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"Mind-Reading" with MRI-Computer Technology

A machine reading human thoughts? Science fiction fantasy may be far further along then we may have ever imagined Read More

Stem Cells used to treat Fibrosis in Lung Patients

Stem Cells used to treat Fibrosis in Lung Patients Scientists in Australia have reported that they used human umbilical stem cells to treat fibrosis. These fidings were presented in the study, "Human Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cells Reduce Fibrosis of Bleomycin-Induced Lung Injury." This study was headed by Dr. Yuben Moodley, of Monash Un... Read More

Embryo Stem Cells without Embryo Destruction now Possible

Embryo Stem Cells without Embryo Destruction now Possible Embryonic stem cells have been making headlines recently. But among the talk, there is rarely a pause to explain what embryonic stem cells are, what makes them unique, and why they stir up so much debate. Read More

Protein Expands Breast Cancer Stem Cells

Protein Expands Breast Cancer Stem Cells A new study from researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center that was published in Cancer Cell, reports that an essential protein for normal stem cell renewal which promotes the growth of breast cancer stem cells when it's overproduced. Read More

Sperm Stem Cells into Insulin Producing Cell

Sperm Stem Cells into Insulin Producing Cell Could sperm have more uses than you'd think? A recent study done at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) in Washington DC found that sperm stem cells can be turned into pancreatic beta insulin-producing cells. Read More

First Time Age Degeneration Reversed in Mice

First Time Age Degeneration Reversed in Mice In a major break- through at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, brain and testes growth, improved fertility, and restored cognitive function were observed for the first time in a group of laboratory mice injected with a controllable telomerase gene - which are the genes that form protective cap... Read More

Two Markers Found for Prostate-Cancer Deadliness

Two Markers Found for Prostate-Cancer Deadliness Investigators have found that men who are or have been overweight or who have high insulin levels are more likely to die from prostate cancer. The discovery of these two predictors is important, because doctors now have two crucial clues as to which patients will develop the most life-threate... Read More

MRI Excels at Detecting Wrist Ligament Tears

MRI Excels at Detecting Wrist Ligament Tears The most advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine is nearly as effective as going in surgically to detect tears in wrist ligaments, according to a recent study. The author of the paper in the American Journal of Roentgenology, Thomas Magee of Neuroskeletal Imaging in Merritt Islan... Read More

What is an Aneurysm?

What is an Aneurysm? WHAT IS AN AORTIC ANEURYSM? With Dr.Sateesh Babu Vascular Associates of Westchester Read More

African American Women and Breast Cancer

African American Women and Breast Cancer I was afraid that I wouldn't be able to see my children grow up and my grandchild grow, you get this really scary feeling inside, says Rosamond Stallings. When 45 year old Rosamond Stallings was diagnosed with breast cancer 2 years ago, doctors urged her to immediately have a mastectomy. They ... Read More

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