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  • Cholesterol and Alzheimer's disease link strengthens in study

    Cholesterol and Alzheimer's disease link strengthens in study
    Well before signs of dementia trigger a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, a person's cholesterol levels may be a bellwether of amyloid plaque build-up in the brain, a new study finds. Long considered a reliable predictor of heart attacks and strokes,...
  • Glow-in-the-dark pigs are part of radiant green menagerie

    Glow-in-the-dark pigs are part of radiant green menagerie
    Ready yourself for the real-life glowing green menagerie. Ten little piggies that glow in the dark have been created by scientists at the South China Agricultural University. (See the video above.) A sheep that glows green under a black light will...
  • Community & Clubs: Celebrating researchers while remembering polio's victims

    As I get older, the more sentimental I get. Sing the national anthem at an Angels game, and I will have tears in my eyes. Marching bands, whether high school, college or the Salvation Army band, bring tears to my eyes. And so did the 2014 Rotary Rose...
  • Raising a girl with ADHD: Chrys' story

    Raising a girl with ADHD: Chrys' story
    Chrys Goodell, a retired software engineer in Oakland, Calif., knew that the little toddler she was adopting would need special attention. Born cocaine-exposed, 3 months premature, at 1 pound 12 ounces, the little girl spent the first six months of her...
  • Patients should be able to get their medications where they receive care [Letter]

    Your recent article on pharmaceutical products for patients in the workers' compensation system raised the issue of the cost of medications ("Doctors overcharge on workers' comp medicine, critics say," Dec. 28). There are issues with the cost of...
  • When pain therapies fail

    When pain therapies fail
    Like many people suffering from chronic and debilitating pain, 28-year-old Cassie Winters has tried it all: physical therapy, powerful pain killers, massage, energy healing and meditation. She was even told that finding a new hobby or thinking happy...
  • DNA on piece of latex led to suspect in Koreatown homicide, police say

    DNA on piece of latex led to suspect in Koreatown homicide, police say
    A match from a DNA sample left on a piece of latex led police to the 66-year-old suspect who pleaded not guilty this week to killing a 62-year-old man in Koreatown in March, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Responding to complaints about a foul smell in mid-...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Lifestyle choices may help treat mild case of obstructive sleep apnea

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How does having sleep apnea affect my health? Are there treatments that I can try for sleep apnea other than a CPAP machine? ANSWER: People who have sleep apnea repeatedly stop and start breathing when they sleep. There are two main...
  • Heart-Wise: Take Steps To Keep Healthy

    Heart-Wise: Take Steps To Keep Healthy
    Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death among both men and women, consistently taking more lives each year than all cancers and AIDS combined. Making the sobering statistics even worse is the fact that in many cases cardiovascular...
  • Standard treatment may not work for recurrent or uncommon type of yeast infection

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: For the past 18 months, I've had yeast infections that go away for a few weeks with treatment but then always return. Is there a different type of treatment for a chronic yeast infection? Are there other things I can be doing to...
  • Medication crisis [Commentary]

    Medication crisis [Commentary]
    The patient was found by paramedics and rushed to the hospital. He had taken over 80 aspirin tablets of 500 mg each — more than enough to be lethal. The ER staff prepared to administer the standard treatment for aspirin poisoning: sodium...