Tag: "down" at medical news
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...who want to design treatments for AD began bearing down
on the issue, and that effort has completely turne...ither the roads provided by the microtubules break down
because of loss of tau, or tau accumulates into tangles that block these roads,” he says. “We don’t ...
Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study
... Mycobacterium tuberculosis, to avoid being hunted down
and destroyed by the body's immune system sentinels as most other pathogens are. The protein apparently interferes with the functioning of the cells called macrophages that typically engulf and digest pathogens. Instead of absorbing and destroying ...
Tougher Tobacco Rules Urged at Global Anti-smoking Talks
...itiative, said free trade deals were also bringing down
tobacco prices in many countries and contributing to a rise in consumption. "With trade opening, low and middle-low income people are increasing tobacco consumption as more competition is bringing prices down. Tobacco companies are taking the looph...
Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030
...sing a new illicit-trade protocol that would clamp down
on the huge illegal traffic in tobacco products, w...rade in cheap smuggled cigarettes. "The price is down
so people consume more, which is bad for people's health, and the government makes less tax, so we l...
Accused 13yr Old Admits to Stabbing Her Brother
...irl accused of killing a Medicine Hat family broke down
on the witness stand Tuesday while admitting to stabbing her eight-year-old brother who was pleading for his life. She said that she did it only because her boyfriend told her to. She is accused of murdering her parents and eight-year-old brother ...
Strange Sex Life of Mole-rats may Provide Clues About Human Infertility
...breeding mole-rats so that their hormones are kept down
and their reproductive tracts are under-developed,...eding males, so their testosterone levels are kept down
until she is ready to mate.However, the stress-related block to fertility was reversible, said Dr Fa...
Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm
...ilar to an underground tank. He would have climbed down
a ladder into about 18 inches of manure. "It was... feed his cattle. "It rained, and some of it ran down
into this holding pit, it fermented and made a toxic gas," said Bruce Good, who saw Showalter about ...
Men, Not Women, Spend a Longer Time on the Phone!
...wever, women spend only 26 minutes, which has come down
from 35 minutes five years ago, reports the Daily Mail. The survey of 3,500 adults revealed that women choose to message or e-mail their banter. Twenty nine percent of men said that sports is the main topic of their conversation and 22 pct discus...
Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes
...t strain of dengue that causes more people to come down
with the illness....
Chemical Injections for Fat Removal
...e able to eat everything he or she wants, chase it down
with a Y2R blocking agent, and end up looking like a movie star, said Zukowska, we are encouraged that these findings could improve human health. The concepts described in this study might give us the tools to design one method to remodel fat and a...
Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards
...de the final cut, the initial 1,000 first whittled down
to 12 finalists. First, they had their pulse taken then it was on to a questionnaire to determine their anxiety level. By test three things had got physical, would-be participants urged to warm up by pummeling a punch ball dressed as an archetypa...
Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile
...government who might as well be throwing doughnuts down
the drain instead of tax payer's dollars. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nationally obesity rates since the 1970s have nearly quintupled among kids ages six to eleven. Among even younger children, ages two to five, the rate has tripl...
Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine
...er leaving Europe. Once there, they undress, lie down
on camping beds and take a cure that has drawn millions of people worldwide to the unexpected heat, humidity and special atmosphere two kilometers (just over a mile) inside this Alpine peak. Bad Gastein used to be a gold mine, and produced more tha...
Young Girls Turning to Speed for Losing Weight
...ced look as fashionable, something we should clamp down
on, Taylor said....
Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz
...sible, avoid sharing clothes, and in the gym: wipe down
the equipment! The latest bug to hit the crew was viral gastroenteritis. Several crew member complained of vomiting for two to three days and noticed bowel movements. The physicians on board diagnosed it to be a milder version of the virus that cou...
Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission
...ld consider carefully whether they want to proceed down
this path alone." And Schwarzenegger administration seems to be listening. It is not the first time the governor has made bold promises on the environment while his administration dragged its feet behind the scenes. Schwarzenegger has vetoed bill...
New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down
...Sleeps and Makes a Lot of Noise has had to turn it down
a notch after a tougher new noise code took effect...is new code is saying: we want the city to turn it down
a bit. It is not saying we want to turn the city into a quiet place, but a more livable place. "Th...
NHSs Golden Handshake Shocks People
...g redundancy package to Chris Town, who was turned down
for the chief executive's job. Mr. Town, who had been acting chief of the Cambridgeshire PCT, also failed to get the coveted job at the top of that organization. This change came in the wake of a major shake up in the health services last year. Th...
Women's Empowerment Key to Curbing AIDS: UN
...r opportunities. So let's turn the paradigm upside down
and make sure that the response to AIDS leverages a fatal blow to the disempowerment of women," he said. "If it worked with gay rights, it must work with women's rights." World Health Organisation Director General Margaret Chan said cultural obst...
Dozens More H5N1 Bird Flu Cases in Germany
...5N1 bird flu since late last month, when it struck down
six wild birds in the southern city of Nuremberg in Bavaria. On Tuesday, a bird found on the other side of the lake at Kelbra in the state of Thueringen was confirmed to have had H5N1 bird flu. Cases have also been reported near Leipzig in the ne...
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