Monthly Archives: March 2011

Genes associated with pre-eclampsia’ discovered

According to BBC news: Scientists say they have identified genetic errors that appear to increase a pregnant woman’s chance of getting the potentially life-threatening condition called pre-eclampsia. Around four in every 100 women develops this problem of high blood pressure … Continue reading

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A controversial new fertility treatment

BBC News Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has asked the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority to assess a controversial new fertility treatment. The “three-parent IVF” technique pioneered at Newcastle University involves the transfer of human genetic material between two fertilised eggs. … Continue reading

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SGPPH Annual Conference & 5th AGM: 11 April 2011, Cardiff

This one-day meeting, based on the theme of “Clinical and Public Health implications of cutting edge genomic advances”, will be presented by scientists and social researchers. The aim of the day is to update participants with an excellent overview regarding … Continue reading

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