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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...ich helps stabilize the roadlike microtubules that run inside nerve cell bodies. In the world of neurobiology, tau is the big player, responsible for about 30 forms of neurodegeneration, including frontotemporal dementia, the second most common form of dementia after Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s disease is...

UK Sports Clubs Failing to Run Comprehensive Health Checks on Professional Players

Professional sports clubs do not run regular comprehensive health checks on their players, finds research published ahead of print in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The findings are based on survey results from 65 professional clubs, covering football (premiership and champi...

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

...ng the recovery, bypassing a possible presidential run in 1992. This was discussed in his father's 2006 book, An Inconvenient Truth and in the 2006 documentary of the same name. Gore sustained an ankle injury while playing lacrosse in 2000. In order to accompany him during his treatment, his mother was...

People With Higher IQs are More Patient in Financial Matters

...rs has been shown. Furthermore, the willingness to run risks increases with higher intelligence. Scientists gave the test subjects 100 euros. The participants could put this amount straight into their pockets. However, they could also invest it for a year at a guaranteed fixed rate of interest. In this...

SKorean Online Dogmeat Retailer Closes Site Amid Uproar

...xhausted by the controversy to speak. We no longer run the website. We erased all photos," Jo Chang-Geun told AFP. He operated the site along with Ko Se-Hoon, who sells dogmeat in the city of Seongnam south of Seoul. Online messages to the Seongnam city government's website pressed officials to stop ...

Protestors Strip, Don Horns Against Spain's Running of the Bulls

... Daredevil revellers, including many foreigners, run ahead of the stampeding bulls as they are herded d...n killed in the event since 1911. The bulls that run in the morning are used in bullfights the same evening. Thursday's protest was organised by the an...

Chinese Mayor Urges Residents to Stop Buying Cars

...toriously polluted air. The experiment is a test run for next year's Beijing Olympics, when the partial car ban and other measures will be employed to ensure athletes do not experience the pollution that the city's residents normally live through....

Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now

...etween the ages of 15 and 35. Since IBD tends to run in families, scientists know genes play a role in its etiology, but have not determined the exact cause of the disease. Some people have long periods of remission, but there is no cure. Once every 10 weeks, Drieband receives a biologic therapy call...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...wered by a regular engine that has been adapted to run on hydrogen, with backup being provided by a battery-powered motor. They have a range of around 80 miles before they need to be refueled. The number of hydrogen cars driving along the highway is expected to steadily increase as the project develops. ...

More Than a Million Expected for Spain's Famous Bull Run Festival

...ding those who will take their chances in the bull run . The nine-day festival includes concerts and balls -- not to mention copious amounts of drinking -- in Pamplona in northeastern Spain. But it is known to many worldwide for the "encierro", when bulls are released onto the streets each morning an...

Inaccuracies in Cardiac PET-CT Scanning

...arranted, emergency heart procedures if he had not run additional tests to confirm his suspicions of the inaccurate results. We found errors that are inherent in the technology as now used. Failure of physicians to recognize and correct those errors can have a profound impact on patients lives, said Go...

AIDS Foundation Lauds Brazil for Negotiating Price Cut on Abbott's Kaletra

... drugs, sued the advocacy group, ACT Up Paris, and run rampant over a number of other recent drug access issues put forth by a number of advocacy groups. A 76% reduction on this lifesaving combination may seem significant for Brazil, but we still believe Abbott -- like most pharmaceutical companies -- ca...

Australian Injured as Spain Begins Annual Bullrunning Festival

... Saturday high attendance delayed the start of the run which normally begins at 8:00 am sharp for five minutes. Experts quoted by Spanish television said that it was not very fast either. Several bulls and runners slipped and fell on the cobblestoned street. The festival officially began Friday night...

Clamor for Catheter-based Ablation Increasing Among Heart Patients in US

...n method for curing many patients and in the long run more cost-effective than drugs, which generally of...reduce the risks, ablation saves money in the long run by curing the condition. Drug regimes, which vary widely, can be kept to under $1,000 annually for m...

Botox Offers Via Mail Order Enrages Plastic Surgeons

...er of weeks and have their procedure at any clinic run by Transform, a firm founded in Manchester and having a chain of surgeries. Experts from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons have warned the public about buying the non-surgical treatments, which include Botox, lip fillers, skin ...

Americans Grow Shorter, Blame It on Weak Healthcare

...ife and that, in turn, means more fast food on the run and less time taking care of sick kids -- both factors that constrain average height. And the potential impact on height might be greater still before the kids are born; research shows that every week of paid maternity leave significantly reduces inf...

Experts Need to Include Children in Research

...ted to paediatric clinical research. The unit is run by researchers from Imperial College London and St Marys Hospital, and it is based next to the hospitals paediatric wards in Paddington. Professor Warner, who is Chair in Paediatrics and Head of the Department of Paediatrics at Imperial College and ...

A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government

... nuclear energy, coal, ethanol and cars that could run on rechargeable batteries. Meanwhile, on the state and local level, several developments signal a possible shift among mayors, governors and state legislatures toward energy policies that focus more on renewable fuels and conservation measur...

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

...ting his journey back to the capital. You walk and run to reach a gas station or a toll gate, he said. There, you hitch a ride on a truck bound for Seoul. You constantly think how fast and cheaply you can return to Seoul to get another order. He said he sometimes spent time at a 24-hour cafe, waiting f...

Gallstone Gene Discovered by Research Team

...t, "The genetic alteration probably makes the pump run permanently at high speed." The researchers now hope that their finding will have positive consequences for prevention and therapy. Professor Lammert thinks that, "It may be possible for certain patients to be helped with drug treatments in future...

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