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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

... is known as the amyloid cascade hypothesis and is now accepted by many Alzheimer’s researchers almost as...zheimer’s. Patients will use r-flurbiprofen (known now as Flurizan) for 18 months. Dr. Golde, who is not involved in this trial, suspects that r-flurbipr...

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

...ks to the mapping of the human genome. "Since we now know exactly what the requirements should be for a...to avoid interference with host kinases, we should now be able to rationally design compounds that are highly effective against PknG," said Pieters. Tube...

UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage

... economic expansion of China and India. "We have now reached a critical stage at which global warming already has seriously impacted lives and health and this problem will pose an even greater threat to mankind in coming decades if we fail to act now," Omi said. He said that in some countries environ...

First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab

...in the ovaries themselves. The baby girl, who is now around one year old, was born in Canada after work...men 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...

Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer

...minary examination of the 3,000-year-old mummy has now revealed that Hatshepsut was obese, had decayed teeth and possibly suffered from a skin disease. "Her mouth shows the presence of many dental cavities, periapical (root) inflammation and pockets," said Ashraf Selim, radiologist at Cairo University,...

Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population

...e," he said. Those who have survived death are now living a life of seclusion, due to social ostracisation. "In remote villages here, whenever a case is reported, none of the authorities are informed. Even doctors do not care about the victims. Unemployment is the main reason behind the spread of...

Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...er for six months, a pilot study showed. Experts now want to conduct more extensive trials, which could...argeting different parts of the immune system, are now becoming available, but are so costly it is questionable how many patients will receive them. Trea...

Adult Stem Cells Show Promise for Peripheral Vascular Disease

...Hu, Chairman of Beike Biotechnology group. "We are now working to collaborate with institutions in the U.S. to further substantiate this and other studies including those we are doing for neurological diseases using umbilical cord stem cells." In 2006, Beike Biotechnology completed two studies involvin...

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

...rporations used to cover employees treatments, and now they no longer do. Alcohol abuse and dependence remain highly prevalent and disabling, the authors conclude. Persistent low treatment rates given the availability of effective treatments indicate the need for vigorous education efforts for the pub...

Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for

...ess sleep a night than they did 40 years ago. We now know that chronic lack of sleep has an effect on how an animal sleeps, said lead study author Fred W. Turek, Professor of Neurobiology and Physiology, whose paper has been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). The...

Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming

...er," said biology Prof. John Smol These sites have now crossed that threshold "A key 'tipping point' has now been passed: Arctic ponds that were permanent water bodies for millennia are now ephemeral,"These po...

Translating Structure into Function

... intermediates are unstable, scientists have until now been unable to test their fit to the enzymes active site. Once the scientists had predicted the substrate, Raushel, a professor of chemistry at Texas A&M University, tested the prediction experimentally. The results confirmed the prediction. Almo, ...

Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

...place in developing countries like India. It is now catching up in the West too. Fiver persons fell victims to the deadly methane emanating from a manure pit in a dairy farm in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, US Monday evening. Scott Showalter, 34, a Mennonite farmer who climbed into the pit to unclog ...

Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls

...that of Africa in a few years. The director, who now lives in Uganda, knows the problem firsthand. Figures of a 2006 UN study show that 72 percent of the 2.6 million global AIDS deaths were in sub-Saharan Africa with devastating socio-economic impact. She wants to use the "immense power" of Indian ci...

US Traveler With Deadly TB Has Less Serious Strain

...so said that if Speaker infected other people, "we now have some drugs available to try to treat them and prevent them from developing TB." Speaker was the first person in more than four decades to be placed under mandatory isolation by US health authorities, who feared he suffered the rare XDR TB infe...

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

...e competitive eating calendar. Most participants now use the "Solomon technique" patented by Kobayashi, breaking the wieners in half before wolfing them down. The buns are eaten separately after being dunked in water to make them easier to swallow. The only real rule is to avoid regurgitation -- or "...

Luciano Pavarotti Believes He is 'nearing His End'

... and happy man. After that, this blow arrived. And now I am paying the penalty for this fortune and happiness," he said. Pavarotti's agent Terri Robson said that Pavarotti has chosen to stay away from the public eye, and that he is quite 'positive' at the moment. "He is being very positive at the mo...

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

...of one, is a laboratory technician. The police are now working to unravel links and prior contacts within this far-flung expatriate medical circle. For the British public, the prospect of highly educated professionals as terror suspects is a chilling departure from the home-grown Muslim terrorists, man...

Pete Doherty Gets a Rehab or Jail Ultimatum

...en you next come. But if you do not I can tell you now that you will go into custody," The Sun quoted District Judge Davinder Lachhar, as stating in the courtroom. Speaking to reporters outside court, Doherty, who is currently dating supermodel Kate Moss, said that this ruling pushed his already though...

FDA Extends GRAS Approval Listex to All Food Products

...s food pathogens, US food processing companies can now apply a novel yet natural tool: LISTEX(TM) bacteri...BI Food Safety's CEO, Mark Offerhaus: "Food Safety now tops the agenda of US food processing companies and consumers, who are insisting on 'green' solution...

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