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Prince Charles lends support to Alternative Medicine

...te meeting with Health Secretary Alan Milburn over funding for the Foundation for Integrated Medicine, founde...s to the research. "It is critical that government funding is made available for this initiative," Michael Fox, the foundation's chief executive, was quoted as...

Stem cell research- now Nobel Laureates join the debate

...r lot with the group of scientists asking for more funding into stem cell research, 80 Nobel prize winners are faxing a letter to U.S. President George W. Bush asking him not to block stem cell research in any way. The debate on stem cell research is reaching a feverish pitch with both sides slamming each ot...

Scientists plan human cloning clinic in the United States

...countries. There is currently a US ban on federal funding of human cloning efforts but no law prohibiting private efforts. Opposition to cloning occurs on many fronts. Because the technology is not yet perfected many believe that the process should not even by attempted on humans. It took 277 attempts to cl...

The World Bank funds private Hospital in India

...campaigners in India are outraged that the bank is funding a private hospital rather than basic primary healthcare services for poorer patients. The save Public health Care Campaign, a coalition of Indian non-government organizations, trade, unions, and activists, said: "Under the instructions of the Interna...

A new drug for cancer

The Cancer Research Centre in the UK has been funding researchers who have pioneered a new drug, known as DMXAA. A drug that attacks a tumour's blood supply directly. It represents a new approach to cancer, for it constricts the tiny blood vessels that feed a tumour, as well as activating the immune sy...

Risk Of Developing Arthritis

...at younger people with sports injuries. It is also funding extensive work into improving hip, knee and other joint replacemens....

Cooling treatment for newborn asphyxia

...and other medical institutions across the UK, with funding from the Medical Research Council, plan to undertake extensive trials to find out conclusively if this type of treatment can lessen asphyxia's serious effects. During the study, parents of more than 200 children suffering from asphyxia will be asked...

Stem Cells Have Few Mutations

...ummer issued regulations that would forbid federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research except for c...ely that the 78 cell colonies approved for federal funding will be enough to develop medical treatments. ``This paper highlights an issue that we have known ...

Hypertension drugs could lower Disability

...iring. Onder said he would seek governmental grant funding for a new clinical trial. Dr. Marjolein Visser, assistant professor of medicine suggested that muscle strength and loss of muscle strength is such an important factor in the development of disability in old age. The next step will be to find out whet...

New Molecule that can stop the growth of Viruses

...ne day be turned into a drug.However, insufficient funding and a lack of lab resources have been an issue for researchers. Scientists say science has a history of slow acceptance of new ideas, especially concepts that are “outside of the box.” Researchers conclude saying the results of this research c...

Animals Can give us a second chance at life

...atients a second chance at life. However lack of funding remains the main reason the research is going so slowly. Researchers also say cloned pigs may play an important role in xenotransplantation and thisis even more controversial....

Animals can give us a second chance at life

...patients a second chance at life. However lack of funding remains the main reason the research is going so slowly. Researchers also say cloned pigs may play an important role in xenotransplantation and this is even mre controversial....

Stopping The Growth Of Viruses

...ne day be turned into a drug.However, insufficient funding and a lack of lab resources have been an issue for researchers. Scientists say science has a history of slow acceptance of new ideas, especially concepts that are “outside of the box.” In conclusion researchers say results of this research could hav...

Stopping The Growth Of Viruses

...ne day be turned into a drug.However, insufficient funding and a lack of lab resources have been an issue for researchers. Scientists say science has a history of slow acceptance of new ideas, especially concepts that are “outside of the box.” In conclusion researchers say results of this research could hav...

Producing Vaccines from genetically modified crops

...velop over the course of its initial five years of funding will eventually boost the global supply of treatments. Current methods used include genetic modification of human cells and microorganisms such as bacteria. These techniques are labour intensive, expensive and often only produce relatively small am...

Developing a new vaccine using a new technology

...lay a role in contributing technical expertise and funding and thus form a joint R&D team together with GSK. Members of the team say that the initial research will focus on designing vaccines to elicit immune responses against variants of HIV that circulate predominantly in Africa and after pre-clinical eva...

Commercialization of Biotech Discoveries, An Encouragement For Researchers

...mercialisation on a large scale through government funding and otherwise.The setting up of a venture capital fund to help promote funding of early stage innovations by young scientists and engineers to ensure domestic growth is thus much ...

An effective pain killer

...ffect on the intestinal tract. The team is seeking funding for a trial with 20 to 30 patients using ginger to treat inflammation and pain. The results would be available within about a year, said Professor Roufogalis. ...

New Stem Cells lines will be required

...'s and diabetes. But that decision permits federal funding only on the some 50 existing stem cell lines that have already been derived. While stem cell providers the world over are looking to the National Institutes of Health to fund stem cell research on those existing lines, experts like Vogelstein warn o...

Stem cells form blood vessels

...o. President Bush last summer decided that federal funding would be permitted only for stem cell cultures that already existed and were made from embryos that were to be discarded by fertility clinics. The aim was to prevent further killing for research purposes of other human embryos. Langer said his lab w...

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