Archive: 12/23/2011

Eva Peron may have had secret lobotomy: researchers

Eva Peron, the glamorous first lady of Argentina in the 1940s and 50s, may have been given a secret lobotomy shortly before her death at age 33, scientific researchers said in a new report.

Dec 23, 2011
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Arizona coma patient now speaking, walking

(AP) -- It will be a special Christmas for the family of a 21-year-old University of Arizona student who was nearly taken off life support but is now recovering after waking up from a coma.

Dec 23, 2011
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France advises 30,000 to have breast implants removed

France's health ministry Friday advised 30,000 women with breast implants made by French firm PIP to have them removed, saying that while there is no proven cancer risk the prostheses could rupture.

Dec 23, 2011
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What are emotion expressions for?

(Medical Xpress) -- That cartoon scary face – wide eyes, ready to run – may have helped our primate ancestors survive in a dangerous wild, according to the authors of an article published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The au ...

Dec 23, 2011
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Reducing car use is the key to better health

With just 39 per cent of men and 29 per cent of women reaching the Department of Health’s recommended level of health-enhancing physical activity, the answer to the UK’s growing obesity problem could ...

Dec 23, 2011
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