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  • Non-invasive Gene therapy could treat brain tumour

    Non-invasive Gene therapy could treat brain tumour

    N.B. NairWashington (ISJ) ? A team of researchers at University of Massachusetts Medical School led by an Indian neuroscientist develop non-invasive gene therapy to treat brain tumour. Currently treatment for brain tumour or Gliobastoma (GBM) involve...

    2016-07-23 04:17:57.0
  • US scientists develop artificial limb in Lab

    US scientists develop artificial limb in Lab

    Washington (ISJ) ? Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has developed bioartificial limbs suitable for transplantation. A team of scientists at MGH engineered rat forelimbs with functioning vascular and muscle tissue, using an experimen...

    2015-06-09 02:58:24.0
  • Indian transplant expert trashes Italian neurosurgeon?s plan for human head transplant

    Indian transplant expert trashes Italian neurosurgeon?s plan for human head transplant

    N.B. Nair | Indian Science JournalNew Delhi/New York (ISJ) ? Indian transplant expert trashed plans of a maverick Italian neurosurgeon to carry out the first-ever attempt for a head transplant. Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero claimed he has deve...

    2015-04-20 18:08:17.0
  • Scientists develop new therapies inspired by cow immune system

    Scientists develop new therapies inspired by cow immune system

    Washington (ISJ) - People suffering from hormone deficiencies can look forward to a new therapy based on immune molecules from cows. The new therapy has been developed by scientists of the Florida-based The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). The rese...

    2015-02-24 15:34:16.0
  • In death, Kerala woman saves three

    In death, Kerala woman saves three

    Kochi (ISJ) ? In a rare feat, doctors at the Kochi-based Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences simultaneously transplanted the small intestine, heart and liver of an accident victim to three different patients. The intestinal transplant was the fourth...

    2015-01-19 16:30:51.0
  • First time in India, Kerala hospital performs a unique treatment to cure acute blood cancer

    First time in India, Kerala hospital performs a unique treatment to cure acute blood cancer

    Kochi (ISJ) ? Nineteen-year-old Neena (name changed) was suffering from acute blood cancer or acute myeloid leukaemia. Her disease developed into a life-threatening stage even after two cycles of chemotherapy. She did not have a human leukocyte ant...

    2014-11-28 05:16:28.0
  • Heart

    Heart's own immune cells can help it heal; study

    Washington, USA (ISJ) ? Latest research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows, heart holds its own pool of immune cells capable of helping it heal after injury. Normally when the heart is injured, these beneficial im...

    2014-10-30 11:47:29.0
  • Now a simple blood test to diagnose Alzheimer

    Now a simple blood test to diagnose Alzheimer's disease

    Melbourne, Australia (ISJ) ? Researchers at University of Melbourne, Australia have developed a non-invasive blood test to diagnose early onset of Alzheimer's disease (AD) with increased accuracy. The test helps identify changes in the brain two deca...

    2014-10-30 03:32:54.0
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