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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...or other diseases that may stop tau from initially changing its chemical shape. One design for a therapeutic d...maging (MRI) to examine brain structure, including changing volumes in white matter and hints of vascular damage; MR spectroscopy to assess chemical processing;...

Sporty Spice Fears That She Might Never Get Pregnant

...eing a member of a successful girl band was a life changing experience. Mel C added that she was living-off adrenaline and did not bother to take care of herself. It took me a long time to recover from the whole experience that was the Spice Girls. It was such a huge, life-changing event and a crazy time....

Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile

...ed that only four demonstrated any real success in changing the way kids eat or any promise as a weapon against the growing epidemic of childhood obesity. No difference in the amount of fruits and vegetables eaten by kids participating in the program and those who weren't. Teachers who spent more hours on ...

Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool

... Maryland, says two other factors have been big in changing opinion in the United States. 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 Katrina was seen by many Americans as proof of climate change, e...

Snack Foods Fortified With Fiber

...th ways to add fiber to the foods we love without changing what we like about our favorite snacks. Sajid Alavi is an assistant professor of grain science and industry at K-State's College of Agriculture. His expertise is in extrusion processing, which is used to make products from cheese puffs to pet food....

Now, Fibre-enriched Tasty Snacks in the Making

...ith ways to add fibre to the foods we love without changing what we like about our favourite snacks . Sajid Alavi is an assistant professor of grain science and industry at K-State's College of Agriculture. His expertise is in extrusion processing, which is used to make products from cheese puffs to pet ...

Women are the Real Bosses at Home

...n exert some power. Whether or not it's because of changing societal roles, we don't know. But they are, at least, taking responsibility and power in these relationships. So, at least for relatively satisfied couples, women are able to take some responsibility and are able to exert some power-but it's hard fo...

Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids

...ent like no other because it's largely targeted at changing habits learned in childhood. The project is called "Shape Up", and it began in 2003 under the direction of nutritionist Christina Economos of Tufts University. It encompasses everything from encouraging people to walk instead of drive to persuading...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

...DNA and proteins, ultimately causing cell death or changing the functionality of these macro-molecules. Other problems caused by equine obesity are heat stress, increased bone, tendon, and joint injuries, and reduced performance levels. After surveying the academic literature, the researchers discovered t...

Experts Propose New Criteria for Alzheimer's Diagnosis

...the many drugs in development that are directed at changing pathogenesis," say the authors, whose proposal is put forward in a Position Paper published in The Lancet Neurology. The researchers, however, admit that validation studies are required to advance the new criteria and optimise their sensitivity, s...

Polyclinics Could Threaten NHS Services, Warns BMA

...London Regional Council, said: There is a case for changing how some services are provided in London but doctors fear that some of these proposals may not be in the best interests of patients. The concept of care closer to patients homes may sound appealing but polyclinics have the potential to destabilise an...

Tobacco Industry Promotes Antismoking Campaigns

... Risk Factor Surveillance System. Attitudes are changing as the public is becoming more aware about the dangers of smoking, secondhand smoke, and the deceptive practices of the industry, Ibrahim said. While the numbers offer some promise, more initiatives are needed to keep anti-smoking efforts alive.Its...

White House Hid, Minimized Health Reports: Ex-surgeon General

...alizing the voice of science for reasons driven by changing political winds." Carmona said he was also dissuaded from attending the Paralympics, because the games were linked to a family of leading Democrats with links to the Kennedy political dynasty. "I was specifically told by a senior person: 'Why wou...

Food Fortification With Folic Acid Does The Trick

...ncies from hospitals in seven provinces to observe changing rates of neural-tube defects between 1993 and 2002. A total of 2,446 subjects with such defects were recorded among 1.9 million births.Researchers discovered a 46 per cent overall reduction, and a 53 per cent reduction in spina bifida cases specifica...

Move To Ban Asbestos Welcomed

...export of asbestos is welcomed news and reflects a changing environment. "Obviously this is a very important part of a movement in Canada of public interests and social justice organizations to put the ban of asbestos or the asbestos issue on the political agenda, Sass was quoted."Up to now it has not been p...

Right Foods Could Improve Drug Effectiveness, Lower Drug Costs

... meal boosted levels by 325 percent. "Simply by changing the timing, taking this medication with a meal instead of on an empty stomach, we could potentially use 40 percent (or even less) of the drug. Since lapatinib costs about $2,900 a month, this could save each patient $1,740 or more a month, Ratain sai...

Value Meal Would Lower Drug Costs

...t meal boosted levels by 325 percent. "Simply by changing the timing, taking this medication with a meal instead of on an empty stomach, we could potentially use 40 percent (or even less) of the drug," said Ratain. "Since lapatinib costs about $2,900 a month, this could save each patient 1,740 dollars or mo...

Treat Every Patient as a Potential Organ Donor, British Health Official Says

...iam said. "I believe we can only do this through changing the legislation to an opt-out system with proper regulation and safeguards," he said. Under current laws, donors must explicitly "opt-in". Donaldson wants it reversed. Simply all patients would be presumed to have given their consent unless they sp...

Colitis More Common in Hospitalized Patients

...tly increased over time. The results document the changing nature of C. difficile colitis but do not offer ex...antly increased over time.The results document the changing nature of C. difficile colitis but do not offer explanations for the change, the authors note. The s...

Queensland Hospitals Reeling Under Norovirus Attack

...roughly wash their hands after using the toilet or changing nappies and before handling or eating food to avert the chance of infection....

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