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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research
...ine brain structure, including changing volumes in white
matter and hints of vascular damage; MR spectroscopy to assess chemical processing; functional MRI to look at the brain’s reaction to stimulus; positron emission tomography (PET) and glucose PET scanning to examine the functional aspects of performan...
White Blood Cell Booster May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Deadly Complications
...g that stimulates the growth of infection-fighting white
blood cells may be significantly less likely to di...elated complication characterized by fever and low white
blood cell levels, according to a multi-institutional study led by researchers from the University o...
A Glass of Wine can Keep Tooth Decay and a Sore Throat at Bay
...evealed that a regular glass of wine, both red and white
can help put off tooth decay, gum disease and heal sore throats . According to Italian scientists, who used bottles of supermarket Valpolicella and Pinot Nero wine, the drink has ingredients that can kill bacteria. "However, the drink's antibacte...
Blood Protein may Hold Key to Why Healthy People Get Heart Attacks
... a blood protein myeloperoxidase (MPO) secreted by white
blood cells, that both signals inflammation and releases a bleach-like substance that damages the cardiovascular system, which might be a clue to why apparently healthy persons could be at high risk of heart attacks. The study was conducted by a t...
Daily Dose of Dark Chocolate Helps the Heart: Study
...containing 30 milligrams of healthy polyphenols or white
chocolate, which has no cocoa. For those who ate...to 68 percent, it said. The participants who ate white
chocolate saw no reduction in their blood pressure. While eating dark chocolate resulted in a rela...
Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards
... after he and the others set to work having donned white
overalls, a helmet, mask and safety goggles. "This anti-stress technique consists of destroying everything in order to feel liberated," explained Eduardo Aldan, a Spanish actor charged with selecting the edgy eight for the demolition job on Madrid'...
Dark Chocolate Possible Medicine for Blood Pressure
...dark chocolate daily, the other the same amount of white
chocolate. "The dark chocolate reduced the systo...bottom reading of blood pressure by 1.9 units. The white
chocolate had no effect on blood pressure," "Although the magnitude of the blood pressure reductio...
Women's Empowerment Key to Curbing AIDS: UN
...t entered history 25 years ago as a disease of the white
gay male is now increasingly affecting women all over the world," he told some 1,500 delegates. In sub-Saharan Africa, 60 percent of all adults living with the virus are female. Piot cited the example of Kenya, where the ratio reaches 67 percent. ...
British Woman Who Has inherited Breast Cancer Wants to Spread Awareness
...y the prospect of losing her breasts. "In Europe white
women look at breasts as sexual things but black women look at them more as something maternal, as a comforter for a child. For us the bottom is more sexual. As far as I'm concerned my breasts have done their work and I have no use for them any more....
Protein Instrumental to Brain Development and Repair Identified
...ssential to the creation and repair of the brain's white
matter. The groundbreaking discovery in mouse m...s where they care for newborns," he added. When white
matter is injured or defective, the essential functions of information relay are impaired, according...
Specific Protein is Instrumental in Myelination
...essential to the creation and repair of the brains white
matter. This groundbreaking discovery in mouse ...and remyelination. These processes are relevant to white
matter development and repair. When white
matter is injured or defective, the essential functions ...
Smoking Linked to Lower Parkinson's Disease Risk
.... In addition, while the association was strong in white
and Asian-American individuals, no association was observed in Hispanic or African-American participants. "The biochemical basis for possible preventative effects of smoking, or of a substance delivered through cigarette smoke, is not well underst...
Insights into Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia
...he bone marrow that occurs when certain developing white
blood cells get stuck at a highly proliferative an... expression and prevents normal differentiation of white
blood cells. Previous work of these two groups suggested that PML/RARA self-association, called homo...
Dotted All Over? - Count Yourself Lucky
...from middle age. The average number in people with white
skin is 30 but some people 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 resu...
U.S Shows Increased Obesity Rate
...d children, low socioeconomic status black men and white
women and children, Native Americans and Pacific Islandersare disproportionately affected. The obesity rate in the United States has increased at an alarming rate over the past three decades. We set out to estimate the average annual increase in pr...
New Data Reinforces Correlation Between Carbohydrate Quality and Loss of Vision
...converted to blood sugar, or glucose. Foods like white
rice, pasta and bread are examples of foods with a...vely simple dietary alterations, such as replacing white
bread with whole grain bread. "However," Taylor cautions, "additional studies are needed before we c...
Scientists Identified Obesity Control Switch
...ting food energy as heat, instead of storing it as white
fat," said Spiegelman, senior author of the paper.... known as PRDM16 that is found in brown but not in white
fat -the type that stores excess calories and causes waistlines to bulge. In some of the mouse exp...
Scientists Identify "master Switch" for Brown Fat in Mice
...ting food energy as heat, instead of storing it as white
fat," said Dr. Spiegelman, senior author of the pa...by a gene called PRDM16, found in brown but not in white
fat, which stores excess calories and causes waistlines to bulge. In some mouse experiments, the ...
Canada Daycare Looks After Elderly Parents While Children Work
...rcent of them also have full-time jobs. Even so, white
collar workers in Canada's oil patch headquarters, for the moment, do not seem convinced of the need for this peculiar service. During a recent visit by AFP, there were no pensioners on site. Sopik conceded: "We haven't had as many people using it ...
Too Much White Rice, Pasta and Bread may Increase Chances of AMD
...y has revealed that high consumption of foods like white
rice, pasta and bread, which have high-glycemic-in...vely simple dietary alterations, such as replacing white
bread with whole grain bread. "However, additional studies are needed before we can recommend diet...
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