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Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

...diagnosed by ultrasound to have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), a fertility-threatening hormonal disorder that affects around 10 percent of all women of child-bearing years. A total of 296 eggs were collected from the patients, of which 290 were immature, ESHRE said in a press release. They were then ...

Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses

...ible for the outbreaks of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Working with collaborators from the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), scientists at the National Institutes of Health conducted in vitro experiments on a mouse model to test the neutralizing a...

Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected

...of patients develop a post-Q fever chronic fatigue syndrome that can last many months. Sometimes Q fever can cause a form of pneumonia or hepatitis. And in a small percentage of cases, about 2 per cent, it persists in a chronic form and can cause inflammation of the heart valves and/or hepatitis. This chron...

Mother Donates Eggs So Daughter can Give Birth

...ture menopause and infertility, Tan said. Turner syndrome often leaves women incapable of producing eggs but with healthy wombs and can give birth through donated eggs. "I was touched by her case because, in her own words, 'a mother should always do her best to help her children.' If her daughter had a ki...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...ericans were estimated to be affected by metabolic syndrome in 2000, according to a study funded by the Centers for Disease Control in 2004. In the paper, the Georgetown researchers describe a mechanism they found by which stress activates weight gain in mice, and they say this pathway − which they we...

Gene Expression in Blood may Hold Clues About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

...e disease process that lies behind chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). The new study has found that blood may hold key information about what goes on in the brain of CFS patients. CFS is marked by severe, chronic mental and physical exhaustion, arising in a previously healthy and active person. The study wa...

Chromosone Disorders - Unrevealed Facts

...evelop Turners or Klinefelters syndrome. Turners syndrome only occurs in females and is caused when one of t...ment is given do not enter puberty. Klinefelters syndrome affects males, who receive an extra X chromosome. Symptoms include concentration difficulties, poor ...

Milk and Dairy Products Protect Against metabolic Syndrome

... of abnormal body chemistry known as the metabolic syndrome , suggests a study in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. The syndrome has been linked to an increased risk of diabetes, coronary artery disease, and premature death. Th...

Drinking More Milk may Lessen Type 2 Diabetes Risk

...percent. Type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance syndrome (or pre-diabetes) influence an astounding 75 million Americans and death rates from diabetes have increased nearly 45 percent over the past 20 years, uplifting the significance of finding new ways to treat and prevent this lethal disease. The reco...

Targeted Food Tax to Improve Health

... of abnormal body chemistry known as the metabolic syndrome , suggests a study in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. The syndrome has been linked to an increased risk of diabetes, coronary artery disease, and premature death.The f...

Tourettes Syndrome in Children may also Result in Superior Learning Skills

...rmalities in the brain linked to tics in Tourettes syndrome may also result in a range of rapid behaviours, an...in the journal Neuropsychologia, tics in Tourettes syndrome can include eye blinking, repeated throat clearing or sniffing, arm thrusting, kicking, shoulder shr...

Drink Milk for a Healthy Heart

...ook part in the study was diagnosed with metabolic syndrome - a combination of medical disorders that increase...te dairy products were far less likely to have the syndrome than those who drank and ate little or none, reported the online edition of the Daily Mail. They w...

Study Finds Abdominal Fat Not the Prime Cause for Metabolic Syndrome

...at is not the primary factor for causing metabolic syndrome but insulin resistance also plays a part in leading to a cluster of conditions that includes the most dangerous heart attack risk factors including pre-diabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, and changes in cholesterol. Abdominal fat or the spare...

Alien Hand Syndrome Causes Random Hand Movement

Alien hand syndrome (AHS) is a rare neurological disorder that causes hand movement without the person being aware of what is happening or having control over the action . The afflicted person may sometimes reach for objects and manipulate them without wanting to do s...

New Analysis Puts Cot Death Under Scrutiny Once Again

...le them to distinguish between sudden infant death syndrome and a specific natural cause. But Bacon and Hey argue that it seems illogical to exclude covert homicide when there is not enough information to exclude a specific natural cause. They categorise all 13 cases as undetermined. There were six furth...

Understanding Restless Legs Syndrome

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) remains a common, yet often undiagnosed, neurological sensorimotor disorder, despite many years of research and increased disease recognition. To help drive understanding and disease awareness among physicians and people with RLS, Boehringer...

Non-invasive Screening in Early Pregnancy Halves Down's Syndrome Births

...vasive screening in early pregnancy reduces Down's syndrome births by 50 percent. Professor Karen Brndum-Nie...e than the normal amount of fluid the risk of Down syndrome is increased. Likewise if there is a certain combination of serum markers in the maternal blood test...

Questions Raised Over Safety of In-vitro Fertilization

...ertile after being diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome as a teenager was told it was too dangerous for her to continue with conventional IVF. But another tried a low-dose treatment on her and within three months of starting treatment she became pregnant. "I cried my eyes out when the nurse finally sai...

Early Pregnancy Test Reduces Down Syndrome in Children

...e than the normal amount of fluid the risk of Down syndrome is increased. Likewise if there is a certain com...ocedures and the number of children born with Down syndrome at national level. When we looked further at the history of children born with Down Syndrome, we fou...

Non-invasive Screening in Early Pregnancy Halves Down's Syndrome Births

...vasive screening in early pregnancy reduces Down's syndrome births by 50 percent. Professor Karen Brndum-Niels...e than the normal amount of fluid the risk of Down syndrome is increased. Likewise if there is a certain combination of serum markers in the maternal blood test...

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