What's happening at Human Genome Sciences, Inc.?
By: Dheer Kothari
Human Genome Sciences (Nasdaq: HGSI), a biopharmaceutical company, along with GlaxoSmithKline, reported positive results for treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), an autoimmune disease, in its first phase III trials on Monday, July 20, before the opening bell. Within a few hours its stock...
What's happening at Human Genome Sciences, Inc.?
By: Nausherwan Korai
Human Genome Sciences, Inc., (HGSI) was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland. It is a biopharmaceutical company in the United States with 880 full-time employees, specializing in the research and development of cures for hepatitis-C, inhalation anthrax, cancer, and lupus, and are...
Cloning Moral Ethics
By: Kamelia Morgan
Cloning or replicating something, whether you are replacing that which was lost in death or for just the sheer joy of playing god, is undoubtedly the next gigantic futuristic steps to be made in mankind's' evolutionary and technological heights. It is somewhat understandable when cloning...
What's happening at Human Genome Sciences, Inc.?
By: Ruza Modra
Human Genome Sciences (HGSI) is one of America's top bio-pharmaceutical companies leading the way in research and development. Its most recent breakthroughs in drug technology include promising treatments for hepatitis C, lupus and cancer. An aging population will require advanced medical research to expedite the...
What is Hashimoto's disease?
By: Jennifer Moll - 499984
Hashimoto's disease, also known as chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis, is a disorder that affects your thyroid. Your immune system attacks the thyroid gland, causing inflammation that often leads to an under-active thyroid gland. Most commonly in the United States, this disorder is the cause of hypothyroidism...
Cloning Ethics Practicality
By: Daisy Peasblossom
The stock title for this topic indicates a prejudice against cloning. Strictly speaking, any plant nursery practices "cloning" when they propagate plants using shoots rather than seeds. However, the intent of this article seems to be concerned with the practice of using animal tissue (other...
What's happening at Human Genome Sciences, Inc.?
By: Tracie Boardman
Human Genome Sciences (HGSI) is an emerging biotech company that announced promising results in one of its study drugs, BENLYSTA TM, designed for use in patients with lupus. Lupus is a painful disease in which the body attacks its own tissues. The drug is set...
Is Cloning our Pets a Slippery Slope to Human Cloning
By: Elly Snow
We all remember the news in July of 1996 when it was confirmed that the first Animal had been successfully cloned. It was sheep that was named Dolly who was cloned in Scotland. This sparked a huge debate over how ethical it is to clone...
What is Hashimoto's disease?
By: Krystal Nguyen
Hashimoto's disease is an autoimmune disease of the thyroid. This means that your body attacks the thyroid as if it were a foreign invader. The cause for this sudden change in your immune system is not known yet, but the affects of this disease are...
Human genetics: Genotype, phenotype and heredity
By: Tami Port MS
Heredity is the transfer of characteristics from parent to offspring through their genes. A gene is the unit of heredity made of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). There are many genes on each molecule of DNA. * Relationship between Genes, Chromosomes & DNA * A molecule of...

 

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