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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...associated with the disease, physicians understood little about Alzheimer’s disease. But several decades ago... risk of developing Alzheimer’s, even if by just a little bit here and there. “In the world of complex genetics, this is a very exciting time,” Dr. Younkin s...

A Glass of Wine can Keep Tooth Decay and a Sore Throat at Bay

...hough well- known by the ancient Romans, have been little investigated," the Daily Mail quoted Professor Gabriella Gazzani, as saying. "Overall, our findings seem to indicate that wine can act as an effective anti-microbial agent against streptococci bacteria and upper respiratory tract infections," she s...

Robbie Donates 1.5 Million Pounds to Help His Native People Beat Addiction

...t he could help his native people. "I'm glad the little help I give can raise the profile of things like this," the Mirror quoted Williams, as saying. The singer revealed that he intended to participate more actively to help people at his place, where he plans to return one day. "I want to be more act...

Accused 13yr Old Admits to Stabbing Her Brother

...t,, then 12, said she had been forced to knife her little brother by her adult boyfriend, who only moments earlier had slain both her parents. The girl, , told the jury in a barely audible voice that Steinke was panting and covered in her parents blood as he climbed the bedroom stairs that fateful night in ...

Sea Snail Venom Paves Way for Potent New Painkiller

...ly 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 by a scientist born in the Philippines, Baldomera...

Daily Dose of Dark Chocolate Helps the Heart: Study

Eating a little bit of dark chocolate every day can reduce blood pressure without causing weight gain or other side effects , according to a study published Tuesday in the United States. Previous research has shown that eating chocolate can lower blood pressure, b...

Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women

...o resolve fertility problems, even though there is little evidence that they are effective. However, it is not clear whether people use these to reduce stress or to increase their chances of getting pregnant. So Dr. Boivin and a colleague from the University of Copenhagen, Dr. Lone Schmidt, set out to stu...

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

...tity and the applicant's criminal record. There is little scope for picking up radicalisation, militancy or revolutionary tendencies. The NHS Employers said in a statement that hospital management teams "carry out rigorous checks before they appoint any member of staff, including verification of identity...

Pete Doherty Gets a Rehab or Jail Ultimatum

...ehab anyway to be honest with you - this is just a little push," Doherty said. Judge Lachhar said that she decided to give Doherty another chance, after learning that he had been offered the chance to undergo rehab in Harrogate, northern England, later this month. These six offences are all related to h...

Just One Cigarette can Cause Nicotine Addiction

...ddiction can appear even when youth are smoking as little as one cigarette per month. In a study, published in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, the researchers found that 10 per cent of youth become addicted to nicotine within two days of first inhaling from a cigarette, and 25 per cent...

Australian Father Gets 15 Year Jail Term for Forcing Bestial Acts on His Daughters

...vere borderline personality disorder and had shown little remorse for his paedophilic and zoophilic deviant sexual behaviour at the time. He sentenced the man to 15 years jail, giving credit for his guilty plea and the fact he had not reoffended since. He will be eligible for parole in January 2015. J...

Humans are Gobbling Up a Quarter of Nature's Resources, Reveals Study

...duction, which would mean completely clearing what little remains of the Brazilian and Argentinean rainforests. Not only would this wipe out thousands of species, but would also have a devastating effect on the climate. "Unlike farmland, forests help to seed rainfall because they have high evaporation ...

Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards

...rge afterwards. The unemployed 26-year-old was a little reserved to begin with, letting on only that he felt "very stressed" amid issues such as "hair loss and stomach upsets," as well as a so far fruitless job search. But once he got hold of the hammer there was no stopping him and soon he had virtuall...

Reduction in Antidepressant Leads to Suicidal Risks

...e period before the regulatory warnings, there was little change from month to month in the rate of new antidepressant prescriptions, with an average of 23 per 10,000 patients. By the end of the studya total of 21 months after the U.K. warningsthis proportion had decreased by 33 percent to an average of 15 ...

Pediatricians Face Malpractice Crisis

...rd numerous horror stories and anecdotes, there is little actual data reported, especially for pediatricians. So we took a retrospective, comprehensive look at malpractice claims against pediatricians. Surprisingly, we found that from 1985-2005 society hasn't become more litigious, at least not vis vis p...

Will Seven Be the Lucky Number for Las Vegas Newlyweds?

...o many people." At the non-resort locations, the little chapels which Vegas is famous for, there is plenty of action. More than 100 weddings are planned at the popular Chapel of the Flowers. At the Little White Chapel the schedule was filled with 460 weddings, with more possible. "We can't make any ...

New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down

...e Code will help make the City that Never Sleeps a little more comfortable for those who occasionally do," the environmental office jokes. The previous code dates back to 1972, back when New York was on the cutting edge in the effort to limit the cacophony. The new one in many cases leaves it up to an i...

New "second-line" AIDS Drug Shows Promise in Trials

...ere "mild or moderate" in severity, with generally little difference between the etravirine-takers and the placebo group. Etravirine, made by a Belgian firm, Tibotec, has been closely followed by AIDS campaigners. Antiretroviral drugs, as drugs to combat HIV are known, can save people with the AIDS viru...

A Mechanical Prosthetic Close to the Real Thing

... phalanges. 'Having a body-powered device leaves little room for mechanical failure,' Didrick said, adding that there aren't any robotic medical alternatives. Made of steel and blue plastic, Didrick's X-Finger allows for a surprising degree of dexterity: Enough to grip (and swing) a golf club, operate a...

The Hospital Superbugs

...ives. Until now scientists have understood very little about the biology of C-diff. With funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and Morvus Technology Ltd, Professor Nigel Minton and his team have developed the ClosTron knock out system which can target specific ge...

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Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:250 Campuses Usher in School Year of Saving Kids’ Lives During First-Ever “Dance Marathon Day” on Sept. 25 2Health News:Montel Williams and Frank Davis Announce New Whole-Food Nutrition Recipe Book, The Simple Scoop, at Natural Products Expo East In Baltimore 2Health News:Montel Williams and Frank Davis Announce New Whole-Food Nutrition Recipe Book, The Simple Scoop, at Natural Products Expo East In Baltimore 3Health News:Non-governmental stakeholders to discuss the Global Health Security Agenda 2Health News:Professional recommendations against routine prostate cancer screening have little effect 2Health News:Award-Winning Cooking Magazine for Kids Challenges Former White House Pastry Chef and 10-Year-Old Chef to Cook Up a Healthy Snack 2Health News:Award-Winning Cooking Magazine for Kids Challenges Former White House Pastry Chef and 10-Year-Old Chef to Cook Up a Healthy Snack 3
(Date:9/18/2014)... New research into the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV), ... in humans similar to that caused by Ebolavirus, has ... discovery has the potential to lead to novel targets ... The research, reported in a paper published today in ... scientists at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute and their ...
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