Tag: "freeze" at medical news
Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg
...t scientists in Israel had been able to obtain and freeze
eggs from the ovarian tissue of girls as young as five years old. Childhood cancers usually result in cure rates of between 70 and 90 percent, but sometimes this comes at the cost of inflicting sterility when the child reaches adult life. Obstetr...
First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab
...e new technique could therefore help them save and freeze
several eggs before it is too late," Holzer said. ...e. "Women in their mid-30s with no partner could freeze
their eggs in this way," he told the meeting," he said....
Embryo Protection Law in Germany
... when they are no more than a collection of cells, freeze
any surplus embryos and transfer no more than one ...h eggs are being collected from the first cycle to freeze
for use at a later date if the first cycle using the fresh eggs fails. This is much better for the h...
Mother Donates Eggs So Daughter can Give Birth
...menopause when they undergo chemotherapy. "So we freeze
the eggs the eggs before the cancer treatment," he...For example, a lady in her early 30s can decide to freeze
her eggs and have a child later with a partner she loves," he added. Tan presented a report on the...
Snack Foods Fortified With Fiber
...ugh come out, they are taken to a drying oven or a freeze
dryer, the latter of which Alavi said produced higher-quality flour. Then the dried ropes were ground back into flour, ready to use for baking. "The more fiber you add, the more the dough quality deteriorates," Alavi said. "We're hoping this proces...
Now, Fibre-enriched Tasty Snacks in the Making
...ugh come out, they are taken to a drying oven or a freeze
dryer, the latter of which Alavi said produced higher-quality flour. Then the dried ropes were ground back into flour, ready to use for baking. "The more fibre you add, the more the dough quality deteriorates. We're hoping this process will increas...
First Drug for Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
...ing--the memory of the foot shock and continued to freeze
in fear. Conversely, in mice whose Cdk5 activity was inhibited, the bad memory of the shocks disappeared when the mice learned that they no longer needed to fear the environment where the foot shocks had once occurred. "In our study, we employ mi...
Early Arctic Spring Indication of Climate Change
...c with just three to four months from snow melt to freeze
up at our Zackenberg study site in northeast Greenland," Hoye said. Hoye's team said that the varied response by species "could lead to particular problems by disrupting the complex web of species interactions."...
Eating Fish Oil can Save Eyesight: Study
.... Laser therapy and cryotherapy -- which burn or freeze
the periphery of the retina -- have proven effective, but also destroy some side vision and may have other unknown long-term effects....
Brits Experiencing Moth Trouble With Their Cashmeres
... your Cashmeres: Keeping your cashmere in the deep freeze
may seem extreme but many believe it is the best solution to moths. Moths cannott survive in sub zero temperatures so freezing is a sure fire way to make sure your cardie stays hole free. Hang your clothes: Dropping your jumpers and cardies on the ...
Human Induced Global Warming Drying Up Arctic Ponds
...n, Canada. These ponds, which lie atop bedrock, freeze
solid in the winter and then melt for a few months each summer, becoming hot spots of activity in the forbidding Arctic terrain. Varying in size, with some reaching three feet (a meter) deep and around several hundred feet across, the ponds brim with...
Scientists Create Synthetic Proteins
...he distinct advantage over nature of being able to freeze
the evolution of our lab-evolved proteins at different time points to begin to tease apart this random process and relate it to the final protein function," said Chaput. The study has been published in the journal PLoS ONE....
Californian Baby Creates History - Born from a Frozen Egg and Sperm
...who want to have a baby after their 30’s prefer to freeze
their eggs for use at a later stage. Statitistcs show that almost 200 children all over the world ow their existence to this fertility method that employs frozen eggs and sperms....
1-visit Screening, Prevention for Cervical Cancer Holds Promise
...rmal cervical tissue. The doctor or nurse can then freeze
away the white regions using a technique called cryotherapy, which involves a commonly available gas, effectively eliminating the abnormality and preventing future cancer. This single-visit procedure eliminates the need to call women back to the clin...
Weather Forecasts Spring Pollen Allergy Severity
...ate Freeze – Pollen Counts Decrease: A late season freeze
following a mild winter can inhibit, and possibly eliminate, a tree’s pollen production. ? Rain – Pollen Counts Decrease And Increase: Rain can provide some initial relief by reducing tree pollen counts, but is also can spur the growth of grass lat...
Micro-world of Prehistoric Bacteria Found in Amber
... which can preserve small creatures and plants and freeze
them in time. Flies, beetles, ants and spiders dating back many millions of years have been found trapped in amber. But soft bodied amber specimens older than 135 million years are very rare. Until now, no microbial inclusions had been found dati...
Durable Critters Provides Better Way to Human Egg Preservation
... cryopreservation is relatively successful, but to freeze
oocytes, we have to overcome many hurdles," he say... protective, exterior jelly coat of an egg doesn’t freeze
well. The jelly coat protects the egg from mechanical stress and serves as a receptor for sperm. Spe...
Permanent Jobs Elude Qualified Nurses
...out of ten nurses blamed job cuts and recruitment freeze
for their plight. RCN general secretary, Dr Beverly Malone, said: "Short-term, quick-fix recruitment freezes in the NHS not only disillusion staff, they have a direct impact on patient care. We desperately need these nurses in the NHS now - not som...
Women delaying motherhood 'should freeze eggs'
...nse to more than 30 of the 84 clinics in the UK to freeze
eggs. However, only 10 clinics do so and Dr Lockwo...vices is one of them. Most of the patients opt to freeze
their eggs to protect them against the effects of cancer treatment. Dr Lockwood said, “Women shoul...
Study Shows Tomosyn Plays an Important Role in Learning and Memory
...cently improved with the addition of high pressure freeze
electron microscopy and immuno-gold staining, which together provide a clearer picture of where neurotransmitter-containing synaptic vesicles and proteins cluster. Mutant worms lacking tomosyn were compared to normal worms to determine what effect, i...