Tag: "freezing" at medical news
Astrolab Industry Day to showcase European research technology on ISS
...tion with refrigerated volume for storage and fast freezing
of life science and biological samples. It was developed by the European Space Agency in the frame of international barter agreements. Two flight units have been supplied to NASA and one to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). ASTRIUM le...
Mayo Clinic researchers recommend embryo transfer delay for at-risk women
...en we would recommend complete cryopreservation -- freezing
-- of her embryos and waiting about a month or so ...se three methods, the investigators found that the freezing
and delaying procedure produced the best overall results. "We conclude that elective embryo cryopr...
Drug can quickly mobilize an army of cells to repair injury
...found that the cells maintain their function after freezing
and so can be stored for future use. "It's possible that if a patient was scheduled to have a procedure that would damage blood vessels, such as angioplasty, physicians could collect angiogenic cells before the procedure and use them during the pati...
Baylor Institute for Immunology research receives $3 million grant to create cancer vaccines
...campus. It will enable the manufacture, controlled freezing
and storage of patient-specific vaccines. The facility includes three 400-square-foot, Class 10,000 processing suites and an automated filling machine. Dr. Banchereau adds, "We have an outstanding research and clinical team, a new leading edge vacc...
Late-breaking clinical trials
...lone maintained normal rhythms. Cryoablation uses freezing
to destroy harmful heart tissues. Both patients and cardiologists were blinded to the randomized therapy. "Our study shows that using epicardial cryoablation for pulmonary vein isolation can be recommended as an adjunctive therapy for patients with p...
Freezing kidney tumors is a safe alternative to surgery
...ely non-invasive technique that destroys tumors by freezing
them, is a safe method for treating kidney tumors ... from the cryoprobes and encompass the tumor. The freezing
temperatures destroy the tumor cells and, based on short-term follow-up, results in complete destruc...
New screen-and-treat methods for cervical cancer significantly reduce cancer precursor lesions
...e cervical cancer precursor lesions. Cryotherapy freezing
the cervix is a relatively low-technology treatment method that has been shown to be highly efficacious with minimal morbidity. This study was the first time these methods were tested for efficacy in reducing the prevalence of cervical cancer precur...
Doctors able to predict potential ovarian failure after radiation
...ion is received by the ovary or possibly commence freezing
of ovarian tissue, which is a new technique that potentially enables fertility after serious damage to the ovaries," said Tom W. Kelsey, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., co-author of the study and a computer scientist at University of St. Andrews in Scotland. "O...
Dermatologists use immunotherapy to treat warts
...including cutting it out, applying salicylic acid, freezing
it with liquid nitrogen and laser vaporization, according to background information provided in the article. Because wart proliferation is controlled by the immune system, various methods have been tried to stimulate an immune response to the human p...