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Improving Fertility In Patients With Cervical Cancer

...up to their study to determine the variability and viability of the transplanted ovary....

Turmeric Found To Slow Down Melanoma Growth

...esults show that curcumin treatment decreased cell viability in all three-cell lines in a dose-dependent manner...nclude the curcumin is a potent suppressor of cell viability and inducer of apoptosis in melanoma cell lines and future investigation to determine the effects of...

Milk from cloned cows and meat safe to use: But at what cost?

...cloned cows. Health Canada has been studying the viability of introducing cloned products to the attractive food market for the past 2 years. However, there has been no hint about the future regulations that might be imposed. It's unlikely that cloned animals themselves will be sold any time soon because of...

Detrimental Effect Of Chronic Alcoholism On Male Fertility

...ons, such as changes in the count, morphology, and viability of the spermatozoa. Alcohol exerts a dose-related toxic effect on testicular function. In a recent study, published in the October issue of Fertility and Sterility, the reproductive function in chronic alcoholics was assessed to know the effects of a...

Bisphenol A In Food Containers Has Adverse Effect On Brain Tissue

...tivity of estrogen, which increases the growth and viability of neurons resulting in damage to the brain cells. Experiments on rat brain neurons revealed that damage occurred within minutes even at very low doses. It was proved to increase breast cancer cell growth and recently it was reported to increase pros...

Food packaging with Bisphenol A damages the brain

...trogen normally increases the growth and regulates viability of developing neurons, he said, these results support the idea that BPA may harm developing brain cells. 'From other studies it's clear that these low concentrations are in line with human foetal exposures, and at levels one might even see in the wa...

Hospitals May Face Funds Crunch

...he NHS will be put into operation. The financial viability and the purpose to be served by the £1 billion plan has been questioned by Ms Hewitt. The original plan involved the rebuilding of the St Bartholemew and the Royal London hospitals. The hospitals in the country are experiencing difficulties with rega...

Genetic Change In The H5N1 Virus Likely: Recombinomics Inc.

...ay acquire the ability to retain its virulence and viability by facilitation of a homologous recombination to enable creation of novel genes that would aid the above purpose. The research institution is now all set to produce vaccines that would allow efficient management of the bird flu crisis and prevention...

WHO Makes No Bones about Global Polio Eradication

...e aspersions cast by several health experts on the viability of polio eradication, the world's global body is pretty convinced of its method to wipe out this malady. "Countries don't want to stop this program," he said. "Donors are still with us."...

Mobile use increases risk of infertility in men

...at on all four parameters - sperm count, motility, viability and morphology - there were significant differences between the groups," Dr Agarwal said. "The greater the use of cell phones the greater the decrease in these four parameters. That was very clear and very significant." Dr Agarwal said: "If the eff...

New Approach to Routine Prenatal Genetic Testing

Researchers demonstrate the viability of an approach to routinely detect the presence of fetal DNA in a mother's blood to accurately diagnose or rule// out genetic defects - as early as the first trimester. The study results were presented at the 27th Annual Meeting of the Society for Ma...

Copper Alloys Surfaces Touted As Pathogen Killers

...surfaces. The stainless steel had no effect on the viability of the E. coli at room temperature, the scientists stated. The tests were also repeated at refrigeration temperature, about 39F. While the stainless steel had no effect on the E. coli, the three alloys with the highest copper content -- silicon bro...

Scientists Partner to Develop and Distribute New Tuberculosis Vaccine

...ys. "Its greater stability at room temperature and viability ultimately could provide a more practical approach for creating and delivering a vaccine throughout the world.” Source-Eurekalert SR...

Home-going Delayed for Miracle Baby

...to do more research and find out where our edge of viability is going to go.'' Preterm births occur in about 12 percent of all pregnancies in the U.S., according to the National Institute of Health. AN...

Transplanted Pig Cells in Human Produce Insulin

...nes how LCT has demonstrated the long-term safety, viability and function of its encapsulated porcine islets in a human patient over an extended period of time, without the use of immunosuppression. In 1996, a 41-year-old diabetic was injected with LCT’s prototype diabetes product containing pig islet cell...

Male Child Birth Dropping in US and Japan

...her environmental factors that also may affect the viability of a male fetus include the parents’ weight, nutrition and the use of alcohol and drugs. In the study, researchers analyzed birth statistics in the U.S. from 1970 to 2002 and in Japan from 1970 to 1999. The results appear in the online edition of E...

LCT Reports Major Step for Islet Transplantation in Diabetes Patient

...nes how LCT has demonstrated the long-term safety, viability and function of its encapsulated porcine islets in a human patient over an extended period of time, without the use of immunosuppression. In 1996 a 41 year old diabetic was injected with LCT’s prototype diabetes product containing pig islet cells ...

Students Devise Oral Quick-dissolve Strips for Rotavirus Vaccine

...hough further refinement is needed to maintain the viability of the vaccine, the delivery system itself appears sound, and the Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer staff has applied for a provisional patent. The thin film vaccine system was among the undergraduate projects introduced to the public this month at t...

Preserving Kidneys on a Pump May Promote More Organ Sharing

...rgans out of body and provides a way to assess the viability of the organ. Stratta said machine preservation ...ecipient matching through using the pump to assess viability and function....

Tibetans to Introduce Organic Farming

...ased on organic farming is aimed at preserving the viability of the Tibetan settlements," Dorje said. "With funding from an Italian NGO, COSPE, the Tibetan government has deputed fully trained agriculture extension officers in all agriculture settlements," he added. Asked about the constraints in implement...

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