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Measles Outbreak May Have Swayed Some Parents on VaccinesFebruary 08, 2016

Moms and dads who were well-informed on Disneyland cases were more confident about shots in survey

Preventable Ills Cause Nearly 8 Million Childhood Deaths GloballyJanuary 25, 2016

Diarrhea, respiratory infections are top killers, research shows

Study Questions Use of Physical Therapy for Early Parkinson'sJanuary 19, 2016

Future research should investigate more intensive programs, researchers say

Lyme-Causing Ticks Expand Their Range in U.S.January 18, 2016

Residents in nearly half of all counties now at risk, CDC says

High Uric-Acid Levels, Lower Risk of Parkinson's?January 13, 2016

Link found only in men, researchers say

College Football Player's Autopsy May Offer Clues to Brain TraumaJanuary 04, 2016

Early death of Michael Keck provides researchers rare window to study chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Researchers ID Areas of Western U.S. With Risk of PlagueDecember 31, 2015

Regions in California, Colorado and New Mexico most affected, study reports

Wearable Devices Aim to Monitor Epileptic SeizuresDecember 08, 2015

Three different approaches in development

E-Cigarettes May Contain Chemicals Linked to Lung DiseaseDecember 08, 2015

Flavoring compounds have been tied to a serious illness known as 'popcorn lung'

Gene Therapy Shows Early Potential for Rare Immune System DisorderDecember 07, 2015

Without treatment, X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency leads to life-threatening infections

Hawaii Facing Rise in Dengue Fever CasesDecember 03, 2015

122 cases of the extremely painful, but rarely fatal, disease have been reported since mid-September

Ebola Blood Level May Predict Odds of Death, Study SaysDecember 01, 2015

Scientists hope findings will point toward more effective treatments

Mosquito-Borne Virus May Cause Fatal Brain InfectionNovember 25, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

Coffee Drinkers May Live LongerNovember 16, 2015

Regular java and decaf were linked to survival benefits in study

Preventive HIV Treatment Shown Effective at Health ClinicsNovember 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 TuberculosisNovember 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 DisorderNovember 11, 2015

Researchers delayed onset of Batten disease-like symptoms

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

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

Scarlet Fever Resurfacing in Some Parts of the WorldNovember 05, 2015

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

Severe Combat Injuries Linked to Risk of Chronic DiseasesNovember 02, 2015

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

Too Much TV Linked to Leading Causes of DeathOctober 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 IllsOctober 23, 2015

Prior research suggesting that excess weight may offer protection called flawed

Plague May Have Infected Humans Earlier Than ThoughtOctober 22, 2015

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

Making Headway Toward Causes of EczemaOctober 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'sOctober 16, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

Racial Differences in Breast Cancer Linked to GenesSeptember 21, 2015

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

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

Americans 6 months of age and older encouraged to get vaccinated

E-Pillboxes Improve Medication Adherence, Study FindsSeptember 15, 2015

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

Childhood Abuse Linked to Ulcerative Colitis Later in LifeSeptember 11, 2015

But study finds no association with another inflammatory bowel disease

Obamacare Likely to Spur Rise in Chronic Disease Diagnoses: StudySeptember 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'sSeptember 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 BoneSeptember 02, 2015

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

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

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

Many Teens With Chronic Illnesses Use Alcohol, PotAugust 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 VaccinatedAugust 27, 2015

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

Gains in Life Spans Seen Around the GlobeAugust 27, 2015

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

Start of School Year Calls for Vaccine CheckAugust 21, 2015

Experts outline which ones are recommended at what ages

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

Culprits can include cooling towers, hot tubs, decorative fountains

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

About 329,000 cases actually occur each year

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

Type of coverage doesn't matter, researchers say

Human Brain Has Nearly Ideal Network of Connections, Research ShowsJuly 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 DirectorsJuly 14, 2015

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

Surgery May Beat Drugs for Ulcerative Colitis: StudyJuly 13, 2015

Patients 50 and up with advanced disease benefited the most

Celiac Disease in Family May Up Your Risk for Related DisordersJuly 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: CDCJuly 09, 2015

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