Tag: "women" at biology news
Research team discovers gallstone gene
...d he has succeeded, thanks to a study covering 178 women
and men from 84 families. They all suffer from gallstones. In 21.4 per cent of cases the subjects were found to be carrying a particular gene variant. In healthy individuals studied as a control group, this variant also occurred, but only at a freque...
Researchers probe risks, benefits of folic acid fortification
...ses of colorectal cancer were diagnosed in men and women
increased, report researchers at the Jean Mayer US...ation of the food supply is clearly beneficial for women
of child-bearing age and their offspring, it is possible that it may, coincidentally, be linked to t...
Norwegian council names ASU researcher 'Outstanding Young Investigator'
...ung Investigators range in age from 25 to 41, and, women
researchers represent 40 percent of the group. A...ers: We have waited for an increased proportion of women
to be recruited at the doctorate level in Norway to provide us with a greater number of accomplished...
Study finds Western-style 'meat-sweet' diet increases risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women
... Chase researchers identified dietary habits among women
in the study based on their reported eating habits...a gave us a unique look at a population of Chinese women
who were beginning to adopt more western-style eating habits, said, Marilyn Tseng, Ph.D. associate m...
New research shows vaginal bacteria vary among healthy women, need customized treatment
... Idaho Silence may impact womens health since few women
or their doctors are comfortable talking about vag...hysicians can better identify conditions that make women
prone to infections and other diseases, and avoid the development of health problems. Women suffe...
Biodesign Institute leads innovative project to prevent cancer
...e advances in diagnosis and treatment, one in five women
still succumb to the disease, said Johnston. Its t...an make a vaccine that would be given to all adult women
to prevent the occurrence of breast cancer Johnston notes that the most successful medical interve...
A spoonful of sugar helps your waistline go down
...s. As part of a 12-week programme, 69 overweight women
(average age 41 years; average body mass index [BMI] 32 kg/m2) were given advice on either diet, physical activity or both. A fourth group acting as the control received no advice. Measures of body fat and markers of heart disease risk (such as wai...
UF scientists work to develop simple bladder cancer test
...sed in the United States. Four times more men than women
contract the disease, and smoking as well as exposure to industrial toxins increases the risk. Although the five-year survival rate is about 94 percent when it is detected early, bladder cancer is extremely difficult to cure because it tends to recur...
Complementary therapy for infertile women may reduce chances of pregnancy
...UK, will say that her research had also shown that women
who used complementary therapies were more negativ... that were not proven to improve fertility. Many women
use complementary or alternative therapies (CATs) to resolve fertility problems, even though there i...
Pre-implantation genetic screening reduces both ongoing pregnancy and live birth rates in over 35s
...n considered to hold out the best chance for older women
undergoing IVF to have a pregnancy and birth, does...ed that PGS should not be carried out routinely in women
of advanced maternal age. In a randomised double-blind trial, the team compared three cycles of IV...
Link between immune system and mammary gland could shed new light on breast cancer
... the development of breast cancer, particularly in women
who have just had a baby, a time when there is a greater risk of breast cancer. Dr Khaleds research demonstrates the importance of investigating basic biology in order to better understand disease. Dr Christine Watson leads the research group at th...
Risk-taking in infertility treatment correlates with women's negative moods
... (single embryo transfer, or SET). However, many women
resist SET because they either favour a multiple p...d provides a total score of overall distress. The women
also completed a Fertility Problem Inventory (FPI), that assesses and measures infertility-specific ...
New research holds promise for protecting cancer patients against infertility
...mising new therapy for protecting the fertility of women
with cancer and auto-immune diseases such as lupu...sts were likely to be able to protect the ovary in women
receiving potentially toxic doses of chemotherapy. We are now hoping to carry out a randomised con...
Antibody linked to MS significantly higher in spinal fluid of blacks
...other group and affects two to three times as many women
as men. Research has shown that genetic factors contribute to MS risk but are not the sole determining factor. Scientists believe MS is likely triggered by a bacterial or viral infection. The infection causes an abnormal response in the immune syste...
Key to tackling malaria may lie in bed nets for adults and older children
...ubsidised bed nets for young children and pregnant women
in order to achieve over 80% coverage in these hig... need to cover as many young children and pregnant women
as possible without forgetting that even partial coverage of entire communities can provides greater...
Health Physics Society
...er Society recently issued new recommendations for women
with a higher risk of developing breast cancer; specifically, it recommends the use of screening MRI as an alternative to conventional mammography, because the former is more sensitive and can detect hidden tumors that might otherwise escape notice. ...
Endometriosis increases the risk of certain cancers
..., this risk does not depend on the number of times women
with the condition have given birth. Dr Anna-Sof... studies have shown an increased cancer risk among women
with endometriosis, especially ovarian cancer. Infertility and never having given birth (nulliparity...
First baby is born after oocytes were matured in the lab and frozen
...n fertilised, has been born in Canada. Three other women
are pregnant by the same process. The research was...re-introduce metastatic cancer into the woman. For women
who are infertile due to PCOS, the administration of hormones to stimulate their ovaries to produce ...
Personalized approach to ovarian stimulation achieves high ART pregnancy rates
...alised approach to ovarian stimulation therapy for women
seeking fertility treatment. Clinical tests demons...ian response and that were measured routinely when women
were evaluated for fertility treatment: normal (or basal) levels of follicle stimulating hormone (FS...
New approaches to endometriosis treatment -- mouse experiments point the way
...ociated with infertility that affects up to 15% of women
of reproductive age, will be outlined in the prese...acceptable side effects and/or osteoporosis. For women
with pain, surgery can provide a temporary relief, although symptoms recur in up to 75% of women
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