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Scientists eliminate plaque formation in Alzheimer’s


September 6th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Scientists have discovered that eliminating an enzyme from mice with Alzheimer's symptoms virtually eliminates a compound behind the development of plaques.The compound is amyloid beta, or ... Read more...

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Study reveals that “Eating egg yolks is as ‘bad as smoking’”


August 16th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Maintenance of ones’ health is very important; you should always make sure that you watch on your diet, do the workout routines and perform any other activity ... Read more...

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Eating Egg Yolks is as ‘bad as Smoking’


August 15th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
August 15 (NEWS) The Yolk eaters have a truth to consider about feeding on the yolks. The scientist made a research and came out with the conclusion that eating eggs yolk is ... Read more...

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Scientists isolate gene that protects against Alzheimer’s


July 13th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) DNA screening of nearly 2,000 people has helped identify a mutated gene which could help protect against Alzheimers, potentially paving the way to a new therapy.Mimicking ... Read more...

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Brain scans to detect Alzheimer’s decades ahead


July 12th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Experts hope to develop brain scans to detect early symptoms of dementia that may surface 25 years before patients and their families notice any outward development.Scientists ... Read more...

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Potent new vaccine found effective against Alzheimer’s


June 8th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, June 8 (IANS) People ravaged by Alzheimer's can now look forward to a potent new vaccine that can help them overcome the severely debilitating and complex conditions of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Alzheimer’s drugs may have serious side-effects


February 20th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) Drugs for Alzheimer's disease currently undergoing clinical trials may have adverse side-effects, warns a new study.The drugs could act like a bad electrician, causing neurons (nerve ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Watermelon reduces hardening of arteries


October 28th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) Watermelon is good in the case of atherosclerosis or hardening of arteries.The model used for a study involved mice with diet-induced high cholesterol. One group was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Protein behind Alzheimer’s patients loss of smell?


September 29th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sept 28 (IANS) A protein may explain why Alzheimer's patients often lose their sense of smell, say scientists."Deficits in odour detection and discrimination are among the earliest symptoms of ... Read more...

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Memorial to Guru Tegh Bahadur unveiled in Delhi


July 30th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Constructed over an area of 11.87 acres, the aesthetic and grand Guru Tegh Bahadur Memorial, dedicated to the ninth Sikh guru, was unveiled here ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to inaugurate memorial to Sikh guru


July 28th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will inaugurate a unique memorial to the ninth Sikh Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur, on the Delhi-Haryana border Friday. The ... Read more...

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Sampras’ stolen trophies dropped off anonymously at hospital


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Tennis legend Pete Sampras is happy after his stolen trophies were dropped off anonymously at a hospital in Los AngelesThe retired star was devastated when thieves made off ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Green tea best for fighting cancer, dementia


January 7th, 2011 - 6:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) Green tea could be a far more powerful medicine for fighting cancer and dementia, experts have claimed.Scientists were astounded at how effectively compounds within the drink, once they ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Sampras says majority of tennis gongs stolen from LA storage facility


December 8th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles (US), Dec.8 (ANI): Tennis great Pete Sampras says most of the awards and trophies he won during his illustrious career have been stolen out of public storage facility in West ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Presence of iron in artery predicts cardiac risk


November 16th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) Iron buildup may be a suitable marker of cardiac risk as it is much more prevalent in the kind of plaque in the heart artery which is more ... Read more...

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Early Alzheimer’s Develops In Critical Brain Region And Then Spreads, Study Reveals


November 5th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A research that was undertaken by a group of American scientists has pointed out that Alzheimer's disease might initially develop in a particular area of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Experimental vaccine against Alzheimer’s disease created


October 9th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Researchers have successfully created an experimental vaccine against the small protein that forms plaques in the brain and is believed to contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease.Compared ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How iron overload ’speeds up’ Alzheimer’s


October 7th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): Scientists have determined how iron contributes to the production of brain-destroying plaques found in Alzheimer's patients.The team from Massachusetts General Hospital researchers reports that there is a very ... Read more...

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Insulin spray could treat ‘diabetes of the brain’


September 24th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 24 (ANI): New studies are showing that insulin could play a key role in treating 'diabetes of the brain'.Many experts have held Alzheimer's disease akin to diabetes of the brain. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Is Bill Clinton becoming a vegan?


September 22nd, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former United States president, Bill Clinton has hinted that he wants to go strictly vegan.The former president said he wants to be part of the experiment ... Read more...

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Iron overload may speed up Alzheimer’s


September 11th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 11 (ANI): Iron overload could be behind the development of Alzheimer's disease, according to a new research.The study by researchers in Australia also reveals the role of beta-amyloid precursor protein ... Read more...

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Insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes linked to Alzheimer’s


August 26th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people with insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes are more likely to develop plaques in the brain that are associated with Alzheimer's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Humane Society Recommends South Carolina To Veto Bear Baying


August 24th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Influential individuals associated with the Humane Society (HS) of America are requesting the South Carolinian policymakers to forbid contests of bear baying. The HS happens ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Gene involved in aging also linked to Alzheimer’s


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): A gene previously implicated in the aging process has now been linked to Alzheimer's disease (AD).MIT biology professor Leonard Guarente and his colleagues showed that in mice engineered ... Read more...

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Blood test to predict Alzheimer’s disease on the anvil


July 6th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): A simple blood test could soon be developed to predict Alzheimer's disease up to ten years before the appearance of symptoms-all thanks to the discovery of a protein, ... Read more...

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Robert De Niro backs 9/11 memorial foundation


June 26th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): Robert De Niro has extended his support to a memorial foundation helping victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York in 2001 - by encouraging businesses ... Read more...

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Tagore plaques in China shine again thanks to Patil


June 3rd, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Shanghai, June 3 (IANS) "The world talks to me with its pictures and I reply with the music from my soul." A plaque containing these immortal lines by Nobel ... Read more...

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How are brain cells possessed and damaged by demons of dementia


March 4th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): A new study has shed light on how Amyloid-Beta found in cerebral plaques, typically present in the brain of Alzheimer's patients, leads to neurodegeneration.Researchers from EPFL's (Ecole Polytechnique ... Read more...

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Mechanism behind early brain function deterioration in Alzheimer’s


January 9th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Scientists from University of Central Florida have identified a mechanism responsible for early brain function deterioration in Alzheimer's patients.It is well known that amyloid-beta gums up brain cells ... Read more...

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Stroke and heart disease trigger identified


December 1st, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Scientists from Imperial College London have identified a molecule that triggers damage in arteries, which causes heart attacks and strokes.They hope that the condition could potentially be treated ... Read more...

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Protein linked to Alzheimer’s plays critical role in brain development


October 19th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): The amyloid precursor protein, or APP, associated with the development of Alzheimer's disease, has also been found to play a critical role in brain development, say researchers.The study ... Read more...

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Coronary imaging helps track plaques that trigger heart attacks


September 25th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) It may now be possible to image plaques that are most likely to cause sudden, unexpected adverse cardiac events, based on results from a broad-based trial. The trial, ... Read more...

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Around 2,900-year-old tomb found in Peru


September 10th, 2009 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Sep 10 (EFE) Archaeologists in Peru have discovered a tomb containing the remains of a woman believed to be around 2,900 years old in the country's northern Cajamarca region, a media ... Read more...

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Thick blood can cause heart attacks, but also prevent them


August 26th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Thick blood is a double edged sword. It can cause heart attacks and strokes, but prevent them as well. Scientists explained for the first time how this clinical ... Read more...

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‘Thick’ blood causes as well as protects from heart attack, stroke


August 25th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Animal studies carried out by researchers at Heidelberg University Hospital have shown that "thick" blood can not only cause heart attack and stroke, but also prevent them.In their ... Read more...

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