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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...f developing Alzheimer’s, even if by just a little bit here and there. “In the world of complex genetics, this is a very exciting time,” Dr. Younkin says. He is part of a team of scientists from four institutions who just reported locating the 14th gene that has a statistically significant association w...

Daily Dose of Dark Chocolate Helps the Heart: Study

Eating a little bit of dark chocolate every day can reduce blood pressure without causing weight gain or other side effects , according to a study published Tuesday in the United States. Previous research has shown that eating chocolate can lower blood pressure, but d...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...burns, it leaves no trace in the air, except for a bit of water vapor. The hydrogen filling station at Forus, the first in Norway, was opened last August and will be joined by a further four on the main road that hugs the country's southern coast. Eventually these stations will form a 360-mile long "hy...

Bra-less Britneys New Affairs

...ve. Britney has this habit of revealing herself bit by bit. With her new single status the pop diva has been having a ball in the public and not too long back she was snapped flashing her crotch. This time in LA she was snapped wearing a lacy top - sans bra. The Sun newspaper reports that Britney s...

Radical Change in the Lifestyle Might Bring a Greener Future for Brits

... we are saying is that we need a huge programme, a bit like the US space project in the Sixties. When that was launched it was known to be a huge target, but the driving force to make it work was there. We think that zero carbon Britain can do that again - it can give us a positive future. It is a politi...

Brits Need to Change Lifestyle to Have a Greener Future: Report

... we are saying is that we need a huge programme, a bit like the US space project in the Sixties. When that was launched it was known to be a huge target, but the driving force to make it work was there. We think that zero carbon Britain can do that again - it can give us a positive future. It is a politi...

FDAs Gesture for Firm Manufacturing Drug for Cushings Syndrome

...nts suffering from Cushings Syndrome can breathe a bit easily now. The US drug manufacturers Corcept Therapeutics has received orphan drug status for its Corlux from the Food and Drug Administration (F.D.A.). Cushing's Syndrome is a disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high l...

Dengue Deaths in Cambodia This Year Exceed 2006 Toll

...isease is continuing to spread, but it is a little bit better than before," he told AFP, adding that Siem Reap province, home to the Angkor temples, a tourist drawcard, was the worst affected. Medical staff have been sent to the countryside to reinforce poorly equipped and staffed rural clinics. But ...

Sex Survey Reveals That Most People Want Sex Thrice a Week

...ounterparts desired for females to take the lead a bit more often. Half of British women quizzed during the survey conducted by Cosmopolitan magazine also said that men with a good sense of humour turned them on, while 80 per cent said that they would snub a bloke with bad manners. Seventy per cen...

War Stimulates Research Blitz in Prosthetics Industry

...ny's founder and namesake "was considered a little bit like the Henry Ford of the prosthetic industry" for mass-producing devices for World War I veterans, said Brad Ruhl, vice president of sales at the company's North American headquarters in Minneapolis. The privately held firm now has annual sales of ...

Scorpion Venom may Help Treat Cancer

...pound makes it easier for surgeons to remove every bit of cancer without damaging the surrounding healthy tissue. This is especially important in the brain, where 80 percent of recurring malignant tumours appear at the edges of the surgical site. The paint marks out tumours with at least 500 times more...

Male Circumcision can Cut HIV Infection, Studies Show

...Africa men are requesting circumcision, which is a bit of a worry, as they may think they're protected and they're not," Cooper said. "It merely reduces the risk, you still have to use condoms, men can't think 'that's all I need to do, I can now have unsafe sex'." The clinical reason for circumcision...

Big B Teams Up With Sienna Miller for Global Warming Campaign

...ar, in Mumbai on July 17 and spoke about doing his bit to protect the earth. The Bollywood icon had earlier announced that the Indian International Film Academy (IIFA), of which he's a leading member, will collaborate with Global Cool, an organisation that spreads awareness about global warming. "Car...

Sensible Diet, Exercise and Weight Control Increases Longevity

...orris F. White said that the finding had come as a bit of a shock for the researchers. The idea that insulin reduces lifespan is difficult to reconcile with decades of clinical practice and scientific investigation to treat diabetes, he said. In fact, based on our work on one of the insulin receptor ...

Asia Must Overcome HIV Stigma, Say Research Chiefs

...ich works primarily with men. "There was quite a bit of silence on them earlier." Indians with HIV are still often treated as social outcasts, with reports of doctors shunning AIDS patients and HIV-positive children being barred from attending school with other pupils. In Cambodia, one of the count...

Shakira Set for Kids' Charity Gigs

Pop/rock star Shakira will be doing her bit to help out kids in need by unveiling a campaign to raise 200 million dollars to combat juvenile malnutrition and hunger in Latin America. The 30-year-old has joined hands with ALAS Foundation (Latin America in Solidarity Action) and revealed her ...

Green Box Converts Car Fumes into Biofuel

Three friends in North Wales are trying their bit to solve the problem of carbon emission. They have...ed keen interest in the project and is doing every bit to help the three friends. "Based on the information, there is a clear reduction in emissions." "As ...

Sienna Sizzles in Wet T-shirt to Spread Global Warming Awareness

..., for the actress posed in a wet T-shirt to do her bit in spreading environmental awareness. The 25-year-old, who flew to India recently for a week-long promotional visit as part of her ambassador duties, gave the eye-catching shot for Global Cool, a climate change awareness organisation. The Factor...

Pregnant Women's Contest to Curb Infant Mortality

...een many women losing their kids after birth but a bit of awareness helped me and my kid stay healthy. I am telling everyone to go for regular checkups and deliver their babies in hospitals," Chaurasia said....

Pediatric Use of ADHD Drug may Affect Developing Brain

...xiety compared to untreated rodents. "That was a bit of a surprise because we thought a stimulant might cause the rats to behave in a more anxious manner," Dr. Milner says. The researchers also used high-tech methods to track changes in both the chemical neuroanatomy and structure of the treated rats...

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