 527,700 Deaths a Year

...many automobiles, its burgeoning factories, or its expanding megacities-is a primary source of outdoor air pollutants. The burning of coal or charcoal to heat homes, common throughout China, also produces a range of indoor air pollutants. (Related: "China's Boom Is Bust for Global Environment, Study Warns" ...

IFC to Invest About Rs.3 Billion in Max Healthcare

... private sector to complement the public sector by expanding access to meet the demand," Guy Ellena, IFC director for health and education, said in a statement here. The proposed expansion will add 452 beds to Max Healthcare's existing 765-bed capacity in its hospitals. It will also include adding 268 beds t...

Canada Daycare Looks After Elderly Parents While Children Work

...ntirely successful, the company is now considering expanding into Toronto and Montreal in the east. So far, Kids and Company has partnered with a retirement home in a Calgary suburb, near one of its daycare facilities. It has signed agreements with the Royal Bank of Canada, Deloitte and Touche, petroleum f...

All Babies in Massachusetts Should Be Screened for Life-Threatening Disorders

...rd. Massachusetts has failed to make progress on expanding the newborn screening panel this year. At present, 13 states and the District of Columbia require screening for the 29 core, treatable, conditions. Massachusetts had been a leader in newborn screening when in the early 1960s it became the first sta...

Uninsured Adults Increase Medicare Costs

...and Journal of Medicine. The implication is that expanding coverage to uninsured near-elderly adults may not ... substantial and may partially offset the costs of expanding coverage....

US Health Insurance Firms Suspend Sales, Promise to End Fraudulent Practices

...sociation of Insurance Commissioners to pass a law expanding state authority over insurance sellers. He regretted, "There's a lamentable lack of oversight when it comes to the sales practices being used to sell Medicare Advantage plans to our seniors." Kohl added, "Our goal is that these plans must be repr...

India Requires Over $200 Bn to Provide Quality Healthcare

...eign direct investment following the PPP route and expanding medical education and training, thereby promoting India as a global hub for quality and affordable healthcare services. It has also urged that the sector be granted industrial status, making provision for soft loans from public sector banks and red...

FICCI Proposes Models To Solve Indias Healthcare Crisis

...eign direct investment following the PPP route and expanding medical education and training, thereby promoting India as a global hub for quality and affordable healthcare services. To promote India as a healthcare hub, FICCI has suggested bilateral initiatives like a Joint Economic Trade Committee (JETCO) be...

Singapore Imposes Stricter Controls for Foreign-trained Doctors

...ted a ministry spokesman as saying. Singapore is expanding the number of doctors trained in the city-state and increasing the list of recognised foreign medical schools from 20 in 2003 to 140 currently. Recruitment drives overseas have also been increased. Doctors from unrecognised foreign schools who ar...

Half a Million Dollars Offered for GPs With Expertise in Anesthetics and Obstetrics

...yments under the RRP, making them non-taxable, and expanding the program to include non-financial support....

Risk of Water Intoxication in Endurance Athletes

...rain to quickly soak up excess water like sponges, expanding in the process. If identified quickly, even severe cases of acute water intoxication can be treated relatively easily. As you might expect, the condition can be rapidly reversed by the intravenous administration of hypertonic saline. The issue re...

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

...lity." To follow up, Petersen and colleagues are expanding their investigation to include more brain regions that contribute to control. They are also scanning for differences in these brain networks in volunteers from different age groups and patients with brain injuries or disabilities....

Bush Again Vetoes Embryonic Stem Cell Research Bill

...advance they hope can be replicated in humans. "By expanding support for nondestructive research methods, this executive order will make it more likely that these exciting advances continue to unfold," the White House said after Bush signed the executive order. As before, Bush's rejection of the legislation ...

Employer Leave Helps the Parents of Chronically Ill Kids

...dy recommends: Evaluating the potential impact of expanding eligibility for the Family and Medical Leave Act and educating more employees about these benefits. Examining the likely effects on families and businesses when access to employer-provided or state-provided leave benefits is increased. . Assessing...

Stroke - Unfair to the Middle-aged Fair Sex

...mid-life, as compared to men, thought to be due to expanding waist lines and heart disease. For the study, researchers analyzed data from 17,000 people over the age of 18 who participated in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Of the participants, 606 people experienced a stroke. The stud...

Abbott's RealTime Hepatitis B Viral Load Test Receives CE Marking in Europe

...very pleased that the menu for the m2000 system is expanding in Europe with the registration of the RealTime assay for monitoring hepatitis B viral load," said Kathy Ordonez, president, Celera. "The five tests now approved for sale in Europe on the m2000 system reinforce the system's breadth of menu as a compe...

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