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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...ng can be done to reduce that risk. A pill a day keeps Alzheimer’s away In the late 1990s, Dr. Golde’s research group as well as other investigators discovered that compounds that inhibited production of AB actually inhibited AB40 more than AB42. As AB42 appeared to be the real culprit in Alzheimer’s, ...

Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz

...ry, and surgeries, the medical department on board keeps working round the clock, like other departments, t...attle efficient. The crew, especially the airwing, keeps injuring on a daily basis. Recently, the oldest crew member who sustained a leg injury jumping from ...

Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim

...lps the body process blood glucose. As the glucose keeps circulating and the blood sugar levels keep rising, it produces rapid weight loss as the body is starved of energy. The practice of missing injections- which is sometimes called "diabulimia" - can have severe health consequences. It can speed up t...

Fossilized Midges can Predict Climate Change: Study

... due to changes in the Gulf Stream, which normally keeps the UK climate warm and wet. During each shift the North West climate cooled with an average summer temperature fall of 1.6 degrees - approximately three times the amount of temperature change currently attributed to global warming. Scientists ...

Male Wallflowers-Watch Your Heart

...ert personality and that section of the brain that keeps the heart operating smoothly. This is not the first such study to link personality types and higher risks of heart diseases. Several studies have shown that those people with one particular type of personality face no increased risk of serious d...

Scientists Identified Obesity Control Switch

... is present in mice and in human infants, where it keeps them warm by dissipating food energy as heat, instead of storing it as white fat," said Spiegelman, senior author of the paper. "Human adults don't have much brown fat, but there is some, and from a therapeutic perspective the question is whether tha...

Scientists Identify "master Switch" for Brown Fat in Mice

... is present in mice and in human infants, where it keeps them warm by dissipating food energy as heat, instead of storing it as white fat," said Dr. Spiegelman, senior author of the paper published in the journal Cell Metabolism. "Human adults don't have much brown fat, but there is some, and from a ther...

Drug Patent Compulsory Licensing

...hs into account, Cahoy's proposed licensing regime keeps innovation incentives intact, but also ensures that developing countries have access to pharmaceuticals. During public health crises, he argues for a three-tiered arrangement, in which remuneration is based on the economic status of the country iss...

Mayo Clinic Physicians Have Adapted Real-time 3-D Ultrasound Imaging Devices

...nt mount the kind of systematic pain response that keeps patients medicated and in their beds, says anesthesiologist Steven Clendenen, M.D., who helped develop use of the technique with Neil Feinglass, M.D., and other anesthesiologists at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville. Now we can find the nerve we want in ...

Three Gene Variants Could Hold Key for HIV Vaccine: Study

...ff by the HIV virus when it enters the body, which keeps the immune system from recognizing the virus as foreign. However, the HLA-C gene is apparently not turned off by the AIDS virus, suggesting that for some individuals at least HLA-C is involved in controlling the HIV virus, the researchers said. T...

Indian Government Asks the Supreme Court to Keep Off Environmental Issues

...y the Courts, rather than passing final judgments, keeps on passing orders and directions with a view to monitor the functioning of the executive.They have led to fundamental changes in the pattern of forest governance and decision making, activists say. And it is this scheme of things an emotionally cha...

Experts Identify Vaccine Target for HIV

...e turned off by HIV when it enters the body, which keeps the immune system from recognizing the virus as foreign. HLA-C however is not thought to be turned off by HIV-1. The new results suggest that for some individuals at least HLA-C is involved in controlling HIV-1. Since HIV-1 appears unable to shut off...

US Patient Implanted With HeartMate II, Leaves ICU

...e, with that experimental heart-assist device that keeps his heart pumping. Hospital officials said it's the longest stay the cardiothoracic ICU has had, and that a lot of technology was used to keep Wilson Guthrie alive. "We're very excited to see him go home," Guthrie's sister, Teresa Rico, a family ...

Risk of Water Intoxication in Endurance Athletes

... intoxication. Under normal conditions, the body keeps a good balance of water and salt. Water can move relatively freely between the insides and outsides of cells; typically about two thirds of the water in your body is located inside cells and the other third is located in the circulating fluids outs...

Scorching Heat in Rajasthan Has Pushed the Sale of Beer to a Record High

...light drinks than hard drinks during summers. Beer keeps you light said Manmohan Singh, Manager, Food and Beverages, Park Plaza, Jaipur. None should be surprised if Rajasthan is branded as the Rhine of India, outstripping Goa, Mumbai and Bangalore, presently the top three beer consuming places....

Iraq's Orphans Left to the Kindness of Strangers

...aily." In much of the capital the only thing that keeps this growing number of orphans off the streets is the kindness of strangers. In Sadr City, a vast Shiite slum in northeast Baghdad controlled by the political movement of radical cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, Husham Hassan, 37, cares for around 30 orphans...

It is Men, and Not Women, to Be Blamed for Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

...hnology developed by him in the institute not only keeps track of sperm mobility and its count (20 million per millilitre) but is also capable of testing three other aspects. "Along with mobility and sperm count it allows three tests - hypo osmotic swelling, Acrosome status and nuclear chromatin de-conde...

Avian Flu Seen in Others Birds too

...r complacency. "The H5N1 virus is not stable and keeps constantly changing. On one occasion in China last year a new virus strain appeared with different immunologic characteristics which made it necessary to modify the vaccines used in the region concerned. This emergence of a new strain may have happen...

Bird Flu Risk Still Running High in Egypt, Indonesia, WHO Says

... of contacts." "The H5N1 virus is not stable and keeps constantly changing," Domenech warned. "On one occasion in China last year a new virus strain appeared with different immunologic characteristics which made it necessary to modify the vaccines used in the region concerned. "This emergence of a ne...

Exercise Stimulates Production of New Brain Cells

... The finding also helps explain just how exercise keeps depression at bay. Previous research had shown that exercise has similar effect to antidepressants on depression, and now Astrid Bjornebekk has found that this process happens as exercise stimulates the formation of new brain cells. Bjornebekk co...

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