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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...ough combinations of eggs and sperm. And given the progress science has made in decoding the human genome, Dr. Younkin is convinced that some day soon researchers will have a blueprint of all the genes that raise a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s, even if by just a little bit here and there. “In the ...

Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population

...s country, unless there was a change in policy and progress made on prevention. The UN has warned that nations are faced with a disaster, the devastating effects of which go much beyond our imagination, as social stigma and lackof information means that millions of cases are still unreported....

Manmohan Singh to Inaugurate Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Conference

...ference will broadly focus on the issues, such as, progress under Bharat Nirman, issues of sustainability and convergence, water quality surveillance programme, data management and use of technology for planning and sanitation for all by 2012 with focus on aged, especially abled and children and solid and liq...

Prions Prevent Alzheimers Disease

... the prions function we should be able to halt the progress of Alzheimers. However, theres still a lot of work to be done in looking at levels of prions in the human system and how these may alter as we age....

Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine Trials

...hers consider these trials as exam-ples of ongoing progress in similar vaccine therapies for lymphoma, melanoma, pancreatic, lung and other types of cancer....

EpiCept Accelerates Development of Phase I Clinical Study for Cancer

...e event Myriad's development of Azixa continues to progress successfully. <br...

Contraceptive Spray Shows Positive Clinical Trial Result

...ng combination formulations. We have made material progress in this area, which has further strengthened our commercial prospects in the global contraceptive market Richard Treagus said. Contact: Dr Richard Treagus, CEO & Managing Director +61 3 8379 0100 +61 417 520 509 richard.treagus@acrux.com.au...

New Heart Disease Risk Score Will Help Minimise Health Inequalities

...ottingham and EMIS). The researchers tracked the progress of 1.28 million healthy men and women, registered at 318 general practices over a period of 12 years to April 2007, recording first diagnosis of cardiovascular disease. All the participants were aged between 35 and 74 at the start of the study. The...

Genaera Discontinues Lomucin in Cystic Fibrosis Studies

...ntinued, "We continue to be very encouraged by the progress of the MEDI-528 Phase 2 program in asthma. This is an asset that is below the radar screen of many, and we believe has greater present and future value than is currently recognized by the market. Separately, our trodusquemine Phase 1 study in obesity...

Tenaxis Medical Inc. Announces First Human Use of Vascular Sealant

...ant and human tissue. "I am extremely proud of the progress the team has achieved in developing a meaningful new generation of vascular sealants," said Ronald Dieck, President and CEO of Tenaxis Medical, Inc. "This is the first step in a comprehensive clinical program to position this product for regulatory c...

Parkinsons Disease Mechanism Identified

Researchers have reported progress in understanding the mechanism underlying that death, which they say suggests a new treatment pathway . In the vast majority of Parkinsons disease (PD) patients, the disorder arises not because of a genetic defect, but because some external insult ...

An Accurate Score to Measure Heart Risk

...r of IT systems to GPs.The researchers tracked the progress of 1.28 million healthy men and women, registered at 318 general practices over a period of 12 years up to April 2007, recording first diagnosis of cardiovascular disease. All the participants were aged between 35 and 74 at the start of the study.The...

Newborn Screening Tests for Babies

...g requirements, creating a snapshot of the nations progress toward improving the health of newborns. The March of Dimes contracted with the National Newborn Screening and Genetics Resource Center to survey each states newborn screening requirements. The snapshot shows that the nation is on target to meet th...

Physios Find It Difficult to Find Job in NHS

...re to be done to help existing physiotherapists to progress their careers, thus creating vacancies for new qualifiers, and improving access for graduates to opportunities across the wider health and social care sectors."...

Dental Lasers can Help Eliminate Bacteria in Root Canals

...e bacteria in root canals. The study credits the progress of miniaturized, flexible fiber tips for allowing the laser to be used in endodontic (root canal) treatment. Dr. Ulrich Schoop and a team of researchers in the dental school at the University of Vienna used 60 extracted human teeth with one root ea...

All Babies in Massachusetts Should Be Screened for Life-Threatening Disorders

...ng Report Card. Massachusetts has failed to make progress on expanding the newborn screening panel this year... requirements, creating a snapshot of the nation's progress toward improving the health of infants and children. The March of Dimes contracted with the National...

Spain Announces Cash-for-kid Payments to Boost Birth Rate

...the plan by telling lawmakers that "to continue to progress Spain needs more families with more children and families need support to have these children and resources to raise them." Previously, child support in Spain was low compared with that of neighbouring countries such as France. Currently, Spain p...

No Progress in France on 'skinny Model' Charter

...ks, magazines and advertising posters have made no progress since May , when France elected a new government, industry sources said Friday. As world capital of fashion, leaders of both France's powerful couture world and the ready-to-wear industry had joined a working-group set up by the Health Ministry in ...

Nodal Status is the Best Predictor in Esophageal Cancer

... John Vincent Reynolds and colleagues followed the progress of 243 patients who were treated with chemotherapy and radiation before surgery over 5 years. They paid particular attention to the histomorphological responses of patients---changes in the structure and appearance of tissue samples when viewed und...

Americas Preparations For Flu Outbreak Still Incomplete

...apacity to detect a disease outbreak and track its progress across the country. The government has also decid...ently in a White House briefing on the governments progress in preparing the nation for an outbreak of a deadly infectious disease. Top officials emphasized tha...

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