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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...are. Ratios predict risk Dr. Younkin joined a core group of researchers and physicians at Mayo Clinic already collaborating to study the basic biology of the disease and methods of caring for patients who have the disorder. Based on the knowledge that Alzheimer’s is a disease of tau tangles as well a...

Genaera Discontinues Lomucin in Cystic Fibrosis Studies

...tegy and committed to focus our efforts on our two core assets, trodusquemine (MSI-1436) for obesity and t...mpact of the drug, and move forward focused on our core programs," stated Michael J. Gast, M.D., Ph.D., Executive Vice President of Clinical Research and De...

Global Warming Threatens Tibet

... the damage to the road on the Plateau. As the icy core of the earth melts, the road subsides. Over the past 40 years, water losses due to global warming and vaporization have reduced water volume in the earth in this region and the grassland is drying out. According to Li and his colleagues, 15 perc...

Experts Propose New Criteria for Alzheimer's Diagnosis

...y. "These new criteria are centred on a clinical core of early and significant episodic memory impairment...the timeliness of these criteria is highlighted by the many drugs in development that are directed at changing pathogenesis," say the authors, whose proposal is put forward in a Position Paper pub...

Cocaine Exposure can Alter Neuronal Development in Zebrafish

...BUSM. Thus the circadian system might be at the core of the developmental effects of cocaine and their inter-individual variability, she added. According to Zhdanova, circadian factors, including melatonin, could provide new therapeutic strategies to counteract the developmental effects of prenatal ...

Newborn Screening Tests for Babies

...hat required screening for at least 21 of these 29 core conditions. As a result of four years of intensive...achusetts requires screening for only 12 of the 29 core conditions. Nationwide, a discouraging 6.1 percent of babies are born in states that required scre...

Strategies for the Summer

...It happens when the body is unable to regulate its core temperature, the body temperature rises rapidly, the sweating mechanism fails and the body is unable to cool down. It is most common in infants, older people, outdoor workers physically exerting themselves in the heat, and those who are unable to lea...

All Babies in Massachusetts Should Be Screened for Life-Threatening Disorders

...achusetts requires screening for only 12 of the 29 core conditions. The March of Dimes endorsed the 2004...hat required screening for at least 21 of these 29 core conditions. As a result of four years of intensive advocacy efforts by March of Dimes chapters and t...

Surgical Repair of Athletic Hernia Speeds Return to Play

...ulation and motion and works toward resistance and core muscle building while later progressing to speed and functional activities. The hope is that this program can facilitate a faster rehabilitation and return to sport. The three main groups of athletes who develop athletic hernias are hockey, soccer a...

UK Hospitals Failing Hygiene Standards

...are Commission said 40% of trusts were meeting all core standards. This was up from 34% last year. In total there are 24 core NHS standards, covering everything from clinical effectivness to governance. England's 394 trusts se...

Poor Health Practices Plague Rajasthan Tribal Women

...cines in these villages. According to the NGO, the core reason behind this is that people have many misconceptions about immunisation. The traditional health care system of the region also does not allow early initiation of breastfeeding and exclusive breastfeeding for six months, which is compulsory fo...

Emergency Department Guidelines to Improve Quality Patient Care

... based on their performance.The scorecards include core measures from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and CPQE guidelines. The goal is to make physicians better, because if they find themselves below the mean for procedural complications, such as with inserting...

Too Much of Acidic Foods can Cause Permanent Damage to Teeth

...ing dentin, (which is the tissue that makes up the core of each tooth), becomes exposed causing the teeth to look yellow. To prevent tooth erosion, Dr. Bartlett advises patients who eat or drink an acidic food or beverage to wait at least 20 minutes before brushing the teeth so as not to destroy the wea...

India Records Substantial Decline in Polio Cases

...ccording to Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss, the core districts of western Uttar Pradesh, where the alarming polio outbreak occurred last year, have not had a single case of P-1 virus for the last six months - the longest period so far. 'Though the type 3 polio virus cases are up slightly, they remai...

Living With Stress

...urban malaise. Stress through the ages At the core of all survival lies a series of confrontation with stress and adaptations to live with it. Homo sapiens , today, is an evolved species. Can you fathom how much stress our predecessors should have endured? Or, for that matter, the ancestors of ev...

Better Resources Needed To Control Hospital Infections

...acilities with infection control principles at the core of their design, not just added as an afterthought.'...

Water Quality At Western Yamuna Canal Meets The Desired Water Quality Standards

...nd Sonepat upstream once a month for the laid down core parameters. The monitoring results are being submitted by PCRI to the Ministry of Environment and Forests on a regular basis. To abate pollution in the river Yamuna, Yamuna Action Plan (YAP) Phase-I has been implemented at an estimated cost of Rs....

Dabur India Q4 Profit Surges 31%

...dic products. Riding on strong growth across its core categories, Dabur India Ltd recorded a 30.8 per cent increase in net profit during the fourth quarter of 2006-07 to Rs 65.70 crore as against Rs 50.22 crore in the corresponding quarter of the previous fiscal. Its turnover for the quarter stood at Rs...

Nurturing Our Nurses for Healthcare Par Excellence

...hese neatly uniformed professionals. They form the core of healthcare services and are the channel of communication between the hospital, doctors and patients. They ensure the physicians' directives are followed without dilution or alteration, so that patient outcomes move in the positive direction. Their...

Benetton Perfumes Add Fragrance to Sweaty Summers

...rce of inspiration for many ideas connected to its core universe of fashion and colour. These fragrances are in sync with the philosophy," Patrick Mallek, export director of United Colors of Benetton, said while launching the new perfumes here late Thursday. "Perfumes are a part of India's tradition and...

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