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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

.... The researchers realized that levels of AB42 had dropped because the protein was being sopped up, absorbed, by quickly forming plaques. In contrast, they discovered that at the same time, plasma levels of AB40 either continued to increase or decline much slower than AB42. Drs. Graff-Radford, Younkin and C...

Embryo Protection Law in Germany

...imbursement rules were implemented, total activity dropped by nearly 50 per cent to 60,425. Significantly, th...on in 2004. By comparison, availability in Germany dropped from 1,243 cycles per million in 2003 to 803 per million in 2004. Availability in France was 1,154 p...

Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients

...ash can improve efficacy." Although few patients dropped out of the large Phase III clinical trials testing Tarceva in advanced non-small cell lung cancer and pancreatic cancer due to the rash, Wacker said he fears those who are taking Tarceva outside of a clinical trial may be likely to stop treatment. ...

South Africa Notes Signs of First-ever Decline in HIV Infection Rates

...vey showed HIV prevalence among pregnant women had dropped to 29.1 percent from 30.2 percent the previous year, Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang told journalists in Pretoria. "The report indicates that this decline is mainly amongst people under the age of 20 years, followed by those between 20 and...

Overdose of Paracetamol was Dropped

...hen (paracetamol) overdose rate in Calgary, Canada dropped by over 40% in the decade to 2004 , without a chan...d 2004. Since 1995, the hospitalisation rate has dropped 41% from 19.6 per 100 000 population to 12.1 per 100 000 in 2004. Myers team found that although for...

Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea

... man in a car to pick him up after the customer is dropped off. There are also female replacement drivers for female customers. Hur began working full time as a replacement driver after he went bankrupt and lost his house more than three years ago. He now makes a little over $2,400 a month. After paying ...

Folicacid Reduces Congenital Malformations, If Added to Flour

... per 1,000 births. Between 2000 and 2002, the rate dropped 46% to 0.86. The biggest improvement occurred in the parts of Canada that had the highest rates of neural tube deformation before 1998Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia. In Quebec, the drop was also pronounced, but closer to the Ca...

US Teen Birth Rate Drops to Record Low: Report

...the birth rate among girls between 15-17 years old dropped steadily in the following 15 years, reaching a rec...eport said. The birth rate among black teenagers dropped by 60 percent, from 83.5 per 1,000 in 1991 to 35 in 2005, according to the Federal Interagency Forum...

Adding Folic Acid to Flour Lessens Congenital Malformations

... per 1,000 births. Between 2000 and 2002, the rate dropped 46 percent to 0.86. The biggest improvement occurred in the parts of Canada that had the highest rates of neural tube deformation before 1998-Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia. In Qubec, the drop was also pronounced, but closer to t...

Group Therapy and Willpower can Help Smokers to Quit

... of 12- to 17-year-olds who regularly light up has dropped to 18 percent, the figures show. Failure to quit smoking by relying on sheer willpower alone usually means that the smoker is physically addicted. "Nicotine is a very strong stimulant and one of the most dependency-inducing drugs," said Karin Jod...

UK Reports Psychiatric Reactions to Weight-loss Drug Rimonabant

...n by many experts as a more important measurement, dropped by between 6cm-7cm. One in five adults in the UK - almost 10 million people - is clinically obese. The EMEA has said doctors in the European Union had been warned "of the risk of psychiatric side-effects" since June 2006 but it was now upgrading...

Scientists Have Invented New Device to Reap Fresh Water from the Air

... can be built locally, but is durable enough to be dropped by parachute from a plane. The cost could be offset by printing sponsor logos or advertisements onto the canvas sheets, said Cory. "It is simple, practical, adaptable, sustainable, flexible and draws inspiration from nature resulting in a minimal i...

Paris Launches Drive for Clean Cars

... the year for use for a few hours and which can be dropped off at various sites set up in Paris, Delanoe said in an interview with RMC radio and BFM-TV. "The idea is that you won't have to use a car for anything other than what is truely indispensable," the Socialist mayor said. The clean car service would...

Two More Unwanted Children Left at Japan's 'baby Hatch'

Two more unwanted children have been dropped off at Japan's new "baby hatch," reports said Sund..., including a baby boy about two months old, were dropped off on Saturday, the Tokyo Shimbun newspaper and Kyodo News agency reported, citing unnamed sources ...

Diabetic Womens Death Rate Shows No Decline

...emature death among American men with diabetes has dropped dramatically over the last few decades. The proportion of early deaths among diabetic women remained unchanged between 1971 and 2000, say Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers, whose findings were published online today in the Annal...

Diabetic Death Rate Drops in Men but Remains Unchanged for Women

...ailments, the leading cause of death in diabetics, dropped from 26.4 to 12.8 per 1,000 per year. Among diabetic women, however, there was no decline in the death rate in either category, the CDC study said. Life expectancy for Americans overall has increased over the past 35 years. The study found the ov...

One Fifth of Timor Needs Food Assistance: UN Report

...onnes. Output of cereals, cassava and other tubers dropped by 25-30 per cent while rice production decreased by 20 per cent. "Producers are in urgent need of maize and rice seeds, fertilizer and other agricultural inputs to prepare for the next cropping season," said Henri Josserand, Chief of FAO's Global ...

Civic Authorities in US Seek to Stem Urban Decay

...e, Williams said, although the number of homicides dropped to 32 last year from more than 60 a few years ago. Youngstown is wrestling with what to do with the new empty spaces. There has been talk of expanding parks, giving more space to an old cemetery and even agriculture....

Consume Less, Experts Advise as Malthusian Nightmare Returns to Haunt West

...hird of its income on food. Today, that figure has dropped to one-tenth. But for the first time in generations agricultural commodity prices are surging with what analysts warn will be unpredictable consequences, warns Daniel Howden, noted journalist. The price of cereals in the UK jumped by 12 per cent in...

Kenya Says HIV/AIDS Rate Drops to 5.9 Percent

...t said Tuesday the rate of HIV/AIDS infections had dropped 5.9 percent, but the disease still posed a a major challenge in the country. The state-run National Aids Control Council (NACC) said the rate fell from 6.1 percent in 2004 to the current 5.9 percent of the country's nearly 35 million people. "O...

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