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Author: David Christopher Lane
Publisher: MSAC Philosophy Group
Keywords: argument, vegetarianism, ethical, neuro, faces, don
Number of Pages: 16

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: new, knowledge, translating, disease, report, alzheimers, progress
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 2011-05
ISBN-10: 1437944809
ISBN-13: 9781437944808

The U.S. investment in Alzheimerżs research through the Nat. Inst. of Health (NIH) has resulted in accelerating progress on several research fronts and laid the groundwork for future discovery. This report highlights key findings related to: discovery of new genes and biological mechanisms that cause Alzheimerżs disease; earlier disease detection using neuro-imaging and biomarkers; links between Alzheimerżs and other age-related diseases; rapid translation of lab findings to potential treatments; lifestyle factors that may protect against the disease; successful cognitive aging; clinical tr

Author: Lawrence J. Dyckman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: areas, strengthen, prevention, efforts, regulatory, ban, cow, disease, improvements, feed, mad
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 2003-06
ISBN-10: 0756724589
ISBN-13: 9780756724580

Mad cow disease (BSE), is an always fatal, neuro-degenerative disease that has been found in many countries. Cattle contract the disease through animal feed (AF) that contains protein derived from the remains of diseased animals. The USDA & the FDA have primary responsibility for preventing the introduction of BSE-contaminated products into the U.S. & the spread of the disease. This report: assesses the effective. of Fed. actions to prevent BSE & ensure compliance with the AF ban; assesses the potential econ. impacts & health risks if BSE were to be found in U.S. cattle; & compares U.S. action
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