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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...earchers 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 happening, and they make sense, but we don’t know that they are true,” he says. “We have to ...

UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics

...iate medical circle. For the British public, the prospect of highly educated professionals as terror suspects is a chilling departure from the home-grown Muslim terrorists, many with family roots in Pakistan, who have been implicated in previous conspiracies here. Britain remained jittery on Tuesday, with...

Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too

...m, where infection rates have been soaring and the prospect of many more women dying of cervical cancer in the years ahead is very real. In fact, reaching these societies and perhaps the broader male market in North America at the same time may be the reason Merck included in Gardasil an extra vaccine aga...

Prions Capacity can Be Aggrevated by Solid Particles

... licks are frequented by many animals, raising the prospect that the agents may become concentrated in the soil. Relatively little is known about the routes of prion transmission in animals, but the new Wisconsin study may help to resolve one puzzle: Oral transmission of prions, says Aiken, tends not to be ...

British Woman Who Has inherited Breast Cancer Wants to Spread Awareness

... children to grow up without a mother. While the prospect of six hours on the operating table fills McQueen with trepidation, she is not traumatised by the prospect of losing her breasts. "In Europe white women look at breasts as sexual things but black women loo...

MIT's Green Nano-factories to Produce Eco-friendly Batteries

...s to the world's energy problems. It holds out the prospect of using nano-technology in a variety of ways," he added....

Singapore's Dr. Love Brings Good Sex to Indonesia

...ut sex on its head. Dr. Love is upbeat about the prospect of Indonesians getting involved, saying they are more relaxed about such things than their reputedly straitlaced Singaporean neighbours. "The Singaporean threshold of good quality sex may not be the same as the threshold of good quality sex in Indo...

The New Recruitment Process Leaves Thousands of Doctors Jobless

... relegated to a career in the wilderness, with the prospect of becoming a specialist virtually out of the question. Now the vacancies would be available again only after seven years. One doctor said that his qualification of a Phd had no value compared to a course in resuscitation....

Experts in Istanbul Seek Nature and Measure of Happiness

...r politicians," he hastened to add, ruling out the prospect that governments could plug into their citizens' brains to make them happy....

Public Places in England Go Smoke Free

...nogen. Numerous Britons have been spurred by the prospect of the smoking ban to light their last cigarette, or at least to try quitting. The market for products to help prospective quitters will this year cross the 100-million-pound level, a 40 percent increase since 2002, according to the market research...

Anti-inflammatory Drug Fails to Improve COPD Symptoms

...loss. In addition, animal studies supported the prospect using the drug in COPD. When TNF- was infused into rats, they developed emphysema, which, along with chronic bronchitis, makes up most COPD cases. When the TNF- receptor was turned off in mice, they were less likely than mice that had not be genetica...

Brickbats And Bouquets For U.S Prison Healthcare In-Charge

...his blunt style, while others are furious over the prospect of spending billions on inmate healthcare with no legislative control.In one episode, Sillen sparked substantial grumbling when he vowed to send U.S. marshals to the state treasury and seize whatever funds he needed to lift inmate care to constitutio...

Australia Agonising Over the Problem of Cocaine Use by Lawyers

...der on black silk. The imagery is powerful and the prospect frightening. Australia is currently wracked by reports that many lawyers have turned to cocaine in a big way, throwing the entire legal system in disarray. Peter Hayes, for instance, once hailed as a brilliant advocate, is lying critically ill in...

Super Fruit Fly may Harbor Hope for Human Longevity

...rch team to make the inhibiting proteins opens the prospect of developing a lot of new therapeutics. The study describes a new method for blocking receptors involved in aging and disease across many species, including humans. Receptors are proteins that send out signals across a cell membrane. In the frui...

Scientists Have Found Way to Delay Menopause

...udies at Imperial College, said that what made the prospect of a pill or injections to extend the life of womens eggs possible was the fact that modern day women were much healthier than their counterparts just 15 years back, and thus it was possible to delay menopause without much risk. "We think we have ...

Photodynamic Therapy can Scramble the Immune System to Fight Cancer Spread

...elsewhere in the body. Their research raises the prospect of using local PDT to treat cancer that has spread...ork is interesting, however, because it raises the prospect of a future treatment that could be applied locally but then stimulate the bodys own defences to see...

Study Reinforces Safety of Long-term Biologic Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...matoid arthritis, and patients should now have the prospect of less disability with a treatment which has also proven to have a good long-term safety, Professor Lars Klareskog of Karolinska Institute Karolinska University Sweden, said. Professor Emilio Martin Mola of the Rheumatology Unit at Hospital Univer...

Canadians Urged to Renovate Houses to Check Radon Gas Radiation

...iation right inside your own home? That is a scary prospect indeed. Canadian health authorities have estimated that over 500,000 Canadians could be constantly exposed to radiation from radon gas. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive substance and byproduct of the decay of uranium in soils and rocks. ...

Anti-inflammatory Drug Fails to Improve COPD Symptoms

...loss. In addition, animal studies supported the prospect using the drug in COPD. When TNF-á was infused into rats, they developed emphysema, which, along with chronic bronchitis, makes up most COPD cases. When the TNF-á receptor was turned off in mice, they were less likely than mice that had not be geneti...

Early Trial of New HIV Drug Shows Promise

Promising results of a new HIV drug has raised the prospect of an effective new treatment against the deadly disease in which the immune system begins to fail. // The drug 'raltegravir' was given for about 10 years to at least 178 patients with advanced HIV who were not responding to regular anti-retroviral ...

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