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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...n of AB in your brain, than if you try to treat it once plaques form,” Dr. Golde says. “We know that stati...; they begin to come off the microtubules they had once supported, and bind together into paired and twisted filaments. “The hypothesis is that AB stresses ...

Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System

... treatment for cancers. "The implication is that once you know the mechanism by which tumours evade the immune system, you can match that tumour to available therapies," said senior author Dr. Alan L. Epstein, Professor of Pathology at USC's Keck School of Medicine. "First, we find the genetic change...

M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens

...he children who play them and look at the policies once again which propose that children should not access these games because although so many participants played violent games, youth crime rate has actually declined. "But violent game play is so common, and youth crime has actually declined, so most ...

Jacqueline Kennedy Onnasis Phobia Over Daughters Weight Gain Revealed

...oline Kennedy, C. David Heymann, has revealed that once Jacqueline chided Caroline, when she insisted on h...author. The book has also revealed that Caroline once took the blame, when the police found her cousin David Kennedy growing marijuana in their homes back...

Maxygen Initiates Phase IIa Clinical Trial of MAXY-G34 in Breast Cancer Patients

...be administered as a single subcutaneous injection once per chemotherapy cycle. The primary objective of the Phase IIa trial is to identify one or more doses of MAXY-G34 that effectively treat chemotherapy-induced neutropenia. Patient tolerability, safety, and immunogenicity will be monitored and assess...

Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming

...substantial bodies of water; Cape Herschel Lagoon, once 160 meters by 35 meters and a meter deep, "had only a small shallow puddle" (23 meters by 11 meters and 10 centimeters deep) in one basin when the scientists sampled it on July 13, 2006. Camp Pond, 20 meters by 40 meters, and Beach Ridge Pond, 100 me...

Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

...e construction of the pit decades earlier. About once a week, waste is pumped from the roughly 9-foot-de...xic gas," said Bruce Good, who saw Showalter about once a week. Whether the victims suffocated from the fumes, drowned or died of another cause might neve...

Cognitive Test Takers and Score Variation

...Virginia, has demonstrated that giving a test only once isnt enough to get a clear picture of someones mental functioning. It appears that repeating tests over a short period may give a more accurate range of scores, improving diagnostic workups. Salthouse gave 16 common cognitive and neuropsychologica...

Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards

...," as well as a so far fruitless job search. But once he got hold of the hammer there was no stopping him and soon he had virtually destroyed the room, its bathroom and the television and cupboards for good measure to "get rid of some daily stress." Throwing a chair against the walls accelerated the j...

Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted

...nuing legacy of dangerous chemicals, such as PCBs, once used electrical equipment but banned in 1970s. Even though PCBs have not been used for decades, they are still being found in some fish at unsafe levels. The report was based on a comparison of Ministry of Environment recommendation on the safety o...

New Strategy to Counter Problem Drinking

...vaara is a physician and health researcher who was once an employee of Biotie Therapies Corp., the manufacturer of nalmefene. The drug maker supported the new study. There are fair amounts of good data (showing) that the more drinks you have a day, the more likely you are to have health or social conseq...

Contraceptive Spray Shows Positive Clinical Trial Result

...tion contraceptive are effectively maintained with once daily dosing. The second study was a Phase I, pharmacokinetic study, investigating the delivery of a formulation combining Nestorone and the natural estrogen, Estradiol. A single dose of the combination formulation was applied to the forearm of hea...

Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring

...their data very frequently. Some do so as often as once every twenty seconds. "When the number of contro...only need to electronically "ping" a quiet station once in a while, to make sure it was still working. Between pings, the station would store non-critical...

Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too

...maker that is still reeling from the recall of its once celebrated painkiller Vioxx, Gardasil is seen as something of a corporate life raft. Analysts say U.S. sales alone would top $1 billion US a year, assuming Gardasil becomes covered by private insurance plans and at least some government programs. ...

Canadian Children Prefer to Eat More Snacks

...nd kids who ate at fast-food restaurants more than once per week were more likely to consider large portions of fries and small portions of vegetables to be usual, as did children from socioeconomically disadvantaged families and those who frequently ate while watching television. This study demonstrate...

Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids

...to adulthood. It hasn't come without effort, but once the entire town decided to wage war on the cushions of fat developing on their children, the people of Somerville resolved to take on the task. While other towns across the US have started group weight-loss programmes, this is an experiment like no o...

Genetic Factors Behind Mosquitoes Resistance to Malaria Identified

...ments of the mosquitos immune system are activated once TEP1 binds to an invader....

Elevated Carbondioxide may Have Negative Impact on Ecosystem

...re under insect attack. It inhibits further attack once the invader has ingested it. Our results suggest that elevated CO2 increased the susceptibility of soybean to invasive insects by down-regulating the expression of hormones related with defense, which down-regulate the important defense CystPls again...

Prions Capacity can Be Aggrevated by Solid Particles

...e shown that animals introduced into pastures that once held infected animals could become infected. Infectivity of prions was also enhanced when they were bound to whole soil. "Since the 1940s it's been known that 'infected pastures' have the ability to infect new animals," according to Aiken. Peders...

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Spreading Its Tentacles in Massachusetts

...go outside, her family said, though now she leaves once a day to take short walks to the beach. Her illness, she said, served as a wake-up call to family members, who are now very cautious and make sure to use insect repellent before going outside. Still, her 9-year-old granddaughter is afraid of the ou...

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