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Using 3 Or More Embryos Does Not Raise IVF Odds
2012-01-13 06:30:28

A new British study of fertility treatments found that women who receive three or more embryos during in-vitro fertilization treatments have no greater chance of having a baby than those who get just two embryos.

Longer Telomeres Mean Longer Lifespan
2012-01-11 05:57:06

A new study has found a possible predictor of lifespan. According to researchers at the University of Glasgow in England, the link lies in the telomeres that are located on an individual’s DNA.

2011-06-16 10:00:00

DURHAM, N.C., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Victor J. Dzau, M.D., Duke University chancellor for health affairs and chief executive officer of Duke University Health System, has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Glasgow, Scotland.

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2011-01-05 08:25:00

Researchers from universities in Scotland and England say that they have developed a new, highly accurate assessment for couples hoping to have a child through in-vitro fertilization (IVF).

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2010-06-21 10:10:39

Computer simulations performed by researchers at the National Oceanography Centre and the University of Glasgow show how oceanic stirring and mixing influence the formation and dynamics of plankton patches in the upper ocean.

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2009-08-03 06:24:47

According to research published on Sunday by scientists at the University of Glasgow, drinking red wine might help fight inflammation in the body.

2009-06-21 06:33:55

Specially designed virus-derived vectors – engineered not to cause disease – can take therapeutic genes to the malfunctioning peripheral neurons outside the spinal cord and brain, alleviating the pain and other dysfunction that can result from a chronic disease or drug treatment.

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2009-06-01 13:00:00

Experts are baffled over the discovery of fossilized, three-toed dinosaur tracks that have been found in both north-central Wyoming and on Scotland's coast.

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2009-03-03 14:00:00

UK researchers reported on Tuesday that children who watch television for more than two hours a day have twice the risk of developing asthma.

2009-01-27 06:00:00

ST. JOSEPH, Mich., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneGo, Inc., the leading systems biology tools company, announced today that Professor Nicol Keith of the University of Glasgow will join the MetaMiner Stem Cell Partnership Program.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.