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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...se. But several decades ago, the pace of discovery began to accelerate, says Ronald Petersen, M.D., Ph.D., ...s -- plaques, tangles or both -- researchers first began studying people who developed the disease early, before age 65. A breakthrough came when the gene th...

One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes

...eloped at an average age of 22.5, while dependence began at an average age of 21.9. It also showed that alcohol dependence was associated with disability, and as the dependence became more severe, the disability levels increased. "On average, respondents with alcohol dependence manifested less disabili...

Alcohol Abuse, Addiction Hits 3 of 10 Americans

...uring their lives. They found that alcohol abuse began on average at the age of 22.5 years, and dependence on average began earlier, at 21.9. But the average age at which people first got treatment for dependence was 29.8 ...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

... Not only were the stressed mice much fatter, they began to exhibit the metabolic and cardiovascular consequences of obesity, Kuo said. They had the glucose intolerance seen in diabetes, elevated blood pressure, inflammation in the blood vessels, and fat in their livers and muscles. Although we dont expe...

Designer Bag Launch Causes Shopping Chaos in Hong Kong

...on e-Bay for many time its retail price. Tempers began to fray on Friday morning when the shops refused to open their doors, apparently fearing chaos if they let the crowds in. Hundreds of people had braved Hong Kong's searing summer heat to queue overnight in the hope of snaring the fashion must-have ...

Overdose of Paracetamol was Dropped

...tal overdoses fell between 1995 and 2002, but then began to rise again. Over 100 products are available over the counter, sometimes containing relatively large amounts of acetaminophen. The authors suggest that lack of patient and physician awareness may account for at least part of the increase in accid...

Novel Light Weight Polymers Made Up of Carbon Nanotubes

...ence shielding. Once we reached this milestone, we began investigating ways to reduce the weight even further. Guptas team then added a foaming agent a chemical that creates air pockets to the material. The results astounded even the researchers; this extra step reduced the weight of the material by 50...

Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids

...ldhood. The project is called "Shape Up", and it began in 2003 under the direction of nutritionist Christ...w the programme's potential. When the programme began more than 40 percent of the children in Somerville already were classified as overweight or at risk ...

John Sundahl Publicly Announces His Romance With Britney

...ering alcoholic, said that his romance with Spears began after their meeting at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting in Los Angeles. He stressed that he knew Spears also loved him, and corroborated his claim by revealing how the singer helped him recover from bowel surgery recently. "When I was in the hos...

Bra-less Britneys New Affairs

...ering alcoholic, said that his romance with Spears began after their meeting at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting in Los Angeles. He stressed that he knew Spears also loved him, and corroborated his claim by revealing how the singer helped him recover from bowel surgery recently. "When I was in the hos...

Australian Injured as Spain Begins Annual Bullrunning Festival

...the cobblestoned street. The festival officially began Friday night with the lighting of the traditional chupinazo cracker by Pamplona's mayor. Organisers expect more than one million people, many of them from Britain. The bullrun has been criticised by international animal rights group PETA (People ...

Vegas Couples Hope Sevens Will Be Lucky Wedding Day

...ng. Starting at around 5:00 am Saturday, couples began marrying at the small chapels that have performed the ceremonies for decades. Larger resorts and hotels that frequently host weddings designed elaborate marketing campaigns to lure couples to their venues on this historic day. The Little Chapel o...

Cancer Patients in New South Wales to Receive Advanced Image Guided Radiation Therapy Treatments

... Institute (NCCI) Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie began providing radiotherapy treatment services for the first time in the North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia . Cancer patients in New South Wales now have access to state-of-the-art treatments as the latest in image-guided radiation therapy ...

Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

...t was either inadequate or misdirected, and famine began to bite. Fraser says the lessons of these disasters can be brought together into an analytical tool to help predict if an agricultural system -- the complex web that includes food growing, trade, storage and distribution, inputs and finance -- is a...

Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea

...rea that the national statistical office last year began monitoring the price of replacement driver service...le replacement drivers for female customers. Hur began working full time as a replacement driver after he went bankrupt and lost his house more than three ...

FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients

...rical engineer and computer scientist. (The two began the project in 2002, in a graduate robotics class ...ces for the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, which began last November. These devices generally do not take cues from electrical muscle activity, as the M...

Penguins Altered Diet When Humans Began Hunting Whales and Seals

...invertebrate animals) around the time that humans began hunting seals and whales, ancient eggshell fragments reveal. According to Steven Emslie of the University of North Carolina in Wilmington, and William Patterson of the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, it suggests that when humans removed k...

Teens Seems to Be Smoking Less

...Norwegian Directorate of Social Affairs and Health began the studies of teen smoking habits in 1975, when a... years. Declines in smoking rates fell as states began cutting funding for anti-smoking campaigns to offset budget deficits. Most worrisome to anti-smokin...

Advancement in Gene Associated With Colon Cancer

...ily history of colon cancer, especially cases that began when relatives were younger than age 50, should get genetic counseling and have colonoscopies or other screening tests starting earlier in life than age 50. Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers in the United States, and the good news is t...

Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial

... become mandatory until 1998, large food companies began voluntary fortification in 1996, first in the United States and later in Canada. Folic acid is the synthetic form of folate, a B vitamin that is essential for cell growth. After intestinal absorption, folic acid is converted to methyltetrahydrofol...

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