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DNA and the HapMap

Some good progress in decoding DNA...

New map of DNA variations should hasten discovery of disease-related genes

Canadian Press - October 26, 2005 - International researchers, including Canadians, have developed a map of the minute DNA variations that differentiate one person from another, a catalogue that will help scientists tease out the genes that underlie such diseases as diabetes, cancer and heart disease.

"It's a big turning point in the field of human genetics and ...
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This is my first post and I don't really have a clue what I am doing! I came across this "lead-in" article on the "news for the day", i.e., current, New England Journal website. It costs $29.95 to read the entire article and I really don't want to make the investment. Perhaps some of you know what this means:

Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy, Natalizumab, and Multiple Sclerosis

To the Editor: According to the established definition of ...
Read more : Tysabri | Views : 1695 | Replies : 3 | Forum : Drug Pipeline

New home for Squiffy's House of Fun - Laughter for MS

Have moved the House of Fun to it's own domain and have increased the size of the place considerably.

Have a look and see what you think, and have a laugh as well (I hope)

squiffs :P
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Rebiject II issues -Need tips!

Hey all,

I have been taking Rebif a few weeks now. I prefer to use the Rebiject for the normal reasons. However, I noticed something every time I inject, and the RN's always give me conflicting answers, so I am hoping to get some help from "real" people (nothing against the nurses).

I load the syringe into the housing until it clicks. When I remove the needle cap, there is not just a drop on ...
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We're back

Hurrican Wilma knocked out power to our data center and likewise, the backup generators failed (what, one wonders, is the point of having them then??). The upshot was almost 48 hours of down time.

We're glad to be back and thank you for your patience through this situation.
Read more : We're back | Views : 1339 | Replies : 3 | Forum : General Discussion


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