Fertility Treatment Twins More at Risk for Hospitalizations
Couples using assisted reproductive technology should be made aware, researcher says
WEDNESDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- Compared to naturally conceived twins, those conceived through assisted reproductive technology (ART) are more likely to be hospitalized and admitted to neonatal ...
Conjoined Twins Separated by Surgical Team at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC During Complex, 24-Hour Procedure
were conjoined from the breast bone to the groin
PITTSBURGH, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A multidisciplinary team of surgeons, pediatricians and nurses at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has successfully separated conjoined twins
during a 24-hour procedure. ...
Vaginal/Caesarean combo delivery of twins safe, UT Southwestern-led research finds
DALLAS Oct. 29, 2008 Doctors need not go straight to Caesarean section when delivering twins, but can start with vaginal delivery of the first twin in many cases, researchers have found in a study led by UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Should the second-born twin turn out to require a Caesar...
Uterus Size May Predict Risk for Premature Twins After IVF
Evaluation may help select women who are at lower risk for complications, study suggests
THURSDAY, July 10 (HealthDay News) -- Measuring the height of the uterus of a women pregnant with twins
after in vitro fertilization (IVF) can help determine her risk of having the babies born pr...
Parents of twins report more mental health symptoms than parents of singletons
Barcelona, Spain: Mothers and fathers of twins
conceived either spontaneously or with assisted reproductive technology (ART) suffer more mental health symptoms after delivery and one year later than do parents of singleton babies, according to research presented to the 24th annual meeting of the E...
Baby Madness is Sweeping the Nation! Forty Sets of Twins and Triplets 'Hit the Court' in Discovery Health's BABY MADNESS: MULTIPLES
--Hosted by Comedian Andrew Kennedy, BABY MADNESS: MULTIPLES Offers Tips
from Celebrity Moms Kate Gosselin and Michelle Duggar, and Hilarious Home Baby Bloopers--
SILVER SPRING, Md., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The signs of spring are
everywhere ... warm temperatures, ...
Formerly Conjoined Twins Leave Packard Children's Hospital; Heading Home to Costa Rica
PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Formerly conjoined twins
Yurelia and Fiorella Rocha-Arias have left Lucile Packard Children's
Hospital at Stanford and are now home in Costa Rica. According to hospital
officials, the girls left Packard Children's last Wednesday (30) and went
Overweight Twins Battle the Bulge and Gain A New Lease on Life in National Body Challenge: Twins Edition on Discovery Health
- Starting January 7, Discovery Health Presents Five Nights of Active
Viewing with NATIONAL BODY CHALLENGE: TWINS
EDITION and Dr. Pam Peeke's Provocative FIT TO LIVE -
SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Viewers will be seeing
double when the National Body Chal...
Congenital heart defects increasing among IVF twins
The prevalence of congenital heart disease (CHD) among in vitro fertilization (IVF) pregnancies was similar to that of the general population, but there is an increasing risk of CHD among twins
resulting from IVF, according to research by Yale School of Medicine researchers.
Mert Ozan Bahtiyar...
Raipurs Separated Conjoined Twins are Doing Fine
Ram and Lakshman, the ten-month-old conjoined twins
who were successfully separated after a gruelling operation by a team of five doctors at the Raipur Medical College Hospital here, are doing fine.
Dr. Ashok, the Head of the Department of Surgery, said the operation had gone off well.
Twins in Medical Technology
Twins in Medical Definition
...orms of Bipolar Disorder have a defined biological nature, apparently stemming from a common genetic factor that leads to generational morbidity. Both twins
studies, and general population studies show that there is an increased chance of developing a Bipolar Disorder when either a general mood disorder or...
Twins in Medical Dictionary
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are two offspring resulting from the same pregnancy, usually born in close succession. They can be the same or different sex. Twins
can either be monozygotic or dizygotic . Get the facts about identical twins
, the common term used to describe monozygotic twins
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Twins in Biological News
Identical twins not as identical as believed
Contrary to our previous beliefs, identical twins
are not genetically identical. This surprising finding is presented by American, Swedish, and Dutch scientists in a study being published today in the prestigious journal American Journal of Human Genetics. The finding may be of great significanc...
Study finds that a woman's chances of having twins can be modified by diet
An obstetrician well known for his care of and research into multiple-birth pregnancies has found that dietary changes can affect a woman's chances of having twins, and that her overall chance is determined by a combination of diet and heredity. By comparing the twinning rate of vegan women, who co...
How can identical twins be genetically different?
They sleep together, eat together, and most people find it impossible to tell them apart. Identical twins
who grow up together share just about everything, including their genes. But sometimes only one twin will have health problems when genetics predicts both of them should.
Scientists at the U...
Identical twins may have more differences than meet the eye
lose some fundamental similarities as they grow older, a new study reports.
They may start to look and act less alike. The changes could leave one twin susceptible to diseases like cancer, while the other twin remains healthy.
Researchers report in this week's Proceedings of th...
NIH expands Human Microbiome Project; funds sequencing centers and disease projects
...p between the inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's disease, the intestinal microbiome, and bacterial proteins will be explored in samples from pairs of twins
with and without the disease.
Ellen Li, M.D., Ph.D., Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis
Digestive tract: Crohn's Disease
A genetic link to premature ejaculation
...w study suggests that it might be a genetic disorder.
Researchers from Turku, Finland, interviewed more than three thousand men - all pairs of male twins
and their older or younger brothers - about the first time they had sex. Many participants in the study reported that they had suffered from erectile ...
Identification of genetic variants affecting age at menopause could help improve fertility treatment
...nging between 40 and 60 year of age, with an average at around 50. The reasons for this variation are unknown, but there is evidence from studies of twins
that this could be due to inheritable genetic factors. However, until now, GWAS had not been used to study the effect of genetic variants on age at ...
Bone deformities linked to inbreeding in Isle Royale wolves
...ves this winter, although calf numbers were low, "so the wolves probably didn't save any for the winter," said Vucetich. In fact, a pair of moose calf twins
both survived, a rare occurrence.
"What we learned raises the question of whether the wolves of Isle Royale should be genetica...
'Freaks' help scientist unravel nature and nurture
And in Minnesota, conjoined twins
Abigail and Brittany Hensel live successfully with...Dutch goat to walk upright, or to teach the Hensel twins
to coordinate their motions when they swim or play...b, The Elephant Man, the Bearded Lady, the Siamese twins
-- at fairs and circuses. In Elizabethan England d...
Rethinking the genetic theory of inheritance
...d by comparing monozygotic (genetically identical) twins
to dizygotic (genetically different) twins. A trait or disease is called heritable if monozygotic twins
are more similar to each other than dizygotic twin... analysis of 100 sets of monozygotic and dizygotic twins
in the first study of its kind. Said Dr. Petronis,...
Twins in Biological Technology
Twins in Biological Definition
...etically identical individuals are produced by accident (as with identical twins
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...anging from simple measurement of physical characteristics to the more ghastly experiments carried out by Josef Mengele for Otmar von Verschuer on twins
in the concentration camps. During the 1930s and 1940s the Nazi regime forcibly sterilized hundreds of thousands of people who they viewed as me...
...lastocyst at the stage at which embryonic stem cells would be extracted is still young enough to be able to divide into two embryos, making identical twins
, or in rare cases, merge with another blastocyst, even one of the opposite sex  , to create a chimera , an individual comprised of populations of...
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and multiple births can be monozygotic (identical) or dizygotic (fraternal).
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Twins in Biological Dictionary
...glossary provides explanations of terms related to twins
and multiple birth. ... polar body twinning. types of twins
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...efers to... 3.2 Welfare of the Individual Conceived through Cloning ... In the latter sense, cloning occurs naturally in the birth of identical twins
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