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  • Tony Scott death: Interviews yield no clear motive for plunge, sources say

     
    After two days of investigation, officials said all indications point to suicide in the death of “Top Gun” director Tony Scott, though a reason for his leap off a bridge remains a mystery, law enforcement sources said. The sources said......
  • National Institutes of Health to study Junior Seau brain tissue

     
    Although an initial autopsy showed no brain damage to deceased football star Junior Seau, tissue from his brain has been sent to the National Institutes of Health for more advanced investigation, officials say....
  • Colorado shooting suspect smart but 'a little weird,' classmate says

     
    A classmate of the man accused of killing 12 people at a Colorado movie theater said he was smart but somewhat strange. Jessica Cade, a 23-year-old graduate student at UC Riverside, lived in the same honors dorm as James Holmes,......
  • Colorado shooting suspect 'a little weird,' ex-dorm mate says

     
    A complex portrait was emerging of the 24-year-old man accused of killing 12 people at a Colorado movie theater on Friday. James Holmes, 24, went to school in the San Diego and Riverside areas. Those who knew him described Holmes......
  • Tiny telescopes implanted into eyes help elderly patient see better

     
    UC Irvine ophthalmologists implanted tiny telescopes in two patients suffering from age-related, end-stage macular degeneration, the university announced this week. Doctors from the university's Gavin Herbert Eye Institute in December inserted one of...
  • Fake, faulty malaria drugs alarmingly common, study finds

     
    More than one-third of malaria medicines tested in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa were fake or faulty, according to a new study that warns shoddy drugs could fuel the rise of hardier parasites....
  • Junior Seau had brain disease at time of suicide, tests show

     
    Advanced tests done at the National Institutes of Health on the brain of football star Junior Seau, who committed suicide in May, showed he had signs of a degenerative brain disease, the Associated Press reported. The examination of Seau's brain......
  • Junior Seau's family sues NFL over his brain injuries

     
    The family of football star Junior Seau is suing the National Football League, asserting that he committed suicide because of the brain injuries suffered during his career....
  • Gluten-free food and drinks have become a $4.2 billion market

    Gluten-free food and drinks have become a $4.2 billion market
    Who needs wheat anyway? The market for gluten-free foods and beverages is booming, with double digit growth over the last four years as more consumers find themselves diagnosed with celiac disease and food allergies. The market for products without the...
  • Tide of seaweed promises can ebb and flow

    Tide of seaweed promises can ebb and flow
    Seaweed can shrink your waistline. Grow your hair. Bring down your blood pressure along with your blood sugar. Build up the strength of your bones and your brain. Make your joints stop aching and your bowels get moving. Give cancer short shrift, and...
  • The gut and its bacteria a growing focus of research

    The gut and its bacteria a growing focus of research
    The yards of dank tubing in our midsections form a complex, amazing and absolutely pivotal foundation for human health. And the more that scientists come to appreciate this, the more they anticipate that future medical discoveries will come from the lowly...