Targeting immune cells may be potential therapy for Alzheimer's: study CHICAGO. KAZINFORM A study from Washington University in St. Louis has found that brain immune cells called microglia, which are activated as the messy tangles of a protein called tau accumulate, form the crucial link between protein clumping and brain damage, and eliminating such cells sharply reduces tau-linked brain damage in the mice.
WADA publishes 2020 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Today, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) publishes the 2020 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List); the 2020 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes; and the 2020 Monitoring Program, Kazinform refers to TASS.
Foreign delegates enjoy mare's milk chocolate presented in Almaty ALMATY. KAZINFORM - The 31st session of the Coordination Committee for Europe of the Codex Alimentarius Commission is taking place in Almaty. The event is being attended by about two hundred delegates from 38 countries of Europe, the USA, Africa and Asia.
Multilateral agencies launch a joint plan to boost global health goals GENEVA. KAZINFORM This week at the United Nations General Assembly, 12 multilateral agencies launched a joint plan to better support countries over the next 10 years to accelerate progress towards the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Physicians may cut death rates of infectious disease by 20 percent: study CHICAGO. KAZINFORM A study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that the death rate of bloodstream infections caused by the fungus Candida can be reduced by 20 percent if infectious disease specialists oversee care of such patients.
Free measles vaccination launched in the capital NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Sadvakas Baigabulov, Head of the Department for Quality Control and Safety of Goods and Services of Nur-Sultan, has commented on additional measures being taken to reduce the incidence of measles among the city residents, Kazinform reported with the reference to the press service of the department.