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Effective Ebola Vaccine May Be Here: Health Officials July 31, 2015

Initial trials in Guinea show 100 percent effectiveness, larger trials are planned, WHO says

Foreign Fungus Threatens U.S. Salamanders: Study July 30, 2015

Researchers warn a ban is necessary to keep infection from entering United States

In Rare Cases, Infection May Be at Root of Back Pain July 30, 2015

New guidelines alert doctors to this possibility

Certain Antibiotics Linked to Hearing Loss, Mouse Study Finds July 29, 2015

Inflammation caused by the infection that's being treated may make ear damage more likely

Doctors Perform First Double Hand Transplant in a Child July 28, 2015

Boy, 8, lost limbs because of severe infection

Climate Change May Be Pushing 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba to Northern Lakes July 24, 2015

Deadly organism prefers warmer waters, expert says

Scientists Test Universal Flu Vaccine in Mice July 21, 2015

If finding bears out in humans, new vaccines might not have to be developed every year

Doctors May Play Big Role in Antibiotic Overuse: Study July 20, 2015

Research based on VA data found many docs wrote prescriptions even if the drug might be useless

Antibiotics Myths Still Common Among Parents July 20, 2015

Those with Medicaid insurance tend to know less about the drugs, study finds

Beach Sand, Not Water, More Likely to Make You Sick July 17, 2015

Study finds bacteria from wastewater can linger much longer in the sand than in the sea

Viruses, Not Bacteria, Reponsible for Many Pneumonia Cases: Study July 15, 2015

But cause of most cases is never identified, CDC reports

Inhalable Ebola Vaccine Works in Monkeys July 13, 2015

Study finds easier immunization method protects animals against severe illness and death

Extreme Weather May Raise Risk of Salmonella Infection, Study Says July 10, 2015

Germ causes about 1.2 million cases of severe 'stomach flu' in the U.S. each year

Cholera Vaccine Helps Prevent Serious Illness July 09, 2015

Study finds immunizing pill is effective and cheap -- about $4 for two doses

Exotic Squirrels Transmit Deadly Virus to Breeders in Germany, Study Finds July 08, 2015

But the infection is unlikely to spread widely or from person-to-person, expert says

Health Tip: Take Care of Your Pierced Ears July 08, 2015

Take steps to prevent infection

More Parents See Benefits of Vaccines, Poll Finds July 07, 2015

Reports on outbreaks of measles, whooping cough in past year may have shifted opinions, pediatrician says

Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes Spreading to New Regions July 06, 2015

Scientists track carriers of dengue and chikungunya infection

Watch Out for Disease-Carrying Insects This Summer July 05, 2015

Expert recommends being aware of surroundings, checking for ticks after being outdoors

Many U.S. AIDS Patients Still Die When 'Opportunistic' Infections Strike July 01, 2015

Study of San Francisco data for 1997-2012 shows 35 percent death rate over 5 years for these patients

Most U.S. Hepatitis C Infections May Be Missed: Study June 30, 2015

In one state, only one from 183 diagnosed cases met reporting criteria for CDC

Did One Gene Mutation Launch the Black Death? June 30, 2015

Scientists find single change in the plague bacterium's DNA may have changed the course of history

New Rapid Ebola Test Shows Promise in African Clinics June 26, 2015

Researchers say speedy detection would dramatically improve containment efforts

Deadly Fungus Killing U.S. Snakes Similar to That Seen in Bats June 25, 2015

Infection causes skin and tissue damage that is 100 percent fatal, scientists say

Sequence of Shots May Lead to Effective HIV Vaccine, Mouse Study Finds June 25, 2015

Series of immunizations might encourage HIV-fighting antibodies

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

Tick Infection Epidemic Among American Indian Tribes in Arizona: CDC June 19, 2015

Rocky Mountain spotted fever reponsible for $13 million in losses, study says

Extreme Exercising Can Lead to Blood Poisoning, Study Reveals June 19, 2015

Expert says gradual training can help prevent problems

Climate Change Won't Lower Number of Winter Deaths, Study Claims June 19, 2015

Most fatalities stem from flu and respiratory illnesses, researchers find

Vaccinate Puppies Against Parvovirus Before They Meet Other Dogs June 18, 2015

Highly contagious virus can cause serious illness, even death, expert warns

Gene Mapping Yields Clues to Recent Ebola Outbreak June 18, 2015

Cross-border movement in West Africa was less than anticipated, research shows

Pregnancy May Conceal Ebola June 17, 2015

Suppressed immune response might delay symptoms, experts say

Health Assistance to Developing Countries Up Since 1990: Study June 16, 2015

But, rise in funding has stagnated since 2010, researchers add

Doctors Worry About Return of Vaccine-Preventable Ills in Kids June 12, 2015

When immunization rates go down, 'herd' immunity also declines, experts note

As Mosquito-Borne Illnesses Threaten U.S., Less Money Spent Fighting Them June 11, 2015

Study shows funding has dropped 61 percent since 2004

Doctors Can Cut Back on Antibiotics After Abdominal Surgery: Study June 11, 2015

Researchers found 4 days of the drugs equally effective as 8 days

U.S. Health Officials Search for Those Exposed to Drug-Resistant TB June 09, 2015

Patient spent seven weeks in country, traveled to three states before diagnosis

Widespread Vaccination Fights Serious Stomach Infection in Kids: CDC June 09, 2015

Rates of hospitalization with gastroenteritis have tumbled since rotavirus shot launched in 2006

Leaky Pipes May Mean Tainted Tap Water: Study June 08, 2015

Research by British engineers refutes notion that water pressure is enough to keep contaminants out

College Kids Don't Understand the HPV Threat June 05, 2015

Survey found more than half didn't get vaccinated, and many were unaware of their risk for infection

Blood Test Could Reveal Your Viral History June 04, 2015

Study authors view new technology as a promising research tool

Sharing a Bathroom With Many Others? Your Toothbrush Likely Has 'Fecal Matter' June 04, 2015

Study in a college dorm finds 60 percent of toothbrushes were contaminated

Many Skin Bacteria Are Dead or Inactive, Study Finds June 03, 2015

Researchers suspect cells may be trying to evade immune system detection

Recent Hospitalization Might Raise Blood Infection Risk, Study Says June 03, 2015

Antibiotic treatments may upset body's natural bacteria balance, experts believe

Anti-Vaccine Parents Cluster in Rich, White Areas June 03, 2015

California research also shows high rates of medical exemptions in the same schools

Contact Lens Wearers May Have Different Eye Bacteria: Study June 01, 2015

Finding may explain why they're more prone to infection

150 People May Have Had Contact With Lassa Fever Victim: CDC May 29, 2015

But most at little risk of infection from the potentially fatal disease that's rare in U.S.

Global Trial Finds HIV Drugs Should Be Taken Right After Diagnosis May 28, 2015

Those who started medications early fared better than those who waited until immune systems weakened

Potential Ebola Drug Target Identified in Mouse Study May 26, 2015

Researchers zero in on a key protein involved in infection

U.S. Traveler Returning From Liberia Dies of Lassa Fever: CDC May 26, 2015

Only sixth known case in United States since 1969, but virus is much less deadly than Ebola

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