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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...n in the brain. Dr. Jack’s research has formed the basis of a $60 million, five-year grant, funded by a partnership of industry and the National Institute on Aging, to study these techniques nationwide, according to Dr. Petersen. Through these studies, Dr. Petersen hopes doctors will be able to provide an...

Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...onduct more extensive trials, which could form the basis of new clinical guidelines. Scientists said the rosehip remedy, called LitoZin, may in future help reduce spending by health-care services on expensive new rheumatoid arthritis drugs. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a painful and debilitating autoim...

Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women

...says. We hope that our study will provide a good basis for women to make a decision on whether or not to use CATs as compared with other available options. We are currently developing brief coping interventions that may be more appealing to people who do not want to use conventional one or one or group c...

Cognitive Test Takers and Score Variation

...er are likely to be more stable, offering a better basis for calibrating individual change. Before any procedural updates, Salthouse says, More will have to be learned about this phenomenon and the conditions under which it operates. Multiple assessments involve more time and expense but may be necessary...

Researchers Reveal Why Eyes See Things Changing Colour

... well in bright light conditions, and are also the basis of colour perception in our visual image. They say that it is the presence of multiple classes of cone cells, each with a different spectral sensitivity, which gives people the ability to discriminate colours....

Gene Variation Increases the Risk of Lung Cancer

...esearchers believe their findings will provide the basis for further lung cancer research as well as a model for examining the nature of inflammation in other types of cancer. While smoking is still the greatest risk factor, we still do not understand how other factors play a role, Engels said. A better ...

Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz

...ew members need to wash their clothes on a regular basis if possible, avoid sharing clothes, and in the gym: wipe down the equipment! The latest bug to hit the crew was viral gastroenteritis. Several crew member complained of vomiting for two to three days and noticed bowel movements. The physicians on b...

Inaccuracies in Cardiac PET-CT Scanning

...ly non-obstructive coronary atherosclerosis as the basis for intense, lifelong pharmacologic and lifestyle management, the publication states. PET-CT is a valuable tool in the detection and management of coronary artery disease, Gould said, and he hopes other cardiologists and their patients will insist ...

Napo Obtains Special Protocol Assessment Agreement From FDA for Crofelemer

...t will be prepared at that time that will form the basis of a subsequent New Drug Application (NDA) filing to FDA. Subjects who complete the efficacy part of the study will be allowed to continue into an open-label, five-month extension. The purpose of the extension is to provide additional safety and tole...

Brain Pathway for Depression Revealed

...ent and co-first author, searched for the cellular basis of these changes in circuitry. An obvious place to start, she said, was to look at the formation of new neurons in the hippocampus, a process that neuroscientists have suggested is at the root of how antidepressants work. What they found was that t...

Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse

...racy. But although petitioning for asylum on the basis of sexual orientation has become far easier since ...States who have possible grounds for asylum on the basis of sexual orientation are afraid to come forward or unaware that there is a one-year deadline to app...

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

...plants and animals were formally classified on the basis of their physical characteristicstheir morphology....ics, plants and animals are also classified on the basis of their gene sequences. These two areas of systematics often produced conflicting results, but as...

BioCryst Receives Special Protocol Assessment for Fodosine

... the pivotal trial is intended to form the primary basis of an efficacy claim in the planned new drug application (NDA) for oral Fodosine. The multicenter, multinational, open-label, single-arm, repeat-dose pivotal trial is expected to initiate enrollment during the third quarter of 2007. The trial will ...

Smoking Linked to Lower Parkinson's Disease Risk

...African-American participants. "The biochemical basis for possible preventative effects of smoking, or of a substance delivered through cigarette smoke, is not well understood, but animal studies have indicated two possible mechanisms: chemical or biochemical processes may exist by which substances cont...

Human Pain-controlling Molecule's Structure Identified

...uivalent was 10 percent similar and suggest on the basis of evolutionary theory that these similar parts of the molecule probably regulated pain in humans. "By looking at slime mould we were effectively able to turn the evolutionary clock back a billion years to see how a more primitive P2X molecule func...

Folicacid Reduces Congenital Malformations, If Added to Flour

...land Journal of Medicine. The neural tube is the basis of the embryos nervous system. Poor development of the neural tube, which is sometimes due to a lack of folic acid, can result in major health problems. Folic acid is found in green vegetables, fruit, whole grains, and meat. However, even a balance...

EPA to Improve Nanotechnology

...rage industry to provide the agency on a voluntary basis with scientific information about the risk management practices now used by manufacturers of existing nanomaterials. Starting the Stewardship program will be a positive step toward filling in some of the information gaps facing the agency. But ther...

Adding Folic Acid to Flour Lessens Congenital Malformations

...he 10 Canadian provinces from 1993 to 2002. On the basis of published results for red-cell folate levels, the study period was divided into prefortification and full-fortification periods. During the study period, a total of 2,446 children with neural-tube defects were recorded among 1.9 million births....

Human Trial for Universal Influenza Vaccine Underway

...aused the pandemics in the last century. On the basis of the M2-protein they developed a vaccine and successfully tested it on mice and other laboratory animals: the M2 vaccine provided total protection against A strains of flu, without side effects. Furthermore, this universal influenza vaccine is the ...

Millions of Births Still Go Unreported in India

...e delinquent laws all make their provisions on the basis of age, she said. "Children without proof of age in the form of a birth certificate could very likely find themselves without protection offered by these laws," she said. Plan India is engaged with the office of the registrar general, India and t...

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