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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

... the Alzheimer’s research world quickly turned its attention to figuring out ways to disrupt AB production. Some researchers, such as Dr. Younkin, believed that in the brains of people who have Alzheimer’s, AB42 is deposited first, providing the initial toxic damage that leads to plaque formation, and then to ...

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

...world's carbon emissions. Live Earth will get huge attention in both. The biggest issue on the planet ever requires the biggest media event ever.' The seed was planted less than two years ago at the Beverly Hills Hotel in California, when Wall, a veteran concert producer, attended a slide show about global wa...

Acute Mountain Sickness may Lead to Pulmonary or Cerebral Edema

... AMS should be given by professionals with special attention to practical advice. This study is published in Journal of Travel Medicine....

Former US Vice President Al Gores Son Continues to Be Dogged by Drug Abuse Problem.

..., Xanax and Adderall, an amphetamine used to treat attention deficit disorder, Amormino said. "He didn't have a prescription for any of it," Amormino said. Gore was booked into Orange County Jail in Santa Ana on four charges, including possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and possession of the dru...

Exercising Significantly Enhances Quality of Life Among Elders

...eople aged 65 years and older who required medical attention for a fall within a month. Participants were assigned to one of the three fall prevention program groups, and the quality of life was then assessed according to the World Health Organization's Quality of Life guidelines, focusing on four domains; phy...

Inaccuracies in Cardiac PET-CT Scanning

...ng its severity but have to be done correctly with attention to technical details. For more information on the study, visit http: jnm.snmjournals.org...

Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring

...ead as congestion increases," he said. "But little attention has been paid to how they are used." "It's as if you handed a teenager a cell phone and said, 'make all the calls you like.' A lot of information gets transmitted, you might only be interested in a small amount of it, and you get a large phone bil...

No Flu Outbreak Here , West Australians Told

...rs after it advised parents to seek urgent medical attention in case their children showed signs of respiratory illness , the West Australian Health Department said there was nothing to panic about. The successive deaths of three Perth children younger than five past week - all killed within 24 hours of dev...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

...als, and veterinarians have recently focused their attention on fat dogs and cats . Now, a team of researchers in the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine (VMRCVM) and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) at Virginia Tech has determined that horses are also facing serious ...

Size and Position of Floral Anther Plays a Vital Role in Pollination

...nd unusual shapes because they want to attract the attention of pollinators and frugivores who will disperse their pollen and seed, thus guaranteeing the next generation. All of these characteristics--size, shape, placement, and timingmay be controlled by networks of genes as well as by regulatory sequences ...

Late Nights may Make Preteens Antisocial and Aggressive

...g the rules you lay down, or having problem paying attention , then the root cause could be the tendency he or ...its of antisocial behaviour such as rule breaking, attention problems, and conduct disorder. However, these antisocial traits were seen only in boys. "In girl...

Hospital Infection Affecting Patients in Scotland

...gton, Scotland's leading microbiologist, said more attention was also needed to ensure that only patients who needed antibiotics were receiving them to help tackle drug resistance. Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to step up efforts to combat HAI. She plans to introduce an MRSA screening programme for those going...

Nodal Status is the Best Predictor in Esophageal Cancer

...efore surgery over 5 years. They paid particular attention to the histomorphological responses of patients---changes in the structure and appearance of tissue samples when viewed under a microscope---in addition to assessing prognosis using the traditional TNM method of staging, which takes into account tumo...

This is Why DNA Has Its Famous Helix Shape

...ng to Marszalek, earlier studies have focused more attention on the chemical bonds between opposing bases, measuring their strength by "unzipping" the molecules' two strands,. Studies of intact DNA make it difficult for researchers to separate the stacking from the pairing forces. "To get around that proble...

Lindsay Lohan Out of Her Rehab Stint

...lot while she enjoyed the evening. "A lot of the attention was placed on Lindsay and she was smiling really enjoying the evening, the source said....

Surgical Repair of Athletic Hernia Speeds Return to Play

...gnosis. Sports hernias have received recent media attention because several high-profile athletes, including tight end L.J. Smith of the Philadelphia Eagles, have been diagnosed with the condition. Athletic hernia can occur in athletes who are not necessarily at the elite level and who play sports only recrea...

Lower Mortality Rates in Hospitals With Good Quality Care

...dation of the HQA efforts and suggests that paying attention to the quality measures matters. Because care varies from hospital to hospital, Jha says consumers should use publicly available data such as the HQAs when choosing a hospital, since getting treated at higher-performing hospitals can increase their ...

Value Meal Would Lower Drug Costs

...ologists Mark Ratain, MD, and Ezra Cohen, MD, call attention to the flip side of recent studies showing how certain foods can alter absorption or delay breakdown of precisely targeted anti-cancer drugs. Instead of seeing such studies as highlighting a dosing problem, Ratain and Cohen argue that results like ...

Kerala Ready to Invite WHO to Study Fever Outbreak

...e Kerala assembly. She was replying to a calling attention motion moved by opposition legislator N. Jayraj, who demanded that a comprehensive study on the disease, which has affected thousands, be undertaken because there were conflicting reports about the illness. So far 173 people have died in the outbre...

Reducing Smoking - Mixed Messages and Latest Findings

...at helping them to stop smoking completely. Little attention has been given to the idea of helping them reduce their use. This is partly for the fear of creating the false impression that reducing the number of cigarettes you smoke a day will lead to an equivalent reduction in a persons risk of smoking-relat...

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