Medicina

Alzheimer's blood test promises detection years before symptoms develop

Alzheimer's blood test promises detection years before symptoms develop

The test, which spots the illness at an accuracy of over 90 percent, identifies the build-up of a protein called amyloid-beta, which is an early indicator of the disease, Xinhua news agency reported. The protein can be detected up to two decades before outward signs of dementia begin, including memory loss and cognitive decline. Current testing for amyloid beta deposits in the brain is an onerous, expensive and invasive process, either involving costly positron emission tomography (PET) ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Migraines Increase the Risk of Heart Attacks and Strokes

Migraines Increase the Risk of Heart Attacks and Strokes

However, no established link has been observed between migraines and other heart conditions. They also had a 59 percent increased risk of a blood clot in their veins. They added: "Action to reduce risk is long overdue". In response to the study, Julie Ward, senior cardiac nurse at the British Heart Foundation , told HuffPost UK: "We know that, in women, there is already an association between migraines and an increased risk of heart attack or stroke". Consulte Mais Informação

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Cabinet gives the green signal to suburban rail

Cabinet gives the green signal to suburban rail

The Karnataka government, after the cabinet meeting on Wednesday, agreed to make an initial equity payment of Rs349 crore for two years from 2018-2020. "This was a long pending issue, which has been finalised now". Briefing the reporters Law Minister TB Jayachandra said, "The project will be implemented on a joint equity basis with both the state and Indian Railways contributing to the project. Consulte Mais Informação

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British Prime Minister Theresa May leads trade delegation to China

British Prime Minister Theresa May leads trade delegation to China

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has told Sky News that new post-Brexit free trade agreements may be "some time away" if Britain proceeds with an implementation phase before leaving the EU. Papers prepared by the Department for Exiting the European Union and obtained by website Buzzfeed suggested even with a comprehensive trade deal of the kind Mrs May is seeking, United Kingdom growth would be down by 5 per cent over the next 15 years. Consulte Mais Informação

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Chelsea Player Ratings: How bad were Hazard, Kante and Pedro against Bournemouth?

As a result , Conte had to give a Premier League debut to 17-year-old Callum Hudson-Odoi as he looked to try to turn the game around in the second half. Pedro had a chance to get Antonio Conte's charges on the score-sheet ten minutes before time with a curling strike from the edge of the box but Asmir Begovic produced a wonderful save at the top corner. Consulte Mais Informação

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Healthcast : A Study on the Impact of Traumatic Brain Injuries & Dementia

Healthcast : A Study on the Impact of Traumatic Brain Injuries & Dementia

A traumatic brain injury , also known as intracranial injury, is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide, especially in younger individuals and has also been associated with the risk of dementia in older age. However, he said this study spotlights the need to "prevent the next hit" so that dementia risk isn't compounded by additional injury. Dr. Gayatri Devi, a neurologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in NY, said that the study can help experts better monitor and help those at high ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Sobe para 213 número de casos de febre amarela Brasil

Sobe para 213 número de casos de febre amarela Brasil

A maior parte dos casos ocorreu nos estados da região Sudeste do País. A estudante Pamella Janaina levou o filho de 10 anos até o Cais Leste Vila Nova para tomar a vacina. Em outro trecho, assinala que "atualmente, o controle da doença depende primariamente da imunização da população de risco, a qual, neste momento, vem se estendendo rapidamente para mais municípios". Consulte Mais Informação

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Liverpool's Lallana out of FA Cup tie

Liverpool's Lallana out of FA Cup tie

After carving out an early lead through Roberto Firmino , the hosts were taken apart twice in quick succession by the Baggies , with striker Jay Rodriguez capitalising on poor defending on both occasions. "It was ten minutes and so you need to play ten minutes longer. We waited so long to wait for the decisions, the stadium went flat and every goal was a bit of a mockery because we were waiting for the decision". Consulte Mais Informação

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Operação da PF prende nove suspeitos de desviar medicamentos de alto custo

Operação da PF prende nove suspeitos de desviar medicamentos de alto custo

Durante a ação, os agentes de polícia apreenderam medicamentos de alto custo em uma empresa e em duas residências, além de R$ 8.450,00 em espécie, escondidos dentro de uma capa de terno dobrada em uma das residências. A Medlecy 2 é um desdobramento das investigações iniciadas em abril de 2015; em Bauru, no interior paulista, sobre a atuação de de grupo criminoso. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ford apresenta uma versão aventureira para o Ka

Ford apresenta uma versão aventureira para o Ka

Após ser mostrado na Índia ontem (30), o Ford Ka Freestyle foi mostrado em São Paulo . A surpresa foi saber que o modelo só chegará ao mercado nacional no segundo semestre. O novo veículo tem visual robusto, com altura elevada do solo e vários itens diferenciados. No entanto, pode ser também que, por questões de custo, a marca prefira implementar no Ka o câmbio automatizado de dupla embreagem (Powershift), que foi retrabalhado pela Ford recentemente para correção de defeitos ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Equalities watchdog 'looking seriously' at concerns of BBC Women

Equalities watchdog 'looking seriously' at concerns of BBC Women

The BBC said it should have paid her £155,000 a year after the appointment of Sopel who was awarded a salary substantially more than his predecessor. Before her China posting, Gracie told the parliamentary committee, she thought there was an issue of unequal pay in the newsroom but did not bring it up for several reasons - she was a single parent, her daughter had leukemia, she had breast cancer twice, and "frankly I had enough just getting on with life, " she said. Consulte Mais Informação

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