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LINK Applied Genomics Programme Promises To Revolutionize Healthcare Systems
...ently working on ways to understand why injured or severed
nerves fail to regrow. This is especially importan...n spinal cord injuries where nerve connections are severed
leading to paralysis. Scientists hope to find the gene responsible for stimulating nerve regrowth,...
Recanalization enables Tsunami mourners to parent again
...zation involves joining the fallopian tube that is severed
during sterilization surgery to prevent child birth. Already 51 women have undergone this surgery in the district till now and four of them are pregnant," said K. Tilagam, gynaecologist and in-charge of the family welfare project in the Nagapattina...
Scientists Coax Nerve Fibers to Regrow After Spinal Cord Injury
... cord and periphery. The researchers surgically severed
nerves that normally extend from the spinal cord to the shoulder of anesthetized rats. They then transplanted a nerve from the hind leg of the same animal into the spinal cord to reconnect the injured nerve ends. To coax the injured nerve ends to g...
Aggresive Therapy Needed for Cervical Spinal Cord Injuries
...e heart rate for a time, amazingly, even some with severed
cords will not need a permanent pacemaker, Dr. Ruiz-Arango says. That’s one of many reasons why when patients have heart rate problems, doctors struggle with the best treatment approach, often opting for the least-invasive options. Transvenous pa...
Warm Watermelon Scores Over Cold In Nutritive Value
... production house of nutrients even after they are severed
from the parent plant, which slows down once the melon is cooled. Further, researchers said that watermelons kept at 70 degrees, contained almost 40% of lycopene and 50 to 139 % beta-carotene. Lycopene is a protective nutrient against heart disease, ...
Age of Medical Miracles has come upon us
... known as carbon nanotubes could be used to bridge severed
nerves. Genetics researcher Professor John Shine said a new generation of drugs would help cure diseases such as cancer without damaging healthy cells. He said, "They are smart drugs because they are designed to interact with a particular gene pr...
Delhi Hospital Reattaches Amputated Penis
... half months after his sexual organ was completely severed
in an assault, a 28-year-old man is set to lead a ... told IANS. The man was assaulted by a gang that severed
his penis, though the doctors were not willing to reveal the name of the Uttar Pradesh city and the ...
FDA Clears Critical Limb-Saving Vascular Device
... device works by connecting together the ends of a severed
blood vessel, providing a bridge or shunt around t...k and effective placement of the device within the severed
blood vessel; graduated markings that provide visual confirmation of proper device placement; and ex...
After the King’s Crown, Maoist Want Miss Nepal’s Cron
...ften shocks foreigners with the pools of blood and severed
heads and entrails of sacrificed animals littering places of worship. Chand's victory is especially sweet coming after a harrowing time as the women's wing of the Maoists and other feminist organizations began a sit-in outside the pageant venue in ...
Mother Hangs Herself and Three Children in Texas
...ughters in a Plano bathtub. Dena Schlosser fatally severed
her 10-month-old daughter's arms with a kitchen knife in 2004. All four of those women were found innocent by reason of insanity. Yates initially was convicted of capital murder, but that verdict was overturned on appeal. Guilty or otherwise, the D...
Nanomedicine Gives the Way for Nerve Cell Regeneration
...rve injury is complete severance of the nerve. The severed
nerve can regenerate; the nerve fibers from the ne... muscle, etc). Usually, when the gap between the severed
nerve endings is larger than a few millimeters, the nerve does not regenerate on its own. If left un...
Where is Our Soul, Asks Michael Moore
... One section of the film explains how a U.S. man severed
the tip of two fingers in an accident and was told he would have to pay $12,000 to re-attach the end of his ring finger, and $60,000 to re-attach that of his index finger. "Being a hopeless romantic, Rick chose his ring finger," Moore quipped in a ...
30-year-old Woman Survives 'internal Decapitation'
...etween the brain and the rest of the body is often severed
in severe neck injuries, causing paralysis and often leaving victims as quadriplegics who are unable to move at all, like the former Superman, the late Christopher Reeve. Miraculously her spinal cord was not damaged. She can walk and has the full ...
Girls Feet Severed in Amusement Park Accident
...omes the news that a 13-year-old girl had her feet severed
in an accident on an amusement park in Kentucky. Her condition in a Nashville hospital, Tennesse is stable. Kaitlyn Lasitter, the girl, was riding the Superman Tower of Power ride Thursday at Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom in Louisville when a cable b...
Scottish Engineer Devises Versatile Hand
...is still there and sends signals to the nerves and severed
muscles. These are intercepted by delicate sensors and used to move tiny motors hidden in the artificial fingers. While traditional prostheses have only one motor, allowing limited movement, the i-Limb has five, with one concealed between the b...