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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...iting target,” Dr. Hutton says. “If we are able to remove the blockage that is clogging microtubules, it may be that the system will just start again, with neurons back functioning normally.” Dr. Lewis says the studies suggest that toxicity to neurons caused by tau begins before tangles develop. “If so, we...

Amnesia Drug That Blocks Bad Memories on the Anvil

...rats at New York University, which enabled them to remove a specific memory from the animals' brains while leaving the rest of their memories intact. An amnesia drug called U0126 was used in the study. The researchers trained the rats to associate two musical tones with a mild electrical shock, so that t...

Former US Vice President Al Gores Son Continues to Be Dogged by Drug Abuse Problem.

...s a result of the accident, doctors were forced to remove approximately 60% of his spleen. He also sustained a concussion and fractures to a leg and a rib, as well as bruises to the lung, kidney, and pancreas. His father chose to stay near him during the recovery, bypassing a possible presidential run in ...

Chemical Injections for Fat Removal

...e simple, non-toxic chemical injections to add and remove fat in targeted areas on the bodies of laboratory animals. They say the discovery, published online in Nature Medicine on July 1, could revolutionize human cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery and treatment of diseases associated with human...

Scientists Discover Key to Manipulating Fat

...e to use non-toxic chemical injections to add and remove fat in targeted areas on the bodies of laboratory animals. They say the discovery, published online in Nature Medicine on July 1, could revolutionize human cosmetic surgery and treatment of diseases associated with human obesity. Investigators say t...

Africa's Men Urged to Step Up AIDS Fight

...ort that they need. "The most important thing is remove women from the bottom of the prymaid," she said. As of June 2006, around one million Africans were receiving antiretroviral drugs which help roll back the AIDS virus, a tenfold increase since December 2003. But this was still less than a quarter ...

Prions Capacity can Be Aggrevated by Solid Particles

...ry avid, very tight. We found it very difficult to remove the prions from the montmorillonite." Feeding the prion-mineral mix to hamsters, a common animal model for prion disease, Aiken's team expected to see a lower rate of infection than animals dosed with pure agent. Surprisingly, prions bound to montm...

British Woman Who Has inherited Breast Cancer Wants to Spread Awareness

...or death," she says. She is due to have surgery to remove her breasts and a reconstruction in the next few months. She's been told that this move will dramatically reverse the odds for her - without the surgery there is a 90 per cent chance she will develop breast cancer; with it, there is a 90-per-cent ...

Lasik Device To Correct Bifocal Vision Approved

... flap in the outer layer of the cornea in order to remove a small amount of tissue. The flap is then replaced. According to the FDA, patients considering the CustomVue Monovision LASIK surgery should first wear monovision contact lenses to determine whether they can tolerate having one eye under-corrected. ...

Textile City Tirupur in Tamil Nadu Tops in Pollution Generation

...e-treatment system. All dyeing and bleaching units remove only colour and uncoloured treated water is let out. But in the treated water the Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) still remain in large amounts. This is the main problem.' Another 500 units have been directed by the court to streamline their units as ...

Poor Short Term Recovery from Knee Surgery in Women

...and a camera through tiny incisions in the knee to remove torn tissue. An estimated 636,000 arthroscopic knee procedures are performed annually, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Fabricant and colleagues at Yale University studied 126 patients who underwent arthroscopic partial me...

Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say

... his jeans. A male nurse "used excessive force" to remove them, the health department found, breaking the patient's arm. The patient required surgery and a three-week hospital stay. In April 2006, a 49-year-old former nurse who arrived in the emergency room at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital at 10:30 p.m., int...

Nodal Status is the Best Predictor in Esophageal Cancer

...n therapy before undergoing surgical procedures to remove their tumour---is increasingly being used by oncologists as a way to boost survival rates from oesophageal cancer which, even with the most radical surgery, remain low: only 50% of patients survive for 3 years. However, the evidence for which addit...

War Stimulates Research Blitz in Prosthetics Industry

...mething," Salzman said, deftly opening his hook to remove a fuzzy black fly from a vise. "If I want to grab this woolly bugger here, I don't want to have to wait; I want to just go and grab it." Taking into account the kind of problems faced by these soldiers the Defense Department has contracted with a g...

Scorpion Venom may Help Treat Cancer

... with the compound makes it easier for surgeons to remove every bit of cancer without damaging the surrounding healthy tissue. This is especially important in the brain, where 80 percent of recurring malignant tumours appear at the edges of the surgical site. The paint marks out tumours with at least 500 ...

Additives in Baby Products Raise Fresh Concerns in New Zealand

...n Europe. The authority has asked the company to remove the products from the market. The company has refuted the NZFSA charges and refused to pull down the product from the market. This warning comes in the wake of the last months recall of Chinese tooth paste containing a chemical used in anti-freeze...

Men Under Knife to Reduce Bulging Waistline in Britian

...f three years ago. One in five operations are to remove eye bags, called a blepharoplasty, while facelifts...oldier, General Sir Mike Jackson, 63, had surgeons remove the bags under his eyes. Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi, 70, had a facelift and hair trans...

TB Traveler Underwent Surgery to Remove Infected Lung Tissue

...led around with TB infection, underwent surgery to remove the infected lung tissue . Speaker raised an in...peration at the University of Colorado Hospital to remove the diseased portion of one of his lungs i.e. he upper lobe of his right lung. The unusual procedu...

Implanon,norplant,Jadelle - Vary in Side Effects

...Norplant. Implanon was also quicker to implant and remove than Norplant, and Jadelle was quicker to remove that Norplant. One way of judging the acceptability of a contraceptive is to see whether women are ...

Spraying Saline Water into Nose may Reduce Nasal Passage Infections

...e often fail to function properly and cant beat to remove mucus, so the saline may help these cilia to work more efficiently. In addition, saline may simply help wash bacteria, viruses and allergic materials out of the nose. Doctors should consider recommending saline therapy as an adjunct for managing th...

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