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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...disrupt the normal functioning of the nerve cells, destroying the pathways along which packets of chemical “information” move. Memories cannot be stored or retrieved, and, eventually, the brain cannot control the body. Each year about 4.6 million more people develop Alzheimer’s worldwide, and that number is esc...

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

...ulf and digest pathogens. Instead of absorbing and destroying the TB bacteria, the macrophages become host cells where the germ hides out. In the same paper, the investigators said they had also identified a compound that could block the suspect protein, but they were concerned that by inhibiting this one pro...

M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens

...ng the debate from 'violent games are terrible and destroying society' to 'what types of game content might be harmful to what types of kids, in what situations. We need to take a fresh look at what types of rules or policies make sense," Olson added. The findings of the study were published in the July issu...

Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards

...goggles. "This anti-stress technique consists of destroying everything in order to feel liberated," explained Eduardo Aldan, a Spanish actor charged with selecting the edgy eight for the demolition job on Madrid's central Alcala boulevard. There were an initial 1,000 candidates -- which means there are plen...

Scientists Destroy Cancer Cells Using Electric Pulses

...omparison with the currently available methods for destroying tumours using heat or freezing, as these techniques may damage healthy tissue or leave malignant cells. The researchers said that IRE allowed them to adjust the electrical current and reliable kill the targeted cells. "The reliable killing of a...

Key Mechanism to Emergence of Strep Bacteria

... an enzyme that digests proteins and is capable of destroying cells and tissues thus allowing the bacteria to break out and spread through the body. Applying the pressure of natural selection, the human immune system normally would clear a localized infection. But in the case of the M1T1 strep clone, natural...

Group Therapy and Willpower can Help Smokers to Quit

...icted," said Karin Joder. In many cases this means destroying the illusions associated with the smoking habit. The counsellor has little time for nicotine substitutes such as patches, sprays and other medicines. These substances can reduce the craving and headaches, which usually occur as part of the nerve-...

Groundwater Levels Depleting Alarmingly in India

...wells has led to saline water ingress from the sea destroying prime agricultural land and sometime endangering the only available source of drinking water. In large parts of Delhi, saline water has crept close to the surface. Federal Water Resources Minister Saif-ud-din Soz told reporters in New Delhi that...

60% of Infertile Couples are Okay With Allowing Unused Embryos for Stem Cell Research

...earch than giving them to another couple or simply destroying them, possibly because they feel a responsibility to the embryos which actually precludes allowing them to develop into children to be reared by other people, or to be destroyed without benefit, Lyerly said. People undergoing fertility treatment may ...

Brain Tumor Drug in Frogs A New Report

... Natures very own magic bullet for recognising and destroying cancer cells. It is highly specific at hunting and destroying tumour cells, is easily synthesised in the laboratory and offers great hope as a therapeutic treatme...

Girls With Cancer Given Fertility Hope

...otherapy and radiotherapy can cause infertility by destroying the ovaries containing the lifetime stock of eggs or shorten a woman's fertile period. For the first time Israeli doctors have found eggs in ovarian tissue taken from girls as young as five - and say they will offer the treatment to girls aged thre...

Hemangioblasts Aiding Eye Damage Repair

... cells is controversial because many people oppose destroying the embryo or in effect, an unborn child.The U.S. Congress has passed several bills that would expand federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research but President George Bush vetoed one and has said he will veto any more.Yet, companies working...

Massive Wildfire Forces Evacuation of Hundreds of Home in Florida

...a-Florida border is burning thousands of acres and destroying smaller structures. There is no sign of its dying down. Between 250 and 500 homes west of U.S. 441 had to be evacuated for a second time when the fire line was breached, Florida Highway Patrol Lt. Michael Burroughs said. An additional 570 people w...

Chinese Take Fertility Drugs to Beat One Child Policy

...paying, but locals fought back by burning cars and destroying official buildings. Many Chinese would prefer to avoid this kind of confrontation with the state, which is still hugely powerful. That is why so many choose to take fertility drugs in the hope of a multiple pregnancy. If you have all your childre...

Dartmouth Professor Makes Case for Ethically Universal Stem Cell Lines

...sibility of deriving hESC lines in ways that avoid destroying living human embryos. The paper, published in the June 2007 issue of Nature Reviews Genetics, considers six current approaches: altered nuclear transfer, parthenogenesis, single-blastomere biopsy, somatic-cell dedifferentiation, the use of dead embry...

Scientists Spotted Out Tumor Vessel by Molecular Markers

...lusive for quite some time. A major strategy for destroying cancer cells has been to disrupt the growing blood vessels that support tumor growth. However, current vascular-targeted therapies may also damage normal growing blood vessels. This is a concern because the formation of new blood vessels, or angiogen...

A Milky Alternative to Alzheimer Drug

...ugs awaiting large scale testing against the brain destroying disease. The milkshake drug, called Ketasyn, is a new approach to treating dementia. It centers on latest research suggesting diabetic-like changes in brain cells' ability to use sugar for energy play a role in at least some forms of Alzheimer's. ...

Researchers Discovers DNA Repair as Key to Huntington's Disease

...dition that affects 30,000 Americans annually// by destroying their nervous system. Until now, no one knew how Huntington’s begins, only that it is incurable. "We showed that when single-strand breaks in DNA caused by oxidative lesions were repaired, the Huntington’s gene continued to add extra replacement se...

Climate Change Threatens Sundarbans and World Heritage Sites

...f sites inscribed for their outstanding beauty and destroying the habitat of rare wildlife species such as the snow leopard in the Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal. The report also examines the effects of climate change on the marine World Heritage sites. By 2100 AD, 70 percent of the world's deep-sea corals a...

Canadian University Students Vote Against Coca-Cola

...ly address the very grave issues in India that are destroying lives and livelihoods of thousands of people," Srivastava added. Source-IANS/M...

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