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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

...ogression to Alzheimer’s disease. “Whether it is working with people or doing lab science, we have really t...r’s -- Drs. Golde and Koo wondered if any might be working to prevent the development of Alzheimer’s by selectively inhibiting production of AB42. Still, Drs...

Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists

...e string of revelations, the Beijing government is working overtime to ensure that the 10,500 athletes and ex...jing's food production and distribution network is working flawlessly for Olympic athletes next year. Round-the-clock guards will be on duty in Olympic kitch...

Adult Stem Cells Show Promise for Peripheral Vascular Disease

...Chairman of Beike Biotechnology group. "We are now working to collaborate with institutions in the U.S. to further substantiate this and other studies including those we are doing for neurological diseases using umbilical cord stem cells." In 2006, Beike Biotechnology completed two studies involving eight ...

Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace

...dical Center. State and local health officials are working to control the mosquito population and educate the public on the dangers of the buzzing pests. "We really need people to take the appropriate precautions," said Alfred DeMaria, chief medical officer of the state Department of Public Health. "Basi...

Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls

...ass leveller that links rural, urban, upper class, working class, migrant labour," she said. Actors like Irfan Khan, Siddharth and South Indian idol Prabhu Deva have been cast in the films. Up and coming stars Samira Reddy, Shiney Ahuja and Reema Sen also appear in the movies. Nair said she hopes that ...

UK Uneasy Over Involvement of Doctors in Terror Attacks, but Not Panicking Over Non European Medics

...ne, 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 terror suspects is a chilling departure from the home-grown Muslim terrorists, many with f...

Harnessing Immune System Power Heralds Next Era of Cancer Treatment

...ersity's Jonathan Bramson, the researchers are now working to accelerate the ongoing immune system research through a new Cancer Immunotherapy Program, being launched with 3.5 million dollars in funding from the Terry Fox Foundation through the National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC). "This immune syste...

A Drug That Helps Cut Alcohol Craving

...es and cause enormous costs to society due to lost working days, accidents, treatment of alcohol-related disease, etcetera, said researcher Sakari Karhuvaara. Before the study, patients assigned to nalmefene treatment reported 15.5 average heavy drinking days each month. During the first three months of tr...

Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz

...d surgeries, the medical department on board keeps working round the clock, like other departments, to be battle efficient. The crew, especially the airwing, keeps injuring on a daily basis. Recently, the oldest crew member who sustained a leg injury jumping from the ship into the Arabian Sea was treated. Th...

Pre-packed Sandwiches Saltier Than Crisps

...tudy was misleading. They also said that they were working to reduce the level of salt in the sandwiches. Jim Winship, the organizations director, said: Sandwiches involve the assembly of ingredients. Some bread also has a relatively high salt content. The level of salt also increases with the ingredients ...

NHSs Golden Handshake Shocks People

... used for frontline services." Mr. Town had been working with the NHS for the past 35 years and he was eligible for early retirement and entitled for the settlement. The 2007/2008 budget for Peterborough PCT is £250 million, including £32 million contributed by Peterborough City Council for adult social ...

Four Pakistan Children Abused Daily: SPARC Report

... South Asia, with an estimated 10 million children working to earn a livelihood. Khan analysing the overall report said statistics proved that Pakistan lagged behind in achieving its Millennium Development Goals, education for all targets and other international commitments....

More Indian Doctors Questioned in Australia as UK Terror Plot Inquiry Widens

.... Mr Ruddock said the AFP and WA police had been working in close cooperation and were liaising closely with other Australian authorities and the UK. "It should be emphasised that a presumption of innocence exists in every police inquiry. No one has been arrested, charged or detained in relation to these...

New Strategy to Counter Problem Drinking

...es and cause enormous costs to society due to lost working days, accidents, treatment of alcohol-related disease, etcetera. Before the study, patients assigned to nalmefene treatment reported 15.5 average heavy drinking days each month. They were directed to take the drug whenever they felt a looming urge ...

Kids With Crohn's Disease are at Ease Now

...escribes preparing for an advanced placement exam, working on the school newspaper, starting an organ donor awareness club for teens and being a peer counselor for other kids facing chronic, life-altering illnesses. The disease is part of my life, just like my hair color, but its not me, she says, acknowle...

A Mechanical Prosthetic Close to the Real Thing

...however, is only the beginning. Didrick is already working on an entire hand articulated in similar fashion using the wrist, and has been approached to craft toes using the same principle. 'Our new approach to prosthetic technology will have a significant impact, not only on the thousands of lives it will ...

The Hospital Superbugs

...ght against C.diff and MRSA scientists at CHAI are working on ways of incapacitating the bacteria and leaving the immune system to deal with the infection. This will reduce the selection pressure for antibiotic resistance that arises from the use of traditional antibiotics. Professor Richard James, Direct...

Sleep Disorder Leads to Road Accidents

... work, Dr Kerr said . Griffith University has been working with Queensland Health and the University of South...rrals are unnecessary. Dr Kerr said his team was working on a project to develop a more effective system of diagnosing sleep disorders. The project is invest...

Moss, Beckham, Hilton's Portraits Sketched in Pig's Blood for Charity

...US TV drama 'Dexter' that follows a serial killer, working for the police and analysing blood at crime scenes. He was specifically assigned the task of making these artworks by FX Channel to coincide with the launch of US TV drama 'Dexter', and to publicise the UK's National Blood Service (NBS). Hotel h...

NanoSensors Provides Update on Its Biosensor to Detect E.coli and Salmonella

...ing our company with a third party could bring. By working with another entity with greater financial and other resources than we have, we believe that we can significantly reduce the amount of time until we can commercialize our proposed biosensor and begin to generate revenues from our biosensor product. T...

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Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Trisomy 21: How an extra little chromosome throws the entire genome off balance 2Trisomy 21: How an extra little chromosome throws the entire genome off balance 3White House honors Clemson professor as 'Champion of Change' for solar deployment 2
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