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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...the 14th gene that has a statistically significant association with Alzheimer’s disease. In a January 2007 online issue of Nature Genetics, the researchers reported a new gene called SORL1 (sortilin-related receptor). They found that people who inherited certain variations of SORL1 appear to have an increased r...

Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly

... scored above average. Dr. Wilson says that the association between cognitive impairment and reduction in odour identification did not change even when it was considered that factors like stroke and smoking habits might have influenced the results. The researcher also said that the impaired odour identific...

UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics

...ack. There was no immediate corroboration of his association with Dr. Abdullah. But Mr. Maher described him as strongly opposed to the occupation of Iraq and to the rise of Shiite power in Iraq. Doctors and law-enforcement officials struggled to explain what might have drawn these men into violence. Theres...

EU Aims to Shake Up Wine Industry With Root-and-branch Reform

...ool reaction to the proposals, the CEEV wine trade association welcomed the reform. "If we wish to remain world leader, we need a market-oriented (approach) allowing the companies and the European wines to be more competitive both in the internal market and in the external markets," said CEEV head Lamberto Val...

Pediatricians Face Malpractice Crisis

... Physician Insurer Association of America, a trade association of medical malpractice insurance companies. Together, these companies insure approximately 60% of all private practicing physicians and surgeons in the United States. "While I don't want to minimize the horror of being sued, the numbers don't bear ...

Womens Mood Plays a Key Role in Infertility Treatment

... choice, said Dr. Newton. We found a significant association between womens mood states and their perceptions of the likelihood of a multiple pregnancy. Women estimated their chance of having a multiple pregnancy as lower when they were experiencing more negative moods. When asked to choose between SET and ...

Violence at Croatian Gay Pride March

...ouths. The leaders of the city's gay and lesbian association said they faced rejection, discrimination, job dismissals and physical assault in Croatia, whose population of 4.4 million is nearly 90 percent Roman Catholic. The Croatian parliament passed legislation giving limited recognition for same-sex union...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

...erinary Surgeons. This is primarily because of its association with problems such as insulin resistance and laminitis. In fact, it was a spike in pasture-associated laminitis cases that led Dr. Pleasant to grow curious and seek the collaboration of Dr. Thatcher, an internationally renowned veterinary nutrition...

Delay in Cancer Diagnosis for Children

...Second, some studies found that there was a strong association between older age and longer delays to diagnosis. Possible explanations for this significant observation, according to the authors, include more apparent clinical presentations in younger children or different screening practices depending on age. ...

Study Links Breast Cancer to Western Diet in Chinese Women

...versity, and Vanderbilt University. "We found an association between a western-style diet and breast cancer was pronounced in post-menopausal women, especially heavier women with estrogen receptor-positive tumors," she said. "Our study suggests the possibility that the 'meet-sweet' pattern interacts with obe...

Smoking Linked to Lower Parkinson's Disease Risk

...0 and 2004. They found that there is an inverse association between cigarette smoking and Parkinson's disease....Our analyses confirmed prior reports of an inverse association between cigarette smoking and Parkinson's disease similar in size to those reported in a recent meta...

Visual Impairment Linked to Greater Mortality Risk

...se findings also remain uncertain: whether such an association indicates that visual impairment, age-related eye disease or both are markers of aging and frailty or whether these ocular conditions accelerate aging, thus leading to relatively earlier death in older persons," they conclude. "If a direct or indi...

No Sex Education, Say Uttar Pradesh Teachers

...rking committee of the secondary schools teachers' association had met here Sunday evening. Members are unanimous...h the wishes of the government," Sharma said. The association proposes to issue a circular to all its members to oppose the entry of the books and teaching materi...

Study Links Breast Cancer to Western Diet in Chinese Women

...versity, and Vanderbilt University. "We found an association between a western-style diet and breast cancer was pronounced in post-menopausal women, especially heavier women with estrogen receptor-positive tumors," she said. "Our study suggests the possibility that the 'meet-sweet' pattern interacts with obe...

Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial

...is Laboratory, and colleagues analyze the temporal association between folic acid fortification and the rise in colorectal cancer rates, and present their resulting hypothesis in an article in the July issue of Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention. Nationwide fortification of enriched grains is generally...

Anti-malarial Drug may Help Reduce Risk of Diabetes in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

...ty of Pittsburgh, Pa., and colleagues examined the association between hydroxychloroquine therapy and risk of diabetes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. During the observation period, incident diagnoses of diabetes were reported by 54 patients who had taken hydroxychloroquine and by 171 patients who had ...

Understanding HIV Interference With Infected Cell Division

...r degradation. The researchers demonstrated that association of Vpr with this ubiquitinating complex, also called an E3 ubiquitin ligase complex, is essential for the defect in cell division induced by Vpr. Further characterization of this protein complex as well as the elucidation of the mechanism by which it...

Genes Play Major Role in Determining Individual's Sour Taste Perception

...ess. For any given candidate receptor, a strong association of genetic with perceptual variation would support the likelihood that the receptor detects sour taste. The findings, in conjunction with previous work on sweet, bitter, and umami (savoury) taste, suggest that people differ in how they perceive th...

Doctor Protests may Hinder Portugal's New Abortion Law

...in. According to a study published by Portugal's association for family planning, 18,000 Portuguese aborted illegally in 2005....

Haneefs Visa Revoked by Australia

...cter test if, among other things, he or she has an association with another person or group whom the minister sus...d formed a reasonable suspicion that Haneef had an association with those accused of carrying out the Glasgow bombing and had decided to cancel his visa. Normall...

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