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Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

...uld cause sterility. The eggs -- harvested after stimulating the ovaries with hormones -- are fertilised in-vitro with their partner's sperm, then frozen. After the cancer therapy, the eggs are then thawed and implanted. The Canadian team said the prototype technique took this fertility preservation a major ...

Maxygen Initiates Phase IIa Clinical Trial of MAXY-G34 in Breast Cancer Patients

.... MAXY-G34 is a novel pegylated granulocyte colony stimulating factor (PEG-GCSF) shown in preclinical and Phase I studies to have novel and potentially superior properties compared to the current PEG- GCSF therapy. "Patients and physicians have limited options for treatment of neutropenia," said Russell Howard...

Strange Sex Life of Mole-rats may Provide Clues About Human Infertility

...rtain fertility hormones (luteinizing and follicle stimulating hormones). In the non-breeding females this has the effect of suppressing the ovulatory cycle, while in the non-breeding males it causes lower testosterone concentrations, and lower numbers of sperm. In most non-breeding males, sperm that are prese...

Harnessing Immune System Power Heralds Next Era of Cancer Treatment

...ticated imaging technologies to observe the immune stimulating agents. "The team we have assembled for this pro...to enhance the activity of our experimental immune stimulating approaches," said Bramson, an associate professor in the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medic...

Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine

...atment." The vital component, he explained, is a stimulating effect of radon, a naturally occurring radioactive gas element that in high concentrations and long exposures is said to carry serious health risks. At Bad Gastein, low doses of this colourless and odorless gas have been found to boost the ability ...

A New Therapy to Protect Cancer Patients Against Infertility

...ned to normal after chemotherapy stopped. Follicle stimulating hormone levels were up in 73% of the patients, but these also subsequently returned to normal. 94% of the patients resumed spontaneous ovulation and menses within 12 months. We believe that using GnRH antagonists in this way could reduce the side e...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...t to increase our knowledge of hydrogen as well as stimulating wider interest in more environmentally friendly fuels." Thirteen Toyota Prius hydrogen cars have been acquired for HyNor at an exorbitant rate of 60,000 each. These are the only hydrogen cars in Norway, and are leased out to Statoil and local gover...

WBC Selective About Sugar

...1,6-glucan could help tilt this balance further by stimulating immune cells. Rubin-Bejeranos work offers hope for combating the growing problem of microbial infections, which can seriously threaten human healthparticularly in patients with compromised immune systems. In fact, Rubin-Bejerano co-founded a compan...

Scientists Demonstrate Heart Cell Replication in Mice

...cle injury, bone fracture and blood vessel injury, stimulating mature, specialized cells to begin dividing again. Dr. Bernhard Kuhn of the Department of Cardiology at Children's Hospital Boston led a study to theorise that placing periostin near the site of a myocardial infarction could help restore this growt...

Scorching Heat in Rajasthan Has Pushed the Sale of Beer to a Record High

...mers feel that beer is apt for chilling as well as stimulating effects in sultry climate. "It is too hot outside and I had to have a drink since I was thirsty. The extract of barley which is considered as cooling is used to brew the beer and this is drought beer. It does not have glycerine and its very light. ...

Study of Bacterial Pathogen may Give Insight to Cancer Development

...uman protein called CrkII plays a critical role in stimulating internalisation of Listeria by somehow controlling the cytoskeleton,' adds the researcher, who explains the mechanism in this months issue of the journal Cellular Microbiology. Listeria is a potentially deadly pathogen, causing abortions in pregna...

Scientists Identify New Possible 'biomarker' for Pancreatic Cancer

...ate the RON receptor. They observed that though stimulating the RON receptor had no effect on pancreatic cell growth, blocking it with targeted antibodies killed more cancer cells than did the standard treatment drug gemcitabine alone. "Our findings suggest that combining antibodies that block the RON rece...

Blocking the Y2 Receptors can Prevent Obesity

..., can unlock Y2 receptors in the bodys fat cells , stimulating the cells to grow in size and number. By blocking those receptors, it may be possible to prevent fat growth, or make fat cells die. The study was done by Professor Herbert Herzog, Director of the Neuroscience Research Program at the Garvan Institut...

New Vaccine to Control Blood Pressure

... the vaccine, which is ten times more effective at stimulating the immune system than its original formula, the Daily Mail reported. "Improving compliance in this way could save thousands from life-threatening complications such as heart attack or stroke," said Andrew Heath, an official of Protherics. High b...

Vaporisers Make Marijuana Safe for Medicinal Use Compared to Smoking

...le-sclerosis sufferers, for treating glaucoma, for stimulating appetite in AIDS patients, and as an anti-nausea agent for people on chemotherapy. Led by Donald Abrams of the university, the researchers investigated the benefits of the 'Volcano', a commercially available vaporiser that heats marijuana leaves to...

Check Your Physiology Before You Choose A Diet

...ale, sharply raise blood sugar and insulin levels, stimulating hunger and resulting in overeating. Dieters on this plan got about 40% of calories from carbohydrates, 35% from fat and 25% from protein. One of the biggest differences between the diets is that people on the low-glycemic-load plan were encourage...

Memory Loss Linked to Cognitive Disorders

...specially constructed equipment and induced LTP by stimulating synapses with a rhythm known to be critical to memory formation. The brain slices were then sectioned and stained with one antibody that attaches to activated proteins involved with LTP and a second one that labels synapses. Newly developed microsc...

Enriching Environment Stimulates Neurons: Hope For Fragile X Syndrome

...earchers, led by Huibert Mansvelder reveals that a stimulating environment can restore the malfunctioning neurona...d shown that exposing Fragile X knockout mice to a stimulating environment ameliorated behavioral and neuronal abnormalities. So, Mansvelder and colleagues teste...

Fertility Test at Home Possible With a New Kit

...regnancy test, that measures the level of follicle stimulating hormone on the third day of the menstrual cycle. An abnormally high level is an indicator that the ovarian reserve, indicating egg quality, is low. The result is available in 30 minutes. The tests are not definitive and do not substitute for a thor...

IDM Pharma Presents Preliminary Results of Melanoma Vaccine Clinical Trial

...durable control of their disease after a treatment stimulating their own immune system cells. Additionally, the side effects experienced by our patients were minimal," he added....

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