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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...k on the amyloid protein, making it more likely to stick to other amyloid proteins in the brain. Thus, researchers concluded that AB42 is highly prone to forming deposits. Synthesized particles of AB42 will fuse to each other within hours in an animal’s brain, but weeks are required for AB40 to adhere. Mor...

US Teens Charged With Gang Raping a Woman

...oft-spoken and sad. "I love my son. I'm going to stick by him. I don't teach violence to my son so it really puzzles me," said Walker. "Maybe he's just hanging out with the wrong crowd. I don't know." He acknowledged he hasn't spent as much time with his son as he should have after parting ways with th...

Sugary Diet can Be Helpful in Shedding Off Pounds

... the palatability of sucrose may even help dieters stick to their eating plans. As part of a 12-week programme, 69 overweight women (average age 41 years; average body mass index [BMI] 32 kg/m2) were given advice on either diet, physical activity or both. A fourth group acting as the 'control' received n...

A Spoonful of Sugar can Melt Away the Pounds

... the palatability of sucrose may even help dieters stick to their eating plans. As part of a 12-week programme, 69 overweight women (average age 41 years; average body mass index [BMI] 32 kg/m2) were given advice on either diet, physical activity or both. A fourth group acting as the 'control' received n...

FDA Approve S Robotic Device to Help Stroke Patients

...walk and who may otherwise have to rely on a mouth stick to move their wheelchairs, Dr. Estores added. Veterans Administration is sponsoring a large multicenter trial of new devices for the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, which began last November. These devices generally do not take cues from electr...

Completely Neutral Evolutionary Changes Helped Shape Our Genome

...was that all random genetic changes that manage to stick around have some selective advantage. But our work adds to the case that frequently, we are what we are largely due to random changes that are completely neutral," said Nicholas Katsanis, Ph.D., Associate Professor at Hopkins' Institute of Genetic Me...

Dog Fighting in the US: Bloody, Illegal and Booming

...r and refuses to let go. Then, "they use a break stick in their mouth to pull them away and release them again against each other," Roach said. The dogs who lose are "often killed, set on fire with gasoline, electrocuted, shot, put on a railroad track. "They are sending a message to others, saying, '...

Good Times Over For Ivory Coasts Ill

...er financing mechanisms. "In many countries people stick to this way of thinking that people must pay. They think that people must participate in their health care, and that this way [the health system] will become sustainable. But this is not the case. It can even be counterproductive", he warns....

Four-legged Friends Connect Online at Dogster

...er right. It may not take long. But we'll probably stick to mainstream animals."...

Surgical Students Fail to Report Needle Stick Injuries

Most of the surgical students stick themselves with needles and sharp instruments whil...al centers found that 582 had experienced a needle stick injury. In more than half the cases, the needles were being used for high-risk patients -- those wit...

Europe Mulls Turning Its Excess Wine into Bioethanol

...ucers would be encouraged to grow fewer grapes and stick to making high-quality wine. "Over a five-year period uncompetitive producers would step out," said Mann, adding, that the move is expected to meet resistance, as winemaking is a major economic and emotional issue in Europe....

Depression Therapy Reduces Suicide Attempts

... psychiatrists, while those with milder depression stick with their primary doctors. Our study indicates that theres nothing specific to antidepressant medications that would either make large populations of people with depression start trying to kill themselvesor protect them from suicidal thoughts, sai...

AIDS Vaccine Still a Long Way Off

...mmune system to produce a flood of antibodies that stick to the infecting organism and block it from entering cells. HIV infects so-called helper T cells, which regulate the immune response, and slowly destroys them. Researchers rapidly identified the molecule that grants HIV entry into those cellsa sur...

Online Education Program Better Source of Information for Patients

...ment is the right one, they will be more likely to stick with it," she added. "This is the same logic for having better knowledge about medications if you believe in the necessity and importance of the medication, you will be more likely to take it as prescribed," Pia said. According to researchers, u...

Genetic Code That Helps Kill Colon Cancer Cells Identified

... are small chains of ribonucleic acid (RNA), which stick to messenger RNAs, and prevent proteins from being made. Dr. Josh Mendell, Assiatant Professor in the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, suspected that p53 activates microRNAs like miR-34a, for various studies have demonstrated that t...

Eating Smartly- A Key to Lose Weight

...to eat more food, and this probably helped them to stick to their diet and lose more weight, said Ello-Martin....

Low Calorie Diet can Promote Healthy Weight Loss and Help Control Hunger

...to eat more food, and this probably helped them to stick to their diet and lose more weight, said Ello-Martin. The findings appear in the June 2007 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition....

Jaipur Foot All Set to Launch Its Centre in Columbia

...icycles and drive a car - all without the aid of a stick or any support. While a prosthetic limb can cost several thousand dollars in the US, the Jaipur Foot costs only $20-28 in India. Sublimely low-tech, it is made of rubber (mostly), wood and aluminium and can be assembled with local materials. Es...

Aspirin Therapy for Heart Disease Found More Effective for Men Than Women

...on in the blood, which means that platelets cannot stick together and this slows the formation of blood clots that cause a heart attack or stroke. "This does happen in women, but it doesn't happen in as many women and it's not as effective," Dorsch said. The testing device uses an optical sensor to "see...

Force-feeding a Scourge Among Mauritanian Nomads

...d be blown away in the wind, people think she is a stick and she will never find a husband,' she said. Nomads seem to believe a fat girl is a healthy girl. But then the Mauritanian government seems to have realized that in reality, obesity has reached epidemic proportions among Mauritanian women. It is...

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