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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...e top of the hill for the first time, and while we probably won’t get where we want to be for many years, it is really exciting.” Dr. Younkin helped discover that a single brain protein, known as amyloid-beta 42 (AB42), appears to be the central player in the disorder. And much of Alzheimer’s drug research is...

M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens

...so most kids who play these games occasionally are probably doing fine. We hope that this study is a first step toward reframing the debate from 'violent games are terrible and destroying society' to 'what types of game content might be harmful to what types of kids, in what situations. We need to take a fres...

Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses

... strain that caused the outbreak in people in 2002 probably no longer exists in nature," explains Dr. Kanta Subbarao of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), whose laboratory verified the efficacy of the anti-SARS antibodies in animal models. "What we need to prove for any vacc...

Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer

...psut, Egypt's greatest female Pharaoh died in pain probably due to caner that spread to her pelvic bones, a new study by researchers has revealed. The daughter of Pharaoh Tuthmosis I and wife of Tuthmosis II, her half-brother, Hatshepsut reigned from 1498 to 1483 BC as the fifth pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty...

Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

...a ladder into about 18 inches of manure. "It was probably something he had done a hundred times," Sheriff Donald Farley said. "There was gas in there and he immediately succumbed." Believing Showalter had suffered a heart attack, police said, a farmhand followed him moments later and also passed out. Th...

Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet

... its manufacturing and assembly processes and will probably be mimicked by succeeding airplanes." The Dreamliner's other innovations include greater levels of comfort for passengers, with higher humidity levels within the cabin expected to reduce passenger dehydration. Boeing, which aims to build 2,000 Dr...

Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure

...blood pressure and researchers believe that is due probably to the action of the cocoa polyphenols such as flavanols. Polyphenols in dark chocolate seem to increase the production of a substance in the body called nitric oxide, which causes the blood vessels to widen, making more room for the blood to flow an...

People With Higher IQs are More Patient in Financial Matters

...tolerance seem to be closely interconnected -- and probably for a good reason. In order to be able to assess a risk correctly or to have a successful strategy in the long term, it is necessary to be able to recognise how things are interconnected. "Anyone who does not have this ability may be better advise...

Australian Patients Who Received Vitamin Injection Infected With Hepatitis C

... An inquiry found that the spread of the virus had probably occurred as a result of "inadequate infection control practices" at the clinic. Health Minister Reba Meagher said Dr Hameiri had closed the clinic during the investigation but had "reassured" officials the procedures had been corrected. "Although...

Snack Foods Fortified With Fiber

Munching on cookies or tortillas probably doesn't come to mind. But a Kansas State University researcher is experimenting with ways to add fiber to the foods we love without changing what we like about our favorite snacks. Sajid Alavi is an assistant professor of grain science and industr...

Chickens also Use Earth's Magnetic Field to Sense Direction

...ng migration, believes that the magnetic sensor is probably situated in the eye, since the birds need short-wave light (such as blue light) to orientate themselves. In long-wave light above the yellow level, this ability is lost in all the birds that have so far been tested, he said. He further said a mag...

DNA Sample Suggests Greenland was Much Warmer During Last Ice Age

...nd boreal forests 450,000 to 900,000 years ago was probably between 10C in summer and -17C in winter. The r...ver in that region also meant the global ocean was probably between one and two metres higher during that time compared to current levels, he said. Harp said th...

Organically Grown Food More Healthier

...chers suggests, the lower levels of flavonoids are probably caused by over-fertilization. A recent review, published in the journal Nutrition Bulletin and authored by Claire Williamson from the British Nutrition Foundation, stated that the overall body of science does not support the view that organic food...

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Spreading Its Tentacles in Massachusetts

...website, July 20-23, Aug. 8-11 and Sept. 7-10 will probably be the most severe salt-marsh mosquito outbreaks for residents in coastal towns....

Pennsylvania Government's Partial Shutdown Ends

...that they achieved some of their goals, and that's probably a good budget agreement," Rendell said, declaring himself "very satisfied with where we came out." The deal addresses some of Rendell's health care and energy initiatives but will not impose the surcharge on electricity use the governor had sought, ...

Smoking Speeds Up Muscle Loss

...ing slows the muscle protein synthesis machinery - probably impairing day to day upkeep of muscle. We are all well aware of the ill affects of smoking on the lungs but our study reveals yet another cause of ill-health associated with smoking. Hopefully the UK smoking ban will encourage people to quit while th...

MEN as Partners to MEND Maternal Health A World Population Day Initiative

...o, is no exception to this power equation. This is probably one of natures worst follies, which the planet has lived to regret! In a remote town in Uttar Pradesh, a man allegedly threw his six year old daughter in a river with a motive to kill; the little girl was battling a kidney ailment for 3 years. Th...

Gallstone Gene Discovered by Research Team

...researcher concludes that, "The genetic alteration probably makes the pump run permanently at high speed." The researchers now hope that their finding will have positive consequences for prevention and therapy. Professor Lammert thinks that, "It may be possible for certain patients to be helped with drug t...

Jade Goody Believes Miscarriage was 'God's Punishment' for Wrong Deeds

...hams' and I was at the peak of my career, so I was probably due a tumble. I didn't expect it to be so bad, but it's made me stronger," she added. However, the Rt Revd Nick Baines issued a statement saying 'Jade Goody can be sure that losing her baby wasn't a punishment from God. God doesn't punish people. H...

Scientists Revealed the Key Molecule That Controls Pain

...at it was these similar parts of the molecule that probably regulate pain in humans. Its a big step forward in understanding how the molecule works and should make it possible to develop drugs that block the receptors actions, said Dr Thompson. Inhibiting P2X as a potential pain-relief therapy would be th...

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