Saturday, June 07, 2008

Woman Challenges Assisted Suicide Law In Historic Legal Case, UK

Talking To Cells
For an organism to develop and function, the individual cells must exchange information, or communicate, with each other. Is it possible to learn their language and "talk to" the cells? Yes it is: Cameron Alexander and George Pasparakis at the University of Nottingham (UK) have been able to facilitate a conversation between bacterial cells and artificial polymer vesicles.



Golden Nugget to host charity poker tournament
KVBC - Las Vegas,NV,USA
The Grand Poker Series with Cards, Celebrities, and a Cause will benefit the Montel Williams Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. Red carpet arrivals and the ...
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Woman Challenges Assisted Suicide Law In Historic Legal Case, UK
In the first hearing of its kind, to be heard on Wednesday 11th June at the Royal Courts of Justice, an MS (Multiple Sclerosis) sufferer is challenging the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to clarify the UK law on assisting the suicide of another person, in a country where it is lawful.


Novartis' Rasilez can protect kidneys in diabetes patients
Pharma Times (subscription) - London,UK
Meantime, Novartis noted that two patients taking its experimental multiple sclerosis drug FTY720 (fingolimod) in clinical trials have suffered ...
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From the quiet Somerset country life... to New York and Sex And ...
Daily Mail - UK
... and suffers from the rare condition Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinationy Polyneuropathy (CIDP), a debilitating condition similar to Multiple Sclerosis. ...
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Areva, Finmeccanica SpA, Royal Ahold: European Equity Preview
Bloomberg - USA
Novartis AG (NOVN VX): Switzerland's second-largest drugmaker said one patient died and another developed a serious infection in tests of its FTY720 ...
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The week's top biotech gainers
BloggingStocks - USA
Acorda Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: ACOR) had a great week after it announced positive data from a second Phase III study of its Fampridine-SR for patients' ...
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MS sufferer seeks answers over laws on euthanasia laws
Independent - London,England,UK
Ms Purdy was diagnosed with primary progressive MS in 1995. She met her husband, Omar Puente, a 46-year-old musician, shortly before her diagnosis and the ...
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Woman with MS demands to know if husband can help her die
Telegraph.co.uk - United Kingdom
Ms Purdy, from Bradford, west Yorks, was diagnosed with primary progressive MS in March 1995, but her condition has got progressively worse and she now uses ...
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MS sufferer calls for clarity on assisted suicide law
Nafferton Today - Driffield,England,UK
Ms Purdy was diagnosed with primary progressive MS in March 1995 after she began experiencing symptoms. "My body didn't respond how I was used to it ...
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‘Tell me my husband will not be jailed’
Bradford Telegraph Argus - Bradford,England,UK
Miss Purdy was diagnosed with primary progressive MS in March 1995 after she began experiencing symptoms. "My body didn't respond how I was used to it ...
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Vince And Associates Clinical Research Opens 50-Bed, Phase I Unit
Vince and Associates Clinical Research Inc., a leading independent provider of clinical trial services to the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, announced the opening of a 50-bed, Phase I unit in order to keep up with the growing demand for its services.


McMaster Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute

Best Breakthroughs
... will have to be re-written and university science curricula changed to incorporate the discovery, says stem cell researcher Mick Bhatia, scientific director of the Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute at McMaster University. ...
Best Health - Get Healthy - http://www.besthealthmag.ca/

 

Medical News Today News Alert
By news letters(news letters)
The research, published by Cell Press in the June issue of the journal Cell Stem Cell, may lead to new strategies for protecting normal tissues from radiation during cancer therapies. 06 June 2008. Synthetic Molecules Hold Promise For ...
Medical News Letters - http://medical-emails.blogspot.com/

 

McMaster university spinal cord research

Hillier's last salute to politicians
Globe and Mail - Canada
... research done at McMaster University in Hamilton, where scientists have successfully regenerated nerves in the chronically injured spinal cords of rats, ...
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Enzyme Plays Key Role In Cell Fate
The road to death or differentiation follows a similar course in embryonic stem cells, said researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston in a report that appears online in the journal Cell Stem Cell.


IHG And The Medical Tourism Association Join To Facilitate Medical-Related Travel Into Latin America
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) (LSE:IHG) (NYSE:IHG) (ADRs), one of the world's largest hotel groups by number of rooms, and the Medical Tourism Association, an international, non-profit association made up of the top international hospitals, insurance companies, healthcare companies, medical tourism companies, and other affiliated companies, announced that the organizations have joined to spearhead an initiative to facilitate medical-related travel into Latin America.

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