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First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab

... mature eggs. Researchers led by Hananel Holzer isolated unmatured egg cells from the woman's ovaries and used hormones to wheedle them to maturity in the laboratory. They froze the eggs and thawed for use. Though the maturation of eggs in the lab has been done before, leading to healthy births, and the ...

Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses

...ffective not only against the strain of SARS virus isolated from people, but also against a variety of animal strains, because animals will be a likely source for re-emergence of the SARS virus," added the alumna of Madras University. The researchers identified two human antibodies that bind to a region on ...

New Blood Vessels can Be Created from Bone Marrow Stem Cells: Study

...eadis. He also said that the smooth muscle cells isolated from the bone marrow were mesenchymal cells, the stem cells that can differentiate into several cell types and which would not trigger an immune reaction when transplanted into another individual. "If true, this means that you may be able to develo...

Concerns Raised Over Risks for Patients and Staff in Australian Hospital

... structure; it's very difficult for patients to be isolated in a single room," said Dr Thomas, who is also chairman of the Australian Medical Association's Child and Youth Health Committee. "Patients are often cohorted together and may or may not have the same infection." AMA state president Dr Peter Ford...

Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

...ties. He gives the example of Easter Island, the isolated speck of land in the Pacific Ocean, which once had a population estimated to be as many as 20,000 people. Its civilisation expired in the 18th century in a bloody sunset of internecine warfare and cannibalism after the trees which provided fuel and...

Key Mechanism to Emergence of Strep Bacteria

... infection. Ancestral strains of the M1T1 strep, isolated before the acquisition of the bacteriophage, also failed to undergo the mutation to produce serious disease....

Spacesuits of the Future Will Be as Flexible as Spidermans

...ession occurs. However, with the BioSuit, a small, isolated puncture can be wrapped much like a bandage, and the rest of the suit will be unaffected. According to Newman, the finished BioSuit could be a hybrid that incorporates some elements of the traditional suits, including a gas-pressured torso section ...

Curry Ingredient Kills Plaque Leading to Alzheimer's

...ay really be good for health, for researchers have isolated a chemical called bisdemethoxycurcumin , the active ingredient of curcuminoids a natural substance found in turmeric root that may help the immune system clear plaques found in Alzheimer's. Researchers state that the chemical may help the immune...

Alien Hand Syndrome Causes Random Hand Movement

... that AHM was associated with highly selective and isolated activation of the contralateral primary motor cortex. The fact that motor cortex activity was identical during AHM and voluntary movements indicates that conscious and unconscious motor activity involves the same underlying brain structures and tha...

Chemical Compound in Turmeric Helps to Fight Alzheimers

... brain disease that impairs memory . Researchers isolated the compound 'bisdemethoxycurcumin' found in turmeric, which they claimed helps stimulate immune system cells that defend the body against infections and diseases. It may be possible to infuse this compound into patients and treat the incurable an...

Math Model Helps Identify Genes That Attack Hepatitis C Virus

... "In the specific case of hepatitis C, we have now isolated the genes that show which patients will respond to treatment. Until now, all patients received treatment for an extended period of time without knowing whether or not they would respond. In the future, we hope to find other medications that will be m...

Lead Scare Causes Thomas to Derail

... thorough investigation, RC2 identified the issue, isolated the manufacturing facility, and has implemented a corrective action plan."...

US Dentists Help Victims of Domestic Violence Smile Again

...ad a broken spirit," Kauffman said. "I became very isolated ... and became a recluse." Kauffman, 62, grew up poor. She said she didn't own a toothbrush until she was 10. Abuse in the intervening years made the problems with her teeth much worse, she said. Unable to afford dental care, she learned to hide br...

Insilico Studies on Chlorine Eating Bacteria

...fessor of civil and environmental engineering, and isolated and studied by Stephen Zinder, Cornell professor of microbiology, are now in wide use to detoxify such carcinogenic chemicals as perchloroethylene (PCE) and trichloroethylene (TCE). They do this by removing chlorine atoms from molecules and leaving l...

H5N1 Bird Flu Confirmed at Czech Turkey Farm

...re, I believe that this first case could remain an isolated one," Semerad explained. "The virus probably originated from contaminated straw bedding," he added. No domestic poultry can be moved within the restricted area. "Strict checks will be imposed, with a ban on the movements of animals, a count of all...

Video Game Addiction to Be Termed as a Medical Condition

...yers, says the AMA, are more likely to be socially isolated and probably addicted. Up to 90 percent of American youngsters play video games and as many as 15 percent of them more than 5 million kids may be addicted, according to data cited in the AMA councils report. There are many people who agree with ...

Being Employed on the Moon can Cause Depression

.... While Spell's research was not conducted in an isolated environment, he notes that under such conditions it is likely that social interaction among team members is even more critical since team members are the only source of support. Spell's research in the area of employee health and wellness regularly...

Singaporean Student to Present Stem Cell Research Paper at Conferences in US, UK

...ways that would allow a type of stem cell commonly isolated from bone marrow to be grown in the laboratory under conditions that are safe for clinical trials. When grown under safer conditions, these cells (Mesenchymal Stem Cells) will have many therapeutic implications. When conference attendees attend hi...

Brain Tumor Drug in Frogs A New Report

...s a version of a ribonuclease enzyme that has been isolated from the oocytes (egg cells) of the Northern Leopa...inase is the second anti-tumour ribonuclease to be isolated by Alfacell Corporation from Rana pipiens oocytes. The other, ONCONASE(R) (ranpirnase), is current...

Cord Blood may Hold Potential Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes

...ts ages 2 to 7 intravenous infusions of stem cells isolated from their own cord blood. Researchers evaluated the patients for the next two years to measure how much insulin they were making on their own and to assess blood sugar levels and the function of key immune system cells. The study found that duri...

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