Monthly Archives: October 2013

[GRG] Compound helps aged mice….

Greetings, The Australian company Prana Biotechnology has released findings that indicate that one of its compounds helps to restore the brain health and function of aged, normal mice. http://www.pranabio.com/downloads/Media%20Releases/Media%20Releases%202013/Oct%2031%20PBT2%20Reverses%20Memory%20Loss%20in%20Normal%20Aging.pdf This is good news not only for dementia sufferers, but also … Continue reading

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[GRG] Jack Andraka on Colbert Report Wednesday, 10/30/2013

Steve, You no doubt are already aware of this kid, featured here in this TED talk: Tonight he appeared on the Colbert Report. The segment should be available for viewing by tomorrow at: http://t.colbertnation.com/?cid=300 Best, Roger

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Re: [GRG] normal sense + antisense RNA contribute to dementia

Contact: David Weston d.weston@ucl.ac.uk 44-203-108-3844 University College London RNA build-up linked to dementia and motor neuron disease A new toxic entity associated with genetically inherited forms of dementia and motor neuron disease has been identified by scientists at the UCL … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] Study examines expedited FDA drug approvals, safety questions remain

Re: [GRG] Study examines expedited FDA drug approvals, safety questions remainPUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 28-Oct-2013 Contact: Renee Brehio rbrehio@ismp.org 704-831-8822 The JAMA Network JournalsStudy examines expedited FDA drug approvals, safety questions remain Fewer patients were studied as part of expedited reviews … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] 56 Percent of Americans Don’t Want To Live to Age 120!

Dear Haygo, Women did not until recently reliably live longer. As to the reason they do now, the general consensus is that they no longer need to survive the rigors of childbirth, which has been described as running at top … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] 56 Percent of Americans Don’t Want To Live to Age 120!

I don’t see the error; both Rasmussen and Gallup differed by the same amount (i.e., a total of 5 points). The ranking mentioned at Wikipedia might be using other criteria. Real results: 51% (Obama), 47% (Romney) Rasmussen: 48% (Obama, 3 … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] 56 Percent of Americans Don’t Want To Live to Age 120!

Re: [GRG] 56 Percent of  Americans Don’t Want To Live to Age 120!According to Wikipedia, we are apparently both in error on the correct details. The closing comment about the 2012 election œvery likely the last presidential election of the … Continue reading

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