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Action Is the Key in Alzheimer's Prevention

If you watch the news long enough, we physicians seem to reverse our advice every 10-15 years. Examples include whether butter or margarine is better and whether you should take aspirin to prevent strokes. A conservative approach to your health may therefore entail waiting to see which …

Dementia

New law allows California students to taste wine

College students under the age of 21 will be allowed to drink alcohol in class, as long as they're enrolled in a beer brewing or winemaking program …

Jerry Brown

Brain disease kills scores in India's east

An outbreak of encephalitis has killed 60 people in two weeks in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, a top health official has said, calling the situation "alarming".<p>Hundreds of mainly children die across India each year from the mosquito-borne virus, but West Bengal is not normally one of the …

India faces crisis over dwindling numbers of girls, U.N. says

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The dwindling numbers of Indian girls, caused by the illegal abortion of millions of babies, has reached “emergency proportions”, fuelling an increase in crimes such as kidnapping and trafficking, the United Nations warned on Tuesday.<p>Villagers stand as they …

AIDS pandemic may be reversed despite lack of cure

With widespread numbers of HIV patients in treatment, researchers and advocates are talking at this week's International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, about finally reversing the pandemic.<p>"At this point, even without a vaccine and a cure, we have the tools," said Anthony Fauci, an …

Montana judge publicly reprimanded for comments about rape victim

The Montana Supreme Court publicly reprimanded a Billings judge for his comments that a 14-year-old rape victim was "older than her chronological age" and "as much in control of the situation" as her rapist when he sentenced the offender to 31 days in prison. <br>District Judge G. Todd Baugh appeared …