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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...an see the top of the hill for the first time, and while
we probably won’t get where we want to be for many...concentrations. To their surprise, they found that while
some NSAIDs, such as naproxen and aspirin, had no effect on AB42, others, such as ibuprofen and indo...
Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP
...ractice patterns. Helping to reduce smoking rates while
provide funding for SCHIP and Medicare by increasing federal taxes on tobacco products. Reducing costly and unfair overpayments to Medicare Advantage plans and applying these savings to ensuring health care access to children and seniors. Dr. D...
UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage
...ngue fever due to the proliferation of mosquitoes, while
reduced rainfall and water shortage could lead to waterborne diseases, the UN health agency said. Carbon dioxide from energy use is a major contributor to the greenhouse gases which scientists blame for global warming. At least 40 participants fr...
Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses
...o had been infected with SARS and later recovered, while
the second antibody, m396, was taken from a library of human antibodies the researchers developed from the blood of 10 healthy volunteers. When tested in cells in the laboratory, both antibodies potently neutralized samples of the virus from the tw...
Nurse Has Miraculous Escape as Window is Blown Off an Air Ambulance
... a resident of Idaho in US had a miraculous 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 when Fog...
One-third of Adults Have Had Some Form of Alcohol Use Disorder During Their Lifetimes
... men, whites and younger and unmarried individuals while
lifetime rates were highest among middle-aged Amer... participants developed at an average age of 22.5, while
dependence began at an average age of 21.9. It also showed that alcohol dependence was associated wi...
Amnesia Drug That Blocks Bad Memories on the Anvil
...ia drug that may help people discard bad memories, while
leaving the rest of their memories intact. The...atients were given the drug used to treat amnesia, while
others were given a placebo. After a week, patients given the drug showed fewer signs of stress w...
Pure Pomegranate Juice Helps Reverse Erectile Dysfunction Function
...dly decreased ability to get and keep an erection, while
moderate ED is the moderately decreased ability to...ons improved with POM Wonderful Pomegranate Juice, while
only 32 pct reported improved erections with the placebo (p=0.058). These results compare favourably...
Son Donates Part of Liver to Ailing Father, Transplant Successful
...splant. Specialists say about a fifth of these die while
waiting. Dr Charlie Millson, consultant hepatologist at St James's, said: "This is a tremendous breakthrough and represents the culmination of two years' hard work by the whole team here in Leeds....
Adult Stem Cells Show Promise for Peripheral Vascular Disease
...proved or healed in 46 (86.8%) of the 53 patients, while
25 of the 48 (47.9%) patients with limb gangrene r...ell transplantation. "These preliminary results, while
encouraging, must be further researched in future controlled studies and reinforced by separate stud...
Pond in High Artic Drying Up Due to Global Warming
...s happening. We could see this trend had started a while
ago but at no time did we expect it to accelerate,...waders to make their way to the ponds, they noted, while
by 2006 the same areas were dry enough to burn....
Accused 13yr Old Admits to Stabbing Her Brother
...Hat family broke down on the witness stand Tuesday while
admitting to stabbing her eight-year-old brother ...her brother, the girl said Steinke slit his throat while
she looked away. "He was gurgling," she testified. The murders happened about one week after th...
Strange Sex Life of Mole-rats may Provide Clues About Human Infertility
...has the effect of suppressing the ovulatory cycle, while
in the non-breeding males it causes lower testosterone concentrations, and lower numbers of sperm. In most non-breeding males, sperm that are present are non-motile, Dr Faulkes added. The queen also appeared to exert control over breeding males, so...
Skin Rashes Signifies Longer Survival in Cancer Patients
...ffective and proactive strategy to manage the rash while
continuing Tarceva therapy." According to the researchers, these rashes can be controlled with mild steroids or antibiotics, and in most cases, they will improve with treatment. They are believed to be due to an inflammatory response as a result of...
UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics
...the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, while
the lone woman, the wife of one, is a laboratory technician. The police are now working to unravel links and prior contacts within this far-flung expatriate medical circle. For the British public, the prospect of highly educated professionals as te...
Yawning Actually Helps You Keep Awake
...ur ways: strictly orally; strictly nasally; orally while
wearing a nose plug; or just breathe normally. T...to breathe normally or through their mouths yawned while
watching other people yawn, while
none of those told to breathe through their noses yawned. The rese...
Boeing Unveils 'green' Dreamliner Passenger Jet
... long-haul routes using up to 20 percent less fuel while
pumping out fewer greenhouse gases, will be rolled out for 300 gathered media. The 787 -- Boeing's first new model in 13 years -- will make its maiden test flight later this year before going into commercial service with Japan's All Nippon Airways ...
FDA Extends GRAS Approval Listex to All Food Products
...er can contain as many as 1 billion phages per ml, while
in fresh and processed meat and meat products, more than 100 million viable phages per gram are often present. Phages are harmless to humans, animals and plants, and target only bacterial cells. They are extremely specific in regard to the bacteria t...
Chilean Lake Disappears, Thanks to Global Warming
...merican America because of global warming. Even while
some sections are adamantly skeptical about such assertions, Chilean scientists have reported the disappearance of a whole lake in the south of the country. The lake, some 20,000 square metres in area, in the Bernardo O'Higgins National Park in P...
Former US Vice President Al Gores Son Continues to Be Dogged by Drug Abuse Problem.
...e boy was the victim of a near-fatal car accident while
attending a Baltimore Orioles baseball game in Bal...of the same name. Gore sustained an ankle injury while
playing lacrosse in 2000. In order to accompany him during his treatment, his mother was forced to m...
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