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ATG useful in transplant patients as substitute for steroids

...nsplant, the body's white blood cells often try to reject the new organ .It is here that ATG steps in. The rabbit ATG works to prevent this from happening without the problems caused by steroids. Unlike traditional long-term steroid treatment, normally used to reduce swelling and inflammation following org...

A new study surpasses Gene Therapy Hurdle

...njected into mice that were bred so they would not reject the human cells. After 9 weeks, Chengh felt that the researchers looked at all the cells descending from the stem cells and found only the APCs showed the green fluorescence. This is a green light for regulated gene therapy. The APCs were chosen as t...

Transforming stem cells to lung cells

...hese could be developed so that the body would not reject them and could, in time, replace conventional lung transplants. The researchers are now growing the new lung cells on bioactive foams and scaffolds, to see if they can make lung tissue that could be transplanted in further experiments....

Enzyme stimulates growth of adult stem cells

...fii pointed out. Patients' tissues are unlikely to reject cells that come from their own bodies. And it is not yet known how to coax embryonic stem cells into desired mature cell types. This type of cloning is not intended to produce an offspring, but instead to produce an embryo that has stem cells are ma...

Importance of type of sex in organ transplantation

...m males. Female recipients are also more likely to reject a donated organ. The study covered more than 114...receiving a kidney were 12 per cent more likely to reject it if it came from another woman. Female donated hearts were more likely to fail than those coming f...

Revolutionary Simple Pregnancy Blood Test Can Save Both Mother And Child

...ance that helps in preventing the mother's body to reject the unborn child. Prof Shennan, a Professor of obstetrics at Guy's and St Thomas' hospital in London, added: "This is an important development because it helps to identify which part of the immune system is involved in pre-eclampsia. We've always k...

Stem cells form blood vessels

...ts, called SCID mice, whose immune system will not reject foreign tissue. Langer said the cells continued to transform themselves and after 14 days they developed the tiny tubes and structure of capillaries, the small blood vessels. He said some of the vessels contained mouse blood cells, suggesting that th...

High-Fat Diet Can Ward Off Inflammation In The Gut

...hat this pathway may explain why the body does not reject food as a foreign invader. They also feel that it might be useful to activate this pathway after major surgeries....

Medical Breakthrough - Kidney Transplant Recipient Survives Without Drugs

...ely, so that later on, the patient's body does not reject the donor's kidney. The two immune systems blended in Koh's body after the bone marrow transplant and now his younger brother's bone marrow cells have completely taken over his own immune system. Being the first person in Asia to undergo such medic...

Birth Weight of Babies Important Predictor for Salt Preference

...h increased birth weight, which showed tendency to reject salt water. A follow up study was conducted on the same group, when they had reached preschool age. Surprisingly, the same effect was observed in the study participants with regard to preference for salt. This perhaps throws light on the fact that ...

After sugar it is salt’s turn to come under the scientist's eye

...babies, while higher birth weight babies tended to reject the salty water. When salty taste acceptance was assessed in 38 of the same children at preschool age (3-4 years), measures of salty taste acceptance were once again related to birth weight, with increased liking and preference for salty foods evi...

Nanocubes Designed For Delivering Cells

..., the gold coating may not last and the body could reject the device. The researchers are now conducting tests using magnetic resonance imaging technology to locate the metallic cubes as they move through a microscopic channel filled with fluid. Edited (ANI)...

What Will Primary Care Look Like In England by 2015?

...ege of Physicians. She believes that patients will reject behaviors that harm health, but will continue to rely on their general practitioners to help them make decisions about health. Medical professionalism will ensure high levels of public trust....

Dare Not Mercy kill – Courtesy: The Care Not Killing Grou

...d physician assisted killing. Their conviction to reject euthanasia has gained momentum following the death of Dr Anne Turner, who afflicted by a terminal disease had travelled to Switzerland with a motive to seek assistance to end her life. The CNK group have it on the top of their agenda to oppose any B...

Physicians Get To Choose Their Patients

...s of Ontario does not restrict a doctor's right to reject a new patient based on age. Clarke said that phy...t their special interests and skills, and can also reject new patients.But it is also a fact that refusing patients based on factors such as age and disabilit...

Sexy Images and Lingerie Challenge A Man’s Decision Making Skill

...d a split, the other game participant could either reject or accept the offer. If the offer was accepted, the money was distributed as agreed earlier while neither partner got anything if the offer was rejected. The game was designed to mimic a situation representing hunting or food sharing situations. S...

Woman Was "Physically Sick" After Being Apprised Of IVF Clinic's Blunder

...ould not accept the twins. "She was scared I would reject the twins and her. But that never entered my mind." He said that he loved the twins and they loved him. The couple both aged 35 went for IVF after trying to conceive for six years with no results. The Sun had reported the case in 2002, but the coup...

Dummies, Bad For Breastfed Babies – Study Challenge

... shows babies who are used to dummies are prone to reject or breastfeed for a shorter time. The researchers found that rather than giving dummy, which diminishes sucking reflex and reduce milk ejection it is better to provide a bottle of milk for sucking.Some says it poses infection, teeth damage, and bec...

Mother’s Attitude Towards Immunisation Makes it Inaccessible to Childre

... among older and more highly qualified mothers who reject primary immunisations,' they conclude. (Source : Newswise)...

Transplanted Pancreatic Tissue Could Help Diabetics

...tifies these cells as foreign, causing the body to reject them. By transplanting tissues from pig embryos into mice lacking proper immune systems, they determined that the best time frame for pancreatic tissue was about a third of the way through gestation (from 42 to 56 days). In the new study, Reisner's ...

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