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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...nd much of Alzheimer’s drug research is focused on different ways to attack Aâ42, believed to be the most vulne...e researchers connected the gene to disease in six different groups of people, finding that Caucasians who have Alzheimer’s displayed a variation in one area of ...

Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP

... fund research on the comparative effectiveness of different treatments, to create a process for identifying procedures that may be incorrectly valued, to improve geographic equity in payments, and to provide physicians with confidential data on their practice patterns. Helping to reduce smoking rates while p...

White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications

...chemotherapy of varying intensity to treat several different types of cancers. The researchers found that nearly 40 percent of the patients who did not receive the white blood cell booster early in treatment developed the fever and low white blood cell levels called febrile neutropenia, compared to only 22 per...

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

...nt. Pieters said that the new drugs by targeting different pathways than those used by existing antibiotics should side-step various problems with these drugs, specifically their inability to destroy the bacteria in its dormant form, which is one of the reasons that resistance has emerged. The study appear...

Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses

...me identified human antibodies that can neutralise different strains of the virus responsible for the outbreaks of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Working with collaborators from the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), scientists at the National Institu...

Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis

... inhibitors and the latest "smart" drugs targeting different parts of the immune system, are now becoming available, but are so costly it is questionable how many patients will receive them. Treating just one patient with anti-TNF drugs, which act on a particular signalling molecule, costs up to $25,000 a ye...

Bird Flu in Asia Still High Risk Says WHO Official

...than 13,000 poultry markets, where birds from many different places are exposed to each other, raising the danger of transmission. Since 2003, the H5N1 virus has infected 310 people, including 190 who later died, according to WHO figures. Some 250 million poultry have also been culled, or have died from bird...

UK Army Personnel Involved in Iraqi Invasion Not at Risk from Depleted Uranium

...ested depleted uranium levels in the urine of four different groups who would have been subject to different levels of exposure. These comprised 199 soldiers directly involved in fighting, 96 soldiers involv...

Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls

...ing-edge, commercial, populist film directors from different regions of India, who would each use iconic movie stars who are recognized in our country, who would each make a dramatic tale of 15 minutes in length," she said. Nair assigned one AIDS topic to each director, "and then they had the freedom to do w...

Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients

...5.4 months) or a grade 1 rash (5.7 months). "These different results may be associated with the addition of gemcitabine with Tarceva, or the lower dose of Tarceva in this study, but we just don't know," he said. Wacker points out that lack of a rash doesn't necessarily mean that patients will not benefit fro...

Prions Prevent Alzheimers Disease

...fessor Hoopers team to look for a link between the different conditions. They found an apparent role for normal prion proteins in preventing Alzheimers disease. Our experiments have shown that the normal prion proteins found in brain cells reduce the formation of beta-amyloid, a protein that binds with other...

Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet

...alysts say the Dreamliner and the A380 reflect the different strategies of Boeing and Airbus as they seek to achieve the same objective -- cheaper air travel. In response to Boeing's Dreamliner, Airbus has announced plans for a further new model, the A350. But the new plane is not expected to be ready for comm...

Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore

...ajor killer and if they are able to bring together different expertise, it will be of great benefit to patients...hey could develop personalised treatment plans for different patients with different genes, thereby increasing the chances of survival. National University Hos...

Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes

...id the main problem is that mosquitoes now carry a different strain of dengue that causes more people to come down with the illness....

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...such fat remodeling was possible, but the numerous different experiments conducted over four years demonstrated that it is, at least in mice; recent pilot data also suggest that a similar mechanism exist in monkeys as well, said the studys senior author, Zofia Zukowska, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of the ...

Cognitive Test Takers and Score Variation

...g as the variation between the scores of people in different age groups. Its as if on the same test, someone acted like a 20-year-old on a Monday, a 45-year-old the following Friday, and a 32-year-old the following Wednesday. This major inconsistency raises questions about the worth of single, one-time test...

Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

...ulmonology. Rarer still are subjects randomized to different treatment strategies. EBUS and ENB represent newer technologies that are growing in use. EBUS allows for direct visualization of lesions, but lacks a navigation system and requires the operator to maneuver based on prior radiological investigations...

Researchers Reveal Why Eyes See Things Changing Colour

...nce of multiple classes of cone cells, each with a different spectral sensitivity, which gives people the ability to discriminate colours....

Alternative Splicing in Neuronal Development

...refers to the processing of an RNA transcript into different mRNA molecules by including some exons and excluding others. Specific cell types often have signature patterns of alternative splicing. Polypyrimidine-tract binding protein (PTB) is a well-known inhibitor of alternative splicing in various cell typ...

Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine

...heyday. These days it attracts those hunting for a different type of good fortune, some longed-for relief from rheumatism, arthritis, asthma and skin conditions. "The secret of its medical success comes from the ideal combination of three factors -- a constant temperature between 37 and 41 degrees C (99 to 1...

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