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World-first Living Donor Islet Cell Transplant A Success; Procedure Offers Promise For Diabetics
...e woman had been subject to severe low blood sugar coma
attacks, and her glucose control has been transformed by the transplant. Related Web Site: http://www.med.ualberta.ca/islet ...
Researchers develop new testing methods for potential monkeypox or smallpox outbreak
...as been previously reported, a child remained in a coma
for 12 days. Due to similarities between the monkeypox and smallpox viruses, the smallpox vaccine likely kept these inoculated people from becoming seriously ill. The researchers believe these people were fully protected against monkeypox because sm...
Prenatal exposure to marine toxin causes lasting damage
...cal damage, characterized by headaches, confusion, coma
and even death. Exposure can also cause amnesic shellfish poisoning, characterized by permanent loss of short-term memory. Since the discovery of domoic acid on the West Coast, officials there collect regular samples of affected marine animals, inc...
Glucose triggers brain cell death in rats after hypoglycemic coma
...mage that was thought to be caused by hypoglycemic coma
actually occurs when glucose is administered to tr...rst reaction when we see a patient in hypoglycemic coma
is to give lots of glucose, fast. But our rodent model makes it clear that overshooting glucose leve...
An 'elegant' idea proves its worth 25 years later
...cycle disorders, causes brain damage, retardation, coma
and even death. Despite the immediate clinical success of the treatment, the drug combination was finally approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration only in 2005. Brusilow, Hamosh, and colleagues at Stanford University, University of Mi...