How do you live knowing you might have an Alzheimer’s gene? Applying lessons from Africa to tackle AIDS in D.C. Taking pills to boost your grades. Caring for farmworkers.
Santorum once wanted more government involvement in health care, not less. Electronic health records and medical malpractice. Making the best of old age. Talking about AIDS and sex.
Battle over hospital beds in southeast King County. Researchers share data to find new Alzheimer’s treatments. A family’s struggle with Sanfilippo syndrome.
Community services for vets with PTSD. Spinal fluid test predicts Alzheimer’s disease. Hospitals and nursing homes found to be shortchanging staff on overtime pay.
Did the U.S. overreact to the H1N1 swine flu? Health experts interviewed by Washington Post reporter Rob Stein say they are generally pleased with the response of state and federal health agencies to early reports out of Mexico of a new flu virus that was killing an alarming number of young, healthy adults. “If what [...]
Gingko biloba, a popular herbal preparation used to prevent or treat memory problems, failed to prevent the onset of dementia or Alzheimer’s diseases in a large study of older men and women. The study appears in today’s issue of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association Gingko biloba is one of the most popular [...]
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