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

... 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 can then be implanted into the ...

Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted

...lar sports fish found in the Great Lakes remain so heavily contaminated by industrial chemicals such as dioxins, PCBs, and methyl mercury that they are unfit for human consumption, says the report. Health effects of these chemicals include damage to the nervous, respiratory and immune system, as well as ca...

New Asthma Gene Identified

... specific drugs." Childhood asthma treatments are heavily focused on allergic responses, since most children with asthma also have many allergies. The discovery of a so-called 'asthma gene' would provide a new set of mechanisms to try and modify and manage childhood asthma, Abecasis said. "Before we finis...

Invisible Gases Form Most Organic Haze in Urban, Rural Areas: Study

...in the chemistry of the atmosphere and as such are heavily involved in inter-relations between atmospheric chemistry and climate. According to Zhang, cars and trucks release VOCs, and he adds that gasoline evaporation occurs during gas station fill-ups, or during some industrial processes. The U.S. Envir...

Genes Influence the Ability to Listen Two Things at a Time

...e sayingis an important communication skill thats heavily influenced by your genes, say researchers of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), one of the National Institutes of Health. The finding, published in the August 2007 issue of Human Genetics, may help researc...

PETA Hails McCartney for Boycotting Animal-testing Charities

...hts groups wrote to me pointing out that many were heavily into vivisection - and it's true," Contactmusic quoted him, as saying. "A doctor we knew out in America just admitted it as a matter of fact, innocently, like 'Well, sure we do.' What he doesn't realise is that he won't get a donation out of me for...

Purdue Pharma Agrees to Pay $600 Million Fine for Misbranding Oxycontin

.... Purdue Pharma, based in Stamford, Connecticut, heavily promoted OxyContin to doctors like general practitioners, who often had little training in treating serious pain or in recognizing signs of drug abuse. But experienced drug abusers and novices, including teenagers, soon discovered that chewing an O...

Sierra Leone Contains Rabies Outbreak

... combat dog bites. The hospital has had to rely heavily on anti-rabies drug handouts from international agencies such as the World Health Organization and the Red Cross "to bail us out otherwise patients would die." The drugs are available at private clinics and pharmacies but, at between 20 and 30...

Sierra Leone Contains Rabies Outbreak

...o combat dog bites. The hospital has had to rely heavily on anti-rabies drug handouts from international agencies such as the World Health Organization and the Red Cross "to bail us out otherwise patients would die." The drugs are available at private clinics and pharmacies but, at between 20 and 30 do...

Robot Hosts South Korean Wedding

...g sentry robot that could support troops along the heavily fortified border with North Korea....

Some Common Human Injuries Also Common in Dogs

... knee bent forward, causing the femur to bear down heavily on the cranial cruciate ligament, the only ligament opposing the femur as it pushes down. When the stress becomes too much, the ligament ruptures. Rush likened the cruciate rupture in a dog to a knee injury suffered by athletes when they tear their a...

Two MSU Professors Spearhead International Water Project

...taminants will include the group in Kiev, which is heavily involved in this work due to local environmental contamination, along with a group from MSU which is developing high-flux membranes that reject large molecules. This project also internationalizes the experience of the students involved by enhancin...

Goans Celebrate Monsoon Festival

...red in the picturesque village of Siolim, to watch heavily decorated boats row up the Chapora River from several areas in Goa. It is believed that San Joao revellers from across Goa, first converged in front of St. Anthony's Church in Siolim over 150 years back. According to the Biblical legend when Sain...

Aspartame Probe Call Rejected by FDA

...ent with regard to aspartame-containing beverages, heavily consumed by children."Unstirred by the new findings the FDA spokesman Michael Herndon said the agency had not yet reviewed the study. However, the conclusions from this second European Ramazzini Foundation are not consistent with those from the lar...

Human Trafficking Booming in Eastern Europe, but Governments Dont Seem to Care

...ineral deposits. As a result, the economy depends heavily on agriculture. Although it returned to positive growth in 2000, (6.8% in 2004), the economy remains vulnerable to higher fuel prices, poor agricultural weather, and the skepticism of foreign investors. U.S. State Dept Trafficking in Persons Repor...

Underage Youth Get Alcohol from Social Sources

...Center, youth are more likely than adults to drink heavily and to the point of intoxication. Overall, it has been estimated that the costs of underage drinking in the U.S. are as much as 61.9 billion dollars annually in medical costs, lost life years, and lost productivity. Little research has addressed th...

Babys Poop is of Interest for Researchers

... even recognized, Relman said. This study relied heavily on the use of a DNA microarray - technology that Brown helped develop in the mid-1990s. It consists of a glass microscope slide with an orderly array of DNA spots that can give a snapshot of genetic activity in a given sample. The microarray design...

Australian Grape Glut Dries Up as Drought Bites

...try's 2,000 grape growers who have had to discount heavily because of the estimated 500 million-litre (110 million-gallon) wine glut. They are now faced with drastic cuts to production due to the drought while a soaring Australian currency is hurting export earnings. "They have had low prices and low yie...

IVF Tourism Marred by Ethical Differences in EU

...d to be best practice in some EU member states are heavily restricted or outlawed in others, and safety measures introduced in parts of Europe are contravened routinely elsewhere. Like some British couples desperate for a baby are traveling abroad for fertility treatment because of a shortage of egg donors...

Good News for Sufferers of Heart Attack, Chest Pain

...e effort to improve heart failure care. And U-M is heavily involved in the national D2B Alliance, which seeks to accelerate the use of emergency angioplasty by helping hospitals be ready to deliver the life-saving treatment as quickly as possible after a patient arrives. So, as hospitals work to improve th...

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