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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...ried to focus our research on ways in which we can make a difference in the lives of our patients, both to...w very high doses of the NSAIDs would be needed to make a difference in Alzheimer’s risk. This meant that a compound that could successfully and significan...

Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study

...eted by the microbe that causes tuberculosis would make a promising target for new drugs to combat the deadly infectious disease. The Swiss team first identified the enzyme, protein kinase G (PknG), as a promising drug target back in 2004. At the time, they said that the protein is the secret weapon ...

First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab

...rated in cancer patients, who might be expected to make up the majority of those wishing to preserve their fertility using this method," Holzer added. Holzer suggested that healthy women can actually resort to this procedure to preserve their fertility as they near middle age. "Women in their mid-30s ...

M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens

...ke a fresh look at what types of rules or policies make sense," Olson added. The findings of the study were published in the July issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health....

Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

...e. It also asks people to cut their own pollution, make their homes, businesses, schools and transport mor..., so it's vital to be there. We've got to talk and make the whole world listen. Live Earth China, on the steps of the Oriental Pearl Tower in Shanghai, wi...

Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming

... the 1980s they often needed to wear hip waders to make their way to the ponds, they noted, while by 2006 the same areas were dry enough to burn....

Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls

... who are recognized in our country, who would each make a dramatic tale of 15 minutes in length," she said. Nair assigned one AIDS topic to each director, "and then they had the freedom to do what they needed to do," she said. Nair herself is well known and respected for her directorial ventures like "S...

Japan's Kobayashi Might Drop Out of Hot Dog Eating Championship

...re eaten separately after being dunked in water to make them easier to swallow. The only real rule is to avoid regurgitation -- or "reversal of fortune" as it is quaintly termed -- which would result in immediate disqualification....

Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women

...t our study will provide a good basis for women to make a decision on whether or not to use CATs as compar... treatment period. Our findings do not allow us to make a direct causal link between CAT use and pregnancy rate, says Dr. Boivin. It may be that compleme...

Mother Donates Eggs So Daughter can Give Birth

...ughter can give birth should her genetic disorder make her infertile as an adult, a physician said Tuesda...n should become infertile, her mother's eggs could make it possible for her to give birth nonetheless, to a child who would be not only her offspring, but a...

Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet

...87 -- Boeing's first new model in 13 years -- will make its maiden test flight later this year before going into commercial service with Japan's All Nippon Airways (ANA) in 2008. The new aircraft boasts several revolutionary design features, most notably the use of high-tech plastic composites instead o...

Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore

...t is detected too late. Research would hopefully make it easier for patients to be screened early. At the National Cancer Centre, researchers will be looking at cancer-causing genes. With enough information, they could develop personalised treatment plans for different patients with different genes, the...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...g injections like those tested in this study could make fat grafts predictable, inexpensive, biocompatible and permanent. Equally important, blocking Y2R resulted in local elimination of adipose, or fat, tissue, said Baker. This is the first well-described mechanism found that can effectively eliminate ...

Cognitive Test Takers and Score Variation

...e apparent fuzziness of one-time assessments could make it hard to tell whether someone is truly impaired, or truly improving or worsening, instead of showing normal short-term fluctuation. Accordingly, Salthouse has come to believe that everyone has a range of typical performances, a one-person bell cu...

Macrobiotic Diet Made Courtney Love Gain 50 Pounds, Not Lose!

...th's cook who does macro food. I thought, it can't make me fat he's Gwyneth's cook! [But] I saw those pictures and thought 'Oh my God!' 182 lbs. does not look good on me. Nothing fit, she said. Love discarded her macrobiotic diet and adopted a strict no carbohydrate one instead. She also put a lock on ...

Malaysian Astronaut to Conduct Cancer Research in Space

... "Worse, many think we will spin a top in space or make milk tea," he was quoted as saying by the Star newspaper. Russia will send Malaysia's first cosmonaut into space in October 2007 as part of a scientific mission aboard the International Space Station. The two countries signed a deal to send the c...

Genetic Mutation That Makes Common Cancers Resistant to Drugs Identified

...tion that may alter tumour cell proliferation, and make them resistant to certain types of therapies. The researchers say that they found a recurring mutation of the gene AKT1 in breast, colorectal, and ovarian cancers. The AKT pathway is among the most commonly activated cellular pathways in human c...

EU Aims to Shake Up Wine Industry With Root-and-branch Reform

...rkets, drain the infamous wine lakes and of course make things more simple," she said. EU attempts to turn around souring wine market Although Europe remains by far the biggest wine producer and exporter, it faces growing competition from so-called New World competitors, notably Australia, the US stat...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

...herspoon that legislators need to "push harder" to make the law work....

American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record

...re eaten separately after being dunked in water to make them easier to swallow. The only real rule is to avoid regurgitation -- or 'reversal of fortune' as it is quaintly termed -- which would result in immediate disqualification. Hot dog eating champions are not, as might be expected, huge and obese,...

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