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Chronic Medical Conditions Can Shorten Seniors' Lives: Study July 28, 2014

Preventing older people from developing additional illnesses may boost life expectancy, researcher says

Inflammatory Muscle Disorder May Raise Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke July 28, 2014

Patients with polymyalgia rheumatica may be more likely to develop vascular disease, study shows

Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children July 28, 2014

And teens, college students should make sure their vaccines are up to date, says Academy of Pediatrics

Culling Deer Herd Curbs Lyme Disease, Study Says July 11, 2014

Hunting program in Connecticut led to fewer cases of tick-borne illness

Researchers Assess New Way to Boost Polio Immunity July 11, 2014

Giving kids an extra, inactivated dose might speed up eradication efforts, study says

Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study July 09, 2014

Letrozole improves pregnancy rates in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, researcher says

New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials July 09, 2014

Secukinumab appears more effective than current popular treatment, study says

Obesity May Raise Risk of COPD July 07, 2014

Study found those with largest waist sizes more likely to develop lung disease

Guard Your Kids Against Bug Bites This Summer July 06, 2014

Mosquitoes, ticks and fleas transmit diseases, so reach for insect repellant before sending them outdoors

Less Toxic Transplant Treatment Offers Hope for Sickle Cell Patients July 01, 2014

Technique avoids ill effects related to long-term use of anti-rejection drugs, study says

Your Stomach Bug May Well Be Norovirus June 27, 2014

Nearly 20 percent of gastroenteritis cases stem from the 'cruise-ship virus,' study finds

Gluten-Free Diet May Lift the 'Fog' of Celiac Patients, Study Says June 27, 2014

Scores on attention, memory tests improved after one year

Persistent Cough in Kids Can Often Be Whooping Cough June 25, 2014

In British study, 1 in 5 cases of chronic hacking turned out to be the respiratory ailment

Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Virus May Be Headed for U.S. June 20, 2014

So far, cases of the painful illness have been imported, but that may not last for long, experts say

Hairless Man Now Hairy, Thanks to Arthritis Drug June 20, 2014

Finding points to possible treatment for condition called alopecia universalis

Poorly Understood Disorder Disables Many Younger Women June 17, 2014

Postural tachycardia syndrome has no consistent treatment, expert says

Measles Journey Highlights Risk to Unvaccinated Kids June 09, 2014

Minnesota outbreak began with a toddler traveling overseas, study says

Camels Confirmed as Source of Human MERS Infection June 04, 2014

The animals are the Typhoid Mary of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, infectious disease expert says

Obama Moves to Cut Power Plant Emissions June 02, 2014

Reducing carbon pollution would boost health, backers say; GOP lawmakers, some business leaders skeptical of plan

Health Tip: Coping With Chronic Illness May 30, 2014

Try to eliminate one unhealthy practice

CDC: 3rd Suspected MERS Case Was False Alarm May 28, 2014

Thorough blood tests found no sign of infection in Illinois man, agency says

Brain Changes May Accompany Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis in Kids May 23, 2014

Complication called ketoacidosis can affect memory, thinking for six months, reports study

Ultrasound Trumps CT Scan for Diagnosing Kidney Stones in Study May 21, 2014

Researchers cite lower cost, less radiation

Diet Tied to Better Breathing in COPD Patients May 21, 2014

Study suggests healthy eating might help improve lung function

FDA OKs New Drug for Hard-to-Treat Colitis and Crohn's May 21, 2014

Injections of Entyvio may help when standard therapy for the digestive disorders has failed

Delaying Measles-Related Vaccines May Raise Seizure Risk: Study May 19, 2014

Researchers say findings emphasize importance of following timing guidelines

Florida MERS Patient Released From Hospital May 19, 2014

He's a 44-year-old health care worker from Saudi Arabia, the epicenter of the MERS outbreak

2 Drugs Offer Hope for Fatal Lung Disease May 19, 2014

Doctors have had little to offer patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Third U.S. Man Tests Positive for MERS Virus, CDC Reports May 19, 2014

He was business associate of health care worker diagnosed with the first U.S. case, but shows no signs of illness

New Drug for Chagas Disease Disappoints in 1st Human Trial May 16, 2014

Older medication bested posaconazole, but combination of both might work well, study says

MERS Not Yet a Public Health Emergency: WHO May 14, 2014

U.N. agency says the virus, concentrated in the Middle East, doesn't seem to spread easily among people

2 Florida Hospital Workers Who Treated MERS Patient Fall Ill May 13, 2014

Testing for the potentially fatal respiratory infection is underway, officials say

2nd MERS Case Identified in U.S. May 12, 2014

Like first patient, this patient had been health care worker in Saudi Arabia, epicenter of outbreak

CDC Targets 5 Parasitic Infections May 08, 2014

Neglected but treatable infections impact millions of Americans unknowingly, agency notes

1st U.S. MERS Patient May Be Released From Hospital Soon May 05, 2014

He had recently been in Saudi Arabia, epicenter of outbreak that has sickened 400 people and killed more than 100

1st U.S. MERS Patient Improving, Officials Say May 05, 2014

He had recently been in Saudi Arabia, epicenter of outbreak that has sickened 400 people and killed 93

1st MERS Case Reported in U.S. May 02, 2014

Patient had recently been in Saudi Arabia, epicenter of outbreak that has sickened 400 people and killed 93, CDC says

Skin Cells of Infertile Men Turned Into Sperm 'Precursors' in Mouse Study May 01, 2014

But whether this approach would work in humans is still unknown

Caring for Severely Ill Kids May Have Silver Lining April 29, 2014

Many parent caregivers show signs of 'post-traumatic growth,' study says

Medical Marijuana May Ease Some MS Symptoms, Study Concludes April 28, 2014

Finding applies only to pot in pill or spray form, neurologists say

Genetic Code of Tsetse Fly May Help Fight Sleeping Sickness April 24, 2014

Scientists spent a decade sequencing its genome, and hope to find new targets for pest control

Eye 'Training' May Help Restore Some Vision Lost to Glaucoma April 22, 2014

Gains seen after 3 months using experimental computer program, study says

Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health April 15, 2014

Osteoporosis rates rose among people with breathing disorder, study found

Lab-Grown Vaginas, Noses Herald New Options for Patients April 11, 2014

Regenerative surgery takes a leap forward, two studies show

Irregular Periods May Be Risk Factor for Ovarian Cancer, Study Suggests April 09, 2014

Preliminary finding might eventually offer clue to which women would benefit from early screening

Chronically Ill Americans May Skip Meds to Afford Food March 21, 2014

Study finds that people with health issues who don't qualify for assistance often must choose either 'treat or eat'

Tuberculosis in U.S. Hits Record Low: CDC March 20, 2014

Improved screening of immigrants contributes to decline

No-Fridge Nasal Vaccines on the Horizon March 19, 2014

Tests in mice look promising for people in remote regions, researcher says

Coordinated Care Helps Elderly With Chronic Diseases March 17, 2014

Odds of complications, hospital admissions lower when patients see fewer doctors, says study

More Evidence Environmental Exposures Contribute to Autism March 13, 2014

Where birth defects increased, so did diagnoses of the developmental disorder, study showed