Tag: "freezing" at medical news
First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab
...en done before, leading to healthy births, and the freezing
of eggs is a well-established procedure, this is the first time that all these procedures have been linked into a successful birth. Three more women from the 20 participants in the study are also now pregnant, giving a 20pct overall success rate. T...
Mother Donates Eggs So Daughter can Give Birth
... AFP. "We find that 85 percent of the eggs survive freezing
and then there is 40 percent chance of a live birt...hildren with problems of infertility." "With egg freezing
we can offer women who do not have yet have a partner a chance of having children. For example, a la...
Brits Experiencing Moth Trouble With Their Cashmeres
... 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 floor can be a disaster if you want to avoid moths. The little blighters love to lay their eggs in carpets - so leave clothes l...
Japanese Flower Art Helps Calm a Frantic Moscow
...d. Arriving in late January 1991, she moved into a freezing
hostel amid the food shortages of the dying days of the Soviet Union, which would cease to exist in December that year. Invited by chance to teach Ikebana, already very popular in the Soviet Union through the support of the Japanese authorities, s...
Californian Baby Creates History - Born from a Frozen Egg and Sperm
...n the study conducted by Extend Fertility. Sperm freezing
has been around for decades, but freezing
an egg was only meant for women who suffered from illnesses which could leave them infertile . These...
Links Between Prostate Cancer Treatment, Periodontal Disease
...ptions: radiation, seed radiation (brachytherapy), freezing
(cryotherapy), conventional open surgery (radical prostatectomy), minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopic radical prostatectomy), and, in advanced stages, chemotherapy and hormone therapy. At every stage, patients must answer a list of common questi...
Cryoablation: A New Treatment Option for Some Kidney Tumor Patients
Mayo Clinic researchers report that freezing
kidney tumors through percutaneous cryoablation sh...estroying heat through radiofrequency ablation, or freezing
cold through cryoablation. Mayo Clinic’s radiologists are among the most experienced in the world in...
Scientists Partner to Develop and Distribute New Tuberculosis Vaccine
...nt administrations annually, is presently dried by freezing
and delivered by needle injection. The commercial ...ated with standard freezing. "Unlike traditional freezing
techniques, spray drying is lower-cost, easily scaleable for manufacturing, and ideal for use in nee...
Adrenaline Associated With Adventurers Risk Taking
...It is reported that the night temperatures fell to freezing
and the mudslides could even throw their tent over 3 inches of mud. We have heard about Kit DesLauriers skiing down Mount Everest recently and one can't forget about the news of three experienced mountain climbers missing in Oregon. The questing...
Durable Critters Provides Better Way to Human Egg Preservation
...imal mix of sugar, conventional cryprotectants and freezing
to maximize egg preservation. Collaborators at Emo...es are fraught with problems. Scientists have been freezing
human eggs for about two decades but not very successfully. "Embryo cryopreservation is relatively s...
Women delaying motherhood 'should freeze eggs'
...o have children later, should be given a choice of freezing
their eggs.// As several women seem to have kids...kwood said, “Women should be aware that social egg freezing
is now available. The technology costs ￡2,000 for harvesting the eggs and ￡100 a year for storage, p...
Fiji Boy Compensated for Losing Eye-sight due to Medical Lapse
... was in stage three and could have been treated by freezing
treatment or laser surgery, which was available in Australia and New Zealand, according to the Fiji Times report. Two specialists who the parents of the boy had consulted told them that they could not do anything as the excessive oxygen had led to ...
Epidemic Studies Call For A Ban In Sales Of Fresh Chicken In New Zealand
...teria on the chicken causes human infection, or if freezing
it will affect the infection rate. Cook further stated that consumers usually do prefer frozen chicken but this would escalate enormously the industry costs. He also mentioned that the industry is looking closely at decontamination washes. Meanwhil...
Quick freezing technique of the human egg
...y specialists in Japan have conceived a new way of freezing
human eggs which will be a blessing to many women,... which can be easily frozen and thawed. A quick freezing
method has been devised by the Japanese researchers which hold promise over the present technique be...
New Technique Destroys Kidney Tumors By Freezing Them
...can be of significance in killing kidney tumors by freezing
them. This method is especially useful in patients...w from the cryoprobes and encompass the tumor. The freezing
temperatures destroy the tumor cells and, based on short-term follow-up, results in complete destruc...
Blood-Less Surgeries Being Now Offered In Hospitals
...els that clot the blood as they cut tissues, or by freezing
tissue before it's excised. Dr. Charles Bridges, the Pennsylvania Hospital cardiologist, said that the notable benefits of this procedure to the patients were reductions in their recovery time, their hospital stay, cost and complications....
Raspberries Are Richer In Anti-Oxidants Than Tomatoes Or Broccoli
...ational in Wageningen, the Netherlands, said flash freezing
raspberries in liquid nitrogen and storing them at minus 20 degrees Celsius destroys much of the vitamin C, but the anti-oxidant capacity remains. Processing the berry into jams may alter some of the anti-oxidants, but most of the valuable compounds ...
Jets Can Now Be Propelled By Coal-based Fuel
...igher than required for JP8, a lower viscosity and freezing
point and a higher smoke point. The coal-based fuel is lower in aromatics – such compounds as benzene and toluene – than conventional jet fuels and is almost sulfur free. From an energy point of view, JP900 produces almost exactly the same Btu as JP8...
Operation ‘Job Cut’: 1000 Jobs to be chopped By Hospital Managemet
... a steady creep of these types of issues, from the freezing
of posts to now we are actually talking about redundancies. This could happen at any of the hospitals and trusts that are having deficits and, as we know, there's a number of them that are in deficit." The chief executive of the University Hospital...
Frozen embryos stored in Britain
...tube baby was born in 1978. But the implication of freezing
on these embryos was brought to light by fertility expert Lord Winston. He said that freezing
embryos appeared to lead to changes in a gene that suppresses cancer. IVF procedures are very costly...