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Mother Donates Eggs So Daughter can Give Birth

...and infertility, Tan said. Turner syndrome often leaves women incapable of producing eggs but with healthy wombs and can give birth through donated eggs. "I was touched by her case because, in her own words, 'a mother should always do her best to help her children.' If her daughter had a kidney problem ...

New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down

...o limit the cacophony. The new one in many cases leaves it up to an inspector to determine if noise is "clearly audible." City or police agents who are implementing the rules in some cases will have devices with which they can measure the vibrating noise typical of a techno music blowout. Discos, danceh...

A Mechanical Prosthetic Close to the Real Thing

...ificial phalanges. 'Having a body-powered device leaves little room for mechanical failure,' Didrick said, adding that there aren't any robotic medical alternatives. Made of steel and blue plastic, Didrick's X-Finger allows for a surprising degree of dexterity: Enough to grip (and swing) a golf club, op...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...than solar energy and water. If hydrogen burns, it leaves no trace in the air, except for a bit of water vapor. The hydrogen filling station at Forus, the first in Norway, was opened last August and will be joined by a further four on the main road that hugs the country's southern coast. Eventually these ...

Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring

...ortation authority. Otherwise, it sits quietly and leaves the communication channel free. For example, if traffic stalls at an interchange, the controller box could alert authorities that it suspects an accident. If conditions are fine, no data are sent. "With this approach, no news is good news," Coifm...

A New Study Throws Limelight in HIV Vaccine Production

...bility of HIV to escape recognition by HLA class 1 leaves the body incapable of finding and fighting the virus. The study, published in the July issue of PLoS Pathogens, is the largest population-based investigation of how natural variations in HLA class 1 can influence HIV genetic sequence, as well as the...

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Spreading Its Tentacles in Massachusetts

...ied to go outside, her family said, though now she leaves once a day to take short walks to the beach. Her illness, she said, served as a wake-up call to family members, who are now very cautious and make sure to use insect repellent before going outside. Still, her 9-year-old granddaughter is afraid of t...

MEN as Partners to MEND Maternal Health A World Population Day Initiative

...ing child-birth. What happens to the children she leaves behind? And who do we blame for the plight of the women and the children? In most homes, men have the last word. Women are forced to toe the line, as if in tacit agreement, fearing reprobation. Decisions about sexual activity, frequency of sex, co...

Researchers Develop First Mouse Model of Lung Transplantation

...m and prevent it from attacking the new lung. This leaves them vulnerable to upper respiratory infections, which can quickly develop into pneumonia. Kreisel and others suspect that these illnesses alter the immune response and increase inflammation, which eventually lead to chronic rejection. They note t...

Survey Shows Emergency Services Of British Hospitals Doing A Good Job

... artery and guided to the blocked heart artery. It leaves in place a stent - which pushes back the fatty deposits in the artery. In 2006-07, this was the main or first treatment for 3,192 patients in England and Wales, twice the previous year's figure. According to the report, an increasing number of ho...

Health Insurance- Play It Safe And Reap The Benefits

... will require him to re-do the medical tests. This leaves no option other than renewing your policy. Otherwise, youll start comparing the premium charged by various companies and decide accordingly, adds Gupta. Apart from this, most medical insurance policies have a moratorium of about six months. This me...

Smokers may Be Motivated to Quit During Interventions in Hospital Stays

...me continuing contact is provided after the smoker leaves the hospital, Rigotti said. Counseling in the hospital has to be followed by supportive contacts for at least one month afterwards. This package really helps people to quit. The Cochrane review also found that adding nicotine replacement or bupropi...

Less Information on Dietary Treatment in Type2 Diabetes

...of improving blood sugar levels. Type 2 diabetes leaves a person at danger of having elevated levels of sugar (glucose) in their blood. This high sugar content then causes damage to blood vessels, which in turn harms many organs including the eyes, nerves, kidneys and heart. When people are first diagnos...

Chief Medical Officer Urges Presumption of Organ Donation to End Transplant Shortfall

...asure would end a shortfall in organ donation that leaves around 7,000 people on the transplant waiting list at any one time, he said. "We have something of a crisis in this country," said Donaldson. "Every day at least one patient dies while on the list. There is a shortage of organs in this country and ...

New Book Gives Gruesome Account of India Girl Killings

.... It is a silent and smoothly executed crime which leaves no waves in its wake," Aravamudan writes. The author said it was not an easy subject to tackle. "Some of the communities had very militant people. There was a lot of hostility. They thought an outsider like me didn't have any right to question wh...

Supermodel Kate Moss Brands Pete Doherty The Slug

... He looks like a slug, acts like a slug and always leaves a trail of mess behind him, the News of the World quoted a friend of Moss as saying. Pals of the 33-year-old British beauty now maintain that there's no chance of a reunion between the pair. "She wants nothing to do with Pete. We all think it's ...

Scientists Have Invented New Device to Reap Fresh Water from the Air

... of scientists have taken inspiration from natures leaves and spider cobwebs and designed an inverted pyramid that can collect fresh water from dew in the air . Made of elastic canvas, recycled polycarbonate, metal or glass, WatAir can reap dozens of litres of water a day from the air, according to its de...

The Custom of Circumcision Decline in the US

... United States, it is often done before a new baby leaves the hospital. There are medical benefits and risks to circumcision. Possible benefits include a lower risk of urinary tract infections, penile cancer and sexually transmitted diseases. The risks include pain and a low risk of bleeding or infection. T...

Kashmir University Stops Construction to Save Chinar Trees

...ley owe their origin to Greece. The broad, thick leaves of the chinar are famous for their changing colour...From green to crimson, red and finally yellow, the leaves of the chinar present an autumnal spectacle of colour, which fascinates tourists so much that they t...

Employer Leave Helps the Parents of Chronically Ill Kids

...study examined the availability of paid and unpaid leaves of absence from work, how often parents missed work to care for their ill children, and the length of absences from work. Researchers found that less than half of the parents interviewed qualified for benefits under the federal Family and Medical L...

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