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Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

...at the cost of inflicting sterility when the child reaches adult life. Obstetrician Ariel Revel of the Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, found eggs in the ovarian buds of pre-pubescent girls aged between five and 10 years. The eggs were gently sucked out using a needle, were matured in a lab dish ...

Women's Empowerment Key to Curbing AIDS: UN

.... Piot cited the example of Kenya, where the ratio reaches 67 percent. "As an optimist, I am a firm believer that catastrophes also offer opportunities. So let's turn the paradigm upside down and make sure that the response to AIDS leverages a fatal blow to the disempowerment of women," he said. "If it w...

Africa's Men Urged to Step Up AIDS Fight

... female. Kenya, which hosted the summit, the ratio reaches 67 percent. The UNAIDS and World Health Organisation, the frontline agencies coordinating the fight against the epidemic, said gender equality and the empowerment of women are key to slowing the spread of the killer virus. Mlambo-Ngcuka said the ...

Survey Shows Emergency Services Of British Hospitals Doing A Good Job

...able to give clot-busting drugs before the patient reaches hospital. Judy O'Sullivan, spokesperson for the British Heart Foundation offered the following statement: "While the data shows that the emergency services are making great progress, sadly it's often the person having the heart attack who continues...

Soccer Players Face Groin Injuries

...f surgeries, comments Dr. Gerhardt. Once an injury reaches the chronic stage it is hard to manage with any treatment regimen, including ours. These players typically go on to require surgery. Chronic injuries are defined as lasting a month or longer. Avoiding acute injuries, which the studys preseason inju...

Hot Tips for Keeping Your PC Cool in Summer

...de of your PC and can sound an alarm when the heat reaches a dangerous level. Or you can turn to a free downloadable utility such as Motherboard Monitor. A temperature reading of higher than 60 degrees Celsius on any internal component is generally a cause for concern, especially if that temperature is rea...

Vaccines That Kick Drug Habits, Minimize Withdrawal Symptoms Developed

...accine slowly decreases the amount of cocaine that reaches the brain. Its a slow process, and patients do not go through any significant withdrawal symptoms, Kosten said. The vaccines stimulated the body to produce antibodies which then attack the drug while it is in the blood stream. This prevented the dr...

A New Signaling Mechanism in Drosophila

...ecurity measure designed to ensure that the signal reaches the receptor cell in the proper fashion, neither too weakly nor too strongly. Using RNA interference techniques (RNAi), the researchers observed that it was necessary to disactivate the signal in both groups of cells in order to prevent the message...

Fine Particulate Matter from Traffic may Reduce Unborn Babies Birth Weight

...at a minor fraction of the fine particulate matter reaches the blood through the lungs and influences the placenta or other organs which are responsible for regulating the growth of the foetus. Studies from the US and Poland have for example shown that polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH), which are prod...

Indian Doctor Based in California Bags NECO Award

...n with the Alameda County Health Services where he reaches out to the poor children in Oakland and Newark. NECO serves as an umbrella for over 250 groups that celebrate, educate and nurture ethnic pride, heritage, culture, tradition and commerce. Past medallists include six US presidents as well as Nobel...

New Cancer Therapy That can Be Less Painful

...re attracted to cancerous tumours. Once the cell reaches the cancer, the drug is released directly into the malignant growth. It is hoped the technique could treat tumours in the breast, ovaries, colon and lungs. So far it has been used in mice and dogs, and the researchers plan to begin human trials s...

Mother's Day Surprise

...e first would be at mid-night, the second when she reaches office, the third when she is back home and lastly again at mid-night before the day ends. She also recalls the day when she had first celebrated Mothers day. She never knew what and when Mothers day was until she was about to leave school. When I ...

Suicide Gene Therapy Kills Bowel Cancer Cells

...rus is programmed to switch on the gene only if it reaches a tumour. When the gene is switched on, the virus produces a protein that activates an otherwise harmless prodrug, given separately. Because this drug is only activated in tumours, it selectively kills only cancer cells. In normal tissue, the drug ...

Library Of Brains To Aid Study of Brain Development In Children

...ing blocks seem to be in place by the time someone reaches 11 or 12," Waber said. She said the MRI data on the children - some of which are expected to be released this summer - will help scientists see how the structures and connections in the brain change during that rapid period of development. "It'...

AIDS Victims, Supporters Gather in Bond of Hope

... of patients who need the second line of treatment reaches the 100,000 mark will the treatment be made free. But our question is that will the virus stop killing people till then? Is it fair that someone should lose his life because the statistics haven't reached the 100,000-mark?" asked Elango Ramachandar, ...

Yoga Session at North Carolina State University

...he spiritual aspect of culture. The organisation reaches out to Indians and non-Indians who have an interest in studying Hinduism. "Ill-informed professors, well-meaning friends and even some Indians unfairly associate Hinduism with poverty, or cows running in the streets or castes instead of acknowledgi...

Fecal Bacteria, a Source of Contamination

...reek the most contaminated tributary to the middle reaches of the Platte River. The researchers used two fecal source-tracking tools to analyze contaminated water and stream-sediment samples in the Plum Creek watershed. The source-tracking tools use genetic material from bacteria collected in water and sed...

Delivering the Green Message to Children

... Yamuna is clean when it enters Delhi, but when it reaches at Okhla, it is level-5 dirty - the highest level of pollution," she pointed out. Through PEAS' activities, students learn some practical ways to help the cause, like segregation of waste at home and reuse, recycle and careful use of resources. T...

Recurrent Gliomas: Vorinostat Shows Anti-cancer Activity

...and showed gene changes indicating that vorinostat reaches the glioblastoma tumors and interferes with the target pathways. Dr. Galanis says the researchers plan to expand this analysis to all study patients. This will help define a patient population that has a higher likelihood of benefiting from treatment...

HHS Buys Next Generation Smallpox Vaccine

...eparedness Act, the company can get payments as it reaches certain milestones in product development, before delivery of product to the Strategic National Stockpile. "The use of these new authorities under the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act further demonstrates our commitment to building improve...

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