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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...s Alzheimer’s disease research has advanced in the past 20 years, Mayo Clinic researchers say caution is warranted about the future prospect of breakthrough drugs in this decade, or even the next. Dr. Petersen expresses this hesitancy. “There are a million studies that describe how things could be happeni...

Singapore Dengue Cases Return to Epidemic Level

...ached 'epidemic' levels for the second time in the past month, health ministry data monitored Tuesday said. The Ministry of Health said 381 cases were reported between June 24 and 30, above the 'epidemic threshold' of 378 cases per week. Dengue cases crossed the threshold for the first time since 200...

Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

... three of the pregnancies had been achieved in the past five patients. But he cautioned against giving rise to false hopes. The research is still in its preliminary stages and had not yet been proven in cancer patients, the biggest potential beneficiaries. Women who face chemotherapy or radiotherapy f...

M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens

...y played violent M-rated video games 'a lot in the past six months'. 'Grand Theft Auto', which is rated M for blood and gore, intense violence, strong language, strong sexual content, and use of drugs, was the most popular game series among the boys surveyed. Surprisingly, it was also the second most po...

Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly

...dy, and with a more rapid decline in the memory of past experiences, memory of words and symbols, and perceptual speed. "Among older persons without manifest cognitive impairment, difficulty in identifying odours predicts subsequent development of mild cognitive impairment," the authors conclude. "Th...

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

...asure. The hotel has sold six bottles of it in the past four years. Gleneagles has exclusivity on the 1805 because it and the Johnnie Walker company are both owned by drinks giant Diageo....

Acute Mountain Sickness may Lead to Pulmonary or Cerebral Edema

...ublic 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 availability of the Internet. In spite of these apparent changes, it is unknown whether there is an actual increased awareness among those who actually climb to t...

Influenza Virus Samples of 1918

...e enabled these scientists to open a window onto a past pandemic--and perhaps gain a foothold for preventing a future one. Discovery and characterization of the 1918 pandemic influenza virus in historical context, by J Taubenberger, J Hultin and D Morens. Spotlight on Respiratory Viruses issue of Antivi...

NHSs Golden Handshake Shocks People

..." Mr. Town had been working with the NHS for the past 35 years and he was eligible for early retirement and entitled for the settlement. The 2007/2008 budget for Peterborough PCT is £250 million, including £32 million contributed by Peterborough City Council for adult social care....

Curative Qualities of Tamil Nadus Kuttralam Waterfalls

...eason has started. I have been coming here for the past nine years to enjoy bath under the natural shower, which has medicinal property. Secondly, oil massage is also available here. So every year we come to Kuttralam." It is believed that the waters of the fall touch many medicinal plants along the way...

Flu Outbreak Among Children Feared in Western Australia

...aged under five, died from the fatal strain in the past 72 hours. Staff at The Gold Coast Hospital admitted its Emergency Department had been bursting at the seems with 'traditional winter-bed demand' exacerbated by a colder-than-normal winter. One local general practitioner told The Gold Coast Bullet...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...in people's attitude towards climate change in the past 12 months," says Kruse, "and this makes it easier to mainstream hydrogen technology. I'm already receiving inquiries from people wanting to buy hydrogen cars." In the western corner of West Sacramento, is the home of the California Fuel Cell Partne...

China Cracks the Whip Against Drug Manufacturers Who Fail Quality Norms

... acute leukemia and rheumatoid arthritis. In the past week alone, a former department head at the State Food and Drug Administration was sentenced to death on bribery charges, and it was announced that production licenses of five drug makers had been pulled over the last year and that 128 others had bee...

No Flu Outbreak Here , West Australians Told

...e deaths of three Perth children younger than five past week - all killed within 24 hours of developing flu-like symptoms had triggered off panic. The state communicable disease control Paul van Buynder had said tests had established that the three children had died from a combination of influenza A a...

Boom in Internet Shopping may Be Adding to CO2 Emissions

...sed by almost a third, or more than 730,000 in the past decade. The total distance travelled by vans is also growing four times faster than the distance travelled by cars, it said. The report further said while cars are subject to industry-wide targets for reducing carbon dioxide emissions and dealers...

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Spreading Its Tentacles in Massachusetts

...ch has killed six people in Massachusetts over the past three years. "I'm still not one-tenth of the per..., a total of 13 known cases, has unfolded over the past three years. A 5-year-old Halifax girl, an elderly Kingston man, a Holbrook teen, and a Brockton man...

Grandparents' Care Makes Grandchildren More Caring for Them

... the grandchildren felt an emotional connection to past experiences, grandparents need to feel that they are also helping their grandchildren in the present," remarked Dr. Even-Zohar. "The practical meaning of the research is that grown grandchildren can, and need to be involved in the ongoing care of t...

Global Warming Threatens Tibet

...e major rivers in China and Southeast Asia. In the past 100 years, the area of these glaciers has shrunk b...of the earth melts, the road subsides. Over the past 40 years, water losses due to global warming and vaporization have reduced water volume in the earth...

Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

...famines that struck India in the 19th century, the past is throwing up vital pointers for scientists porin..., though, this grim trajectory is not one that all past societies followed to completion," adds Diamond. "Different societies collapsed to different degrees...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

... implications of human obesity. Obesity, over the past decade, has become a major health concern in horses, said Dr. Scott Pleasant, an associate professor in DLACS and diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. This is primarily because of its association with problems such as insulin res...

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