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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...se it is structurally distinct (much as a person’s right and left hands have the same overall structure but cannot be superimposed on each other), it does not inhibit COX enzymes. The result was, finally, encouraging -- r-flurbiprofen inhibited AB42 production both in cells and in the brains of mice. As i...

Nurse Has Miraculous Escape as Window is Blown Off an Air Ambulance

...t and reaching for a water bottle. Fogg's head and right arm were pulled outside the window, and he suffered cuts to his head. Some equipment, charts, his eye glasses and packages went flying out of the cabin. Fogg, 41, is 6 feet tall and weighs 220 pounds. He said his size may have helped him avoid bein...

Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

... green product. 'Live Earth is a big step in the right direction.' Howard added. 'Arnold Schwarzenegger put it well when he said in Washington DC: "We need to make the environment cool and sexy."' Organisers deny that Live Earth will be a one-off that could be soon forgotten. They have produced more tha...

An Inconvenient Truth-Coal to Liquid

... coal to liquid. "One of the concerns coming out right now is CO2 emissions. When you convert carbon-rich coal into a more hydrogen-rich diesel fuel, you produce carbon dioxide. You dont want to produce any more than you have to," Andrews says. Andrews says UK researchers are considering ways to captur...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...he future. This fuel emits no pollution and is the right fuel to fight against climate change . A car run... ecologically and technologically the logical fuel right now for fuel cell cars, but there is no consumer distribution system in place. While methanol, a liq...

BMA Scotland Calls for Public Debate on How Best to Increase Organ Donation Rates

...ign of narrowing, doctors believe that the time is right to consider a review of the current organ donation system and look at new ways to improve donation rates. Dr George Fernie, a member of the BMAs Scottish Council, said: The BMA has actively supported efforts to improve transplantation rates in t...

World's First Face Transplant Patient Feels She is Alive Again

...le to respect me and leave me in peace. I have the right to quietly rebuild my life," she said....

Protein That Absorbs Lipids may Provide Future Weight-loss Strategies

... less of it. "And the most exciting part for us right now is the fact that these things may apply to humans. Humans with mutations in the gene that makes CD36 don't seem to process fat normally either," Abumrad says. The researcher further said that her goal was to determine the same the findings of m...

Brain Pathway for Depression Revealed

...tractable, and this study showed me that, with the right tools, we could really put psychiatry on a quantitative framework." Leslie Meltzer, neurosciences graduate student and co-first author, searched for the cellular basis of these changes in circuitry. An obvious place to start, she said, was to look ...

Experts Propose New Criteria for Alzheimer's Diagnosis

...sion of Alzheimer's disease diagnosis. The time is right to use the advanced technology at our disposal to improve the early, accurate diagnosis of dementia and develop more effective treatments," says the researcher. AD is a neurodegenerative disease characterised by progressive cognitive deterioration...

Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea

...s, Wake up! and I am not making this up he comes right around. Some orders take Hur outside Seoul to places where there is no public transportation or where it has stopped running for the night, complicating his journey back to the capital. You walk and run to reach a gas station or a toll gate, he sai...

Completely Neutral Evolutionary Changes Helped Shape Our Genome

...ear period centered roughly 54 million years ago - right around the time when the first primates emerged. "When new species emerge, their numbers and therefore their genetic differences are very small. This creates a genetic bottleneck during which any changes in the genome will either get eliminated qu...

Teens Seems to Be Smoking Less

...eens used to smoke. The decline is "a step in the right direction," said Rob Cunningham, a policy analyst with the society. "Higher tobacco taxes, the larger picture-based package warnings, restrictions on where people can smoke including teenagers, better education and mass media campaigns" have helped...

MEN as Partners to MEND Maternal Health A World Population Day Initiative

...sell diapers, baby carriages and the like have any right to believe." To avoid unplanned pregnancies, contraception is a must and all women must have access to it. For expectant women, skilled care during delivery is an absolute necessity. Towards this, there are many shining examples of improvements ...

Parental Match-making Blossoms in a Beijing Park

...cents. Throw in the attractiveness of having the right "hukou" -- an identification document that allows ...e but now she has graduated it is hard to find the right boy at the right age," he explains. Then he reverts to his quiet salesman pitch: "My daughter is a...

Indian Minister Laments Country's Lack of Sex Education

...l be the losers if awareness is not created at the right age," the minister said of state opposing the plan. Schools in the conservative nation, which ironically brought the world the Kama Sutra, have shied away from educating youngsters about such topics as human reproduction. But the minister said ed...

Viagra Improves Heart Function, Finds Study

... prescribing the drug when a patient has a failing right ventricle of the heart, a dire condition for which...ch there is a need to boost the performance of the right ventricle, and this drug can be clinically and immediately relevant to help these patients," he said...

Drug Patent Compulsory Licensing

...lem in terms of remuneration rather than the legal right to license, one can arrive at clearer, more equitable solutions," he concludes....

Canada Daycare Looks After Elderly Parents While Children Work

...ort what we call the sandwich generation. Families right now are typically (comprised of) Baby Boomers who have children and elderly parents, and are constantly trying to support these two groups," said Victoria Sopik, president of Kids and Company. The firm, which operates a dozen nurseries for children...

Gender Equality, the Key Factor to Curb Foeticide: Dr. Ramadoss

...e problem of female foeticide lies in creating the right socio-economic environment, where sons and daughters are equally valued. This can be achieved by creating awareness about the gender equality through advocacy and communication efforts along with empowering the women suitably. Besides, Mt. Annie Raja...

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