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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...or the first time, and while we probably won’t get where
we want to be for many years, it is really excitin...aque. The tangle pathology was enhanced in regions where
the plaque occurred, says Dr. Hutton, a neurobiologist. But what was also interesting was that these...
Researchers Discover How Cancer Evades the Immune System
... as the beginning stages of personalized medicine, where
we develop tactics for treating the unique genetic make-up of a specific tumour. It becomes even more necessary when we look at all the immunotherapies that are becoming available or are beginning to emerge from research," Dr. Epstein said. He also...
Structure of TB Enzyme Points the Way to New Drugs: Study
...the TB bacteria, the macrophages become host cells where
the germ hides out. In the same paper, the investigators said they had also identified a compound that could block the suspect protein, but they were concerned that by inhibiting this one protein, they would interfere with the action of other simil...
First Baby Born from Eggs Matured and Frozen in the Lab
...ical condition called polycystic ovarian syndrome, where
ovaries can get over-stimulated if she is given ho...and those undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF), where
they are typically given female hormone supplements to boost the number of mature eggs they produce,...
Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State
... "We may name it according to the (actual) place where
the patient infected with the virus is from," he said. The virus was discovered after a soldier, his wife and two children who developed respiratory illness and fever a week after a bat flew into their home in Bemban village. The entire family has ...
Nurse Has Miraculous Escape as Window is Blown Off an Air Ambulance
...ing in Boise, and Fogg was rushed to the hospital, where
he needed 13 stitches in his head. Fogg has worked for the Ada-Boi air ambulance service for 24 years, which his father owns. The next day he was back at work. "It was pretty scary, I'll tell you that," Fogg said....
Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer
...nald Ryan, who in 1989 rediscovered the KV60 tomb, where
the mummy believed to be 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 just over five feet tall, who died at about 50. "First of all, the mumm...
Robbie Donates 1.5 Million Pounds to Help His Native People Beat Addiction
...icipate more actively to help people at his place, where
he plans to return one day. "I want to be more a...n and around Stoke-on-Trent - the place I love and where
I'll eventually return to," he said. Williams, who currently puts up in LA has donated 3 million p...
Electric Field Therapy to Zap Cancerous Tumours
...by damaging the intestinal lining and bone marrow, where
normal cells divide quickly. "One of the advantages of TTF therapy is that only a small fraction of its electrical fields can penetrate into these sensitive tissues," Palti said. Researchers conducted a pilot study of 10 patients with recurrent ...
Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore
...n East Rutherford, New Jersey, near New York City, where
the Police, Smashing Pumpkins, Alicia Keys and others will perform. 'We don't want him getting on planes burning carbon,' Wall acknowledged. Profits from Live Earth will go to Gore's Alliance for Climate Protection. But sceptics have also pointed ...
Bird Flu in Asia Still High Risk Says WHO Official
...s that there are more than 13,000 poultry markets, where
birds from many different places are exposed to each other, raising the danger of transmission. Since 2003, the H5N1 virus has infected 310 people, including 190 who later died, according to WHO figures. Some 250 million poultry have also been cull...
UK Army Personnel Involved in Iraqi Invasion Not at Risk from Depleted Uranium
...orption of naturally occurring uranium. In cases where
higher levels were found, these were within the normal range for naturally occurring uranium, when re-analyzed. The findings should help to allay fears about the health of military personnel exposed to radioactive depleted uranium, say the authors....
Lost Sleep can Never Be Compensated for
...lized nations with 24/7 societies, such as the US, where
people get nearly an hour less sleep a night than they did 40 years ago. We now know that chronic lack of sleep has an effect on how an animal sleeps, said lead study author Fred W. Turek, Professor of Neurobiology and Physiology, whose paper has b...
Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace
...film spread across the surface of a body of water, where
mosquitoes breed. In Canada health officials said the first human case of West Nile virus was identified three weeks earlier than usual. State health officials recommend using insect repellents that contain DEET, picaridin or oil of lemon eucalyp...
Strange Sex Life of Mole-rats may Provide Clues About Human Infertility
..., hairless, and live in large colonies underground where
they are ruled over by a queen. In a new study, scientists, by examining these creatures, are hoping to learn more about how stress affects fertility in both men and women, a subject which is still inadequately understood. The naked mole-rat live...
Five Killed by Methane Gas on Virginia Farm
...mers typically take pains to ventilate manure pits where
methane often gathers. A family member questioned ... The Showalter clan is well known in the community where
neighbors do each other's laundry. On Tuesday, friends tended to the family's animals. "The cows h...
Embryo Protection Law in Germany
...per one million inhabitants is highest in Denmark, where
couples are entitled to at least three free cycles of fertility treatment, with 2,128 cycles per million in 2004. By comparison, availability in Germany dropped from 1,243 cycles per million in 2003 to 803 per million in 2004. Availability in France ...
US Traveler With Deadly TB Has Less Serious Strain
...h Medical and Research Center in Denver, Colorado, where
Speaker is being treated. Daley, who heads the h...al via Prague and then drove to the United States, where
he called the CDC and agreed to head to an isolation hospital in New York. He was eventually transfe...
Mother Donates Eggs So Daughter can Give Birth
...id the egg-freezing procedure has "reached a stage where
we can offer the same treatment to other women who may have children with problems of infertility." "With egg freezing we can offer women who do not have yet have a partner a chance of having children. For example, a lady in her early 30s can decid...
Swans Checked in France for Deadly Bird Flu Virus
...ken to seal off the lake in the Moselle department where
the birds were found. France's only outbreak of H5N1 was early last year. On June 24 France stepped up surveillance after several cases of the H5N1 virus were discovered in Germany and the Czech Republic. In accordance with EU norms, a one kilo...
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