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Airport Screenings Miss Roughly Half of Sick Travelers: Study February 27, 2015

Dishonesty among passengers about exposure to diseases biggest barrier to effective checks

In Northeast, Weather Changes May Mean More Ticks, Earlier February 27, 2015

Warming trend could affect the spread of Lyme disease, research suggests

Could Coffee Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis? February 26, 2015

Studies link several cups daily with reduced odds for the disease

Researchers Measure Scope of Muscular Dystrophies That Strike Boys February 20, 2015

Hispanics more likely to develop muscle-weakening disorders, but it's not clear why

Study Compares Drugs for Diabetes-Linked Eye Disease February 18, 2015

Eylea has slight advantage over Avastin, Lucentis for people with macular edema, but cost is an issue

Chronic Illness, Loneliness May Go Hand-in-Hand for Some Elderly February 16, 2015

Don't blame yourself for illness and try to find new ways to socialize, experts suggest

U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests February 11, 2015

Each year, 60,000 more smokers die from causes that have association with smoking, researchers say

Ebola Drug Shows Promise in Monkey Trial February 10, 2015

Experimental medicine targets a key gene in the virus; 75 percent of infected study animals survived

New Name, New Criteria for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? February 10, 2015

U.S.-appointed panel says illness is 'legitimate,' should be called Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease

Panel Asks: What Defines Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? February 09, 2015

Disorder that causes overwhelming exhaustion will receive a long-awaited clinical definition

Lyme Disease More Serious, Costly Than Believed: Study February 06, 2015

Prolonged illness in infected Americans costs up to $1.3 billion a year in treatments, researchers find

Healthy Diet May Be Linked to Lower Risk of Lung Disease February 04, 2015

Consuming less red meat, soda and alcohol tied to lower COPD threat in study

Americans Confused About Cancer Risks February 04, 2015

Survey finds many worry about unproven factors like food additives, and less about exercise and obesity

Arizona Officials Say Nearly 1,000 People May Have Been Exposed to Measles January 29, 2015

Latest infection tally on outbreak that originated in California now stands at 95

Study Underscores Power of Placebo Effect January 28, 2015

Parkinson's patients given fake drugs fared better on 'more expensive' medication

U.S. Measles Outbreak Now Numbers 87 Cases January 28, 2015

Officials say most patients hadn't been vaccinated against the disease

Female Hormone Disorder Linked to Numerous Health Conditions January 27, 2015

Study found women with polycystic ovary syndrome more likely to be hospitalized for variety of reasons

78 People Now Infected in U.S. Measles Outbreak January 26, 2015

Most patients hadn't been vaccinated against the disease, officials say

Viruses May Play Role in Crohn's Disease, Colitis: Study January 23, 2015

More research is needed to define what role they play, researcher says

Antibiotics for Traveler's Diarrhea May Spur Growth of Superbugs: Study January 22, 2015

Researchers recommend caution when using antibiotics to treat digestive ills while abroad

California Measles Outbreak Shows How Quickly Disease Can Resurface in U.S. January 22, 2015

More parents refusing to have their kids vaccinated against highly contagious illness, experts note

Sleep Position Linked to Death Risk for Those With Epilepsy January 21, 2015

Researchers see similarities with sudden infant death syndrome

Too Much Sitting Can Be Deadly -- Even if You Exercise, Review Finds January 19, 2015

Researcher suggests ways to include movement in your day that goes beyond that hour at the gym

Lupus Death Rates Vary by Race, Ethnicity, Study Finds January 15, 2015

Asians, Hispanics most likely to survive the autoimmune disease

Therapists Must Ease Patients' Fear When Treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Study January 14, 2015

Many with condition are afraid exercise will make the condition worse

Spending on Medical Research Falls in U.S. While Growing Globally January 13, 2015

Asia gains ground, America loses opportunities to cure major diseases, study says

Many With Hepatitis C Missing Out on Treatment, Study Finds January 11, 2015

Without proper care, infection can lead to liver failure

Synthetic Oil May Help Patients With Huntington's Disease January 08, 2015

Preliminary research shows improvement in brain response

Ebola, Obamacare Top U.S. Health News for 2014 January 04, 2015

VA hospitals scandal, enterovirus illnesses in kids, surge in e-cigarette use also made headlines this year

Vaccine for Deer Against 'Mad Cow'-Like Illness Shows Promise December 21, 2014

Might be useful for livestock and even people, researchers say

Most States Not Ready to Handle Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Report December 18, 2014

Ebola, mumps, other illnesses suggest public health systems need strengthening, researchers say

Many Americans Still Haven't Gotten a Flu Shot December 11, 2014

Health officials cite reports on the vaccine's potentially limited effectiveness

No Link Seen Between Celiac Disease, Infertility December 09, 2014

Researcher says findings should reassure women with the digestive disorder

Most Would Act if They Had Genetic Risk for Illness: Survey December 08, 2014

Finding shows risks for disease are being treated like actual disease, researcher says

Most Americans Agree With Right-to-Die Movement December 05, 2014

74 percent now believe terminally ill should have choice to end their lives, HealthDay/Harris Poll finds

Every Kiss Begins With 80 Million Germs November 17, 2014

Couples share millions of microbes every second they smooch, researchers report

Gluten Isn't the Only Culprit in Celiac Disease, Study Says November 06, 2014

Other proteins also caused reaction in participants

Better Detection, Diagnosis Major Factors Behind Rise in Autism Cases: Study November 03, 2014

But, reporting changes don't explain the total increase, experts say

Leprosy Still Occurs in U.S., CDC Reports October 30, 2014

Experts estimate about 100 cases a year occur in America

Brain Scans Yield Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome October 30, 2014

Findings might help doctors diagnose the baffling condition

Few U.S. Hospitals Ready to Handle Ebola, Survey Finds October 24, 2014

Many don't have enough staff, training or equipment to control often deadly virus, experts say

Multiple Drug Use Raises Infection Risk for 'Swinging' Couples October 24, 2014

Researchers cite need for safe sex practices

Beware Claims That Activated Charcoal Can Cure Gut Troubles October 23, 2014

Doctors say one man developed colitis after detox treatment, though cause is unclear

Where Ebola Battles Are Won October 22, 2014

Four special U.S. medical centers are first-line treatment choices, but many local hospitals up to the challenge, experts say

Tire Company Sets Standard for Ebola Care in Liberia: CDC October 21, 2014

Firestone efforts to protect employees may have limited spread of disease on rubber tree plantation

Ebola Vaccines May Be Deployed in West Africa by January, Officials Say October 21, 2014

American, Canadian vaccines both in safety trials that should be complete by December

For Ebola, No New Drugs Riding to the Rescue -- for Now October 15, 2014

Intensive supportive care and blood transfusions are best bets, infectious-disease experts say

Obama Considers Tighter Ebola Screening for Travelers From West Africa October 07, 2014

And calls on other nations to do more to help control the deadly epidemic

Ebola Patient in Dallas Hospital Takes Turn for Worse October 06, 2014

CDC chief notes challenge supporting vital functions while patient's immune system fights the virus

Infant's Early Diet Doesn't Change Celiac Disease Risk, Study Finds October 01, 2014

Breast-feeding, waiting to introduce foods with gluten didn't prevent autoimmune disorder

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