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New Insights into Prion Propogation

...supply of these amino acids -- a characteristic it shares with the prion-forming protein in mammals, which is otherwise dissimilar. The researchers showed, by fusing the prion-forming domain of the fungal protein to a reporter protein, that the fungal prion could propagate in yeast. "We showed that the ...

Scientists Identify New Genetic Mutation Behind Common Dementia

... of the mutated gene, especially since this family shares much of the same genetic material, as there have been at least five marriages between first cousins over the years," Dr. Bruni said. "It's possible that loss of both copies of the progranulin gene leads to the death of embryos, and that's why ther...

Jade Goody Believes Miscarriage was 'God's Punishment' for Wrong Deeds

.... God doesn't punish people. He stands by them and shares in their suffering as we see in Jesus Christ'....

New Zealand Authorities Concerned With Overcrowding in Hospitals

...ance? Did we deny him that chance? We did." Ardagh shares the view that staff were too busy that day, but his frank acknowledgment that Carroll should have been given a better chance contrasts with the report's limp assessment. The panel behind the report did not interview the nurses involved, relying ins...

Gardasil Could Be Effective, but Aggressive Marketing Raises Ethical Concerns

...three trials for both Gardasil and Cervarix. She shares the concern of many that the hype could lead to reduced screening. "I think those are very valid concerns," she said. "I've heard it myself. You go through the grocery store aisles, to the beauty shop, to the local concert and if anyone's talking abo...

Gaps In Food Safety Systems Must Be Plugged :UN

...Diseases. "Countries are only able to keep their shares in globalized food markets and the trust of consumers if they apply internationally agreed food quality and safety standards," Ezzeddine Boutrif, Director of FAO's Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division was quoted. "Consumers have a right to be...

Generic Competitor for Plavix Blocked in US

...ent, to $31.58 Tuesday, while Sanofi-Aventis' U.S. shares rose 24 cents to $41.59. Last year, Stein had granted a request by Sanofi-Aventis to stop Apotex from producing the generic drug, which had gained a majority of market share after its launch last summer. The judge had allowed Apotex to continue selli...

Fishing for a Speedy Recovery After Chemotherapy or Marrow Transplant

...n large number and has a blood-forming system that shares many similarities with that of mammals. Zebrafish embryos develop outside the mothers body and can take up chemicals through their skin, making it easy to test the developmental effects of large numbers of compounds very rapidly, while their transpar...

Omega-3 Fattyacids Keeps Retinopathy at Bay

...duced retinopathy. The retinopathy in the mouse shares many characteristics with retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in humans. ROP is a disease of the eyes of prematurely born infants in which the retinal blood vessels increase in number and branch excessively, sometimes leading to bleeding or scarring. In...

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Associated With Slow Wave Activity During Sleep

...on-REM period than their twin counterparts. "CFS shares symptoms with depression, and some experts have suggested that it is not a distinctly different disorder," said Armitage. "We have also conducted studies of SWA response to sleep challenge in depression, and the results are very different. Depressed ...

UCLA Researchers Discover Link Between Parkinsons and Narcolepsy

... and talking. Less well known is that Parkinson's shares other symptoms with narcolepsy, a sleep disorder characterized by sudden and uncontrollable episodes of deep sleep, severe fatigue and general sleep disorder. Now a team of UCLA and Veterans Affairs researchers think they know why the two disorder...

WHO Director Urges Nations to Share Bird Flu Virus Strains

...ared. Indonesia has complained that the viruses it shares would be used for vaccines that its population cannot afford. China has also been less than forthcoming with bird flu samples. No H5N1 viruses have been received from China for nearly a year _ during which time Beijing has reported several human bi...

Personality Changes may Help to Identify a Form of Dementia

...idespread neurodegenerative cause of dementia . It shares characteristics with both Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Getting the accurate diagnosis is particularly important because some medications used to treat the mental health symptoms of Alzheimer's disease can be potentially hazardous for people w...

Smallpox Alert in Northeast

...llpox in Bangladesh and Myanmar last week. India shares a 4,095 km long border with Bangladesh, of which Tripura accounts for about 856 km....

Bush Isolated on Climate Change Heading into G8

...of transition from its Stalinist past. "Bulgaria shares core values with the US, which makes it one of our strongest allies in the region," US national security adviser Stephen Hadley said....

New Hypertension Drug Wins FDA Approval

... was announced after the close of trading. Gileads shares rose 19 cents, to $80.83, in regular trading and then more than $1.50 after hours. Encysive shares fell 50 cents, to $4.10, in regular trading and another 25 cents after hours....

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Associated With Slow Wave Activity During Sleep

...on-REM period than their twin counterparts. "CFS shares symptoms with depression, and some experts have suggested that it is not a distinctly different disorder," said Armitage. "We have also conducted studies of SWA response to sleep challenge in depression, and the results are very different. Depressed ...

Accident Victims Often Need Psychological Help

...ng next to the street." But even when the person shares no blame for the accident, the mind remains restless because it cannot find a solution, except for one. The person adopts an avoidance strategy by refusing to drive a car again, the psychologist explains. Accident victims should seek help from advi...

PSivida, Pfizer Ink $165 Million Licensing Pact

...Pfizer has agreed to invest $5 million in ordinary shares of pSivida upon entering into the license agreement, the proceeds of which will be held in escrow until such proceeds can be used (together with other cash available to pSivida) to redeem an outstanding convertible note. Dr Paul Ashton, Managing D...

Stents Do Little to Prevent Heart Attacks

...oplasty defend it saying it has its advantages.The shares of Boston Scientific drop by 10 percent and those of another major stent manufacturer Johnson & Johnson are down by 5 percent. Last night at a Boston Scientific event, Dr. Martin B. Leon, a Columbia University cardiologist, railed against the study...

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