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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
... disease, to determine how blood chemistry changes over
the years (see associated story, Defining Alzheime...elp predict which people would develop the disease over
time. One marker is AB. Although no one knows what the normal function of AB is, the Mayo Clinic r...
M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens
...re likely to play in groups - in the same room, or over
the Internet," Olson said. The study suggested that since availability of M-rated games is on the rise, it is important to explore their effects on the children who play them and look at the policies once again which propose that children should no...
Insecticide-treated Bed Nets to Combat Malaria in Older Children and Adults
...o transmission originates from adults and children over
five years of age, who constitute the bulk of the ...ng children and pregnant women in order to achieve over
80 percent coverage in these high-risk groups. The study was conducted by a team of researchers le...
Inability to Recognize Familiar Smells Could Signal Alzheimers
...cipants were tested every year for five years, and over
the course of the study, 30.1 percent developed mild cognitive impairment. "Risk of developing mild cognitive impairment increased as odor identification decreased," said the study which is published in the July issue of the Archives of General Psy...
Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists
...Games, city officials said. International alarm over
Chinese food exports has been building for weeks amid reports of toxic produce endangering lives in the United States and other countries. China's own food inspectors announced last week that a six-month crackdown had uncovered industrial oils, aci...
Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer
... in back, the mummy shows an overweight woman just over
five feet tall, who died at about 50. "First of all, the mummy was not just overweight, she was obese," Discovery News quoted Ryan as saying. One thing, however, researchers say with certainty, is that Hatshepsut had cancer: cancer that had met...
Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030
...l new legislation to improve trans-border controls over
the trade. The conference is discussing a new il...lliance, comprising 300 organisations representing over
100 countries around the world. The alliance was created to support the development, ratification,...
Scot's National Drink, Now Available at 1,000 Pounds a Nip
... 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 flavour, but master distillers of the 1805 suggest this whisky is best left to hit the tongue undiluted. The 1805 is smo...
Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population
...h village in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh District after over
100 people reportedly tested HIV positive. 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, unempl...
Acute Mountain Sickness may Lead to Pulmonary or Cerebral Edema
...h affects about half of those ascending to heights over
3,000m, may lead to life-threatening complication...general public in AMS is thought to have increased over
the past 25 years. This change is partly due to media exposure, trekking guidebooks and the wide ava...
UK Sports Clubs Failing to Run Comprehensive Health Checks on Professional Players
...e out of 10 of the professional football clubs and over
half of rugby union premiership clubs surveyed took pre-employment medical histories but less than half of the cricket and rugby union division 1 clubs did so. Fewer rugby union and cricket clubs recorded before employment whether a player had a hi...
Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans
...s alcoholism, is characterized by impaired control over
drinking, compulsive drinking, preoccupation with drinking, tolerance to alcohol and/or withdrawal symptoms. Alcohol abuse was defined as drinking tied to domestic violence, car crashes and fetal alcohol syndrome. Alcohol abuse is also characteriz...
Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for
...wn that when animals are partially sleep deprived over
consecutive days, they no longer attempt to catch ...per day followed by a four-hour sleep opportunity, over
five consecutive days. The researchers monitored their brain wave and muscle activity patterns in or...
Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace
... . It has also left puddles of standing water all over
the place, leading health officials to warn against the dangers of disease-carrying mosquitoes. "When we have more rain like this, our mosquito population can go up, and more contact with mosquitoes means a greater possibility of mosquito-borne ill...
Strange Sex Life of Mole-rats may Provide Clues About Human Infertility
...in large colonies underground where they are ruled over
by a queen. In a new study, scientists, by exami...by bullying them. The queen exerts her dominance over
the colony by, literally, pushing the other members of the colony around. She shoves them to show wh...
Napoleon Love Letter Seduces Bidders at Manuscript Auction
...ween the 13th and 20th centuries, was put together over
30 years by Albin Schram, a professor of law who died last year in Switzerland. He amassed the hundreds of original manuscripts largely without his family's knowledge. In all, the 500 lots on offer fetched 3.8 million pounds, nearly double the amou...
Daily Dose of Dark Chocolate Helps the Heart: Study
...ypertension. Participants were randomly assigned over
18 weeks to eat either dark chocolate containing 3...chocolate in other populations and look at results over
a longer period....
Embryo Protection Law in Germany
...he number of ART procedures has steadily increased over
that time, said Prof Nyboe Andersen. In 2002 there...cedures (nearly 70,000), followed by Germany (just over
60,000), Spain (nearly 41,000) and the UK (just over
40,000). There were 370,963 cycles in the 29 ...
Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women
...ho used CAT had a 20% lower pregnancy success rate over
the 12-month treatment period. Our findings do not...tep for the researchers is to study the same group over
a five year period and see how many become pregnant in the longer term. It is important to do this b...
China Fears Show Food Export Quality Key: WHO Official
...se risk facing the kind of fears afflicting China over
the quality of some of the food it ships abroad, a UN health agency official said Tuesday. Shigeru Omi, the regional director for the Western Pacific for the World Health Organisation (WHO), warned that countries which failed to monitor food export...
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