Navigation Links

Tag: "isolated" at medical news

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...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Other Tags
(Date:7/9/2014)... a relatively optimistic picture of women,s chances of surviving ... the chest wall or skin, but not beyond. ... size and whether they have involved lymph nodes, are ... advanced" tumors, suggesting that they are a relatively serious ... breast cancers of this and other types account for ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... This news release is available in French . ... different factors in 14 year old teens, including brain structure ... with 70% accuracy who will go on to develop binge ... lack of conscientiousness, and other variables such as life events ... likelihood of binge drinking. Whether or not the child ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... have a reputation for being highly toxic, but when used ... being found to offer potential health benefits in a range ... A new compound (AP39), designed and made at the University ... targeting delivery of very small amounts of the substance to ... in Exeter have already found that the compound protects mitochondria ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... age with kidney and heart disease have raised concerns ... adults. However, in the first study to look closely ... Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania report that older ... expectancy and cardiovascular health as very healthy older people ... the ever increasing organ transplant waitlists, the authors of ...
(Date:7/8/2014)... and cardiovascular health as other healthy mature individuals, according ... Journal of Transplantation . The findings may provide some ... professionals caring for them. , Over the past two ... and older has become more common. Given the links ... removal of a kidney could make older donors vulnerable ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Fox Chase researchers recommend updating the staging criteria for breast cancer diagnoses 2Health News:Fox Chase researchers recommend updating the staging criteria for breast cancer diagnoses 3Health News:What drives a child to abuse alcohol? 2Health News:Rotten egg gas holds key to healthcare therapies 2Health News:Penn study finds living kidney donation does not increase risk of death or heart disease for older 2Health News:Study finds kidney donation safe for healthy older adults 2
(Date:7/9/2014)... selection for traits that are attractive to the opposite ... to mate, the tail of male peacocks being an ... Riverside have now found that sexual selection and "placentation" ... Describing the life histories of more than 150 species ... that species with placentas tend to have males that ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... nature,s ability to split the water molecule during ... artificial photosynthesis for clean, green and renewable energy ... scientists led by researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley ... Accelerator Laboratory. , Working at SLAC,s Linac ... x-ray laser, the researchers were able to take ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... traumatic injuries have identified an immune marker that ... hospital-acquired infection. The study, led by clinician-scientists at ... in the journal Shock , is part ... the clinical implementation of quick-turnaround immune function tests ... damage following critical illness or injury in pediatric ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Biologists link sexual selection and placenta formation 2Biologists link sexual selection and placenta formation 3Biologists link sexual selection and placenta formation 4Postcards from the photosynthetic edge 2Postcards from the photosynthetic edge 3Immune function predicts infection risk among child trauma patients 2Immune function predicts infection risk among child trauma patients 3
Other Contents