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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...ain proteins that might begin to gum up memory and thought in 10 to 15 years -- a person could be offered an ...rs want to know how aging changes brain structure, thought processes and blood chemistry, so they can model and predict progression to Alzheimer’s disease. “...

Acute Mountain Sickness may Lead to Pulmonary or Cerebral Edema

...ema. The interest of the general public in AMS is thought to have increased over the past 25 years. This change is partly due to media exposure, trekking guidebooks and the wide availability of the Internet. In spite of these apparent changes, it is unknown whether there is an actual increased awareness amo...

Son Donates Part of Liver to Ailing Father, Transplant Successful

...dn't know what he was talking about at first and I thought he meant he wanted me to get some liver from the b... was told he had advanced liver disease. "I just thought about the waiting list which is pretty depressing," he said. "Then they told me about the possibil...

UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics

...om India in 1994, said that the suspects should be thought of not as doctors, but as terrorists. Perhaps they had been radicalized by the Iraq war and brought their grievances with them to Britain, he said. Prasad Rao, chairman of the British International Doctors Association, called the apparent link to t...

Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards

... against the walls accelerated the job. "I never thought it would feel so good," Jorge beams after he and the others set to work having donned white overalls, a helmet, mask and safety goggles. "This anti-stress technique consists of destroying everything in order to feel liberated," explained Eduardo Al...

Gene Variation Increases the Risk of Lung Cancer

...ses lung cancer risk. Inflammation has long been thought to be a factor in many cancers, including lung cancer, and could provide an explanation how damage to lung tissue leads to cancer, Engels said. Knowing more about the downstream effects of these polymorphisms, and discovering others like them, will i...

Survey Finds Wide HIV Ignorance in the UK

...e transmitted by sharing cutlery while ten percent thought that sweat can also spread the disease. Only one in three people who were surveyed were assured about receiving good sex education at school. Nick Partridge, chief executive of Terrence Higgins Trust, insisted that lack of sex education is result...

Macrobiotic Diet Made Courtney Love Gain 50 Pounds, Not Lose!

...e's Gwyneth's cook! [But] I saw those pictures and thought 'Oh my God!' 182 lbs. does not look good on me. Nothing fit, she said. Love discarded her macrobiotic diet and adopted a strict no carbohydrate one instead. She also put a lock on her refrigerator to ensure that she stuck to her strict diet regimen...

Malaysian Astronaut to Conduct Cancer Research in Space

...astronaut programme director, said most Malaysians thought sending a fellow countryman into space was a waste of time and money. "Worse, many think we will spin a top in space or make milk tea," he was quoted as saying by the Star newspaper. Russia will send Malaysia's first cosmonaut into space in Octob...

New Diagnostic Test for Mad Cow Disease Developed

... called prions, which kill off brain cells and are thought to cause the disease. Dubbed as 'Protein Misfolding Cyclic Amplification', the new technique works by boosting the replication of prions, so that they can be easily detected in test samples of the brain tissues. For the diagnosis, a test sample...

Will Seven Be the Lucky Number for Las Vegas Newlyweds?

...ia couple decided on July 7 partially because they thought it would be a memorable anniversary date, and partly because they happened to be leaving Las Vegas later that day, anyway. "We've joked about getting married on this day, but it's definitely going to be special," Valdez said. "It's kind of neat, ...

Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool

...gh Hansen came under fire by fellow scientists who thought his pronouncements premature or even alarmist, the media splashed his testimony and "global warming" entered the general vocabulary. Within months, the UN and the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) set up a paramount scientific authority, the ...

Diabetic Skip Jabs to Stay Slim

...ld me one woman had fallen into a coma but I still thought I could control it. I started lowering the dose I gave myself so I could eat less carbohydrates, but when you stop taking the insulin its like bulimia the food just goes through you. By skipping the injections I could lose a huge amount of weight, b...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...to steadily increase as the project develops. It's thought that a further 20 cars will be on the streets of Oslo when a hydrogen station opens there later next year. "There's been a dramatic change in people's attitude towards climate change in the past 12 months," says Kruse, "and this makes it easier to ...

Ban on Hookah Smoking Should Stay, Argue Doctors

...f), write Dr Rashid Gatrad and colleagues. It is thought that around 100 million people use a hookah daily worldwide. Reports suggest that family attitudes towards children smoking tobacco in waterpipes are far more permissive than attitudes to cigarette smoking. There has been little research into the h...

Britneys Confession - 'I'm Not a Virgin'

... two years into my relationship with Justin, and I thought he was the one. But I was wrong!" Britney said to a magazine The most painful thing I have ever experienced was that break-up," Spears told the W magazine,. "We were together so long and I had this vision. You think you're going to spend the rest...

Prions Capacity can Be Aggrevated by Solid Particles

...ificantly more infectious than prions alone. "We thought the binding might decrease infectivity," Aiken explains. "In each case, you add montmorillonite and we get more animals sicker and quicker than in the absence of montmorillonite clay." What is occurring in soils in the woods and on the farm is unkn...

Pumpkins Could Be Showing Insulin Injections The Door Soon

...he scientists, the protective effect of pumpkin is thought to be due to antioxidants and D-chiroinositol, a molecule that mediates insulin activity. At the same time the scientists caution that though extracts from the vegetable would dramatically reduce the amount of insulin needed, injections may possibl...

Parkinsons Disease Mechanism Identified

.... This is of particular importance since Cdk5 is thought to have normal beneficial roles in neurons and modulating a relevant downstream target rather than Cdk5 directly may be a better therapeutic strategy with regard to this pathway....

Significant Advances in VCJD Prion Detection

...s that progressively kill off brain tissue and are thought to cause the disease. The method, known as known as Protein Misfolding Cyclic Amplification (PMCA), enables the level of prions to be increased so that they can be recognised by existing detection methods. Researchers have shown for the first time...

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