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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...r outlook, for Alzheimer’s disease researchers who spend
their careers trying to find an answer to this most devastating of diseases. “Before, there was a lot of faith and not a lot of science. It was like you were leading a detective-like investigation into the Alzheimer’s killer using chisels and hammers...
Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030
...ormula One racing. He said the tobacco companies spend
between 300 to 400 million dollars a year in ads and sponsorships of Formula One, which reach 300 million Asian viewers on TV and the Internet. Thailand's efforts to prevent smoking have also been undermined by a huge trade in cheap smuggled cigare...
Men, Not Women, Spend a Longer Time on the Phone!
...hatterboxes, but a new study has revealed that men spend
more time on the phone than their female counterparts. The study has found that men not only spend
more time on house phones, but also on the their mobiles. It has been estimated that men are hooke...
Too Much of Videogames Hampers Study Time in Children
... time spent with family and friends. "Gamers did spend
less time reading and doing homework. But they didn't spend
less time interacting with their parents or their friends, nor did they spend
less time in sports or...
Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile
...in thus far . But the government is planning to spend
over a billion dollars on its nutrition program th... Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced plans to spend
$500 million over the next five years to reverse the trend of childhood obesity. It will fund progra...
For Bangladeshis, a Nutritious Diet Would Cost 1,700 Pounds Per Week
... eat a simple nutritious diet , they would have to spend
three times their salary on food. According to official estimates reported by The Independent, this would amount to a 1,700 pound bill at the supermarket each week. The research calculated how much a healthy diet, based on local produce and allow...
Sleep Disorder Leads to Road Accidents
...efer patients to sleep centres. Health departments spend
nearly 300 dollars per night at sleep centres diagnosing patients, which is a costly exercise and ties up valuable resources particularly as many of these referrals are unnecessary. Dr Kerr said his team was working on a project to develop a more ...
Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring
...ify incidents more efficiently, so that people can spend
less time in traffic, and recoup some of those costs. Columbus was a good place to develop the software. Ohio is the seventh-most-populated state in the United States, and nearly two million of its 11 million residents live in the Columbus metropol...
Harry Potter Final Book - Prediction and Expectations
... die; they're always there and you can go back and spend
time with them whenever you want simply by picking up a book and reading. According to Nel and Westman, the success of the "Harry Potter' series is due to many factors. "One thing that makes it successful is that it appeals to both children and a...
Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids
...t began. The people running the programme aimed to spend
the least possible amount of money. They made small changes like freshening up the paint that formed zebra-stripe crosswalks and positioning crossing guards at major intersections to make walking to school more appealing. Information brochures wer...
Britneys Confession - 'I'm Not a Virgin'
...g and I had this vision. You think you're going to spend
the rest of your life together. Where I come from, the woman is the homemaker, and that's how I was brought up - you cook for your kids." Spears returns after a gap of almost 18 months said she now realizes "I need my single time to learn to be se...
Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse
...er from Colombia. In many societies, homosexuals spend
years hiding their sexual identity in order to survive. Prestreshi said that in Kosovo, pressure to conform to traditional values is so strong that most gay people marry and have children. Most inhabitants are Muslim, as he is, and religious opprobri...
Pennsylvania Government's Partial Shutdown Ends
... state budget, the state has lost the authority to spend
money on nonessential services. Without a budget, the state has lost the authority to spend
money on "noncritical" services and employees. Highway maintenance, document-processing services and...
Walking is Vital to Keep Yourself Fit
...ut exercise -- how many minutes a day should they spend
working out, for how long and at what exertion level.Getting out there and taking a walk is what its all about, says James Levine, M.D., Ph.D., and a Mayo Clinic expert on obesity. You dont have to join a gym, you dont have to check your pulse. You j...
Longoria and Parker Couples Not in a Hurry for Babies Now
...time together. "We're fine with that. We want to spend
some time with each other, even though we want kids very much," the Mirror quoted her, as saying. The couple wed in a religious ceremony at the Saint Germain l'Auxerrois church July 7 this year, a day after they exchanged vows in a civil ceremony....
Psychiatric Patients Ill-treated in Emergency Rooms, US Officials Say
...ated psychiatric patients with no where else to go spend
hours in the ER . In the case of the patient whose arm was broken at Lawrence General Hospital, investigators found a range of problems, including that the hospital's internal investigation of the complaint did not include interviewing the patient....
Indian Introduces Paan-flavoured Condoms
...sharply lower than earlier estimates, but vowed to spend
billions to check a wider epidemic. Previous estimates from India's National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) had put the HIV caseload at 5.2 million, while UNAIDS in 2006 estimated 5.7 million cases which would have been the highest in the world....
Diabetes may Lead to More Complications
...ves of Surgery,Individuals with diabetes appear to spend
more days in the intensive care unit , use more ventilator support and have more complications during hospitalization for trauma than non-diabetics. Approximately 17 million Americans have diabetes, with one-third remaining undiagnosed, according ...
Intensive Training of Young Tennis Players Causes Spinal Damage
...d to junior career performance, and young athletes spend
increasing amounts of time playing and training. Intensive training during the growth spurt years is linked to injury and musculoskeletal problems, they add. Injuries to the trunk are the third most common type after arm and leg injuries among tenn...
Chilly Sauce Linked to Botulism, Forcing Recall in US
... can paralyze breathing muscles, and victims could spend
months on ventilators until the toxin wears off. Botulism is rare. The paralyzing illness can leave victims hospitalized for months and is fatal in about 8 percent of cases. Fewer than 30 cases a year are linked to food, and those illnesses are mos...
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