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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

Stress Might Be Even More Unhealthy for the Obese September 26, 2014

Repeated exposure tied to escalation of inflammatory protein levels, but only in overweight people, study finds

A Good Night's Sleep May Mean a Good Day's Work September 14, 2014

Too much, too little slumber linked to raised number of sick days, researchers say

Osteoporosis Drugs Work, But Review Finds No Clear Winner September 08, 2014

Risk of 'atypical' fractures is rare, researchers say

Could Too Much Salt Harm MS Patients? August 29, 2014

Researchers find a link but say it's too soon to recommend reducing sodium intake

Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC August 28, 2014

But booster shots and second doses lag for 2-year-olds, report finds

Your Family's Germs May Move With You August 28, 2014

Study found that bacteria followed people into their new home

Playing Video Game May Boost MS Patients' Balance: Study August 26, 2014

Research suggests regular use of Wii accessory might rewire the brain

Both U.S. Health-Care Workers Infected With Ebola Released From Hospital August 21, 2014

Though still weak, they're expected to continue to recover and pose no risk to the public, doctors say

Seals, Sea Lions Helped Global Spread of TB, Study Finds August 20, 2014

Research on origins of tuberculosis may shed light on how other viruses are transmitted between species

Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report August 19, 2014

Headache, seizures often lead doctors down the wrong path

WHO Urges Screening of Travelers to Contain Ebola Outbreak August 18, 2014

Officials stress that transmission of virus requires direct contact with infected person

Full Recovery Possible for 2 U.S. Ebola Patients August 15, 2014

Dr. Kent Brantly, Nancy Writebol will likely gain immunity against the virus, experts say

Researchers Unlock Clues to How Ebola Disarms Immune System August 13, 2014

Findings might aid treatment efforts

Classroom Hand Sanitizers Don't Curb Absences, Study Finds August 12, 2014

Students taught hand hygiene had similar number of sick days

WHO Experts Give Nod to Using Untested Ebola Drugs August 12, 2014

Move would be justified in 'particular circumstances' of current outbreak, ethicists say

Women, Blacks Hit Harder by Heart Disease Risk Factors August 11, 2014

High blood pressure, diabetes play the biggest roles, new research reports

Lupus Patients Face High Rehospitalization Rates August 11, 2014

Drugs that suppress the immune system make it harder to fight infection, study says

Ethicists Grapple With Tough Questions Over Release of Ebola Drugs August 11, 2014

As West African crisis gathers momentum, pressure is on to bring untested medicine to desperate patients

Early Stem Cell Transplant Vital in 'Bubble Boy' Disease July 30, 2014

Study found that doing so in first few months of life improved survival odds

Fruits, Veggies May Have Their Limits in Boosting Lifespan July 30, 2014

Study shows a benefit, but that tapers off after 5 servings per day

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

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