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Anti-cholesterol drug treats Alzheimer's disease in mice

...vide significant cognitive benefit for AD patients with normal serum cholesterol." Although CP-113,818 has...osis. That drug is "considered safe for human use, with a good therapeutic window," wrote Kovacs and her colleagues. "Our results suggest that slow-release ...

Coke versus Pepsi: It's all in the head

...sed to measure blood flow in regions of the brain, with such flow indicating brain activity levels.In the experiments, the sips were preceded by either "anonymous" cues of flashes of light or pictures of a Coke or Pepsi can. The experimental design enabled the researchers to discover the specific brain re...

Flies have morning and evening clocks

...s are circuits of neurons that naturally oscillate with a circadian periodicity. Inside these cells, the m...two peaks of activity, in the morning and evening, with a siesta during the day and not very much activity at night," he said. "There are several ways to ex...

Laboratory test of evolutionary theory confirms importance of links between populations

...utionary change in those populations, particularly with respect to coevolutionary interactions between spe...an alter the dynamics of coevolution. "By working with microbes that go through about ten generations per day in the laboratory, we were able to track evol...

Plastic surgeons perform first entire face reconstruction

... thousands of people are burned in fires each year with many suffering from facial burns as a result. The...nful procedures and huge scarring often associated with reconstructing the face, according to a study presented today at the American Society of Plastic Sur...

Research into the sense of touch in worms wins Eppendorf/Science Prize

...h, and reduced touch sensation is common in people with diabetes and is a leading factor in lower-extremity amputation. However, scientists know very little about the molecular basis of touch, mainly because studying the sensory nerves that detect touch are deeply embedded under the skin, making it more d...

Experimental drug prevents vaginal simian HIV transmission in monkeys Science study says

... Scientists coated the vaginal surfaces of monkeys with an experimental drug 15 minutes before exposure to... suggests that CCR5-inhibition -- alone or coupled with other approaches -- might prevent sexual HIV transmission between humans, according to the authors. ...

Time-lapse movies show brain cells move like a two-stroke engine

...ration. They knew that disrupting the cytoskeleton with chemicals prevents the cell from moving. In addition, problems with the cytoskeleton are implicated in human disorders in which nerve cells fail to migrate properly, su...

Muscling in on a deadly cancer

...niversity's School of Medicine and an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. "Once the can...children are likely to die within five years, even with the most aggressive treatment possible, including chemotherapy, surgery and radiation." Capecchi s...

Ancient Chinese folk remedy packs anti-cancer punch

...chTransfer Office has signed a licensing agreement with Chongqing Holley Holdings, a Chinese company, and ...e chemical helps control malaria because it reacts with the high iron concentrations found in the single-cell malaria parasite. When artemisinin comes into ...

Mechanism discovered for muscle wasting seen in diabetes, AIDS and other diseases

BOSTON -- Muscle wasting is associated with aging and a serious consequence of different disea... diabetes. Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center, with the assistance of other collaborating researchers, have discovered an important biochemical pathway ...

A new culprit in depression?

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The brains of people with severe depression have lower levels of several rel...the brains of people without the disease, or those with the bipolar form of depression, a new study finds. The discovery, which surprised researchers in the...

NHGRI seeks next generation of sequencing technologies

...that integrate biochemistry, chemistry and physics with engineering to enhance the whole effort to develop...developing a highly integrated and parallel format with improved equipment for detection of the chemiluminescent signals resulting in a portable and inexpen...

Amphibians in dramatic decline; Up to 122 extinct since 1980

...,856 or 32 percent are now considered threatened with extinction. In addition, sufficient data are lacki...s, at least 1,856 amphibian species are threatened with extinction, representing 32 percent of all species. By comparison, only 12 percent of all bird speci...

Perceptual decision-making hub pinpointed in human brain

...showed. While their brain activity was monitored with functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), twel...reduced activity during hard trials that coincided with activity in temporal lobe visual processing circuits that they had determined are specialized for re...

Northeastern University and Massachusetts Biotechnology Council to host drug discovery day

...line. Contact Lisa Woods at the MBC with questions at 617-577-8198 x207. ...

Surgeon General's report underscores the importance of new thinking on bone health

...nt Citracal, which was used in the study, combined with weight-bearing and resistance exercises, provided significant improvement in bone mineral density (BMD) of postmenopausal women at specific important skeletal sites. Increasing bone mineral density is key to helping prevent the onset of osteoporosis....

First-ever Texan/German symposium opens doors

...is very high in terms of specific research fields, with one for almost every important branch of scientifi...er to present their research and to visit and meet with the directors of the MPI-P departments. Wolfgang Knoll, director of material science at MPI-P, is l...

Oct. 22-24 Chinese-American frontiers of science meeting

... young scientists from the United States and China with the opportunity to interact and discuss their research. Topics of discussion this year include emerging disease, DNA computing, gravity waves and the genetics of addiction. DETAILS: Oct. 22-24 at the Academies' Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center, 100 ...

How to use math and a CT scanner to see how trees intercept light

...when choosing which plants to grow in environments with short photoperiod." Dutilleul has developed links ...l sciences. As an example, he is currently working with entomologists (insect researchers) to assess the impact of a variety of transgenic cotton on butterf...

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(Date:10/16/2014)... tract infections and worldwide claims the lives of ... Ghent University have succeeded in developing a promising ... , Xavier Saelens (VIB/UGent): "We discovered a ... the development of a novel approach to vaccination ... numerous small children and elderly people." , ...
(Date:10/15/2014)... 15, 2014 Sandata Technologies, LLC, an ... community-based care, today announced it released a case ... Electronic Visit Verification™ Solution (EVV™)  for Quality Care ... health company founded in 1996 and has five ... The study details the challenges facing ...
(Date:10/15/2014)... has admitted Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) as ... hub continues to maintain a significant nationwide standing ... "The acceptance of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz as ... milestone in the national and international competition for ... of Rhineland-Palatinate can be proud that Mainz University ...
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