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Vitamin E May Slow Alzheimer’s Disease Progression

Source: New York Times.com Researchers say vitamin E might slow the progression of mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease — the first time any treatment has been shown to alter the course of dementia at that stage. In a study of more than 600 older veterans, high doses of the...
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Major HIV Clue Detected in Solving the AIDS Mystery

Source: Business Insider.com The difference between HIV infection and full-blown AIDS is, in large part, the massive die-off of the immune system’s CD4 T-cells. But researchers have only observed the virus killing a small portion of those cells, leading to a longstanding...
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Study: Where Alzheimer’s Disease starts, and how it spreads

Alzheimer’s disease starts in the entorhinal cortex. Using fMRI in mouse and human brains, the researchers provide evidence that the disease spreads from the entohrinal cortex to other cortical regions — the perirhinal cortex and posterior parietal cortex. Credit:...
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Living Sick and Dying Young in Rich America

Source: The Atlantic.com We were standing at Target in an aisle we’d never walked down before, looking at things we didn’t understand. Pill splitters, multivitamins, supplements, and the thing we were here to buy: a long blue pill box—the kind with seven little doors labeled “S M...
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Sailors Suffering Thyroid Cancer, Leukemia, Brain Tumors After Participating in Fukushima Nuclear Rescue Efforts

Source: Turner Radio Network …(A)fter…the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan…assist(ed) with earthquake rescue operations off the coast of Japan in 2011…crew members…are coming down with all sorts of radiation-related illnesses… It looks as...
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The 12 Best Jobs In The Booming American Health Care Industry

Source: Business Insider.com As the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, kicks in and the population ages, hiring in the health care industry is expected to generate the largest number of jobs compared to all other industries by 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor...
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