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Mosquito-Borne Virus May Cause Fatal Brain Infection November 25, 2015

Chikungunya outbreak on Reunion Island finds encephalitis more common than previously believed

Chronic Fatigue Therapies Provide Some With Long-Term Relief November 24, 2015

Study shows benefits from certain treatments can last more than two years

Screening Inmates for Hepatitis C Benefits General Community: Study November 23, 2015

Routine testing could prevent transmission, reduce health care costs, researcher says

Coffee Drinkers May Live Longer November 16, 2015

Regular java and decaf were linked to survival benefits in study

Preventive HIV Treatment Shown Effective at Health Clinics November 16, 2015

New research finds just two people out of more than 400 became infected in a year

Doctors Save Life of U.S. Child With Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis November 16, 2015

Case highlights growing threat of strain of the lung disease that doesn't respond to multiple antibiotics

Gene Therapy in Dogs Offers Glimmer of Hope for Fatal Childhood Disorder November 11, 2015

Researchers delayed onset of Batten disease-like symptoms

Kidney Disease Rates Have Stabilized in U.S., Study Finds November 09, 2015

Experts credit improved treatment of 2 leading causes: high blood pressure and diabetes

Scarlet Fever Resurfacing in Some Parts of the World November 05, 2015

Outbreaks of the childhood disease reported in Britain and Asia, study finds

Severe Combat Injuries Linked to Risk of Chronic Diseases November 02, 2015

Diabetes, high blood pressure more common among seriously wounded soldiers, study finds

Too Much TV Linked to Leading Causes of Death October 29, 2015

Study found the more time spent in front of the tube, the greater the risk

Study Refutes Notion That Obese Fare Better Against Chronic Ills October 23, 2015

Prior research suggesting that excess weight may offer protection called flawed

Plague May Have Infected Humans Earlier Than Thought October 22, 2015

DNA evidence suggests deadly germ was around 4,800 years ago

Making Headway Toward Causes of Eczema October 19, 2015

Researchers say they now know of 31 gene variants linked to the skin condition

Nerve Disorder in Horses May Offer Clues to Alzheimer's October 16, 2015

Buildup of amyloid protein in the brain evident in both conditions, study says

Finding Disease Cures Can Take Up to a Century: Analysis September 24, 2015

Researchers looked over data stretching back decades to chart the path to discovery

Though Rare, Some Disabilities Seen Long After Newborn Heart Surgery September 21, 2015

Study authors suggest a lack of oxygen before the procedure may play a role

Racial Differences in Breast Cancer Linked to Genes September 21, 2015

Mutations associated with aggressive tumors are more prevalent among black women, study shows

This Year's Flu Vaccine Should Be Better Match: CDC September 17, 2015

Americans 6 months of age and older encouraged to get vaccinated

E-Pillboxes Improve Medication Adherence, Study Finds September 15, 2015

Text messaging alone was as ineffective as no reminders at all among TB patients

Childhood Abuse Linked to Ulcerative Colitis Later in Life September 11, 2015

But study finds no association with another inflammatory bowel disease

Obamacare Likely to Spur Rise in Chronic Disease Diagnoses: Study September 09, 2015

More with insurance may lead to better treatment of high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes

Researchers Explore Memory Problems Related to Parkinson's September 04, 2015

Brain scans revealed changes in white and gray matter

West Nile Virus Most Common Mosquito-Borne Illness in U.S. September 03, 2015

Cases aren't increasing, but persistent, infectious-disease expert says

New Hope for Rare 'Stone Man' Disease, Where Flesh Turns to Bone September 02, 2015

'Extraordinary finding' comes from research with mice, expert says

Cutting Calories May Help You Fend Off Age-Linked Disease: Study September 01, 2015

Smaller portions could lower risk of heart disease, diabetes, even in low-risk people

Many Teens With Chronic Illnesses Use Alcohol, Pot August 31, 2015

Four out of 10 high schoolers with medical conditions used one or both in past year, study found

Despite Pockets of Resistance, Most U.S. Kids Getting Vaccinated August 27, 2015

Health officials call the finding heartening, but worry about lingering opposition to inoculations

Gains in Life Spans Seen Around the Globe August 27, 2015

Data from 188 countries show average life expectancy is now about 71 years

Start of School Year Calls for Vaccine Check August 21, 2015

Experts outline which ones are recommended at what ages

Poorly Maintained Plumbing Often Leads to Legionnaires' Disease, CDC Says August 13, 2015

Culprits can include cooling towers, hot tubs, decorative fountains

Lyme Disease in U.S. Is Under-Reported, CDC Says August 12, 2015

About 329,000 cases actually occur each year

Insured Americans Up to 3 Times Likelier to Get Preventive Care: CDC July 16, 2015

Type of coverage doesn't matter, researchers say

Human Brain Has Nearly Ideal Network of Connections, Research Shows July 15, 2015

Findings may help identify the causes of brain diseases, new treatments for them

Formaldehyde in Embalming Fluid May Raise ALS Risk for Funeral Directors July 14, 2015

Previous animal research has shown link between chemical and fatal neurological disease

Surgery May Beat Drugs for Ulcerative Colitis: Study July 13, 2015

Patients 50 and up with advanced disease benefited the most

Celiac Disease in Family May Up Your Risk for Related Disorders July 10, 2015

Close relatives, including spouses, had higher odds for type 1 diabetes, lupus, sarcoidosis, study finds

Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC July 09, 2015

The foods help lower risk of illnesses such as obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes, expert says

Experimental Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise July 08, 2015

Guselkumab appears more effective than standard treatment, researchers report

Chronic Ills May Add Up to a Shortened Life Span July 07, 2015

Study finds combination of diabetes, heart disease and stroke can cut up to 15 years of life expectancy

Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes Spreading to New Regions July 06, 2015

Scientists track carriers of dengue and chikungunya infection

Drug Offers Hope Against Disease Where Sunlight Causes Pain July 02, 2015

Implanted pellet allows people with rare genetic condition to venture into daylight

Ebola Linked to Rise in Malaria Deaths in Guinea June 24, 2015

West Africans were avoiding clinics for fear of catching the deadly virus, study finds

Poor Health as Teen, Poor Job Prospects Later, Study Suggests June 22, 2015

Chronic mental or physical problems were tied to worse education, employment goals in adult life

As Mosquito-Borne Illnesses Threaten U.S., Less Money Spent Fighting Them June 11, 2015

Study shows funding has dropped 61 percent since 2004

Another Tick-Borne Illness Documented in Northeast June 08, 2015

Recurring fever is hallmark for this little-known infection, study says

Study Shows Arthritis' Toll on Work, Social Life June 04, 2015

Joint disease plus other chronic health conditions may keep up to one-third affected out of workplace

Could Type 2 Diabetes Shield Against ALS? June 01, 2015

Study suggests a potential link, but researchers can't explain it

Women, Poor, Uninsured Face Higher Risk of Psychological Distress: CDC May 28, 2015

Better access to mental health care is needed, expert says

Gene Testing Can Be Flawed, Study Finds May 27, 2015

Labs interpret findings differently, perhaps leading to inappropriate 'treatment'