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Hot flashes are bad enough, but new research suggests yet another unfortunate effect of menopause
Research shared at a major international conference suggests your sight and smell may be the key to early detection of Alzheimer's, even before symptoms surface. Computer programs that boost the brain's processing speed could also help delay the onset of the disease. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the study's findings and measures to delay Alzheimer's disease and dementia, including a computer game.
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By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 1.2 million people in northeast India have been hit by floods which have submerged hundreds of villages, inundated large swathes of farmland and damaged roads, bridges and telecommunications services, local authorities said on Tuesday. Incessant monsoon rains in the tea and oil-rich state of Assam have forced the burgeoning Brahmaputra river and its tributaries to burst their banks -- affecting more than half of the region's 32 districts. The National Disaster Response Force, State Disaster Response Force and Indian army are helping the district administration in evacuating affected people to safe places and distributing aid, it added.

According to Dr Tom Yates, "this game could be an innovative solution for rising obesity levels."The smartphone-based character-hunting craze that's sweeping the world has caught the attention of a researcher at the University of Leicester, UK, specializing in international diabetes research. In fact, Dr Tom Yates sees the application as a potential means of tackling sedentary lifestyles and obesity, which can lead to type 2 diabetes. The augmented reality mobile game has so far been downloaded 75 million times worldwide, and sees users chase Pokémon characters through the streets.


A sign bearing the logo of Teva is seen in JerusalemTeva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd and Mylan NV have shown preliminary interest in a Brazilian generic drugmaking joint-venture in which Pfizer Inc has a 40 percent stake, two people familiar with the process said. India's Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd and three buyout firms are also eyeing the venture, Laboratório Teut|Pfizer, said the people, who asked for anonymity since the process is in early stages. Brazil's Melo family owns the remaining 60 percent of Teuto|Pfizer, Latin America's largest pharmaceutical plant.


A facility for the disabled, where a deadly attack by a knife-wielding man took place, is seen in SagamiharaBy Elaine Lies and Kwiyeon Ha SAGAMIHARA, Japan (Reuters) - A knife-wielding man broke into a facility for the disabled in a small town near Tokyo early on Tuesday and killed 19 patients as they slept, authorities said, Japan's worst mass killing since World War Two. At least 25 other residents were wounded in the attack at the Tsukui Yamayuri-En facility for mentally and physically disabled in Sagamihara town, about 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Tokyo. "This is a very heart-wrenching and shocking incident in which many innocent people became victims," Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a regular news conference in Tokyo.


Prozac medicine is seen at a pharmacy in Los Angeles(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co on Tuesday reported better-than-expected quarterly sales, fueled by sales of newer drugs, and predicted average annual revenue growth of at least 5 percent through the end of the decade thanks to its growing roster of medicines. The Indianapolis drugmaker, whose earnings growth resumed last year after three years of tumbling sales caused by competition from generic drugs, said investors can count on annual dividend increases in 2016 and beyond. Revenue rose 9 percent to $5.4 billion in the second quarter, topping Wall Street estimates of $5.15 billion.