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Lab Tests Throw Up New Path for Parkinson's
...ich until now has generated the most excitement in this
field, they say. The findings are published on Thursday in a letter to Nature, the British science journal, by a team led by Mart Saarma of the University of Finland. Parkinson's causes uncontrollable shaking, along with impaired speech and movem...
Will Seven Be the Lucky Number for Las Vegas Newlyweds?
...urday thousands of newlyweds-to-be will descend on this
desert city to gamble that the lucky number holds... "This is the busiest I've been in my 49 years in this
business. This is our magical, maniacal, historical moment of love," said Charlotte Richards, owner ...
New Oncogene for Brain Cancer
...r doesnt mean that its actually causing cancer. In this
paper we show for the first time that insulin-like...or glioma patients. The PNAS paper takes it beyond this
biomarker status. Zhang, Fuller and colleagues employed a viral gene transfer delivery agent known...
New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down
...a notch after a tougher new noise code took effect this
week . But where there are 8,000,000 New Yorkers, can decibels really drop? The city's Department of Environmental Protection has a phone line, 311, for quality-of-life complaints. And the top source of environmental disturbance, callers say, is ...
Influenza Virus Samples of 1918
...ed in the Alaskan permafrost. The article places this
discovery in the context of decades of research into the cause of pandemic influenza, and the authors detail the strange convergence of events that allowed them to recover and sequence the virus in the first place. Its genetic material is so fragile ...
Use of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators Canada Lags Behind U.S
...impson asks How is it that we continue to underuse this
safe and effective therapy [in Canada]" He reviews...death, and advocates for increased availability of this
Insight Into Neural Stem Cells Has Implications For Designing Therapies
...ssor of Neurological Surgery. "We've been studying this
region of the brain for many years and Florian's data has produced a different scenario, so we have to readjust now." "We should abandon the idea that these cells are good for making any kind of neuron. This is just not going to be the case unless ...
Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool
...hough experts say that it is impossible to connect this
single event with global warming. "Awareness about climate change in the United States these days is about the same as in Europe," Weart said in an interview. "But the willingness to do something about it is much lower."...
Low Income Family Adolescents Suffer Migraine
... region. More than 32,000 teens were identified in this
sample, and more than half of them (58.4 percent) ...r someone will develop migraine headaches. So when this
study looked at teens whose parents suffered from migraines, the prevalence of teens suffering one o...
New Clues About Multiple Sclerosis
...Academy of Neurology. Rinker says the reason for this
biological difference is unknown, but may be related to differences in genetic background. It remains possible that genes are unevenly distributed between ethnic groups to account for different susceptibility to some diseases, said Rinker. In MS, ...
Skin Cancer can Be Triggered by P53 Mutation
...opment, providing insights into the development of this
potentially lethal disease. Squamous cell carcin...he skin can influence p53 gain-of-function status, this
may have important implications for the prognosis of SCCs.AUTHOR CONTACT:Dennis R. RoopUniversity of...
Pre-packed Sandwiches Saltier Than Crisps
... as a preservative to preserve the food. Earlier this
year the Food Standards Agency listed sandwiches alongside ready meals, pasta sauce, and pizza among some of the biggest sources of hidden salt....
Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim
...skipping insulin jabs to stay slim. They are doing this
at the risk of of blindness, heart disease and eve...t treatment to help them manage the problem. After this
Dozens of young women have contacted a phone-in on BBC Radio 1 to report that they skipped injection...
Dinner Guest Recover Bodies in Freezer
...no longer master of his words or behavior. Even if this
drama is terrible it could have happened earlier. For my part I have warned the police on a number of occasions following aggressive behavior towards me and my son....
Anti-doping Rules Must Avoid Unsatisfactory Decisions: WADA
... fight against doping will be severely hampered if this
is not take care of. The fight against doping wi... majority decision of the PCB Appeals Committee in this
case, a WADA spokesman told a foreign news agency. The criticism comes days after the Court of Arb...
New "second-line" AIDS Drug Shows Promise in Trials
...t of patients in the etravirine group had achieved this
goal, The Lancet paper says. Among the "placebo" group, the rate was 39 and 44 percent. Side effects were "mild or moderate" in severity, with generally little difference between the etravirine-takers and the placebo group. Etravirine, made by a ...
EpiCept Accelerates Development of Phase I Clinical Study for Cancer
...xpect to be in a position to report the results of this
important clinical trial later this
year." EPC2407 has shown promising vascular targeting activity with nanomolar potencies of anti-tu...
Women's Empowerment Key to Curbing AIDS: UN
...married is not safe ... Women can turn the tide in this
epidemic. Women are best placed to make existing t...rus, a tenfold increase since December 2003. But this
was still less than a quarter of the estimated 4.6 million people in need of the drugs....
Scientists Discover Key to Manipulating Fat
...stress activates weight gain in mice, and they say this
pathway -- which they were able to manipulate -- may explain why people who are chronically stressed gain more weight than they should based on the calories they consume. This pathway involves two players -- a neurotransmitter (NPY) and the recepto...
New Asthma Gene Identified
...rs are located on chromosome 17, and children with this
marker had higher levels of a new gene called ORMDL3 in their blood, which occurs in higher amounts in children with asthma. The presence of the disease-associated version of ORMDL3 increases the risk of asthma by 60-70 percent, the study suggests. ...
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