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Blood Cells Capable of Regenerating Liver
...rtant discovery that means patients may be able to grow
their own liver transplants using bone marrow. This adds to a growing body of evidence that stem cells, known as "master cells" because they can produce a variety of different kinds of cells, might one day be manipulated to create custom-grown organ ...
Genetic Dentistry: Your Dentist may be able to grow you a new set
...om a [human] patient, put it in a culture dish and grow
a tooth for them.To accomplish this seemingly futuristic feat, researchers need to determine which human genes will induce formation of a new tooth in order to be able to stimulate these genes within the tooth bud cells....
Feeding channel created by malaria parasite - a new target for
...es to supply itself with the nutrients it needs to grow
and reproduce. The discovery may lead to the development of new treatments for malaria, a widespread and devastating disease. Malaria kills more than one million people each year, most of them under age 5, and the disease is becoming resistant to m...
How do babies understand language?
... were for the baby to know it. As they continue to grow
older the babies continue to learn more and develop more strategies to understand even widely separated words. All this goes to show that they have a very flexible mind. Didn’t someone say “The child is the father of the man”!!!...
Lure of the home turf brings back NRI doctors
...in the healthcaresector, which is expected to only grow
over time. The emergence of moderncorporate and investorowned hospitals in the country is steadily luring moreand more NRI doctors back to home turf. And unlike other sectors, where compensations at par with international levelshave been the main dra...
Breast Feeding prevents obesity later on in life
...e. So if you want your kids to stay slim when they grow
up, make it a point to breast-feed them without fail. Remember, breast-feeding fights obesty....
Doctors advice early anemia tests
...ple blood test can prevent these problems, as they grow
older. The Institute of Child Health at the University in Southwestern England has pioneered a research in this field. Dr Andrea Sheriff led the study. Sheriff and her colleagues examined blood samples taken from 1,141 children when they were 8, 12 a...
Biotechnology industry expected to grow into a three billion dollar industry by 2002
...he biotech products market in India is expected to grow
into a three billion dollar industry by 2002 accor...he report said the global industry was expected to grow
by 17% into 40 billion by 2005 and added that India needed to invest resources in academic and indus...
Special proteins to fight TB identified
...ck proteins. The altered TB bacterium was able to grow
in the lab and was able to cause an acute infection in mice. But this mutant form of TB did not cause a chronic infection unlike ordinary TB bacteria. It is possible that high levels of heat-shock proteins block the TVB bacterium's ability to infec...
Smoking spreads Cancer
...ic response in the body that encourages cancers to grow
and spread to other organs. There may also be other lifestyle factors unique to smokers that may also help explain the link. Smokers can still reduce their risk of dying by quitting - even after the cancer is diagnosed....
Test-tube babies show no emotional problems
Babies born with the help of fertility treatment grow
into emotionally and socially well-adjusted children, according to new research. The world's first study that followed in-vitro, or test tube, babies to the brink of adolescence showed that youngsters who had been conceived through fertility treatme...
New Laser Techniques cure degeneration of the eye
...This degenerative condition cause blood vessels to grow
underneath the retina and leak fluid, causing scarring and loss of vision. Eye specialists have come up with a new therapy called the Photodynamic Therapy, which has a lower risk rate of damaging the retinal tissue. This is a two-step process, a co...
Blocked viens block eye sight
...y release growth factors to encourage new veins to grow
- but they grow
in the iris instead of the retina. These large veins that grow
in the iris obscures vision and exert...
Recouping blood flow after a stroke
The brain can grow
new blood vessels after a minor stroke, which helps to restore blood flow in the damaged area. The brain tries to heal itself after a stroke. We know that people gradually recover lost functions - like speech and movement in many cases. Now a study i...
Zydus Cadila and Kopran in strategic alliance
...urendra Somani, MD, Kopran said, "while Aten would grow
faster in the hands of Zydus, Kopran would be abl... first time in India. While on one hand Aten would grow
faster in the hands of Zydus Cadila, Kopran would be able to achieve higher growths through its stra...
Gene therapy - Aim to improve blood flow
...t attacks. If blood vessels could be encouraged to grow
to reinforce the supply to the heart muscle, this ...to do so. // Altering a gene could help doctors grow
new, healthy, blood vessels in heart patients and diabetics. A research team from the University of ...
Hormone contraceptives lead to bone problems
...to lose more than we make, causing our skeleton to grow
more fragile. In women, the start of this process is often marked by menopause, a time when, not coincidentally, estrogen levels dramatically decline. Now, researchers say that DMPA, which blocks pregnancy by suppressing estrogen production and st...
Gene Treatment for Heart Disease
... called growth factors that stimulate the heart to grow
new vessels. The treatment with the growth factor called VEGF-2 worked better, says researcher Douglas Losordo, MD, of St. Elizabeth's Medical Center of Boston. He says that eight of 12 patients treated with VEGF-2 had increased blood flow to the hea...
A need for new stem cell lines
...pplications. If implanted in a patient, they could grow
cells afresh, offering cures for intractable diseases like Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's and diabetes. One issues is that many of the existing lines were "cultured with animal cells and serum" creating the fear that pathogens in mice or cows coul...
Too much fibre can aggrevate cancer
...l cancer develop out of polyps, or adenomas, which grow
on the wall of the bowel. However, the latest re...ests that new adenomas are actually more likely to grow
in patients given this fibre supplementation. In 456 patients with a history of polyps, roughly a th...
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