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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...and thought in 10 to 15 years -- a person could be offered an aspirin-like pill to keep those proteins in che...cognitive deficits,” he says. These Mayo mice are offered to any scientist studying Alzheimer’s disease for just the cost of producing them. They are also mad...

Pete Doherty Gets a Rehab or Jail Ultimatum

...ty 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 his arrest on May 5 when his car was stopped by officers in Kensington High Street, London....

Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile

...eating that way. The federal pilot program which offered fruits and vegetables to the children in school was unsuccessful because the children refused to eat them. They didnt like its taste. They still went for chips and soda or unhealthy junk food. One expert acknowledges that the forces that cause obes...

Stem Cell Treatment may Prolong Lives of Children With Brittle Bone Disease

...l trials must be conducted before the treatment is offered to the public....

Snack Foods Fortified With Fiber

...nalysis team to conduct taste tests. Subjects were offered vouchers for K-State's Call Hall ice cream in exchange for tasting and comparing the regular snacks and their bran-enriched counterparts. The snackers reported liking cookies and tortillas made with enriched bran, whether precooked or not. However,...

Now, Fibre-enriched Tasty Snacks in the Making

...nalysis team to conduct taste tests. Subjects were offered vouchers for K-State's Call Hall ice cream in exchange for tasting and comparing the regular snacks and their bran-enriched counterparts. The snackers reported liking cookies and tortillas made with enriched bran, whether precooked or not. However,...

Organically Grown Food More Healthier

... do not seem to have the health promoting benefits offered by long-chain omega-3 oils found in oily fish. The Soil Association is now pressing the Food Standards Agency to review its guidance on the merits of organic as opposed to conventional fruit and vegetables. Peter Melchett, its policy director, sai...

Irish Outsourcing of Smear Test may Result in Cervical Cancer Being Undetected

...d laboratory for analysis, Ms Begas said. "This offered a continuum of care to all our patients through a shared understanding of result reports," she said. "Much of this has now been lost through outsourcing." The annual report of The Well Woman Centre carried an analysis of 37,000 cervical smear test...

Functional Food What is That, Ask First

... available in pill or other forms. Original food offered the best and cheapest way to source the functional ingredients, Dr Savage said. There was evidence foods such as oats, soy, flaxseed, tomatoes, garlic, cabbage-like vegetables, citrus fruits, cranberry, tea and red wine could all deliver impressive...

Frustrated With Fad Diets One Man Sets Out to Weed Through The Jungle of Plans

...xception diet plans pills potions and remedies are offered in every possible form online. One individual has set out to discover the truth from all the diet plans available yes every single one. According to a man that prefers to go by the name Big John there are exactly 1733 diet plans available on the inte...

New Heart Disease Risk Score Will Help Minimise Health Inequalities

...ing heart disease over the next 10 years should be offered statins. A persons chance of developing heart disease is estimated using standard risk factors such as age, sex, smoking, blood pressure and cholesterol. This risk score is typically based on equations derived from the US Framingham cohort study. ...

Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too

... Nova Scotia government announced Gardasil will be offered to seventh grade girls as part of the school-based vaccination program and will not be mandatory. The catch with Gardasil, though, is that it has proved remarkably effective against two particular strains of HPV, which in themselves are said to be ...

AIDS Foundation Lauds Brazil for Negotiating Price Cut on Abbott's Kaletra

...ends to Brazil the same price structure Abbott has offered 44 other countries considered low and low-middle income, and it replaces a deal signed in 2005 when it lowered the price of the previous version of Kaletra by 46 percent in Brazil after the government threatened to break its patent. "We commend th...

British Woman Who Has inherited Breast Cancer Wants to Spread Awareness

...need to do a gene test. Women in this category are offered regular screening and some opt to have a bilateral mastectomy." He says that women with a genetic predisposition to breast cancer are being picked up by health services much more often than they used to be. Clinical trials of the drug Tamoxifen ar...

European Commission Seeks To Dispel The Darkness Out Of Sunscreens

...name-brand sunscreens and found 84 percent of them offered inadequate sun protection or contained harmful ingredients. The organization ranked the best and worst of the bunch by analyzing 400 peer-reviewed studies and other publicly available materials. The Commission also states that those creams that cla...

An Accurate Score to Measure Heart Risk

...ing heart disease over the next 10 years should be offered statins.A person's chance of developing heart disease is estimated using standard risk factors such as age, sex, smoking, blood pressure and cholesterol. This risk score is typically based on equations derived from the US Framingham cohort study.But ...

Talks to End Poland's Medical Strike Fail

...d away from the negotiations. The government had offered pay increases in 2008 but the strikers wanted hikes this year. Poland's state-employed medical workers are notoriously overworked and underpaid, like their counterparts across most of the former communist bloc. Polish nurses earn the equivalent o...

Newborn Screening Tests for Babies

...ate basis. In Pennsylvania, newborn screening is offered at most hospitals, but it is not required by law. Therefore it is not a guarantee and, potentially, screening could be eliminated or reduced. Massachusetts had been a leader in newborn screening when, in the early 1960s, it became the first state t...

Survey Shows Emergency Services Of British Hospitals Doing A Good Job

...van, spokesperson for the British Heart Foundation offered the following statement: "While the data shows that the emergency services are making great progress, sadly it's often the person having the heart attack who continues to put their own life at risk. Far too many people doubt their symptoms, worrying ...

New Delhis Apollo Hospital Treats More Than 80 Iraqis

...dollars annually by 2012. A few Indian hospitals offered free treatment to Pakistani children in the wake of the trust steps between the two countries initiated by their leadership since 2003....

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