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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...rcent to 20 percent is AB42. As people grow older, small numbers of plaques and tangles form. The risk that...earchers also are busy using the tau mouse to test small molecules that have already been developed for other diseases that may stop tau from initially chang...

Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists

...e structure of the industry, which is dominated by small firms, many of which have no government licences. However, only top-flight suppliers will be involved in the Olympic catering operation, according to Tang. "Chinese firms who will supply produce for the Games all have a fairly high level in terms...

Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours

...ne of the advantages of TTF therapy is that only a small fraction of its electrical fields can penetrate in...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...

Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population

...r relatives back home and transfer the virus. Even small children here have been infected," said Sunil Kumar, a counsellor. In 2004, the World Bank warned that the disease would become the single largest cause of death in the world's second most populous country, unless there was a change in policy and ...

Bio-defense Lab Ordered Shut Down as Researchers Get Infected

...n cause a form of pneumonia or hepatitis. And in a small percentage of cases, about 2 per cent, it persists in a chronic form and can cause inflammation of the heart valves and/or hepatitis. This chronic form is very difficult to cure. Coxiella burnetii has previously been weaponized and is considered a ...

Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming

... meters by 35 meters and a meter deep, "had only a small shallow puddle" (23 meters by 11 meters and 10 centimeters deep) in one basin when the scientists sampled it on July 13, 2006. Camp Pond, 20 meters by 40 meters, and Beach Ridge Pond, 100 meters by 60 meters, were completely dry. Smol likens the war...

Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls

...ses on the stigma of AIDS with the true story of a small boy who was barred from school because his parents were HIV positive. Farhan Akhtar, "a wunderkind of the new Bollywood," currently is shooting a film about the need to be open about the subject of sex education and HIV/AIDS. Nair herself direc...

Daily Dose of Dark Chocolate Helps the Heart: Study

... Cologne sought to examine the effect of consuming small amounts of dark chocolate -- which has lower level...ies) of dark chocolate a day was associated with a small but significant lowering of blood pressure, the study said. The trial was carried out on 44 adults...

Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients

...an that patients will not benefit from Tarceva. "A small percentage of patients who didn't develop a rash still had relatively long survival," he said. "But, still, overall, patients who don't develop a rash don't do as well as those who do."...

Stem Cells from Human Fat Tissue to Hunt for and Kill Cancerous Tumours

...r treatment that can find both primary tumours and small metastases. The findings of the study were published in the July 1 issue of Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research....

Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure

A new research suggest that eating a small amount of dark chocolate each day could lower bloo... American Medical Association found that to have a small blood pressure lowering effect, you may only need a tiny piece of dark chocolate daily for a couple ...

Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine

..., patients wait in bathrobes and sandals to take a small train deep inside a disused mine to breathe in a natural radioactive gas, hoping it will help what ails them. After a bumpy 20-minute ride, they arrive in one of four stations at the "Heilstollen," or "health mine," in the heart of Radhausberg mou...

Anti-depressants Do Not Increase the Overall Risk of Most Birth Defects

...taking SSRIs during pregnancy is associated with a small increase in the risk of certain rare birth defects but they are different birth defects. The studies show how important post-market surveillance is in assessing the safety of medications in pregnancy. During pre-approval, drugs are tested on relat...

New Antidotes may Harbour Treatments for Deadliest Poisons

...m of researchers led by Jose Saenz screened 14,400 small molecules for compounds that could halt this journey without disrupting normal cell function. According to New Scientist magazine, the researchers' work led to the identification of two molecules that may offer treatments for these toxins....

Will Seven Be the Lucky Number for Las Vegas Newlyweds?

...on future domestic tranquility and happiness. In small chapels that have hosted weddings for decades and at large glitzy resorts where nearby gamblers are sweating and shouting as they watch the dice tumble, thousands will tie the knot. "This is the busiest I've been in my 49 years in this business. Th...

Use of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Canada Lags Behind U.S

...0%. Implantable cardioverter defibrillators are small devices that require only a minor procedure to implant. If a life-threatening abnormal heart rhythm occurs, the device will activate and restore the rhythm to normal. They are considered for use in people who have survived a cardiac arrest and in ...

Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim

...ut I was not aware of the damage I was doing. A small study carried out by researchers in Oxford in 1999 examined the link between eating disorders and insulin misuse. Of 33 young women involved in the study, nearly a third admitted that they sometimes did not take insulin in order to control their weig...

EpiCept Accelerates Development of Phase I Clinical Study for Cancer

...ongoing Phase I clinical study of EPC2407, a novel small molecule vascular disruption agent (VDA) and apopt...er centers and will administer increasing doses to small groups in approximately 30-40 patients with advanced stages of solid tumors. The primary objectives ...

US Baby Dies of Salmonella from Pet Turtle

...turtle, while 22 other people were infected by the small reptiles across the United States since September...ding Americans of the health risks associated with small turtles, whose sale was banned in 1975 because they can infect children. The infant girl was taken...

Genetic Disease Causes hearing loss

...s the effectiveness of surgical resection, several small operative series indicate that complete resection ...s and high-resolution MRI and CT imaging to detect small ELSTs or intralabyrinthine hemorrhage are warranted in patients with VHL, the authors conclude....

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