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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

... all accounts, that focus will likely begin to pay off in this second century of Alzheimer’s research. Un...lecules inside neurons changes; they begin to come off the microtubules they had once supported, and bind together into paired and twisted filaments. “The ...

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

...lar glass of wine, both red and white can help put off tooth decay, gum disease and heal sore throats . According to Italian scientists, who used bottles of supermarket Valpolicella and Pinot Nero wine, the drink has ingredients that can kill bacteria. "However, the drink's antibacterial qualities, a...

Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours

...ich causes the cells to stop proliferating and die off instead of dividing and growing. The device wa...r building blocks during division, so that it dies off before proliferating. Cancer cells typically divide at a much faster rate than most normal cells, ma...

Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected

...ry incidents did not pose a threat to anyone on or off campus, but conceded that the university should have reported the worker's Brucella exposure in a more timely manner. Davis said none of the workers who were exposed to the Q fever agent got sick and that Texas A&M was going beyond health monitorin...

Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

...ted Showalter's wife, Phyillis. "The family took off to try to get him," said Sonny Layman, who rents a house on the farm. "Phyillis threw the phone out at me and asked me to dial 911." Layman instead followed her and two of the Showalter's four children. By the time he got to the pit a few feet away...

Swans Checked in France for Deadly Bird Flu Virus

...d in the meantime measures have been taken to seal off the lake in the Moselle department where the birds were found. France's only outbreak of H5N1 was early last year. On June 24 France stepped up surveillance after several cases of the H5N1 virus were discovered in Germany and the Czech Republic. ...

Sporty Spice Fears That She Might Never Get Pregnant

...life-changing event and a crazy time. I was living off adrenaline and wasnt taking care of myself, she said. I had put pressure on myself to look a certain way. I found it hard to feel worthy of what was happening because it was so incredible. I went to the gym and trained constantly. I wasnt eating pr...

Cognitive Test Takers and Score Variation

...lassification based on one assessment could be way off the mark. Salthouse says it may be time to view cognitive abilities as a distribution of many potential levels of performance instead of as one stable short-term level. He proposes the use of a measurement burst procedure that bases understanding o...

Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards

... allowing eight stressed out city residents to let off steam. "That's got to be worth 15 years' therapy," says jobless Jorge 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 ...

Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure

...s not only good for your heart , it may also stave off hardening of the arteries among smokers, and it has more antioxidants per gram than red wine, green tea or berries. A new study published in the July 4 2007 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association found that to have a small blood pr...

Young Girls Turning to Speed for Losing Weight

...se speed as a meal substitute. Once the drug wears off the stomach realises it is empty. This induces periods of not eating and then bingeing. From there it doesn't take a lot to go into an eating disorder, the Daily Mail quoted Herne, as saying. Miss East Anglia, Rosanna Carr Taylor, who supports eati...

Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz

... aircraft carrier of the United States, has sailed off the Chennai coast . While everyone talked about the possible radiation from the nuclear reactors powering the ship and debated over if the ship had nuclear weapons on board or not, very few knew of the F-16 and F-18 Hornets and Super Hornets, the wo...

New Diagnostic Test for Mad Cow Disease Developed

...els of abnormal proteins called prions, which kill off brain cells and are thought to cause the disease. Dubbed as 'Protein Misfolding Cyclic Amplification', the new technique works by boosting the replication of prions, so that they can be easily detected in test samples of the brain tissues. For ...

Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted

... basin, it said. The report was released to kick off Ontario Family Fishing Weekend, which runs from July 6th to July 8th. While fish remains a healthy choice for consumers, toxic contamination levels suggest that we are still treating the Great Lakes as a toxic waste dump, said Aaron Freeman, Policy...

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

... range from 50-175 dollars. If your car alarm goes off at night for more than three minutes, your car can be towed and you may receive a fine of 350 dollars. Alan Fierstein, of the Acoustilog company that helps deliver soundproofing solutions, said he thinks the new code will be effective. "It will w...

France Steps Up Vigilance After Bird Flu Outbreak

...zech Republic last month. Authorities had sealed off the pond in the Moselle department where the birds were found last week. In accordance with EU norms, a one-kilometre (0.6 mile) exclusion zone has been established around the Assenoncourt pond, as well as a wider 15-kilometre "observation" zone. ...

NHSs Golden Handshake Shocks People

...n uprecedented scale . It was a 480,000 pounds pay off by the cash strapped NHS. The Peterborough Primary Care Trust (PCT), which is responsible for family doctors, dentists and community health, gave the big redundancy package to Chris Town, who was turned down for the chief executive's job. Mr. Town...

Curative Qualities of Tamil Nadus Kuttralam Waterfalls

..., followed by a good south Indian meal and rounded off by a good sleep at a comfortable resting place, visit Kuttralam in Tamil Nadu. The waterfall is certified to have curative qualities by thousands of people who have been visiting Kuttralam regularly. The water that comes down from the 167 meter h...

Chinese Mayor Urges Residents to Stop Buying Cars

...on of the city's three million cars would be taken off the road for a two-week trial period in August in an effort to temporarily clean the city's notoriously polluted air. The experiment is a test run for next year's Beijing Olympics, when the partial car ban and other measures will be employed to ens...

Boyfriend Bites Off Lip and Ear of 3-year-old Daughter of His Girlfriend

...ice. State and local police officers were tipped off that the two fugitives were planning to drive back into New Bedford after their names and photos were posted on the Massachusetts State Police most wanted list, police spokesman Capt. Richard Spirlet said. Media reports had generated 'an awful lot ...

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