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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

... and Koo personally approached the drug company to encourage them to test r-flurbiprofen in Alzheimer’s disease. Myriad Genetics agreed, and in 2006 the company reported results from a phase II clinical trial enrolling 207 patients with mild Alzheimer’s. The study found that r-flurbiprofen produced functiona...

EU Aims to Shake Up Wine Industry With Root-and-branch Reform

...e abolished while incentives would be increased to encourage farmers to uproot a targeted 200,000 hectares (494,000 acres) under vines. The Commission also wants a budget of 120 million euros per year, funded partially by the EU and partially by national sources, for a marketing campaign to gain market share...

Australian Patients Who Received Vitamin Injection Infected With Hepatitis C

... corrected. "Although the risk is low we want to encourage anyone else who received injections at this clinic to contact their doctor," Meagher said. "Practices at the clinic have changed and will be subject to ongoing infection control reviews by NSW Health." Hepatitis C, for which there is no vaccine, ...

Now, Dads to Get Text Alerts on How to Raise Their Children

... 23 millionpounds going into an innovation fund to encourage support services to find new ways to reach parents....

Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too

... the U.S. who argue that such a vaccine would only encourage promiscuity and a false sense of invulnerability t...rchers, however, have said that this grouping will encourage men to get vaccinated to prevent disfiguring warts, and as a result they will no longer transmit the...

Higher Rates of Trampoline Injuries

...ith Linakis on the study said, Physicians strongly encourage physical activity in children, and while trampolines appear to be a fun activity that satisfies the need for physical activity, this study indicates that they pose too great a threat to be used in an unsupervised environment like a backyard. Founde...

Pharmacogenomic Market Gaining Greater Acceptance Across Europe

...ernments across Europe have initiated campaigns to encourage the population to be screened on certain types of diseases such as cancer, which has significantly helped better patient management," notes Frost & Sullivan Program Leader Dr. Fiona Rahman. "In the case of cancer, patients have more than 90 per cent ...

Eyeglass Guide Launched That Aids in Choosing the Right Eyewear

... Tisch added. According to Tisch, the guide will encourage consumers to think of their glasses as more than just a means of correcting their vision, but as a way to enhance and protect their vision. In addition to the Web site, the public will have access to a hard copy of the guide through inserts in lead...

FDAs Gesture for Firm Manufacturing Drug for Cushings Syndrome

... ODA is that the longer period of exclusivity will encourage more companies to invest money in research. Under the act many drugs have been developed, including drugs to treat such diseases as multiple myeloma, bone marrow cancer. Welcoming the FDA decision, Corcept said it was yet to finalise its strategies...

A Balanced Diet can Keep Asthma, Wheezing at Bay in Teens

...icant impact on teens' respiratory health. I would encourage them to make healthy eating a part of their daily routine, and stress to them that smoking is bad," Dr Burns said. Researchers emphasized that fresh fruits make for convenient snacks. The study is published in the July issue of CHEST, the peer-r...

Smoking Speeds Up Muscle Loss

...ed with smoking. Hopefully the UK smoking ban will encourage people to quit while they are still young, helping them to keep in good health in later life". Their research is being presented by Dr Atherton at Life Sciences 2007, the first joint meeting of the Biochemical Society, the British Pharmacological S...

Folicacid Fortification Very Beneficial

...o analyze risks and benefits of fortification, and encourage scientific debate in countries that are considering instituting or enhancing folic acid fortification. Mason and colleagues analyzed data from national cancer registries, one in the United States and another in Canada. The US data were derived from...

Reduction in Drug Costs

...developed countries, guidelines were introduced to encourage doctors to use thiazides but the level of their use remained low. This led the government to impose the new reimbursement rule, with the aim of reducing public expenditure on antihypertensive drugs. Before the change, one in ten patients starting an...

Apple a Day Keeps Asthma Away

...ant impact on teens respiratory health. I would encourage them to make healthy eating a part of their daily routine, and stress to them that smoking is bad. Researchers emphasized that fresh fruits make for convenient snacks. They also suggest preparing a simple, daily family meal, as a method to promote bo...

Late Nights may Make Preteens Antisocial and Aggressive

...cognizing early signs of eveningness, and not only encourage their kids to sleep early but also ensure they get the required amount of sleep, Susman noted. The findings appear in the July 2007 issue of Developmental Psychology....

Folicacid Reduces Congenital Malformations, If Added to Flour

...ctice, as demonstrated by Dr. De Walss team, could encourage other countries to follow suit. Every year, approximately 200,000 cases of spina bifida and anencephaly occur worldwide. Adding folic acid to food could reduce that number by half....

EPA to Improve Nanotechnology

...e Materials Stewardship Program (NMSP)an effort to encourage industry to provide the agency on a voluntary basis with scientific information about the risk management practices now used by manufacturers of existing nanomaterials. Starting the Stewardship program will be a positive step toward filling in some...

Wear Headgear While Playing Soccer

...juries, it may show that wearing headgear does not encourage people to play more aggressively, stated Dr. Delaney. Unfortunately, adolescents who regularly wear headgear are not the rule and do not represent the majority of young athletes: most of them are young girls or adolescents who have already been inj...

Paris Set for Pedal Power Revolution

...so on -- a progressive charging system designed to encourage short rents and quick turn-over. There is also a small subscription fee. Registered bikers pay 29 euros (38 dollars) a year while occasional cyclists can use a credit card to pay a one-off daily fee of one euro or weekly charge of five euros. Chi...

Genes Play Major Role in Determining Individual's Sour Taste Perception

...o manipulate the taste of individual diets to help encourage healthy eating," Wise said....

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