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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...urbiprofen is, he adds. AB42-lowering agents may turn
out to be “either a magic bullet or a magic shotgu...s proves to be toxic to the microtubules, which in turn
cannot transport the molecular cargo needed to keep the neuron alive. “Either the roads provided b...
US Traveler With Deadly TB Has Less Serious Strain
...ontact Speaker in Rome. A CDC official told him to turn
himself in to Italian health authorities to be placed in isolation. "They told me I had been put on the no-fly list and my passport was flagged," he said on his return, insisting he had no intention of undergoing treatment in Italy. To avoid dete...
Gene Variation Increases the Risk of Lung Cancer
...expression of the protein, which is more likely to turn
on the cascade and sustain the damaging effects of inflammation. Over time, the constant damage of inflammation could lead to genetic damage and cancer, Engels said. The researchers believe their findings will provide the basis for further lung can...
Variation in Genes Related to Inflammation Increase Lung Cancer Risk
...expression of the protein, which is more likely to turn
on the cascade and sustain the damaging effects of inflammation. Over time, the constant damage of inflammation could lead to genetic damage and cancer. Inflammation is part of the immune systems arsenal to combat the effects of infection and cell ...
Young Girls Turning to Speed for Losing Weight
...d that the drug can lead to binge eating, which in turn
would result in eating disorders. There is anecdotal evidence that girls sometimes use speed as a meal substitute. Once the drug wears off the stomach realises it is empty. This induces periods of not eating and then bingeing. From there it doesn't...
EU Aims to Shake Up Wine Industry With Root-and-branch Reform
...ke things more simple," she said. EU attempts to turn
around souring wine market Although Europe remains by far the biggest wine producer and exporter, it faces growing competition from so-called New World competitors, notably Australia, the US state of California, Chile and South Africa. In Europe,...
Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission
...e action that American environmentalists hope will turn
their country from a laggard on climate change, to a leader. Fabian Nunez, the speaker of California's state parliament, says that was exactly the intention. "If you look at Congress and the White House you would think that climate change is not...
New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down
...t Never Sleeps and Makes a Lot of Noise has had to turn
it down a notch after a tougher new noise code too...aft: "This new code is saying: we want the city to turn
it down a bit. It is not saying we want to turn
the city into a quiet place, but a more livable plac...
Live Earth: How Global Warming Became Cool
...rk Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which in turn
fathered the Kyoto Protocol on tackling greenhouse gases. The IPCC has issued four reports since 1990, delivering judgements that are progressively more emphatic -- call it gloomy -- about the nature and severity of climate change. They have also...
Women's Empowerment Key to Curbing AIDS: UN
...at catastrophes also offer opportunities. So let's turn
the paradigm upside down and make sure that the re...on status. Being married is not safe ... Women can turn
the tide in this epidemic. Women are best placed to make existing tools work," she said. As of Jun...
Functional Food What is That, Ask First
...concludes, We should not allow the baby-boomers to turn
eating into a serious quest for eternal health. Food should be savoured, enjoyed and shared with friends. Food has an enormous psychological impact on our lives and we should follow the advice given consistently by dieticians: eat a wide range of fo...
Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids
...then their bodies and eat healthy foods could only turn
the town into a better place to live. And so it began. The people running the programme aimed to spend the least possible amount of money. They made small changes like freshening up the paint that formed zebra-stripe crosswalks and positioning cros...
Indian Boffins to Fight Wrinkles With Camels' Milk
Indian scientists are hoping to turn
camels' milk into a skin-care product that would wipe away wrinkles and lighten the complexion, a report said Monday . The government's team of camel researchers, which has already pioneered such products as camel milk ice cream, said it has found ...
Plant Growth Regulated by Both Internal Clock and External Light: Study
...ein during the day, switch off after dark but then turn
on again late in the night. But the proteins made ...s are thought to act as transcription factors that turn
on other genes involved in growth. The work is published online in the journal Nature....
Macca Calls for Veggie World to Prevent Global Warming
...arming can be prevented if people across the world turn
vegetarian . The former 'Beatle' feels that the suggestion that livestock farming is done in mankind's favour borders on myth. "Livestock farming is one of the biggest destroyers of the planet. When you see the Amazon being cut down for hambur...
Americas Best Hospital Reduced Heart Attack Rates
... of admissions for more common diagnoses, which in turn
have a more substantial impact on overall hospital outcomes, they continue. The U.S. News & World Report ranking, which includes many of the nations most prestigious hospitals, did identify a group of hospitals that was much more likely than non-r...
Dotted All Over? - Count Yourself Lucky
...e can have as many as 400. Moles can occasionally turn
cancerous. Nearly half of all malignant melanomas begin in moles so one that looks suspicious should be removed. Says lead researcher Dr. Veronique Bataille: "The results are very exciting as they show, for the first time, that moley people who hav...
HIV Prevention Programs on a Massive Scale Turn Out Economical
...on programs in low and middle-income countries can turn
out economical if they are run on a massive scale . This conclusion was reached by A UCSF-led team of researchers. They examined the large prevention programs underway in countries like India, South Africa, Uganda, Russia and Mexico. They not only s...
Scientists Identified Obesity Control Switch
...results illustrate that the gene we identified can turn
on a broad program of brown fat cell development when we insert it into precursors that otherwise would produce white fat," Spiegelman added. Lead author on the paper is Patrick Seale, PhD, in the Spiegelman lab. Further analysis showed that PRDM16...
Understanding the Mechanism Underlying Embryo Development
... of the PCB, led by Javier Buceta, they decided to turn
to mathematical modelling as a way of understandin... of the PCB, led by Javier Buceta, they decided to turn
to mathematical modelling as a way of understanding better the internal mechanisms which regulated t...
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