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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...ic neuroscientist. “If your cholesterol profile is out of whack, treatment with a simple statin drug can ...rise to approximately 15 million people. To find out what causes Alzheimer’s -- plaques, tangles or both -- researchers first began studying people who d...

Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP

...e on Energy and Commerce. (over) Dr. Dale pointed out that the CHAMP Act will strengthen and expand access to care for children and seniors by: Providing funding to assure continued and expanded coverage for millions of children from lower-income families through the State Children’s Health Insurance...

Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

...n five and 10 years. The eggs were gently sucked out using a needle, were matured in a lab dish and then frozen, for potential use in the future....

Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists

...te its food safety standards, as some of them were out of date. The government is also relying on ordinary Beijingers. A government hot line opened in 1999 for consumer complaints has proved to be a useful weapon. "Food-safety complaints were the highest proportion of complaints in 2006, about 25 per...

Nurse Has Miraculous Escape as Window is Blown Off an Air Ambulance

..., charts, his eye glasses and packages went flying out of the cabin. Fogg, 41, is 6 feet tall and weigh...id his size may have helped him avoid being sucked out of the twin-engine turboprop plane. "My left hand was on the ceiling and was holding me in, and my...

Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer

...y tumour," said Selim. Though Selim doesn't rule out bone cancer, he believes it was more likely another kind of tumour that spread to the bone. "It could have been a tumour affecting the lung, breast or kidney. Whatever the tumour's origins, it is very likely that Queen Hatshepsut spent her last day...

Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030

...he world trade in cigarettes, or about 600 billion out of the estimated 5,767 billion cigarettes sold in 2006. The protocol, which would take more than three years to discuss and ratify, would include provisions such as setting up a global tracing and tracking system on all tobacco products to identify...

Scot's National Drink, Now Available at 1,000 Pounds a Nip

...ieve the thin lip of the glass and its shape bring out the accent of its taste. A chilled glass of Highland Spring water is given complimentary. Whisky cognoscenti differ over whether the whisky should or should not be taken with water. Some argue that a few drops of water actually gives the drink the...

Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population

... The victims were those villagers, who had gone out of their village to nearby cities in search of work, only to return with the deadly virus. The remote village fraught with poverty, illiteracy, unemployment and underdevelopment has been shocked into disbelief, after 35 AIDS deaths were reported i...

Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...ires used to assess pain, and the ability to carry out everyday tasks such as dressing, washing, opening doors, and cutting meat. After six months, activity levels improved by 20 to 25 percent for those taking LitoZin. The number of joints causing them pain and discomfort fell by 40 percent, but did no...

Bird Flu in Asia Still High Risk Says WHO Official

...elieves a potential human pandemic cannot be ruled out as long as the virus lingers in birds. Indonesia remains high-risk because of the permanent contact that many people in the country have with domesticated birds. It has been the worst hit nation by the deadly H5N1 virus, with 80 fatalities to date....

Alcohol Abuse, Addiction Hits 3 of 10 Americans

Three out of ten Americans suffer some form of alcohol abuse or alcohol addiction during their lives, according to a new study of drinking and dependency. Some 12.5 percent of more than 43,000 people surveyed reported having succumbed to alcohol dependence ...

UK Sports Clubs Failing to Run Comprehensive Health Checks on Professional Players

...lubs are not legally obliged as employers to carry out health checks on their players, despite the higher...is recommended that these checks should be carried out before employment, before the season starts, and after any injury (preparticipation medical evaluati...

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

...lcohol dependence (12.5 per cent). It means that 1 out 3 persons in the US have a real problem with the bottle. But the nature of this problem can vary widely -- from a sustained streak of binge drinking behavior all the way to serious physiological addiction to alcohol. Columbia University Medical...

Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace

...d longer but has a lower rate of infection. Only 1 out of 800 children who are bitten by a mosquito with the St. Louis virus will develop encephalitis, which can lead to comas and paralysis. In many places mosquito control has begun much earlier than before, trapping mosquitoes and testing for the viru...

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

Washington, The out of the ordinary sex life of the African naked mole-rat is helping scientists comprehend how stress can lead to infertility in humans. Mole-rats are blind, hairless, and live in large colonies underground where they are ruled over by a queen. In ...

Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

...nts a house on the farm. "Phyillis threw the phone out at me and asked me to dial 911." Layman instead fo...hyillis." Layman said he tried to pull the woman out of the pit but could not. She died, along with daughters Shayla, 11, and Christina, 9, and farmhand ...

Test-tube Babies: Mood Swings are Key to Fertility Choice

...Health Sciences Centre in London, Ontario, carried out research into the emotional factors that can drive a woman to one or either of these options. Reporting at a major conference, they investigated the emotional state of 129 female infertility patients one month before IVF treatment. The volunteers...

Daily Dose of Dark Chocolate Helps the Heart: Study

...cal Association (JAMA). A clinical trial carried out between January 2005 and December 2006 showed that... pressure, the study said. The trial was carried out on 44 adults from 56 to 73 years old, including 24 women and 20 men, who suffered from pre-hypertens...

Embryo Protection Law in Germany

...ESHRE European IVF monitoring consortium show that out of 8,500 deliveries in Germany in 2004 there were ...ycles in Germany. Prior to 2004, Germany carried out the most number of ART procedures in the whole of Europe, with France and the UK in second and third...

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