Inflammation Gene Defect Linked to Alzheimer's in Study

Inflammation Gene Defect Linked to Alzheimer's in Study

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Today's results encourage researchers who believe the immune system plays a role in the mind-wasting disease, said Norman Relkin, the director of the Memory Disorders Program and a neurologist at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center …
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Rising opiate and heroin bbuse among young adults a public health epidemic

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According to the task force, the number of New Jersey residents ages 18-25 admitted to treatment centers for heroin or opiate addiction between 2010 and 2011 increased by 12 percent. And there's no reason to believe, Greenagel says, that this number …
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Temple researchers show targeted cancer drug may stunt heart's ability to

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(Philadelphia, PA) – Scientists for the first time have evidence showing how a widely used type of "targeted" cancer drug can be dangerous to the heart. Studying mice with the equivalent of a heart attack, researchers found that the drug sorafenib …
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IOM Report Critical of Substance Abuse Care for Troops

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… strategies, including proactively attacking substance use problems before they begin by limiting access to certain medications and alcohol,” concluded the IOM panel, chaired by Charles O'Brien, M.D., a professor and vice chair of psychiatry and …
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