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Stem Cells

Stem Cells Becoming Specialized Cells Need For Organ Development

New research by cell biologists at the University of Toronto provides significant new insight; into the very first step stem cells go through to turn into the specialize cells that make up organs.The findings publish in Genes & Development implicate the ability of proteins; to hang around in cells their stability as a major factor…

Bone Graft

Helping The Body’s Ability To Grow Bone By Bone Graft

For the first time, scientists have been able to study how well synthetic bone grafts stand up to the rigors and ‘strains’ of life, and how quickly they help bone re-grow and repair. Researchers led by Dr. Gianluca Tozzi, at the University of Portsmouth, are the first to examine the strains; between bone and graft…

Miscarriage

Diabetes Drug Can Halve The Risk Of Late Miscarriage And Preterm Births

Metformin can halve the risk of late miscarriage and preterm births for women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). PCOS occurs in 10 to 15 % of all women. The symptoms are irregular menstrual periods, increase levels of male sex hormones and small ovarian blisters. In addition, many women with PCOS are overweight. Women with PCOS…

Cause Of Diarrhea

Accelerating The Efforts To Treat Common Cause Of Diarrhea

Diarrhea; One of the most common causes of diarrhea worldwide accounting for millions of cases; and tens of thousands of deaths, mostly of small children is the parasite Cryptosporidium. Doctors can treat children with Cryptosporidium for dehydration, but unlike many other causes of diarrhea; there are no drugs to kill the parasite or vaccines to prevent infection. But…

Summer Weather and activities may be challenging for older adults

Summer Weather May Be Challenging For People

This study deals with summer weather that not everyone is aware that summer weather and activities may be challenging for older adults. Senior citizens react differently to hot weather than younger people. They are typically more susceptible to dehydration and heat-related illnesses. They may also become disoriented by certain summer activities. Dehydration can lead to…

Nursing Home Care

Nursing Care Prices Rise Faster Than Other Medical Care

Nursing care; One of the largest studies on out of pocket costs for nursing home care finds prices are high and rising faster than other medical care and consumer prices, reports a team of health policy researchers. Their study, publish in Medical Care Research and Review, reviews nursing home prices in eight states between 2005-2010…

Heart Failure

Heart Failure Risk In Patients Who Receive Heart Devices

Heart Failure; Patients with left-sided heart failure who get implant devices to improve the pumping of their hearts may be more likely to develop heart failure on the opposite side of their hearts if they are pre-treat with off-label selective vasodilator drugs, according to new research published in Circulation: Heart Failure, an American Heart Association…

Protective Role Of Camel Milk In Testicular Damage

Protective Role Of Camel Milk In Testicular Damage

Where fenpropathrin (FNP) is a member of the synthetic pyrethroids; Here in, the present study conducting to investigate; for the first time, the potentially harmful effects of FNP on the reproductive system testicular damage of male rats; A wide range of synthetic pesticiding have been leaking into the rural environment through the agricultural activities to…

Health care Policy

Health Care Policy At Multiple Levels Of The Health System

Health care Policy; In this study Government policy and infrastructure have a substantial impact on hospitalization of older adults, according to a University of Waterloo study. The study examined the experiences of 254,664 patients in home care programs and 162,045 residents in long-term care in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario. Health-relate policy and its implementation is complex. Conceptual models…

Kidney Disease

New Class Of Drugs To Treat Hereditary Kidney Disease

Scientists from the University of Sheffield are part of an international collaboration to develop a new class of drugs; to treat a common genetic kidney disease which is a major cause of kidney failure. Working with Glasgow-based biotech company Mironid and colleagues in the US; the Sheffield researchers have carry out successful laboratory tests of…

Virtual Reality rehabilitation for stroke survivors

Virtual Reality Helps Quality Of Life Of Stroke Survivors

Virtual Reality; Researchers at the University of East Anglia are pioneering virtual reality (VR) rehabilitation for stroke survivors, using low cost videogame technology. They have worked with industry collaborator Evolv to create a new gaming platform to improve the lives of stroke patients suffering from complex neurological syndromes caused by their stroke. The new technology, which…

Using Nonlinear Microscopy For Neck Carcinoma

Using Nonlinear Microscopy For Neck Carcinoma

By using the laser light; the study making cancerous tissue visible. This enabling them to provide the surgical team with real-time information in order to reliably identify tumors; and the tumor margins and decide how much tissue needs to be cut away. The optical method will help surgeons to remove tumors more precisely and could…