Tag: "second" at medical news
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...s, that focus will likely begin to pay off in this second
century of Alzheimer’s research. Until 1986, some ...generation, including frontotemporal dementia, the second
most common form of dementia after Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s disease is the only form of dementia i...
Singapore Dengue Cases Return to Epidemic Level
...t Singapore have reached 'epidemic' levels for the second
time in the past month, health ministry data monitored Tuesday said. The Ministry of Health said 381 cases were reported between June 24 and 30, above the 'epidemic threshold' of 378 cases per week. Dengue cases crossed the threshold for the fir...
M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens
...g the boys surveyed. Surprisingly, it was also the second
most popular series among the girls after 'The Sims', a game that simulates the activities of a virtual family. The study also noted that just six percent of the sample had not played any electronic games in the previous six months. Many children...
Those Who Cure can Kill Dire Prophesy of the doctors Plot
...Monday night, attempting to leave Australia. The second
doctor taken in for questioning yesterday, Mohammed Asif Ali, was released after investigators decided there was no charge to answer. "It was a lightning-fast operation," a police source told the Sydney Morning Herald. Gold Coast Hospital colleag...
Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses
... infected with SARS and later recovered, while the second
antibody, m396, was taken from a library of human antibodies the researchers developed from the blood of 10 healthy volunteers. When tested in cells in the laboratory, both antibodies potently neutralized samples of the virus from the two SARS outb...
Amnesia Drug That Blocks Bad Memories on the Anvil
... but they still braced themselves upon hearing the second
tone. It clearly indicates that they had gotten rid of one of the two memories....
Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population
...e the single largest cause of death in the world's second
most populous country, unless there was a change in policy and progress made on prevention. The UN has warned that nations are faced with a disaster, the devastating effects of which go much beyond our imagination, as social stigma and lackof inf...
Adult Stem Cells Show Promise for Peripheral Vascular Disease
...ects of cardiovascular disease in the elderly. A second
study was completed during the same period compari... of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients and the second
observed the effect of umbilical cord blood mesenchymal stem cell transplantation on nervous system ...
Embryo Protection Law in Germany
... in the whole of Europe, with France and the UK in second
and third place respectively. However, in 2004 France performed the most ART procedures (nearly 70,000), followed by Germany (just over 60,000), Spain (nearly 41,000) and the UK (just over 40,000). There were 370,963 cycles in the 29 European count...
Japan's Kobayashi Might Drop Out of Hot Dog Eating Championship
... at 97 kilos (215 pounds) and 23 years of age came second
with 52 hot dogs, but this year feels confident after breaking the world record in June with 59-1/2 hot dogs. "I am looking to eat 60 hot dogs or 61, and break my own record," he told reporters. Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Competition has been...
Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients
...s why they survived longer," Wacker said. In the second
clinical trial (known as PA.3) that tested Tarceva and the chemotherapy drug gemcitabine against a placebo drug and gemcitabine in 521 patients with advanced pancreatic cancer, 71 percent of patients using Tarceva/gemcitabine developed a rash, compar...
Chilean Lake Disappears, Thanks to Global Warming
...ssa, one of the 63 experts who participated in the second
UN report on global warming, had observed in May itself possibly the lake disappeared due to a relatively common glacial phenomenon: a Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF). A GLOF is a sudden increase in a lakes volume due to one of various possible c...
Ambitious Gastric Cancer Research Project Proposed in Singapore
...iences. S$1.5 billion has been set aside for the second
phase of the Biomedical Sciences Initiative, which aims to position Singapore as a leader in scientific and medical research....
Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine
...use of lung cancer among non-smokers ... (and) the second
leading cause of lung cancer in America and claims about 20,000 lives annually." But Bad Gastein organisers say patients are given one day without inhaling radon in between two days of treatment, and say the gas is out of the patients' bodies withi...
India's Share in Global Diabetes Research is One Percent
... has an intra-nasal insulin spray Nasulin in its second
phase of clinical trials for type-2 diabetes. The editorial says that diabetes, heart disease and cancer affect poor as much they affect the affluent. The editorial suggested that developing countries like India and China should address the issue o...
South Africa Notes Signs of First-ever Decline in HIV Infection Rates
...ew infections occur. The country has the world's second
heaviest caseload of HIV/AIDS, behind India, with about 5.5 million in a population of 48 million infected, as well as one of the world's highest rates of teenage pregnancy....
American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record
...m to block his mouth with his hands and settle for second
place -- disqualification follows if vomit spills ... record. Chestnut, at 97 kilos (215 pounds) came second
in 2006 with 52 hot dogs, but this year felt confident about the competition after breaking Kobayash...
Skin Cancer can Be Triggered by P53 Mutation
...ion was first reported in the 19th century. In the second
of these 2 new JCI studies, Robert Nibbs, Gerard Graham, and colleagues from Glasgow University show that the chemokine receptor D6 acts to sequester inflammatory molecules known as chemokines and as such is essential to suppressing the development o...
EpiCept Accelerates Development of Phase I Clinical Study for Cancer
...nti-cancer Screening Apoptosis Program (ASAP). The second
compound, Azixa(TM), is part of the EP90745 series...nt. Myriad recently announced that Azixa(TM) has a second
mode of action due to vascular disruption activity (VDA). The compound is currently being evaluated ...
New Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV
...ew investigational drug used in combination with a second
newer agent has proven to be effective in fighting...in the world. Nationally, Kaiser Permanente is the second
largest provider of HIV care, caring for more than 17,000 HIV infected patients. More than one milli...
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