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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...ical 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 symptoms of Alzheimer’s. In the process, th...

Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...onths, a pilot study showed. Experts now want to conduct more extensive trials, which could form the basis of new clinical guidelines. Scientists said the rosehip remedy, called LitoZin, may in future help reduce spending by health-care services on expensive new rheumatoid arthritis drugs. Rheumatoid a...

Australian Father Gets 15 Year Jail Term for Forcing Bestial Acts on His Daughters

...layton said he found it difficult to imagine worse conduct on the women than that committed by their father. "The young girls were humiliated and degraded," Judge Clayton told the court. "They have suffered emotionally since the time of the offending and will no doubt continue to suffer for the whole of ...

Malaysian Astronaut to Conduct Cancer Research in Space

...ce, reports said Wednesday. The astronaut would conduct research on cells, bacteria and the crystallisatio...al scientists the opportunity to study, design and conduct experiments in space," Abdul Rahman said, cited by the Bernama news agency. Zulkeffeli Mat Jusoh, ...

Snack Foods Fortified With Fiber

...hen worked with K-State's sensory analysis team to conduct taste tests. Subjects were offered vouchers for K-State's Call Hall ice cream in exchange for tasting and comparing the regular snacks and their bran-enriched counterparts. The snackers reported liking cookies and tortillas made with enriched bran,...

Now, Fibre-enriched Tasty Snacks in the Making

...hen worked with K-State's sensory analysis team to conduct taste tests. Subjects were offered vouchers for K-State's Call Hall ice cream in exchange for tasting and comparing the regular snacks and their bran-enriched counterparts. The snackers reported liking cookies and tortillas made with enriched bran,...

Sleep Disorder Leads to Road Accidents

...their information at home, allowing specialists to conduct a preliminary diagnosis and develop a database for follow up consultations. Hospitals and sleep centres will be equipped with the software for people without access to the internet at home. Dr Kerr said the benefits would include a reduction in the...

Novel Light Weight Polymers Made Up of Carbon Nanotubes

...tweight, stable and cheaper to produce, but cannot conduct electricity. So the goal, originally, was to take plastic and make it electrically conductive. After experimenting with adding metal powder to plastics without impacting the weight of the material significantly, Gupta turned to carbon nanotubes. Wi...

Scientists Identify New Genetic Mutation Behind Common Dementia

...cher added. The researchers are now planning to conduct a study to identify the modifying factors responsible for the severity of the disorder, and to identify the second gene responsible for dementia in the same family. "Another intriguing aspect in this Italian family is the variable age at onset, wh...

Late Nights may Make Preteens Antisocial and Aggressive

...our such as rule breaking, attention problems, and conduct disorder. However, these antisocial traits were seen only in boys. "In girls, eveningness is associated just with relational aggression. This is behaviour specifically meant to hurt another child's friendship, or feelings of isolation," said Susma...

Lasik Device To Correct Bifocal Vision Approved

...s close-up vision.The FDA has asked the company to conduct a study tracking 500 patients for six months after surgery, to check for potential visual disturbances that could limit activities or worsen a patient's quality of life. According to Daniel Shultz, director of the FDA's Center for Devices and Radio...

Bed Side Robot Gets You Home Back Faster

... and used a proprietary video conference system to conduct two-way communication with a remote console. During each session, the physician at the control station computer was able to drive the robot to the patients room, emulating an on-site experience. "We know from previous studies that patient satisfact...

Shed Off Your Shyness With a Nasal Spray!

...ts the Sun. The researchers are now planning to conduct large-scale trials of the spray. If the trials prove successful, the spray may be launched in the market in the next five years....

Study Shows Positive Results for Zestra(R) Feminine Arousal Fluid

... consumer products, Zestra Laboratories elected to conduct a Phase III-type FDA-quality study to further assess the product's safety and effectiveness," said Martin Crosby, Zestra's developer. "Our collaboration with the nation's leading medical and sexual health experts and our commitment to research demons...

Rounding Up Rodeo Injuries Helps in Prevention

...o service cowboys competing in athletic events and conduct research, with the idea of making the sport of rodeo safer for cowboys and finding more effective interventions to prevent serious injury. Media contact:Don McSwineyDirector Of CommunicationsUniversity of Calgary, Faculty of KinesiologyPhone: (403)...

Study Finds Genetic Link Between Smoking Addiction and Major Depression

...hat a persons genes, that are also associated with conduct disorder, is why some people with a history of dep...partly in a persons genes that are associated with conduct disorder, which is extreme rebellious behaviour of teens and children. My findings are an alternat...

FDA Approves First Artificial Cervical Disc

...er. As a condition of approval, the company will conduct a post-approval study over the next seven years to evaluate the longer term safety and effectiveness of the device. FDA will continue to monitor the device as part of the agency's overall effort to ensure that products remain safe and effective onc...

Rorting Health Practioners Busted

...and bonuses, the report said and recommended their conduct be monitored and the government introduce legislation that would allow them to be punished. A GP is deemed to have practiced inappropriately if they make 80 or more Medicare Benefit claims on each of 20 days in a 12-month period, unless exceptional...

China Closing in on US for Highest Number of Web-users

...ansformation, providing a new forum for Chinese to conduct business, seek romance, or discuss sensitive political or other issues considered officially taboo. But this has irked the country's control-conscious Communist rulers, who have witnessed the rise of a potent "citizen journalism" phenomenon in whic...

Katrina Evacuees Made To Remain In Toxic Air

...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 attracted harsh bipartisan criticism. Committee Chairman Henry Waxman, cal...

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(Date:10/2/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay ... -- Hospitals that pull out all the stops to ... saving lives, but the cost of such heroism is ... are about 5 percent better at saving elderly patients ... that operate with less intensity, said senior author Dr. ...
(Date:10/2/2014)... by scientists at The University of Nottingham could lead ... painkiller. , A drug resulting from the research, published ... offer new hope to sufferers of chronic pain conditions ... painkillers are currently available. , The work, led by ... Sciences, in collaboration with David Bates, Professor of Oncology ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... The peptide a small protein beta-amyloid is strongly associated ... unequivocal proof that this peptide is the causal agent ... main obstacle impeding such confirmation is that beta-amyloid is ... it aggregates, that is when it self-assembles to form ... with a single target, beta-amyloid alone, but with multiple ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... in the Journal of the American Medical Association ... with moderate or severe chronic knee pain, acupuncture did ... of Melbourne randomly assigned 282 patients (50 years or ... sham or pretend laser treatment. , Treatments were ... to laser and sham (inactive) laser acupuncture. , Researcher ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) will focus ... control systems which run, for example, manufacturing plants, ... network. , The research will help understand ... the systems behind our critical national infrastructure. ... Systems (RITICS), based at Imperial College London, is ...
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(Date:9/30/2014)... Mediterranean each year, but its deep-blue waters host ... 1,000 alien species, including fish, crustaceans, and algae ... activities. In the open-access journal Frontiers in ... analyzed data from a new information system developed ... introduction of alien species has changed the native ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have ... tissue using a method that uses the pixels in ... method known as mesh-free simulation. , The researchers, led ... engineering at the Jacobs School of Engineering at UC ... this method at the CompIMAGE,14 conference in Pittsburgh this ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... assessment conducted by the Ocean Health Index rates ... in overall health. In addition, for the first ... 15 ocean regions beyond national jurisdiction (high-seas areas) ... climate, safeguarding biodiversity and providing sustainable food sources. ... index, a partnership led by scientists from UC ...
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