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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...her amyloid-beta (AB) proteins are fusing together into
sticky clumps (plaque) -- akin to the substance th...tubules they had once supported, and bind together into
paired and twisted filaments. “The hypothesis is that AB stresses neurons, releasing cascades of sig...
Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP
...nd 2009 instead of allowing devastating cuts to go into
effect. The bill also seeks to improve physician spending targets by eliminating drugs from the targets, ensuring the new coverage decisions are incorporated, and supporting the value of primary and preventive services. The College notes that further...
Advanced therapy offers cure for relapsed cancer patient
...herapy turned a disease from a mostly fatal cancer into
one of the more curable forms of cancer for men, who typically are in their 20s when diagnosed with testicular cancer. It is rare for the NEJM to carry a retrospective study from a single institution that is not a randomized study. This review look...
First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab
...st time that all these procedures have been linked into
a successful birth. Three more women from the 20 participants in the study are also now pregnant, giving a 20pct overall success rate. The success shows that eggs that have been matured in the test tube and then frozen can still generate a full-ter...
Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State
...piratory illness and fever a week after a bat flew into
their home in Bemban village. The entire family has since recovered after receiving medical treatment. Bats are carriers of a number of viruses including the Nipah virus that killed more than 100 people in Malaysia in 1999....
Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists
...nt tour of food inspection sites. "We are taking into
account the security of the people and the consumers and also the need to avoid panic." City and Olympic officials have already begun implementing rigorous, and occasionally extreme, plans to ensure Beijing's food production and distribution networ...
Nurse Has Miraculous Escape as Window is Blown Off an Air Ambulance
...gling out of the plane," Fogg said. He fell back into
his seat, and grabbed one of the patient's pillows...aware of the broken window, so he put the airplane into
a dive to a safe altitude of 10,000 feet. "I kept saying, 'Don't pass out, don't pass out, I have ...
Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours
...ll fraction of its electrical fields can penetrate into
these sensitive tissues," Palti said. Researchers conducted a pilot study of 10 patients with recurrent glioblastoma, a rapidly growing type of brain tumour, to test the effectiveness of the treatment. The researchers use specific alternating ele...
Blood Protein may Hold Key to Why Healthy People Get Heart Attacks
... changes low-density-lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol into
a harmful oxidized form that cause atherosclerosis and the 'bleach' produced by MPO damages the arteries directly, causing cell death and erosion of the arterial lining, a process that can create unstable plaques. MPO also hampers the protective e...
Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population
...unemployment and underdevelopment has been shocked into
disbelief, after 35 AIDS deaths were reported in t...sex workers and drug users, the virus is spreading into
families, infecting mothers and children. The situation is alarming particularly because of the l...
Acute Mountain Sickness may Lead to Pulmonary or Cerebral Edema
...nd to examine whether this knowledge is translated into
practice. 92 percent had heard of AMS prior to ...or translating seemingly adequate knowledge of AMS into
practical action. The findings indicate that there is room for improvement, and they offer a major c...
Adult Stem Cells Show Promise for Peripheral Vascular Disease
...lar disease of the lower extremities were enrolled into
this non-controlled study from November 2003 to March 2006. The results were published in the Journal of Geriatric Cardiology which publishes original peer-reviewed clinical and experimental reports on all aspects of cardiovascular disease in the eld...
Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected
...agents and bring a hodgepodge of federal lab rules into
a unified, mandatory, and enforceable system to ensure lab safety and accountability. In its statement, the group released details about nine other accidents at Biosafety Level 3 labs throughout the United States, four of which involved worker expo...
Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA
...e active ingredient, oseltamivir phosphate, filled into
the capsule. Tamiflu is the only neuraminidase inhibitor approved for use in children one to five years of age. Influenza is a serious illness that affects up to 40 million Americans every year, leading to approximately 200,000 hospitalizations and...
UK Army Personnel Involved in Iraqi Invasion Not at Risk from Depleted Uranium
...red vehicles, and spontaneously combusts on impact into
fine aerosol particles. These can either be breathed in or eaten/drunk in contaminated food/water. Levels can be assessed many years after potential exposure, using a special test called plasma-mass spectrometry, and a particular mathematical formu...
Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace
...America that flares up in the summer and continues into
the fall. In 2004, there were 2539 human cases of WNV disease reported, including 100 deaths. Among those with severe illness due to West Nile virus, case-fatality rates range from 3% to 15% and are highest among the elderly. Less than 1% of people...
Accused 13yr Old Admits to Stabbing Her Brother
... first time. She testified how her boyfriend broke into
her family's home through a basement window, fought with her parents and killed them. After three weeks of Crown evidence about the grisly crime scene and a rebellious adolescent who hated her parents and the rules they tried to impose, Tuesdays t...
Strange Sex Life of Mole-rats may Provide Clues About Human Infertility
...ween the queen and the non-breeders are translated into
the suppression of certain fertility hormones (luteinizing and follicle stimulating hormones). In the non-breeding females this has the effect of suppressing the ovulatory cycle, while in the non-breeding males it causes lower testosterone concentr...
Sea Snail Venom Paves Way for Potent New Painkiller
...enom will not be administered orally, but directly into
the fluid around the spinal cord through a little push. However, it may have side effects such as nausea, dizziness or blurred vision due to the fact that it is a very strong drug. Prialt, or ziconotide, is the result of more than 20 years research...
Translating Structure into Function
...ve been stumped trying to translate the structure into
an understanding of function what the enzyme actu...reen many thousands of molecules for one that fits into
the empty active site of the enzyme. Shoichet calls this a search for the missing piece of a jigsa...
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