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... on the ventilator. GROSS: Oh, I see. FREEMAN: So you turn the ventilator off, and you wait until you're sure that the heart has stopped beating and is not going to restart again, and generally that's 30 ...
... with several high-tech labs constructed, but little to show on the medicine front beyond basic research, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine faces an uncertain future. Is it still relevant ...
... those on placebo, the researchers found. The drug was generally well-tolerated. The most significant side effects appeared to be urinary tract infections and a temporary abnormality in liver function ...
... her lab and describes what flexible electronics could do A new generation of bionics which can connect wirelessly with the nervous system and feel are under development. Animal tests have already been ...
... patients' damaged spines to help regenerate nerves, while lithium is used to promote the growth of the nerve fibres. Each component of the combination therapy needs to be tested separately before they ...
... start to degenerate, they can herniateYou're more vulnerable to muscle strains as you age (Health.com) -- The back is literally your body's support... "Women who sit at work hunched over for hours put ...
...  starts to regenerate, but very slowly — only about 1 or 2 millimeters a day. That's bad news if you cut a nerve in your shoulder that controls, say, one of your fingers, Thayer says. "It will take, ...
... "Until the drug is actually delivered, we can't be sure." Until late last year, five drugmakers in the U.S. manufactured the generic injected cancer medicine methotrexate, which is crucial for treating ...
...  with six non-federal scientists, physicians, and other health professionals, as well as six members of the general public who are representatives of leading research, advocacy ...
CHICAGO – It happened to nurse Jane Byron years after an in-line skating fall, business owner Haralee Weintraub while doing "men's" push-ups, and avid cyclist Gene Wilberg while lifting a heavy box. "It" ...
...  It had been speculated that exemestane, a third-generation aromatase inhibitor, might result in less bone loss than other similar drugs and might even stimulate bone formation. For the new study, Cheung's ...
... is a degenerative condition of the nerves in the brain and spinal cord that gradually robs the patient of the ability to use the muscles, trapping the victim in an increasingly unresponsive body.  ...
... to restore vision using embryonic stem cells as treatment. It was published in The Lancet. Human embryonic stem cells were used to treat macular degeneration in two legally blind patients. Four months ...
... brown fat was something found in rodents, which cannot shiver and use heat-generating brown fat as an alternate way to keep warm. Human infants also have it, for the same reason. But researchers expected ...
... to progressive deterioration of vision. The other has age-related macular degeneration, the main cause of blindness in the developed world. Both patients had such poor vision they were registered blind. ...
... developed by Advanced Cell Technology to treat macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness. “It’s a big step forward for regenerative medicine,” said Dr. Steven D. Schwartz, a retina specialist ...
... in one eye with cells derived from embryonic stem cells at the University of California, Los Angeles. One patient had the "dry" form of age-related macular degeneration, the most common cause of blindness. ...
... which, of course, most of us find get us down from time to time, whether that's something which is a passing phase in terms of perhaps the new generation coming up will learn how to cope with that better ...
... for older patients and recommend against them for most younger postmenopausal women with osteopenia. The experts also generally recommend that most people on bisphosphonates take them for just ...
... for older patients and recommend against them for most younger postmenopausal women with osteopenia. The experts also generally recommend that most people on bisphosphonates take them for just ...
... for example — an initial bone mass measurement is seriously underused. Despite the federal legislation, despite recommendations from the United States Preventive Services Task Force, the surgeon general ...
... Facebook. Amelia, nicknamed Mia, has the genetic disorder Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome, which delays growth, development and intellectual abilities. People with this syndrome have unusual physical features ...
... causes more than 100 deaths a year, with many more children suffering serious and potentially disabling illness. Scientists produced the "4CMenB" vaccine by analysing the genetic structure of thousands ...
... to spinal cord injuries, treatments that are backed by little or no scientific evidence and which are considered at best experimental. Some of these involve large general hospitals where patients pay ...
... its researchers identified the gene variant in Proteus syndrome and plan to test DNA from Merrick's skeleton to determine if Proteus caused his disfigurement.) The tumor, which originated in Hai's spine, ...
... to say, but it really shouldn’t be used for a general class.” Black seemingly reconciles the dangers of yoga with his own teaching of it by working hard at knowing when a student “shouldn’t do ...
...  Dr. Ririe would not discuss Jenni's care, citing privacy laws, but said, generally, in cases in which a cancer patient is pregnant, oncologists will consider both the risks and benefits of continuing ...
... no sign of M.S.,” said Dr. Richard Rudick, director of the Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis Treatment and Research at the Cleveland Clinic. The first generation of M.S. drugs included mostly ...
... kept a hectic schedule. While in Europe on a business trip, he developed a cold he couldn't shake. "My immune system was pretty low because of stress," he said. "I was standing on a site in Geneva, where ...
8 December 2011 Last updated at 08:15 ET Researchers say a variant gene which reduces vitamin D levels could be directly linked to MS A rare genetic variant which causes reduced levels ...
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