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

... about whether they preferred to have a singleton, twin or triplet pregnancy, and which of these was considered more risky. The investigators found a clear link between a negative mood and a greater willingness to take risk -- to go for the multiple embryo transfer. The research, headed by Christopher...

Womens Mood Plays a Key Role in Infertility Treatment

...en were asked to rate the desirability of having a twin or triplet versus a singleton pregnancy; the perceived likelihood or a twin or singleton pregnancy; and the desirability of SET. Risk taking behaviour was measured by asking ...

Belgian Doctor Restores Woman's Fertility With Ovary Graft

...ant of ovarian tissue supplied to a patient by her twin sister, which greatly reduced the chances of the graft being rejected. This time the graft was achieved with sisters who were not identical. However, they were compatible in a group of genes called the human leukocyte antigen (HLA), which regulat...

Genes Play Major Role in Determining Individual's Sour Taste Perception

...determine the lowest concentration needed for each twin to correctly identify a citric acid solution as 's...in question. Responses were compared within the twin pairs, and then entered into a computer model to determine the relative contributions of genetic and...

Harvard to Develop Medical City in Islamabad

...medical needs of the people of the capital and the twin city of Rawalpindi . The complex is part of a large-scale residential development plan to develop a Health and Education City in the capital, and includes a 500-bed teaching hospital and colleges of medicine, nursing, and dentistry. Harvard Medi...

'Demi Moore Had Miscarriage Two Years Ago', Says Her Sister-in-law

... that she could have access to Lesley and Morgan's twin sons Cooper and Oliver. Lesley and Morgan are fighting over custody of their kids. While she wants the twins to stay with her in Gerogia, he wants to bring them up in Los Angeles. "Now she is trying to get her hands on my kids... I think there is...

Questions Raised Over Safety of In-vitro Fertilization

...ell as an explosion in multiple births. Today, the twin birth rate is 23.6 per cent for IVF mothers, compared with between one per cent and two per cent in the general population. Not only are they more likely to be born prematurely and underweight, but there is also a greater risk that they will be still...

Twin Brother may Reduce Sister's Fertility by 25 Percent

... University researchers say that a woman who has a twin brother is likely to have 25 per cent reduced fert...one oestrogen can cross the womb, due to which the twin brother and sister are exposed to each other's hormones. Since male and female foetuses have similar...

The Bottleneck in Neuroblastoma

...ncologists design the best treatment, avoiding the twin pitfalls of undertreating or overtreating any given child. Better treatments may be on the horizon, but better understanding of neuroblastomas precise biology can guide physicians to the best choices among possible options. John Maris, M.D., of T...

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Associated With Slow Wave Activity During Sleep

...tage of SWA in the first non-REM period than their twin counterparts. "CFS shares symptoms with depression, and some experts have suggested that it is not a distinctly different disorder," said Armitage. "We have also conducted studies of SWA response to sleep challenge in depression, and the results ar...

Regular Smokers are at the Risk of Developing Depression

... causality between smoking and depression by using twin pairs discordant for depression, where the twin without depression served as a matched control for his/her co-twin with depression. Additionally, it...

Exposure to Smoking in Prenatal Stage Increases ADHD Risk in Children

... of study, the researchers studied male and female twin pairs, aged 719 years, so as to assess the relationship between genetic variations, prenatal substance exposures, and ADHD sub-types. br> "When genetic factors are combined with prenatal cigarette smoke exposure, the ADHD risk rises very signifi...

Death from Exposure to WTC Dust Confirmed

...harles S. Hirsch, has confirmed that dust from the twin towers contributed to the death of Felicia Dunn-Jo...f people who died as a result of the attack on the twin towers will be increased to 2,750. The city is already under pressure to re-examine the deaths of ...

Genome of Botulism Bacterium Revealed

...he toxin. C. sporogenes is the non-malignant, near twin of the organism sequenced. Professor Mike Peck, from the Institute of Food Research, commented that "It is astonishing that 43% of the predicted genes in the C. botulinum genome are absent from the other five sequenced clostridia, and only 16% of t...

Brain Swelling Halts Conjoined Twin Surgery

...alt a delicate and high-risk procedure to separate twin girls joined at the head because of unexpected bra...ives. "There is a sense of urgency, because if one twin were to become severely ill and die, the other twin would most likely die within minutes or hours of...

Single Embryo IVF Increase Chances of Having Child Sans Risky Multiple Births

..., it can be just as good. We believe firmly that a twin pregnancy is not an ideal outcome. People think it is two for the price of one, but the risks are real and we see heartache time after time. I would encourage every clinic to look at our results, Timesonline quoted him, as saying....

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Associated With Slow Wave Activity During Sleep

...tage of SWA in the first non-REM period than their twin counterparts. "CFS shares symptoms with depression, and some experts have suggested that it is not a distinctly different disorder," said Armitage. "We have also conducted studies of SWA response to sleep challenge in depression, and the results ar...

New Device Offers Hope to Children With Chest, Spinal Deformities

...elopment. “She’s happy and very playful with her twin sister. I think Ariana can do anything now. I have no doubt in her whatsoever,” says Pompa. “She has a lot of surgeries to face, and I think she’s going to go heads up with all of them, and that she’s going to do just wonderful.” Source-Newswise SR...

The Second Born Twin At Greater Risk

...g to a study published on bmj.com, the second born twin has a greater risk of serious complications during...death ratio for preterm born twins. But the second twin born at or after the complete term of pregnancy was more likely to die during the labor or shortly a...

More Funds Must Flow-NYC Mayor Talks Tough

... smoke and dust released by the destruction of the twin towers. The federal government has pledged $20 billion in aid and tax breaks, mostly for rebuilding lower Manhattan, and President Bush included $25 million in his most recent budget to provide health care for emergency workers. Bloomberg called ...

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