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  1. News - World - MEDICINE

    First pregnancy in Europe through IVF method that screens out defective embryos

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:39pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Europe sees its first pregnancy from cutting-edge genetic selection technique IVF method pre-screens embryos for problems Doctors in London have reported the first pregnancy in Europe from a new IVF procedure that checks embryos for genetic disorders before they are implanted. The technique allows doctors to select embryos that are free of dangerous mutations carried ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1561244/first-pregnancy-europe-through-ivf-method-screens-out-defective-embryos
  2. News - World - MEDICINE

    Aids 2014 conference unveils breakthrough in Aids-TB treatment

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 09:59pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Breakthrough in Aids-TB treatment unveiled Tuberculosis is the biggest killer of people with Aids each year, causing 20 per cent of HIV-related deaths, with therapies for the two conditions unable to be given together because of side effects. But a drug combination unveiled at the Aids 2014 symposium in Melbourne on Monday allows tuberculosis (TB) to be treated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557273/aids-2014-conference-unveils-breakthrough-aids-tb-treatment
  3. News - World - MEDICINE

    Risk of pandemic too great to justify mutant virus research, study claims

    Posted May 21st 2014, 10:49pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian New study argues that risk to life outside the lab may outweigh benefits Pandemic possible in mutant virus research Public health experts have warned that controversial experiments on mutant viruses could endanger lives by unleashing an accidental pandemic. Several groups of scientists around the world are creating and altering viruses to understand how natural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1517453/risk-pandemic-too-great-justify-mutant-virus-research-study-claims
  4. News - World - MEDICINE

    Sperm cells made from skin tissue offer hope for infertile men

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 09:07pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Hope for infertile men as US researchers make stunning breakthrough in quest for new way to treat the 20pc unable to father children Skin made into sperm cells by scientists Scientists have turned skin tissue from infertile men into early-stage sperm cells in a groundbreaking study that raises hopes for new therapies for the condition. The unexpected success ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1502705/sperm-cells-made-skin-tissue-offer-hope-infertile-men
  5. News - World - MEDICINE

    Australian study says homeopathy is no more effective than a placebo

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:25pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Homeopathy, which is trying to muscle its way into mainstream health care, is ineffective and may even do more harm than good, study finds Doctors debunk natural medicine Homeopathy is no more effective than a placebo, according to an extensive study by Australia's National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). The council assessed research ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1471841/australian-study-says-homeopathy-no-more-effective-placebo
  6. News - World - MEDICINE

    Once-a-month pill may be next contraceptive method

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Researchers say tablet could be taken after sex, but predict outcry from anti-abortion activists Once-a-month pill may benext contraceptive method A contraceptive tablet that acts like the morning-after pill but could be taken up to a month after sex is probably scientifically possible and would be welcomed by women, scientists said yesterday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1316981/once-month-pill-may-be-next-contraceptive-method
  7. News - World - MEDICINE

    Major breakthrough in treatment of Down's syndrome

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Breakthrough in Down's syndrome treatment Scientists have corrected the genetic fault that causes Down's syndrome- albeit in isolated cells- raising the prospect of a radical therapy for the disorder. US researchers took cells from people with Down's and silenced the extra chromosome that causes the condition. A treatment based on the work ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1285510/scientists-achieve-major-breakthrough-treatment-downs-syndrome
  8. News - World - MEDICINE

    Test tube baby first to get IVF defect check

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Child born after parents send cells of embryos for new method to screen for abnormalities in genome to improve chances of healthy infant Test tube baby first to get IVF defect check The first IVF baby screened for genetic defects using a new procedure that can read every letter of the human genome has been born. Connor Levy was born in the US after a Philadelphia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1278097/test-tube-baby-first-get-ivf-defect-check
  9. News - World - MEDICINE

    Deadly Sars-like virus takes toll on British family

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London British household has suffered one death while another member is unconscious, widow says Sars-like virus devastates family The widow of the first person to die of a new Sars-like virus in Britain has told of the tragic circumstances of his death. Azima Hussain, 33, giving her first interview, spoke of the devastation inflicted on her family ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1192446/deadly-sars-virus-takes-toll-british-family
  10. Lifestyle - Technology - MEDICINE

    Three medical leaps that could transform disease treatments

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian In the past year researchers have discovered how to rewrite genes, manipulate the microbes in our bodies and profile common cancers Three breakthroughs that could transform medicine More than once last year, researchers described leaps in medical science that were so breathtaking, and held so much potential for patients, that they immediately joined the list of fields ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1120729/three-medical-leaps-could-transform-disease-treatments

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