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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...ing from 34 percent to 48 percent, in patients who took the highest dose, 1,600 milligrams a day. “And it was remarkably safe,” says Dr. Golde. “It was much better tolerated in humans than it was in mice.” There was also evidence that the drug not only improved symptoms but may have actually slowed the co...

White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications

...a, compared to only 22 percent of the patients who took the drug in conjunction with their chemotherapy, Kuderer said. While white blood cell boosters were known to help patients receiving very intense doses of chemotherapy, this study showed that the drugs are also a benefit to cancer patients receiving...

Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg

.... The Canadian team said the prototype technique took this fertility preservation a major step further. The eggs were recovered from unstimulated ovaries and in addition were fertilised after they had been frozen and then thawed, and not before. "Until now, it was not known whether oocytes (human eggs...

Blood Protein may Hold Key to Why Healthy People Get Heart Attacks

...Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) and took their baseline blood samples and froze it for future analysis. After an average of eight years, 1,138 EPIC-Norfolk participants had been admitted to the hospital or died from the effects of coronary artery disease (CAD), including heart attack. ...

Jacqueline Kennedy Onnasis Phobia Over Daughters Weight Gain Revealed

...r. The book has also revealed that Caroline once took the blame, when the police found her cousin David ...lants. Caroline, attempting to protect her cousin, took the blame, the author wrote. When Caroline received a letter from her grand mom, Rose Fitzgerald K...

Son Donates Part of Liver to Ailing Father, Transplant Successful

...splant since Mr Lomas and his son's surgery, which took place in adjoining theatres with city's four liver transplant surgeons present. The surgeons believe the technique will offer new hope to the 300 plus people on the liver transplant waiting list at any one time. More than 600 patients have liver tr...

UK Sports Clubs Failing to Run Comprehensive Health Checks on Professional Players

...ver half of rugby union premiership clubs surveyed took pre-employment medical histories but less than half of the cricket and rugby union division 1 clubs did so. Fewer rugby union and cricket clubs recorded before employment whether a player had a history of concussion than did football clubs. Whil...

Accused 13yr Old Admits to Stabbing Her Brother

...She was angry because her parents grounded her and took away her computer privileges in an attempt to cool her relationship with the 23-year-old Steinke. She told the jury she often vented to her boyfriend as they talked on the phone late at night after her family had gone to sleep. She admitted shed h...

Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm

... alerted Showalter's wife, Phyillis. "The family took off to try to get him," said Sonny Layman, who rents a house on the farm. "Phyillis threw the phone out at me and asked me to dial 911." Layman instead followed her and two of the Showalter's four children. By the time he got to the pit a few feet ...

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

...lieved to have come to Britain before this new law took effect. Overseas doctors can also apply, in competition with doctors in the UK and Europe, for places under the Highly Skilled Migrant Program. Criminal record checks are mandatory. "It is good practice for an employer to carry out a CRB check e...

Sporty Spice Fears That She Might Never Get Pregnant

...e and did not bother to take care of herself. It took me a long time to recover from the whole experience that was the Spice Girls. It was such a huge, life-changing event and a crazy time. I was living off adrenaline and wasnt taking care of myself, she said. I had put pressure on myself to look a ce...

A Drug That Helps Cut Alcohol Craving

...r heavy drinking days each month than drinkers who took a look-alike placebo pill. However, there were r...nt feel so good, rather than because the drug just took away an urge to drink, alcohol researcher Raymond Anton said. Karhuvaara also talked about how the...

Same-sex Marriage: Shahzina Tariq Vows to Live With groom

...not abducted by anyone, adding that their marriage took place with mutual consent. I called Shumail and wished to be his life partner and he responded to my proposal positively, the Dawn quoted her, as saying. She went on to say that after release, she would not join her parents owing to life threats ...

Pfizer Says Nigerian Court Lacks Jurisdiction to Hear Drug Case

...ompensation for the victims of the drug test which took place 11 years ago. "This court has no jurisdiction to entertain this case ... I want this court to strike out this case", Pfizer's lawyer Anthony Idigbe told the court. Kano government's lawyer Aliyu Umar asked for more time to enable him prepar...

Pediatricians Face Malpractice Crisis

...ta reported, especially for pediatricians. So we took a retrospective, comprehensive look at malpractice claims against pediatricians. Surprisingly, we found that from 1985-2005 society hasn't become more litigious, at least not vis vis pediatricians," said Aaron E. Carroll, assistant professor of pedi...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

... Susan Kennedy, and Cabinet Secretary Dan Dunmoyer took the lead on pressuring the agency staff and board chairman. The departures, along with the planned resignation of the top Cal/EPA deputy, Dan Scopek, regarded by many as a key appointee on climate change policies, could hamper California's efforts ...

Dietary Counseling Leads to Weight Loss

...verage through weight loss programs or how long it took them to gain it back," said Michael L. Dansinger, MD, MS, one of the study authors and a physician at Tufts-New England Medical Center's Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School...

New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down

...urn it 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, call...

Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool

...ndals brigade," says US historian Spencer Weart -- took notice of the idea that unbridled burning of oil, gas and coal might eventually mess up the climate system. In fact, the apocalyptic fear of the mid-1970s was not global warming -- but global cooling. This was the notion that Earth was about to b...

Anti-doping Rules Must Avoid Unsatisfactory Decisions: WADA

...ng to the claims made by Shoaib and Asif that they took the banned steroid nandrolone unwittingly, the world anti-doping body said the lifting of the ban was inconsistent with a long and invariable line of CASs decisions which hold that it is the athletes duty to ensure that what he or she ingests does no...

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