Arab Health 2015: New MRI solutions to boost patient comfort

Royal Philips has announced the launch of Ingenia 1.5T S at Arab Health 2015, a new MRI system designed for “First Time Right” imaging and for faster workflow, while enhancing the patient’s experience during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations. Philips will showcase its Ingenia 1.5T S solution at the Sheikh SaaedHall 2, Stand S2C10, of […]
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UAE announces Date of cancer awareness ‘Pink Caravan Ride 2015’

SHARJAH, 25th January, 2015 (WAM) — The fifth edition of the Pink Caravan Ride 2015, the annual pan-UAE horse-back trek that helps spread awareness of breast cancer, will be held between March 16th-25th, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of […]
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5th Edition of Fujairah Media Forum kicks off

FUJAIRAH, 22nd September, 2014 (WAM)–Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Fujairah Crown Prince, H.H. Sheikh Dr. Rashid bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Chairman of Fujairah Culture and Media Authority (FCMA), inaugurated today the 5th Edition of Fujairah Media Forum in Fujairah at Concord Hotel under the theme: “Women and Media, the […]
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Alternative Method for Chromatography Invented to Measure Medical Doses

Iranian researchers at the University of Kashan used carbon paste electrodes modified by gold nanoparticles to measure the atenolol medicine doses. This method can be an alternative for the complicated and expensive chromatography methods. Atenolol is an effective drug for the treatment of blood pressure, angina pectoris and cardiac attacks and arrest. Excessive use of […]
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Scientists Unlock One Mystery of Tissue Regeneration

Researchers identified a genetic switch that controls oxidative stress in stem cells, and thus, governs stem cell function. The human body has a remarkable ability to heal itself. Due to the presence of dedicated stem cells, many organs can undergo continuous renewal. When an organ becomes damaged, stem cells in the organ are typically activated, […]
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Iran unveils nuclear products

Iran has unveiled some deuterated compounds produced at its heavy water reactor, which is located near Arak in Markazi Province. Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Director Ali Akbar Salehi, who is also the acting foreign minster, and ambassadors to the International Atomic Energy Agency from Egypt, Cuba, Syria, Algeria, Venezuela, Oman, and the Arab League […]
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New Therapies Identified for Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease

A new study revealed underlying causes for the degeneration of synapses in Alzheimer’s disease and identified promising pharmaceutical solutions to the disease. The Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) study published in the Journal of Neuroscience is the first to achieve fundamental molecular understanding of how synapses are lost in Alzheimer’s Disease before the plaques and […]
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Emotional Stress Can Change Brain Function

A newly-conducted research showed that a single exposure to acute stress affects information processing in the cerebellum – the area of the brain responsible for motor control and movement coordination and also involved in learning and memory formation. The researchers by Iaroslav Savtchouk, a graduate student, and S. June Liu, PhD, Associate Professor of Cell […]
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Malaria Drug Could Help Combat Cancer

Scientists investigating the cancer-fighting properties of artesunate – a drug commonly used to treat malaria – have found early evidence that combining it with an existing cancer drug has the potential to make each drug more effective than when used alone. They also found that regular treatment breaks could improve success levels. The findings, recently […]
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Lasting Childhood Epilepsy Triples Mortality

A Finnish study of 245 epilepsy patients over 40 years showed added risk occurs in patients whose seizures persist. The study reported that 60 died. Causes of these deaths are shown; non-epilepsy deaths were mainly due to pneumonia and heart disease.NEJM Epilepsy that strikes in childhood and lingers into adulthood triples an individual’s risk of […]
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Nano-Fluid of Iron Oxide Used to Improve Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Iranian researchers at the University of Tabriz took a successful step in the improvement of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) by producing a stable nano-fluid of iron oxide nanoparticles. One of the shortcomings of MRI is the lack of sufficient distinction between the damage and healthy tissues due to the relatively low sensitivity of this […]
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Lead Ions Detected in Water by New Low-Cost Nanosensors

Iranian researchers at Razi Univeristy of Kermanshah made a low-cost nanosensor for detection of the trace of toxic lead ion in water and aqueous solutions by means of gold nanoparticles. This nanosensor, having rapid operation, is produced by supersensitive azacrown ether-functionalized gold nanoparticles with no need to expensive materials and methods. Noting that the aforementioned […]
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Caffeine Negatively Affects Children

Findings of a study showed that caffeine consumption in children is often blamed for sleep problems and bedwetting. Information on childhood caffeine consumption is limited, and many parents may not know the amount or effects of their child’s caffeine consumption. In a study published in The Journal of Pediatrics, researchers found that 75% of children […]
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Where Unconscious Memories Form

A small area deep in the brain called the perirhinal cortex is critical for forming unconscious conceptual memories. The perirhinal cortex was thought to be involved, like the neighboring hippocampus, in “declarative” or conscious memories, but the new results show that the picture is more complex, said lead author Wei-chun Wang, a graduate student at […]
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New Mechanism Links Cellular Stress Brain Damage

A new study uncovered a mechanism linking a specific type of cellular stress with brain damage similar to that associated with neurodegenerative disease. The research, published by Cell Press in the Dec. 9 issue of the journal Neuron, is the first to highlight the significance of the reduction of a specific calcium signal that is […]
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