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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...esearchers at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Jacksonville aims to reach. “It will be very straightforward, like today’s blood cholesterol test to gauge risk of developing heart disease,” says Steve Younkin, M.D., Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic neuroscientist. “If your cholesterol profile is out of whack, treatment with ...

Tougher Tobacco Rules Urged at Global Anti-smoking Talks

...g organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) aims to find ways of harmonising national laws to tighten tobacco controls, particularly limits on advertising and protection from second-hand smoke. Hatai Chitanondh, the president of Thailand Health Promotion Institute, told reporters that although th...

Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet

...d to reduce passenger dehydration. Boeing, which aims to build 2,000 Dreamliners over the next two decades, has so far received 634 orders from 45 companies for the plane, which has a catalogue price of between 146 to 200 million dollars. The 787 will go into service after Airbus's mammoth A380 takes ...

Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore

...e Two of the Biomedical Sciences Initiative, which aims to bring research from bench to bedside, to benefi...phase of the Biomedical Sciences Initiative, which aims to position Singapore as a leader in scientific and medical research....

Deep Insights into Type2 Diabetes by Wesley Researchers

... blindness . New Wesley Research Institute project aims to make it much easier for people to manager their Type 2 Diabetes by using community pharmacists. Chief investigator of the project, Mr David Brand of The Wesley Pharmacy, said this study had the potential to benefit sufferers by enabling them to ...

Clamor for Catheter-based Ablation Increasing Among Heart Patients in US

...es set off the irregular heartbeats. The technique aims to restore the ability of the two atria, situated at the top of the heart, to effectively gather blood and prime the ventricles, the hearts main pumps. The original form of atrial ablation, using surgical tools, is still employed, but almost always...

Government Policies and Booming Economy Keep Indian Healthcare in Top Shape

...ical equipment and better services. The government aims to revolutionize the delivery of healthcare services using information and communication technology with its implementation of Telemedicine, one of the world's biggest healthcare projects. Healthcare-related programs such as e-Health and the govern...

Organ Donors Solicited During UKs National Transplant Week

...ously. The campaign, which was kicked off recently aims to make aware the desperate need of organs , required to save thousands of lives across the UK. The campaign has been launched to raise organ donors too, not just for the 7,500 people currently on the transplant list, but also for the hundreds mor...

War Stimulates Research Blitz in Prosthetics Industry

...ble, comfortable devices. These days, the military aims to restore functionality to the point that some troops have returned to battle something virtually unheard of until now. Germany's Otto Bock health care, the world's biggest manufacturer of prostheses, also has wartime roots. The company's founder...

Lower Mortality Rates in Hospitals With Good Quality Care

...id Services and the American Hospital Association, aims to improve the quality of care at the nations hospitals by reporting how hospitals perform on detailed quality measures. However, little was known about whether hospitals that perform well on those measures had better patient outcomes. The resear...

British Government Has Funded to Develop green Car Made from Hemp

...partment DEFRA, car giant Ford and growers Hemcore aims to create new materials based on plant fibres to replace metal and oil-based plastic components. According to the Sun, developers Qinetiq have already designed hemp replacements for the accelerator, brake and clutch pedals. They have said with im...

Health Sector Has to Keep Pace With Countrys Development: Ramadoss

...NRHM, a flagship programme of the Health Ministry, aims to provide accessible, affordable, accountable, effective and reliable primary health care facilities. The Mission seeks to hand over the planning, execution and evaluation of the health programmes with the community based organisations. The Miss...

India Grapples With First Bill to Stop Workplace Sex Harassment

...to go before parliament when it resumes next month aims to put an end to everything from dirty jokes to physical abuse, but is already being criticised by some as too flimsy and by others as open to abuse. The draft brands "gestures of a sexual nature whether verbal, textual, physical, graphic or electr...

Briton Set for Pacific Solo Odyssey to Highlight Warming

...roof cases, digital cameras, and GPS trackers, she aims to be a multi-media watchdog of ocean debris, blogging not just her own reflections but evidence of Pacific flotsam. Savage plans to post text daily, video weekly, and her boat will be equipped with a camera that snaps a photo every forty-eight min...

Shakira Set for Kids' Charity Gigs

... The singer insisted that the charity organisation aims at making Latin Americans aware and concerned about homeless and hungry kids. "ALAS came about because of a social emergency: 350 thousand children die each year due to avoidable causes, 40 million children work and live on the streets. We want an ...

Hilary Swank to Spearhead Cancer Hair-loss Campaign

...een in action spearheading a charity campaign that aims at supporting women who have lost their hair as a result of cancer treatment. The Pantene Beautiful Lengths drive encourages people to grow their locks, get it cut, and donate it for making wigs for women who have lost their hair during cancer tr...

Aedes Agypti Mosquitos Immune System Revealed

...e systems, but also numerous differences. The team aims to discover which of these genetic differences could explain why one type of mosquito transmits dengue and yellow fevers, while the other transmits malaria. Beyond the present descriptive work, functional studies will be needed to clarify exactly how...

A New Milestone in Stem Cell Research

...before the heart attack. Cardiac stem cell therapy aims to repair the damaged heart as it has the potential to replace the damaged tissue. In this trial (known as TransACT), all patients will have bone marrow harvested before their heart operation. Then either stem cells from their own bone marrow or a ...

Oman to Launch First Bio-refinery in Gulf Region

... a string of bio-fuel filling stations in Oman and aims to cut carbon monoxide emission by up to 20 percent by 2020, Al Harthy added....

JK Rowling Intensifies Her Disabled Children's Rights Crusade

...te children's rights across Europe. Central to our aims is moving children out of institutional care," she wrote. In the end, Rowling wrote she hoped that Czech Republic, where there were ten times as many young children in institutional care than in foster care, to lead the path for reuniting these chi...

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