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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...at it creates a pleated-sheet-like “template” that acts to chemically attract other proteins, and together these proteins grow in a crystalline fashion like a snowball emerging from a single icy flake. “With a potential target, many in the pharmaceutical industry who want to design treatments for AD beg...

Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

...ing together 150 of the world's most popular music acts and drawing a worldwide audience of 2 billion people, making it one of the largest global events in history. The umbrella organization for the event is a new global movement under the name Save Our Selves (SOS). It will begin at 1.10am British Summ...

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

...abstain from drinking, including naltrexone, which acts on opioid receptors in the brain. The low number of people who sought treatment shouldnt be surprising, said John Schwarzlose, president of the Betty Ford Centre, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation clinic in Rancho Mirage, California. We put up man...

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

...idly became reproductively active. Social stress acts through brain pathways that control reproductive hormones which are likely to be similar in both animals and humans, said Dr Faulkes. Social suppression of reproduction in marmoset monkeys is very similar to that in naked mole-rats, and as these ar...

Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz

... and a three-bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU). It acts as the hospital ship for not just USS Nimitz with a 5,000 odd crew, but the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, that includes half-a-dozen ``destroyers'' and ``cruisers'', each manned by about 400 personnel. The medical department is manned by six doctors, ...

Skin Cancer can Be Triggered by P53 Mutation

...gow University show that the chemokine receptor D6 acts to sequester inflammatory molecules known as chemokines and as such is essential to suppressing the development of skin cancer. They show that D6-deficient mice are acutely sensitive to SCC formation and that D6 expression is induced in cells in cl...

A Savage Murderer in Canada Gets Sentenced to Life

...minal record and there was no evidence of previous acts of violence, his prospects for rehabilitation were "remote" because he had long rejected any professional help, Minden said. Ross's mother Sharon Fortis, who cried and wiped away tears during the sentencing, called the sentence "bittersweet" and s...

Liver Cancer More Prevalent in Males

...n the liver that produce IL-6 showed that estrogen acts on these cells to suppress IL-6 production. A similar mechanism may account for the gender bias in liver cancer in humans, according to the researchers. Their discovery could lead to development of therapies to reduce development of liver cancer in...

Parkinsons Disease Mechanism Identified

...led Prx2. This enzyme is known as a peroxidase and acts to render harmless the chemically active reactive oxygen species that are produced inside mitochondria in the process of generating energy for the cell. Specifically, the researchers found that treating neurons with MPTP activates Cdk5 to switch off...

Insights into Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia

...n, always involving the transcription factor RARA, acts as a potent transcriptional repressor that interferes with gene expression and prevents normal differentiation of white blood cells. Previous work of these two groups suggested that PML/RARA self-association, called homodimerization, and posttranslat...

Insulin Sensitizer- Energy Conserving Signal to Brain

...ers reported the substance, known as adiponectin, acts on the brain to boost appetite and slow energy exp...rease after refeeding, suggesting that adiponectin acts mainly during food shortages. In adiponectin-deficient mice, AMPK activity in the brain slowed, ca...

Tumor Blood Flow can Improve Chemotherapy

...r. This increased pressure outside the vasculature acts like a wall to prevent cancer drugs from passing through the blood vessels. Bevacizumab eliminates the shoddy vasculature, temporarily sparing the more sturdily built vessels, which do not leak fluid, but deliver the drug throughout the tumor, Davi...

Hospital Infection Affecting Patients in Scotland

...f cleaning at PFI hospitals. In one of his first acts as Secretary of State for Health, Alan Johnson has committed 50m of additional funds to tackle healthcare-associated infections at the same time has doubling the size of the Department of Health's (DH) Infection Improvement Team. Prof Curtis Gemmel...

Eap1 in the Brain Regulates the Female Reproductive Cycle

... report that the gene enhanced at puberty 1 (EPA1) acts as a regulator of the neuronal signaling that controls female reproductive function. The authors found that EPA1 expression was selectively increased at puberty in the hypothalamus in monkeys, rats, and mice. They also showed that the protein produc...

Inquest of Date-rape Drug Victim Attracts Wide Attention in Australia

...emale passengers of varying ages. Among numerous acts of alleged sexual harassment were asking a 15 year old to do an erotic dance in their cabin for cash, entering a cabin of 4 girls uninvited, asking if they were going to the disco where they 'could go down on them' and asking one woman if he could p...

Character Test for Australian Visa Subjective

...pouse - and about involvement in people smuggling, acts of violence and development of weapons of mass destruction. The form, which used to cover two pages but now takes six, states: "If you are of Arabic descent, write the full name of your paternal grandfather." A spokeswoman for the Immigration Dep...

Meet the petroholic Boy of Kanpur

...o alcohol, the stomach quickly absorbs petrol that acts as a depressant....

Supermodel Kate Moss Brands Pete Doherty The Slug

...odel. "Pete's disgusting. He looks like a slug, acts like a slug and always leaves a trail of mess behind him, the News of the World quoted a friend of Moss as saying. Pals of the 33-year-old British beauty now maintain that there's no chance of a reunion between the pair. "She wants nothing to do...

Genome Annotation by Mutation

...and also has the Cre gene. The protein made by Cre acts like a knife, cutting the DNA wherever loxP is fou...and also has the Cre gene. The protein made by Cre acts like a knife, cutting the DNA wherever loxP is found. The offspring mouse, in turn, is bred with a...

China to Curtail Organ Sale

...gans being sourced from death-row prisoners and, acts as a booster to an existing ban, which prohibits sale of human organs. Organ trade today is a global issue. The backlash of unrelated transplants has resulted in many counties making this form of organ donation illegal. Currently countries like Pa...

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