Tag: "six" at medical news
A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
..., the researchers connected the gene to disease in six
different groups of people, finding that Caucasians who have Alzheimer’s displayed a variation in one area of the gene’s sequence, while African-Americans, Hispanics and a group of Arabs with the disease displayed variations in a different location. ...
First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab
...ion is also time-consuming, taking between two and six
weeks. Women who suffer sudden ovarian failure would not have time to wait for traditional methods, and so the new technique could therefore help them save and freeze several eggs before it is too late," Holzer said. "The technique has not yet succ...
M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens
...yed violent M-rated video games 'a lot in the past six
months'. 'Grand Theft Auto', which is rated M fo...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 childre...
Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours
...nced glioblastomas could expect to live on average six
months or less. With the therapy, the average reprieve was more than a year, and three of patients in the small trial were still alive, more than two years after their therapy began. The positive results of the study were so encouraging that the U....
Scot's National Drink, Now Available at 1,000 Pounds a Nip
...e malt at 550 pounds a measure. The hotel has sold six
bottles of it in the past four years. Gleneagles has exclusivity on the 1805 because it and the Johnnie Walker company are both owned by drinks giant Diageo....
Rosehips may Be an Effective Alternative for Rheumatoid Arthritis
...vement after taking capsules of rosehip powder for six
months, a pilot study showed. Experts now want t...ars. Of these, 74 stayed in the trial for the full six
months. Thirty-three were randomly assigned to a group taking LitoZin on top of their regular medi...
Japan's Kobayashi Might Drop Out of Hot Dog Eating Championship
...ednesday's Hot Dog Eating contest that he has won six
years in a row. "I don't know yet," the 29-year-...ashi has caused a sensation by winning the contest six
year in a row; last year by eating an astounding 53-3/4 hot dogs with buns and all in the stipulated...
Pete Doherty Gets a Rehab or Jail Ultimatum
...ogate, northern England, later this month. These six
offences are all related to his arrest on May 5 when his car was stopped by officers in Kensington High Street, London....
Just One Cigarette can Cause Nicotine Addiction
... During the study, 1,246 sixth-grade students in six
Massachusetts communities were monitored for over four years. The students were interviewed frequently about smoking and symptoms of addiction. The researchers noted that of the students who were hooked on cigarettes, half were already addicted by...
Australian Father Gets 15 Year Jail Term for Forcing Bestial Acts on His Daughters
...the girls in the late 1980s, the youngest was aged six
years at the time. The court heard the man assaulted the girls first as young children, on some occasions forcing them to have sexual contact with a dog. The abuse continued over two decades as the girls become adults, when the man had a sexual r...
Medicaid Data Analysis
...iciaries with co-occurring disorders were three to six
times more likely to be hospitalized for psychiatric treatment during 1999 than were those with a mental health diagnosis alone. Arkansas was the one state in which co-occurring disorders did not reduce the odds that patients would receive communit...
Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure
...d blood pressure were put into two groups. One ate six
grams of dark chocolate daily, the other the same amount of white chocolate. "The dark chocolate reduced the systolic blood pressure, the top reading of the blood pressure, by 2.9 units, and the diastolic blood pressure, the bottom reading of blood...
Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile
...e the 1970s have nearly quintupled among kids ages six
to eleven. Among even younger children, ages two to five, the rate has tripled. However, the review also holds out a promise. It says that there may be a solutions found in limited studies currently being tested around the country. In some situatio...
Epilepsy Increases Suicide Risks
...e likely than their peers to commit suicide in the six
months following the diagnosis , Danish researchers report. Epileptics are three times more likely to commit suicide than people who don't have the disorder. Researchers at Aarhus University Hospital studied more than 21,000 cases of suicide in Denm...
Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz
...400 personnel. The medical department is manned by six
doctors, including a general surgeon. There is a...spital corpsmen and healthcare professionals staff six
``battle dressing stations'' throughout the ship during all drills and in case of need. From vacci...
Genetic Mutation That Makes Common Cancers Resistant to Drugs Identified
...n cancer, and found that eight per cent of breast, six
per cent of colorectal and two per cent of ovarian tumours had the AKT1 mutation. "Recently, molecular features such as the AKT1 mutation are beginning to change drug development efforts. This discovery adds to the short but growing list of molecu...
Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission
...arded if customers decrease energy use State suing six
car makers for damage to climate While California's law has yet to be implemented fully, it is already being used as a template for nationwide action that American environmentalists hope will turn their country from a laggard on climate change, to a ...
American Bests Japanese Hot Dog Eating Champion, Sets Record
...ashi had caused a sensation by winning the contest six
years in a row; last year by eating a 53-3/4 hot dogs and breaking his own 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 Kobayashi's world record i...
Influenza Virus Samples of 1918
...on, a large Inuit woman lay buried under more than six
feet of ice and dirt for more than 75 years. The permafrost plus the womans ample fat stores kept the virus in her lungs so well preserved that when a team of scientists exhumed her body in the late 1990s, they could recover enough viral RNA to seq...
Dozens More H5N1 Bird Flu Cases in Germany
...ird flu since late last month, when it struck down six
wild birds in the southern city of Nuremberg in Ba...t on the Baltic Sea island of Ruegen and spread to six
states, including Bavaria. The disease spread to mammals, infecting three cats and a stone marten,...
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