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A Conservative Protest About Stem Cells and the Media - by: John Farrell,Forbes


Over at the Weekly Standard, Wesley Smith is affronted by the mainstream media’s apparent failure to headline the success of a recent adult stem cell trial in the U.K....

Infertility: Arizona Woman Founded World's First, Largest Frozen Egg Bank - by: Catherine Holland,AZ family


As women continue to live longer and break the glass ceiling in the workplace, more and more are putting off starting families. They certainly want children, but they are waiting until they're old...

More Men Going Under The Knife - by: Sally Rummel ,TC TIMES


A recent survey reveals that 53 percent of women and 49 percent of men say they approve of cosmetic surgery, according to the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (AMAPS). That same surve...

Economics, Not Science, Thwarts Embryonic Stem Cell Therapy - by: Eryn Brown,Los Angeles Times


For patients paralyzed by spinal cord injuries, Geron Corp.'s stem cell research was the shining hope. The biotech firm showered scientists with millions of dollars to develop a treatment to rever...

Thailand Healthcare: Medical tourism in Bangkok and Phuket - by: Rebecca Smith ,Technorati.com


Don’t be surprised if your need for a hip replacement or prostrate surgery lands you on a plane to Thailand. The global economic downturn has meant that everyone is searching for the best de...

New Cancer Treatment Is Promising - by: Wang Yu and Bi Nan ,China Daily


Cancer patients now have another treatment option, rather than physically debilitating chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Molecular-targeted biotherapy has a bright future for the treatment of tumors as...

Medicare Chief Steps Aside In Political Impasse - by: RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR,Associated Press


The point man for carrying out President Barack Obama's health care law will be stepping down after Republicans succeeded in blocking his confirmation by the Senate, the White House announced Wedn...

Older women deserve better breast cancer treatment - by: Peter Russell,boots.com


It is estimated that almost 10% of all females in the UK over 65 have been told they have breast cancer and, since the risk of the disease increases with age, this rises to 31% in women aged 70 an...

Mother gives birth after cancer treatment under lead shield - by: Donna Bowater,Telegraph


Sarah Best, 30, underwent radiotherapy and chemotherapy to treat mouth cancer, which was diagnosed when she was four months pregnant with her first child. The mother-to-be was told the cancer ...

Medical tourism demand from China - by: John Derrick,I M T J


Although China is promoted as a medical tourism destination, with the difficulty of getting visas and lack of destinations, the numbers going there are small so far. But the real interest is the q...

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