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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...r’s disease risk with the help of thousands). With support from the National Institutes of Health, they had been examining blood serum for evidence of protein “markers” that could help predict which people would develop the disease over time. One marker is AB. Although no one knows what the normal function...

Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP

...erican College of Physicians (ACP) today expressed support for the Children’s Health and Medicare Preotection (CHAMP) Act of 2007 (H.R. 3162). Representing 124,000 internal medicine physicians and medical student members, ACP is the largest medical specialty society in the United States. David C. Dale, MD,...

Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030

...es around the world. The alliance was created to support the development, ratification, and implementation of the WHO framework treaty. The Bangkok meeting will also discuss Thailand's proposal to draft a new international law banning all cross-border advertising of cigarette products. "Cross-border ad...

Drinking Problem Plagues 30% Americans

...r course. Treatments may include psychotherapy, support groups or other forms of counseling. Some medications are also available that can help alcoholics abstain from drinking, including naltrexone, which acts on opioid receptors in the brain. The low number of people who sought treatment shouldnt be s...

Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for

...ecutive days in the immediate past. The findings support the recent human studies that suggested that chronic partial sleep loss of even two to three hours per night could have detrimental effects on the body, leading to impairments in cognitive performance, as well as cardiovascular, immune and endocrine ...

Too Much of Videogames Hampers Study Time in Children

...ers were unsocial people. "These findings do not support the notion that adolescents who play video games are socially isolated," the researchers say. They added that the findings signify that video game play can be a distraction from school-related activities, but it may not have an adverse effect on gr...

Medicaid Data Analysis

...population. Medicaid funds half of state and local support of mental illness treatments and one-third of specialty substance abuse treatment. The authors set out to understand where integrated psychiatric and substance abuse services may need to be provided for Medicaid beneficiaries. They examined the loc...

War Trauma-hit UK Veteran Population Set to Increase

...Defence and you have access to a strong network of support and treatment, Dr. Hunt said....

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

...tly signaled lawmakers that Schwarzenegger may not support a separate legislative crackdown. Lawmakers are proposing to prohibit the dirtiest equipment from being used on public works projects bankrolled with state bond money approved by voters last year. In interviews with The Times, Catherine Witherspoon...

New Oncogene for Brain Cancer

...rs that develop in the glial cells which normally support and nourish neurons -- that are highly resistant to treatment. This makes IGFBP2 an important candidate for development of targeted therapy to treat gliomas, Zhang says. Gliomas kill about 13,000 people in the United States annually. The possibil...

Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim

...opriate and rapid access to psychological care and support to help them manage their condition effectively. "There also needs to be improved transitional care services from children to adult diabetes services which, at present, do not always adequately address young adults needs." Diabetic UK stressed....

New Spinal Cord Stimulation System Launched

...stem in 2005, we have delivered the technology and support infrastructure needed to gain more than 25 percent share of the pain management market," said Michael Onuscheck, President of Boston Scientific's Pain Management Business. "The advances in the new Precision Plus system will help to enhance the treatm...

More Indian Doctors Questioned in Australia as UK Terror Plot Inquiry Widens

...cal practitioners per se. It's an investigation in support of the investigation by the London Metropolitan Police counter-terrorism command," Keelty said. Seven people have been arrested in Britain over the attacks, all of them doctors or with medical links. Mr Ruddock said the AFP and WA police had been...

A New Therapy to Protect Cancer Patients Against Infertility

...ising awareness among the medical profession, more support is needed for research in this important area....

Sleep Disorder Leads to Road Accidents

...ng and developing a web-based intelligent decision support system to provide a cost effective solution to this problem, Dr Kerr said. The software is designed to more accurately diagnose a sleep problem and help determine if a night at the sleep centre is needed. Sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep a...

Now, Dads to Get Text Alerts on How to Raise Their Children

... of using communication and internet technology to support parents will appeal to fathers, as it makes the us...or areas and ethnic minority groups. "We want to support those parents who seek help with bringing up their children. By improving phone-line support and set...

Organically Grown Food More Healthier

..., stated that the overall body of science does not support the view that organic food is more nutritious than conventionally grown food. "Organic farming represents a sustainable method of agriculture that avoids the use of artificial fertilizers and pesticides and makes use of crop rotation and good anim...

Napo Obtains Special Protocol Assessment Agreement From FDA for Crofelemer

...or to the completion of our final Phase 3 trial in support of the Company's first NDA filing, targeted for early 2008." Dr. Scott Harris, Vice President, Clinical Affairs, and Chief Medical Officer, said: "Napo has taken every effort to design and execute a Phase 3 program with the highest possible probabi...

BMA Scotland Calls for Public Debate on How Best to Increase Organ Donation Rates

...g on the Scottish Executive to assess the level of support for such a policy. It is not acceptable to reject presumed consent without at least making a clear effort to determine what the publics opinion is on this matter. International experience shows that presumed consent improves donation rates and we w...

Gadrasil Could Prove Effective in Men too

...l be available to the provinces and territories in support of a national vaccination program. The Conservative government noted that when new vaccines become available, it's critical to make them available to Canadians as soon as possible. On June 20, 2007, the Nova Scotia government announced Gardasil wil...

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