More amyloid in the brain, more cognitive decline

The amount of amyloid plaques in a person’s brain predicts the rate at which his or her cognition will decline in the next four years, outlines new research. Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

Physicians’ adherence to H. pylori guidelines low

It was long thought that gastric ulcers and other digestive woes were brought about by stress. But in 2005, clinical fellow Barry J. Marshall and pathologist J. Robin Warren were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for recognizing the role of Helicobacter pylori in gastritis and peptic ulcer disease. Now physicians can point…

New chemical method could revolutionize graphene

Scientists have discovered a new chemical method that enables graphene to be incorporated into a wide range of applications while maintaining its ultra-fast electronics. Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

8 in 10 Indonesian children has been infected with dengue

Indonesia has one of the highest burdens of dengue fever, a mosquito-borne virus, in the world, and children account for many cases. Well over half of all children in urban areas are infected with dengue by the age of 5, and more than 80 percent have been infected with the virus at least once by…

New genetic technique could help identify potential drug targets for malaria

Scientists have developed a new technique for investigating the effects of gene deletion at later stages in the life cycle of a parasite that causes malaria in rodents, according to a new study. The novel approach could enhance research into potential drug targets for malaria treatment. Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico