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Stem Cells In Belly Fat To Enhance Or Reconstruct Breasts

... "It would not be surprising in the future -- with refinement in technique -- that this could be of benefit to women who need augmentation or reconstruction. "But it may be many years, and it's far too early to know before large, well-controlled case-control clinical trials are done and peer-reviewed by other e...

Many People With Early Dementia Can Drive Safely, Say Experts

...those attending specialist memory clinics, and the refinement of effective pathways for clinicians and the licensing agency to manage mobility and safety....

Students Devise Oral Quick-dissolve Strips for Rotavirus Vaccine

... would not require refrigeration. Although further refinement is needed to maintain the viability of the vaccine, the delivery system itself appears sound, and the Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer staff has applied for a provisional patent. The thin film vaccine system was among the undergraduate projects intr...

Understanding and Treating Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

... that afflicts CDH patients. With future technical refinement and improved post-surgical care, TO may well become a more reliable and effective means of clinical intervention, they conclude. Advances in understanding diaphragm development from the evaluation of genetic mouse models were discussed in an article...

Physicists Unite To Develop Anthrax Detection Method

...he research reported in Science represents further refinement of the FAST-CARS method, using ultrashort broadband pulses for the first two laser bursts and a longer, tailored narrowband pulse for the third laser probe. “This combination of broadband preparation and time-delayed narrowband probing yields a ver...

New Treatment For Psoriasis Is Highly Effective

....' Krueger and colleagues at Celera predict that refinement of disease association patterns to specific genetic variants within IL-12/23 and the IL-23 receptor will play an important role in the elucidation of the causes of psoriasis, and IBD. Krueger says that, 'Further studies should help determine whethe...

Researchers Devise Safer Way to Dose Lifesaving Heart Drug

...ated with improved outcomes, more intensive dosage refinement should be considered," Bauman said. "To this end, we offer new dosing recommendations and a nomogram for determining the initial dose of digoxin in patients with heart failure. "This is a new way to dose an old drug." Source-Newswise...

First Implantable artificial heart gets FDA’s approva

...We hope this approval will encourage the continued refinement and improvement of this technology," he said. The clinical trial was conducted on 14 men who finally died. "The device extended survival for an average of 4.5 months, allowing the patients to spend valuable time with family and friends," said Dr. ...

Cell Behavior Better Understood with Nano Probe

...e same time!” Fedorov said. “The future work is in refinement of the idea and development of a versatile instrument that can be used by biological and medical scientists in advancing the frontiers of biomedical research.” The key challenge for the Georgia Tech team, which includes Dr. Levent Degertekin, was t...

A brief Intervention Might Help To Deal With Depression

...f intervention treatment for depression needs more refinement and study but is promising, particularly because of its low cost. They estimate it cost less than $2 per person to deliver the treatment in this study. Other low-cost strategies that could be tested include weekly boosters delivered by e-mail and an ...

Novel Technique Can Enhance Stem Cell Multiplication By 30 Fold

...g could eventually pave way for the development of refinement in bone transplantation and gene therapy techniques. The use of adult stem cells is encouraged to a great extent as it is associated with less ethical concerns and surpasses the utilization of human embryos, generated for reproductive purposes. How...

New Treat And Teach Program To Modernize Dental Services in Scotland

...tion. He expressed the need for identification and refinement of other problems affecting the dental patients in Scotland. He further concluded that patient needs cannot be satisfied without a constructive and collaborative association with high street dentists, who represent the majority of health care provide...

Sperm stem cells could be an alternative to embryonic stem cells in future

...y for the development of male contraceptives and a refinement in the animal models used in the study of infertility. It can even serve as an ideal alternative to embryonic stem cells. "The ability to manipulate male germ-line stem cells and get them to grow and self-renew is a major step," said Dr. Garbers, a...

Enhanced Gene Therapy Outcomes Following Latest Revolution And Refinement

... experimental phase and has to undergo large scale refinement before it can be validated for human beings....

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