• Stem Cell Therapy for Autism Shows Promise

    Added On : 9th April 2017

    Image result for Stem Cell Therapy for Autism Shows PromiseA stem cell treatment for autism shows promise, according to a new study, but the investigators and other experts emphasize that the therapy is still in the early stages and much more research is needed.

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  • Discovery enables 'mass produced blood'

    Added On : 30th March 2017

    BloodScientists say they have made a significant leap towards mass-producing red blood cells suitable for donation.

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  • Night-time loo trips 'linked to salt in diet'

    Added On : 27th March 2017

    Salt is in many kinds of foodPeople who wake at night with an urge to go to the loo may need to cut back on salt in their diets, doctors from Japan are suggesting.

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  • Could a Blood Test Spot Autism in Childhood?

    Added On : 20th March 2017

    Image result for Could a Blood Test Spot Autism in Childhood?Preliminary study was reportedly nearly 98 percent accurate in kids ages 3 to 10

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  • Teenager's sickle cell reversed with world-first therapy

    Added On : 4th March 2017

    A normal red blood cell next to a sickle cellA French teenager's sickle cell disease has been reversed using a pioneering treatment to change his DNA.

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  • Ministry spends millions to treat genetic disorders

    Added On : 13th January 2017

    Ministry of HealthJEDDAH – It costs the Health Ministry more than half a million riyals a year to provide treatment to one patient with genetic disease, while the Ministry of Labor and Social Development spends between SR70,000 and SR80,000 annually on a child with disabilities resulting from such diseases.

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  • Hip pain may be 'hangover from evolution'

    Added On : 29th December 2016

    Bones from the skeleton of "Lucy", a young female Australopithecus afarensis hominidScientists at the University of Oxford say a hangover from evolution could help explain why humans get so much shoulder, hip and knee pain.

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  • Many Early Colon Cancers Linked to Inherited Genes

    Added On : 18th December 2016

    Image result for Many Early Colon Cancers Linked to Inherited GenesOne in 6 diagnosed under 50 has at least one gene mutation that ups risk, study says

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  • Smoking 'causes hundreds of DNA changes'

    Added On : 4th November 2016

    CigarettesSmoking leaves an "archaeological record" of the hundreds of DNA mutations it causes, scientists have discovered.

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  • National Guard to host key forum on stem cell science

    Added On : 28th August 2016

    RIYADH: Stem cell science, which holds the promise to provide lifesaving treatments, will be the focus of a major conference to be organized by the Ministry of National Guard in the Saudi capital on Sept. 19. 

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