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Cognitive Score Changes Over Time May Hint at Dementia

Study authors stress new method is a complement to current testing,,,, TUESDAY, Aug. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Yearly changes in a person's performance on cognitive testing may be associated with dementia, new research suggests. Using a newly developed model to assess the effect of var...

Cell division studies hint at future cancer therapy

When a cells assets get divided between daughter cells, Dr. Quansheng Du wants to make sure both offspring do well. Hes dissecting the complex, continuous and amazing process that enables one cell to become two. When all goes well, cell division, or mitosis, helps repopulate a damaged organ ...

Researchers Hint At The Probability Of A Link Between Rhinitis And Parkinson’

The latest research studies indicate that millions of people who suffer from chronic allergies to pets, dust and spores are three times// more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease later in life. A study by US scientists, from the Mayo Clinic has shown that people who suffer from allergic rhi...

Scientists hint at a link between weight loss and dementia in women

A recent study has pointed towards a connection between weight loss in women and the onset of dementia. Researchers found that many women had lost weight as early// as a decade before they began to suffer degenerative brain disorder. The team analyzed nearly 560 patient histories with prevai...

New Treatments for Alzheimer's on the Horizon

... psychiatry at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City. "Amyloid may be a nasty traveling companion rather than the assassin." There has been no hint yet that the elevation in beta amyloid levels produces undesirable side effects. Pharmaceutical companies are working aggressively to move this dru...

Respiratory Issues Linger for Smallest Babies

...year," Walter said. The study will appear in the July 15 issue of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine . The findings hint at a looming public health issue. Since the mid-1980s, the rate of low and very low birth weight births in the United States has increased by more tha...

If 2 Painkillers Are Banned, What Next?

... Fishman said. Dr. Sandra L. Kweder, deputy director of the FDA's Office of New Drugs at the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, gave a strong hint Tuesday of what the agency might do with the advisory panel's recommendations. "I think the top recommendation of this committee was that the agenc...

FDA Panel Urges Ban on Vicodin, Percocet

...ally does so. Dr. Sandra L. Kweder, deputy director of the FDA's Office of New Drugs at the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, gave a strong hint of what the agency might do with the advisory panel's recommendations. "I think the top recommendation of this committee was that the agency needs ...

FDA Panel Urges Tough Controls on Acetaminophen Painkillers

...anels, but it typically does so. Dr. Sandra L. Kweder, deputy director of CDC's Office of New Drugs, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research gave a hint of what the FDA may do with the committee's recommendations. "I think the top recommendation of this committee was that the agency needs to do some...

Study pinpoints novel cancer gene and biomarker

... cancer, researchers didn't know what the gene's role is in normal cells. "There was literally no information on what it does," Chin remarks. The only hint was that the protein it encodes -- designated GOLPH3 -- is found in the Golgi network. The team's first attempt to uncover GOLPH3's role -- using g...
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St. Jude Study Shows How T Cell's Machinery Dials Down Autoimmunity

...an sometimes take decades to manifest themselves," said Dario Vignali, Ph.D., associate member in the St. Jude Department of Immunology. "Our findings hint that this delayed onset could be explained by subtle defects in the molecular controls on T cells." Such T cells are white blood cells whose duties in...

Gene Hunters Fine-Tune Marker for Common Obesity Gene

... - In Children's DNA, a hint of a Mutation's Ancestral African Origin - PHILADELPHIA, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Genomics researchers, seeking to replicate another gr...
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Researchers detect hint of oxygen 50 to 100 million years earlier than first believed

RIVERSIDE, Calif. Two teams of scientists, including three researchers from UC Riverside, report that traces of oxygen appeared in Earths atmosphere roughly 100 million years before the Great Oxidation Event 2.4 billion years ago. The Great Oxidation Event is when most geoscientists think atmosph...

Chemical maps hint at drug's effects on schizophrenia

Antipsychotic drugs do most of their work in the brain, but they also leave behind in the bloodstream a trail of hundreds of chemicals that may be used in the future to direct better treatment for schizophrenia and other psychiatric conditions, say Duke University Medical Center researchers. The ...

Stress puts double whammy on reproductive system, fertility

...the inhibition of reproduction in mammals," said co-author George Bentley, UC Berkeley assistant professor of integrative biology. "We didn't have any hint of this stress effect nine years ago, when GnIH was first discovered." In humans, chronic stress can lead to a drop in sex drive as well as a drop ...

Searching for pollution in the Caribbean

...cas most important seaports. Aboard the vessel, Miguel Gomez Batista, a young radioecologist from Cuba, stared out at the distant horizon with some hint of concern on his face. The ships depth-measuring instrument had been acting up and the last few readings were definitely off. Miguel, along with a...

New method developed by UC San Diego bioengineers gives regenerative medicine a boost

...r the differentiation can work exactly the same efficiency on the artificial stem cells as they do on the natural stem cells. At least now we have a hint of where we should be looking. "In addition, a couple of second generation reprogramming method, so called virus-free or transgene-free methods, w...

Diet secrets of 'the Royals'

...lts in poor access to high-quality grass forage because cattle keep the grass very short and out-compete elephants." The findings provide a hint that as Kenya's population continues to burgeon, and as global warming produces more droughts, increasing competition for grass with domestic cattle m...

NASA researchers find clues to a secret of life

...g minerals found in the meteorites. The team discovered meteorites with more water also had greater amounts of left-handed isovaline. "This gives us a hint that the creation of extra left-handed amino acids had something to do with alteration by water," said Dworkin. "Since there are many ways to make ext...

New computational technique allows comparison of whole genomes as easily as whole books

... Berkeley -- Taking a hint from the text comparison methods used to detect plagiarism in books, college papers and computer programs, University of California, Berkeley, researc...

Methylmercury warning

... Recent studies hint that exposure to the toxic chemicals, such as methylmercury can cause harm at levels previously considered safe. A new analysis of the epidemiological...

Deprived of a sense of smell, worms live longer

... the loss of the sense of taste. Does that mean the ability to taste or smell food affects aging in people? It's probably not that simple, but it does hint at some sort of connection, Kornfeld says. He says it's possible that sensory perception cues have important metabolic consequences independent of wha...
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Spend Money to Make Money and Dump Obsolete Tech Strategies

...g different and look to new markets, said Mike Janowiak, the executive director of the IEC. Maybe some of the wait-and-see companies should take a hint and do the same. A wait-and-see strategy is going to quickly become a wait-and-die strategy as companies that dont do anything different will start to...

Consumers Lead Tech Market Comeback

... consuming digital media in tremendous volume. They are using flash memory cards in digital cameras like the film of old. (And sources near to SanDisk hint that the company will be bringing out a product next month that leverages that trend.) As consumers make the leap to digital media, technology compan...

Midwest Investment Bank Piper Jaffray Resurges in New York City

... hotel right in front of Central Park and 5th Avenue. Of the four tracks of companies, three were dedicated to public companies that were giving a hint of their fourth-quarter 2003 results (even though its still a bit early). The fourth track was dedicated to privately held companies (the hopefuls tha...

Wisconsin law firm Web sites judged by marketing firm

...w changing news and events. It would be nice if the latest news was not three months old on this date. And, I would love to see an address or location hint as to where the firm is based. As I continued surfing, I could tell the site was not yet ready for prime time. The overview section read This is some ...

Innovate, Automate, or Improve? You Don't Have to Choose.

...ogy and use those descriptions as the starting point for discussions with the organization. Extreme Programming and other rapid development approaches hint at this idea, but still seem to expect users to be able to tell prescient stories about what their lives will be like in the new world that technology...

Start-ups grow up

...stablishing new product categories and recalibrating the expectations we have of start-up ventures. Over the 90 days between now and DEMO@15!, I'll hint at what some of these new categories are. But the best way to be in the know is to plan to be at DEMO and see these new, smarter, stronger start-ups...

Arbitration can help when IT deals go sour

...d even the fact that a dispute has occurred will often not be made known. The privacy inherent in arbitration can be a major advantage where even a hint of a law suit can damage a business, whether the suit is justified or not. Written decisions are normally not available to anyone other than the parti...

In competitive biotech world, Wisconsin can't afford to fall behind

... A stem cell scientist from Harvard University dropped by Wisconsin's pavilion at this week's international biotechnology convention and noted, with a hint of admiration, that it was abuzz with activity. "I really think there's more action around the Wisconsin exhibit than anywhere else I've been on t...

Innovation expert says Milwaukee has all the tools

...aukee Institute. It would feature a state-of-the-art data processing center to support the commercialization of technology. Brostrom downplayed any hint of competition between the shared campus and the Milwaukee Institute. He said a good deal of work has to be done before the region would need to move ...

Comparison of different protein quantitation methods

...ase is not optimal (R2 = 0.975) and also shows a relatively high standard deviation compared to the other two proteins tested. This could be a hint that impurities in the protein sample interfere with the assay since it was not observed with the other three methods. The quantitation result...
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