Archive: 01/31/2011

LANL to certify automated influenza surveillance system

A compact, self-contained, automated system for surveillance and screening of potential pandemic strains of influenza and other deadly infectious diseases is a step closer to reality, thanks to an agreement between Los Alamos ...

Jan 31, 2011
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Sex in pregnancy: A primer

Sex in pregnancy is generally safe, with few complications, states a new primer for physicians to counsel patients wondering about sex in pregnancy, published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). The primer is ...

Jan 31, 2011
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Preventing GVHD by protecting gut stem cells

A protein that protects stem cells in the gut relieves a potentially lethal complication of bone marrow transplantation in mice, according to a study published online on January 31 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.

Jan 31, 2011
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Navigating the spheres of assisted death

The issues of assisted death and palliative care in Canada should be discussed in the context of human rights, states a commentary published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Jan 31, 2011
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