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Draining away brain's toxic protein to stop Alzheimer's

...y drain the toxic protein away. Thats the method outlined in a paper published online August 12 by Nature Medicine. Scientists from the University of Rochester Medical Center show how the bodys natural way of ridding the body of the substance is flawed in people with the disease. Then the team demonstrated ...

Malaria 2007 -- Progressing research, persisting challenges

..., as might mosquito-based approaches such as those outlined in the news story by Friedrich in this issue of JAMA. Currently none of these approaches seems advanced enough for routine broad-based application. The articles in this issue of JAMA highlight the need for improved public health infrastructures and t...

American College of Physicians commends introduction of Bipartisan Health CARE Act

...apitol Hill news conference. The co-sponsors, who outlined their proposal at Wednesdays news conference, introduced their measure to coincide with ACPs annual Leadership Day on Capitol Hill. Representatives Kaptur and LaTourette, who are both from Ohio, noted that the Act is based in large part on a proposa...

Increasing survival of organ transplant patients by reducing time interval for transported organs

...e organ failure. Presentations during the session outlined research results demonstrating that reducing CIT will increase survivorship, and further how the OCS may eliminate CIT almost entirely. Gero Tenderich, M.D., Clinic for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Medicine, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, provided results...

National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine report calls for more dairy foods at school

...Council (NDC) applauds the overall recommendations outlined in the report, which promote the consumption of nonfat and low-fat dairy products, fruits, vegetables and whole grains and limits the amount of saturated fat, salt, added sugars, and total calories. The report includes a specific recommendation for ...

Satellite images aid implementation of agricultural reforms

...gricultural and Environmental Condition (GAEC), as outlined within the cross-compliance framework, ensures subsidies are distributed in a fair and timely manner and helps farmers complete subsidy applications more accurately. High resolution satellites as well as aerial photography have been used for some ti...

Poor diet puts teenagers' health at risk

...r of adolescents fell short of the recommendations outlined in the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating. "Teenagers need to be eating a variety of foods from the five food groupsbreads/cereals, lean meat and meat substitutes, vegetables, fruit and dairyevery day," Professor David Crawford said. "Our study f...

Latest IPCC report highlights need for integrated climate/human behavior models

Adapting to the global climate change impacts outlined in the IPCC's Working Group 2 Report, "Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability", will require new evaluation tools to help choose the best way forward, according to the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP), an interna...

Congressional action strengthens internal medicine ACP says

...re pilot of the patient-centered medical home. ACP outlined the benefits of a patient- centered medical home in a policy paper released in January 2006, and provided specific recommendations to Congress for legislation to implement a Medicare pilot of the model in testimony to the House Ways and Means and Ene...

UGA professor finds that confusion about Calories is nothing new

...trition text published in 1918 by Lulu Hunt Peters outlined the first methods of counting Calories. In her bes...t and Health, with the Key to the Calories, Peters outlined 100-Calorie portions of many foodstuffs and preached counting Calories as a way to regulate weight. ...

A medical micropump

...ip the size of a credit card." Eddings and Gale outlined development of the new micropump in the November 2006 issue of the Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, published Monday, Nov. 13. Gale says labs-on-a-chip are not yet available commercially, although some are getting close. Eddings say...

Park your car and walk to store, school, work

...nt Louis University School of Public Health. "We outlined what needs to happen and what is most feasible. It's going to require a commitment toward health and social wellbeing." While regular moderate physical activity can prevent many diseases and prolong life, most Americans don't move around enough to ...

Olive Leaf report documents promising therapeutic interventions for 9-11 workers

...f the Olive Leaf Wholeness Center in New York City outlined the program used to treat 160 uniformed service personnel and residents of Lower Manhattan who were exposed to the air at Ground Zero during the 9-11 attacks. More than 2400 chemicals and metals were combusted when the twin towers collapsed. The ma...

Laser probe of a brain pigment's anatomy may offer insight into Parkinson's disease

...tute of Biomedical Technologies in Segrate, Italy, outlined evidence that neuromelanins isolated from human brains have cores of oxygen-activating pheomelanin covered by a protective surface of eumelanin. "This is the first piece of morphological data about how these pigments are constructed," said study le...

Determining the state of the human arterial system

...rt attack, brain stroke or high blood pressure, is outlined in his PhD thesis, Inferences for diagnosis of th...or the arterial system. A new software The PhD outlined an automatic method for registering the values of the variables of the variation curves for the arte...

MRSA surveillance, rapid screening, and hospital hygiene key to preventing future transmission

...icillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) are outlined in a review in this week's issue of THE LANCET. S. aureus meticillin resistance was first reported in the early 1960s, but widespread resistance has only become a major public-health problem in recent decades. Hajo Grundmann (Projectleader of the E...

Researchers discover how acid reflux leads to esophageal cancer

...o DNA damage. For the first time, researchers have outlined the signaling pathway from cells damaged by acid, to the progression of esophageal cancer. They believe the same process may happen in the body when cells are exposed to acid reflux. "The role of acid is controversial. But we show that by exposing ...

Who calls for stronger collaboration between HIV/AIDS and TB programs in the developing world

...burden of HIV-related TB has been published and is outlined in this month's issue. The Global Plan to Stop TB 2006-2015 details how collaboration will ensure 3 million co-infected will benefit from antiretrovirals. Tuberculosis is a leading killer of people living with HIV and rates of tuberculosis are ris...

'Nothing About Us Without Us'

...ort people with rheumatic diseases." Mr Betteridge outlined problem areas such as international travel and access to the built environment and emphasised that people with rheumatic diseases face particular barriers in their right to access essential services. Most difficult to tackle is the disparity between ...

Studies find that 'broken heart syndrome' can result from opioid withdrawal, cocaine use

...gnosis and rule out heart attack. In a case report outlined in Mayo Clinic Proceedings this month, physicians describe a 61-year-old woman who was treated for broken heart syndrome at Mayo Clinic Rochester after abruptly discontinuing use of the opioid, OxyContin. It's the first report of broken heart syndrom...

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