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Research Project: Several Methods for Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease Developed

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[16/06/2011] PredictAD is an EU-funded research project that develops objective and efficient methods for enabling earlier diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease. Diagnosis requires a holistic view of the patient combining information from several sources, such as, clinical tests, imaging and blood samples.Research Project: Several Methods for Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease Developed - Read more

Research: Citrate Key in Bone's Nanostructure

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[10/06/2011] Bone is one of nature's surprising "building materials." Pound-for-pound it's stronger than steel, tough yet resilient. Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory have identified the composition that gives bone its outstanding properties and the important role citrate plays, work that may help science better understand and treat or prevent bone diseases such as osteoporosis.Research: Citrate Key in Bone's Nanostructure - Read more

Aortic Dissection: New Bedside Screening Effectively Identifies Patients

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[18/05/2011] The most lethal and sudden cardiovascular event can be the toughest for doctors to diagnose. But a study by the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center shows new guidelines are effective for determining who's most likely suffering from an aortic dissection, which is tearing in the lining of the body's largest blood vessel. Aortic Dissection: New Bedside Screening Effectively Identifies Patients - Read more

Comprehensive Study: Prevalence of Autism in South Korea Estimated

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[10/05/2011] Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in South Korea affect an estimated 2.64 percent of the population of school-age children, equivalent to 1 in 38 children, according to the first comprehensive study of autism prevalence using a total population sample. Comprehensive Study: Prevalence of Autism in South Korea Estimated - Read more

Brain Death and Organ Donation: “There is still a significant need for research“

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[09/05/2011] Someone who dies of brain death for instance due to an aneurysm, can save lives with his organs – if he, depending on state specifications, owns a organ donor card, has not excluded himself from organ donation or relatives express the probable wishes of the deceased. Yet there are still too few organ donors compared to potential organ recipients. Brain Death and Organ Donation: “There is still a significant need for research“ - Read more

 
 

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