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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...Alzheimer’s. Although they have not pinpointed the exact variations, the 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 the gene’s sequence, while African-Americans, Hispanics and a group of Arab...

Dinner Guest Recover Bodies in Freezer

...fe. Autopsy is still under way to determine the exact time of death. The prosecutor added that the police had intervened on several occasions to break up disputes between the couple. There was a thick file on him, she said. A neighbor, who preferred to remain anonymous, told La Dernire Heure: I kn...

Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now

... role in its etiology, but have not determined the exact cause of the disease. Some people have long periods of remission, but there is no cure. Once every 10 weeks, Drieband receives a biologic therapy called infliximab (trade name Remicade at the pediatric infusion center at Cedars-Sinai. Infliximab,...

A New Study Throws Limelight in HIV Vaccine Production

...the virus changes to dodge pressure, were now more exact in knowing how this happens in people. While the study is valuable in helping the scientific community understand how immune pressure impacts HIV, these findings hold tremendous promise in terms of global HIV efforts, says Dr. Zabrina Brumme, the s...

Natural Selection in Butterflies

...'ll likely know more in three years' time when the exact location of the suppressor gene is identified," said Charlat. "But regardless of which of the two sources of the suppressor gene is correct, natural selection is the next step. The suppressor gene allows infected females to produce males, these ma...

Nodal Status is the Best Predictor in Esophageal Cancer

... surgery and lymph node dissection depended on the exact location of the tumour. 30 patients did not proceed to surgery because of disease progression or deterioration in performance status. Several tissue samples from each patient were extracted during surgery and were subsequently examined for extent of...

Human Membranes Crystal Structure may Help Tailor Asthma Drugs

...ctures that cover the nuclear membrane. Also the exact position and characteristics of the active sites, where activating or blocking molecules can attach, have been identified. With this knowledge it is now achievable to shape new molecules that can block the LTC4 synthase. The new results are also v...

Sexual Abuse Payout Re-opens Old Wounds

...many survivors said they still weren't sure of the exact amount they would receive. Lawyers say their clients should get their money by Dec. 1, if not before. Attorney Freberg predicted that the money would be a boon to some of her clients, but said it was "not a cure-all." She said a survivor in the O...

Premature Vascular and Bone Changes Occur in COPD Patients

...ult from years of smoking cigarettes. Though the exact link between COPD and arterial stiffness was not identified by the researchers, they did find elevated levels of inflammation markers in those with COPD. Other researchers have demonstrated that inflammatory processes are involved in arteriosclerosis...

Parkinsons Disease Protein Pathway Identified

...r cortex. Although scientists have not known the exact cause of the loss of these dopamine-producing neurons, they believe it is related to dysfunctional mitochondria and oxidative stress. Mitochondria are the cell's "power plants," which metabolize oxygen and generate energy. Oxidative stress is the dam...

Weizmann Researchers Developed Control Switch for Protein Activity

...the body and at specific times all this by giving exact and well-timed doses of the same simple drug. In addition, the method could be used one day in gene therapy. It may be possible to replace damaged proteins that cause severe diseases with genetically engineered proteins, and to control these protei...

Protein Pathway Involved in Parkinson Disease Development Identified

...r cortex. Although scientists have not known the exact cause of the loss of these dopamine-producing neurons, they believe it is related to dysfunctional mitochondria and oxidative stress. Mitochondria are the cell's "power plants," which metabolize oxygen and generate energy. Oxidative stress is the d...

Morning Sickness may Signify Lower Breast Cancer Risk

...uffalo led by David Jaworowicz, Jr. "Although the exact mechanism responsible for causing nausea and vomiting during pregnancy has yet to be pinpointed, it likely is a result of changing levels of ovarian and placental hormone production, which may include higher circulating levels of a hormone called hum...

Genetic Cause of Inherited Eye Diseases Identified

...searchers hope to be able to more quickly find the exact genetic mutations that cause these 23 cilia diseases, which include eye and kidney diseases, among others. Pierce is a pediatric ophthalmologist who specializes in caring for children with inherited retinal degenerations. He says that about half of...

Paris Hilton to Be Released on Tuesday

...eriff's Department's Inmate Reception Center. The exact hour of the heiress' release was however not disclosed. Although her sentence was for 45 days, authorities have said that 22 days have been slashed, as credit for her good behaviour. "There was some confusion as to whether it would be Monday or Tue...

Blunders in Epilepsy Care Cost Lives, and Money UK Report

...e thought to have a genetic basis. However, no one exact cause has been pinned down....

Asian Workers Race Against Clock to Avoid Prison

...out to try to make ends meet. While there are no exact figures, suicides are not uncommon among Asian immigrants when their jobs disappear or collapse in dispute, and they face the shame of returning home empty-handed. For the men, hanging themselves from the ventilator in their collective work cabin o...

Stressed Mice may Hold Clue to How Fat is Stored: Study

...ipated in the study. "Now we have identified the exact pathway, or chain of molecular events, that links chronic stress with obesity," he said. The researchers found that both neurotransmitters (neuropeptide Y, or NPY) and the receptors (neuropeptide Y2 receptor, or Y2R) are activated during stress, le...

Blocking the Y2 Receptors can Prevent Obesity

...ptibility to infection. Now we have identified the exact pathway, or chain of molecular events, that links chronic stress with obesity. There is not much we can do about the increased levels of NPY caused by stress, but we can do something about the damage it causes. If we can interfere before it causes ...

Migraine and Pregnancy Is the Combo Pregnant to Trigger Strokes?

...databases cannot form the basis of determining the exact cause and effect relationship. There could be other inherent problems like a cardiovascular disease which could have triggered the migraine and the stroke. Reiterating that these are only preliminary findings, she said, "Women with migraines that ...

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