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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...pport from the National Institutes of Health, they had
been examining blood serum for evidence of protein...and spinal fluid. Drs. Graff-Radford and Younkin had
expected aging and genetic-related overproduction of AB42 -- the insult that leads of Alzheimer’s de...
Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study
.... In the same paper, the investigators said they had
also identified a compound that could block the suspect protein, but they were concerned that by inhibiting this one protein, they would interfere with the action of other similar proteins secreted by the host cell. "We wanted to be sure that inhib...
Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg
...ovaries and in addition were fertilised after they had
been frozen and then thawed, and not before. "Un...ised 20 women, whose average age was about 30, who had
been diagnosed by ultrasound to have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), a fertility-threatening hor...
First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab
... use. The news provides hope for women who have had
sudden ovarian failure or who cannot be administered drugs that help egg maturation in the ovaries themselves. The baby girl, who is now around one year old, was born in Canada after work at the McGill Reproductive Centre in Montreal. The baby's mo...
M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens
...udy also noted that just six percent of the sample had
not played any electronic games in the previous six months. Many children played the games to manage their feelings, including anger and stress. Children who played violent games were more likely to play to get their anger out. They were also more ...
Those Who Cure can Kill Dire Prophesy of the doctors Plot
...s anxious to fly home on Monday, claiming his wife had
just given birth to his child in India. Haneef r...eduled holidays in the hospital roster and he only had
a one-way ticket leaving Australia. "He was in a hurry to get home," a doctor told the Courier Mai...
Inability to Recognize Familiar Smells Could Signal Alzheimers
...e start of the study in 1997, none of the subjects had
cognitive impairments. The participants were tested every year for five years, and over the course of the study, 30.1 percent developed mild cognitive impairment. "Risk of developing mild cognitive impairment increased as odor identification decrea...
Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses
...d S230.15, was found in the blood of a patient who had
been infected with SARS and later recovered, while the second antibody, m396, was taken from a library of human antibodies the researchers developed from the blood of 10 healthy volunteers. When tested in cells in the laboratory, both antibodies po...
Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State
...Australian scientists recently announced that they had
discovered a virus believed to be carried by bats that causes serious respiratory illness in humans. Malaysian health authorities decided to name it "Melaka virus" after it infected a family of four in southern Malacca state in March last year. S...
Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists
...ors announced last week that a six-month crackdown had
uncovered industrial oils, acid, cancer-causing chemicals and other dangerous ingredients in thousands of everyday foods sold domestically. Stung by the string of revelations, the Beijing government is working overtime to ensure that the 10,500 ath...
Nurse Has Miraculous Escape as Window is Blown Off an Air Ambulance
... critical care nurse and a resident of Idaho in US had
a miraculous escape while traveling by an air ambu...ng from his head. He said the pilot knew the cabin had
decompressed but was not aware of the broken window, so he put the airplane into a dive to a safe al...
Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer
... mummy has now revealed that Hatshepsut was obese, had
decayed teeth and possibly suffered from a skin di...researchers say with certainty, is that Hatshepsut had
cancer: cancer that had
metastasized. "The type of cancer we discovered is affecting the pelvic bo...
Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly
...ion decreased. According to them, participants who had
scored below average on the odour identification test were 50 per cent more likely to develop the condition than those who scored above average. Dr. Wilson says that the association between cognitive impairment and reduction in odour identificatio...
Robbie Donates 1.5 Million Pounds to Help His Native People Beat Addiction
... for the 'Give it Sum' charity. The 33-year-old had
set the organisation in collaboration with Comic Relief, which aimed at helping drug and alcohol addicted young people in his home city Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs. The Grammy Award-nominated singer who himself has battled drug addiction, insisted that ...
One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes
...as shown that nearly 30 per cent of US adults have had
some form of alcohol use disorder at some point i...months prior to the survey, 8.5 per cent of adults had
an alcohol use disorder, including 4.7 per cent with alcohol abuse and 3.8 per cent who were alcohol...
Amnesia Drug That Blocks Bad Memories on the Anvil
...escribe their memories of the traumatic event that had
happened 10 years earlier. Some patients were gi...ng the second tone. It clearly indicates that they had
gotten rid of one of the two memories....
Blood Protein may Hold Key to Why Healthy People Get Heart Attacks
...ge of eight years, 1,138 EPIC-Norfolk participants had
been admitted to the hospital or died from the effects of coronary artery disease (CAD), including heart attack. The researchers matched these patients with study participants who remained healthy throughout the follow-up period, selecting those o...
Jacqueline Kennedy Onnasis Phobia Over Daughters Weight Gain Revealed
...in their homes backyard. "Although David Kennedy had
harvested the plants. Caroline, attempting to prot...daughters credit card when she found that Caroline had
purchased barbecued spareribs from Mr Chow for two pounds. However, the card was reactivated after...
Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population
...positive. The victims were those villagers, who had
gone out of their village to nearby cities in search of work, only to return with the deadly virus. The remote village fraught with poverty, illiteracy, unemployment and underdevelopment has been shocked into disbelief, after 35 AIDS deaths were r...
Acute Mountain Sickness may Lead to Pulmonary or Cerebral Edema
...owledge is translated into practice. 92 percent had
heard of AMS prior to their current trip. Overall, awareness of AMS among trekkers was good, particularly in regard to symptoms and modes of treatment. Almost 90 percent of the travellers were found to have basic knowledge of AMS and could recognize ...
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