Tag: "man" at medical news
Human Genome Project Achieves Technological Triumph
... the human genome has been compared with putting a man
on the moon, but I believe it is more than that," said Dr. Michael Dexter, the director of the Wellcome Trust, which funded the British part of the Human Genome Project. "This is the outstanding achievement not only of our lifetime but perhaps in the...
Sperm washing helps couples – Breakthrough in focu
... Though man
hasn’t been successful in conquering the HIV with such breakthroughs at least we can prevent the virus from spreading and thereby score at least a small victory against i....
Brain death – How to cope with it
...d trauma. It is actually a race against death that man
has never won....
“Brain fingerprinting”- The new lie detectr
...this new lie detector to be used in a retrial of a man
convicted of a 1977 murder. Lawrence Farrell, PhD, the man
who developed this new brain fingerprinting says that this technique has proved 100% accurate in mor...
Clinton's new problem - Is the outgoing American president suffering from skin cancer?
...on to his seat by sheer resilience. Now the poor man
has another problem haunting him. Unconfirmed reports suggest that the out going president had a biopsy done on a skin lesion on his back to rule out skin cancer. Also it was reported that his cholesterol is on the increase and the president is act...
Man against HIV – new vaccine ready for human trials
...it smart and strong to survive all the initiatives man
has taken to eliminate it. The TAT vaccine is the latest hope for man
against the virus! Lets hope this works!!...
Controversial Levis jean ad to be withdrawn
...un at organ donation. The ad shows an unconscious man
falling from a carousel horse. A team of medics ap...man organs and take the package by helicopter to a man
found cowering in his bedroom. The man
dons the pants and seems elated to have them. This ad film ...
Surgeons implant second artificial heart
...t self-contained artificial heart in a 59-year-old man
more than 2 months ago announced on Thursday that they have installed a second such device in a 70-year-old man. The latest patient, who was not identified, was recovering in intensive care at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, the hospital said in a sta...
Fifth US Patient Receives Artificial Heart
A fifth man
has received a self-contained artificial heart, but he is having problems with his lungs, surgeons at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, said. The medical team said details about the patient would be released later. Surgeons...
Older men 'father' schizophrenics
...ysicians and Surgeons, said her findings showed "a man
has a biological clock too". She said: "Men should be aware of the risks when they do their family planning." As men get older, their sperm reproduces through division. Each successive division introduces a slight risk of error in the genetic materia...
Shapely sperm-a valuable indicator of fertility
...ng. In one-third or more of those cases, it is the man
who is infertile....
Third artificial heart patient introduced
The third man
to receive an experimental artificial heart made h...h, and have no other treatment options. The first man
to get the implant, 59-year-old Robert Tools, survived almost five months with it. He died November ...
Sniff to compatibility
...that of their fathers. The theory implies// that a man
who smells similar to a woman's father is likely to have a compatible immune system. The natural odours that all humans produce are called pheromones. They are influenced to a degree by a cluster of genes related to the immune system called the Majo...
Liver transplant oversight urged
... inadequate post-surgical care, when a 57-year-old man
died after donating 50 percent of his liver to his brother. In their proposal, James Trotter and three colleagues at Denver's University of Colorado said an external regulator should carry out the task of certifying such units. They also urged adopt...
Elevated Ozone Levels Hurt Sperm Count
... is considered worrisome by fertility experts if a man
is trying to impregnate a partner. Sokol believes her team's study is the first US investigation to examine the relationship between air quality and sperm quality. "I don't think this study suggests in any way, shape or form that being exposed to oz...
Patients with testicular cancer dying through unfamiliarity
... their argument on a case study involving a young man
who was involved in a car accident and suffered minor injuries. Four days later he died of a blood clot in the lung which, following a postmortem, was discovered to be a consequence of cancer that had spread from a testicular tumor. After investigat...
Hormone Therapy applicable for Prostate Cancer
...ell death. "Androgen suppression in the history of man
has never cured anybody that we know of."Dr. Rowan Chlebowski, chief of medical oncology at the Harbor-UCLA Research Education Institute in Los Angeles, said doctors sometimes walk a tightrope between the potential benefits and downsides of hormone t...
Many factors influence sexual potency
... in life can play a part in sexual satisfaction. A man
unhappy with his job or worried about finances may need to explore these factors with a trained mental-health counselor if medical causes have been ruled out. - An abnormal decrease in sexual desire and performance can be linked to an unhealthy rela...
Sleep disorders can have anomalistic sexual acts
... appear confused and disoriented. One 30 year-old man
had sexually assaulted his partner between certain...cases, patients had a history of sexual abuse. One man
with a long history of sleep disturbances had been "very affected" by his father's revelation of his...
Benign eye tumors being treated
... detached retina. In the first case, a 60 year old man
attempted reatment after experiencing decreased vi...e for two weeks. In the second case, a 40 year old man
came to the clinic complaining of flickering lights and decreased visual acuity in his left eye. The...
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