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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...ed AB40 more than AB42. As AB42 appeared to be the real culprit in Alzheimer’s, Dr. Golde was convinced that a systematic search for compounds that preferentially lowered AB42 would be successful. However, a two-year effort did not find such a compound. Then in 2000, Dr. Golde and Eddie Koo, M.D., who w...

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

...t). It means that 1 out 3 persons in the US have a real problem with the bottle. But the nature of this problem can vary widely -- from a sustained streak of binge drinking behavior all the way to serious physiological addiction to alcohol. Columbia University Medical Centre analyzed a survey of 43,...

Japan's Kobayashi Might Drop Out of Hot Dog Eating Championship

...n water to make them easier to swallow. The only real rule is to avoid regurgitation -- or "reversal of fortune" as it is quaintly termed -- which would result in immediate disqualification....

Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine Trials

...cines may be abandoned as dead-ends, despite their real therapeutic value in terms of prolonging patient survival. Clinical data are providing evidence that patients are living longer following vaccination, de-spite the fact that trials do not show the vaccines can induce the immune system into shrinkin...

In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash

... virtually enhanced reputations. "The buyers pay real cash for virtual gold. They have proper jobs but not enough time for games," he said, adding that sometimes the rewards are quite lucrative. "In just five hours playing one time... I made 2,000 yuan (260 dollars)." Often the players do not really...

Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile

...ch programs showed that only four demonstrated any real success in changing the way kids eat or any promise as a weapon against the growing epidemic of childhood obesity. No difference in the amount of fruits and vegetables eaten by kids participating in the program and those who weren't. Teachers who ...

American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record

...n water to make them easier to swallow. The only real rule is to avoid regurgitation -- or 'reversal of fortune' as it is quaintly termed -- which would result in immediate disqualification. Hot dog eating champions are not, as might be expected, huge and obese, since experts note that an excess of fa...

Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted

...stem. We need stronger pollution regulations and a real plan from the federal and provincial governments to clean up the Lakes. The toxics can really add up, said Freeman. Fish from the supermarket, from the chip stand and from the Great Lakes all contain various concentrations of harmful contaminants,...

Scientists Find Single Circuit Channeling Depression in Rats

...ion cameras to record activity in brain neurons in real time. According to Deisseroth, rat brains show similar depression symptoms to human ones and react to anti-depression medicines in the same way. The testing showed that an alteration in electrical activity flow through the brain could be readjust...

Women are the Real Bosses at Home

A new study has found that women are the real bosses at home . According to Iowa State University researchers, wives have greater power in marriage problem-solving behaviour. The study, which examined 72 married couples from Iowa, found that wives, on average, display greater situational pow...

NanoSensors Provides Update on Its Biosensor to Detect E.coli and Salmonella

...ect for e.coli and salmonella in food and water is real and growing as has been evidenced by the three major e.coli outbreaks in 2006 and 2007: one involving tainted produce served at Taco Bell restaurants, the second involving washed-and-bagged spinach from Natural Selection Foods, (collectively these tw...

Bra-less Britneys New Affairs

...gain in news, flashing her boobs in public while a real estate investor claims he is her new found love. ...s with her boobs clearly visible. Meanwhile the real estate investor John Sundahl has announced that he is going around with pop singer Britney Spears. ...

Brain Pathway for Depression Revealed

...nique allows intact brain circuits to be viewed in real time, enabling the researchers to watch living neurons in action, across entire brain networks. The system uses a fluorescent dye, sensitive to brain circuit activity, which the researchers introduce into the animal brain tissue. As dyed circuits l...

Vegas Couples Hope Sevens Will Be Lucky Wedding Day

...s a fun thing to get married on this date, but the real fun is only just starting," Rushing said. "We're looking forward to marriage, but first we're looking forward to a few more days in Vegas."...

Efforts on to Tackle Health Problems Faced by US Truck Drivers

...s ago and now is trying to lose 30 pounds. "It's real easy to let your personal health be the last of your priorities," she said. William Rundle is one of the drivers for Schneider National who benefited from his company's aggressive effort to treat sleep apnea. "It's wonderful to be able to functio...

Americans Bloated On Happy Pills

...t Goodman, an internist in New York City, says the real force behind skyrocketing antidepressant prescription rates is pharmaceutical marketing to doctors and to consumers. "You put those two together and you get a lot of prescriptions for antidepressants," he says. Goodman questions whether all these pre...

Imaginary Friends are Good for Kids

...ntent talking to an imaginary friend rather than a real one need not worry , for a new study has found that such a pal can have a positive effect on children. Karen Majors, an educational psychologist at the Institute of Education in London also insists that imaginary friends are not a sign that your ki...

Experts Need to Include Children in Research

...eading paediatric expert,Scientists will only make real breakthroughs in childrens medicine if they include children in research programmes as well as adults . Professor John Warner was speaking today at the opening of the Paediatric Research Unit, the UKs first unit solely devoted to paediatric clinica...

Parkinson's Targets Two Distinct Brain Networks, Finds Study

...uch easier to identify. The cognitive problems are real and have to be addressed. The medicines for Parkinson's don't seem to do anything to alter these networks and we need new ones to target these symptoms," Dr. Eidelberg said. Eidelberg added that the networks could be used as biomarkers to diagnose ...

WBC Selective About Sugar

... these proteins. To link her experiments back to real fungi, Rubin-Bejerano worked with the pathogen Candida albicans, which is the most common fungus in blood stream infections. She used an enzyme to digest beta-1,6-glucan from the fungal cell wall, leaving the beta-1,3-glucan intact. She then unleashe...

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