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Court rules out options to pay for stem cell donors

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in California rejected the reconsideration of the 2011 ruling that states that it is legal to pay the hematopoietic stem cells donors. The court observed that the stem cell donation is a process that is pretty much similar to blood donation. A three-judge panel from the 9th Circuit Court […]

Use of steroids results in postoperative outcomes in diabetic patients

Friday, March 30th, 2012

The use of steroids in diabetic patients may result in serious postoperative outcomes, says a new study. The study was conducted by Matthew A Ziegler and his group of researchers from the Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA. The results of the study were published in the magazine “Archives of Surgery”. The aim of the study was […]

New injection to lower cholesterol levels

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Monoclonal antibody injection will help in reducing the LDL cholesterol levels, says a new study. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by James McKenney from National Clinical Research Inc. the results of the study were presented at the American College of Cardiology annual meeting in Chicago. The study was funded by […]

Gleevec treatment improves survival rates in tumor patients

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Adjuvant imatinib (Gleevec) treatment for long term increases the survival rate in gut tumor patients, says a new study. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Heikki Joensuu, MD from the Helsinki University in Finland. The results of the study were published in the March issue of the magazine “Journal of […]

Less exercise can also lower blood sugar level

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Daily exercise is not needed to control your blood sugar level in people with type 2 diabetes, says a new study. The study was conducted by a group of researchers from the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands and headed by Luc J.C. van Loon. The results of the study were published in the magazine […]

Mood disorders linked to attention deficit disorder in childhood

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

A recent study has found that the children who suffer from attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at high risk of getting mood disorders in adulthood. The study was conducted by Yong Sik Kim and his group of researchers from the Seoul National University College of Medicine, South Korea. The results of the study were published […]

New drug helps in treating diabetes type 2 effectively

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

A new study found that dapagliflozin drug helps in treating diabetes type 2 effectively. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Dr. John Wilding from the University Hospital Aintree in Liverpool, England. The results of the study were published in the March issue of the magazine “Annals of Internal Medicine”. The […]

CPR before hospitalization bears long term risks

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

A new study has found that giving epinephrine before hospitalization for people who had cardiac arrest may be harmful in future. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Akihito Hagihara, DMSc, MPH from the Kyushu University in Fukuoka, Japan. The results of the study were published in the March issue of […]

Women stay away from labor pain relief drugs

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

The drugs used for providing relief from pain during labor may not be so useful due to their side effects, according to a recent analysis. The work was carried out by Dr. James Neilson and his team of researchers from the University of Liverpool in the UK. The results of the report were published by […]

Study analyzes care giving impulse in adults

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

The adult’s brain responds to a child’s activities and shows care for the child even if that child is not theirs, says a new study. The study was conducted by a group of researchers headed by Marc H. Bornstein, Ph.D. from the National Institutes of Health and in Germany, Japan and Italy. The results of […]

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