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Embryo Protection Law in Germany

...es for 2004 from the ESHRE European IVF monitoring consortium show that out of 8,500 deliveries in Germany in 20...cting them, he concluded. Other figures from the consortium show that the number of ART procedures in Germany has nearly halved since state funding for them was...

New "second-line" AIDS Drug Shows Promise in Trials

...nscriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs). An international consortium of doctors has been testing etravirine on NNRTI-resistant patients in two 48-week trials, the third and final phase of a long and complex process to assess new drugs for safety and effectiveness. The volunteers in the DUET 1 and 2 trials are divide...

Size and Position of Floral Anther Plays a Vital Role in Pollination

...heir pollinators. The Floral Genome Project is a consortium of labs in the United States and abroad whose goal is to construct a database that will contain comparative data on the expression patterns for a large number of genes across many different families of flowering plants. Starting with Linnaeus, plan...

Now, 'virtual' Mouse Brains Available on the Net

A multi-institutional consortium that includes Duke University has created high res... Network (MBIRN), including Duke University. The consortium has developed the computer infrastructure to collect a rapidly growing library of 3-D mouse brain da...

Study on Bioactive Paper That can Detect Life Threatening Bacteria and Viruses

...ton, scientific director of SENTINEL, the research consortium of 10 Canadian universities, nine industry partners, and other federal and provincial government for the development of the bioactive paper, said the idea stemmed in the wake of the SARS outbreak and the anthrax scare in the US. "What bioactive pap...

American Who Exposed Air Passengers to Drug Resistant TB Quarantined

... infection control at University Health Network, a consortium of three large Toronto teaching hospitals. "It's going to be very anxiety provoking for the next two years."``The risk of transmission may be on the low side, but we know it isn't zero,'' Gerberding said. "Anybody who comes into contact with XDR-TB...

Genetic Risk Factor for Coeliac Disease Identified.

An international research consortium investigating the genetic causes of intestinal inf...sed as controls (i.e without coeliac disease). The consortium studied over four thousand individuals with and without coeliac disease, amongst British, Irish and ...

Researchers Cracking the Human Genome Function

...f Washington and other members of an international consortium have completed the understanding of how the human ...Genome Research. Launched in September 2003, the consortium began a four-year pilot project to identify the function of all DNA sequences in a small section of ...

Landmark Study Prompts Rethink of Genetic Code

...work by the ENCODE (ENCyclopaedia of DNA Elements) consortium implies that this nuggets-and-dross concept of DNA... essential for biological function. But the ENCODE consortium were surprised to find that the genome appears to be stuffed with functional elements that offer no ...

UK Scientists to Reveal Genetic Secrets Behind Serious Illnesses

...er and hypertension. Over the coming months, the consortium will release similarly detailed findings in major ...n with no copies. Peter Donnelly, Wellcome Trust consortium chair, said: "We are trying to identify the genetic factors which make some people more likely to de...

Scientists Use Saliva's 'diagnostic Alphabets' to Diagnose Disease

...l applications. The human salivary proteome is a consortium effort by three National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research-supported research groups (Scripps/Rochester; UCSF, and UCLA), leading to the identification of over 1,500 proteins in saliva. The salivary transcriptome revealed ~3,000 mRNA spec...

Autism Gene Identified by Yale and Global Consortium

..., M.D., and Ami Klin are part of a global research consortium from 19 countries that identified an individual ge...minary findings from the AGP’s first phase. The consortium used “gene chip” technology to look for genetic similarities in autistic individuals identified with...

Newborns With Respiratory Distress Potentially Have Rare Genetic Disease

...niversity research team that is part of a national consortium investigating the genetic causes of PCD. The Genet...lth Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network. The consortium aims to improve diagnosis and treatment of PCD as well as to better define its origin and how it pro...

New Gene Linked to Autism Discovered

...ntire human genome for autism related genes. The consortium of scientists, 137 from 50 centres worldwide that make up the Autism Genome Project, analyzed DNA from about 1,600 families with autistic children to try to zero in on a specific group of brain cells and the genes that affect their development and fu...

European Scientists Develop Novel Therapy for Cancer

...herapy with minimal side effects - Scientists of a consortium led by the University of Crete Medical School,// Greece, has been awarded a grant from the European Commission Sixth Framework program for the discovery and validation of new therapeutic strategies for cancer. The research program, code-named Apoth...

New Research Project Underway To Study Causes Of Heart Attack

...year research study will be announced shortly by a consortium which plans to invest $30 million in a major plaque research program that will be headed by Dr. Valentin Fuster, a New York cardiologist at Mount Sinai Medical Center. The study will include 4,000 to 6,000 patients with a minimum of two known risk...

Newly Cloned Wheat Gene May Boosts Foods' Nutrient Contents – Says A Researc

...ersity - of our crop species." Dubcovsky leads a consortium of 20 public wheat-breeding programs known as the Wheat Coordinated Agricultural Project, which is rapidly introducing GPC-B1 and other valuable genes into U.S. wheat varieties using a rapid-breeding technique called Marker Assisted Selection. The re...

A Computer Network Contract For NHS Approved In Scotland

... million. // The contract has been signed with a consortium of IT companies comprising of Atos Origin, BT, IBM...s, health service payroll and nurse rosters. The consortium has decided to have 350 people working for the NHS, working from terminals in Paisley, Dundee, Livin...

New Asthma Medicine Targeting Vulnerable Inner-City Children Tested

...nstitute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The consortium is administered by the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Other research sites in addition to UT Southwestern are: the University of Arizona, Boston University, Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Clevelan...

Labeling of Dairy Products with Trans fat labels, Misleading to Consumers

...cial trans fats in a European project, funded by a consortium of companies including Nestle. NL...

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