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  • Nobel Prize for medicine goes to discoverers of brain’s 'inner GPS'

    STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - British-American John O'Keefe and Norwegians May-Britt and Edvard Moser won the 2014 Nobel Prize for medicine for discovering the brain's navigation system and giving clues as to how strokes and Alzheimer's disrupt it. The...
  • Nobel Prize for medicine goes to discoverers of brain's inner GPS system

    Nobel Prize for medicine goes to discoverers of brain's inner GPS system
    American-British scientist John O'Keefe and Norwegians May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser won the 2014 Nobel Prize for medicine for discovering the brain's "inner GPS" that makes it possible to orient ourselves in space and help understand diseases like...
  • Gross says he will beat competitors in new role at Janus: InvestmentNews

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bill Gross, who recently left Pimco where he managed the world's largest bond fund, said in no uncertain terms that he expects to be a winner in running a relatively small fund in his new role at Janus Capital Group , and expects to...
  • Descubrimiento de premio Nobel abre ventana para enfermedad de Alzheimer

    LONDRES (Reuters) - El descubrimiento de células en el cerebro que actúan como un sistema de posicionamiento, con el que tres científicos ganaron el lunes el premio Nobel de medicina, abre una intrigante nueva ventana sobre la demencia. Debido a que...
  • Harris Ripps, scientist and researcher, 87

    Harris Ripps, scientist and researcher, 87
    Even as he approached the end of his ninth decade, Dr. Harris Ripps was still pursuing his lifelong passion — unlocking the mysteries of the human brain. The 87-year-old West Boca resident died Sept. 18 in Boston, inciting an outpouring of...
  • Well, this isn't good

    The Atlantic article by Zeke Emanuel, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's older brother, Why I Hope to Die at 75   has been chewed over quite a bit. This passage, however, caught my eye and depressed me: Numerous recent trials of drugs that were supposed to stall...
  • Asian Filmmaker of the Year Ann Hui: A Critical Appreciation

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Ann Hui first came to international prominence in the early '80s with "Boat People," an intensely harrowing drama about the horrors of life under communism in post-liberation Vietnam. Screened as a surprise entry at the 1983...
  • Unproven Ebola cures, preventives proliferate

    Amid alarm over the Ebola virus, a flurry of pitches has sprung up for products that claim to prevent and treat the deadly infection. Online -- and increasingly on social media sites -- these products are being hawked by paid consultants, supplement gurus...
  • You will be thankful if Amendment 2 passes

    Those of us in the over-70 age group well remember the indoctrination in our youth about the evils of marijuana and how it would lead to harder drugs. Medical marijuana today is a different story and deserves a YES vote on Nov. 4. Studies of medical...
  • Missing man with mental problems found

    Missing man with mental problems found
    A Florida man with a history of mental problems who had gone missing was found and is now safe with his family, officials said. Wayne Francis Wietting, 68, of Auburndale was last seen at 9 a.m. Wednesday driving a maroon, 2008 Chrysler Town and...
  • Fall Guide: Health walks and events

    Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...