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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

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

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