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Spinoff harnesses stem cells for new medical uses - University of Wisconsin-Madison;

Spinoff harnesses stem cells for new medical uses - University of Wisconsin-Madison

University of Wisconsin-MadisonSpinoff harnesses stem cells for new medical usesUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonBill Murphy, a professor of biomedical engineering, founded Stem Pharm, a company that plans to market systems drug-makers can use to evaluate the safety and utility of medications. Stem Pharm Inc., a University of Wisconsin–Madison startup built on ...New parents now have opportunity to donate to others in needWashington Times HeraldStudy pinpoints how skin cells' identity can be disassembled to create stem cellsPhys.OrgTroy plastic surgeon offers stem cell collection procedureThe Oakland PressNews-Medical.net -National Catholic Register (blog) -Medgadget (blog) -Lab Manager Magazineall 38 news articles »

MRI scans could spare 25% of men from prostate biopsies - NHS Choices;

MRI scans could spare 25% of men from prostate biopsies - NHS Choices

NHS ChoicesMRI scans could spare 25% of men from prostate biopsiesNHS Choices"Every man with suspected prostate cancer should have an MRI scan," The Guardian reports. That is the conclusion of a study looking at how well MRI scans compare with the current practice of biopsies; removing sections of prostate tissue for analysis.Everything you need to know about prostate cancer screeningThe Guardian'Huge leap' in prostate cancer testingBBC NewsGive early scans to cut prostate cancer deathsDaily MailYahoo News -Huffington Post UK -The Sydney Morning Herald -Telegraph.co.ukall 47 news articles »

Asthmatic children FAR more likely to be obese - Daily Mail;

Asthmatic children FAR more likely to be obese - Daily Mail

Daily MailAsthmatic children FAR more likely to be obeseDaily MailAsthmatic children are 50 percent more likely to be obese in later life than their peers, new figures reveal. Scientists believe children may be at greater risk of becoming overweight because their struggling for breath could cause them to play and ...Asthmatic children more likely to become obese – new researchTelegraph.co.ukChildhood Asthma May Encourage Obesity, Study SuggestsU.S. News & World ReportEarly-life asthma may contribute to childhood obesityMedical News TodayMedPage Today -CTV News -Medscape -USC Newsall 17 news articles »

Events planned to mark Cervical Cancer Prevention Week - Kirriemuir Herald

Events planned to mark Cervical Cancer Prevention WeekKirriemuir Herald16/11/09, TSPL, Scotsman. Hospital, Health, Tayside Health Board, Dundee,. Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Tayside. Pic Ian Rutherford. 12:50 Friday 20 January 2017. 0. Have your say. NHS Tayside's colposcopy team is supporting Cervical Cancer ...and more »

German MPs vote to legalise cannabis for medicinal purposes - The Guardian;

German MPs vote to legalise cannabis for medicinal purposes - The Guardian

The GuardianGerman MPs vote to legalise cannabis for medicinal purposesThe GuardianGermany will import cannabis for patients until state-supervised plantations are set up. Photograph: Jim Hollander/EPA. Reuters in Berlin. Thursday 19 January 2017 14.31 EST Last modified on Thursday 19 January 2017 17.00 EST. Share on Facebook ...Germany becomes latest country to OK medical marijuana legalizationGant DailyCronos Applauds German Legalization of Medical CannabisYahoo FinanceGerman parliament votes to allow access to medical marijuanaSFGate (blog)Yahoo News -Konbini -RT -U.S. News & World Reportall 27 news articles »

Smartphone-based microscope means DNA sequencing any time, any place, anywhere - Inquirer;

Smartphone-based microscope means DNA sequencing any time, any place, anywhere - Inquirer

InquirerSmartphone-based microscope means DNA sequencing any time, any place, anywhereInquirerNEED TO SEQUENCE some DNA but find the hassle of sending a sample off to the lab and waiting for a response just too much? Or, maybe you just can't afford to do as much DNA sequencing as you'd like? Well now help is at hand: researchers at the ...and more »

$460 million vaccine initiative to tackle viruses - Times LIVE;

$460 million vaccine initiative to tackle viruses - Times LIVE

Times LIVE$460 million vaccine initiative to tackle virusesTimes LIVE"We want to prioritise vaccine development for what we have defined as the most important threats," CEPI's interim chief executive John-Arne Rottingen told journalists. File photo. Image by: MIKE SEGAR / REUTERS ...Ebola, Zika Push Drugmakers Into Effort to Avert PandemicsBloombergThe world needs more Canada in the war on pandemicsThe Globe and MailDonors and Drug Makers Offer $500 Million to Control Global EpidemicsNew York TimesRTE.ie -Fortune -Fox News -The Guardianall 41 news articles »

Sedentary lifestyle in older women 'ages body cells' - BBC News;

Sedentary lifestyle in older women 'ages body cells' - BBC News

BBC NewsSedentary lifestyle in older women 'ages body cells'BBC NewsWomen who lead a sedentary lifestyle have faster-ageing cells than those who exercise every day, research suggests. Research on 1,500 women aged 64 to 95 found those who spent many hours sitting and exercised for less than 40 minutes a day had cells ...Sitting Too Much Ages You By 8 YearsTIMESitting down makes you age by 8 YEARSDaily MailSitting down too much can age women by 8 years, but not menLancashire Evening PostExpress.co.uk -Glens Falls Post-Star -Huffington Post UK -Metroall 21 news articles »

Robotic sleeve 'hugs' failing hearts - BBC News;

Robotic sleeve 'hugs' failing hearts - BBC News

BBC NewsRobotic sleeve 'hugs' failing heartsBBC NewsUS scientists have developed a robotic sleeve that can help hearts pump when they are failing. The sleeve - made of material that mimics heart muscle - hugs the outside of the heart and squeezes it, mimicking the action of cardiac muscle. The early ...Flabby heart keeps pumping with squeeze from robotic sleeveThe Japan TimesRobots may treat failing hearts in the near futureHealth24Soft robot offers hope for heart failure patientsThe EngineerNews-Medical.net -Firstpost -Live Science -Tech2all 28 news articles »

Should BC hike the smoking age? Health minister pondering question - CTV News;

Should BC hike the smoking age? Health minister pondering question - CTV News

CTV NewsShould BC hike the smoking age? Health minister pondering questionCTV NewsHeading into National Non-Smoking Week, B.C.'s health minister is trying to spark a conversation about the legal age for cigarettes. Terry Lake said 120 local jurisdictions in the U.S. have already increased the smoking age to 21, including the entire ...Texas lawmakers push to raise smoking age to 21KVUE.comTexas lawmakers working to make smoking illegal to those under 21kgw.comCommen-Terry: Butt out! Your lungs will thank youComox Valley RecordCBC.ca -Cleburne Times-Review -CJOB -The Star Onlineall 24 news articles »

'Exploding e-cig cost me 7 teeth, burned my face – and broke my sink!' - The Register;

'Exploding e-cig cost me 7 teeth, burned my face – and broke my sink!' - The Register

The Register'Exploding e-cig cost me 7 teeth, burned my face – and broke my sink!'The RegisterNSFW pics A man claims his e-cigarette exploded mid-puff, blew out seven of his teeth, gave him second-degree facial burns, wrecked his bathroom, and put him in intensive care. Andrew Hall, a Toyota car salesman in Pocatello, Idaho, says he was having ...Idaho man seriously injured after e-cigarette explodes in his faceKSL.comE-Cigarette Explodes, Man Loses 7 TeethOpposing ViewsLocal mother speaks out about son's vaping accidentKPVI News 6East Coast Radio -Refinery29 -Deccan Chronicle -NBC 6 South Floridaall 50 news articles »

Controversial IVF technique produces a baby girl -- and for some, that's a problem - CNN;

Controversial IVF technique produces a baby girl -- and for some, that's a problem - CNN

CNNControversial IVF technique produces a baby girl -- and for some, that's a problemCNN(CNN) It was a first for the entire world: Using a controversial in vitro fertilization technique, doctors in Kiev, Ukraine, helped a previously infertile couple conceive and deliver a baby girl. Some critics say, for genetic reasons, the use of this ...'Three-parent' baby born in Ukraine using new techniqueYahoo NewsWorld-first in Ukraine as 'three-parent' baby born to an infertile coupleScienceAlertThe world's second three-parent baby has been conceived using a controversial techniqueQuartzInverse -Telegraph.co.uk -Mic -Daily Mailall 33 news articles »

Rwanda: Bird Flu - Govt Suspends Import of Poultry From Uganda, Europe - AllAfrica.com;

Rwanda: Bird Flu - Govt Suspends Import of Poultry From Uganda, Europe - AllAfrica.com

KFMRwanda: Bird Flu - Govt Suspends Import of Poultry From Uganda, EuropeAllAfrica.comThe Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) has announced new measures intended to prevent outbreak of avian influenza in poultry, commonly known as bird flu in the country. According to a statement from the ministry, the measures ...Govt bans importation of poultry products from UgandaCapital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)Bird flu found in 6000 turkey flock at East Lindsey farm close to first outbreakBBC NewsKenya temporarily bans importation of chicken and poultry products from UgandaDaily NationDeutsche Welle -Grimsby Telegraph -The Tide -Herald-Whigall 88 news articles »

Stem cell treatment could be a proven therapy for diabetes, autism - Business Standard;

Stem cell treatment could be a proven therapy for diabetes, autism - Business Standard

Business StandardStem cell treatment could be a proven therapy for diabetes, autismBusiness StandardStem cell therapy has turned out to be a ray of hope for most patients who are trying to find a cure for incurable diseases. Researchers and experts believe India has been at the top in the development of stem cell treatment followed by several other ...Research findings could offer ways of fighting treatment resistance in oesophageal cancerNews-Medical.netIrish researchers make stem-cell cancer breakthroughIrish TimesCell therapy: A new hope for cancer patientsViet Nam NewsScoop.co.nz -Medgadget (blog) -Genetic Literacy Project -Singularity Huball 18 news articles »

For a Colicky Baby, You Might Give Acupuncture a Try - Helena Independent Record;

For a Colicky Baby, You Might Give Acupuncture a Try - Helena Independent Record

Helena Independent RecordFor a Colicky Baby, You Might Give Acupuncture a TryHelena Independent RecordMONDAY, Jan. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- For beleaguered parents desperate to soothe a colicky baby, Swedish researchers have a novel suggestion -- acupuncture. After two weeks of treatment, about two-thirds of babies given acupuncture no longer ...Can colic really be cured by acupuncture?NHS ChoicesAcupuncture may help calm babies who cry excessivelyHindustan TimesColic study stirs prickly debate on acupunctureFOX 616minutes -BBC News -MENAFN.COM -Fox Newsall 30 news articles »

Asthma may be misdiagnosed in many adults - Business Insider;

Asthma may be misdiagnosed in many adults - Business Insider

National PostAsthma may be misdiagnosed in many adultsBusiness Insider(Reuters Health) - - As many as one in three adults diagnosed with asthma may not actually have the chronic lung disorder, a Canadian study suggests. Researchers did lung function tests on 613 adults who had been diagnosed with asthma within the past ...A third of adults treated for asthma don't actually have airway disorder: studyVancouver Sun1 in 3 Adults Diagnosed With Asthma May Not Have It: StudyArizona Daily StarAsthma diagnosis often wrong, study revealsCBC.caNEWS.com.au -Live Science -Daily Mail -Mirror.co.ukall 27 news articles »

Ministers condemn Mbare Musika - NewsDay;

Ministers condemn Mbare Musika - NewsDay

NewsDayMinisters condemn Mbare MusikaNewsDayHEALTH minister David Parirenyatwa was yesterday shocked by the situation in Harare's high-density suburb of Mbare, where he described the place as a breeding ground for water-borne diseases. BY MUNESU NYAKUDYA. Health and Child Care minister ...Typhoid: Constitutional and policy perspectivesThe HeraldA call to take decisive measures to eradicate typhoid!The ZimbabweanEDITORIAL COMMENT : Time to do your job; Cde KasukuwereThe Zimbabwe DailyVoice of America -DailyNews -NewsdzeZimbabweall 10 news articles »

Ultraviolet Light From 'Robot' Kills Hospital Superbugs, Study Finds - Voice of America;

Ultraviolet Light From 'Robot' Kills Hospital Superbugs, Study Finds - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaUltraviolet Light From 'Robot' Kills Hospital Superbugs, Study FindsVoice of AmericaFILE - An employee displays MRSA bacteria strain — a drug-resistant "superbug" — inside a petri dish containing agar jelly for bacterial culture in a microbiological laboratory in Berlin. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Google+ ...Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Jan 17, 2017CIDRAPall 2 news articles »

Monkeys on diets are healthier, but their longevity is still up for debate - The Verge;

Monkeys on diets are healthier, but their longevity is still up for debate - The Verge

New KeralaMonkeys on diets are healthier, but their longevity is still up for debateThe VergePutting monkeys on a diet delays the health problems of old age, new science says. But whether it makes them live longer is still open for debate. These findings in our close evolutionary relatives could help us better understand our own aging process ...How Living Near The Starvation Point Can Extend LifespanGizmodo AustraliaCaloric restriction increases monkey lifespan, benefits healthNew AtlasCut calories by a fifth to reduce your chance of cancerDaily MailCosmos -The Sun -Arizona Daily Star -Reason (blog)all 18 news articles »