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April brought a new arrival and some institute-shuffling at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. At Congress's behest, the National Center for Nursing Research has been established. In addition, the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases has branched off from the National Institute of Arthritis, Diabetes, and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, leaving behind the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. For you acronym fans: NIADDK NIAMS NIDDK.

With babies from frozen embryos already a reality (SN: 4/12/86, p. 232), frozen eggs aren't far behind. Researchers at the University of South Australia in Adelaide announce in the April 19 LANCET that they have impregnated a woman from whom unfertilized eggs had been removed, frozen, thawed, artificially inseminated and implanted. The woman is due to have twins in a couple of months.
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Title Annotation:recent medical research
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Date:May 17, 1986
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