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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

... of whack, treatment with a simple statin drug can reduce that risk. Our goal is to develop a similar kind o...m test whether the drugs they are developing could reduce the production of tangles and/or plaque. The mouse models helped provide a breakthrough discovery f...

Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP

...ntial data on their practice patterns. Helping to reduce smoking rates while provide funding for SCHIP and Medicare by increasing federal taxes on tobacco products. Reducing costly and unfair overpayments to Medicare Advantage plans and applying these savings to ensuring health care access to children and...

UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage

...and other lifestyle changes are urgently needed to reduce climate-altering carbon emissions that are damagi...use of clean energy sources, and tax incentives to reduce carbon emissions. "... we have to adopt lifestyles that are not only healthy but also environment ...

Insecticide-treated Bed Nets to Combat Malaria in Older Children and Adults

...chers found that the use of the nets could greatly reduce the number of mosquitoes that survived repeated encounters with protected humans. Also, by preventing the mosquitoes feeding on humans, the nets could divert them to feed on other mammals, which do not host the malaria parasite, reducing the number o...

Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...rosehip remedy, called LitoZin, may in future help reduce spending by health-care services on expensive new rheumatoid arthritis drugs. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a painful and debilitating autoimmune disease, which affects millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the immune system attacks the joi...

Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected

... at Texas A&M show that the US government needs to reduce the number of people and facilities that handle bioweapons agents and bring a hodgepodge of federal lab rules into a unified, mandatory, and enforceable system to ensure lab safety and accountability. In its statement, the group released details ab...

Tamiflu 30 Mg and 45 Mg Capsules Approved by FDA

...onset, antiviral medications like Tamiflu can help reduce the duration of symptoms. Tamiflu can also be used preventively to help avoid the flu altogether. Clinical trials have shown Tamiflu to be up to 89 percent effective in preventing influenza illness when taken within 48 hours of exposure, which can ...

Dow Acquires Wolff Walsrode from Bayer

...lion (~USD 590 million) are intended to be used to reduce Bayer's net debt. Dow plans to combine Wolff with its Water Soluble Polymers business to create a new specialty business driven to become the preferred development partner and premier application expert in the cellulosics industry. Cellulosics and ...

Chavez Threatens to Nationalize Private Hospitals in Venezuela

...ionalise private hospitals if their owners did not reduce health care costs . Chavez made a nationally televised speech, saying that the privately owned hospitals and clinics would be made part of the public health service if they failed to abide by the law. He also described costs at private clinics as ...

Daily Dose of Dark Chocolate Helps the Heart: Study

...ating a little bit of dark chocolate every day can reduce blood pressure without causing weight gain or othe...om reading. Consuming dark chocolate also helped reduce the prevalence of hypertension, or high blood pressure, from 86 percent to 68 percent, it said. Th...

Embryo Protection Law in Germany

...ple pregnancy and doctors consider it necessary to reduce the number of foetuses she is carrying in order to increase the chances of the remaining ones surviving. It is also performed when doctors discover that foetuses are abnormal. Professor Ricardo Felberbaum, from the German IVF registry and a member ...

Complementary Therapy may Reduce Pregnancy Chances in Women

...wever, it is not clear whether people use these to reduce stress or to increase their chances of getting pregnant. So Dr. Boivin and a colleague from the University of Copenhagen, Dr. Lone Schmidt, set out to study why women made these choices, in the hope of being able to better inform them both of their...

Elderberry A Natural Boost to Skin

... will also test whether the elderberry extract can reduce risk factors for heart disease. We already know that a healthy diet can help protect against heart disease and skin damage, and that a mixture of similar food components have been shown to improve the skins structure. There is also evidence that th...

Prions Prevent Alzheimers Disease

...hat the normal prion proteins found in brain cells reduce the formation of beta-amyloid, a protein that binds with others to build plaques in the brain that are found in Alzheimers disease, explains Professor Hooper. He continues: In vCJD, the normal version of prion protein, PrPc, found naturally in the ...

Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet

...igher humidity levels within the cabin expected to reduce passenger dehydration. Boeing, which aims to build 2,000 Dreamliners over the next two decades, has so far received 634 orders from 45 companies for the plane, which has a catalogue price of between 146 to 200 million dollars. The 787 will go int...

Medicaid Data Analysis

... one state in which co-occurring disorders did not reduce the odds that patients would receive community-based mental health treatment. The authors suggest that reimbursement policies favoring community mental health centers may increase the likelihood of receiving community treatment. Calling for a no wr...

Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore

...r, its prevention and early detection essential to reduce the risk of gastric cancer, the society says. Each year, 600 people are diagnosed with it and 400 die from it. But these numbers could soon be reduced if the Singapore Gastric Cancer Consortium achieves results through its new five-year research ...

Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure

...ated that a 3-mm Hg reduction in systolic BP would reduce the relative risk of stroke mortality by 8 percent...ouraging "complex behavioral changes" to help them reduce their blood pressure. But over indulgence in chocolate is not good as it is high in fat and calori...

Smokeless Tobacco Promotion

...ecommending snus to inveterate smokers who want to reduce their health risks and for considering public policies, such as lower taxes for snus and public information campaigns, to promote its use by smokers. However, Simon Chapman and Becky Freedman (University of Sydney, Australia) argue that Swedens exp...

Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz

...care, and not shaving areas that don't need it can reduce your exposure to infection. When washing your hands, be sure to use soap and rub vigorously to get a lather before rinsing off. When shaving, go with the grain of your hair, not against it, and don't shave genital areas, large skin surfaces, or other...

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