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European Society of Human Reproduction & Embryology annual meeting
...r and do they miss the babies they bear? ICSI/IVF versus
'normal' babies five years on big new study Making artificial eggs latest attempt Several new studies on stem cells and embryo research scientific and ethical Transplanting testicular tissue to restore fertility after chemotherapy Ectopic ...
JCI table of contents, 2 June, 2003
...correlation between the preferred location ocular versus
genital of this organism is linked to the presence or absence of a cluster of tryptophan synthesis genes. There may also exist unique host-parasite interactions in reaction to the host immune response that contribute to persistent chlamydial infecti...
Scientists discover key gene in artery formation
... into the developmental cues that specify arteries versus
veins. The report is published in the June 1st is... cell fate. However, the genes that dictate venous versus
arterial cell fate remain largely unknown. As Dr. Lawson explains, "Until recently, we really didn't...
African Americans concern about the environment equal to or greater that of whites
...ticide-free foods (37 percent of African Americans versus
29 percent of whites), consuming less meat (15 percent of African Americans versus
8 percent of whites), and driving less (16 percent of African Americans versus
10 percent of whites)...
Benefits of lung surgery reported for emphysema patients
...se who received medical therapy alone (7.9 percent versus
1.3 percent). The multicenter study, called the National Emphysema Treatment Trial (NETT), was designed to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of adding LVRS to medical management including pulmonary rehabilitation for advanced emphysema patients. ...
Early-life environments shape development of stress behaviors and learning abilities in mice
...s known to differ in their stress reactivity (high versus
low) and cognitive performance. All the mice within each in-bred strain were identical. To gauge the influence of different uterine and early-life environments on development, the scientists transferred embryos from recently mated low-stress (B6) fem...
What goes wrong in older eggs?
... saw a dramatic increase in nondisjunction of aged versus
non-aged eggs." Bickel explained that, in humans, there may be a back-up system that functions in young eggs to prevent these meiotic mistakes. However, one theory is that in older eggs, some component of the system has deteriorated with time and no...
... Myc targets, complicated by such issues as direct versus
indirect interactions and physiological relevance. These two papers represent a significant advance in the effort to identify DNA sequences that bind Myc. Using completely different experimental approaches and biological systems, both research teams...
TSRI scientists show that rare genetic mutations increase susceptibility to sepsis
...TLR4 genes of the people who had contracted sepsis versus
the control group. Instead of asking how many people have one given mutation, Beutler and his colleagues simply asked how many people have any genetic variation. A few individuals had the same mutations, but by and large they were single, isolated mu...
St. Jude researchers use DNA chips to determine how leukemia cells respond to different drugs
...esponded when these two drugs were given together, versus
alone. Weve long assumed that the effects of combination chemotherapy cant be predicted just by trying to add up the effects of the different drugs used in the therapy, Evans said. But now we have real, detailed proof that combination therapy isnt ju...
Scientists break down patterns in nature
...ch as the total abundance of all seed-eating birds versus
the total abundance of insect-eating birds. What can you do with this insight? Plenty, Sugihara argues. "For one thing, a species represented by a 'twig' should be much less common than a species that is represented by a 'branch,'" says Sugihara. "A ...
Carnegie Mellon University research story ideas on DNA
...create nanotech structures. He's also using DNA - versus
traditional proteins - to probe protein structures. In collaboration with Dr. Alan Waggoner, Amitage is creating DNA-based biosensors for dangerous agents like ricin. Waggoner is the inventor of widely commercialized fluorescent labels (fluorophores...
Researchers find possible link between pre-natal alcohol consumption and diabetes
...ms. However, there were 29 pups in the NPE liters versus
only 19 pups in the PE liters. At time of surgery ...weight for the NPE-exposed female rats, 227 + 6 gr versus
222 + 3 gr respectively. The PE-exposed male rats were slightly heavier than the NPE male rats, 356...
Oral contraceptives increase C-reactive protein, an infIammatory biomarker
... positive serum CRP between this class of OC users versus
nonusers. Given the current availability of the h...are higher in the luteal, or post-ovulatory phase, versus
the follicular phase. This association was more pronounced in OC users than non-users. This cross...
Free shuttles can close the grocery gap
...tle service, outlines the pros and cons of leasing versus
owning shuttle vans, and covers staffing needs, parking requirements, startup costs and a host of other basics. It also contains tips on everything from parking to marketing opportunities. Some of our members already utilize shuttles in their busine...
Genetic risk factor for Parkinson disease discovered
...ariant is found in about 26 percent of Caucasians, versus
two-thirds of Asians and more than 90 percent of sub-Saharan Africans. However, the researchers noted that since they only studied Caucasians in this study, they could venture no conclusion about whether the J variant is protective in other ethnic gr...
Study provides new insights into the functional neuroanatomy of motor imagery
...linkage, working memory, and monitoring instructed versus
ongoing imagery/movement. Any mistake in these processes would result in failure to reach the correct answer for either task. The behavioral data, nevertheless, showed that the task performance was more accurate for the movement mode than for the ima...
Hydroxyurea therapy improves survival in most severely affected sickle cell patients
... year during the trial had a 27 percent death rate versus
a 17 percent death rate for those with less frequent episodes. "Hydroxyurea's ability to reduce complications in the sickest patients is strongly connected to lower death rates," said Duane Bonds, M.D., study co-author and project officer for the MS...
Italian research reveals a new twist in the battle of the sexes
...de the possibility that the composition of Y sperm versus
X is influenced by the seasons. It's also possible that sex may be influenced by the formation of an oocyte more receptive to Y rather than X sperm, or by the presence of more or less 'strong' Y sperm." He concluded: "Whatever the explanation it's f...
Phase III study results with Raptiva in the treatment of psoriasis presented at Annual AAD meeting
... Area and Severity Index (PASI) score improvement, versus
4 percent (8/187) of patients on placebo, and 59 p...eved 50 percent or greater PASI score improvement, versus
14 percent (26/187) in the placebo group. "Our extensive clinical experience with Raptiva in thre...
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