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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...34 percent to 48 percent, in patients who took the highest dose, 1,600 milligrams a day. “And it was remarkably safe,” says Dr. Golde. “It was much better tolerated in humans than it was in mice.” There was also evidence that the drug not only improved symptoms but may have actually slowed the course of dise...

UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage

... countries environmental issues were not given the highest priority but "if we ignore the environment, humanity will suffer." Omi proposed greater use of bicycles, the use of clean energy sources, and tax incentives to reduce carbon emissions. "... we have to adopt lifestyles that are not only healthy bu...

Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists

... useful weapon. "Food-safety complaints were the highest proportion of complaints in 2006, about 25 percent of the total," said Han Miao, deputy director of the complaint centre. However the official assurances fall far short of satisfying Zhou Qin, a Beijing dissident and author of a 2006 book that reve...

One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes

...nd unmarried individuals while lifetime rates were highest among middle-aged Americans," the authors write. The study revealed that alcohol abuse among participants developed at an average age of 22.5, while dependence began at an average age of 21.9. It also showed that alcohol dependence was associated w...

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

...e have linked elevated levels of MPO with those at highest risk for a heart attack. As part of the study, to examine the relationship of MPO to cardiovascular risk in apparently healthy individuals, researchers recruited healthy people living in Norfolk, United Kingdom, between 1993 and 1997, as part of a...

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

...ived treatment. People aged 30 to 44 showed the highest rate of abuse, and men were more than twice as likely as women to report struggling with a drinking problem. People with alcohol use disorder (AUD) only 24.1 percent of people with alcohol dependence received treatment of any type. Alcohol depende...

Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace

..., case-fatality rates range from 3% to 15% and are highest among the elderly. Less than 1% of people who become infected with West Nile virus will develop severe illness -- most people who get infected do not develop any disease at all. The main route of human infection with West Nile virus is through the ...

Embryo Protection Law in Germany

...s at one time. It is best that only those with the highest implantation potential are used, leading to health...by number of cycles per one million inhabitants is highest in Denmark, where couples are entitled to at least three free cycles of fertility treatment, with 2,...

Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure

...uced by as much as 19 percent in those who ate the highest amounts of cocoa rich foods, compared to those who ate the lowest amounts, according to Ding E L. and colleagues from Department of Epidemiology at Harvard University School of Public Health. Previous studies have shown high consumption of cocoa-ric...

South Africa Notes Signs of First-ever Decline in HIV Infection Rates

...48 million infected, as well as one of the world's highest rates of teenage pregnancy....

Four Pakistan Children Abused Daily: SPARC Report

... The report also highlighted that Pakistan had the highest maternal and infant mortality rates in South Asia, with an estimated 10 million children working to earn a livelihood. Khan analysing the overall report said statistics proved that Pakistan lagged behind in achieving its Millennium Development Goal...

New Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV

...r of the Lancet article. Kaiser Permanente had the highest number of enrollees in the study from the United States. Dr. Towner said that the ongoing 'DUET-2' trial -- large, randomized, and placebo controlled -- is the pivotal registration and efficacy trial for TMC125 (it is in a class of HIV drugs called...

Chinese Mayor Urges Residents to Stop Buying Cars

...es produced exports worth 136 billion dollars, the highest of any Chinese city for the 14th straight year, according to official figures. Many cities across China are experiencing similar traffic problems to Shenzhen. In Beijing, officials announced this week that one million of the city's three million ...

Napo Obtains Special Protocol Assessment Agreement From FDA for Crofelemer

...t to design and execute a Phase 3 program with the highest possible probability of success, incorporating experience from approximately 1,500 patients studied in clinical trials involving crofelemer. Already, 55 patients have enrolled in a previously conducted Feasibility Study of CRO-HIV. We expect these pa...

Prions Capacity can Be Aggrevated by Solid Particles

...ected the binding of the montmorillonite to be the highest among the minerals we examined. However, we were surprised by the strength of the binding," notes Joel Pedersen, a UW-Madison professor of soil science who helped direct the new studyThe Wisconsin team also looked at the ability of the prion to bind ...

Cancer Patients in New South Wales to Receive Advanced Image Guided Radiation Therapy Treatments

... be able to provide patients with the most modern, highest quality radiation oncology treatment available in ...is was accomplished in order to offer patients the highest possible quality of care. With the incredible support provided by Elekta, Coffs Harbour has evolved ...

Pharmacogenomic Market Gaining Greater Acceptance Across Europe

...'s disease, stroke and heart failure represent the highest cost burden to the healthcare systems. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, European Personalised Medicine and Pharmacogenomics Market, finds that revenues in this market totalled $57.1 million in 2005, and are likely to reach $109.4 million in 2012....

Experts Need to Include Children in Research

...esponsibly. We will of course be operating to the highest ethical standards and we will go to great lengths to ensure the safety of all the children in our care. If you think something might help children but youre not certain, it is unethical not to do the research and find out. You might be depriving a ...

Singapore Dengue Fever Cases Hit Year's Peak

...r cases in affluent Singapore have surged to their highest level this year and remain at epidemic levels, official figures showed Tuesday . Health ministry figures showed 432 people were infected last week, the second week in a row that the number of cases exceeded the ministry's "epidemic threshold" of 37...

Gallstone Gene Discovered by Research Team

...among the gastrointestinal problems that incur the highest treatment costs," says Professor Dr. Frank Lammert, the Bonn-based specialist for internal medicine. Gallstones tend to be found at high levels within certain families. In particular, studies of twins provide evidence of a genetic component that boo...

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