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Indian Doctor granted US patent on organ regeneration

...h are present in the body and have the capacity to transform into full organs. He adds that since one's own body is the factory, there is no question of biological rejection as these new organs are produced by one's own body itself. Though Dr. Matapurkar has won the patent after four years of patient waiting...

Smart Plastic As Surigical Thread

...e s string-like shape at room temperature and then transform into a medially useful shape when warmed by body temperature, said Robert Langer, o-author of a study in the journal Science. Langer, a professor of chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, said the plastic could be used to make impla...

Stem Cells Have Few Mutations

...se cells, grow in the laboratory, can be coaxed to transform into liver, heart and other cells that can be used to renew ailing organs. Many people oppose research with human embryonic stem cells because to isolate them requires the death of an embryo. President Bush last summer issued regulations that would...

Heart may pull Cells from Body to Self-repair

...he female heart was able to recruit male cells and transform them into myocytes. And these male cells were not simply isolated in the tissue. They had formed intercellular connections with the female cells and were therefore probably electrically coupled and functioning with other heart muscle cells. Bohm's te...

Protein can change worn muscle fibres

...xas, they reveal that the protein has the power to transform muscle fibres. There are two types of muscle fibre. Type II is the easily-fatigued type, which is predominant among those who don't or can't exercise. Type I is the energy-producing type of fibre which is found more in those of exercise a lot. In t...

Another Cause of Thyroid Cancer Discovered

...gene. In both cases, the gene changes or mutations transform normal cells into malignant cells. A recent study...se genes results in BRAF signaling normal cells to transform into malignant cells. This is a new discovery of cause for patients with thyroid tumors. Researcher...

Prime Minister Manmohan Against Incentive-Based Population Control

...n management would be the empowerment of people to transform "liabilities" into "assets." "A literate, gainfully employed and socially, culturally and economically productive person is a national asset," he said. The prime minister asked the commission to suggest practical policy options for the government,...

Scientists Identify Cancer Pathway

... from an oncogenic virus, which has the ability to transform a normal cell into one with many features resembling those found in cancer cells. While this virus has not been found in humans, it does lead to tumour growth in chickens and created cancerous cells in the cultured system. In the study, they found ...

Stem cells form blood vessels

...ery cell in the body. In a developing embryo, they transform into cells that make up the organs, bone, skin and...foreign tissue. Langer said the cells continued to transform themselves and after 14 days they developed the tiny tubes and structure of capillaries, the small b...

Have You Ever Wondered How We Perceive Different Sounds?

...e hearing portion of the inner ear, the hair cells transform the mechanical vibrations that enter the ear in the form of sound waves into chemical signals, which they then direct to the brain. It is surprising to know that some species, including birds, are capable of re-growing hair cells. However mammals l...

Genetic Tests Could Become As Affordable As Blood Tests

...tor because there are published ways where you can transform DNA into a metal, or turning DNA into semiconductors." He also plans to try DNA printing with other things like proteins, antibodies and viruses. --IANS...

Controversy over spread of Mad Cow disease from India

...ns infected with Scrapie, BSE and CJD and they can transform themselves into infectious agents. "Existing theories of the original causes of BSE, the bovine disease, we don't find convincing," Professor Colchester said. "We have identified the fact that a large amount of imported animal feeding material was br...

Down syndrome simulated in animal model after successful chromosome transplantation

... chromosomal disorder. This move is anticipated to transform medical research into genetic causes of the disease. Down's syndrome occurs in one in about every 800 live births and is also seen in a higher percentage of stillbirths and miscarriages. The chances of having a Down's syndrome baby increase as a wom...

Indian Researcher Discovers Reason For Malignancy of Skin Cancer

...producing pigmentation - another word for a tan -, transform into cancer cells and kick into gear a dormant cellular process that lets them quickly move to other parts of the body, unlike other cancers that have to first find a healthy cell to latch on to. The dormant cellular process is set in motion by a ge...

Terminally Ill deserves a better quality of Life

... funds and awareness about how palliative care can transform lives. Source:IANS...

Another Feather In The Garlic Cap: Helpful In Avoiding Breast Cancer

... when biologically active, can cause DNA damage or transform substances in the body into carcinogens. Ronald D. Thomas, Ph.D., and a team of researchers at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee hypothesized that PhIP enhances the metabolism of the enzymes linked to carcinogenesis. They further suggested that...

Sperm stem cells could be an alternative to embryonic stem cells in future

...ly, the stem cells even retained their capacity to transform into sperms after they were transplanted back into rat testes. One of the breakthroughs in this study was the development of a new culture medium to grow the cells and the incorporation of a tag, the green fluorescent protein to help enable easy id...

All Specialty Care Treatments Will Be Offered At Belle Vue.

...006. In this project Rs 30 crores is invested to transform this // clinic into a 200 bed hospital with all the health care facilities. A plastic surgery unit is also to be opened under the same roof with an investment of Rs 1 crore. He emphasized on the growing demand for plastic surgery as they receive ...

Decoding the Fungi Genome Will Save Millions of Lives.

...matics. "Identifying these genome sequences will transform scientific understanding of why this group of fungi is so lethal and allergenic. The importance of the project in helping develop new drugs and diagnostic tests, and understand and prevent allergies and diseases like pneumonia and sinusitis, cannot b...

Hospital To The Rescue Of Disabled Children

...a and a US-based organization, was started to help transform the lives of children with limb disabilities in Gujarat by offering them physical capabilities. The project requires more publicity to benefit more people, through providing mobility to disabled children. The limbs manufactured here are different f...

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