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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...gether could ultimately provide the missing puzzle pieces that solve the disease, Dr. Younkin says. “Alzheimer’s is a great disease for doing genetics, because there are clear indications that a person has the disease, which makes it possible to test that individual’s DNA and RNA,” he says. Those genes nev...

Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool

...n the 1980s, further research added intriguing new pieces to the global warming puzzle. But scientists fretted over the many remaining blanks and debated fiercely over what the picture actually meant. Although some saw a looming threat, no action was taken politically, given the backlash against environme...

A Savage Murderer in Canada Gets Sentenced to Life

...rge of collapse because he left behind two crucial pieces of evidence: his wallet with identification in a bag of evidence hed dumped after the crime, and Rosss skull, which Sylvester was unable to locate after moving her body a second time. A widely publicized search for Ross uncovered no clues about h...

Gene Expression in Blood may Hold Clues About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

...t of the research, scientists examined six million pieces of gene expression information to study the differences in gene expression patterns in the blood of 15 individuals who either recovered promptly after acute glandular fever or developed prolonged illness called post-infective syndrome. Gene express...

Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

... Britain. In India, the rural fabric was ripped to pieces as Britain transformed the country into a source of cheap commodities and labour. When crops failed, the rich and powerful provided almost no help and government support was either inadequate or misdirected, and famine began to bite. Fraser says ...

Completely Neutral Evolutionary Changes Helped Shape Our Genome

...rs have revealed that many of the genetic bits and pieces that drive evolutionary changes do not confer any...whole human genome, they found more than 1200 such pieces of mitochondrial DNA of various lengths embedded into chromosomes. While chimps have a comparable nu...

Wrestler Chris Benoits Son was Sedated - Says Investigators

...oing. "We'd rather wait until we have more of the pieces so we can be more accurate and discuss more of a whole what happened," he said. "We're trying to envision as best we can what happened inside that household. This (the toxicology report) adds one element to all the other elements."...

FDA Approves First Artificial Cervical Disc

...the impaired natural disc. It consists of two main pieces of stainless steel that articulate against one another with a ball and trough (groove). After a doctor removes the impaired natural disc, the artificial disc is attached to the adjacent vertebrae with bone screws. FDA based approval on the company'...

Smoking, Glucose Tolerance Level may Increase Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk

...often unrelated. These studies help us to add more pieces to the giant jigsaw of risk factors for one of the most common autoimmune diseases, affecting approximately 1% of adults worldwide," Bergstrom said. "We hope these findings will contribute to better understanding of future RA prevention and treatme...

Genome Annotation by Mutation

...o delete or duplicate moderately long to very long pieces of DNA and make those mutations happen much more f...h more efficient method for mixing and recombining pieces of two chromosomes, making it easier to breed mice with human cancers. Such mice are needed to devel...

Pureed Products Unnecessary and Harmful for Babies UK Expert

... fed but they should also be given solids - proper pieces of meat and vegetables that they can chew and suck. There is no need for pureed food at all." While working as a health visitor for 25 years, Mrs Rapley also undertook her own UK-based research into the feeding habits of infants. She found that ba...

Boffins Develop New Technique to Hunt Illness-causing Mutants in Non-gene DNA

...o delete or duplicate moderately long to very long pieces of DNA, and make those mutations happen much more ...h more efficient method for mixing and recombining pieces of two chromosomes, making it easier to breed mice with human cancers. Such mice are needed to devel...

Animal Research Uncovers Another Mechanism of Cholesterol Lowering Drug

...cholesterol, gallstones can result. These hardened pieces of cholesterol can block the passageway from the gallbladder to the intestine, resulting in severe abdominal pain, liver damage and nutrient malabsorption. The fact that Zetia works in two locations is positive because it makes it more effective as...

Gene Therapy for Parkinsons Disease

... that make an inhibitory chemical called GABA into pieces of viruses that have been rendered non-infectious. They began studying the experimental treatment in Parkinsons patients in 2003. Some patients continue to show improvement. Parkinson's patients have been willing to step up to the operating table for...

Researchers Link Bacteria Destroying Proteins to Alzheimer's Treatment

...ommon vaccines, which, in this case, would contain pieces of amyloid beta proteins and would stimulate the immune system to produce antibodies, the new vaccine would directly provide the antibodies to patients. "These new developments are encouraging, but possible side effects may arise," Gouras said. He...

New Transgenic Mushrooms Raise Hope for Mass Production of Human Drugs

...sistance to hygromycin, an antibiotic, to circular pieces of bacterial DNA called plasmids, which have the a... non-transgenic cells. Scientists then cut small pieces off the mushroom's gill tissue and added it to a flask containing the altered bacterium. Over the co...

Rising Sea Levels Could Disintegrate Antarctic Ice Sheet

...yant ice sheet's edges off its rocky base, causing pieces to detach and melt. Today, meltwater from western Antarctica and Greenland is swelling oceans, so eastern Antarctica could easily experience such calving again, Mackintosh said. "The sheet is so large that even small changes in it can have a sign...

US Whizkids Create Eco-friendly Building Material from Mushroom

... McIntyre, their next step will be creating larger pieces of Greensulate to use in building a wall. From there, they'll perform further testing to see how the product stands up to various elements, including saturation and humidity. McIntyre said they have one two-year-old sample that's been exposed to the ...

British Scientists Develop Artificial Skin

...ths cut out. Scientists have transplanted small pieces of the artificially grown skin - less than an inch-square - onto the arms of six people paving the way for larger scale trials. It quickly knitted with the patients' own skin, and, after a month, the wounds healed up with relatively little scarrin...

Mice can Produce Embryonic Stem Cells Similar to That of Humans

... those found in human embryos. But in two landmark pieces of research, carried out independently from one another, the researchers have managed to obtain mouse embryonic stem cells that are virtually similar to their human counterparts. A report published in Nature magazine says when observed from a micr...

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