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Stem Cell Treatment For Children With Brain Injury To Be Initiated
... Followed by initial treatment and evaluation, the parents
of the injured child would be approached regarding participation in the clinical trial. After obtaining a written informed consent, progenitor stem cells from the bone marrow in the hip region would be extracted. This would be processed to obtain t...
French Doctors Successfully Separate Twins Joined At Spine
...ion that could develop into meningitis. The twins’ parents
have requested anonymity. But surgeons said that the boys should have a normal childhood. While operating, they made sure to leave enough skin to cover the wound by placing inflatable balloons under the area to be operated about 30 days before the su...
Recanalization enables Tsunami mourners to parent again
...g with government support are drawing many tsunami parents
to this surgery," said Tilagam. The state governm...ng homes. "The government is encouraging tsunami parents
to come forward for the surgery," said Nagapattinam district collector J. Radhakrishnan. While peop...
Higher Levels Of Depression Seen Among Parents
...o depression levels, like in the case of unmarried parents
there were higher levels of depression when compared to married parents. Those parents
with minor children also experienced lesser levels of depression. Greater stress levels were not ...
Both Kidneys Robbed From A Poor Rickshaw Driver In Bihar
... married wife, has become a widow, and his elderly parents
and a younger brother suffering from TB are bereft of the sole support in the family. --Edited IANS...
Respecting Dwarfs- A Lesson To Be Learnt From Ancient Egyptians
...o the existing belief that dwarfs are only born to parents
with dwarfism, it has been found that more than ? of dwarfs are born to parents
of average size. This interesting research appears in the American Journal of Medical Genetics. Mo...
Risk of heart disease is genetically transferred
...e is genetically susceptible and risk increases if parents
have heart disease, but this study has shown a 45% increased risk of heart disease in adults if their siblings have heart disease. Researchers feel that risk of heart disease increases with family history of heart disease and environmental risk. R...
Boy Refused Compensation For HIV Infection Following Hospital Admission
... to have provided the infected blood product. Both parents
have been found to have a negative infection statu... the issue have turned down the case. The victim’s parents
had claimed a compensation for the mental trauma and other forms of medical expenses incurred. A c...
Youth Smoking Sparked By Multiple Factors: Study
...ng is sparked by multiple factors, such as smoking parents
or friends, dropping out of high school and smoking at a young age//. A study based on a national sample of more than 14,000 young adults 21.8 years old on average found many common factors contribute to smoking among youth. Depression, for example...
Rehabilitate Sex Workers - Mata Amritanandamayi
... call her the "hugging saint". Born to fishermen parents
in Alappad village in Kollam district of Kerala, a...bled people, had a very humble beginning, with her parents
facing an uphill task to feed their eight children. The 52-year-old "Amma" has become a household na...
Black Actor Confesses Sex Cult Past
... revealed he grew up in a weird sex cult after his parents
tried to save their marriage by becoming its membe...s deeply affected by the cult sessions because his parents
shared their bed with another woman. He says: "My parents
met this other woman who ended up coming ...
Depression affects one in 10 U.S. teens: study
...has a huge impact on children and their lives, the parents
and the system have not been addressing this serio...regivers, insurance issues and difficulty faced by parents
and teachers in noticing the symptoms. Treatment for depression among teenagers became a controver...
Men queue up for Circumcision In Swaziland To Prevent HIV/AIDS
...advocates the practice in "Swazi terms" by telling parents
that their paternal bloodline depends on protecting their sons from HIV. However, some circumcision advocates say that newly circumcised men might believe that they are "totally protected" from HIV and take to high-risk sexual behavior, while in f...
Punjab Government To Clamp Down On Sex Determination Tests
...ecently approved a Rs.5 million scheme under which parents
of girls would be given financial incentives till the girls attained adulthood, provided both parents
opted for permanent sterilization. Edited IANS ...
Baby Born Through Frozen Donor Egg
Wendy and Jared Kennedy are the parents
of the first baby born through the use of a frozen donor egg. This had been purchased from a commercial egg bank, Cryo Eggs// International (CEI), which is a first of its sort in the world. Each of the seven eggs were purchased for US$ 2,500 by the c...
Parental Knowledge Of RSV Infections Is Vital
...s and HIV at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center says that parents
have limited knowledge about the disease and this ... certain precautionary measures to be taken by the parents
like washing the hands before handling the baby, to stay away from people suffering from cold and fe...
Omega-3 May Help Special Children
...tion between behavior and dietary supplements. The parents
are free to withdraw their children from the study anytime they choose. Vitamin D is also contained in fish oils which contribute towards protecting against cancer and strengthening bones....
New warning signs for child meningitis
...ll be early warning signs of bacterial meningitis, parents
are being advised. // Thousand’s of children's ... could speed diagnosis and treatment. Until now, parents
have been warned to look out for their child having a headache, stiff neck, sensitivity to light and...
Movies Influence Youngsters To Drink
...evention of early alcohol use and our hope is that parents
of young children become more aware that drinking in films is common and that seeing these depictions can lead to early experimentation with drinking," he added Overall, researchers calculated that the typical child who took part in the survey was ex...
Youngsters Take Their Example From Older Siblings
... brothers of a child are stronger role models than parents
or friends // as far as habits like smoking and dr...ton studied the role played by peers, siblings and parents
with regard to drug abuse among teenagers. The data available from as many as 1,370 teenagers from B...
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