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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...nds of people. However, Dr. Golde and his clinical colleagues share a common goal: to eventually conduct cost-effective prevention trials. Restoring memory via tau Mayo Clinic researchers also are working to prevent additional damage from occurring and to repair existing lesions in people who already have s...

Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient

...with metastatic testicular cancer. Dr. Einhorn and colleagues demonstrated that the disease is potentially curable with a high dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplant using cells harvested from the patient before the initial chemotherapy infusion. The patients received carboplatin chemotherapy at five time...

Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study

...and and lead author of the paper. So Pieters and colleagues decided to examine the chemical structure of the PknG molecule and the compound that inhibits it in atomic resolution, using a technique called X-ray crystallography. They found that the compound acted on a segment of the protein that is unique to ...

Those Who Cure can Kill Dire Prophesy of the doctors Plot

...d the Sydney Morning Herald. Gold Coast Hospital colleagues of Haneef said the junior doctor was anxious to fly home on Monday, claiming his wife had just given birth to his child in India. Haneef reportedly told hospital staff he would be gone for seven to 10 days, but it has been revealed he did not have ...

Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly

... suggests a study. Dr. Robert S. Wilson and his colleagues at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, studied 589 older adults, who did not have cognitive impairment in 1997. The participants, having an average age of 79.9 years, were exposed to 12 familiar odours. The participants were asked to match ea...

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

...and economic costs. Dr. Deborah S. Hasin and her colleagues analysed data from face-to-face interviews conducted between 2001 and 2002 with 43,093 adults selected to represent the national population. The interviewees were asked questions about all symptoms of alcohol abuse and dependence. They were also diag...

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

...rom the Columbia University Medical Center and her colleagues analyzed the data from face to face interviews with a representative cross section of the American population.The survey results published in the current issue of the Archives of general Psychiatry indicate many of those persons never received treatm...

Humans are Gobbling Up a Quarter of Nature's Resources, Reveals Study

...l land use in 161 countries, Helmut Haberl and his colleagues found that increasing consumption of resources by humans was leading to a gradual depletion of species and habitats. By comparing carbon consumption through human activity with the amount of carbon consumed overall, the team found that humans were ...

Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

...Harvard Medical School, who wrote the article with colleagues at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. The ultimate goal of reliable and minimally invasive biopsy of peripheral lung lesions new appears feasible. The results of the prospective, randomized and multicenter trial were reported in the first iss...

Alternative Splicing in Neuronal Development

...uly 1st issue of G&D, Dr. Douglas Black (UCLA) and colleagues detail how alternative splicing is reprogrammed du...its function has remained elusive. Dr. Black and colleagues now show that a switch in expression between PTB and nPTB induces changes in a large number of alter...

Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure

...ate the lowest amounts, according to Ding E L. and colleagues from Department of Epidemiology at Harvard University School of Public Health. Previous studies have shown high consumption of cocoa-rich foods such as dark chocolate can lower blood pressure and researchers believe that is due probably to the actio...

Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine Trials

...king tumor cells. In their review Schlom and his colleagues looked at two cell-based vaccines, Sipuleucel-T (Provenge) and GVAX, as well as three trials using an engineered pox-virus vector. While this review article focuses on prostate cancer vaccines, the researchers consider these trials as exam-ples of on...

Reduction in Antidepressant Leads to Suicidal Risks

...idepressants. Benji T. Kurian, M.D., M.P.H., and colleagues at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn., examined monthly antidepressant prescription data among patients age 2 to 17 years covered by the TennCare expanded Medicare program. The study included the 45 months from Jan. 1, 2002, t...

People With Higher IQs are More Patient in Financial Matters

...k, sums the results up. In conjunction with his colleagues Dr. Thomas Dohmen, Dr. Uwe Sunde and Dr. David Huffman at the IZA, Professor Falk was able to prove that the link between patience and cognitive abilities is even valid if the income factor is taken into account. "What's more, according to our ana...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

...rising in Washington too, where Nunez's Democratic colleagues gained control of Congress in November. The speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, has pulled together a raft of different measures, being considered by 11 different congressional committees, under the banner of "energy independence...

New Oncogene for Brain Cancer

... beyond this biomarker status. Zhang, Fuller and colleagues employed a viral gene transfer delivery agent known as RCAS, which is loaded with the gene, or genes, of interest and injected into the mouse brain. The viral particles infect only glial cells, where the genes are expressed. This system allows the ...

Use of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Canada Lags Behind U.S

...n that in the United States. Dr. David Birnie and colleagues from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute report that, between 1995 and 2003, the use of implantable cardioverter defibrillators in adults who survived a cardiac arrest increased from 5.4% to 26.7% in Canada; in the US, the rate went up from 9.7%...

Aboriginal People Less Likely to Use Methadone Therapy

...treatment of their addiction. Dr. Evan Wood and colleagues evaluated factors associated with use of methadone maintenance therapy among 1603 injection drug users from May 1996 to November 2005. At enrolment, 12.4% of Aboriginal participants used methadone, compared with 21.2% of non-Aboriginal participants. ...

Skin Cancer can Be Triggered by P53 Mutation

...these two studies, Dennis Roop, Carlos Caulin, and colleagues from Baylor College of Medicine, set out to determ... new JCI studies, Robert Nibbs, Gerard Graham, and colleagues from Glasgow University show that the chemokine receptor D6 acts to sequester inflammatory molecules...

New Asthma Gene Identified

...en, scientists from the University of Michigan and colleagues from London, France and Germany found genetic mark...nment jigsaw that makes up the disease. We and our colleagues are currently preparing even bigger studies to find other genes of smaller effect and to relate thes...

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