Archives for November, 2012

New Infertility Gene Discovered

November 30th, 2012
New Infertility Gene Discovered

Geneticists at Edinburgh University have found a new gene connected to infertility and it is hopes this discovery could solve the problem completely. The scientists looked at fruit flies and discovered that when the gene SRPK is missing chromosomes do not huddle or cluster together—a process thought necessary for fertilisation and healthy egg development. Speaking […]

The Different Court Procedures for Filing a Personal Injury Claim

November 29th, 2012
The Different Court Procedures for Filing a Personal Injury Claim

Anyone who has been a victim of a personal injury should consult with a solicitor regarding their situation. Most people who sustain a personal injury are entitled to compensation from the other party who caused the accident. Your solicitor will advise you on your specific case and provide advice. Go to http://www.expresssolicitors.co.uk/ for more information […]

The Different Causes Of Hair Loss

November 28th, 2012
The Different Causes Of Hair Loss

Both men and women can suffer from hair loss, but what are the causes of this condition? It is well known that a person’s genetic makeup have an effect, but is this only cause? There are many reasons, including illness. The thyroid, for instance, produces hormones that regulate metabolism and energy levels. However, disruption of […]

Local Nashville Family Dentist Celebrates 175 Year Anniversary

November 26th, 2012
Local Nashville Family Dentist Celebrates 175 Year Anniversary

The Meharry family of Nashville, Tennessee has been living in the city for the past 200 years. However they are also a family with a long tradition. It seems, as well as being dentists they were instrumental in abolishing slavery in the area. This appeared to stem from a kindness by a local Tennessee family […]

Obama Health Care Insurance Plans Revealed

November 23rd, 2012
Obama Health Care Insurance Plans Revealed

Now that the 2012 US presidential election is over and the incumbent Barack Obama won – just- his health care reforms are now being pushed forward. The reforms themselves do not come into force till 2014, but the federal government has released its health insurance plans which detail what is covered and what is not. […]

Durham Schoolgirl Donates Her Hair

November 21st, 2012
Durham Schoolgirl Donates Her Hair

A ten year old girl lopped 12 inches off her hair and donated it to the Little Princess Trust. The latter is a charity that helps other children who have lost their own hair by donating ‘real-hair’ wigs. Maisie Reynolds who lives in the town of Murton in County Durham told reporters that she decided […]

Is The Hollywood Image Really True?

November 19th, 2012
Is The Hollywood Image Really True?

It is often said that one of the reasons people get a facelift or some other plastic surgery is because of what their Hollywood favourites do. Be that as it may, the question that is perhaps more pertinent is do Hollywood film stars actually get cosmetic surgery to embolden their image in the way we […]

Bizarre Cosmetic Surgery and the Coloured Nose

November 16th, 2012
Bizarre Cosmetic Surgery and the Coloured Nose

In what can only be described as one of the most bizarre cosmetic surgery stories a man has been awarded compensation of £26,000. The individual apparently underwent surgery on his nose only for the operation to leave it a different colour. He decided to get a nose job after years of playing rugby left his […]

Boosting Medical Tourism In India

November 14th, 2012
Boosting Medical Tourism In India

India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, but still has massive social problems. It is also a growing destination for tourism, which some believe could be developed further by encouraging medical tourism. The question is how? Currently, the growth in the development of medical clinics (in particular infertility clinics) is not […]

Weight Loss Research Throws Previous Ideas Into Doubt

November 12th, 2012
Weight Loss Research Throws Previous Ideas Into Doubt

Scientists have found that advice often given to Type 2 diabetics may not be right after all. It seems that they are told to lose weight in order to cut their risk of heart attack or stroke, but this may not be true after all. However researchers were surprised to find other medical problems could […]

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