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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

..., and experts predict that by 2050 that total will rise to approximately 15 million people. To find out ...mer’s. “Levels of both AB40 and AB42 in the blood rise as a person gets older, but then, in some people, AB42 decreases,” he says. Turning to the transgeni...

Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

...t five patients. But he cautioned against giving rise to false hopes. The research is still in its preliminary stages and had not yet been proven in cancer patients, the biggest potential beneficiaries. Women who face chemotherapy or radiotherapy for cancer may not have time to undergo ovarian stimula...

Tougher Tobacco Rules Urged at Global Anti-smoking Talks

...cco prices in many countries and contributing to a rise in consumption. "With trade opening, low and mid...lement tougher control measures to prevent a sharp rise in tobacco consumption," he added. Health advocates also called for governments to open talks on a...

Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030

...ated deaths, with 50 percent of them in Asia, will rise to 8.3 million by 2030 as multinational cigarette companies target the region's huge and still undeveloped market and transnational crime that takes advantage of smuggling opportunities, said Bettcher. But the WHO is convinced that tighter laws on ...

Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population

...tuation, one can say that number of HIV cases will rise in future. A lot of people work outside and they keep shifting their base. They come in contact with their relatives back home and transfer the virus. Even small children here have been infected," said Sunil Kumar, a counsellor. In 2004, the World...

Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming

...ing place with these ponds, he said. So there is a rise in the concentration of salt in the remaining water. Weather records show there has been no decline in rain and snowfall in the region but Environment Canada has reported that Arctic temperatures have been rising, and 2006 was the warmest year on re...

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

...ongly opposed to the occupation of Iraq and to the rise of Shiite power in Iraq. Doctors and law-enforcement officials struggled to explain what might have drawn these men into violence. Theres no explanation at this stage why theyre doctors, other than that its a perfect cover, a police official said...

For Bangladeshis, a Nutritious Diet Would Cost 1,700 Pounds Per Week

...last over the next decade, predicting grains would rise by as much as 50 per cent between now and 2016....

Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted

...ght in Lake Ontario, where there has been a marked rise in the number of advisories recommending reduced fish consumption. Contamination levels are also worrisome in Lake Huron and many areas with unsafe-to-eat fish remain in Lake Erie and even Lake Superior, the least polluted of the Great Lakes. The f...

Insight Into Neural Stem Cells Has Implications For Designing Therapies

...e a diverse group of cells, each capable of giving rise to specific types of neurons. The finding, the tea...issue of "Science." Adult neural stem cells give rise to the three major types of brain cells - astrocytes, oligodendrocytes and neurons. Their role in pr...

Skin Cancer can Be Triggered by P53 Mutation

...have been implicated in tumor formation: some give rise to a loss-of-function whereas the majority of mutations result in a gain-of-function. In the first of these two studies, Dennis Roop, Carlos Caulin, and colleagues from Baylor College of Medicine, set out to determine whether gain-of-function or lo...

Four Pakistan Children Abused Daily: SPARC Report

...rt has stated that cases of child abuse are on the rise in Pakistan , and states that around four children are sexually abused in the country everyday. Jahanzeb Khan, regional manager of SPARC speaking at the launch of the annual report titled The State of Pakistans Children-2006 at the Press Club here ...

Overdose of Paracetamol was Dropped

...oses fell between 1995 and 2002, but then began to rise again. Over 100 products are available over the counter, sometimes containing relatively large amounts of acetaminophen. The authors suggest that lack of patient and physician awareness may account for at least part of the increase in accidental ov...

Dengue Fever Cases Up 36 Percent in Thailand: Report

...inistry, told the Nation. Dengue fever is on the rise across Southeast Asia. In Cambodia, which borders Thailand, at least 132 people have died this year, while wealthy Singapore has seen 3,597 cases and three deaths. The virus, which leads to a sudden onset of fever with severe headaches, muscle and ...

Genzyme Announces First Phase III Study of Tolevamer in Diarrhea Patients

...confronting a worsening epidemic, with an alarming rise in the incidence of disease, higher numbers of patients with complications and more frequent failures of standard antibiotic therapy. Tolevamer is designed to bind and neutralize the toxins released by C. difficile that damage the intestine. A non-...

Skin Cancer Rates Soar In Warmer Regions Of UK

...ncerns as cases of the deadly melanoma continue to rise over Britain and especially in sunny West Country ...logy (BAD) will hear this week that since 2003 the rise in skin cancer cases has been even higher. The latest research shows that in Cornwall there has be...

30 Dead as Dengue Fever Epidemic Hits Myanmar: Report

...mestic product on health. Dengue fever is on the rise across Southeast Asia. In Cambodia at least 132 people have died this year, while Myanmar's neighbour Thailand has reported 21,000 cases in 2007, a 36 percent increase on last year. The virus, which leads to a sudden onset of fever with severe head...

Study Links Breast Cancer to Western Diet in Chinese Women

...vy on red meat, starches and sweets is linked to a rise in breast cancer among post-menopausal Chinese woman, according to a study by US and Chinese researchers released Tuesday . Examining data and interviewing subjects from the 1990s Shanghai Breast Cancer Study by Vanderbilt University scientists, re...

Penguins Altered Diet When Humans Began Hunting Whales and Seals

...and Patterson also say that global warming and the rise in krill fisheries has reduced krill stocks and could be contributing to the decline in Adlie penguin populations on the Antarctic Peninsula. Their study, which is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, further says that...

Study Links Breast Cancer to Western Diet in Chinese Women

...vy on red meat, starches and sweets is linked to a rise in breast cancer among post-menopausal Chinese woman , according to a study by US and Chinese researchers released Tuesday. Examining data and interviewing subjects from the 1990s Shanghai Breast Cancer Study by Vanderbilt University scientists, re...

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