Tag: "twins" at medical news
Hunt for Common Genes linked to Cancer Expected to be Unsuccessful
... Jaakko Kaprio, explained. The sudy of cancer in twins
have revealed only a small to a moderate contribution of cancer in indentical and non-identical twins. Even if cancer susceptible genes were identified showing their clinical benefits would be difficult according to the researchers. ...
A Futile Search for Cancer Gene
...re more important than genes. Finally studies into twins
from the data collected from Norwegian twin databa... found to contradict the basic fact that identical twins
share all the same genes. If identical twins
had the same genes then they would suffer from the same...
High Levels Of Folic Acid May Increase The Chances Of Twins After IVF
...t. They explained that it may increase the odds of twins
when two embryos are transferred during fertility treatment. Dr. Paul Haggarty, the lead author of the study published in The Lancet medical journal stated that they feel that basically the folic acid is increasing embryo survival. He explained th...
PTSD Risk Enhanced With Mild Neurologic Deficits
A study conducted on identical male twins
has revealed that Vietnam war veterans with post-t...der (PTSD) and their non-combat exposed, identical twins
portrayed// slight neurologic deficits that veterans without PTSD and their twins
did not have, sugg...
Brain Abnormalities Raise the Risk of PTSD
... compared with their non-combat exposed, identical twins
had minor neurologic deficits. It suggests that th... neurologic abnormalities. The non-combat exposed twins
of the combat veterans who had developed PTSD also had significantly higher scores than the non-comb...
Mother pronounced dead while delivering twins
...amily at their home in Gorebridge, Midlothian. The twins
were named Jacqueline and Jennifer, would be cared for by Ms McIntosh's sister Elizabeth, 34. Ms McIntosh's son, James, is staying with his grandparents. One neighbor said that it was very devasting to hear of Adele's death. She also said that such d...
New Lease Of Life For Baby With A Heart Transplant
...the child has a new lease of life. The parents of twins
Nick & Nate were devastated when they heard that b...tly. Both needed heart transplants to survive. The twins
were transferred from Arizona to Los Angeles, where doctors at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital deter...
British fertility clinics have low success rates
...them will implant then if both develop, one of the twins
is destroyed in order to increase the growth potential of the other. This procedure is considered as unethical by many doctors. Karl Nygren, a professor of gynaecology in Stockholm, who compiled the ESHRE statistics, said that is a sad day for the...
NHS Trust Wants Abortion Mother's Case To Be Dismissed
...dure done in January 2001 and had assumed that the twins
had been aborted, but was horrified to see that she was still pregnant with one twin. By then it was too late to have an abortion. The NHS Trust, which is defending the claims, says that Jayde is a healthy girl and that the amount being claimed by th...
Conjoined Twins Separated by Saudi Doctors
Four month old Moroccan conjoined twins
have been successfully separated by Saudi Arabian ...e in the operation had been a success and that the twins
were in stable condition after the surgery, which took several hours. Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdu...
Gene alteration observed in children turning into adults
...f twins. //Black and white identical and fraternal twins
was done and it showed that changes in gene expres...ial part of the individual differences between the twins
were due to new genetic effects between this period of age 14 and 18. There are new genes being swit...
Genetic Reasons behind Change in One’s Blood Pressur
...tal role in the individual differences between the twins
especially between the age 14 and 18. New genes ar...ntal influences became more important in the black twins
over the four-year period of study. It is nothing but one twin starts riding a bike to school while ...
Hormonal Changes Causes Older Women To Have Twins
...e to aging in older women could be a cause to have twins
than the younger ones.Researchers at Vrije University Medical Centre in the Netherlands found multiple ovarian follicular developments, leading to the production of more than one egg, in the older women. // The researchers analysed 959 spontaneous ...
Alzheimer’s: Blame it On the Genes; Lifestyle changes the only Saving Grac
... of the major risks of Alzheimer’s. Some identical twins
did not have Alzheimer’s, though their twins
did. Though this is not a foregone conclusion, yet it points a finger to heredity that predisposes ...
Lifestyle plays an important role in determining one’s ag
...uess the ages of 1,826 identical and non-identical twins
after looking at photographs of their faces. Almost all were in the age group of seventy years old. Then the scientists studied the various environmental factors such as marital status, parenthood, class and lifestyle choices and how each affected ...
Shortage of NHS funds: Many Couples Denied Infertility Treatment
...versity has suggested a reduction in the number of twins
and triplets born to parents treated by IVF could contribute by and large to the NHS saving. The cost associated with twin and triplet birth (￡9,122 and ￡32,354) and prenatal monitoring is also greater compared to a single IVF pregnancy which costs o...
Women Are Genetically More Prone To Depression
...the largest epidemiological study of depression in twins
done to date. In addition, it broadly replicates what has been shown by our earlier work using the Virginia Twin Registry. In particular, we have shown that depression is a moderately heritable disorder, suggesting that genetic factors are important,...
Twin Babies Help Charity
...s, premature by 15 weeks through the Internet. The twins
Aubrey and Edmund Holdcroft weighed less than 2 po... Government through the publicity and sympathy the twins
are generating. Andy Proctor of the charity believes that the suffering of premature babies can be p...
French Doctors Successfully Separate Twins Joined At Spine
... France have successfully operated on 15-month-old twins
Mohamed and Souleymane, who were joined at the lev...he La Timone hospital said that at the moment, the twins
looked good, "As soon as they woke up on the operating table, the twins
moved their legs and their f...
Being Lonely is gene regulated
.../ Researchers conducted survey in 8,000 pairs of twins
and found that 50 percent shared similar characteristics of loneliness and they found that loneliness is not related to health, wealth, physical appearance and place of living it is mostly gene regulated and this character may be very dangerous which...
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