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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...m. The risk that these lesions will cause dementia increases with age; half of all people 85 and older are believed to have some stage of Alzheimer’s. Researchers think this common form of Alzheimer’s is triggered by a combination of normal genetic susceptibilities and other damage, such as from head trauma or...

Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA

...th each other in school, home and daycare settings increases children's risk of getting and spreading the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends three steps to protect against influenza: vaccination, good health/hygiene habits, and antiviral medications. When taken within 12-4...

Gene Variation Increases the Risk of Lung Cancer

...os, inhaled into the lungs, has also been shown to increases lung cancer risk. Inflammation has long been thought to be a factor in many cancers, including lung cancer, and could provide an explanation how damage to lung tissue leads to cancer, Engels said. Knowing more about the downstream effects of these ...

People With Higher IQs are More Patient in Financial Matters

...n shown. Furthermore, the willingness to run risks increases with higher intelligence. Scientists gave the test subjects 100 euros. The participants could put this amount straight into their pockets. However, they could also invest it for a year at a guaranteed fixed rate of interest. In this way the 100 eur...

Pre-packed Sandwiches Saltier Than Crisps

...latively high salt content. The level of salt also increases with the ingredients used in making the sandwiches such as cheese, bacon, ham etc. The salt content in them are quite high. Cashs nutritionist, Jo Butten, said that a sandwich was often the main constituent of one of three meals in the day, and so ...

New Asthma Gene Identified

...esence of the disease-associated version of ORMDL3 increases the risk of asthma by 60-70 percent, the study suggests. "In terms of an asthma gene, there have been quite a few reports but not one that can be clearly reproduced in samples," said Goncalo Abecasis, associate professor at the U-M School of Public ...

Exercise Reduces Inflammation

... reflex. We know inflammation is bad. We know it increases as we age, with stress and other things, she said. So if we can decrease that to protect ourselves somehow by just adopting a physically active lifestyle, thats definitely an advantage. And while the study confirms the conclusions of previous rese...

Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids

...t two-thirds are overweight or simply obese, which increases their risk for illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease. It was clear to Economos, mother of two children, that there was no point in forcing youngsters to go on a diet. Instead she set out to take small steps to change lifestyle in the town. ...

Trade Unionists Join Polish Nurses' Protest

... argued that Poland cannot afford wide-ranging pay increases for health service staff. Kaczynski's government is also facing a go-slow by hospital doctors, who since May 21 have been refusing to provide all but emergency medical services or carry out administrative duties. Around 200 doctors have also laun...

Neurotransmitter That can Yield New Insights in the Fight Against Diabetes Identified

...sets of animals, and the animals displayed similar increases in hormone levels, suggesting that norepinephrine plays a role in transmitting the hypoglycemia warning. "Norepinephrine is capable of activating these signals just like hypoglycemia does," Khan said. He insists that norepinephrine is not only su...

Genetic Marker That Increases Colon Cancer Risk Discovered

Boffins have discovered a genetic marker that increases a person's risk of colon cancer by 23 percent . The 10-year study was conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Michigan Medical School and U-M School of Public Health, the Catalan Institute of Oncology in Spain, the CHS National ...

Genetic Risk Factor for Prostate Cancer

...the probability of developing prostate cancer also increases the probability of developing colorectal cancer. As in the previous prostate cancer study, which was also conducted by USC researchers and published in the April 2007 edition of Nature Genetics, the colorectal cancer risk factor is located in a re...

Talks to End Poland's Medical Strike Fail

...the negotiations. The government had offered pay increases in 2008 but the strikers wanted hikes this year. Poland's state-employed medical workers are notoriously overworked and underpaid, like their counterparts across most of the former communist bloc. Polish nurses earn the equivalent of 290-340 euro...

Apple a Day Keeps Asthma Away

...ows that a low dietary intake of certain nutrients increases the likelihood of respiratory symptoms such as asthma, especially in teens who smoke. Teenagers who forego a healthy and balanced diet may have a harder time catching their breath. Furthermore, a lack of these nutrients may also lead to lower lung ...

Britains Free Fruit -And -Vegetable -Scheme Falls Flat

...creased levels of beta carotene and vitamin, these increases waned seven months later and had disappeared by year three - when pupils aged seven to eight were no longer eligible for the scheme. Fruit and vegetable intake fell at home, possibly because parents thought that their children were getting their quot...

Researchers Develop First Mouse Model of Lung Transplantation

...ses in the environment, and we think this exposure increases the risk of chronic rejection and the eventual fai...ll let researchers evaluate whether gastric reflux increases the risk of lung rejection. Additionally, the time between surgery to harvest a donor lung and tr...

Genetic Variation in Some Smokers Increases Chances of Developing COPD

...monstrated that a genetic variation in some people increases their chances of developing COPD if they smoke tobacco. "The genetic variant we studied seemed harmless on its own. But when someone has this variant, there is more of an adverse effect of smoking on lung function. Therefore, in combination with sm...

Polish Nurses to End Street Camp Protest

...ant health workers major pay hikes. It offered pay increases in 2008 but the unions wanted increases this year. Poland's hospital doctors, however, said that they were continuing their own protest --...

President Bush Not for Expansion of Child Health Insurance

...and the plan to fund it with a tax increase. Tax increases are neither necessary nor advisable to fund the program appropriately, he contended. Besides, he said, The proposal would dramatically expand the Childrens Health Insurance Program, adding non-poor children to the program, and more than doubling th...

Prostitutes Fume as Norway Bids to Criminalise Sex Purchases

.... He disagrees that violence against prostitutes increases when buying sex is banned. "It does not matter where prostitution takes place, indoors or outdoors, there will be violence in both arenas," he said, adding that he believes demand for paid sex has fallen in Sweden because clients are more afraid of...

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