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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...to 20 percent is AB42. As people grow older, small numbers of plaques and tangles form. The risk that these l...nsible for memory function. But, still, sufficient numbers of neurons were left so that some memory function was actually recoverable. The neurons began to wor...

Strange Sex Life of Mole-rats may Provide Clues About Human Infertility

...auses lower testosterone concentrations, and lower numbers of sperm. In most non-breeding males, sperm that are present are non-motile, Dr Faulkes added. The queen also appeared to exert control over breeding males, so their testosterone levels are kept down until she is ready to mate.However, the stress-r...

Embryo Protection Law in Germany

...reezing] is a very effective way of increasing the numbers of babies born after ART, because approximately third of all its ART deliveries were from frozen embryos, said Prof Nyboe Andersen....

Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore

...diagnosed with it and 400 die from it. But these numbers could soon be reduced if the Singapore Gastric Cancer Consortium achieves results through its new five-year research project. It is bringing together clinicians and researchers from four public hospitals, two universities, and leading research inst...

Pediatricians Face Malpractice Crisis

...n't want to minimize the horror of being sued, the numbers don't bear this [malpractice] out as a problem for pediatricians," said Dr. Carroll. Although children are responsible for a large percentage of healthcare consumption, he found that pediatricians accounted for only 2.97% of all malpractice claims....

Insight Into Neural Stem Cells Has Implications For Designing Therapies

...est them from the brains of patients, expand their numbers in the culture dish to obtain a particular neuron type, and transplant them back into patients. Notably, the distribution of adult neural stem cells throughout the subventricular zone raises the possibility, he says, that the cells' activity is reg...

Flu Outbreak Among Children Feared in Western Australia

...tically sick within a day. "It's not about large numbers ... we had three children who got sick very quickly," he said. Two of the children fell ill in Perth's Princess Margaret Hospital for Children and tests revealed they had developed a form of pneumonia. "Samples taken from the two children who die...

Ban on Hookah Smoking Should Stay, Argue Doctors

...ts of waterpipe smoking, but data show that rising numbers of children in the UK are being exposed to and experimenting with smoking hookah products, write the authors. Children as young as 10 years old are known to smoke fruit flavoured aromatic tobacco in areas with large minority ethnic communities such a...

Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring

...e communication costs were small, but now that the numbers are increasing, so are the bills," Coifman said. H.... Traffic detectors are being deployed in larger numbers to address the costs of traffic congestion, Coifman pointed out. He cited a report that estimated th...

777 Couples Married on 7.07.07

...Astrology, numerology, tarot reading all depend on numbers to make predications. In fact all the years from 2001 to 2012 will have these kind of dates. So wait for 8.08.08, 9.09.09, 10.10.10, 11.11.11 and finally 12.12.12....

The Chattier Gender

...n use far more words each day than men. One set of numbers that is commonly tossed around is that women use 20,000 words per day compared to only 7,000 for men. These findings have been reported widely by national media and have entered the cultural mainstream, James W. Pennebaker, chair of the Psychology D...

Genzyme Announces First Phase III Study of Tolevamer in Diarrhea Patients

... alarming rise in the incidence of disease, higher numbers of patients with complications and more frequent failures of standard antibiotic therapy. Tolevamer is designed to bind and neutralize the toxins released by C. difficile that damage the intestine. A non-antibiotic approach has the potential to tre...

Chromosone Disorders - Unrevealed Facts

...cells cause infertility, miscarriage and irregular numbers of chromosomes (aneuploidy) in neonates. A new...toring the mechanism that ensures that the correct numbers of chromosomes are distributed during cell division. Scientists have now shown that there is an al...

Skin Cancer Rates Soar In Warmer Regions Of UK

...me outdoors. On top of that we have got increasing numbers of people using tanning facilities."Under the European Commission guidance, sunscreen manufacturers have been asked to simplify the way sun creams are labeled, designating them as low, medium, high or very high protection....

Boffins Identify Gene That can Protect Humans from Nephronopthisis

...2 function sets off harmful genes leading to large numbers of kidney cells' death.. To see if GLIS2 has the same result on human, Friedhelm Hildebrandt and his team at the University of Michigan carried out a genetic screening of those having NPHP. They found that some patients carried mutations in the sa...

New Therapies for Kidney Diseases

...es these harmful genes the result being that large numbers of kidney cells die. The organ shrinks and changes in its architecture occur which affect normal kidney function. To find out if GLIS2 has the same effect in humans Friedhelm Hildebrandt and his team at the University of Michigan carried out a gen...

Completely Neutral Evolutionary Changes Helped Shape Our Genome

...imates emerged. "When new species emerge, their numbers and therefore their genetic differences are very small. This creates a genetic bottleneck during which any changes in the genome will either get eliminated quickly or spread to the whole population quickly," Katsanis notes. Katsanis proposes that n...

Advancement in Gene Associated With Colon Cancer

...lon cancers genetic roots using samples from large numbers of people in Israel with known ancestral heritage. The project is funded by the National Cancer Institute, with additional funding from the Irving Weinstein Foundation. The researchers compared the genetic makeup and family history of more than 1,8...

Simple Blood Test May Predict Alzheimers Disease

... year's clinical trial can cost 12million as large numbers of patients are needed to get accurate results. "T...hat accurately monitors progression can reduce the numbers of patients needed for clinical trials." Agrees Professor Clive Ballard, director of research for...

Dotted All Over? - Count Yourself Lucky

... the twins and found that participants with high numbers of moles - more than 100 - had longer telomeres than those with fewer than 25 moles.The difference between the two groups was equivalent to six to seven years of normal ageing, and this was estimated by looking at the average rate of telomere length ...

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