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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, Vietnam prisoner of war and political maverick in Congress for more than three decades, has been diagnosed with an aggressive type of brain tumor. The 80-year-old Arizona lawmaker has glioblastoma,...
LONDON (AP) — The United Nations says that for the first time in the AIDS epidemic, more than half of all people with HIV are on drugs to treat the virus. AIDS deaths are also now close to half of what they were in 2005, according to the U.N. AIDS agency, although those figures...
TOKYO (AP) — A New Zealand family says it wants to be a catalyst for change in mental health care in Japan, following the death of a family member who went into cardiac arrest after being restrained in a hospital for 10 days. Kelly Robert Savage, who was working as an English...
TOKYO (AP) — A New Zealand family says it wants to be a catalyst for change in mental health care in Japan following the death of a family member who went into cardiac arrest after being restrained in a hospital for 10 days. Kelly Robert Savage was admitted to a Japanese...
WASHINGTON (AP) — There are no proven ways to stave off Alzheimer's, but a new report raises the prospect that avoiding nine key risks starting in childhood just might delay or even prevent about a third of dementia cases around the world. How? It has to do with lifestyle...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report suggests people might bolster their brain health by avoiding some key risks, starting in childhood, that are linked to dementia in old age. The report in the British journal Lancet raises the prospect that these lifestyle changes just might delay...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain's tumor is one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer, and his family and doctors are deliberating next treatment options. The senator had undergone surgery last week to have a blood clot removed from above his left eye, and that clot...
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Australia is contributing funds to help Sri Lanka combat its worst outbreak of dengue fever, which has claimed 250 lives and infected nearly 100,000 people so far this year in the Indian Ocean island nation. Visiting Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans overwhelmingly want lawmakers of both parties to work out health care changes, with only 13 percent supporting Republican moves to repeal "Obamacare" absent a replacement, according to a new poll. Although a deep partisan divide endures over the 2010...