Obstetrics & gynaecology

Australia a world leader in safe IVF

Australia and New Zealand are world leaders when it comes to safe IVF practice thanks to their focus on single-embryo transfer, according to the Assisted Reproductive Technology in Australia and New Zealand 2012 report by ...

Neuroscience

From electronic brains to the power of the mind...

The EU budget has provided more than EUR 1.9 billion for brain research since the start of the current EU framework programme for research, FP7, in 2007. This has funded more than 1200 projects with more than 1500 participants ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sequencing the MERS coronavirus outbreak in Saudi Arabia

(Medical Xpress)—Using deep sequencing technologies, researchers from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, US, Canada and the UK have shown that the novel Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus can spread between people ...

Medical research

Four genes indentified that influence levels of 'bad' cholesterol

Scientists at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio have identified four genes in baboons that influence levels of "bad" cholesterol. This discovery could lead to the development of new drugs to reduce the ...

Medical research

Organovo announces ability to print 3D human liver tissue

(Medical Xpress)—Organovo Holdings, Inc., a company that designs and creates functional human tissue has announced at this year's Experimental Biology Conference that it has developed a 3D printing technique that is able ...

Oncology & Cancer

New cancer detection and brain imaging techniques presented

A non-invasive imaging technique which may help in the earlier detection of cancer is among the innovative research being presented at BioPIC 2013, a BioPhotonics and Imaging Conference, taking place in Castleknock Hotel ...

Medical research

Open house feature: Soundwalks and managing pain

The sounds you hear while taking a walk may soon play a role in managing chronic pain, according to researchers in Simon Fraser University's pain studies lab.

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