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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...ic Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. “The whole idea is to move back detection of the disease process earlier and earlier.” Such biological profiling could also help in the effort to develop and test therapeutic drugs, he says. “If we have clarified who is more likely to develop the disease, we can al...

Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for

... of time, said Turek. This brings us back to the idea that repeated partial sleep restriction in humans has been linked to metabolic dysfunction and cardiovascular disease, added the researcher....

Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls

... of Bollywood blockbusters. Nair said she got the idea of this collaboration of filmmakers to raise awareness about the disease from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation which is funding the project, according to USINFO, a US government website. A foundation representative contacted Nair and presented...

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

...nts are safe". But there was clear unease at the idea of singling out the overseas doctors for new scrutiny. There are more than 80,000 in Britain. "While doing all they can to prevent unsuitable people taking up employment in the NHS, employers also have a duty to look after the rights of their staff...

Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards

...ns 335 establishments in 21 countries, decided the idea would be a good publicity stunt as well as boon to the room busters. "It was great," enthused Pablo, an IT worker aged 32, after undertaking an activity which allowed him to forget for a brief while "the bank, the lack of free time, and the home" h...

Insight Into Neural Stem Cells Has Implications For Designing Therapies

...we have to readjust now." "We should abandon the idea that these cells are good for making any kind of neuron. This is just not going to be the case unless we find ways to reprogram these cells genetically." The insight, says Merkle, is a key step toward understanding the molecular mechanisms of neura...

Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool

...s US historian Spencer Weart -- took notice of the idea that unbridled burning of oil, gas and coal might eventually mess up the climate system. In fact, the apocalyptic fear of the mid-1970s was not global warming -- but global cooling. This was the notion that Earth was about to be plunged into a de...

Mira Nair Launches AIDS Awareness Project

...acclaimed filmmaker said that she had proposed the idea to get the message across to people. "I proposed that I would get together the most cutting-edge, commercial, populist film directors from different regions of India, who would each use iconic movie stars who are recognized in our country, who woul...

Exercise Reduces Inflammation

...onships. However, Woods said, it gives you some idea of what factors are related, and then you test those in a more rigorous manner. Vieira said the research certainly suggests that fitness may be associated with a decrease in inflammation even independent of body fat and several things, and the mech...

Brain Pathway for Depression Revealed

...could be at the root of depression. To explore the idea in a precise, quantitative way, they needed to develop a visualization tool that was faster and sharper than brain imaging systems currently available, such as MRI or CT scans. Raag Airan, an MD/PhD student in Deisseroth's lab and co-first author o...

A New Study Throws Limelight in HIV Vaccine Production

...ective HIV vaccine, said Heckerman. The original idea for the development of these statistical methods came from Dr. Bette Korber at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Korber and co-researchers Dr. Tanmoy Bhattacharya and Marcus Daniels worked with Heckerman in further developing the cutting-edge statistic...

Medical Science Strides-No Guarantee For Pre-Mature Babies

...h a little baby at delivery, and we really have no idea what they're going to be like in the next month or in the next 30 years, frankly, states Caplan....

MEN as Partners to MEND Maternal Health A World Population Day Initiative

... Improve Maternal Health A wise man said, " The idea that population growth guarantees a better life - financially or otherwise - is a myth that only those who sell diapers, baby carriages and the like have any right to believe." To avoid unplanned pregnancies, contraception is a must and all wome...

Apple a Day Keeps Asthma Away

...its only during the past year, it did give us some idea of the teens general past diet. However, their current respiratory health may be a reflection of diet during childhood, as well as during the past year. The majority of adolescents in the study were white, one third was overweight, and 72% did not ...

Understanding the Mechanism Underlying Embryo Development

...ies. Although biologists already had an intuitive idea of how the limit or border between these compartments was generated, there had been no systematic study taking into account all the relevant elements. Therefore, and with the backing of a group from the CeQRT of the PCB, led by Javier Buceta, they ...

Bashful Men 50% More Likely to Die of Heart Attack or Stroke

...ack or stroke. And while the researchers have no idea why this happens, they believe that one of the factors that may contribute is the fact that shy men may find unfamiliar situations more stressful than their outgoing counterparts. Their conclusion, as a spokesman for medical publishers Elsevier, w...

Daily Antibiotics may Not Prevent Future Urinary Tract Infections Risk in Kids

...a first childhood infection may not be such a good idea , for not only does it not help, but it may also end up increasing the risk that bacteria causing the infection might develop resistance to the drugs. The finding is based on the first large study of children diagnosed with UTI in a primary care pe...

Organic Farming can Feed the World, U-M Study Shows

...hat we can finally put a nail in the coffin of the idea that you cant produce enough food through organic ...ithout putting more farmland into production. The idea to undertake an exhaustive review of existing data about yields and nitrogen availability was fueled...

Hilary Duff was 'obsessed' With Her Weight

...r/actress Hilary Duff used to be obsessed with the idea of shredding weight even at the age of 15 . The 19-year-old revealed that media reports about her being fat made her follow a strict diet and exercise routine. "It made me obsessed. I would beat myself up if I had some fat," US Weekly quoted Duff...

New Nano-power Could Make Biopsies Sensitive and Efficient

...harnesses the power of magnetic attraction. The idea is to use magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles enclos...ingham Children's Hospital in the UK says that the idea would have to compete with techniques that have recently made it easier to detect tiny amounts of le...

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