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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...y reported in Nature Genetics that the “tau” mouse develops the same kind of neurofibrillary tangles seen in human dementia. In 2001, the Mayo Clinic team produced another new engineered mouse, the first to exhibit tangles as well as the two forms of plaque (AB40 and AB42). In the journal Science, Michael Hut...

Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim

...girls. Sufferers of Type 1 diabetes, which often develops in childhood or adolescence, need daily injections...a and even death. The type 2 form of the disease develops later in life and is associated with lifestyle factors such as obesity. Medical experts in the Uni...

Genetic Disease Causes hearing loss

...capsule that surrounds the inner ear mechanism and develops into bony tissue] by tumor, intralabyrinthine hemorrhage, and endolymphatic hydrops [recurrent vertigo accompanied by ringing in the ears and deafness]. Since significant audiovestibular dysfunction, including deafness, can occur suddenly in a manne...

Signalife Recorder Transmits Heart Rate Data From Champ Car Driver in Real-Time

...rate telemetry test and I am excited to see how it develops even further this season." In addition to safety, the Champ Car drivers benefit from the recorded ECG data as they can better tailor physical training and improve their fitness level for the race. Dr. Budimir Drakulic, Signalife CTO, stated: "We ar...

FDA Approves Phase I Clinical Trial of Topaz Pharmaceuticals' New Head Lice Treatment

...Technology Partners of Southeast Pennsylvania, who develops and markets pediatric medicines. The company expects to develop additional indications covering other parasitic insects affecting human health. Topaz Pharmaceuticals is developing a completely novel and kid friendly formulation of a naturally deriv...

School-based Sexual Abuse Prevention Programs

...abuse. The Seattle-based nonprofit organization develops classroom programs that focus on topics such as youth violence, child abuse and personal safety. Schools should be diligent to select programs known to be effective, she said. There are a proliferation of prevention programs around the country, som...

UK Reports Psychiatric Reactions to Weight-loss Drug Rimonabant

...it was now upgrading this warning. Any patient who develops depression while on the drug should stop the treatment, the EMEA said in its recommendation. An EMEA statement said that Accomplia has been authorised in the EU since June 2006 "for the treatment of obese or overweight adult patients". It noted a...

Kids Ability to Describe Past Event Develops With Time

...ound that kids ability to describe past incidences develops with age . The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Yael Orbach at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the University of Cambridge. As part of the study, researchers analyzed forensic interviews of 250,...

Genome Annotation by Mutation

...osomes] may be large enough to create a mouse that develops the cancer, so the new method makes it easier to breed mice with human cancers, Capecchi says. Jumping Genes Help Make More Mutant DNAWu and Capecchi improved their new method by using it in combination with a transposon or so-called jumping gene n...

Gene Study Throws Up New Targets for Leishmaniasis

...are important in determining which type of disease develops after infection, and the host genome plays a major role in clinical outcome." Another surprise was to find a small number of genes that have never been spotted before. Fellow investigator Chris Peacock described these novel genes as a "short cut" t...

Scientists Develop Insulin Pill

...th type 2 diabetes, the commoner type that usually develops in middle age, led by Cardiff University Professor David Owens. Dr Steve Luzio, another researcher at the university, is to present the results of the trial at the American Diabetes Association meeting in Chicago. Although the details of his pres...

Gene Therapy for Parkinsons Disease

... 80 percent of these cells are destroyed, a person develops the first symptoms of disease: tremors, slowed movement, muscle rigidity and problems with balance. The main medication used in Parkinson's is L-dopa, which replaces dopamine in cells that are still working normally. Over time, the cell death is so...

Questions Over Value of Glucose Monitoring for Non-insulin Using Diabetes Patients

... Non-insulin dependent (type 2) diabetes usually develops in people over 40, especially when the person is overweight. In most cases, insulin injections are not needed. Instead, a combination of dietary measures, weight reduction, and oral medication controls the condition. Self monitoring for type 2 diab...

Thrombosis Risk in Travel Lasting Over Four Hours is Higher: WHO

...is a condition in which a blood clot, or thrombus, develops in a deep vein - usually in the lower leg. Symptoms of DVT are principally pain, tenderness and swelling of the affected part. DVT can be detected through medical testing and can be treated. DVT can be life threatening when associated with thrombo-em...

Avicena to Advance Huntington's Disease Clinical Program into Phase III

...rd: AVGO), a late stage biotechnology company that develops central nervous system therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases, announced today the selection of the optimal dose of HD-02, its novel drug candidate for the treatment of Huntington's Disease. This dose was determined in an open-label dose esca...

INVEGA Receives Marketing Authorization In EU For Treatment Of Schizophrenia

...ldwide, it is estimated that 1 person in every 100 develops schizophrenia, one of the most serious types of me...our doctor immediately if the person being treated develops symptoms such as high fever; stiff muscles; shaking; confusion; sweating; changes in pulse, heart ra...

Early Indicator of Kidney Disease May Also Predict Risk of Pre-Diabetes

...ed withpre-diabetes, which, if not arrested, often develops into full-blownType 2 diabetes, a serious chronic disease linked to heart disease,stroke, kidney failure, blindness and nerve damage. UB researchers report in the July 2007 issue of Diabetes Care that high levels of cystatin C were associated with ...

INVEGA(TM) Gets Marketing Authority from EU to Treat Schizophrenia

...ldwide, it is estimated that 1 person in every 100 develops schizophrenia, one of the most serious types of mental illness. In the United States, there are currently 2,000,000 people with schizophrenia, with men and women affected in nearly equal numbers. The disease is marked by positive symptoms (hallucinat...

Useful Parasites

... Symbiotic or mutually beneficial partnership that develops in nature. This can be seen in the crucial relationship of the Mitochondria that dwells in cell to help it breathe oxygen. "Mitochondria are thought to have evolved from a symbiotic relationship. It may be that the Wolbachia in this case is well on t...

Treatment of Premature Babies, Opossums Could Help

... Opossums are born without an immune system, which develops as they hang off their mother's teats. Not only does that make it easier for scientists to study them but a good understanding how the defenceless young survive in the presence of disease-producing organisms known as pathogens would have much wider...

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