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Test-tube Babies: Mood Swings are Key to Fertility Choice

...eatment said Tuesday they had uncovered important clues about mood swings that heavily influenced a life-altering decision. IVF, sometimes called 'test-tube baby' treatment, entails retrieving eggs from the woman's ovary and fertilising them with her partner's sperm in a lab dish, creating embryos that ...

A Savage Murderer in Canada Gets Sentenced to Life

... A widely publicized search for Ross uncovered no clues about her disappearance and the police investigation focused on her boyfriend until Sylvester confessed. Sylvester visited the Manilla site at least 10 times before turning himself in to police in September 2005. He led police to Rosss skeletal re...

Advancement in Gene Associated With Colon Cancer

...ancer project, which for 10 years has searched for clues to colon cancers genetic roots using samples from ... are turning to the same chapter to find important clues to colorectal cancer. He and his colleagues plan to continue their effort to zero in on the genetic ...

WBC Selective About Sugar

...eir enemies, so Rubin-Bejerano decided to look for clues to their response in this mixture. She identified several proteins in serum that bind to beta-1,6-glucan, but not beta-1,3-glucan, and then pinpointed a molecule on the surface of the neutrophil that recognizes these proteins. To link her experimen...

More Cancer Testing Urged in Australian TV Studios

...ugh and keep an open book, just maybe there's some clues there to unlock some of the mysteries and some of the answers as to what causes breast cancer," he said. His wife was still in hospital but had received an "excellent prognosis" and the family hoped to have her home in the next couple of days. "...

Protein Structure of Pathogens Associated With CF and TB Solved

...l be essential there as well. This work gives us clues to the role of this protein and we hope that future studies will identify the precise role that may provide an opportunity to disable this protein and may identify a new antibiotic that could limit the infections that can be fatal in CF patients, Gul...

Genetic Variation may Increase Premenstrual Depression Risk

...s don't. This study may begin to provide important clues to the nature of that susceptibility, said Dr. David R. Rubinow, the study's senior author and the Meymandi distinguished professor and chair of psychiatry at UNC School of Medicine. The study is the first to discover a genetic variation linked to...

Three Gene Variants Could Hold Key for HIV Vaccine: Study

...n more polymorphisms that could provide additional clues how some patients are better able to control the virus than others," Goldstein said. "This should ultimately lead to novel targets for vaccines, the primary goal of CHAVI," a seven-year project launched in 2005 by the National Institute of Allergy ...

Experts Identify Vaccine Target for HIV

...n more polymorphisms that could provide additional clues how some patients are better able to control the virus than others. This should ultimately lead to novel targets for vaccines, the primary goal of CHAVI., Goldstein.said. Two of the polymorphisms found were in genes controlling the human leukocyte ...

Organic Farms Provide a Clue for India's Struggling Farms

...farming initiatives near the capital are providing clues on how to reap healthy profits from the land. Many farmers in India, where more than 70 percent of the people depend on the land, eke out a living -- or else fall steadily into debt -- trying to grow water, fertiliser and pesticide-heavy crops on a...

Car Sickness for the Little Ones can Be Prevented

...en the eyes, inner ears and joints get conflicting clues about how fast and in what direction the body is moving, says Chamberlain, a clinical instructor at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford in Palo Alto, Calif. The messages from the inner ear (balance department) conflict with the messages ...

Malfunction of Gene Causes Schizophrenia, Depression

...ant drugs on the two mutant strains "might provide clues to effective medications for these patient groups. "Indeed, these mice could represent a model system to explore novel treatment and preventative strategies for certain symptoms of major mental illness." They wrote that "our findings lend furthe...

ENDEAVOR III Trial Reports Key Findings on New-generation Stent

... (SCAI), May 912, 2007, in Orlando, FL, will offer clues to the fate of a new-generation drug-eluting stent that is vying for a place in the treatment of coronary artery disease. The Endeavor III trial randomly assigned 436 patients treated at 30 medical centers in the United States to treatment with the...

Risk of Heart Attack, Death High Among Extremely Anxious Patients

... The initial anxiety score alone offered minute clues to the patients future health. However, an increase in anxiety eventually hiked the risk of heart attack or death by 10 percent. On the contrary, patients whose anxiety level was in the highest third at baseline, but in the lowest third when cumulati...

Decoding Protein Structures Helps Illuminate Cause of Diabetes

... between remain somewhat of a mystery and may hold clues to what drives the transition, says UW-Madison chemistry professor Martin Zanni, who led the new study. In trying to understand diabetes, 'people have been looking at the fibers, but they should be looking at their formation,' he says. 'Somehow th...

New Analytical Tool to Unravel the Cause of Diabetes

... between remain somewhat of a mystery and may hold clues to what drives the transition. Researchers led by UW-Madison chemistry professor Martin Zanni, used a method, known as two-dimensional infrared spectroscopy (2-D IR for short), that takes advantage of the restless nature of molecules and atoms to b...

Trauma Exposure can Affect Brain Function Several Years After Event

...years after the trauma. This research is giving us clues about the biology underlying that vulnerability. Knowing whats going on will give us a better idea how to help....

Researchers Found Drug Effects of Deadly Prescription Well Before FDA

...new trouble. After such a call, Bennett probes for clues that led to a life-threatening reaction to a drug. What's the age and weight of the patient, x-rays, details of the physical exam and blood tests"' he'll ask. He'll canvas doctors to see if they've seen similar cases. If a vital piece of evidence is ...

Mutant Parasites, Unable to Infect Hosts, Highlight Virulence Genes

...ity of Wisconsin-Madison have identified dozens of clues to how human parasites may infect their hosts . ... of them previously unknown - that may provide new clues about how parasites like Toxoplasma and those that cause malaria, African sleeping sickness and wate...

Protein in Human Sperm may Hold Clues to Male Infertility

...in in human sperm and that of mice, which may hold clues to male infertility . As part of the study, researchers examined sperms from mutant mice with defective versions of the protein. They found that the sperms of mutant mice had very low fertility as compared to those of normal mice. '(The protein) i...

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