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Lab Tests Throw Up New Path for Parkinson's

...ic factor), which until now has generated the most excitement in this field, they say. The findings are published on Thursday in a letter to Nature, the British science journal, by a team led by Mart Saarma of the University of Finland. Parkinson's causes uncontrollable shaking, along with impaired speech a...

Psychologists Have Found 237 New Reasons for People to Have Sex

...oseness, arousal, the desire to please, adventure, excitement and opportunity," the Daily Mail quoted the psychologists, as saying. "The less frequently-endorsed reasons, however, may be no less important. One person's seemingly trivial reason for having sex might well be another's magnificent obsession, they ...

Frustration and Anger of the Medical Profession Highlighted in Archdeacon's Speech

...s says: We live in exciting times. But, sadly, the excitement is tempered with much that militates against the ideal of patient-centred medical care. Frustration and anger abound in those who now feel weighed down by bureaucracy, administrative intrusion rather than clinical judgement, over-regulation, league t...

Experts Critical of a New OTC Product to Treat Psoriasis

...results from a zinc product called Skin-Cap. The excitement died when tests showed that the Spanish-made product also contained clobetasol propionate, an extremely potent topical steroid. Topical steroids are available only on prescription and there are dangerous side effects to it including raised blood pr...

Negative Emotions Affect Old and Young Differently

...ther win or lose money. They had to rate their own excitement at the prospects while their brain activity was monitored using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), the online edition of New Scientist reported. However, when winning money, activity in the "emotion" area was the same regardless of age, ...

Recent Research Holds Wealth of Promise to Bone Marrow Patients

...ier to put out a small fire than a large fire. The excitement is that if you can start much earlier you could switch it off with less use of drugs, with fewer problems and stop the fire gaining hold." Prof Hart explained the present treatment which involved giving drugs after the onset of infection; but it wo...

'Katee Holmes' Vs 'Katie Holmes' Case of Losing Virginity

...irginity on camera, but I like the fulfillment and excitement I get from watching porn, so I figured a movie was the best place for me to lose it,' Katee said....

Recent Research Holds Wealth of Promise to Bone Marrow Patients

...ier to put out a small fire than a large fire. The excitement is that if you can start much earlier you could switch it off with less use of drugs, with fewer problems and stop the fire gaining hold." Prof Hart explained the present treatment which involved giving drugs after the onset of infection; but it wo...

Negative Emotions Affect Old and Young Differently

...ther win or lose money. They had to rate their own excitement at the prospects while their brain activity was monitored using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), the online edition of New Scientist reported. However, when winning money, activity in the "emotion" area was the same regardless of age, ...

HIV/AIDS- Possible Cure From Within

The scientific world is abuzz with excitement about a possible cure for HIV/AIDS – all natural, from the human body itself. // Announcing the discovery of a peptide (chain of amino acids) derived from filtrate residues of kidney dialysis patients, lead researcher Frank Kirchhoff from the Uni...

Pigs Arrive at Bio-secure Center

...d water and decontaminated food.” There is great excitement behind the project as seen by the comments of W. Michael Gretschel, volunteer president of the Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation: "We will provide the world new hope for transplants that will relieve patients from the day-to-day burdens of insu...

Specialists Caution About Diet Pills

...ill under the brand name Alli, there has been much excitement in people who are keen// to bring down their weight. Alli has been given the status of over the counter (OTC) drug in the U.S. This drug is said to block the absorption of fat by the body. Uncontrolled bowel movement and loose stools are reported t...

New Gene Linked to Autism Discovered

...treatment of autism has been met with considerable excitement and speculation. Scientists, all part of an international team from 8 countries and led by Canadian researchers of Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children and the Offord Centre for Child Studies scanned the entire human genome for autism related genes...

Compulsive Gambling Linked to Parkinson's Disease Medications

...cterized by impulsive and risk-taking behavior and excitement in response to new experiences. "In keeping with our hypothesis, patients with Parkinson's disease who developed pathological gambling when receiving dopamine agonists had a younger age at Parkinson's disease onset, higher novelty-seeking scores, a...

Shedding New Light on Proteorhodopsin

...e (HHMI) investigator. There was a great deal of excitement in the biology community in 2000 when proteorhodopsin was first discovered encoded within the genomes of uncultivated marine bacteria. The discovery implied that such bacteria possessed phototrophic as well as respiratory capabilities. This would be...

Man-Made Proteins Could Be More Useful Than Real Ones

...ind ways to infuse undergraduate teaching with the excitement of research. Several of her HHMI undergraduates synthesized beta-amino acid monomers that were used to prepare the synthetic protein. Schepartz and colleagues built the short protein, or peptide, from a-amino acids, which, although they exist in c...

New Biotech Drugs to Aid in Renal Cell Carcinoma Treatment

...t of cases where the tumors have spread. Hence the excitement over the new drugs. Researchers from US, France and Poland, contributed to the results of the study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The studies report how sunitinib when given to patients slowed the progression of the disease o...

Protein ‘Fingerprint’ in Spinal Fluid Could Spot Alzheimer’s Disese

...racy in avoiding false diagnoses.” Despite their excitement over the new findings, the researchers stress that the results still need to be replicated in much larger populations. “There’s a federally funded, multicenter trial going on right now that involves many more patients, in which many enrollees will ...

Mental Health: Mind at Peace or in Pieces?

...re no tomorrows. Living on the edge, seeking newer excitement propelled by desires of a ‘picture-postcard’ life is the present age magnificent obsession. Today, ‘failure’ is unacceptable - a mute submission to the vagaries of competition and stress, throwing asunder the delicate balance between the mind and b...

Experts Call for Rotavirus Vaccine for All

... Medical Journal of Australia. // “There is real excitement at suddenly having such an effective tool to prevent a common, miserable disease affecting infants and children,” Professors Graeme Barnes and Ruth Bishop say in an editorial. “Rotavirus vaccine is not only justified on the basis of disease burden,...

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