Single thawed embryo transfer after PGD does not affect pregnancy rates
... similar between the PGD and IVF/ICSI groups (87% versus
88% respectively). There was no significant ... implantation and clinical pregnancy rates (35% versus
29% and 34% versus
36% respectively). The overall ongoing pregnancy ...
Study shows CGM devices also benefit people with type 1 diabetes
... an improvement in HbA1c of more than 0.3% (31% versus
5% in the control group)
fewer had a worsening of HbA1c greater than 0.3% (28% versus
more CGM users had a HbA1c level below 7% at 26 weeks (88% versus
more people in the CGM group than the ...
February 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights
... about Mars; continuation of the "jelly sandwich" versus
"crme brle" debate; support for the Snowball ... plumes). The conditions required for diapir versus
cavity plume generation are different, and in a ... a weak lithosphere mantle, e.g. "jelly sandwich" versus
"crme brle," respectively. In the study by ...
2009 Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Awards granted for pioneering ideas in cancer research
... an attack upon it. This effect, called Graft versus
Host disease, leads to severe tissue and organ ... and can result in death.
Prevention of Graft versus
Host disease has long evaded scientists, despite ... Notch activity is a driving force behind Graft versus
Host disease. Moreover, as Notch activity is ...
Proactive care saves lives of seniors, study finds
... CMP patients died in the first year of enrollment versus
9.2 percent of control patients; 13.1 percent of ... group they were significantly lower 21.2 percent versus
25.7 percent for controls at one year and 30.5 percent versus
39.2 percent for controls at two years.
Phase III data show efficacy/safety of iclaprim in patients with complicated skin infections
... test-of-cure visit was 82.2 percent for iclaprim versus
85.3 percent for linezolid in the intent-to-treat ... were: gastrointestinal disorders (7.4 percent versus
10.4 percent for iclaprim and linezolid, ... and administration site conditions (4.2 percent versus
3.9 percent); nervous system disorders (4.8 ...
Plasma DNA level is a reliable marker of recurrent esophageal cancer, study finds
... through a surgical procedure (100 percent versus
40 percent) and was also more sensitive than CEA ... recurrent esophageal cancer (100 percent versus
33 percent). All patients with recurrent disease ... evidence of recurrence in 67 percent of patients, versus
17 percent of patients measured for CEA).
Early cessation of breastfeeding by HIV+ women in poor countries and child survival
... weaned at an average of 16 months of age (68.4% versus
64%). A further finding from the study indicated ... weaned than if breast-feeding were continued (74% versus
Among infants who were breast- fed and ... at four months survived to 24 months of age versus
75 percent of infants whose mothers continued ...
U of M research finds teens who have TV in their bedroom are less likely to engage in healthy habits
... week than girls without TVs in their rooms (1.8 versus
2.5 hours). They also ate fewer vegetables (1.7 versus
2 servings per day), and had fewer family meals (2.9 versus
3.7 meals per week). Boys with TVs in their rooms ...
New clinical data shows chromium picolinate improves cognitive function
... not differ significantly with respect to age (73 versus
69 years), educational level (15.7 versus
15 years), stage and extent of memory impairment (Clinical Dementia Rating sum boxes score, 1.0 versus
0.85) or level of mood disturbance (Profile of ...
HGS announces positive Phase 2 LymphoStat-B at ACR meeting
... significant reductions in SLE disease activity versus
placebo as measured by the SELENA SLEDAI and ... LymphoStat-B (belimumab) plus standard of care, versus
placebo plus standard of care. A total of 449 ... significantly reduced disease activity versus
placebo in patients with serologically active SLE ...
Americans remain pessimistic about the environment, Stanford-AP survey finds
... pessimism: 72 percent of Democrats are pessimists versus
36 percent of Republicans. In 2006, those numbers ... significantly more than do Democrats-31 percent versus
19 percent,'' Krosnick noted. ''This was true in 2006 as well-32 percent versus
Krosnick and ...
Avoiding hysterectomy: Major interventional radiology E-collection info available
... A Prospective Randomized Study Comparing Tris-acryl Gelatin Microspheres versus
Polyvinyl Alcohol Microspheres," a randomized study by Gary P. Siskin, ... Also important are "Economic Evaluation of Uterine Artery Embolization versus
Hysterectomy in the Treatment of Symptomatic Uterine Fibroids: Results ...
Scientists work to plug microorganisms into the energy grid
... grid from non-food, cellulosic, parts of plants we will mitigate the food versus
fuel debate," says Tim Donohue of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, ... the lignocellulose part of this plant biomass. The key to ending the food versus
fuel debate is unlocking the sugars trapped in cellulosic biomass.
Treatment for extreme nausea, vomiting during pregnancy
... data to evaluate the effectiveness of this treatment."
Dr. Brard and her team, which included researchers from the ... for HG. The scientists compared use of the standard drug droperidol versus
the administration of a newer medication called metoclopramide.
Plants are political hot potatoes
... the global economy.
But such fame comes at a price.
Recent 'food versus
biofuel' debates are just one example of a new 'politics of plants' that ... Forum, and her co-authors suggest that it is not just a question of 'food versus
fuel'. Food and energy security are major concerns, but so are ...
Vitamin K does not stem BMD decline in postmenopausal women with osteopenia
... the four-year period, fewer women in the vitamin K group had fractures (9 versus
20 women in the placebo group) and fewer women had cancer (3 versus
12). Vitamin K supplementation was well tolerated over the four-year ...
Substance found in fruits and vegetables reduces likelihood of the flu
... more likely to develop the flu than the mice that did not exercise (91% versus
The mice that exercised developed the flu much sooner than those that did not (6.9 days versus
Mice that exercised and took quercetin had nearly the same ...
Pesticide build-up could lead to poor honey bee health
... across the country in Maryann Frazier.
"We now want to look at small versus
large operations and organic versus
nonorganic operations to see if there are differences," says Maryann ...
Consumption of nut products during pregnancy linked to increased asthma in children
"We were pretty surprised to see the adverse associations between daily versus
rare nut product consumption during pregnancy and symptoms of asthma in ... of age that we found was with nut products," said Ms. Willers. "Daily versus
rare consumption of nut productswhich we assumed was largely peanut ...
New study points to agriculture in frog sexual abnormalities
... so doing, it highlights the difference between the impact of agriculture versus
"Our study is the first to explicitly ask, of these two ... disturbance, do we see a greater proportion of abnormal animals in one versus
another?" Guillette said.
Because the results implicate agriculture, ...
PharMEDium Announces National Rollout of Electronic 222 Ordering Initiative
... enables virtually real-time ordering of Schedule II
Controlled Substances versus
the more time-consuming traditional process,
to all hospitals nationwide.
... be processed through paper forms. E-222 ordering takes
about 20 seconds, versus
about 20 minutes for paper orders, according to
DEA's Office of Diversion ...
Mouse study: When it comes to living longer, it's better to go hungry than go running
... least two studies which examined people who engage in high-volume exercise versus
people who restricted their calorie intake, had a similar outcome: caloric ... controlled for factors such as weight and the amount of energy expended versus
the calories consumed.
Mice allowed to eat as much as ...
New clues to how proteins dissolve and crystallize
Hofmeister proceeded to rank "salt-out" (destabilizing) ions versus
"salt-in" ions according to the magnitude of their effects. The resulting ... binding energies of sodium, potassium, and lithium."
The results confirmed Vrbka et al's models and further ...
Sharper image: UH optometrist establishes sports vision clinic
... We customized the tests to focus on vision skills needed for infielders versus
outfielders, and batters versus
pitchers. Most importantly, we were able to enhance their vision with ...
CSHL scientists part of team that discovers role of rare gene mutations in schizophrenia
... Rare mutations showed up in only 5 percent of the healthy controls versus
15 percent of those with schizophrenia. The rate of rare mutation was ... functions? Were their functions similar or different in healthy people versus
those with schizophrenia?
Here, too, the results were striking. In ...
March GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights
... Pelletier et al. test this hypothesis by computer modeling of water-based versus
dry landsliding. Dry landslides can "fluidize" under certain conditions ... resolve a long-standing puzzle regarding the extent of ice sheet growth versus
global cooling, and bring the climate proxy records into line with the ...
Jefferson scientists studying the effects of high-dose vitamin C on non-Hodgkin lymphoma patients
... human studies have been flawed because the vitamin C was given orally versus
intravenously, said Monti. The problem with that is the oral route tightly ... you can get up to 70 times more of the vitamin into the blood versus
the same dose given orally. It is these high blood levels that are ...
Why the switch stays on
... in the 1980s when scientists compared the behavior of Ras mutants in cells versus
in solution, isolated from other cellular components including Raf. The ... nothing special about the mutations that cause cell transformation versus
those that do not, as any amino acid other than glutamine at position 61 ...
Gender roles and not gender bias hold back women scientists
... negative bias in workplace support result in less career success for women versus
men at the same stage of their research careers, determined researchers at ... appeared to be at the root of the lower success rate of women researchers versus
The traditional gender roles are manifested by the ...
Pregnant women at risk for unnecessary operations due to misdiagnosis of appendicitis
... appendicitis) was significantly higher in pregnant women (23 percent versus
18 percent, p
Overall, fetal loss or early delivery occurred in 11 ... was significantly higher than that for open appendectomy (7 percent versus
3 percent, p
Scientists decoding genomic sequences of H1N1 using isolates from outbreak in Argentina
... their findings with the larger scientific community. The complete sequencing of these virus specimens will allow the team to both characterize severe versus
mild cases, as well as determine how the virus evolved at different points in time. Swine flu has killed 165 people in Argentina, more than any ...
Cancer's distinctive pattern of gene expression could aid early screening and prevention
... AUGUSTA, Ga. Distinctive patterns of genes turned off or left on in healthy versus
cancerous cells could enable early screening for many common cancers and maybe help avoid them, Medical College of Georgia scientists say.
Knee injuries may start with strain on the brain, not the muscles
... brain to respond more rapidly, you can decrease the likelihood of a dangerous response," he said. It's analogous to how a seasoned stick shift driver versus
a novice learner might both respond to a sudden stall. The inexperienced driver might make a slow or even incorrect decision.
In vitro antibody production enables HIV infection detection in window period -- key to safer blood
... serology. Interestingly, the ratio of missed infections among the total HIV infected blood donors was higher among the younger (high-school) donors versus
The research team, Dr. Jasper Mumo, immunologist from the Department of Human Pathology, University of Nairobi, Kenya, Dr. Ami ...
Results from trials of DHA in Alzheimer's disease and age-related cognitive decline
... who took algal DHA capsules for six months had almost double the reduction in errors on a test that measures learning and memory performance versus
those who took a placebo," Yurko-Mauro said. "The benefit is roughly equivalent to having the learning and memory skills of someone three years ...
Army study improves ability to predict drinking water needs
... the sweat losses for each volunteer and compared that to the sweat loss predicted by the equation. Once they were able to compare the prediction versus
the real sweat rate, they derived specific algorithms statistically so that the predictions would more accurately reflect the observed sweat rates. ...
Scientists are learning more about big birds from feathers
... had closer to 300.
The work also helped researchers understand more about the roosting habits of some eagles that use a nest for months at a time versus
others who float around from roost to roost. Another study showed that DNA could be used to distinguish eagle species from one another, and that ...
ICSI or IVF: Babies born from frozen embryos do just as well
... natural cycles, and, although they found a slightly higher rate of malformations in babies born from medicated cycles, the difference was small 2.2% versus
Ms Queenie Neri, a research associate at Cornell University (New York, USA) and a member of the team headed by Professor Gianpiero Palermo ...
Structural biology scores with protein snapshot
... use the predicted impact of disease-causing mutations to make therapy decisions.
"The therapeutic strategy for addressing catastrophic misfolding versus
simple loss of function may be very different," Sanders said.
Sanders and his team, who got interested in protein folding because of their work ...