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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...t animal model possible to test therapies aimed at slowing down, or halting, neurodegeneration. The enginee...to prevent tau toxicity, which could cause a major slowing of the disease,” Dr. Hutton says. So the researchers turned again to their tau transgenic mouse, w...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

...ll negatively impact California without materially slowing the growth of global emissions, policymakers in California should consider carefully whether they want to proceed down this path alone." And Schwarzenegger administration seems to be listening. It is not the first time the governor has made bold ...

Women's Empowerment Key to Curbing AIDS: UN

...r equality and the empowerment of women are key to slowing the spread of AIDS, the United Nations agency coordinating the fight against the epidemic said Thursday in Nairobi. "The most significant development of the AIDS epidemic is its growing feminisation," lamented UNAIDS chief Peter Piot, who was spea...

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

...cks an enzyme involved in the virus's replication, slowing its progression to AIDS. It's often used in combination with other drugs. It's the second most-used drug on Brazil's AIDS cocktail. About 31,000 adults and 1,200 children ingest it daily in Brazil."...

Africa's Men Urged to Step Up AIDS Fight

...r equality and the empowerment of women are key to slowing the spread of the killer virus. Mlambo-Ngcuka said the empowerment of women was a potent weapon against the disease. "Addressing the economic status of women" would help them to make choices so that "they can get out abusive relationships, they c...

Olive-pomace Oil Compound Inhibits HIV Spread

...hat the use of olive-pomace oil can produce an 80% slowing down in AIDS spreading in the body. Maslinic or crataegolic acid is a pentacyclic terpene with antioxidant and anticancer effects found in wax from olive skin, together with oleanolic acid. The effects of this compound in the battle against AIDS ar...

Kerala Government Battles With Chikungunya On All Counts

...timates in BPL population that was responsible for slowing down the process. However, the quest for that elusive PSU low-cost health underwriter is still on. Despite the Kerala government's parleys with New India Assurance and United India Insurance, the proposed per BPL family component of the premium is ...

Disquieting Slow Down in Heart Disease Deaths Among Under 55s

...deaths from heart disease among younger Britons is slowing down, pointing to a disquieting trend, indicates research published ahead of print in the journal Heart . The authors assessed death rates for coronary artery heart disease in England and Wales between1984 and 2004, using national figures.They used...

Three Gene Variants Could Hold Key for HIV Vaccine: Study

...S patients appear to play a role in containing and slowing the HIV virus, according to research published Thursday. The researchers hope their finding will lead to a vaccine that would boost the protective effects of one or more of these genes, and help the body's own immune system overcome an infection. ...

African AIDS Epidemic Slows Down: World Bank

The pace of the deadly AIDS epidemic is slowing down in some African countries due to a series of ...rundi and Malawi, the pace of the AIDS epidemic is slowing as communities are empowered to help themselves with better delivery of condoms and life-saving trea...

Weizmann Researchers Developed Control Switch for Protein Activity

...f controlling these applications strengthening or slowing the rate of protein activity in an immediate and reversible manner can be of great value....

Recall of the AIDS Drug Causes Panic in Zambia

...eproduced viruses from infecting other cells, thus slowing the spread of the HI virus in the body. Roche said it was establishing Viracept patient registries for patients who may have been exposed to elevated levels of EMS as well as pregnant women and all children who have ever been exposed to Viracept, in...

Drug Addiction Slowing Down: UN Report

Drug addiction worldwide appears to be slowing down for almost every kind of illicit drug, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime said on Friday. "Some obvious problems remain, like opium in the south of Afghanistan, a cancer that threatens security and health and breeds corruption," sai...

Emotions Play 'significant Role' in Recovery from Hip Surgery

...by the injury and/or surgery could be to blame for slowing a patient's recovery. "When an active person is suddenly confined to the bed or to limited activity, it can take a toll. Not being able to do the things one used - and feeling powerless over it - may play a larger role than we thought in how well ...

First Ever Patch Drug To Treat Parkinsons Symptoms Approved

... It is characterized by muscle rigidity, tremor, a slowing of physical movement and, in extreme cases, a loss of physical movement. In a healthy brain, certain brain cells produce a chemical called dopamine, which helps the brain coordinate the body's movements while in the patients who suffer from Parkin...

Slowing the Racing Heart

...n the pacemaker cell, playing an important role in slowing down the heart rate. "The enzyme works through c...of this previously unknown molecular mechanism for slowing the heartbeat may offer new avenues of diagnosis, drug design and treatment of many common heart dis...

Slowing the Racing Heart

...n the pacemaker cell, playing an important role in slowing down the heart rate. "The enzyme works through ...of this previously unknown molecular mechanism for slowing the heartbeat may offer new avenues of diagnosis, drug design and treatment of many common heart dis...

Deforestation Plays a Critical Role in Climate Change: Study

...e said while tropical deforestation will continue, slowing the amount of clearing will make significant impacts. If by 2050 we slow deforestation by 50 per cent from the current levels, with the aim of stopping deforestation when we have 50 per cent of the worlds tropical forests remaining, this would sav...

Combining NSAIDs With Chemotherapy May Improve Cancer Therapy

...as Clinoril sulfide) are particularly effective at slowing cancer cell proliferation and at killing cancer cells. Of these two, celecoxib is by far the most potent, killing up to 60 percent of head and neck cancer cells under the study conditions. None of the other 10 NSAIDs in the study, including aspirin, ...

Combination Therapies Continue to Thrive Among Pharma Brands

...nds. The pharmaceutical industry shows no signs of slowing the trend to develop and promote combination drugs with new DTC advertisements for brands such as Vytorin and Caduet being broadcast. "One reason the companies are pursuing combination therapies so heavily is that they are relatively cheap and a gr...

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