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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...sma levels of AB40 either continued to increase or decline much slower than AB42. Drs. Graff-Radford, Younki...not have memory problems, people in mild cognitive decline and patients with the disease, to participate in what collectively is one of the biggest Alzheimer’s...

Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly

... may be at a higher risk of cognitive impairment-a decline in thinking, learning, and memory abilities-which... the beginning of the study, and with a more rapid decline in the memory of past experiences, memory of words and symbols, and perceptual speed. "Among older...

Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming

...ing water. Weather records show there has been no decline in rain and snowfall in the region but Environment Canada has reported that Arctic temperatures have been rising, and 2006 was the warmest year on record for that part of the Arctic. Some arctic ponds have drained when the permafrost melted beneath...

South Africa Notes Signs of First-ever Decline in HIV Infection Rates

...sts in Pretoria. "The report indicates that this decline is mainly amongst people under the age of 20 years...cation of the national HIV prevalence rate. "The decline in the under 20s, from 15.9 percent in 2005 to 13.7 percent in 2006, in particular, suggests a possi...

An Inconvenient Truth-Coal to Liquid

...fficiency equality will result from the continuing decline of available petroleum and the increased efficiency of coal-to-liquid fuel that results from researchers efforts, he says. Rodney Andrews, the centers acting director, says CAERs focus places the university among the leaders of researchers seeking ...

Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare

...ident George W. Bush who has suffered a disastrous decline in stature .It now turns out that literally too Americans have been growing shorter these days, falling behind the Europeans. The title of the study published by Benjamin Lauderdale at Princeton University and John Komlos at the University of Munic...

A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government

..." global oil production will begin an irreversible decline and less oil will be available with every passing year, scientists say. Energy experts no longer debate about whether Hubbert's peak will occur, but when. So now the focus is shifting from reliance on fossil fuels and foreign oil toward ...

Penguins Altered Diet When Humans Began Hunting Whales and Seals

...uced krill stocks and could be contributing to the decline in Adlie penguin populations on the Antarctic Peninsula. Their study, which is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, further says that between 1793 and 1807, an estimated 3.2 million seals were killed or captured from t...

Teens Seems to Be Smoking Less

...f 1999, where almost 28% teens used to smoke. The decline is "a step in the right direction," said Rob Cunni...igns" have helped, said Cunningham. This trend of decline is not just seen among the teens in Canada but also in different parts of the world. A study conduct...

Hormone Inhibitor in Prostate Cancer Treatment

...ficant, the authors say. The drug has produced PSA decline rates by greater than 50% in 60% of pre-docetaxel patients and 50% of post-docetaxel patients. These results are supported by evidence of tumour shrinkage on scans, drops in circulating tumor cell counts and improvements in symptoms. A Phase III tr...

MEN as Partners to MEND Maternal Health A World Population Day Initiative

...nd emergency care that has reflected in a tangible decline in maternal deaths. Success stories have been recorded in China, Cuba, Egypt, Honduras, Jamaica, and Sri Lanka due to improved midwife services that lowered the rate of maternal deaths by 50 % in 10 years. It has also been extremely encouraging to ...

Food Fortification With Folic Acid Does The Trick

...ore fortification took effect, showed the biggest decline in neural tube defects once the cereals were treat... reduction in spina bifida cases specifically. The decline in prevalence was most noticeable in the Atlantic Provinces, where neural-tube defects were historic...

Getting Old No Laughing Matter: US Study

... know that there are certain mental abilities that decline as we get older. Our memory at 80 is probably not going to be as good as our memory when we're 20. "Given that, how does that fit in with how well people understand humor? Humor is a higher order mental process," she added. The study builds on ea...

Textile City Tirupur in Tamil Nadu Tops in Pollution Generation

...land along the Noyyal River. It has also brought a decline in the yield of crops like turmeric and bananas. Moreover, the discharge of effluents has contaminated groundwater along the river. The Tamil Nadu farmers have incurred huge looses due to contaminated water. Now, the Tamil Nadu Farmers' Associati...

Memory Problem in Older Women Lead to Restless Nights

... loss are more likely than women without cognitive decline to have problems falling asleep and staying aslee...arly 25 percent of women who experienced cognitive decline were twice as likely as women without memory problems to experience sleep disturbances. For women ...

Virginity Rules-Meant To Be Broken?

...bout 1991. Texas, however, has seen the smallest decline despite receiving almost $17 million in the name of virginity. And, no state has more to lose in this battle than Texas, which draws more abstinence money than any other. Very common here are billboards showing teens declaring slogans like: No is ...

Disquieting Slow Down in Heart Disease Deaths Among Under 55s

...ng women over the two decades. The average annual decline in heart deaths steadily increased every decade to...o be levelling off. For 35 to 44 year old men the decline in death rates was 35%, and for those aged 45 to 54 it was 47%.And between 2000 and 2004, there was ...

PETA Hails McCartney for Boycotting Animal-testing Charities

... in 1998, recently revealed that he is planning to decline financial support to organisations that practice vivisection. McCartney said that he took the decision after discovering that a number of charities close to his heart promote the practice. "When Linda died I said I would support cancer charities....

Manic Depression Linked With Shrinking Brain

...tiple episodes of illness and is associated with a decline in some areas of mental ability," McIntosh said....

Pediatric Use of ADHD Drug may Affect Developing Brain

...s, and discovered that Ritalin use was linked to a decline in weight. In the "elevated-plus maze" and "open field" tests, rats examined in adulthood three months after discontinuing the drug displayed fewer signs of anxiety compared to untreated rodents. "That was a bit of a surprise because we thought a s...

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