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{ Monthly Archives } February 2014

Rocky Road for Mitochondrial Transfer – MedPage Today

Rocky Road for Mitochondrial TransferMedPage TodayThere aren't enough preclinical data to ensure safety and efficacy of mitochondrial transfer, and questions remain about potential risks to the mother and fetus, Evan Snyder, MD, PhD, of Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Inst in La Jolla, Calif., and … twins research – Google News

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After death, twin brains show similar patterns of neuropathologic changes – Science Codex

After death, twin brains show similar patterns of neuropathologic changesScience CodexIn a unique study, an international team of researchers led by USC psychologist Margaret Gatz compared the brains of twins where one or both died of Alzheimer's disease. They found that many of the twin pairs not only had similar progressions of … twins research – […]

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Researchers Puzzled Over Link Between Anorexia And Having A Twin – Huffington Post

Researchers Puzzled Over Link Between Anorexia And Having A TwinHuffington PostBeing a twin or a triplet may increase a person's risk of developing anorexia, a new study from Sweden suggests. The study followed more than 2 million Swedish children from birth into their teen and young adult years. Children from multiple births(i.e …and more » twins […]

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Nice Twins photos

A few nice twins images I found: Twins_Lipfert Image by pennstatenews Will Early, left, and his twin brother, Vinny, are from Effort, Pa. The brothers are marketing majors in their junior year at Penn State.

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After death, twin brains show similar patterns of neuropathologic changes – EurekAlert (press release)

USC News After death, twin brains show similar patterns of neuropathologic changesEurekAlert (press release)In a unique study, an international team of researchers led by USC psychologist Margaret Gatz compared the brains of twins where one or both died of Alzheimer's disease. They found that many of the twin pairs not only had similar progressions of …Twin […]

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‘Breast milk no better than bottled,’ study claims – NHS Choices

'Breast milk no better than bottled,' study claimsNHS ChoicesThe researchers argue that the majority of mothers who choose to breastfeed in developed countries are white middle-class women. It could be that this privileged position in society, rather than breastfeeding itself, accounts for the improved outcomes …and more » twins research – Google News

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Speaker highlights triumphant tale of conjoined twins – The Eastern Progress Online (subscription)

Speaker highlights triumphant tale of conjoined twinsThe Eastern Progress Online (subscription)Being different doesn't mean people can't be successful. Conjoined twins Millie and Christine McKoy defied the odds as they were born slaves and died wealthy, owning the plantation their parents were enslaved on. When looking at the American spirit … conjoined twins – Google News

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Twin brains exhibit similar disease progressions – Daily Trojan Online

Twin brains exhibit similar disease progressionsDaily Trojan OnlineThe study, which was funded by research grants from the National Institute of Health, found that Alzheimer's progressed similarly in the twin pairs, and they both had similar areas of brain damage. “We try to make inferences based on tests and … twins research – Google News

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Winklevoss Twins’ Bitcoin index provokes angry wails from rival – Register

Winklevoss Twins' Bitcoin index provokes angry wails from rivalRegisterResearch by the Winklevoss' team suggested the Bitcoin Average website was not registered until July 18, 2013, and wasn't publicized until August 2 2013. A spokeswoman for the Winklevoss brother said: "Winkdex has developed a unique and different … twins research – Google News

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After death, twins’ brains reveal similar damage – Futurity: Research News

After death, twins' brains reveal similar damageFuturity: Research NewsResearchers compared the brains of twins where one or both died of Alzheimer's disease. They found that many of the twin pairs not only had similar progressions of Alzheimer's disease and dementia prior to death, but they also had similar combinations …and more » twins research – Google […]

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