Tag: "faults" at medical news
Immigration Department Failed To Check On Immigrants With TB, Report Says
...TB, in the country. DIAC acknowledged the system's faults
and agreed to overhaul it....
World’s First Attempt To Restore Sight Using Gene Therap
...ing gene therapy to fix diseases caused by genetic faults
has long appealed to scientists, although getting the idea to work in practice has proved the tricky part. Some gene therapy approaches have helped patients. But one 18-year-old volunteer died in a gene therapy experiment in 1999 and two French boy...
The Myth Called Health Insurance
...h. The Access Project of Boston has reported the faults
of health insurance in a study called "The Illusion of Coverage". According to this study, high co-payments and deductibles, cumbersome and complicated insurance policies and routine denial of claims are few factors that continue to harass people. Fi...
Women Testing Negative for Familial Breast Cancer Gene Still at Increased Risk
...ch team assessed the families of 277 women in whom faults
in the breast cancer genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 had been identified. Faults in these genes account for only around 5% of all diagnosed breast cancers in developed countries. But they substantially increase a woman’s chances of developing early breast an...
Breast Cancer linked to Gene Risk
... underneath there is a whole raft of other genetic faults
that may only slightly increase your risk." Genetic faults
in 531 close relatives mainly sisters and daughters, of 277 women with breast, ovarian or both cance...
Mouth Cancer Develops In Two Different Ways
...most developed form of cancer, there were distinct faults
in the p53 gene, which is supposed to stop cells from dividing in an uncontrolled manner. In this form of cancer, researchers named cells as "immortal". The second was "mortal" cells, which were found in tumors that have limited life and will recede ...
A New Test Developed to Identify Suspected Bowel Cancer Patients
...t involved 870 patients, primarily focusing on the faults
in three genes, MLH1, MSH2 and MSH6, which are con... bowel cancer patients who carry one of these gene faults
and then offer tests to their relatives who have not yet developed cancer, so that we can prevent th...
Stanford Medical Center Implements The First Virtual Cardiac Ultrasound
...and uses structure movements to find out the exact faults
of cardiac functions. With such a technology available to cardiologists, it will become easier for them to assess and diagnose cardiac conditions with much precision and assurance. Cardiologists in Stanford hospital is of the opinion that such a com...
IVF technique May Increase The Risk Of Birth Defects
...tic are likely to have other, more serious genetic faults
that can be passed on when spermatozoa are injected directly into the egg. // Dr Andre Van Steirteghem of the Free University in Brussels, who originally developed ICSI, has recently found that in ICSI pregnancies there are three times as many sex ...