09Feb/16

In child’s death, questions of a stem cell transplant law – The Indian Express


The Indian Express
In child’s death, questions of a stem cell transplant law
The Indian Express
There may be unrelated matches too, which is where a stem cell donor registry comes in. In case no donor is available, there is the option of cord blood transplant, where stem cells from the umbilical cord may be used. In case of a relative, a

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09Feb/16

Ministers to consider organ donation opt-out despite rejecting bill – BBC News


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Ministers to consider organ donation opt-out despite rejecting bill
BBC News
The Scottish government said it would consider bringing forward new legislation on an “opt-out” system for organ donation despite MSPs rejecting a Labour member’s bill on the topic. MSPs voted by 59 to 56 to reject taking forward Anne McTaggart’s …
MSPs urged ‘vote with your conscience’ on organ donation opt-out systemThe Courier
MSPs narrowly vote down organ donation system opt-out billHerald Scotland
‘Soft opt-out’ organ donation register to be put to consultationHolyrood.com
stv.tv –The Edinburgh Reporter –Caerphilly Observer
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09Feb/16

MSPs urged ‘vote with your conscience’ on organ donation opt-out system – The Courier


The Courier
MSPs urged ‘vote with your conscience’ on organ donation opt-out system
The Courier
Speaking in the stage one debate on the Bill at Holyrood, Ms McTaggart said: “Members should be in no doubt that people want us to introduce a soft opt-out system of organ donation. “Not at some point in the future, but right here, right now. “We can
Ministers to consider organ donation opt-out despite rejecting billBBC News
‘Soft opt-out’ organ donation register to be put to consultationHolyrood.com
Point: Ethical limits in any organ donation paymentThe Detroit News
stv.tv –The Times (subscription) –Caerphilly Observer
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09Feb/16

For Jeb and Hillary, Fundraising’s in the Family – U.S. News & World Report (blog)


U.S. News & World Report (blog)
For Jeb and Hillary, Fundraising’s in the Family
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
And while Hillary has hauled in more in terms of campaign donations – many from the type of donors that were the target of these events – super PACs supporting her have raked in plenty of cash as well. That said, dollars haven’t necessarily equaled

09Feb/16

This Might Be Why Hillary Won’t Release Her Goldman Sachs Speech Transcripts – Daily Caller


Daily Caller
This Might Be Why Hillary Won’t Release Her Goldman Sachs Speech Transcripts
Daily Caller
From campaign donations to the $675,000 Goldman Sachs paid her to speak at three events, her apparent coziness with the financial services industry has provided an opening for Sanders, a 74-year-old democratic socialist. In waging a focused campaign
Bernie Sanders: I “absolutely” didn’t ask Wall Street for moneyCBS News
Dear Hillary, Madeline and Gloria: Feminism Demands We Say No to America’s Deadly Imperial WarsTruthdig
Hillary Clinton to Sanders: ‘If you have something to say, say it’CNN

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09Feb/16

You Can Train Your Body Into Thinking It’s Had Medicine – New Republic


New Republic
You Can Train Your Body Into Thinking It’s Had Medicine
New Republic
Ever eaten a favorite food that made you sick—prawns, say—and discovered that for weeks or months afterwards, you couldn’t face eating it? This effect …. It was a stunning result that suggested Ader had been right about the power of conditioned

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09Feb/16

Oral capsule with bacterial spores may be effective treatment for recurrent C. difficile – EurekAlert (press release)

Oral capsule with bacterial spores may be effective treatment for recurrent C. difficile
EurekAlert (press release)
FMT involves delivering fecal material from healthy donors into the large intestine of patients with recurrent CDI, and while it reduces recurrence rates by improving the health of the patient’s microbiome, it is not FDA-approved and requires a patient

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09Feb/16

Organ donation at KMCH Coimbatore gives fresh lease of life to six people – Financial Express

Financial ExpressOrgan donation at KMCH Coimbatore gives fresh lease of life to six peopleFinancial ExpressOrgan donation in India is still at a nascent stage. But there are many noble minds who take brave and sensible decision when it matters the most…