Archive: 07/21/2011

Vascular changes linked to dementia

The same artery-clogging process (atherosclerosis) that causes heart disease can also result in age-related vascular cognitive impairments (VCI), according to a new American Heart Association/American Stroke Association scientific ...

Jul 21, 2011
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1 in 4 gay/lesbian high school students are homeless

Roughly 1 in 4 lesbian or gay teens and 15 percent of bisexual teens are homeless, versus 3 percent of exclusively heterosexual teens, finds a Children's Hospital Boston study of more than 6,300 Massachusetts public high ...

Jul 21, 2011
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Smartphone making your eyes tired?

Several reports indicate that prolonged viewing of mobile devices and other stereo 3D devices leads to visual discomfort, fatigue and even headaches. According to a new Journal of Vision study, the root cause may be the demand ...

Jul 21, 2011
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US pharmacy giant buys rival for $29.1 billion

Pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts said Thursday it had reached a deal to buy its competitor Medco Health Systems for $29.1 billion, ahead of looming changes in the US healthcare system.

Jul 21, 2011
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