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Researchers Scale to assess the Severity of Epilepsy in Kids

...gressive therapy such as surgery, newer drugs or a specialized diet. A lot of these children do well on currently available medications and treatment. But if doctors see these abnormalities, alarm bells should go off, and they might want to explore some of the newer treatments....

A need for new stem cell lines

...ialized cells that can become any cell type with// specialized functions. They can be gleaned from several sources, such as placenta, umbilical cords and adult cells, but scientists say those derived from human embryos are most useful for therapeutic and research applications. If implanted in a patient, they cou...

Enzyme stimulates growth of adult stem cells

...tem cells are immature cells that give rise to the specialized cells that make up the body, and scientists believe they can be used to repair the damaged tissue that marks diseases like Parkinson's, diabetes and heart disease. In a developing embryo, stem cells are able to mature into all types of tissue. Such ...

Scientists locate key hormone involved in appetite control

...rain and have shown that the hormone activated the specialized neurons in the hypothalamus involved in weight reg...he ability to stimulate feeding when introduced to specialized weight regulating brain cells called neuropeptide Y neurons. Lead author Michael Cowley, Ph.D., adde...

Bone Marrow Cells Help Heart Attack Patients

...lls are immature cells that can still develop into specialized types of cells, such as heart muscle and blood vessels. Results of the study show after three months, patients who were treated with stem cells saw their average area of damage decrease from a 33 percent left ventricle circumference to a 14 percent ...

The Usage Of Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Questioned

... an increased risk of gastrointestinal problems. A specialized group of NSAIDs called COX-2 inhibitors have fewer GI problems, but have been associated with heart complications. Researchers looked more closely at the risks of COX-2 inhibitors compared to others NSAIDs. The research included medical records on m...

Risks Of An Enlarged Heart

...ctrocardiogram, but formal diagnosis requires more specialized imaging. Treatment to correct this abnormal heart condition includes medication, surgery or a defibrillator, a tool that automatically delivers an electric shock when an abnormal heart rhythm develops. At present with the latest technology identifi...

Survival rate not improved by invasive procedures

...f the heart. Patients admitted to hospitals with specialized facilities were more likely to undergo invasive pr...t higher among patients admitted to hospitals with specialized facilities.This finding recommends the optimal and judicious use of invasive procedures in treating ...

Exercise can improve functional limitation of arthritis patients

...ability to do tasks pertaining to daily living and specialized activities of daily living that involved rigorous activities. Account was taken of other factors as well like health, behavior patterns, economic factors. The results showed that the functional decline was more for women; physical limitations due t...

Ageing stem cells at the root of infections, leukemia

...to regenerate itself and develop into all types of specialized cells types that may form various types of cells of the tissue from which it was taken. Researchers working in the Stanford University School of Medicine have found that bone marrow stem cells slow down with age in their ability to produce new blood...

It is possible to have stem cell based treatment for eye problems now

...l to regenerate self and develop into all types of specialized cells types that may form various types of cells of the tissue from which it was taken. Researchers are hopeful that their research findings will open the door to devise therapy procedures that will make it possible to restore vision in people who h...

Apollo Hospitals Collaborates With Histostem For Stem Cell Therapy

...s a unique cell that can give rise to any specific specialized cell, such as a blood cell depending on the area of the body. They have the ability to divide for indefinite periods in culture and have a unique property to differentiate into any type of body cell eg nerve cell, bladder cell or muscle cell For m...

Stem Cell Therapy For Treating Heart Attacks

...to regenerate itself and develop into all types of specialized cells types that may form various types of cells of the tissue from which it was taken. For more information read: http://www.medindia.net/patients/ patientinfo/stemcells_about.htm </font...

Researchers Identify Key Gene That May Help Brain Treatment

...re, July 27 : Identifying a key gene that controls specialized brain cells// is expected to boost understanding of neurological disorders and lead to better treatment of conditions ranging from schizophrenia to multiple sclerosis, researchers said Wednesday. The National University of Singapore (NUS) study has...

Indian Hospitals – A Destination For Quality Medical Care

...ove news throws highlight on the demand for highly specialized medical experts with knowledge and skills to handle complex cases. The government should look carefully at the potential costs and benefits of reducing waits even further by developing policies to remove variations in access to services and unaccepta...

Researchers Gather Stem Cells From Discarded Placenta

...to regenerate itself and develop into all types of specialized cells types that may form various types of cells of the tissue from which it was taken. For more information read: http://www.medindia.net/patients/ patientinfo/stemcells_about.htm...

New Stem Cells lines will be required

...ecialized cells that can become any cell type with specialized functions. They can be gleaned from several sources, such as placenta, umbilical cords and adult cells, but scientists say those originated from human embryos are most useful for therapeutic and research applications. Stem cells, if implanted in a ...

Mini motor for micromedical applications

...l engineering. Some of these applications include specialized urinary catheters and endoscopic instruments. Currently, catheters with instruments to break up kidney stones, must be about 3 mm in diameter to accommodate the instruments. The 1.8 mm diameter motor would allow the catheter to become smaller and con...

Kidney Cancer Vaccine

...cine by taking blood cells from patients, creating specialized cells, and exposing them to material from their own tumor cells. The cells are then injected back into the patient where they trigger immune cells to attack the cancer. "We don't see a very dramatic impact on the tumor itself. We don't see tumors m...

Pill might be able to reduce the damage loud noise does to your hearing

...g and snowmobiling pose a risk, too. Earplugs and specialized sound-deadening earmuffs are clearly helpful, but they're not always enough. Some sounds overwhelm them. Some people don't wear them when they should, and other people are unusually susceptible to hearing damage. And some sound levels can damage hear...

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