Tag: "production" at medical news
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...heimer’s, and these two genes were involved in the production
of AB. In 1995, Dr. Younkin and Harvard researcher...und that all three of these mutations increase the production
of either AB in general, or a particular type of AB that is made up of 42 amino acids -- just slight...
Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg
...ertile with PCOS, taking hormones to stimulate egg production
can lead to potentially fatal overstimulation of the ovaries. Thus, obtaining immature eggs from unstimulated ovaries, and then coaxing them towards a pregnancy, is a major step forward for patients in this group. Separately, ESHRE reported that ...
Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists
...casionally extreme, plans to ensure Beijing's food production
and distribution network is working flawlessly for Olympic athletes next year. Round-the-clock guards will be on duty in Olympic kitchens, food storage areas will be under video surveillance and food transport vehicles will be fitted with global po...
Prions Prevent Alzheimers Disease
...a role for normal prion proteins in regulating the production
of beta-amyloid and in doing so preventing formation of Alzheimers plaques. Whether this function is lost as a result of the normal ageing process, or if some people are more susceptible to it than others we dont know yet. The next step for our res...
Humans are Gobbling Up a Quarter of Nature's Resources, Reveals Study
...fuels". "We are asking for trouble, if we expand production
of biofuels, as the only fertile land available is tropical rainforests," said Haberl. "If we want full-scale replacement of fossil fuels by biofuels, this would have dramatic implications for ecosystems," he said. According to some projections,...
FDA Extends GRAS Approval Listex to All Food Products
...rable bacteria in place), and are easy to apply in production
processes. In October 2006 the FDA had already proclaimed GRAS for LISTEX(TM) against Listeria in cheese. The extension to all products susceptible to Listeria, opens the door for the meat and fish industry to apply LISTEX(TM). Earlier this month, ...
Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure
...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 and lowering blood pressure. Milk chocolate, white chocolate, or dark chocolate eaten with milk do not have the same ben...
Cheap Indian Medicines Illegally Flooding Pak Markets
...id that India accounts for 22 percent of the world production
of generic pharmaceuticals, and it exports around 42 percent of its products to markets all over the world, except Pakistan. However, Dr Waheed feels that if Pakistan decides to import drugs from India, it should only allow those drugs that have be...
Insight Into Neural Stem Cells Has Implications For Designing Therapies
...rons. Similarly, they retained their specialized production
of distinct subtypes of neurons when removed from ...y is regionally modulated in order to regulate the production
of different types of neurons. "This may provide a mechanism for the brain to dynamically fine tune ...
The Hospital Superbugs
...tulinum, and (iii) improving the efficiency of the production
of the biofuel butanol by C. acetobutylicum using metabolic engineering. Official figures show that 5000 people die from a healthcare-associated infection every year in the UK and tackling the super bugs costs the NHS 1bn a year. 1 in 12 of us wil...
Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?
...ectricity. Hydrogen's critics claim that since its production
invariably involves natural gas, hydrogen's energy budget doesn't add up. And with CO2 being produced every step of the way, hydrogen, it's claimed, isn't very green at all. Hydrogen may be ecologically and technologically the logical fuel right no...
Single Drug to Check Both Glucose and Cholesterol in Diabetics on the Cards
...rently assessing an application for the commercial production
and sale of the drug. As per the recommendations of the American Diabetes Association, patients with type 2 diabetes should control their glucose levels, and keep their blood sugar level at less than seven per cent. The National Cholesterol Edu...
China Cracks the Whip Against Drug Manufacturers Who Fail Quality Norms
...eath on bribery charges, and it was announced that production
licenses of five drug makers had been pulled over ..., Cao, 45, had the power to approve pharmaceutical production
in China from 2002 to 2006. The sentencing was followed a day later by a report in the official Ch...
Liver Cancer More Prevalent in Males
...n response to liver injury than males do, and that production
of this protein is suppressed by estrogen, may poi...trogen-like compounds to males in order to inhibit production
of IL-6. "While some organs, such as breasts, are clearly influenced by gender, others like the l...
Hormone Replacement Therapy Liberation at a Cost
... influence behavior and brain function. As hormone production
declines at menopause, women suffer from Hot Flushes and Night Sweats and are more prone for Osteoporosis and Heart disease. Hormone Replacement Therapy is treatment with prescription hormonal medications to restore a woman's declining hormone...
Fat Horses Face Health Problems
...dy. Oxidative stress is an imbalance between the production
of free radicals and reactive oxygen species and the bodys anti-oxidant defense mechanisms, and that imbalance is in favor of the oxidants, said Thatcher. Those free radicals and reactive oxidant species can affect macromolecules in the body such ...
Food Safety Chief Executed for Bribery in China
...ve-year plan claims that illegal activities behind production
and sale of fake and shoddy foods and pharmaceutic...ve-year plan claims that illegal activities behind production
and sale of fake and shoddy foods and pharmaceuticals will be effectively contained in future. A s...
Water Hyacinth is Used for Health Improvements in Africa
...disease, increased power generation, and increased production
of fish for export (mainly the Nile Perch). Dr. Ogwang has also worked on other successful biocontrol programs to eradicate pests of citrus, cabbage, and cassava. He credits the development of his interest in biocontrol entomology to the traditional...
A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government
...ressures, but because a natural peak in global oil production
will have been reached. Once we reach this tippin...bert's Peak," also known as "peak oil," global oil production
will begin an irreversible decline and less oil will be available with every passing year, scientist...
Invisible Gases Form Most Organic Haze in Urban, Rural Areas: Study
...rtance of natural and human sources of VOCs in the production
of secondary organic aerosol pollution, including which human sources significantly contribute to the problem. The study was undertaken under the auspices of the university's Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, and is publ...
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