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Proceed To Article Genetic Cause Of McKusick-Kaufman Syndrome Identified
Scientists at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) of the National Institutes of Health and the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor have identified an altered gene responsible for a rare developmental syndrome found predominantly among the Old Order Amish population. More...

Proceed To Article An Answer To Scotland's Mysterious Drug Deaths
On 13 May 2000, Vidyya first brought you the stories of several mysterious drug deaths among heroin users in Scotland. Since then there have been similar deaths in Ireland and England. Experts now believe the deaths may have been caused by the anaerobic bacteria, Clostridia. More....

Proceed To Article Myriad Genetics Discovers Novel Prostate Cancer Gene
Myriad Genetics, Inc. has announced it has discovered a novel prostate cancer susceptibility gene. To identify this gene, researchers at Myriad employed a proprietary form of linkage analysis that involves tracking a disease susceptibility gene to its location on a specific chromosome. Read Susceptibility...
Proceed To Article Healtheon/WebMD To Help Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) Develop New Medicare Managed Care System
Healtheon/WebMD announced on 06 June 2000 that the company will assist in the development and implementation of the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) new Medicare Managed Care System (MMCS). More...

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