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Colorado theater gunman's sentencing caps grueling trial

Belittled by the judge and jeered by spectators, James Holmes was sent to prison for the rest of his life Wednesday, while the survivors of his murderous attack on a Colorado movie theater wondered aloud how they would spend the rest of their days.<p>Judge Carlos A. Samour sentenced Holmes to the …

Crime

Theater victim's granddad questions motive of holdout juror

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The grandfather of the youngest victim in the Colorado theater shootings suggested Monday that one juror might have …

The physics of proton therapy | Jon Butterworth | Life & Physics

A brief explanation of the physics behind the treatment that Ashya King’s parents wanted for their son’s cancer<p>The story of Ashya King and his parents is desperately sad. One feature is that his family want him to receive proton therapy. This is not a “magic bullet” treatment and without knowing …

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7 new tricks to banish late-night food cravings — for good

If your cravings at night make you resemble a rabid raccoon picking through a dumpster, you're not alone. "Nighttime is by far the most common time to have cravings or feel hungrier," says Dr. Scott Isaacs, an endocrinologist at Emory University and author of Beat Overeating Now!<p>Blame your hunger …

Holistic Medicine

Novel function of protein linked to Alzheimer's disease discovered

A novel function of the Amyloid Precursor Protein, one of the main pathogenic culprits of Alzheimer's disease, has been discovered by researchers. …

Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors and their Effects on Memory, Cognition & Alzheimer’s Disease

Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors are a class of compounds that prevent the breakdown of the neurotransmitter Acetylcholine and influence brain …

Vitamin E 'beneficial' in dementia

<b>A daily dose of vitamin E could help people with dementia, research suggests.</b><p>A study in the journal JAMA found people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease on high doses of vitamin E had a slower rate of decline than those given a dummy pill.<p>They were able to carry out everyday tasks for longer …

Where Alzheimer's starts and how it spreads

Using high-resolution fMRI imaging in patients with Alzheimer's disease and in mouse models of the disease, researchers have clarified three …

DDT: Pesticide linked to Alzheimer's

<b>Exposure to a once widely used pesticide, DDT, may increase the chances of developing Alzheimer's disease, suggest US researchers.</b><p>A study, published in JAMA Neurology, showed patients with Alzheimer's had four times as much DDT lingering in the body as healthy people.<p>Some countries still use the …

China blocks Google sites amid Tiananmen security drive

AP FILE PHOTO<p>BEIJING — Several Google websites have been blocked in China, a monitoring service said Tuesday, as authorities step up arrests and …

China

Obama offers military help to eastern Europe allies worried by Russia

WARSAW (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama promised on Tuesday to beef up military support for eastern European members of the NATO alliance who fear they could be next in the firing line after the Kremlin’s intervention in Ukraine.<p>Under attack from critics at home who say his leadership on the …

8 Habits that are Messing with Your Metabolism

A few little tweaks can help you max out your calorie burn

15-Minute Workout: 4 Strengthening Isometric Moves to Tone and Tighten

Hold it right there! Work your muscles with these seriously tough isometric moves<p>We're mixing things up a bit today—instead of your standard circuit workout with dynamic range of motion moves, you're going to tough it out through a roundup of four ultra-intense isometric moves.<p>Isometric exercises …