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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...the brain can’t cope without tau.” Because of the connection between AB and tau loss, the Mayo Clinic researchers believe that if AB is treated before the onset of tau damage, progression of the disease can be prevented. “We also know that tau is responsible for neuronal death, so we also have been developing ...

New Oncogene for Brain Cancer

...d only with platelet-derived growth factor. This connection to Akt, the researchers note, makes the presence of IGFBP2 in blood serum a potential biomarker that would indicate an active role for Akt in a patients cancer and thus a role for Akt inhibitors in their treatment. The survival of the most advanced...

More Indian Doctors Questioned in Australia as UK Terror Plot Inquiry Widens

...f was detained at the request of British police in connection with the foiled bombings at Glasgow airport and outside a London nightclub five days ago. Federal Attorney-General Philip Ruddock said today several items had been taken by police for further examination, including mobile phones and laptop computer...

An Offbeat Suit With Electronic Monitor

... with communication technology only and a wireless connection enable users to access heart monitoring through a simple blue tooth or zigbee network, eliminating the need for expensive heart monitoring equipment to be placed in each garment. Smart garments in the future may be used for a range of other monitor...

An Electronic Shirt That Monitors Your Hearts Health

... with communication technology only and a wireless connection enables users to access heart monitoring through a simple blue tooth or zigbee network, eliminating the need for expensive heart monitoring equipment to be placed in each garment. He said smart garments in the future may be used for a range of othe...

Grandparents' Care Makes Grandchildren More Caring for Them

...ote that while the grandchildren felt an emotional connection to past experiences, grandparents need to feel that they are also helping their grandchildren in the present," remarked Dr. Even-Zohar. "The practical meaning of the research is that grown grandchildren can, and need to be involved in the ongoing c...

Researchers Find New Target for Anti-cancer Drugs

...er that depends on IL-6 but is not known to have a connection to the ras oncogene. If the results of this trial are positive, studies might begin in ras-dependent cancers. Counters group is actively pursuing the idea that such an antibody may inhibit pancreatic cancer growth in mouse models. If these results ar...

I Am a Muslim With Moderate Views, Haneef Tells Australian Police

...hammed Haneef, currently detained in Australia, in connection with the failed Glasgow bombing. On Tuesday the Indian External Affairs Ministry summoned Australia's high commissioner, John McCarthy, to express its concern over the treatment of Haneef. "The External Affairs Ministry has expressed its concern...

Meet the petroholic Boy of Kanpur

...nside the stand, targets the fuel tank or the hose connection and steals petrol. Junaid says that Sajid's petrol drinking capacity is yet unconfirmed but on many occasion his victims say the child may have drunk even two litres of petrol. He says: Various customers have told us that he has drunk one litre o...

Seven Children Ordered Removed from Squalid Home in Texas

...ater heater, holes in exterior walls and no proper connection to public sewer and water systems, according to the report. Moya was released on $17,500 bail Saturday. Judge Blair Cherry told Ramirez and Moya that the agency's goal is to reunite the family. Wednesday's ruling wasn't the first time Ramirez a...

Nemcova Turns Veggie to Save Fish

...n. "I became quite green... I have a very strong connection to nature," she said....

Centre Asks States to Conserve Water

...arge to Ground Water has taken several measures in connection with the management of ground water. A Water Congress will be held here on September 11, where some of the success stories on water management would be explained to the nation. The major disadvantage is that surface water is not being utilised op...

Al Gore's Son Charged With Possession of Controlled Substance

...session of marijuana, and a speeding infraction in connection with the pull over of his vehicle on July 4. A law enforcement source revealed on Friday that 140 Vicodin pills and "dozens" of other prescription drugs had been recovered from Albert Gore Thirds car. If convicted on all the charges levelled ag...

Wine Woos World as Trade Fair Opens

...sparkling wine as "Andre Champagne" when it has no connection to the actual region. This year the Club des Marques has been abolished for a new area and barriers to inclusion are now longer allowed. In the new exclusive area -- entry fees start at 48,000 euros -- Gallo will finally take its place alongside 12...

World Epilepsy Week - 2007

...est of the weirdest, utterly beyond words." The connection between seizures and the genius trait is more than a mere coincidence. Some have felt that epilepsy may be connected to having an unusual giftedness. Some scientists have however discredited this "epilepsy and genius" connection. Dr. Jerome Engel, P...

Rare Womens Lung Disease May Yield Insights Into Common Diseases

...lls. Her tireless efforts have shed light on the connection between two diseases, provided understanding of the underlying mechanisms and hopefully will one day lead to a cure. By studying LAM we hope to develop treatments to eradicate LAM cells, and also learn more about how hormones cause abnormal cells to ...

'Hi, can You Hear Me? I'm at 30,000 Feet'

...rs does not promote respectful phone use, then the connection price is likely to compel all but the wealthiest travellers to make calls with moderation. Lake believes the average price will be about 2.50 dollars (1.9 euros) per minute for calls and about 50 cents per SMS message. The revenue will be split thr...

Desert Droughts Shorten Mountain Snow Cover, Reveals Study

... cause it to melt earlier, researchers said. The connection between dust and lower snow reflectance is already established, but the amount of impact measured and modelled in this system stunned us, said Tom Painter from the University of Colorado at Boulders National Snow and Ice Data Centre, who led the stud...

Boffins a Step Closer to Solving Puzzle of Lou Gehrig's Disease

... mutant forms of this enzyme to study, but with no connection to disease," she added.. Valentine and Bertini have just published an authoritative new textbook called "Biological Inorganic Chemistry: Structure and Reactivity," with co-authors Harry Gray at the California Institute of Technology and the late Ed...

Teenage Birthrate Declining in US Both Abstinence and Awareness Called for to Maintain the Trend

... there's more to it. He speculates that there is a connection between the declining black teen birthrate and the increased educational efforts -- primarily through after school programs and community centers -- in underserved urban communities. Many of those programs, he says, wisely take an integrated and holi...

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