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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...ment was reported in 2005 in Science. “These tau findings changed our ideas about what the potential for recovery is in Alzheimer’s, but also about what is causing memory loss in the patients in the first place,” Dr. Hutton says. “Our mice lost between 30 percent and 50 percent of the neurons in the parts o...

White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications

...ng chemotherapy." The researchers published their findings in the July 20, 2007 issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The work was part of research being conducted by the Awareness of Neutropenia in Chemotherapy (ANC) Study Group, a multi-institution, university-based network of investigators whose work...

Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System

... genetic alterations," added the researcher, whose findings have been published in the journal Cell. Dr. Epstein and his student Rebecca Sadun used real-time PCR (rtPCR), a high-speed gene amplification technique, to screen tumours to identify 14 pro-immunity genes (downplayed by tumours) and 11 anti-immun...

A Glass of Wine can Keep Tooth Decay and a Sore Throat at Bay

...ssor Gabriella Gazzani, as saying. "Overall, our findings seem to indicate that wine can act as an effective anti-microbial agent against streptococci bacteria and upper respiratory tract infections," she said. The professor added that it is still necessary to maintain good oral health. "We should stil...

M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens

...mic, racial/ethnic and geographic groups, so these findings might represent the average middle-school child. ...rules or policies make sense," Olson added. The findings of the study were published in the July issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health....

Insecticide-treated Bed Nets to Combat Malaria in Older Children and Adults

...abitats in which to breed," Dr Killeen said. The findings of the study were published in the open access journal PLoS Medicine....

Inability to Recognize Familiar Smells Could Signal Alzheimers

...e average," the authors of the study wrote. "The findings suggest that olfactory dysfunction can be an early manifestation of Alzheimer's disease." However, "the neurological bases of age-associated olfactory dysfunction are uncertain," and since "difficulty identifying odors is associated with other neur...

Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses

...the antibodies. The researchers say that the new findings are important because animal strains of the virus may be capable of triggering a future human outbreak. "This study is important because the viral strain that caused the outbreak in people in 2002 probably no longer exists in nature," explains Dr. ...

Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly

...gnitive impairment," the authors conclude. "The findings suggest that olfactory dysfunction can be an early manifestation of Alzheimer's disease ... and that olfactory assessment may be useful for early disease identification," they write....

Pure Pomegranate Juice Helps Reverse Erectile Dysfunction Function

... disrupting proper circulatory function. 'These findings are very encouraging as they suggest there is a non-invasive, non-drug way to potentially alleviate this quality of life issue that affects so many men. For men with ED, it is important to maintain a healthy diet and exercise. Drinking pomegranate ju...

Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours

...or most types of solid tumours," Palti said. The findings of the study were published in the June issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA....

Blood Protein may Hold Key to Why Healthy People Get Heart Attacks

...l risk screening fails," Dr. Boekholdt said. The findings of the study were published in the July issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC)....

Acute Mountain Sickness may Lead to Pulmonary or Cerebral Edema

...equate knowledge of AMS into practical action. The findings indicate that there is room for improvement, and they offer a major challenge to travel health care providers. Pre-travel consultation regarding AMS should be given by professionals with special attention to practical advice. This study is publishe...

UK Sports Clubs Failing to Run Comprehensive Health Checks on Professional Players

...t in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The findings are based on survey results from 65 professional clubs, covering football (premiership and championship), rugby (union and league), and County cricket. Unlike some types of employment, sports clubs are not legally obliged as employers to carry out ...

UK Army Personnel Involved in Iraqi Invasion Not at Risk from Depleted Uranium

...eted uranium levels among the four groups. And the findings showed that levels were very close to those that w...turally occurring uranium, when re-analyzed. The findings should help to allay fears about the health of military personnel exposed to radioactive depleted ur...

Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for

... of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), these findings shed light on a problem prevalent in industrialize...five consecutive days in the immediate past. The findings support the recent human studies that suggested that chronic partial sleep loss of even two to three...

Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women

...ccess rate over the 12-month treatment period. Our findings do not allow us to make a direct causal link between CAT use and pregnancy rate, says Dr. Boivin. It may be that complementary therapies diminish the effectiveness of medical interventions, as has been shown in previous research. Or it may simply ...

Prions Prevent Alzheimers Disease

...on of prion proteins has remained unclear, but our findings clearly identify a role for normal prion proteins in regulating the production of beta-amyloid and in doing so preventing formation of Alzheimers plaques. Whether this function is lost as a result of the normal ageing process, or if some people are m...

Just One Cigarette can Cause Nicotine Addiction

...and 25 per cent are addicted within a month. The findings are contrary to the common belief that only people who normally smoke at least five cigarettes a day experience nicotine withdrawal symptoms-such as cravings, restlessness, irritability, and difficulty in concentrating. During the study, 1,246 sixt...

Humans are Gobbling Up a Quarter of Nature's Resources, Reveals Study

...and the whole system dries up," said Haberl. The findings appear in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), reports New Scientist....

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