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  • Wylie W. Vale Jr. dies at 70; researcher helped discover stress hormone

    Wylie W. Vale Jr. dies at 70; researcher helped discover stress hormone
    Wylie W. Vale Jr., a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla and an internationally renowned expert on brain hormones who led a team of Salk researchers that discovered the brain hormone that triggers the body's reaction to stress, has died. He was 70.
  • Dr. Richard Olney dies at 64; researcher sought cure for Lou Gehrig's disease

    Dr. Richard Olney dies at 64; researcher sought cure for Lou Gehrig's disease
    Dr. Richard Olney, an internationally renowned researcher who dedicated his life to finding a cure for Lou Gehrig's disease, has died after his own eight-year battle with the disease. He was 64. Olney died Friday at his Marin County home, UC San...

    Sexual satisfaction highest in oldest, youngest women, study says

    Sexual satisfaction highest in oldest, youngest women, study says
    A woman's sexual satisfaction does not require high levels of sexual desire--and in fact, does not require sexual activity at all, according to a new study that finds rates of sexual satisfaction highest among the youngest and oldest women it surveyed. A...

    Distracted pedestrians? Accidents on rise for headphone-wearers

     
    Distracted pedestrians: A new study finds that the number of headphone-wearing pedestrians struck and killed by vehicles tripled since 2004.

    Philip Vannatter, detective in Simpson and Polanski cases, is dead

     
    Philip Vannatter, the Los Angeles police detective who was led the investigation of the brutal 1994 slayings of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, has died. His brother, Joe, told the Associated Press that he died of complications from cancer....