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  • Scientists convert skin cells directly to brain cells

    Scientists convert skin cells directly to brain cells

    Washington (ISJ) ? Scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a technique to convert human skin cells directly to brain cells, affected by Huntington's disease, a fatal neurodegenerative disorder. Tests on...

    28 Oct 2014 4:57 PM GMT
  • India launches low-cost diagnostic kit for Celiac disease

    India launches low-cost diagnostic kit for Celiac disease

    New Delhi (ISJ) ? India on Tuesday (Oct. 28) commercially launched a low-cost diagnostic kit for Celiac disease, a state where absorption of food is impaired due to damaged inner lining of small intestine. The kit developed jointly by Gurgaon-based...

    28 Oct 2014 1:04 PM GMT
  • Indian-origin doctor develops world?s first wireless pacemaker

    Indian-origin doctor develops world?s first wireless pacemaker

    New York (ISJ) ? An Indian origin doctor successfully developed world?s first wireless pacemaker. Dr. Vivek Reddy of The Mount Sinai Hospital presented the one-year finding of the path-breaking device at the annual scientific session of the Heart...

    11 May 2014 1:32 PM GMT
  • French man gets world?s first artificial heart

    French man gets world?s first artificial heart

    Paris (ISJ): French doctors have performed the first-ever implantation of an artificial heart on a person suffering from end-stage heart failure. The implantation was done on a 75-year-old French man by doctors at the Georges Pompidou European...

    22 April 2014 8:03 AM GMT
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