Top stories in health and medicine this morning, May 9, 2012

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1. Study Links Late Depression, Risk of Dementia. Depression that strikes for the first time in later life may be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease.

2. Outcomes Worse for Inhospital Stent Thrombosis. Among patients who underwent primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for an ST-segment elevation MI (STEMI), outcomes were worse if stent thrombosis occurred in rather than out of the hospital.

3. Program May Hold Promise for Teen Weight Control. A school-based anti-obesity program for adolescent girls from low-income communities cut down the time they spent glued to the TV or computer screen.

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