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Adult Stem Cells Show Promise for Peripheral Vascular Disease

...isease of the lower extremities were enrolled into this non-controlled study from November 2003 to March 2...h institutions in the U.S. to further substantiate this and other studies including those we are doing for neurological diseases using umbilical cord stem c...

UK Sports Clubs Failing to Run Comprehensive Health Checks on Professional Players

...edical history should be taken. The results from this study showed that almost nine out of 10 of the pro..., overall, carried out neurological assessments at this stage. And fewer than 40% of rugby union division 1 clubs and cricket clubs screened players for c...

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

...real problem with the bottle. But the nature of this problem can vary widely -- from a sustained streak of binge drinking behavior all the way to serious physiological addiction to alcohol. Columbia University Medical Centre analyzed a survey of 43,093 people done in 2001 and 2002. Dr Deborah Hasin,...

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

...the outcome for many chemotherapy patients. During this first Phase II trial we will begin to learn more about how our drug might play a role in the large, undifferentiated GCSF market." The Phase IIa trial, which will be conducted at multiple centers in Eastern Europe, is the first trial of MAXY-G34 in...

Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for

...equent days of sleep loss, they failed to generate this compensatory response, and did not sleep any more ...ditions, there could be negative consequences when this pattern is maintained over a long period of time, said Turek. This brings us back to the idea that...

Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming

...g to see how quickly it is happening. We could see this trend had started a while ago but at no time did we expect it to accelerate," said Douglas. In the 1980s they often needed to wear hip waders to make their way to the ponds, they noted, while by 2006 the same areas were dry enough to burn....

Accused 13yr Old Admits to Stabbing Her Brother

...stified. Steinke insisted, she said, saying, I did this for you. I was thinking I cant, I cant do that, I think I said it and he was like you have to do it, she testified. She told the court her younger brother pleaded for his life, saying: "I'm scared. I'm too young to die." After she stabbed he...

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

...the stress induced in the lower-ranking animals by this behaviour affects their fertility. There appears t...imulating hormones). In the non-breeding females this has the effect of suppressing the ovulatory cycle, while in the non-breeding males it causes lower t...

"Alarming" Malnutrition Among Kenya Refugees: UN Agencies

...HCR for the worrying rates of malnutrition, saying this impeded food deliveries and assistance. "If we h...funds in time, we certainly would not have reached this high level of malnutrition and donors would actually have saved money," WFP spokeswoman Christiane B...

Translating Structure into Function

... empty active site of the enzyme. Shoichet calls this a search for the missing piece of a jigsaw puzzle. A molecule that fits the enzymes active site will block its activity just what many promising drugs do. The strategy works well for one kind of drug discovery -- finding molecules to fit in the ac...

Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

...cattle. "It rained, and some of it ran down into this holding pit, it fermented and made a toxic gas," s...sheriff's office said. The deaths struck hard in this picturesque farming region dotted with red barns, gleaming silos and church steeples that peak above...

Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls

...ywood blockbusters. Nair said she got the idea of this collaboration of filmmakers to raise awareness about the disease from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation which is funding the project, according to USINFO, a US government website. A foundation representative contacted Nair and presented "the st...

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

... the other hand, multiple embryo implants, despite this risk, offer a statistically higher chance of a pre...production and Embryology (ESHRE), taking place in this southeastern French city. Newton said he next planned to see whether giving women full and accurat...

Embryo Protection Law in Germany

...ed by nearly 50 per cent to 60,425. Significantly, this was a persistent effect because the number of cycles remained at this lower level in 2005. Prof Nyboe Andersen, of Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark, was presenting d...

Japan's Kobayashi Might Drop Out of Hot Dog Eating Championship

... 23 years of age came second with 52 hot dogs, but this year feels confident after breaking the world record in June with 59-1/2 hot dogs. "I am looking to eat 60 hot dogs or 61, and break my own record," he told reporters. Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Competition has been held every year at Coney I...

Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women

... their fertility problems than non-users, and that this could account for the fact that they were willing ... that women used CATs for stress reduction, and if this were the case it would be important for future research to establish whether CATs achieve this goal ...

Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients

...ant for physicians and patients to understand that this a positive event because it means there is likely ...bine with Tarceva, or the lower dose of Tarceva in this study, but we just don't know," he said. Wacker points out that lack of a rash doesn't necessarily...

Mother Donates Eggs So Daughter can Give Birth

...patients have been treated so far. "We know that this technique works," he told AFP. "We find that 85 pe...ed. "My partner and I wondered a long time about this donation. Will it be my kid or my daughter's?" she said in an April interview with La Presse daily. ...

China Fears Show Food Export Quality Key: WHO Official

... economy. Other countries should take lessons from this one," he told reporters on the sidelines of a conference on climate change and health in Asia. The United States last week added farm-raised fish and shrimp to its growing list of Chinese products deemed unsafe for US consumers. Reports of proble...

Prions Prevent Alzheimers Disease

... engineered to lack PrPc were also studied. Again, this revealed that in its absence, the harmful beta-amy...reventing formation of Alzheimers plaques. Whether this function is lost as a result of the normal ageing process, or if some people are more susceptible to...

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