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Topical treatment shown to inhibit HIV and herpes simplex virus infection

...heir effectiveness is limited because they require partner initiation or consent." According to the United Nations' 2004 report on the global AIDS epidemic, an estimated 40 million people worldwide are living with HIV, and women account for nearly half of those infected. As stated by the World Health Organi...

Male circumcision reduces risk of HIV transmission from women to men

...henumber of sexual encounters with three different partner types--wives,casual partners, and prostitutes--and were screened for HIV and othersexually transmitted infections. At the end of the study theprobability of infection was calculated using a statistical model thatincorporated published data to estimat...

The transparent organism: EMBLEM and Carl Zeiss give labs a unique look at life

...y pleased to have found Carl Zeiss as an excellent partner to translate this technology into a product," says Dr. Martin Raditsch, Deputy Managing Director of EMBLEM. EMBL Director-General Prof. Fotis Kafatos and EMBL Group Leader Dr. Ernst Stelzer met with the Member of the Executive Board of the Carl Zeis...

Kinovate Life Sciences Launches Nittophase?High Performance Solid Support For Oligonucleatide Synthesis

...ions. “Kinovate Life Sciences aims to be a robust partner to both oligonucleotide manufacturers and drug development companies by providing NittoPhase? a new support with superlative performance at a significantly reduced unit cost. In this way we see considerable potential to make it possible for players o...

Nonlinear Dynamics announces more details of its global partnership with PerkinElmer

...ly established as PerkinElmer's principal software partner for all proteomics applications. Mary Lopez, Busi...ngle strong proteomics software and bioinformatics partner going into 2005 and beyond. In entering this collaboration with Nonlinear, we are firmly endorsing N...

Mayo Clinic Researchers Create 'Obedient Virus'; First Step To Use Measles Virus Against Cancer

... To reproduce more viruses, they need to bind to a partner on their target cell, fuse membranes to enter the target cell and then take over the cellular machinery. When they succeed in doing this, an infection occurs. Viruses are so good at taking over cells that researchers have long dreamed of exploiting t...

Not-for-profit publishers call NIH public access rule a missed opportunity

... will limit the ability of scientific societies to partner with NIH to nurture the next generation of scientists and future NIH grantees; and # It will create confusion and put authors at risk of inadvertently violating copyright agreements. "This is a missed opportunity that represents a waste of governmen...

Biodiversity hotspots identify conservation priorities

...leverage scientific knowledge and the expertise of partner organizations to conserve this region for the benefit of not only its plant and animal species, but also for the millions of people whose well-being is tied to its ecological health." The Madrean Pine-Oak Woodlands hotspot is a 178,095-square-mile a...

Products containing specific probes for detecting alternative splice forms protected

...on profiling and positions the company as the only partner for the conception or use of gene profiling microarrays that include alternative RNA splicing. "The granting of these claims build on the company's core assets further expanding our IP position in the field of gene expression and profiling," stated B...

Affymetrix Licenses Microfluidics Technology From Caliper Life Sciences

...ix. "We have worked successfully with Caliper as a partner for a year now, and are pleased to be able to extend the scope of our relationship with Caliper to this new area of potential value and importance to Affymetrix' customers." "We are pleased that a leading life sciences company like Affymetrix recogn...

Researchers rein in regulatory RNAs

...to alter the methylation status of the overlapping partner gene. SATs might also trigger posttranscriptional gene regulation via RNA interference (RNAi) by virtue of their ability to form double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) molecules. A large proportion of these antisense RNAs represent non-coding RNAs. Thus, the r...

First frozen egg baby born in Canada

...n the delivery ward and I was helping my beautiful partner when she gave birth to this beautiful baby. I wish to take this opportunity to thank the MUHC staff, and especially the staff of the Reproductive Centre." The McGill Reproductive Centre of the MUHC is pioneering a revolutionary new freezing techniqu...

Emergence of cancer as major cause of childhood death in developing countries is not being adequately addressed

...winning projects can be supported initially by the partner in the more affluent country, the authors say. Local charitable groups can raise funds to support an oncology program. Another benefit of twinning would be broadening the scope of cancer research to include cases in developing countries. This would ...

Youth With HIV Take More Risks After New Meds Introduced

...T youth were also more likely to have had a sexual partner who used injection drugs. The post-HAART group also knew their HIV diagnosis at a younger age and were in worse health than the pre-HAART group, the researchers found. "Given the availability of HAART, it is surprising that the post-HAART youth exp...

New tumor-suppressor gene discovered

...ty that the protein product of the mats gene could partner with the kinase product of a known tumor-suppressor gene named "wts," which turned out to be the case. The researchers performed three experiments to test whether the mats and wts genes interact genetically. In the first experiment, they inserted an...

South African Tribunal Asks For Damages Estimates in GSK AIDS Drug Case

...IDS Communities in South Africa (NetCom SA), and a partner with AHF in the Ithembalabantu free AIDS treatment clinic in Durban. “So much so, that more than 100,000 South Africans recently signed a petition calling on GSK to set up an AIDS treatment trust fund to atone for its past AIDS drug pricing and polic...

New study: Sexually transmitted disease treatment can be effectively administered by sex partners

...ek medical care. A second method, booklet-enhanced partner referral, also provides the patients with booklets...rtners. The new method, known as patient-delivered partner treatment, gives the patient an antibiotic to offer to his partner. To compare the efficacy of pati...

Measurement Challenges In Detecting Cancer Biomarkers

...ek medical care. A second method, booklet-enhanced partner referral, also provides the patients with booklets...rtners. The new method, known as patient-delivered partner treatment, gives the patient an antibiotic to offer to his partner. To compare the efficacy of pati...

New Finding May Aid Adult Stem Cell Collection

...ek medical care. A second method, booklet-enhanced partner referral, also provides the patients with booklets...rtners. The new method, known as patient-delivered partner treatment, gives the patient an antibiotic to offer to his partner. To compare the efficacy of pati...

Woods Hole Research Center plans controlled burn in Amazon rainforest

... Staffs of the Woods Hole Research Center and its partner research institute in Brazil, the Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazonia (IPAM), are carrying out the fires with additional collaboration with faculty and staff of the State University of Mato Grosso (UNEMAT) and Yale University. In addition, lo...

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