Latest James Gallagher Stories

Possible Way To Prevent Brain Cell Death Discovered
2012-05-07 03:29:28

In a new study, a team of UK researchers have reportedly found a way to prevent brain cell death in mice -- a discovery which could ultimately lead to improved treatments for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other neurodegenerative ailments in humans. According to BBC News Health and Science Reporter James Gallagher, scientists at the University of Leicester studied prion disease, which affects mice in much the same way as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's and Creutzfeld-Jacob Disease...

2009-08-07 13:28:30

An Englishman who stole a banana from a restaurant after a drunken party was acquitted of burglary Friday following a two-day trial. Shamim Qureshi, who served as judge in Birmingham Crown Court, told jurors before they began deliberations, that the estimated cost of the proceedings was 20,000 pounds (more than $33,000), The Sun reported. But he said the seriousness of the offense did not depend on the value of what was stolen. It is fairly easy to make lots of jokes, but do remember it is a...

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