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  • Aristide, under house arrest, is expected to be visited by Haiti opposition leaders

    Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, who was put under house arrest as part of an ongoing criminal investigation into corruption and drug-trafficking allegations, is expected to get some moral support Tuesday. A group of opposition leaders...
  • University of Pittsburgh sports concussion program develops new test

    University of Pittsburgh sports concussion program develops new test
    The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Sports Concussion program, which developed the breakthrough ImPACT concussion testing program, has struck again. Researchers have created a new, 5- to 10-minute test that will help clinicians take a more...
  • Lawyer grills DePuy executive over safety studies for Pinnacle hips

    (Reuters) - An executive at Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Orthopaedics Inc unit on Monday defended the company's assessment of safety risks associated with metal-on-metal Pinnacle hip implants in a Dallas court from a lawyer who said the company had neglected...
  • UPMC develops new concussion test

    The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Sports Concussion program, which developed the breakthrough ImPACT concussion testing program, has struck again. Researchers there have created a new, 5-to-10-minute test that will help clinicians take a more...
  • Study: All women of Ashkenazi descent should be screened

    Professor Ephrat Levy-Lahad, director of the Fuld Family Department of Genetics at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem, was the senior author of a new study which recommends that all women of Ashkenazi backgrounds receive routine screenings for the...
  • New molecular target is key to enhanced brain plasticity

    Tel Aviv — As Alzheimer's disease progresses, it kills brain cells mainly in the hippocampus and cortex, leading to impairments in "neuroplasticity," the mechanism that affects learning, memory and thinking. Targeting these areas of the brain,...
  • Merck osteoporosis drug passes trial, but side effects hover

    (Reuters) - Merck & Co said it will seek U.S. approval next year for its long-delayed experimental osteoporosis drug, odanacatib, after it proved effective in a late-stage trial but was associated with rare thigh-bone fractures seen with standard...
  • Study finds link between insurance type and treatment for stroke patients

    University of Florida researchers have found a correlation between Medicare and patient access to surgical treatment for subarachnoid hemorrhage, a type of stroke that affects as many as 30,000 Americans each year — often causing death or long-...
  • Report: Virginia ranks in the middle for obesity

    Report: Virginia ranks in the middle for obesity
    More than one-third of adults in the United States are deemed to be obese and double that number are considered overweight in the latest annual report by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Adults having a body mass...
  • Parents' whooping cough vaccines may protect babies

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - When babies are too young to get the whooping cough vaccine, vaccinating their parents might protect them from the dangerous infection, a new study suggests. Young children were 51 percent less likely to be diagnosed with...
  • Drunken man tased after rampage, report says

    Drunken man tased after rampage, report says
    The driver did everything he could to evade arrest after a series of crashes in rural east Seminole County, including hitting a firefighter, spitting on a paramedic and kicking a nurse, deputies say. The drunken rampage in Geneva continued after the...