Health

GERMAN - New mini-lab could save lives as well as time

GERMAN - New mini-lab could save lives as well as time26-02-2014

It is roughly the size of a CD and can perform similar tests to a fully equipped laboratory. The new portable mini-lab is the ...


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JAPAN – Stem cells obtained from blood in a few seconds

JAPAN – Stem cells obtained from blood in a few seconds10-02-2014

Dr. Haruko Obokata and her research team announced that they have been able to transform blood cells into stam cells...


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BELGIUM - Reconstructing Broken Bones with Fat Cells

BELGIUM - Reconstructing Broken Bones with Fat Cells31-01-2014

A broken bone usually requires a plaster to heal. But sometimes that’s not enough. So researchers at the Brussels Saint-Luc University Hospital have come up with an innovative kind of regeneration therapy – creating bone from fat...


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The 'Solar Suitcase' that Saves Lives in the Delivery Room

The 'Solar Suitcase' that Saves Lives in the Delivery Room09-01-2014

"I really want a world where women can deliver safely and with dignity, and women don't have to fear an event that we consider a joy in this country. To see birth associated with death and fear is an outrage," Stachel said. "Before I went to Africa, I knew women were dying at high rates. I just didn't know they were run-of-the-mill things we can take care of."


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TUNISIA - New Medical Schools to be Established

TUNISIA - New Medical Schools to be Established25-12-2013

New medical schools will be instituted in Tunisia...


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