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Insight Into Neural Stem Cells Has Implications For Designing Therapies

...did so using a method they developed to follow the fate of early neonatal and adult neural stem cells in 15 different regions of the subventricular zone. These cells typically produce young neurons that migrate to the olfactory bulb, where they mature into several distinct types of interneurons, neurons t...

British Woman Who Has inherited Breast Cancer Wants to Spread Awareness

...eves that more can be done to reverse the horrible fate of women like herself, and that awareness needs to be raised about breast cancer, particularly in the black community. Regular breast checks, screening and, in cases like hers, preventative mastectomies should all be considered, she says. A study b...

Contamination of the Environment by Antibiotics Fed to Livestock

... of Minnesota to further investigate the potential fate and transport of antibiotics introduced to the environment from livestock operations....

The Doctor Parents of a 15 Year Old surgeon Arrested

...IMA) last month. Though nothing is known of the fate of the mother performed on or of the child, the doctor said they were doing fine. But his professional colleagues were not amused. Saying an unqualified teenager should not have been permitted to perform a complicated surgery, they submitted a memo...

US Supreme Court Could Protect Medical Equipment Manufacturers from Law Suits

...to leave its mark, whatever could be the ultimate fate of President George W. Bush. It said on Monday that that it would hear an appeal raising the issue of whether the medical equipment manufacturers approved by the federal government may be sued under state law by patients injured by those devices. ...

ENDEAVOR III Trial Reports Key Findings on New-generation Stent

...912, 2007, in Orlando, FL, will offer clues to the fate of a new-generation drug-eluting stent that is vying for a place in the treatment of coronary artery disease. The Endeavor III trial randomly assigned 436 patients treated at 30 medical centers in the United States to treatment with the investigati...

Actress Sally Field Vows to Fight Against Osteoporosis

...eld will likely avoid the painful and debilitating fate that so many women before her have suffered through osteoporosis, including her grandmother. 'My grandmother Joy was in great pain the last years of her life, in her 90s, because of a broken back' Field said. 'She broke her back by sitting down on ...

Fate of France's Cheeses in Doubt as Producers Cite Health Risks

The fate of one of France's best-loved cheeses is in question after the two biggest manufacturers of "real Camembert" -- the traditional variety made with untreated "raw" milk -- stopped production, citing health risks for the consumer. To the fury of puri...

DNA Link to a Lost Colony

...archers believe that they will able to uncover the fate of the lost colony with the use of DNA. The Lost colony vanished after more than 100 people settled on the Roanoke Island in 1587. Researchers using different methods like genealogy, deeds and historical narratives have gathered around 168 surname...

Parkinsons Disease can Be Predicted by Metabolic Pathway

... proteins also repair the wiring and determine the fate of damaged brain cells later in life. The Mayo researchers analyzed a dataset that included information for hundreds of thousands of common DNA variants (single nucleotide polymorphisms or SNPs) in 443 Parkinsons disease patients and in 443 control ...

Fake Encounter With Cancer

... hearing for this case is on May 8th, when Allen’s fate will be debated in the court. /L...

Many Couples Choose to Donate Surplus Embryos for Stem Cell Research

... earlier, were presented with four options for the fate of their surplus embryos. The researchers found that 49% of couples chose to donate their embryos for stem cell research, 44% decided to keep them in storage for their own future use, 7% opted to donate them to other infertile couples, and fewer than...

Vitamin A Deficiency Leads to Large-scale Blindness in North East

...eye care intervention can certainly prevent such a fate befalling the poor of the North East, a study reveals. There is a singular lack of availability of medicines to meet the situation. Worse awareness level leaves a lot to be desired, says Srimanta Sankaradeva Nethralaya, a premier eye care institutio...

Treating Male Infertility With Stem Cells

...e local cellular environment likely influenced the fate of the donor stem cells. As further confirmation of the differentiation status of the donor cells, the expression of specific proteins on the cell surface was examined. Both germ and supporting cells expressed marker proteins known to be found onl...

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Early Aggressive Treatment Needed

...rse for preventing joint damage and avoiding the// fate of a wheelchair. Still, the use of DMARDs, even the widely prescribed and generally safe methotrexate, brings the risk of liver damage and other serious complications. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a painful and potentially disabling autoimmune dis...

What’s Luck Got to Do With Cancer

...responded to the survey by Cancer research, blamed fate behind the cancer affliction, and vehemently denied the strength of personal efforts in preventing the disease. Dr Lesley Walker, director of information at Cancer Research UK, explaining the importance of education in lowering the risks to cancer ...

Regrowth of Zebrafish's Tail Fin may Offer Clues for Treating Human Injuries

..., called Wnt/Beta-catenin signaling, regulates the fate of these as-yet undeveloped cells as an embryo forms. Through a cascade of signals, cells waiting for their calling learn which spot to take to help form the embryo, what kinds of cells to become there, and how many cells like themselves should be re...

Medical Clowns To Cheer Up Sick Children

...said, "We take the kids from diagnosis to whatever fate they have. "We go through worlds together. Sometimes I break down crying, because there's nothing I can do, really." Many other hospitals are applying this theory of "laughter is the best medicine" to bring some cheer to the lives of sick childre...

New data from NIH lab confirms protocol to reverse type 1 diabetes in mice

...n combination with insulin staining, to follow the fate of male spleen cells transplanted into female recipients. The female mice that received male donor cells consistently showed Y-chromosome-positive insulin-producing islet cells, indicating that the introduced spleen cells contribute to islet recovery...

Limb Regeneration Exists Innately In All Vertebrates – Says Researc

...s, bone or any other type of cells, that was their fate for life – and if those cells were injured, they didn't regenerate, but grew scar tissue. Manipulating Wnt signaling in humans is, of course, not possible at this point, Belmonte says, but hopes that these findings may eventually offer insights int...

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