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Fertility experts urge clinics to consider natural cycle IVF instead of routine use of ovarian stimulants

A team of UK fertility experts wants IVF clinics to consider taking advantage of a womans natural cycle during infertility treatment instead of routinely using drugs to stimulate ovaries into producing extra eggs. A study published today (Wednesday 31 January) in Europes leading reproductive medici...

Magee-Womens Research Institute study finds undiagnosed sexually transmitted disease infection rate nearly 1 in 5 among adolescent females

...took part in the study through school-based health clinics at two Pittsburgh-area high schools in 1997 and 19...s. In fact, most of these girls came to the health clinics for other reasons entirely, like a sports injury or a headache....

Chronic Lyme disease symptoms not helped by intensive antibiotic treatment

...teers were recruited through hundreds of screening clinics set up in schools, hospitals, and town halls located in these areas where Lyme disease is highly endemic. A total of 129 volunteers enrolled in the two studies. All participants had well-documented Lyme disease and had previously received at le...

Doctors perform more IVF treatments, but multiple births decline

...raged in its work with the news that the number of clinics reporting their results has risen by 8% to 521 out of a total of approximately 700 clinics. The report shows that France, Germany and the UK continue to perform more IVF treatment cycles than all the other European countries put together; France and ...

AAAS letter to President Bush

...ize that embryosare discarded every day in private clinics throughout the country. Under these circumstances, itwould be tragic to squander this opportunity to pursue work that can potentially help millions ofAmericans in need. We understand that you have asked Secretary Thompson and the Department of Health...

Computers help veterinarians diagnosis pets with rare diseases

...ntil 1997," Carter said. "By that time, over 1000 clinics were using 'Associate'. Veterinarians loved it, especially for the tough cases." But 'Associate' was a labor of love for Carter, a love that took increasing amounts of his time. So, in 2001, he merged Texas Medical Informatics into California-based...

Researchers find gene for rare disorder that paralyzes children's legs

...y in diagnosing the disorders, and the lack of HSP clinics like the one Fink leads at UMHS, may mean there are more "hidden" cases misdiagnosed as familial cerebral palsy, primary lateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis and even vitamin deficiencies. The disease is insidious, and may begin as toe-walking in ea...

Low-tech handheld device detects counterfeit drugs

... handheld refractometer, has been commonly used by clinics to measure the specific gravity of urine specimens. Green and his colleagues realized that by measuring the specific gravity of certain dissolved drugs, one could easily determine the amount of active ingredient in a tablet. While not able to concl...

Genetic variants put some patients at risk for particular drug reactions

...e cohort study attended one of two anticoagulation clinics in the Seattle area and received warfarin to prevent blood clotting due to conditions such as atrial fibrillation (irregular heart rhythm). "After we identified these patients' genotypes, we looked back at their medical records to determine if t...

Emory School of Medicine teams with deCODE Genetics to study link between genes and disease

...h more than 30,000 patient visits to our neurology clinics each year, Emory has a large, diverse, and well-characterized group of neurology patients, many of whom already have participated in research studies. " "Our alliance with deCODE presents a tremendous opportunity for Emory scientists to participate ...

UT Southwestern and U.T. Dallas win NIH grant to establish first sickle cell center in Southwest

...ite Health Science Center in Temple, and pediatric clinics in Paris and Tyler will collaborate in clinical studies and research on this inherited red blood cell disease, which strikes one in 500 African-Americans and about 70,000 people in the United States. People with sickle cell disease have a genetic err...

UCSF begins distributing the first of its two embryonic stem cell lines

...t over following fertility treatments in fertility clinics and have been donated for the research. The goal of these additional studies is to develop methods for deriving and maintaining embryonic stem cells without exposure to mouse and bovine factors and to increase the number of cell lines that could some...

From moon rocks to space food: UH research spans 40 years

...utine laboratory or clinical device in earth-bound clinics and hospitals. http://isso.uh.edu/publications/A2001/112-wosik.htm The Effect of Simulated Microgravity on Microbial Gene Expression George E. Fox, professor, biology and biochemistry; Richard Willson, associate professor, chemical engineering; D...

Families with two or more children with autism sought for $10.2 million study

... will be conducted at cooperating universities and clinics in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas, as well as at the University of Washington. Research by Dawson and others indicates that aut...

Study of menopausal women finds no benefit from hormone therapy and antioxidant vitamins

...ater. During the trial, participants visited their clinics at 6 and 12 month intervals to undergo symptom and quality of life assessment and a comprehensive series of diagnostic tests, including blood pressure, pap smear, and mammography. The WAVE investigators analyzed the results using a ranking system th...

Two landmark fertility studies give hope to young male cancer patients

...tum in helping this group of young people and many clinics may have banked sperm for one or two adolescent patients. The new findings should provide an impetus for the service to be offered. "We believe that every boy from 12 upwards who is being treated for cancer should be offered sperm banking there may ...

Popular Science outlines need for long-term studies and more regulation in A.R.T.

...missed one important point: For decades, fertility clinics have been doing precisely what scares experts about cloning. By using unregulated technologies on patients, they're creating children through experimental procedures with well-documented and potentially widespread risks. PopSci magazine's article ex...

Study of living eye in real time now possible with optics technology

...Roorda's scanning laser ophthalmoscope won't be in clinics any time soon, but he says it's a prototype for the next generation of such devices. He and colleagues at four other institutions, led by the University of Rochester, recently received a $10 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of He...

Study: Prenatal screening in Haiti region cut syphilis by 75 percent

...rs. "Our experience shows that even in rudimentary clinics that lack running water and electricity, staff with minimal formal training can carry out serologic screening for syphilis and treat pregnant women successfully." Behets is research associate professor of medicine and research assistant professor of ...

UNC Chapel Hill researcher to reveal results of study of aspirins effects on colon polyps

...nd Disease. More than 100 U.S. medical centers and clinics participated. Reporters can park in the Dogwood Parking Deck off Manning Drive across from UNC Hospitals. Videographers can unload equipment in front of the Bioinformatics Bldg., which immediately south of the Cardinal (employee) Parking Deck at the ...

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(Date:4/14/2014)... Lower weight babies and babies who aren,t breastfed ... risk of developing chronic inflammation and related health ... study. , "There were good reasons to hypothesize ... inflammation in adulthood," says Thomas McDade (Northwestern University), ... in the Child & Brain Development program. "It ...
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