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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...more exciting target,” Dr. Hutton says. “If we are able to remove the blockage that is clogging microtubul...u begins before tangles develop. “If so, we may be able to repair that process so that the neuron can rebound,” she says. Their achievement was reported in...

Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient

...s a leader in this treatment, the researchers were able to collect the necessary data for the NEJM retrospective. For the patients each year who are treated with this therapy, there is renewed hope. “This is new medicine and it tells patients that cures are on the horizon,” said Stephen D. Williams, M.D...

Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study

...d interference with host kinases, we should now be able to rationally design compounds that are highly effective against PknG," said Pieters. Tuberculosis kills millions of people every year, and many millions more carry the bug in a latent form. Antibiotics that are used to treat the illness are deca...

Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

... ESHRE reported that scientists in Israel had been able to obtain and freeze eggs from the ovarian tissue of girls as young as five years old. Childhood cancers usually result in cure rates of between 70 and 90 percent, but sometimes this comes at the cost of inflicting sterility when the child reaches ...

Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists

...f a food security issue were to arise, we would be able to alert producers and distributors within 30 minu...eijing's food safe," he told AFP. "They might be able to provide safe food for the athletes, but is is uncertain whether they can do it for the rest of us...

Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for

... declined. Even though animals and humans may be able to adapt their sleep system to deal with repeated sleep restriction conditions, there could be negative consequences when this pattern is maintained over a long period of time, said Turek. This brings us back to the idea that repeated partial sleep...

Strange Sex Life of Mole-rats may Provide Clues About Human Infertility

...isons with model species like mole-rats, we may be able to tease apart the relative contribution of genes, environment, up-bringing and culture to complex social behaviour in our own species, he added. Dr Faulkes presented the research at the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction ...

Sea Snail Venom Paves Way for Potent New Painkiller

...entists at the University of Utah, in the US, were able to detach a molecule from the venom that also had painkilling properties in humans. Now researchers have produced a synthetic version of the compound with parallel pain-killing effects, and it forms the foundation of the new drug, Prialt. Prialt ...

US Traveler With Deadly TB Has Less Serious Strain

...ly irresponsive to drug treatment. "We have been able to demonstrate he does not have XDR-TB, or extensively drug-resistant TB," said Charles Daley of the National Jewish Medical and Research Center in Denver, Colorado, where Speaker is being treated. Daley, who heads the hospital's Infectious Disease...

Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women

...why women made these choices, in the hope of being able to better inform them both of their effectiveness and of other options for achieving pregnancy and reducing the stress of infertility. They examined the psychosocial and medical profiles of 818 Danish women at the start of their IVF treatment, and ...

Prions Prevent Alzheimers Disease

...ts absence, the harmful beta-amyloid proteins were able to form. It appears that PrPc, the normal prion pr...f prion disease because beta-amyloid fragments are able to form when the normal prion protein is corrupted by genetic mutation. Professor Hooper concludes...

Chilean Lake Disappears, Thanks to Global Warming

...ver the lake on Tuesday, scientists said they were able to draw preliminary conclusions that point to climate change as the leading culprit for the lake's disappearance. They suggested the melting of nearby glaciers raised the lake's level to the point where the increased water pressure caused part of a...

Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore

... "Gastric cancer is a major killer and if they are able to bring together different expertise, it will be of great benefit to patientsso this is why the Ministry of Health is extremely excited about this project." At the National University of Singapore, a cohort study involving 4000 people will hopeful...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

... at Georgetown University Medical Center have been able to use simple, non-toxic chemical injections to ad... and they say this pathway − which they were able to manipulate − may explain why people who are chronically stressed gain more weight than they...

Harnessing Immune System Power Heralds Next Era of Cancer Treatment

...e wolf. In this way, the tumours will no longer be able to hide, but the healthy tissues will be left unto... "By bringing these leaders together, we will be able to greatly augment the pace of delivery of this exciting new therapy," said Bramson. "The net res...

People With Higher IQs are More Patient in Financial Matters

...d Dr. David Huffman at the IZA, Professor Falk was able to prove that the link between patience and cognit... -- and probably for a good reason. In order to be able to assess a risk correctly or to have a successful strategy in the long term, it is necessary to be ...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

...ich a cap will be enforced, and industries will be able to buy and sell permits allowing a certain amount of pollution. CALIFORNIA ACTS ON CLIMATE - what the bill proposes2002 law on vehicle emissions cuts copied by 10 other states 2006 law AB32 demands cut in emissions to 1990 levels by 2020 $3bn pro...

Cat Exposure Increases Bronchial Responsiveness

...uals across 20 centers in Europe, researchers were able to exclude potentially confounding effects. Our primary results showed no correlation between levels of house mite dust and BR among individuals with sensitization to any of the four tested allergens, said Dr. Chinn. But even moderate exposure to c...

New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down

...ve just enacted is very powerful in terms of being able to give tickets to violations because there is much subjective whim available to an inspector to do so. "It is certainly one of the strongest noise laws in the country," he said. Where before there was less clarity on what was potentially illegal...

Anti-doping Rules Must Avoid Unsatisfactory Decisions: WADA

...PCB do not ensure that their anti-doping rules are able to avoid unsatisfactory decisions as the majority decision of the PCB Appeals Committee in this case, a WADA spokesman told a foreign news agency. The criticism comes days after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruled that it did not have th...

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