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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'

Smoking Rates Continue to Drop in Many States: CDC May 21, 2015

But some people are using alternative tobacco products in addition to cigarettes

At-Home Walks Help Those With Clogged Leg Arteries Stay Mobile May 20, 2015

In study, people with peripheral artery disease benefited from organized exercise program

Probiotic Supplements May Contain Traces of Gluten May 15, 2015

Finding could be a problem for people with celiac disease who take these products

Study Links Celiac Disease to Nerve Damage May 11, 2015

Researchers suggest screening people with gluten sensitivity

Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Rare Immune Disorder April 22, 2015

People with Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome rarely live beyond their 20s, 30s

Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their Bodies April 17, 2015

Finding suggests that 'Western' lifestyle may be driving diseases like asthma, diabetes, obesity

18th Century Mummies Reveal How TB Spread Through Europe April 08, 2015

Samples from bodies uncovered 14 different strains during height of disease

Clues to 'Brain Fog' in Chronic Fatigue Patients Found in Spinal Fluid March 31, 2015

Study reveals evidence that it's 'not made up,' researcher says

Kitchen Towels Can Make You Sick March 26, 2015

Researchers find cellphones a potential source of cross-contamination, too

'Ground Zero' Workers at Risk of Autoimmune Diseases: Study March 19, 2015

Prolonged exposure linked to rheumatoid arthritis, lupus

American With Ebola Now in Critical Condition March 16, 2015

CDC monitoring other health care workers who may have had contact with the patient

Other Americans in Sierra Leone May Have Been Exposed to New U.S. Ebola Patient: CDC March 13, 2015

Agency said it is monitoring health workers, making contingency plans to fly them home

More Americans Support Vaccines: <i>HealthDay/Harris Poll</i> March 12, 2015

Measles outbreak likely driving the trend, experts say, but critics of the shots remain

6 in 10 Americans Interested in Genetic Testing, Survey Finds March 11, 2015

But researchers wonder if everyone is adept at accurately interpreting test results

Divorce May Be More Likely When Wives Get Sick March 05, 2015

Women might be more comfortable as caregivers than men, researcher suggests

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

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

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

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

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

Americans Confused About Cancer Risks February 04, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

Study Underscores Power of Placebo Effect January 28, 2015

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

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

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