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Oh Baby! Discovery Health's BABY WEEK Offers the Most Pregnancies, Births and Drama Anywhere on Television

... has terrible risks. -- DOUBLE identical TWINS: FOUR YEARS LATER Airs Friday, ... Updating the original special DOUBLE identical TWINS, Discovery Health follows the ... of an extremely rare set of quads: two identical boys and ...

Whole Foods Market Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... 4.8% versus a 6.7% increase in the prior year. identical store sales, excluding seven relocations and two ... comparable store sales decreased 4.1%, and identical store sales decreased 5.1%. "We are very ... versus an 8.2% increase in the prior year, and identical store sales (excluding nine relocations and three ...

$5.5 million from Gates Foundation funds major study of childhood malnutrition

... malnourished, and as a comparison, healthy twins. identical and fraternal twins are being studied because they have identical or similar genetic backgrounds, and they share ... in lean and obese mice, and lean and obese adult identical and fraternal human twins. These studies support ...

Divorce, antidepressants, or weight gain/loss can add years to your face

... claims just the opposite. The study, involving identical twins, suggests that despite genetic make-up, ... Case Medical Center. "In this study, we looked at identical twins because they are genetically programmed to ... and digital images from 186 pairs of identical twins. The images were reviewed by an independent ...

Divorce, Antidepressants, or Weight Gain/Loss Can Add Years to Your Face

... claims just the opposite. The study, involving identical twins, suggests that despite genetic make-up, ... Case Medical Center. "In this study, we looked at identical twins because they are genetically programmed to ... and digital images from 186 pairs of identical twins. The images were reviewed by an independent ...

The Truth About 'Bio-identical' Hormone Therapy

... bio-identical hormones often say the products are identical to hormones produced by the body, and these ... structure of the compound you're claiming to be identical is biologically identical. It [the term] is ... will have the same risks as the products they're identical to -- namely a heightened risk of breast cancer ...

Popular or Not? Your Genes May Help Decide

... data on the social networks of 1,100 twins, some identical and others fraternal. They found greater similarity between the social networks of identical twins, who share the exact same genes, than those ... human beings -- that all parts of the network are identical and interchangeable," he noted. That ...

Homosexual behavior due to genetics and environmental factors

... (20-47 years old) twins in Sweden. Studies of identical twins and non-identical, or fraternal, twins are ... factors responsible for a trait. While identical twins share all of their genes and their entire ... Therefore, greater similarity in a trait between identical twins compared to fraternal twins shows that ...

Cartilage regeneration '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea'

... has studied that produces cartilage that's almost identical to the body's own tissue. "The combination of ... engineered cartilage ECM with properties nearly identical to that of native cartilage," he said. "This ... can now be produced in our lab that is almost identical in composition to native tissue." So far, the ...

Award-winning study says back pain may be in your genes

... population-based Finnish Twin Cohort147 pairs of identical and 153 pairs of fraternal male twinsthe Twin ... the United States and the United Kingdom compared identical twin siblings who differed greatly in their ... Despite extraordinary differences between identical twin siblings in occupational and leisure-time ...

Obesity chokes up the cellular power plant

... Studying rare cases of young (25 year old) identical twins with large differences in bodyweight a ... important part in the development of obesity. identical twins share all the same genes and almost always are also identical in weight. ...

UCLA stem cell scientists reprogram human skin cells into embryonic stem cells

... human skin cells and create cells that are nearly identical to human embryonic stem cells, which have the ... Reprogramming normal human cells into cells with identical properties to those in embryonic stem cells ... The reprogrammed cells were not just functionally identical to embryonic stem cells. They also ...

Twins study shows genetic basis for face and place recognition

... MRI to examine brain activity in sets of identical and fraternal twins who viewed pictures of faces, ... chairs or made-up words were no more similar in identical twins than in fraternal twins. That suggests that ... used to process these images were more similar in identical than fraternal twins. This suggests that genes ...

Genes Yield More Clues to Schizophrenia

... from both parents. "If a person inherits identical copies of these markers from each parent, his or ... has inherited from both parents, identifying identical pieces of chromosomes. The scientists tested ... a major role in triggering schizophrenia when two identical variants are inherited from parents. Four of ...

Vietnam Vets Study Links Asthma and PTSD

... Era Twin Registry. The twins were either identical (meaning they shared all the same genetic ... of asthma was 6 percent and was about the same in identical and fraternal twins. Twins who suffered from ... risk was about the same for both fraternal and identical twins, suggesting an environmental underpinning ...

New Clues to Race Gap in Breast Cancer Outcomes

... were in clinical trials from late 1974 through late 2001, all receiving identical treatments and access to care. Black patients with breast cancer and other gender-specific cancers had worse survival than white patients, despite identical treatment and follow-up, they noted. The patients were followed for at ...

BioArts International Clones 9-11 Hero Dog - Owner to Receive Five Cloned Puppies June 17 in Los Angeles

... with the Trakr clones on Sunday, June 14th, Symington observed, "They're identical - down to the smallest detail. Few dogs are born with exceptional ... After normal pregnancies, they gave birth to puppies that are genetically identical to Trakr, the first of which was born December 8, 2008 and the last on ...

Drug-Coated Stents Better at Keeping Arteries Open

... with bare-metal stents, the risk of death and heart attacks is virtually identical between the two devices, major studies in Sweden and the United States ... stent: 10 percent versus 22.9 percent in the first 13 months. There was an identical 12-month death rate, 3.5 percent, in both groups, and no difference in the ...

Twin Sisters Set Their Sights On Biathlon Gold At The 2010 Winter Games

... identical twins, Tracy and Lanny Barnes are ranked among the top competitors in the ... training. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) May 2, 2009 -- identical twins, Tracy and Lanny Barnes are ranked among the top competitors in ...

Scientists From 25 Countries Sequence Cow Genome

... The genome of the cow has at least 22,000 genes, which is almost identical to the number found in humans. Most of the genes are also identical so, for instance, both cows and humans have a gene for growth hormone, ...

Quest Diagnostics to Pay U.S. $302 Million to Resolve Allegations That a Subsidiary Sold Misbranded Test Kits

... in which the IRMA Assay and the Advantage Intact PTH Assay produced nearly identical results when used to test PTH levels in samples of human blood. Contrary ... that the Advantage Intact PTH Assay and the IRMA Assay provided nearly identical results. As part of the guilty plea, NID admitted that in or about May ...

Effective Weight Management with Gene-Eden, a New Dietary Supplement Based on Dr. Hanan Polansky's Discovery

... The scientists measured the percentage of fat and body weight of 20 identical twins, that is, individuals with an identical genetic background and surrounding. The only difference between the twins ...

Study gives more proof that intelligence is largely inherited

... Thompson and his colleagues scanned the brains of 23 sets of identical twins and 23 sets of fraternal twins. Since identical twins share the same genes while fraternal twins share about half their ...

Synthetic gene circuit allows precise dosing of gene expression

... and an amplifier The team then made the promoter for the repressor identical to that used for yEGFP. This, in effect, turns the tetracycline repressor ... each other out, resulting in a clear signal. Making both gene promoters identical has the same effect in the gene network. This linear dose-response ...

Depression increases risk for heart disease more than genetics or environment

... They normally grow up in the same family environment, and in the case of identical twins, they share identical DNA. "If one twin has depression, but his twin brother does not, both ...

PTSD Risk Rooted in Stress and Genetics

... study into post-traumatic stress disorder among combat veterans and their identical twins has yielded critical information on the root causes of this ... more than 100 combat veterans of the Vietnam War, each of whom have an identical twin who did not serve in combat. "We made the assumption that, because ...

Type-1 diabetes not so much bad genes as good genes behaving badly, Stanford research shows

... be on the wrong track. Fathman explained it this way: "Take a pair of identical twins, with one having type-1 diabetes. Although both have precisely the ... he said. One matter still unresolved is exactly why a diabetic identical twin's genes began acting differently from the non-diabetic twin's in the ...

Study shows steroid therapies following transplant can be eliminated

... Kidney function was similar in both patient groups. "By demonstrating identical kidney transplant survival and function for five years, we now have a ... that although the five-year kidney transplant survival and function were identical between those who received prednisone and those who received other ...

Type 1 diabetes may result from good genes behaving badly

... its own cells and tissues from those that are foreign. Studies in identical twins, however, reveal that the situation is more complicated: often one ... spontaneously develop type 1 diabetes. The second group, mice genetically identical to the first group except for their MHC genes, do not develop the disease. ...

Move Over, Popular Beauty Fillers--Here Comes Evolence

... regarded as a preferred medical grafting substance due to its nearly identical similarity to human collagen. N. Dallas/Plano, ... regarded as a preferred medical grafting substance due to its nearly identical similarity to human collagen. In comparison to one of the popular, ...

Genes Get Out the Vote

... voter-turnout data in Los Angeles. They matched that data to a registry of identical and non-identical twins. According to that analysis, 53 percent of the ... and Dawes found that 72 percent of differences in voter turnout among identical twins can be accounted for by genes. Genes also play a significant ...

Lifestyle can alter gene activity, lead to insulin resistance

... BETHESDA, Md. (June 18, 2008) A Finnish study of identical twins has found that physical inactivity and acquired obesity can impair ... environmental factors, the researchers reasoned. Twenty four pairs of identical twins, born in Finland between 1975 and 1979, took part in the study. ...

Environment key early: Genes' role expands in alcohol dependence

... twins to get an idea of the genetic influences on those transitions. identical twins share 100 percent of their genetic material, and fraternal twins share about half. So when identical twin pairs are found to be more similar on a given behavior than fraternal ...

Therapeutic Cloning Works in Mice With Parkinson's

... report. Using the process to develop dopamine-producing neurons with an identical genetic profile to each mouse being treated allowed scientists to ... to grow and divide into an increasing number of cells that are all an identical genetic match to those of the original host. At that point, the two ...

Scientists Reprogram Human Skin Cells Into Embryonic Stem Cells

... cells called induced pluripotent stem cells, or iPS cells, that are almost identical to human embryonic stem cells in function and biological structure. The ... in humans. "Reprogramming normal human cells into cells with identical properties to those in embryonic stem cells without SCNT may have ...

Wild Child's 'Quit Nits' Offers a Safe, Natural Alternative to Current Toxic Head Lice Products

... of baby, children and family products containing only natural or nature identical ingredients announced today that its Quit Nits head lice products would be ... of baby, children and family products contains only natural or nature identical ingredients. Just like the Wild Child that lives in all of us, our ...

Cell division studies hint at future cancer therapy

... at least three ways. They can divide genetic material evenly, forming two identical stem cells. They can undergo asymmetric cell division, birthing one identical stem cell as well as a new daughter cell that differentiates into another ...

One Strain Behind Epidemic of Staph Infections

... United States between 2002 and 2005. Eight of the 10 samples had almost identical genomes, indicating they were from a common strain. The remaining two were ... more distantly. The researchers also found that two of the eight almost identical USA300 samples caused far fewer deaths in laboratory mice than the other ...

Researchers use neuroimaging to study ESP

... stimuli: ESP stimuli and non-ESP stimuli. These two types of stimuli were identical with one exception: ESP stimuli were not only presented visually, but also ... the researchers showed the photographs to the participants' identical twin, relative, romantic partner, or friend, who was seated in another ...

House of Representatives Passes Stop AIDS in Prison Act of 2007

... Calls on Senate to Introduce and Pass an identical Bill WASHINGTON, Sep. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIDS Action ... in Prison Act of 2007 and calls on the Senate to introduce and pass an identical bill. The rate of confirmed AIDS cases is three times higher among ...
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