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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...isease for doing genetics, because there are clear indications that a person has the disease, which makes it possible to test that individual’s DNA and RNA,” he says. Those genes never change, so profiling the more than 300,000 functional inherited variations in the approximately 30,000 genes each person has can...

Physios Find It Difficult to Find Job in NHS

.... CSP chief executive Phil Gray said: "The early indications for 2007 are very grim. These places are all paid for by the NHS, the numbers are commissioned by the NHS and the NHS therefore has a responsibility, we would suggest. It is a complete scandal that we have now got a position where it looks as if a si...

FDA Approves Phase I Clinical Trial of Topaz Pharmaceuticals' New Head Lice Treatment

...cines. The company expects to develop additional indications covering other parasitic insects affecting human health. Topaz Pharmaceuticals is developing a completely novel and kid friendly formulation of a naturally derived, quick acting ingredient which is lethal to head and body lice....

Surgical Repair of Athletic Hernia Speeds Return to Play

...nexplained for a period of time, and there are few indications of the condition in the patients personal history, physical exam, or imaging scans. Making an accurate diagnosis often involves excluding other reasons for pain and identifying the few subtle findings that make the diagnosis. Sports hernias have r...

Nasal Cannula Treatment for Sleep Apnea Patients

...d respiratory events. At TNI of 10L/minute, some indications of disordered breathing showed improvement, but airflow limitations and snoring persisted. However, at TNI of 20L/minute, all patients showed a marked improvement. When TNI was administered, sleep and breathing patterns stabilized, said Dr. Schneider...

Implanon,norplant,Jadelle - Vary in Side Effects

... to use them over a long period of time, there are indications of good tolerability in that over 80% of women in the studies continued to use their contraceptive implants for two or more years, says lead researcher Jo Power, who works at the Margaret Pyke Centre in London, UK. The data also showed that women in...

Boffin Identifies Gene Causing Otosclerosis

...lled TGBF1 which they already knew had non-genetic indications of involvement in otosclerosis: it plays a role during embryonic development of the ear and is expressed in otosclerotic bone. They used SNP (single nucleotide polymorphism) analysis, or looking at DNA sequence variations occurring in a single nucl...

Mothers of Children Killed in Fire Charged With Manslaughter

...tigators and the prosecutor. "These kids by all indications were left home alone with two 8-year-olds, and that's not acceptable conduct in this community," Zappala said. Lutual Love, as he waited for his daughter to be questioned, said the family prays constantly for the children, their mothers and themse...

Researchers Link Bacteria Destroying Proteins to Alzheimer's Treatment

...the antibodies affect the clusters. "We have many indications that antibodies work. Now we need to understand how they do it," Gouras said. The study appears in the June 29 issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry....

Avicena to Advance Huntington's Disease Clinical Program into Phase III

... trial, Avicena will have advanced three different indications into phase III trials that include some of the largest trial to date in both Parkinson's and Huntington's. "We are very encouraged by the results of our HD-02 trial and we believe that in conjunction with our collaborators at MGH, we have identified...

Surface Logix Commences Phase 2a Clinical Trial of SLx-2101 in Raynaud's Disease

...elieve that it has applicability in cardiovascular indications beyond erectile dysfunction and are therefore pursuing its advancement in specialized indications, such as Raynaud's, as well as in larger cardiovascular markets," said Jim Mahoney, President and Chief Executive Officer of Surface Logix. The Phase ...

Risk of Dementia Increased With Secondhand Smoke

... as those with no secondhand smoke exposure and no indications of carotid artery disease. "This is one of the first studies to look at the risk of dementia in people who never smoked, but were exposed to secondhand smoke," Haight said. "These results show that secondhand smoke is associated with increased ris...

Vitamin Extends Life in Yeast, Dartmouth Medical School Researchers Find

...me, and elevating good cholesterol. There are also indications that NR could be a treatment for one type of Candida infection....

Thailand Unfazed As US Worries Over Copyright Violations

.... "In late 2006 and early 2007, there were further indications of a weakening of respect for patents, as the Thai...iland's generic drug efforts. It calls it "further indications of a weakening of respect for patents." In protest against the USTR report, around 30 Thai activi...

ISRO Chief Concerned About River Pollution

... to transmit data about its structure and look for indications of extra-terrestrial life. Nair said that as a space power India was among the front-rankers. The country's space programmes were helping people in various fields ranging from health to agriculture to disaster management and weather forecasting....

Spit Test Kit on the Cards to Ascertain Pre-eclampsia Risk

...nd urine monitoring is not always reliable, as the indications could be attributed to factors other than pre-eclampsia. Michael Rich, the chief executive of Action on Pre-eclampsia, said: "There's lots of space for user error if the midwife doesn't carry out the blood pressure test very well, while urate analy...

Majority of Herb Users Don't Follow Evidence-based Indications, Researchers Find

...ars, but most people dont consider evidence-based indications before using them, according to a University of Io...s much more needs to be learned about the clinical indications for individual herbs....

Off-label and Untested Use of Drug-coated Stents Appears Widespread

...the use of drug-eluting stents outside of approved indications in real-world settings are limited, according to b... for off-label and untested indications. Off-label indications included use of stents for restenosis, bypass graft lesion, and long lesions. Untested indications i...

Obesity Risk Greater For Children Of Overweight Or Single Parents

...ute for Child Health Research in Perth. Previous indications of a link between poor family functioning and childhood obesity were based on studies without population-based data and without observations across a range of theoretically important factors. Dr Gibson said it is possible that parenting practices r...

Remicade(R) Get Approval for First and Only Biologic Treatment for Pediatric Crohn's Disease

.... The safety and efficacy of REMICADE across all indications have been well established in clinical trials over the past 14 years and through commercial experience with nearly 925,000 patients treated worldwide across all indications. The label extension will permit physicians to administer a 5 mg/kg intrave...

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