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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...he brain. Thus, researchers concluded that AB42 is highly prone to forming deposits. Synthesized particles of AB42 will fuse to each other within hours in an animal’s brain, but weeks are required for AB40 to adhere. More recent research has shown that the AB42 protein folds in such a way that it creates a ...

Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study

...ow be able to rationally design compounds that are highly effective against PknG," said Pieters. Tuberculosis kills millions of people every year, and many millions more carry the bug in a latent form. Antibiotics that are used to treat the illness are decades old, can be toxic and don't work on the bac...

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

...onditions. "Alcohol abuse and dependence remain highly prevalent and disabling. Persistent low treatment rates given the availability of effective treatments indicate the need for vigorous education efforts for the public and professionals," the authors conclude....

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

... longer do. Alcohol abuse and dependence remain highly prevalent and disabling, the authors conclude. Persistent low treatment rates given the availability of effective treatments indicate the need for vigorous education efforts for the public and professionals....

UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics

... circle. For the British public, the prospect of highly educated professionals as terror suspects is a chilling departure from the home-grown Muslim terrorists, many with family roots in Pakistan, who have been implicated in previous conspiracies here. Britain remained jittery on Tuesday, with the polic...

Combination of Bronchoscopic Techniques is Very Effective for Lung Lesions

...s, such as CT scans. ENB, on the other hand, has a highly specialized real-time navigation system, but lacks...c yield to 88 percent, independent of lesion sizea highly significant improvement. In addition, the researchers noted a trend toward improved sensitivity in...

New Oncogene for Brain Cancer

...h normally support and nourish neurons -- that are highly resistant to treatment. This makes IGFBP2 an important candidate for development of targeted therapy to treat gliomas, Zhang says. Gliomas kill about 13,000 people in the United States annually. The possibilities are not limited to brain cancer, ...

Insight Into Neural Stem Cells Has Implications For Designing Therapies

...supporting the finding is remarkably clean and was highly unexpected," says senior author Alvarez-Buylla, UCSF Heather and Melanie Muss Professor of Neurological Surgery. "We've been studying this region of the brain for many years and Florian's data has produced a different scenario, so we have to readjust...

France Steps Up Vigilance After Bird Flu Outbreak

...imal health has confirmed the presence of the H5N1 highly pathogenic virus on the three swans found dead in a pond near the town of Assenoncourt," said a ministry statement. France had stepped up surveillance after several cases of the H5N1 virus were discovered in Germany and the Czech Republic last mont...

Australian Patients Who Received Vitamin Injection Infected With Hepatitis C

...hat five such persons had already contracted the highly infectious disease. An investigation has found D...ions were detected in March to have contracted the highly infectious disease. A subsequent investigation of 160 patients revealed two others infected. The...

Autophagy may Lead to Heart Disease

...rmful and lead to cellular damage. Autophagy is a highly regulated process that plays a normal role in cell function. It appears to be an adaptive response that protects the body in times of stress or starvation. But in response to other forms of stress such as hypertension, which can lead to cardiovascu...

Watch 'Live Earth' Concerts Simultaneously on the Net

... a record-breaker. "We expect it to be the most highly watched entertainment event online," the Hollywood Reporter quoted MSN senior director Lisa Gurry as saying. MSN, which is competing with television network NBC Universal, is taking the concerts to 25 overseas markets to cater to the language needs...

New Conditions That Will Increase the Risk of Alzheimers Identified

...disease than their peers. Alzheimers disease, a highly debilitating and ultimately fatal neurological disease, is already associated with other risk factors such as poor cognitive scores, education or health conditions, says study author, Dr. Caterina Rosano. This study, because it focused on healthy,...

Discourage Less Educated Women from Conceiving , Says New Zealand Academic

...t does not act to boost the birth rate of its most highly educated women, says a world-ranked expert on intelligence. He said easier methods of contraception, or even contraception in the water supply, could be used to reduce the number of unplanned pregnancies to less educated women. "The lower down th...

A New Study Throws Limelight in HIV Vaccine Production

... Research and Los Alamos National Laboratory used highly computer-intensive, cutting-edge statistical resea...d personnel and advanced software tools to perform highly sophisticated statistical analysis. Algorithms developed by David Heckerman, lead researcher of t...

Risk Factors for Alzheimers Disease

...lzheimers than their peers. Alzheimers disease, a highly debilitating and ultimately fatal neurological disease, is already associated with other risk factors such as poor cognitive scores, education or health conditions, says study author Caterina Rosano. This study, because it focused on healthy, cogni...

First Brain Cancer Vaccine Approved in Switzerland

...ctive place to begin commercialisation, due to its highly respected regulatory oversight, and its growing experience with cellular therapies. Boynton added: "We look forward to being able to bring DCVax-Brain to patients in additional countries, and to applying our DCVax technology to many other cancers."...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

...within the hoof, explains Dr. Pleasant, noting the highly publicized struggle that the racehorse Barbaro had with the disorder as a result of his catastrophic injury at the 2006 Preakness. When that bond fails, and the hoof and bone start to fall apart, it is extremely painful to the horse, he continued. ...

Battle Between Google and Microsoft Could Trigger Revolution in Healthcare

...y could lead to the emergence of services that are highly disruptive within the healthcare market. "We are seeing the emergence of a new ehealth model that challenges some of the assumptions made by existing online healthcare providers and medical device manufacturers," said Peter Kruger, Analyst with Wirel...

Water Hyacinth is Used for Health Improvements in Africa

...sed, along with mechanical removal, to control the highly invasive water hyacinth, which has also plagued waterways in the southern United States. This method of water hyacinth biocontrol, originally researched and implemented in Florida in the 1970s, eliminates or drastically reduces the use of pesticide...

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