ALSO NOTED: AMA unveils 2007 agenda; Interactive videogames help fight obesity; and much more...

> The AMA has unveiled its 2007 advocacy agenda, which focuses on covering the uninsured and reforming the Medicare payment system. Release

> A new study from the Mayo Clinic says making videogames more active could help fight obesity. The report, published in medical journal Pediatrics, shows videogames requiring interaction resulted in triple the energy output that non-interactive games did. Report

> Researchers expect to advance nanoparticle tumor therapies into the clinic this year, hoping to develop a radical new approach to fighting cancer. Report

> New animal research at UC San Francisco indicates that stem cells in the brain can repair physical damage, including the damage done by a stroke. Report

> A team of scientists at the University of California, San Diego say that they've determined that increasing genetic damage can help prevent cancer. Report

And Finally... Despite numerous studies that show that sleep deprivation has been linked cancer, heart disease and weight gain, U.S. doctors tend to dismiss sleep complaints of the elderly. Report