Medicina

Alzheimer's disease might not just be a brain problem

Alzheimer's disease might not just be a brain problem

Alzheimer's, the most common form of dementia, has always been assumed to originate in the brain. As we age, the barrier becomes more porous, allowing amyloid-beta to pass more easily to the brain. The team from the University of British Columbia were inspired to look at the earlier origins of the disease, which now has no cure, because if their suspicions were correct then drug therapies could target other easier-to-reach organs than the brain. Consulte Mais Informação

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Calquence Gets Accelerated Approval for Mantle Cell Lymphoma

Mantle cell lymphoma is a rare and aggressive form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph system, which includes lymph tissue, nodes, spleen, thymus, tonsils and bone marrow. Richard Pazdur, director of the agency's Oncology Center of Excellence. "The acalabrutinib approval represents an important development for patients now battling mantle cell lymphoma", Dr. Consulte Mais Informação

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Descoberta de corpos desmembrados será caso de assassino em série — Tóquio

Descoberta de corpos desmembrados será caso de assassino em série — Tóquio

No entanto, a polícia detectou que os membros dos cadáveres encontrados correspondem aos corpos de oito mulheres e um homem, em vários estados de decomposição, detalharam os media japoneses. Ao ser detido pelas autoridades, Shiraishi teria confessado ser o responsável pelos assassinatos e pela ocultação dos cadáveres. Terá contacto Shiraishi com o objectivo de criar um pacto de suicídio. Consulte Mais Informação

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Police say woman hit after White Lives Matter rally

Police say woman hit after White Lives Matter rally

A police spokesperson said: " The argument inside apparently escalated even after the female victim had gone outside to de-escalate the situation ". She responded "white lives matter". The woman seems to have a wound to her face as she shouts at several members of the group. He was wearing a black jacket and black jeans. A video posted on Youtube also shows the altercation with a description that claims "no one on our side initiated violence and were acting in self-defense". Consulte Mais Informação

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Metuh: DSS text message says Dasuki will appear on Wednesday

Metuh: DSS text message says Dasuki will appear on Wednesday

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has informed a Federal High Court in Abuja that former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki has agreed to testify in the trial of former PDP spokesman, Olisa Metuh. Jonathan stated that Metuh was never his personal aide or appointee, explaining that as president between 2010 and 2015, he appointed ministers and different persons to carry out the day to day running of the government activities and "such appointees are those who ... Consulte Mais Informação

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A Japanese Company is Giving Non-Smokers Six Days Extra Holiday

A Japanese Company is Giving Non-Smokers Six Days Extra Holiday

After receiving a complaint from one of the non-smoking employees, the company's CEO acted on it and made a decision to give non-smoking employees extra time off to compensate. So far, 30 of the company's 120 employees have taken advantage of the scheme. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 21.7% of Japanese adults smoke, the percentage being higher among men and older people. Consulte Mais Informação

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Florida resident dies of rabies from bat bite, health official says

Florida resident dies of rabies from bat bite, health official says

Health officials say a Florida resident who was bitten by a bat has died of rabies. "It is important to avoid direct contact with wildlife", Mara Gambineri, spokeswoman of the Florida Health Department said in a press release. "It is important to administer treatment in a timely manner", officials say. Dogs, cats and ferrets are required by law to be vaccinated against rabies in Florida. Consulte Mais Informação

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Teal Pumpkin Project shines a light on children food allergies

Teal Pumpkin Project shines a light on children food allergies

To participate, you can either spray-paint a real pumpkin or download a teal pumpkin poster online, said Casandra Whiteside, the London mom who's bringing the mermaid-hued gourds to Middlesex County. It's a national project that's become more popular in the past couple of years. "People who can benefit from this initiative include children with common food allergies, as well as children with other food sensitivities", she said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Climate change and ill

Over 1 billion people will need to migrate within the next 90 years because of rising sea levels. These impacts are disproportionately felt by the most vulnerable communities who are least responsible for climate change. A big, global team of scientists has come together to assess how climate change has affected people's health around the world in the past few decades. Consulte Mais Informação

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Suicidal individuals could be identified using brain scans

Suicidal individuals could be identified using brain scans

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh in the U.S., discovered that the brains of people who are suicidal react very differently when processing emotive concepts such as death and cruelty. But he added that this could be a useful tool for clinicians to "identify, monitor and perhaps intervene with the altered and often distorted thinking that so often characterizes seriously suicidal individuals". Consulte Mais Informação

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Rockefeller Center Christmas tree picked from central PA

Rockefeller Center Christmas tree picked from central PA

After being wrapped with more than 50,000 multi-colored lights and topped with a Swarovski star, the tree will be lit on November 29 during the live broadcast of "Christmas in Rockefeller Center". Performers have not yet been announced. The tree will remain lit and can be viewed until 9 p.m. on January 7, 2018. The annual Christmas tree lighting attracts tens of thousands of people from around the world. Consulte Mais Informação

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Menominee Tribal Police warn about meth found in Halloween candy

Menominee Tribal Police warn about meth found in Halloween candy

Menominee Tribal Police are urging parents to check their children's candy if they have been trick or treating in the Keshena area on the Menominee reservation. This is because one parent found a small bag of meth about the size of a quarter mixed in with their children's candy. They are also asking that ready-to-be disposed candy be taken to designated drop-off locations provided. Consulte Mais Informação

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