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Alzheimer's Tied to Mutation Harming Immune Response
New York Times
Alzheimer's researchers and drug companies have for years concentrated on one hallmark of Alzheimer's disease: the production of toxic shards of a protein that accumulate in plaques on the brain. Enlarge This Image. Amyloid plaques build up in the brains ...
Scientists identify new risk gene for Alzheimer'sReuters
New gene holds promise for understanding Alzheimer'sUSA TODAY
Mutation Raises Alzheimer's RiskWall Street Journal
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As details of General David Petraeus' sex scandal continue to emerge, each one leads to further questions, raging from concerns that the (now former) director of the CIA may have compromised the security of America's secrets to confusion over how many members of the military's top brass are engaging in potentially career-ending affairs. Ultimately, however, one thing is not in doubt: Petraeus' affair has shut the door on a promising political career.
Petraeus is not alone: Washington's...
A Quickie Guide to Career-Ending Political Sex Scandals originally appeared on DailyFinance.com on 2012-11-14T17:45:00Z.
EU approves experimental diabetes drug
Story Highlights. EU OKs Forxiga pill for adult Type 2 diabetics; Pill can be taken with or without insulin; FDA denied approval, sought more data. 3:09PM EST November 14. 2012 -. PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Drugmakers Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and ...
LAWRENCE: Bristol-Myers Squibb due before Planning BoardPacket Online
Bristol-Myers Squibb to Present at Credit Suisse Healthcare ConferenceEquities.com
Bristol-Myers (BMY), AstraZeneca (AZN) Receive EC Approval for ForxigaStreetInsider.com (subscription)
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It's called DefectionVille, and you're basically running a company while trying to stop other executives from leaving.
Unfortunately for the social gaming giant, it's losing this game. Zynga reported on Tuesday afternoon that the exodus continues: CFO David Wehner is leaving the company.
Zynga executives have been leaving for months as the cascading share price and negative business trends have crafted a perfect storm that the company hasn't been...
Zynga Scores Again in DefectionVille: CFO David Wehner Jumps to Facebook originally appeared on DailyFinance.com on 2012-11-14T15:02:00Z.
The extent to which the decision to promote Cyber Monday as a big shopping and deals day has fed...
Cyber Monday: Is E-commerce's Big Holiday Sales Day Obsolete? originally appeared on DailyFinance.com on 2012-11-14T13:10:00Z.
Filed under: Retirement
By Laura Shin
You asked us how much people had saved in their retirement accounts by age, and now, thanks to a nationwide survey by LearnVest and Chase Blueprint, we have answers.
We asked survey respondents how much they had saved in traditional Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs), Roth IRAs, 401(k)s and pensions. (Wondering which account is right for you? Check out this flow chart.) As you would expect, the older people get, the more they have saved. All the figures below apply only to...
Today, men are slightly more likely to be unemployed than women, while women are 6% more likely to be in management...
The End of Men? More Like Tough Times For Everyone originally appeared on DailyFinance.com on 2012-11-14T10:33:00Z.
The tech bellwether that provides networking equipment including routers and switches posted better than expected quarterly results after Tuesday's market close.
Revenue climbed 6% to $11.9 billion, and adjusted earnings rose 12% to $0.48 a share. These may not seem like major steps forward, but analysts were settling for a profit of $0.46 a share on $11.8 billion in revenue. History would indicate that they probably saw this coming. Cisco has now landed...
Wall Street Watch: Cisco Earnings Indicate an Economy En Route to Growth originally appeared on DailyFinance.com on 2012-11-14T06:00:00Z.
San Antonio Current
Newsmonger: Q&A with Cecile Richards
San Antonio Current
Should the courts rule that Texas must allow Planned Parenthood to remain a provider in the widely successful Women's Health Program, Governor Rick Perry would rather end the WHP altogether. Perry made that crystal clear at a Halloween press ...
A Clucking Win for Chickens In NormanKOKH FOX25
Planned Parenthood Sues Oklahoma After It Withdraws Federal FundingHuffington Post
Abortion-rights supporters push back against Ohio legislationPlain Dealer
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Deadly California Mushrooms Came From Backyard
FRESNO, Calif. — The lush backyard of a small California eldercare home has turned out to be the source of the poisonous wild mushrooms a caretaker made into a soup and fed to residents, killing two women. The caretaker had no idea the mushrooms that ...
Deaths of 2 in elder home renew mushroom warningsSacramento Bee
Two California deaths renew mushroom warningsUSA TODAY
Wild Mushroom Soup Causes 2 Deaths, 4 Illnesses in Northern CAFox News
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Times of India
Hormone may help protect monogamous relationships
Los Angeles Times
If retired Army Gen. David H. Petraeus had gotten an occasional dose of supplemental oxytocin, a brain chemical known to promote trust and bonding, he might still be director of the Central Intelligence Agency, new research suggests. A study published ...
Reality Check: Does Oxytocin Keep Committed Men Away from Other Women?Smithsonian (blog)
Relax, girl: Boyfriend's 'love hormone' wards off your rivalsFox News
Stand By Your Man: Physical Proximity May Help Oxytocin to Keep Men in ...TIME
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Call for global crackdown on fake medicines
A global treaty to crack down on the deadly trade of fake medicines is urgently needed, say experts. Currently, there are more sanctions around the use of illegal tobacco than counterfeit drugs. Writing in the British Medical Journal, experts urge the World ...
Row flares over global fight against fake medicineReuters
International action needed to ensure the quality of medicines and tackle the ...Medical Xpress
Call for more criminal action on fake medicines6minutes
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Polio receding worldwide, but challenges remain
Los Angeles Times
The year 2012 has seen a historically low number of polio cases worldwide, reinforcing a belief among experts that we are inching closer to eradicating the disease, according to a series of presentations Tuesday at the annual meeting of the American Society ...
Polio cases down worldwideThe News International
Polio Cases Slowing in Pakistan Spur Hope for EliminationBloomberg
Experts report one of two remaining types of polio virus may be eliminated in ...Medical Xpress
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Women with migraines are more likely to have small brain lesions
Los Angeles Times
Women who suffer from migraines are also more likely to have small brain lesions, according to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Assn., though the lesions do not appear to be harmful. Researchers believe that the lesions, which are visible on a ...
Migraines' Brain Changes Not Linked to Mental HarmWebMD
Migraineurs Not Hurt by 'Freckles' on Brain ImagingMedPage Today
Women Migraine Sufferers Accumulate Brain LesionsBloomberg
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Dozen govt troops medevaced in Darfur: UN sources
(AFP) – 3 hours ago. KHARTOUM — International peacekeepers medevaced about a dozen wounded government troops after a battle in Sudan's Darfur, UN sources familiar with the incident said on Tuesday. The African Union-United Nations Mission in ...
UN Mobilizing to Contain Darfur Yellow Fever OutbreakVoice of America
Sudan: Qatar Says Seeking to Bring Darfur Rebel Groups to Join Peace DealAllAfrica.com
WHO: 107 dead from yellow fever in SudanThe News Journal
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Head injury, pesticides tied to Parkinson's disease
The household bio-reactors of the future. Researchers at the Argonne National Laboratory are developing a mobile reactor they say will one day play a crucial role in helping people after natural disasters like Hurricane Sandy. Video · Video: McAfee founder ...
Brain injury and pesticide exposure combo may triple Parkinson's riskCBS News
Head Injury Plus Herbicide Exposure May Triple Parkinson's RiskU.S. News & World Report
Head Injury Linked to Parkinson'sABC News
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Black Friday is bleeding into Thanksgiving Thursday, and not everybody is happy about the earlier start to the holiday shopping season.
Walmart (WMT) will begin offering its "doorbuster" Black Friday deals as early as 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving, a move that is forcing other retailers to follow suit.
Like most retailers, Walmart used to wait until early Friday morning to crack open its doors for the opening salvo of the Christmas shopping season, but after a Long Island employee got trampled to...
Walmart's Thanksgiving Day Opening May Add Nothing to Its Bottom Line originally appeared on DailyFinance.com on 2012-11-13T13:14:00Z.
Those are some of the reactions within Microsoft tonight upon hearing that Windows and Windows Live President Steven Sinofsky would be leaving the company "effective immediately". Those are the reactions because nearly all Microsoft employees found out about the news tonight alongside the rest of us.
Microsoft and Sinofsky are trying to spin this as a "mutual decision" - and understandably so. That's how this works. Nearly all of these types of exits are "mutual"...
The Next CEO of Microsoft Suddenly No Longer Works at Microsoft originally appeared on DailyFinance.com on 2012-11-13T11:05:00Z.
On a recent conference call to investors, Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson said, "We plan to begin an aggressive transition away from legacy TDM technology."
Here's what that means in plain English: TDM is short for "time division multiplexing," the venerable phone technology we all grew up with. TDM carries calls over traditional copper phone lines that are...