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Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

...lt in cure rates of between 70 and 90 percent, but sometimes this comes 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 e...

Test-tube Babies: Mood Swings are Key to Fertility Choice

...eavily influenced a life-altering decision. IVF, sometimes called 'test-tube baby' treatment, entails retrieving eggs from the woman's ovary and fertilising them with her partner's sperm in a lab dish, creating embryos that can then be implanted into the womb. An important decision, though, is whether to t...

Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes

...In severe cases, it leads to internal bleeding and sometimes death. Though known for making a fetish of cleanliness, these days Singapore, the island of nation of 4.5 million, is unable to escape the fury of dengue, generally associated with poorer tropical countries. The disease had killed 25 people and i...

In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash

...set in ancient empires or occult territories. He sometimes delves into the massive multi-player online games ...t not enough time for games," he said, adding that sometimes the rewards are quite lucrative. "In just five hours playing one time... I made 2,000 yuan (260 do...

Young Girls Turning to Speed for Losing Weight

...isorders. There is anecdotal evidence that girls sometimes use speed as a meal substitute. Once the drug wears off the stomach realises it is empty. This induces periods of not eating and then bingeing. From there it doesn't take a lot to go into an eating disorder, the Daily Mail quoted Herne, as saying. ...

Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim

...y. The practice of missing injections- which is sometimes called "diabulimia" - can have severe health conse...ed in the study, nearly a third admitted that they sometimes did not take insulin in order to control their weight. "Diabetes is a chronic condition. Teenager...

Protestors Strip, Don Horns Against Spain's Running of the Bulls

...treets towards the city's bull ring. Runners are sometimes caught and either gored or trampled by the running bulls and 14 people have been killed in the event since 1911. The bulls that run in the morning are used in bullfights the same evening. Thursday's protest was organised by the animal rights grou...

Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now

...the digestive system. Symptoms include diarrhea, sometimes severe enough to require frequent trips to the bat...gned to lessen the emotional stress young patients sometimes experience during the two to three hours required to administer intravenous treatments. The center...

New Device to Treat Snoring and Sleep Apnea

...e sound may be soft or loud and unpleasant. It can sometimes be frustrating for patients and their loved ones. There are several medical or surgical treatments available to help people who snore. Almost all treatments, however, revolve around clearing the blockage in the breathing passage. Sleep apnea is ...

More Than a Million Expected for Spain's Famous Bull Run Festival

...s where bullfights are later staged. Runners are sometimes caught and either gored or trampled by the running bulls. Fourteen people have been killed in the event since 1911. On Thursday, hundreds of animal rights activists took part in a "Running of the Nudes" to protest the bull run. The demonstrators ...

Overdose of Paracetamol was Dropped

... Over 100 products are available over the counter, sometimes containing relatively large amounts of acetaminophen. The authors suggest that lack of patient and physician awareness may account for at least part of the increase in accidental overdoses. In 1998 UK legislation limited packets of acetaminophen to...

High-risk Patients Need Better Guidance on What is and Isnt a Heart Attack

...ing an ambulance. Manufacturers instructions are sometimes non-specific, for example, recommending no more than 3 doses and 15 minutes between treatments leaving it to the prescribing doctor to guide the patient. Waiting 15 minutes, say the writers, could be too long for some patients. One study has shown...

Prions Capacity can Be Aggrevated by Solid Particles

...ve in the soil and retain their infectious nature, sometimes for years. In the case of scrapie, the prion disease of sheep, observations of sheep pastures in the United Kingdom and Iceland have shown that animals introduced into pastures that once held infected animals could become infected. Infectivity of p...

Doctors Not Exempt from Competition Law, Australian Commission Warns

... called on the ACCC to recognise that doctors must sometimes work "in association" and that this did not mean "collusion". "The ACCC needs to look at the context of doctors working as a group ... where its rulings can conflict with clinical scenarios," Dr Ford said. For example, he said obstetricians wor...

Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse

...ant. "We have cases from all over the world, but sometimes people who come from the scariest countries have the hardest time proving their case," said Neilson, whose office currently represents asylum seekers from 26 countries including Albania, Indonesia, Jamaica, Turkmenistan and Zimbabwe."If you come from...

Americans Bloated On Happy Pills

... pharmaceutical companies. He claims that patients sometimes see ads for antidepressants on television and ask doctors for the drugs - and that studies show these requests work. In a study published two years ago in the Journal of the American Medical Association, actors pretending to be patients went to doct...

Imaginary Friends are Good for Kids

...d's behaviour is not normal, for it is. "Parents sometimes think, 'Is this healthy and how long should it go on for?' But it is a normal phenomenon for normal children. And it's very healthy," she said. Ms Majors found that while girls tend to adopt younger companions, boys' imaginary friends are older, mo...

Food Colour in Sausages, Burgers Could Trigger Cancer

Food specialists have warned that a dye, used sometimes to colour meat for sausages and burgers, could trigger cancer . The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recently announced that it could no longer guarantee a safe daily limit for consumers to eat meat with the colourant, Red 2G, which is also kn...

Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea

...return to Seoul to get another order. He said he sometimes spent time at a 24-hour cafe, waiting for bus service to resume at 5 a.m. About 80 percent of the passengers on the first bus bound for Seoul are replacement drivers, he said. We recognize each other by how weary we look. Hur starts his evening by ...

Amorous African Fish Exchange Electric Pulses While Mating

...ter extended courtship interactions, the two sexes sometimes engaged in electrical "duets" of alternating rasps and bursts. By studying the buzzes of electric fish, researchers hope to gain new insights into the evolution of animals' breeding behavior and communication. The new study suggests that electr...

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