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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...reported in 2005 in Science. “These tau findings changed our ideas about what the potential for recovery is in Alzheimer’s, but also about what is causing memory loss in the patients in the first place,” Dr. Hutton says. “Our mice lost between 30 percent and 50 percent of the neurons in the parts of the br...

UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage

... the Earth's weather systems from greenhouse gases changed rainfall patterns, powered up storms and increased the risk of drought, flooding and water stress....

Embryo Protection Law in Germany

...not protect the embryo either. The law needs to be changed urgently to reflect the current state of the art. It is far worse to kill embryos after they have implanted in a womans womb, than it is to take embryos before implantation, when they are no more than a collection of cells, freeze any surplus embry...

New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down

...is a big problem for New York City. And we had not changed our noise code for over 30 years," Ailen Bronzaft, a researcher on the effects of noise on humans who helped the city develop the new code, told AFP. Bronzaft has advised four mayors including Michael Bloomberg, who pushed for the new regulations a...

Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool

...era of former US president Ronald Reagan. Things changed in 1988, a summer of record heat and droughts in t... One is former US vice president Al Gore who "has changed elite opinion" with his docu-movie "An Inconvenient Truth", said Weart. And in 2005, Hurricane Kat...

Australian Patients Who Received Vitamin Injection Infected With Hepatitis C

...or," Meagher said. "Practices at the clinic have changed and will be subject to ongoing infection control reviews by NSW Health." Hepatitis C, for which there is no vaccine, can cause liver damage, including cirrhosis and liver failure. Three women who received vitamin injections were detected in March...

Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids

...ycles. "There has really been a mindset that has changed toward active living, eating smart, playing hard," Curtatone said....

Cocaine Exposure can Alter Neuronal Development in Zebrafish

... the neuronal development in zebrafish and acutely changed embryonic expression of genes regulating growth, neurotransmission and circadian system. Moreover, we found that the effects of the cocaine exposure were dependent on time of exposure, being more robust in the day, and were blocked or attenuated by...

'Rehab Changed by Life' Says Lindsay Lohan

...t she had to check into rehab to be 'happy'. "It changed my life. I didn't have a good grip on it and I needed to get my s*** together. I was going out too much and I had too much pressure on my shoulders," the Sun quoted her, as saying. "I was not that happy and I needed to go to that place to be happy,...

Cell Toxin Inhibits Survival Protein in Cancer Cells

...cell. By over expressing this protein, the cell is changed in some interesting ways. It creates a situation where the cell becomes dependent upon the protein, he said. Cancers can become addicted to certain proteins, so just by over expressing the protein the cell changes so that it cant live without that ...

Plants Respond to Changing Environment

...e proteins to interact, flowering plants have also changed the range of genes that are turned on and off in response to these proteins. This work was supported by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council. Contacts Andy Chapple, Assistant Press Officer John Innes Centre Tel +44 (0)1603 251...

Kate Moss Takes Refuge With Pal After Break-up With Doherty

...ed a source, as saying. Earlier this month, Kate changed the locks on her North London home and called a removal van to chuck out Doherty's possessions, including art work and instruments....

Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say

...s an accident. She said Lawrence General has since changed its policy to allow some psychiatric patients to keep on their clothes and instead be frisked and scanned with a hand-held metal detector. Paul Dreyer, director of the state Division of Health Care Quality, said "a culture change" is needed; he is ...

Hepatitis Day of Reckoning for a Happening Virus

...ailments that could endanger life. Many lives have changed beyond repair due to the disease - The World Hepatitis Day is a reality check of the world status in the treatment of this disease. The distinct categories of Hepatitis are A, B and C of which Hepatitis B is particularly virulent. In India alone, ...

US FDA may Be Asked to Monitor Toxic Levels of Cigarettes

... are a very complex product and have traditionally changed with time as manufacturers tinker with them. "One problem from a scientific standpoint is the product changes so often but the health effects are long-term. The cigarettes people are smoking today aren't the cigarettes of 10 years ago," Ashley sai...

Sexual Abuse Payout Re-opens Old Wounds

...ettlement called recently to tell her his life had changed dramatically for the better since he received his settlement. Others, she said, have more complicated feelings. "They feel 'maybe I was prostituted for this,' " she said. Or they feel as if the church "bought silence." Ann Hagen Webb, a Boston p...

EU Drug Regulator Highlights Depression Danger of Weight-loss Pill

...ker in the world, announced afterwards that it had changed its labelling to take into account the EMEA's comments. The recommendation from the EMEA will be sent to doctors prescribing drugs in the countries where the drug in being sold....

Katrina Evacuees Made To Remain In Toxic Air

...se Oversight and Government Reform Committee, FEMA changed track and said it has asked federal health officials to help conduct a new assessment of conditions in trailers under prolonged use. But revelation of the agency's earlier posture in documents withheld by FEMA until Congress subpoenaed them attract...

Pregnant Women's Contest to Curb Infant Mortality

... childbirth or within a few months but things have changed now. We are organising such competitions every two months and giving women prizes like utensils and plastic cycles for their ready use," said Babita, another community leader. The slum dwellers say the Urban Health Resource Centre (UHRC), a volunta...

Purdue Pharma Agrees to Pay $600 Million Fine for Misbranding Oxycontin

...ments by numerous people who said their lives were changed forever by the addiction potential of OxyContin, a trade name for a long-acting form of the painkiller oxycodone. OxyContin is a powerful, long-acting narcotic that provides relief of serious pain for up to 12 hours. Initially, Purdue Pharma co...

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