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Scientists Identify New Genetic Mutation Behind Common Dementia

...s say that the mutation in a gene on chromosome 17 halves the production of progranulin, a protein growth factor that helps brain cells survive. For the study, the researchers conducted DNA tests on 70 family members, including 13 people with the disease. They found the new mutation in nine of the family ...

Drink Milk for a Healthy Heart

...consumption of any type of milk, yoghurt or cheese halves the chances of developing metabolic syndrome, the study showed. The condition - sometimes called insulin resistance - affects the body's metabolism by increasing cholesterol, blood glucose levels, body fat and blood pressure. Sufferers have almost...

Risk of SIDS Reduced by the Use of Baby Dummies: Research

The night-time use of babies dummies halves the risk of cot death, the biggest cause of death among babies in Britain over one month old, according to research published Thursday. A study of recent data by the American Academy of Pediatrics showed that the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrom...

Consume Less, Experts Advise as Malthusian Nightmare Returns to Haunt West

...ve fixed budgets, a doubling in the price of grain halves food aid. Anger boiled over this week as Jean Ziegler, the UN special rapporteur on the right to food, accused the US and EU of "total hypocrisy" for promoting ethanol production in order to reduce their dependence on imported oil. He said producin...

It Takes 750 Pounds a Year to Keep Your Loved One Happy

... Twelve percent of the expenditure on their better halves is on jewellery and watches. Women only spend something above 5 pct on computer or console games for their men. Only 5 pct is spent on clothing and accessories and most of expenses incurred is on weekend away, digital gadgets Peculiar presents...

Mediterranean Diet Could Help to Prevent COPD

... among men has discovered that Mediterranean diet halves the chances of developing progressive inflammatory lung disease (COPD). COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is an umbrella term for chronic progressive lung disease, such as emphysema and bronchitis. The researchers tracked the health o...

Walnuts May Help Fight Fat and Keep Arteries Supple

...side. The group was then randomly divided into two halves and to both groups two meals comprising of a high fat content was given with an interval of one week between the two meals The meal consisted of a salami and cheese sandwich made from white bread followed by a helping of unclimbed creamy yoghurt. In ...

Synthetic DNA Makes Better Hydrogels for Drug Delivery

...ntary sequences can lock onto one another like two halves of a zipper. By making synthetic DNA chains whose sequences are complementary over only part of their length, Luo and colleagues have created tree-shaped structures. To create hydrogels, they made branched DNA that formed itself into crosses, Y's a...

White House recipes doing the rounds for commoners!!

...king?". Talking about the Prez and their better halves he says that it is well known that generally likes a hearty meal, like his predecessor, Bill Clinton, who has been singing the praises of vegetables and salads only since his post-presidential heart bypass operation. The master chef starts recount...

Nicotine Vaccine May Help Smokers To Quit Smoking

...he risk from dying prematurely and giving up at 50 halves it. But half of those who fail to kick the habit will die as a result of smoking, and a quarter of all smokers die in middle age. --Edited IANS...

Drug Reduces Risk of Clogged Arteries, Veins

...e blood-thinning drug fondaparinux (Arixta) nearly halves the risk of potentially deadly deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in people hospitalized with congestive heart failure, chronic respiratory disease and other conditions that increase the risk of these conditions, claims a new study. People t...

Fish Oil Fights Arrhythmias, Sudden Death

...aily supplements of a fatty acid found in fish oil halves the risk of sudden death in heart attack survivors. Previous research has found that eating oily fish such as tuna and salmon can reduce the risk// of sudden cardiac death caused by a particular type of irregular heartbeat. This study suggests fish-o...

Left handed have better episodic memory

... and Propper conclude that because our brains’ two halves work together to help us remember events, people whose brains’ halves work together more actively (people with left-handedness in their families) remember events better t...

For a Better Memory

...ows for more and better communication between both halves of the brain. Memory is divided into two categories. The first type is called semantic or implicit memory. We don't really remember things as much as we just know them. The second type of memory is known as episodic memory. We remember not only a f...

Nitric oxide involved in high blood pressure

... normal pressure in the rear half. The rats' front halves showed significant increases in a chemical called nitrotyrosine, a product of nitric oxide inactivation by reactive oxygen species....

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