Dr Hồ Ngọc Anh Vũ of Mỹ Đức Hospital in HCM City. Photo courtesy of the hospital Dr Hồ Ngọc Anh Vũ of Mỹ Đức Hospital in HCM City won the Best Oral Presentation Award for his outstanding research at the 9th Congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE 2019) organised by the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction and the Hong Kong Society for Reproductive Medicine held from May 2-5 in Hong Kong. Gia Lộc spoke with Vũ about his research and the status of reproductive medicine in Việt Nam. Inner Sanctum: Can you tell us about your research? Our study compared the effectiveness and safety of in vitro maturation (IVM) of oocytes versus in vitro fertilization (IVF) in women with a high antral follicle count (AFC). My colleagues at the hospital and I conducted the research. This was the largest … [Read more...] about Couples benefit from new fertility treatment
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opinion Nancy Szerlag Special to The Detroit News Published 5:45 PM EDT May 16, 2019 When choosing a fertilizer for my new garden, I look for a top-quality, organic-based slow-release products that would enrich and feed the soil as well as the plants. While chemical fertilizers promote plant growth, they do nothing to improve soil biology and can damage and deplete it over time. Whether choosing a product for indoor or outdoor plants, I always read the label to see what’s in the bag, bottle or box. I want to know just what is or isn’t in it and how much. Today’s hot button in organic fertilizers is plant bio-stimulants – diverse substances and microorganisms used to enhance plant growth and health. I have been using a bio stimulant-enhanced organic fertilizer in my display garden from the start, and the results have been amazing. One nutrient that’s a must is kelp, a processed seaweed that’s a … [Read more...] about Garden: New fertilizers offer science-based solutions
Corn plants grow in soil samples from farms at Pivot Bio in Berkeley, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. Pivot Bio is a synthetic biology company working on nitrogen-producing microbes. Instead of fertilizer, Pivot Bio designs and introduces nitrogen-producing bacteria into soils where crops are growing. The company’s goal is to reduce fertilizer dependence. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group) Strain optimization team lead Bilge Ozaydin works at her station while working at Pivot Bio in Berkeley, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. Ozaydin is in the process of microbial remodeling to fine tune when the nitrogen fixation genes are turned on and off. Pivot Bio is a synthetic biology company working on nitrogen-producing microbes. Instead of fertilizer, Pivot Bio designs and introduces nitrogen-producing bacteria into soils where crops are growing. The company’s goal is to reduce fertilizer dependence. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group) Strain … [Read more...] about Berkeley’s designer bacteria: The end of fertilizer?
This area used to be a white sand and arid land with four “Nos” – No infrastructure, No labour force, No investor, and No market – 15 years ago; but now it has grown into a major economic zone hosting over 100 industrial projects, the Government leader told a ceremony to announce the expansion of the Chu Lai Open Economic Zone in Quang Nam on December 16. VNA Related news Chu Lai port, a key logistics hub in the central region … [Read more...] about Chu Lai EZ, from arid to fertile land for industrial projects: PM
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