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Now umbilical cord helps in stroke treatment.

...o manufacture human spare parts. This will come in handy to treat ailments like strokes and Alzheimer’s where the stem cells replace dead cells in the brain. One or two cords will give enough stem cells to treat a stroke victim and the cells can be frozen and used whenever needed. Sanberg says the study ...

Genetic Tests Could Become As Affordable As Blood Tests

...ue called Supramolecular Nano-Stamping (SuNS) uses handy genetic tools called microarrays, which are not generally used in medical diagnostics.// The new technique has been developed by Francesco Stellacci and his colleagues at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In this technique, the templ...

India's vaccination project gets a boost

... of immunization program. The money will come in handy especially for states like Bihar and Uttar Pradesh where the immunization programme is close to a breakdown. Only 10 per cent children in Bihar and 23 percent in UP are vaccinated. GAVI funding across the world in the last two years is believed to h...

Hospitals Receive $60 Million To Improve Infrastructure.

...mprove the generator facilities as it will be very handy when there is a power cut. The state has decided to give the money according to the last provincial budget and is distributed to the hospitals via the Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund. This decision was taken keeping in mind the public health a...

Handy Touch - A Wand to Bust Stressful Situations

...ng their husband’s hands, feel immediate relief. A handy tip on how human touch can alleviate stressful situations, even threatening ones! A note-worthy feature of the study revealed that relief from a loved one’s touch recorded intense soothing sensations, far more than a cursory touch by a stranger. Th...

Cancer Treatment To Become Less Expensive

...mptoms. The polyfex stent technology would also be handy in treating cancer in the food pipe. Around 600 doctors from across the country are expected to participate in the conference. Edited (IANS...

Berlin Heart Saves The Life Of An Eighteen Month Old Child

...ctors find a suitable donor organ. This comes very handy as there is a desperately short supply of organs for the babies and toddlers. Claudia suddenly became ill just after her first birthday. After various tests it was found that she needed to undergo heart transplantation. But there was a shortage of...

Sound Of Sneezing Could Speak About Ones Personality Traits

...ake the best leaders. Do you always keep tissues handy and cover your mouth when you feel a sneeze coming? These are the "be right" sneezers and are typically the careful, accurate, deep-thinking type, said Wood. The last group are the enthusiastic sneezers. These are the people with sneezes you notice...

Computers Aid in the Development of Bird Flu Vaccine

...lop a vaccine for bird flu. Computers come in very handy //as they have the ability to perform difficult ta...with ease. In UK high powered computers are coming handy to search for a cure against bird flu. Mostly computers that can crunches data from particle physics...

Mobile Phone Messages Assists in Unraveling Murder Mystery

...er lover preceding the crime, all of which came in handy and helped the accused admit to the murder. The two men were following the couple during their entire honeymoon tour. "She hails from a rich family, while her lover is from a poor family. She could not refuse the marriage with Anantharaman. But a...

New Studies On Zebrafish Could Aid in Treating Birth Defects

.... These qualities make the zebrafish exceptionally handy in studying the complex relationship between genes and nutrition during development, a puzzle that has stood in the way of developing effective treatments for birth defects. "This is a proof of concept that we can use the zebrafish to finally under...

Three-Part Program To Lower Cholesterol

...er calorie foods for high calorie favorites, and a handy chart of portion sizes based on NHLBI's Portion Distortion Interactive Quiz (http://hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/portion/). There are also sample menus for TLC at different calorie levels. A special section of the booklet is devoted to the metabolic syndrome,...

HP Government to Introduce Sugar Free Herbal Honey Project

...ner and attracts bees. These leaves will come in handy both during the dry winter countryside and the rainy season when the bees are unable to fly out in search of food. In the lean season, the hungry bees are normally fed sugar by beekeepers, resulting in production of poor quality honey. Stevia will ...

Iodine Deficiency: A Global Initiative to Weed Out the Problem

... level for the younger lot. So reach out for the handy solution right in your very homes, just a spoon of salt away! <BR...

Children and Chronic Kidney Disease

...to screen for kidney problems also appears to be a handy gauge of kidney function and disease progression i...his test is fast, cheap and simple and is a really handy tool to help us track disease progression in children with kidney disease,' says Susan Furth, M.D., ...

Work-outs, Not So Much of a ‘pain’ With Caffeie

... the likes of Ibuprofen and Aspirin, which come in handy to relieve muscle soreness after a heavy work out or exercise. A new study has suggested that the caffeine //equivalent of two cups of coffee, consumed before a work out, may ease muscle pain by 50%. In the words of researcher Patrick O'Connor, of ...

Lethal Staphylococcus can Be Fatal to Pneumonia Patients

...lowing a stringent hygiene programme would come in handy to combat this bacterial attack. JY...

Fight Nicotine With Brisk Walking

...ege London felt that these exercises could come in handy for a shorter bout of craving. For a long time effect it will have to be combined with anti-smoking techniques. JT...

Computer Based Therapy For Depression

...ge, London, felt that these programs could come in handy in cases where people felt too shy to talk to a therapist in person. He also felt that computer programs may not have the flexibility to probe different angles of an issue. JYT...

Female Ducks Develop Complicated Genitals to Outwit Aggressive Males

...id in a telephone interview. "So if it is such a handy tool, why don't they have them any more?" Brennan asked. Instead, they mate using what biologists call a "cloacal kiss" -- a brief touch of the single opening that birds of both sexes have for disposing of waste and that both eggs and sperm come ou...

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