Archive: 19/11/2010

I-SPY 2 study speeds up treatment for breast cancer

A clinical trial that aims to speed up the study of new treatments for certain subtypes of breast cancer now has a designated study site at the Diane O'Connor Thompson Breast Center at the University of Colorado Hospital.

dateNov 19, 2010 in Cancer
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Chromosome key to later fertility

( -- New research at Oxford University has shed light on how mammalian egg cells divide. The findings may lead to improvements in women’s chances of giving birth to healthy babies as they get older.

dateNov 19, 2010 in Genetics
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All viruses 'can be DNA stowaways'

( -- 'Fossil viruses' preserved inside the DNA of mammals and insects suggest that all viruses, including relatives of HIV and Ebola, could potentially be ‘stowaways’ transmitted from generation to generation ...

dateNov 19, 2010 in Biotechnology
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