Page 1 of 20, 953 articles total

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

Ebola Virus Gets More Lethal as It Spreads, Study Says January 22, 2015

Genetic changes make it more deadly with each additional infection, researchers contend

Ulcer Bacteria Tied to Lower Multiple Sclerosis Risk in Women January 20, 2015

Study suggests infection with H. pylori bug may be somewhat protective

Rare Virus Discovered in Common Tick January 16, 2015

Scientists not yet sure of risk to humans

Hospital Infection Rates Falling, But More Improvement Needed: CDC January 14, 2015

About 1 in every 25 U.S. patients develops an infection while in the hospital, agency says

CDC Lab Worker Has No Sign of Ebola Infection, Agency Says January 13, 2015

Possible exposure occurred at lab last month during research on the dangerous virus

Ebola Epidemic in Liberia Could End by June, Study Predicts January 13, 2015

But aggressive monitoring, adding more hospital beds must continue, researchers say

Vaccination Can Cut Rates of Common Infection in Infants January 13, 2015

Rotavirus triggers potentially dangerous diarrhea, vomiting, experts say

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

Without proper care, infection can lead to liver failure

Bites to the Hand Need Medical Attention, Experts Say January 11, 2015

Review finds injury from man or beast requires treatment to prevent infection

You're Unlikely to Get a Skin Infection From a Spider's Bite, Review Finds January 09, 2015

Expert thinks this common worry may create unnecessary fear of arachnids

Bad Flu Season Continues to Take Toll, Especially Among the Young and Old January 09, 2015

Not too late to get a flu shot, health officials say; antiviral meds strongly recommended

Depo-Provera Linked to Higher HIV Risk, Researchers Find January 09, 2015

Whether 'birth control shot' increases risk or if risk is from less condom use isn't clear, expert says

Oral HPV Infection Lasts Longer in Older Men, Study Finds January 09, 2015

Potentially cancer-causing infection appears to linger in males over 45

Study Suggests Link Between E-Cigarettes, Respiratory Infections January 09, 2015

Goal was to measure devices' impact on children, researchers say

Long-Term Study Finds Measles Vaccines Safe January 07, 2015

Research included more than a half-million vaccine doses in 1- or 2-year-olds

New Antibiotic May Combat Resistant Bacteria January 07, 2015

Teixobactin shows promise in early experiments, researchers say

ICU Infections Among Elderly Tied to Higher Death Rates After Discharge January 06, 2015

Intravenous line infections and ventilator-related pneumonia among most common problems, study says

Researchers Probe Why Colds Are More Likely in Winter January 06, 2015

Animal study suggests body's defense system doesn't seem to work as well at cooler temperatures

Bad Flu Season Getting Worse, CDC Says January 05, 2015

43 states reporting widespread influenza activity and 21 child deaths

Binge Drinking May Weaken Immune System, Study Suggests January 05, 2015

But whether this makes you more vulnerable to colds or flu isn't known

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

FDA Shares Advice to Avoid Colds and Flu January 02, 2015

Influenza virus is spread by sneezing, talking and touching contaminated surfaces

Drug to Treat Serious Infections May Harm Kids' Kidneys, Study Says December 30, 2014

The higher the dose of vancomycin, the greater the risk, researchers found

Flu Now Epidemic in U.S., With 15 Child Deaths Reported December 30, 2014

But it's too early to know if this year's strain is more severe than usual, CDC says

Bats May Have Triggered Ebola Outbreak in West Africa, Study Says December 30, 2014

Researchers rule out larger wildlife as the source of infection

Could Bacteria Play a Role in Colon Cancer? December 19, 2014

Bacterial 'bunches' were prevalent on colon polyps, cancers, study found

CDC Warns of Listeria Danger From Caramel Apples December 19, 2014

Outbreak has sickened 28 people in 10 states; 4 have died and 26 have been hospitalized, agency says

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

Arriving Now at Gate 42: Measles December 18, 2014

CDC report of transmission in U.S. air terminal shows how easily the virus can spread

Scratch From Pet Rat Kills Child; CDC Warns of Risk December 18, 2014

'Rat-bite fever' also sickened 16 others in 2000-2012 in San Diego County alone, report noted

Xtoro Approved for Swimmer's Ear December 18, 2014

Infection's symptoms include pain, swelling and redness

Texas Infant Dies of Legionnaires' Disease After 'Water Birth' December 17, 2014

Though health officials couldn't confirm source of infection, they warn of dangers of practice

Screening Test Finds Drugs That Show Promise Against Ebola December 17, 2014

Researchers uncover 53 potential treatments; all are already FDA approved but need more study for this use

First Newborn Screening Test Approved for Rare Immune Disorder December 16, 2014

Blood test can help identify Severe Combined Immunodeficiency

'Kids' Diseases' Now Hitting Adults December 16, 2014

Doctors explain reasons behind surge in cases of chicken pox, mumps, whooping cough and the like

Ebola Survivors Face Critical Problems December 16, 2014

Programs have been set up to help provide support and new possessions

Guinea Pigs Can Be Source of Serious Strep Infection December 16, 2014

But animal-to-human transmission of this bacteria is rare, researcher says

Male Ebola Survivors Should Use Condoms for at Least 3 Months, Experts Say December 16, 2014

Studies find semen retains deadly virus for up to 91 days

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

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

Insecticide Sprays Don't Offer Extra Protection Against Malaria: Study December 09, 2014

Infection rates among kids in Africa were no better than when using bed nets alone

Public Restrooms No Germier Than Your Home, Study Finds December 05, 2014

But you should still wash your hands, experts caution

California Infants Hit Hard by Whooping Cough Epidemic: Report December 04, 2014

Health care providers urged to recommend vaccine to pregnant women, to protect their babies

Flu Shot May Offer Less Protection This Winter: CDC December 04, 2014

Vaccine not a good match for mutated strains circulating now, officials say

Did Columbus Really Bring Syphilis to Europe? December 03, 2014

Scientists say they found signs of the disease in Croatian skeleton that lived centuries earlier

Officials Designate 35 Ebola Treatment Centers December 02, 2014

'We must prepare for the possibility of additional cases in the United States'

Is HIV Becoming Less Contagious? December 01, 2014

Study from Africa suggests virus is evolving

NAVIGATION WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU! STAY CONNECTED Like Tweet Share Pin it Follow