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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...fragments (amyloid-beta precursor protein, or APP) was
found on chromosome 21. This made sense, because p... 40 amino acid AB fragment. Dr. Younkin’s finding was
pivotal, made just as the scientist moved his laboratory from Case Western Reserve to Mayo Clinic’s ...
Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP
...ttee, Committee on Ways and Means. The letter also was
sent to Representatives John D. Dingell, chair, and Frank Pallone, Jr., chair of the Health Subcommittee, Committee on Energy and Commerce. (over) Dr. Dale pointed out that the CHAMP Act will strengthen and expand access to care for children and sen...
White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications
...ssue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The work was
part of research being conducted by the Awareness of Neutropenia in Chemotherapy (ANC) Study Group, a multi-institution, university-based network of investigators whose work is unrestrictedly funded by Amgen, the maker of a commonly utilized white bl...
UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage
...and East Asian countries. Omi said urgent action was
needed because Asia's share of the world's greenhouse gas emissions was
expected to grow larger with the rapid economic expansion of China and India. "We have now reached...
Infertility Breakthrough With First Birth from Lab-matured Egg
...d a medical conference on Monday. The baby girl was
born to a woman diagnosed with advanced ovarian di... and then thawed, and not before. "Until now, it was
not known whether oocytes (human eggs) collected from unstimulated ovaries, matured in vitro and the...
First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab
...of the first baby to be produced from an egg, that was
developed in a test tube, and then frozen and defr.... The baby girl, who is now around one year old, was
born in Canada after work at the McGill Reproductive Centre in Montreal. The baby's mother has a med...
M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens
...hem frequently to release their anger. The study was
conducted by a team of researchers led by Cheryl K...language, strong sexual content, and use of drugs, was
the most popular game series among the boys surveyed. Surprisingly, it was
also the second most popu...
Insecticide-treated Bed Nets to Combat Malaria in Older Children and Adults
...nt coverage in these high-risk groups. The study was
conducted by a team of researchers led by Dr Gerry Killeen at the Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre in Tanzania. As part of the study, researchers used recently developed models of mosquito behaviour and mortality to see the effect of ...
Those Who Cure can Kill Dire Prophesy of the doctors Plot
... eight suspects. The 27-year-old Indian national was
arrested at Brisbane airport on Monday night, atte...n in for questioning yesterday, Mohammed Asif Ali, was
released after investigators decided there was
no charge to answer. "It was
a lightning-fast opera...
Inability to Recognize Familiar Smells Could Signal Alzheimers
..., including Parkinson's disease," further research was
needed, the authors said....
Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses
...main (RBD). One of the antibodies, called S230.15, was
found in the blood of a patient who had been infec... later recovered, while the second antibody, m396, was
taken from a library of human antibodies the researchers developed from the blood of 10 healthy volu...
Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State
...virus following an angry protest from the state it was
named after, reports said Monday. Malaysian and...h last year. State officials objected, saying it was
"an insult" and would harm the tourism industry in Malacca which is a popular destination for foreig...
Nurse Has Miraculous Escape as Window is Blown Off an Air Ambulance
...s escape while traveling by an air ambulance . He was
flying with a patient and the pilot last Wednesday from Twin Falls, Idaho, to Seattle when a window was
blown off. At that time they were flying at a height of 20,000 ft. Rapid decompression occurred wh...
Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer
...00-year-old mummy has now revealed that Hatshepsut was
obese, had decayed teeth and possibly suffered fro... Hatshepsut lay uncoffined on the floor, the queen was
also very obese. Bald in front but with long hair in back, the mummy shows an overweight woman jus...
Impaired Odour Identification Predicts Cognitive Decline for the Elderly
...n odour identification did not change even when it was
considered that factors like stroke and smoking ha...r also said that the impaired odour identification was
also associated with lower cognitive scores at the beginning of the study, and with a more rapid dec...
Robbie Donates 1.5 Million Pounds to Help His Native People Beat Addiction
...mself has battled drug addiction, insisted that he was
'glad' that he could help his native people. "I'm glad the little help I give can raise the profile of things like this," the Mirror quoted Williams, as saying. The singer revealed that he intended to participate more actively to help people at h...
One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes
... who were alcohol-dependent. "Alcohol dependence was
significantly more prevalent among men, whites, Na...nd those with lower incomes. Current alcohol abuse was
more prevalent among men, whites and younger and unmarried individuals while lifetime rates were hig...
Annual Tobacco-related Deaths to Reach 8.3 Million by 2030
...ave 200 million lives by 2050, he said. Bettcher was
one of several tobacco industry experts attending ...ver 100 countries around the world. The alliance was
created to support the development, ratification, and implementation of the WHO framework treaty. ...
Amnesia Drug That Blocks Bad Memories on the Anvil
...heir memories intact. An amnesia drug called U0126 was
used in the study. The researchers trained the rats to associate two musical tones with a mild electrical shock, so that they would brace themselves for a shock when they heard either of the tones. Thereafter they gave half of the rats the drug wh...
Pure Pomegranate Juice Helps Reverse Erectile Dysfunction Function
.... At the end of each four-week period, efficacy was
assessed using the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF) and Global Assessment Questionnaires (GAQ). The IIEF is a validated questionnaire that has been demonstrated to correlate with ED intensity. The GAQ elicits the patient's self-evaluat...
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