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A new century of Alzheimer's disease research

... “insult” Today, an estimated 20 million people worldwide have Alzheimer’s disease. Within the higher-functi...h the help of thousands As much as investigators worldwide are betting that the sticky plaques made up of amyloid beta (AB) fulfill the role of central villain...

Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore

... the world's most popular music acts and drawing a worldwide audience of 2 billion people, making it one of the largest global events in history. The umbrella organization for the event is a new global movement under the name Save Our Selves (SOS). It will begin at 1.10am British Summer Time in Sydney, Austr...

Dow Acquires Wolff Walsrode from Bayer

...rgies for Dow, driven by application expertise and worldwide growth in demand for cellulosics. The acquisition is expected to be financially accretive by the end of the first year of ownership. "The Wolff transaction marks another important milestone in our Company's drive to expand and enhance our performan...

Translating Structure into Function

...of the structural genomics project, a large-scale, worldwide effort to determine the structures of enzymes and receptors. With the nature of the substrate in hand, the scientists went on to discover that the enzyme works in a previously uncharacterized metabolic pathway in bacteria....

In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash

...eans confined to China. Players of various games worldwide who do not have time or patience to advance to higher levels or acquire virtual items often outsource the uninteresting parts of game play to so-called "gold-farming factories". China, with its cheap labour and low operational costs, has become a h...

Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine

... and take a cure that has drawn millions of people worldwide to the unexpected heat, humidity and special atmosphere two kilometers (just over a mile) inside this Alpine peak. Bad Gastein used to be a gold mine, and produced more than 800 kilos (1,760 pounds) of the precious metal each year during its 16th-c...

Epilepsy Increases Suicide Risks

...uscle spasms and seizures. About 50 million people worldwide suffer from the condition, with roughly 75 new cases diagnosed every day, according to Britain's National Society for Epilepsy. ``Uncontrolled seizures and drug side effects can have a devastating effect on the quality of life for people with the c...

EpiCept Accelerates Development of Phase I Clinical Study for Cancer

... to Myriad Genetics, Inc. as part of an exclusive, worldwide development and commercialization agreement. Myriad recently announced that Azixa(TM) has a second mode of action due to vascular disruption activity (VDA). The compound is currently being evaluated in two Phase II human clinical trials, one in patie...

New Spinal Cord Stimulation System Launched

...didates for SCS therapy. Boston Scientific is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices whose products are used in a broad range of interventional medical specialties....

New Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV

...taly. "This study is one of the most significant worldwide HIV/AIDS clinical trials in recent years. It showed that when the two drugs are used in combination, there is a good chance HIV can be very effectively controlled in patients who have advanced, multi-drug-resistant HIV," said William J. Towner, MD, K...

An Offbeat Suit With Electronic Monitor

...st to think of this technology, but were the first worldwide to develop smart garment management technology that works, he said. The wardrobe has a touch screen on the outside and conductive metal bands spanning the hanging rail inside, with wires connecting it to a computer in the base of the wardrobe. When...

More Than a Million Expected for Spain's Famous Bull Run Festival

...a in northeastern Spain. But it is known to many worldwide for the "encierro", when bulls are released onto the streets each morning and hundreds of people are chased along an 825-metre (yard) course leading to the arenas where bullfights are later staged. Runners are sometimes caught and either gored or t...

An Electronic Shirt That Monitors Your Hearts Health

... think of this technology, but they were the first worldwide to develop smart garment management technology that worked. The wardrobe has a touch screen on the outside and conductive metal bands spanning the hanging rail inside, with wires connecting it to a computer in the base of the wardrobe. When we plac...

Top China Official Pessimistic on Fixing Food Safety Woes

...ponse to a spate of health scares that have raised worldwide alarm and scrutiny over the quality of China's exports. Officials have vigorously defended Chinese inspection systems. But Sun acknowledged deficiencies in those systems that he said would only become more apparent. 'With the deepening of our w...

Clamor for Catheter-based Ablation Increasing Among Heart Patients in US

...ally offer temporary relief. Thousands of patients worldwide are estimated to have had the procedure done since 2000. Besides unlike drugs, which at best help patients manage the symptoms of atrial fibrillation and reduce the risks, ablation saves money in the long run by curing the condition. Drug regimes,...

MedAir AB Announces the Launch of Fingertip Pulse Oximeter

...uct, value priced at $199 USD, will be distributed worldwide to clinicians and patients. MedAir AB expects that OxyCheck will offer a performance solution to a competitive global marketplace that has recently seen an increase in low- priced oximeters. OxyCheck has undergone extensive testing by independent la...

Genzyme Announces First Phase III Study of Tolevamer in Diarrhea Patients

...n control concerns in healthcare today. Physicians worldwide are confronting a worsening epidemic, with an alarming rise in the incidence of disease, higher numbers of patients with complications and more frequent failures of standard antibiotic therapy. Tolevamer is designed to bind and neutralize the toxin...

Delay in Cancer Diagnosis for Children

...opic. The authors reviewed 23 studies conducted worldwide and found that delays in diagnosis were generally short but the range of the data included much longer time delays. Because of the small number of studies, there were no conclusive associations between cancer type and time delays. However, brain tu...

Air Pollution in India Causes 527,700 Deaths a Year

...o cause approximately two million premature deaths worldwide per year," National Geographic quoted Michal Krzyzanowski, an air quality adviser at the WHO Regional Office for Europe, as saying. In the United States, premature deaths from toxic air pollutants are estimated at 41,200 annually. Krzyzanowski ...

HIV Prevention Programs on a Massive Scale Turn Out Economical

... UCSF is a leading university that advances health worldwide by conducting advanced biomedical research, educating graduate students in the life sciences and health professions, and providing complex patient care....

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