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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

... typical 40 amino acid AB fragment. Dr. Younkin’s finding was pivotal, made just as the scientist moved his ...fort has completely turned around the prospects of finding something that could eventually help our patients,” Dr. Younkin says. Now more than 100 mutations h...

Translating Structure into Function

...ategy works well for one kind of drug discovery -- finding molecules to fit in the active site and physically...instein College of Medicine, further confirmed the finding by determining the substrates atomic level structure through x-ray crystallography. To tell the tr...

Luciano Pavarotti Believes He is 'nearing His End'

...that he speaks a lot about meeting his parents and finding peace. 'He knows he's going to die soon and often speaks of his greatest desire to meet his parents again and finally find peace,' the Daily Mail quoted her, as telling Italian weekly Diva and Donna. The 71-year-old underwent a surgery in mid 200...

UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics

...rmits for specific jobs, reducing their chances of finding work. At least two of the suspects in this case Dr. Abdullah and Mohammed Asha, a Saudi-born Palestinian are believed to have come to Britain before this new law took effect. Overseas doctors can also apply, in competition with doctors in the ...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...ed it differently, she said, explaining, the novel finding here is that NPY works on fat tissue, not in the brain. This finding makes sense if evolutionary advantage is considered, Zukowska said. If you can store fat for times o...

Genetic Mutation That Makes Common Cancers Resistant to Drugs Identified

...an cancer tumours. "This discovery is a seminal finding in cancer biology that confirms AKT1 as an oncogene in breast, colorectal and ovarian cancer. The mutation alters the electrostatics of binding pocket in the pleckstrin homology domain, the portion of the enzyme that docks with phospholipids on the c...

Insight Into Neural Stem Cells Has Implications For Designing Therapies

...very specific subtypes. "The data supporting the finding is remarkably clean and was highly unexpected," says senior author Alvarez-Buylla, UCSF Heather and Melanie Muss Professor of Neurological Surgery. "We've been studying this region of the brain for many years and Florian's data has produced a differe...

Low Income Family Adolescents Suffer Migraine

...ilies have low income. Dr. Bigal notes that this finding correlates with migraine prevalence for adults, which is consistently higher among people with lower income and less education. Our study also suggests that we should explore environmental risk factors, such as stressful events and nutrition, as th...

Genetic Disease Causes hearing loss

...ntified. the most common ELSTassociated clinical finding in this series was hearing loss. Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) occurred in 31 patients (89 percent) or 34 of the affected ears (89 percent) and was frequently moderate or profound. Other less frequent ELSTassociated findings included aural [per...

Australian Research Reveals AIDS, Cancer Link

...ices rather than infection. "We believe that the finding points to an immune deficiency and not those other risk factors," he said. The results could change way HIV/AIDS patients are treated, he added. "This evidence suggests that immune deficiency is associated with risk of cancer and this suggests we...

Exercising Significantly Enhances Quality of Life Among Elders

...ly activity, fear of falling and depression level, finding that exercise training yields the most significant improvements. Participation in the study was open to people aged 65 years and older who required medical attention for a fall within a month. Participants were assigned to one of the three fall pr...

New Insights into Prion Propogation

...nteract with a dissimilar type. Liebman said the finding suggests the possibility that yeast itself may con..."We just haven't looked for them," she said. The finding also underscores the value of the yeast model for studying factors necessary to propagate prions, no...

Genetic Factors Behind Mosquitoes Resistance to Malaria Identified

...osquitoes also want to get rid of malaria. This finding opened my eyes to the fact that mosquitoes are almost as unhappy about malaria as we are. They try to get rid of it. Dr. Johann Deisenhofer, who was awarded the 1988 Nobel Prize in chemistry for using X-ray crystallography to describe the structure o...

Brain Pathway for Depression Revealed

... was diminished in the "depressed" rats, a crucial finding that would not be apparent with other experimental methods, Deisseroth said. They needed to be able to image a whole circuit simultaneously - and very rapidly - to see the effect. "What surprised me most was how specifically the measure tracked the...

Prions Capacity can Be Aggrevated by Solid Particles

...rease the oral transmissibility of the agent. The finding is important because it may help explain how chronic wasting disease and scrapie persist in the environment and spread efficiently in animal populations. "We found a huge difference between infectious agent alone and infectious agent bound to these ...

Clamor for Catheter-based Ablation Increasing Among Heart Patients in US

... of the devices used. So hospitals and doctors are finding it difficult to be fully reimbursed for the procedures cost, which is generally calculated at $25,000 to $50,000. This is one of those areas where the practice of medicine has moved faster than the approval process, said Daniel G. Schultz, head of...

A New Study Throws Limelight in HIV Vaccine Production

...nition by HLA class 1 leaves the body incapable of finding and fighting the virus. The study, published in the July issue of PLoS Pathogens, is the largest population-based investigation of how natural variations in HLA class 1 can influence HIV genetic sequence, as well as the first characterization of cha...

Protein Instrumental to Brain Development and Repair Identified

... mechanisms of brain development, we get closer to finding clear instructions to repairing developmental brain disorders and injuries," Dr. Vittorio Gallo, Director, Center for Neuroscience Research, Children's Research Institute at Children's National Medical Center, was quoted by Nature as saying. "Our ...

Delay in Cancer Diagnosis for Children

...ported poorer prognosis the longer the delay. This finding could, the authors surmise, could be that aggressive disease presents early and therefore, at more treatable stages. This review clearly underscores the significant gap in our understanding of childhood cancers. Specifically, the authors conclude, ...

Genetic Risk Factor for Prostate Cancer

... edition of Nature Genetics. This is an important finding because, for the first time, a common genetic risk factor for multiple cancers has been identified, says lead author Christopher Haiman, assistant professor of preventive medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Adding, There appears to be s...

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