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Health News Archive - March 21, 2006

Use of attention deficit drugs rose nearly 19 percent among ages 20 to 44 in 2005 while falling 5 percent in children under 10, according to statistics released on Tuesday amid a U.S. review of the drugs' safety.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Use of attention deficit drugs rose nearly 19 percent among ages 20 to 44 in 2005 while falling 5 percent in children under 10, according to statistics released on Tuesday amid a U.S. review of the drugs' safety. An estimated 1.7 million U.S.

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Pakistan on Tuesday became the latest country to confirm bird flu in poultry while Egypt said a woman was believed to be infected with the virus, the country's third case in less than a week.

By Joanne Morrison WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Concern over stigma and denial can delay diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease for years, meaning patients do not receive treatment that could slow its progress, according to a survey released on Tuesday.

By Joanne Morrison WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Concern over stigma and denial can delay diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease for years, meaning patients do not receive treatment that could slow its progress, according to a survey released on Tuesday.

By Allyn Fisher-Ilan MAALEH MICHMASH, West Bank (Reuters) - For many Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank, Israel's March 28 election is a do-or-die battle for their future.

By Dean Yates JERUSALEM (Reuters) - His image is omnipresent. Iconic footage of a young Ariel Sharon at war. A more elderly, almost smiling Sharon, on campaign posters.

By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - Increasing nurses' pay in Britain and ensuring the supply of U.S. doctors meets demand could stem the brain drain of healthcare workers from poor countries to rich ones, researchers said on Tuesday.

The wife of a Chinese AIDS activist missing for over a month said on Tuesday she was no closer to discovering his whereabouts despite repeated requests to the police and state security apparatus for information.

Fatal heart attacks triggered by exercise are rare, especially among women, although it would be safer for both sexes to gradually ramp up their workouts, researchers said on Tuesday.