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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...l nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) at high concentrations. To their surprise, they found that...were working by lowering AB42, Dr. Golde knew very high doses of the NSAIDs would be needed to make a difference in Alzheimer’s risk. This meant that a com...

Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient

...ted that the disease is potentially curable with a high dose chemotherapy and stem cell transplant using c...en receiving initial therapy. A side effect of the high dosage is a reduction of blood cells so a stem cell transplant is given to replenish the body’s immu...

Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists

...ill supply produce for the Games all have a fairly high level in terms of quality, and their goods meet international standards," Tang said. The government is also trying to extend tighter food security beyond the Olympic Games to the rest of the capital of 15 million people. The central government al...

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

...clue to why apparently healthy persons could be at high risk of heart attacks. The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Matthijs Boekholdt at the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Earlier studies in patients with chest pain and heart disease have linked elevated lev...

Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

... Al Gore, former US vice president and presently a high profile environmentalist, will be coming alive, almost literally, across the world Saturday next. He is behind the Live Earth program - a series of concerts of pop and rock music featuring various artists planned to take place on Saturday July 7, 2...

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

...despite the risks of sudden death among players of high intensity sports who have undiagnosed heart conditions. Only rugby league and rugby union clubs carried out neurological tests before the season started. Lack of resources is often cited as a reason for not carrying out health checks of athletes,...

Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected

...he first symptoms. Usually it starts with a sudden high fever with muscle pain and severe headache symptoms similar to influenza. There may be chills, sweats, cough, muscle pains and fatigue. These symptoms usually last seven to 10 days and the person recovers completely though recovery may take longer ...

"Alarming" Malnutrition Among Kenya Refugees: UN Agencies

... in time, we certainly would not have reached this high level of malnutrition and donors would actually have saved money," WFP spokeswoman Christiane Berthiaume told journalists in Geneva. The UNHCR added in a statement that "a complete package of assistance is needed to overcome chronic shortages in es...

Translating Structure into Function

...ga maritima, a microbe that normally lives at very high temperatures and pressures near volcanic ocean vents. Its structure was determined as a part of the structural genomics project, a large-scale, worldwide effort to determine the structures of enzymes and receptors. With the nature of the substrate ...

Daily Dose of Dark Chocolate Helps the Heart: Study

...s have worried that any benefit could be offset by high doses of sugar, fat and calories. The study cond...o helped reduce the prevalence of hypertension, or high blood pressure, from 86 percent to 68 percent, it said. The participants who ate white chocolate s...

Prions Prevent Alzheimers Disease

...grown in the lab, the team looked at the effect of high and low levels of normal prion protein on the successful formation of beta amyloid, the source of Alzheimers plaques. They found that beta amyloid did not form in cells with higher than usual levels of PrPc. In comparison, when the level of PrPc was ...

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

...d, forests help to seed rainfall because they have high evaporation rates. The less evaporation there is, the less rainfall there is and the whole system dries up," said Haberl. The findings appear in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), reports New Scientist....

Too Much of Videogames Hampers Study Time in Children

...ework, there have been some studies that show that high academic achievers spend less time doing homework," Cummings said....

Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore

...cer, people with family history of gastric cancer, high consumption of smoked and salted food, lack of Vitamin C, and existence of a bacterium called Helicobactor Pylori are known to be risk factors of gastric cancer. If gastric cancer is detected at early stage, it is a curable disease. This makes unde...

Dengue Surge in Singapore, Man Prosecuted for Breeding Mosquitoes

... epidemic. The disease, which causes joint pain, high fever, nausea and a rash, is endemic to the region. In severe cases, it leads to internal bleeding and sometimes death. Though known for making a fetish of cleanliness, these days Singapore, the island of nation of 4.5 million, is unable to escape ...

Cognitive Test Takers and Score Variation

...e closely to their average, but for those who have high internal variation, classification based on one assessment could be way off the mark. Salthouse says it may be time to view cognitive abilities as a distribution of many potential levels of performance instead of as one stable short-term level. He ...

Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure

...ring of blood pressure in healthy subjects who had high blood pressure but in normal ranges. But overin...ool of Public Health. Previous studies have shown high consumption of cocoa-rich foods such as dark chocolate can lower blood pressure and researchers beli...

Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine

...o 106 degrees F), near 100 percent humidity, and a high natural level of radon gas," said Franz Zaver Ries...aturally occurring radioactive gas element that in high concentrations and long exposures is said to carry serious health risks. At Bad Gastein, low doses...

Epilepsy Increases Suicide Risks

...he researchers said. While epileptics experience a high rate of depression and other mental illnesses, ``we also observed a high suicide risk shortly after the diagnosis among epilepsy patients without psychiatric disease,'' they...

Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz

...Nimitz CSG. The main objective is to maintain a high level of readiness to respond to any emergency situations, said Captain Michael C Manazir. The hospital corpsmen and healthcare professionals staff six ``battle dressing stations'' throughout the ship during all drills and in case of need. From vac...

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