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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...mer’s disease,” says Ronald Petersen, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. “The whole idea is to move back detection of the disease process earlier and earlier.” Such biological profiling could also help in the effort to develop and test therapeutic drugs, he says. “I...

Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient

...e on the horizon,” said Stephen D. Williams, M.D., director of the IU Simon Cancer Center and a co-author of the paper.   ( Indiana University )...

UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage

... on the economy," said Shigeru Omi, WHO's regional director for the Western Pacific. "Of course the threat is there. We should not wait for that to happen," he told reporters at the start of a four-day conference on the impact of climate change and health in Southeast and East Asian countries. Omi said ur...

Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists

...ut 25 percent of the total," said Han Miao, deputy director of the complaint centre. However the official assurances fall far short of satisfying Zhou Qin, a Beijing dissident and author of a 2006 book that revealed serious food safety problems in China. "During the Olympics, it will be difficult to keep ...

Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030

...nd the HIV/AIDS epidemics," said Douglas Bettcher, director of the World Health Organisation's Tobacco Free Initiative. According to WHO estimates, the current 5.4 million annual tobacco-related deaths, with 50 percent of them in Asia, will rise to 8.3 million by 2030 as multinational cigarette companies ta...

Bird Flu in Asia Still High Risk Says WHO Official

...ill circulating," said Shigeru Omi, WHO's regional director for the Western Pacific. "This is the challenge. We remain concerned. We must avoid human transmission," he told reporters at the sidelines of a four-day conference on the impact of climate change and health in Southeast and East Asian countries. ...

Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA

...nd response," said Dominick Iacuzio, Ph.D, medical director at Roche. "These lower dose capsules not only provide governments with a new option for pandemic stockpiling, but also give prescribing physicians an alternative for patients who prefer a capsule formulation." The sNDA was filed in March based on d...

Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls

Indian American film director Mira Nair has joined India's top directors in a pr...h it," Nair said. Santosh Sivan, a South Indian director who received international acclaim for his 1998 film "The Terrorist", focuses on the stigma of AIDS ...

Mother Donates Eggs So Daughter can Give Birth

...cology at McGill University, Montreal, and medical director of its reproductive center. Tan, who treated Boivin, said McGill University Health Center's ethics committee gave its authorization for the extraction of her eggs, which will be kept frozen for years to come. He said the daughter was under no obl...

China Fears Show Food Export Quality Key: WHO Official

...official said Tuesday. Shigeru Omi, the regional director for the Western Pacific for the World Health Organisation (WHO), warned that countries which failed to monitor food export quality would hurt their economies. "In the long-run, it will undermine the reputation of the economy. Other countries should...

UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics

...words to describe this. However, Sandy Bell, the director of homeland security at the Royal United Services Institute, a private policy research body, said that she found it plausible that doctors could become terrorists. In the end, these people are attracted to the U.K., to the medical profession, becau...

Chilean Lake Disappears, Thanks to Global Warming

...mply disappeared,' said Juan Jose Romero, regional director of Chiles National Forest Service. No one knows what happened.' 'This is the first time our park rangers have recorded anything like this. However, we are not specialists, and we prefer not to speculate about the cause at this point, said Romero....

Harnessing Immune System Power Heralds Next Era of Cancer Treatment

... the results," says Dr. Michael Wosnick, executive director of the NCIC. Besides continuing the development of vaccines specifically for breast cancer, the research will involve experiments to stimulate and enhance immune responses against tumours, and the development of more sophisticated imaging technolog...

Epilepsy Increases Suicide Risks

...hael R. Sperling, M.D., professor of neurology and director of the Jefferson Comprehensive Epilepsy Center in Philadelphia, said the Danish study was "frankly confirmatory of an extensive literature known for many decades." Dr. Sperling was not involved in the study. Persons with epilepsy, Dr. Sperling said...

Malaysian Astronaut to Conduct Cancer Research in Space

...isation of protein, said Abdul Rahman Abdul Jamal, director of the Molecule Medical Institute at the National University of Malaysia. "The research is aimed at giving local scientists the opportunity to study, design and conduct experiments in space," Abdul Rahman said, cited by the Bernama news agency. Z...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

...n air quality." Catherine Witherspoon, executive director of the California Air Resources Board, resigned le...s with The Times, Catherine Witherspoon, executive director of the California Air Resources Board, mentioned earlier, said there had been a pattern of interfere...

Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted

...t Lakes basin ecosystem, said Dr. Gail Krantzberg, director of the Centre for Engineering and Public Policy, and a professor at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario specializing in Great Lakes protection and remediation....

Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool

...e change as a long-term challenge. Weart, who is director of the Center for the History of Physics at the American Institute of Physics (AIP) in College Park, Maryland, says two other factors have been big in changing opinion in the United States. One is former US vice president Al Gore who "has changed e...

When CIAs Poisoned Capsule for Castro Stuck to the Freezer!

...nally approved by the Kennedy administration's CIA director Allen Dulles. The CIAs own documents describe the initial efforts to get rid of Castro by using a go-between to convince two top mobsters, Salvatore Giancana and Santos Trafficant, the head of the Mafia's Cuban casino operations, to assassinate Ca...

Snack Foods Fortified With Fiber

...m Herald, professor of food science; and Ron Madl, director of K-State's Bioprocessing and Industrial Value Added Program...

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