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Adult Stem Cells Show Promise for Peripheral Vascular Disease

...re treatment, and at 12 weeks after treatment, was performed in 10 of the patients and showed formation of new collateral vessels. The patients had no severe adverse effects or complications related to cell transplantation. "These preliminary results, while encouraging, must be further researched in future...

Embryo Protection Law in Germany

...n Germany in 2004 there were 222 foetal reductions performed (representing 2.6%). Foetal reductions are performed when a woman has a multiple pregnancy and doctors consider it necessary to reduce the number of foet...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...ions for reconstructive plastic surgery procedures performed on the face and breasts. Stress + comfort foods = excess weight gainAs part of the study, Zukowska and her team examined the effect of several forms of chronic stress that mice in the wilderness can encounter, such as exposure for an hour a day ove...

Genetic Disease Causes hearing loss

...an alleviate vestibular symptomatology, and can be performed with hearing preservation and minimal morbidity. Therefore, in patients with hearing and imaging evidence of an ELST, surgery may be considered after weighing its potential risks to prevent neurologic worsening or amelioration of symptoms. To inte...

An Inconvenient Truth-Coal to Liquid

... Andrews says. Since it opened in 1977, CAER has performed research seeking cost-effective, energy-efficient and environmentally friendly ways to use coal and carbon. However, the low cost of oil and gasoline discouraged energy companies from seeking alternative fuels. As the cost of oil and gasoline has ...

World's First Face Transplant Patient Feels She is Alive Again

..."great responsibility" not just to the doctors who performed the unprecedented operation on November 27, 2005, but to the young woman who donated her face. "I feel a great responsibility, for me and my family, for the medical teams ... and for the donor's family," she said. "Not a day goes by when I don't ...

Vegas Couples Hope Sevens Will Be Lucky Wedding Day

... Las Vegas," Foote said. Several ceremonies were performed en masse, others at drive-up windows. Balcita an...ples began marrying at the small chapels that have performed the ceremonies for decades. Larger resorts and hotels that frequently host weddings designed elabo...

Signalife Recorder Transmits Heart Rate Data From Champ Car Driver in Real-Time

...it is recorded," stated Dr. Cummings. "The monitor performed well at our first live heart rate telemetry test and I am excited to see how it develops even further this season." In addition to safety, the Champ Car drivers benefit from the recorded ECG data as they can better tailor physical training and improv...

Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare

...t be why human growth in the United States has not performed as well in relative terms. Scientists have a good understanding of the factors that determine height. Genetic variations are key to individuals' heights, but aren't a significant factor in the average height of a population. That has to do with hea...

Advancement in Gene Associated With Colon Cancer

...er genetic links. The fact that these studies were performed among other populations around the world suggests that this one genetic marker is highly influential across ethnic groups. The new Cancer Biology and Therapy paper is by an international group of scientists from the University of Michigan Medical S...

Americas Best Hospital Reduced Heart Attack Rates

...ing performance and that many non-ranked hospitals performed well. Consequently, although the U.S. News & World Report rankings provide some guidance about the performance on outcomes, they fall short of identifying all the top hospitals with respect to 30-day survival after admission for acute myocardial infa...

Clinicians Ordering Inappropriate Prostate Screenings

...tests to screen for prostate cancer are frequently performed among patients for whom the PSA test is not shown ...nsidered inappropriate, with 35,612 (15.3 percent) performed in patients older than 75 years and 1,871 (0.8 percent) in patients younger than 40 years. Of the ...

Researchers Develop First Mouse Model of Lung Transplantation

...dney transplants. About 1,000 lung transplants are performed each year in the United States. The high failur...h those of the recipient. Okazaki has successfully performed several hundred lung transplants in the mice, and the teams analysis indicates the model simulates t...

Daily Antibiotics may Not Prevent Future Urinary Tract Infections Risk in Kids

... six years old. Most did not have an imaging study performed and did not receive daily antibiotics to prevent infections," said Patrick Conway, M.D. M.Sc., primary investigator of the study. "We found that daily antibiotic treatment was not associated with a decreased risk of recurrent UTIs, but was associa...

Kaposi Sarcoma Arise from Multiple Cells

...., of the Institut Pasteur in Paris and colleagues performed the largest study to date on the origins of advanced Kaposi sarcoma. Biopsies from 98 Kaposi sarcoma patients were analyzed using molecular diagnostic techniques to compare the viral DNA of the tumors, which often contain human herpesvirus 8. The re...

Neoprene Sleeve in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery

...aft. Approximately 100,000 ACL reconstructions are performed annually according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. It is widely believed that the rigid support provided by a functional knee brace protects the graft and improves knee stability and function when the patient returns to sport after...

Navigating Healthcare

...ospital. Pennsylvania surveyed 60 hospitals that performed heart bypass surgery. It found the best-paid hospital received about $97,000 on average, compared to about $18,000 on average for the lowest-paid. Nothing substantial was achieved by the patient paying more. In fact, the Patients in both had comparab...

Organ Donors Solicited During UKs National Transplant Week

...sful heart-lung transplant for cystic fibrosis was performed in 1985. Transplantation is not a magic cure for cystic fibrosis. Although patients have new lungs that won't develop CF, they have to continue taking medication for the rest of the body, which still has it. 74 per cent of lung transplant patients su...

Electronic Medical Records can Pay You Within 16 Months

... of 2005, versus the cost of those same activities performed manually in the third quarter of 2003. The University of Rochester Medical Center estimated that the new electronic medical records system reduced costs by 393,662 dollars per year, nearly two-thirds of that coming from a sharp reduction in the tim...

Modified Herpes Virus Keeps Arteries Free-flowing Following Procedures

... significant impact on the outcomes of angioplasty performed in humans. Human trials would be the next step to test this theory....

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