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Cold Sore Virus Active Without Symptoms, Study Finds July 31, 2014

Research reveals ongoing struggle in the cells of infected people

Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar July 14, 2014

Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

Saliva Test Might Someday Replace Needle Prick for Diabetics July 11, 2014

But device is still a long way from use by people

Stem Cells May Ease Urinary Incontinence, Study Says July 11, 2014

Treatment looked promising in small trial

Mississippi Girl Thought Cured of HIV Shows Signs of Infection July 11, 2014

After more than two years of no drug therapy, she's back on medication; development disappoints doctors, researchers

Like Humans, Chimps' Smarts May Rely on Genes July 10, 2014

DNA seems more important than upbringing or gender when it comes to intelligence, study found

New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials July 10, 2014

Dupilumab eased severity of itching, lesions for those suffering chronic cases of skin disease

Researchers Say They've Found New Clues to Autism July 09, 2014

Gene mutation appears linked to subtype of disorder

Scientists Identify Remains of Largest Bird Ever Found on Planet July 07, 2014

Pelagornis sandersi had wingspan of almost 24 feet, lived after dinosaurs and before man

Researchers Discover How 'Magic Mushrooms' Affect the Brain July 03, 2014

MRIs showed brain activity that mirrored what's seen in a dream-like state

Scientists Use Stem Cells to Grow Human Corneas in Mice July 02, 2014

New method of gathering rare limbal stem cells may help those with vision damage, researchers say

New Inhaled Drug Shows Promise Against Asthma, Allergies July 02, 2014

Quilizumab quells production of protein that triggers reaction to allergens, researchers report

Liver Cancer Drug Fails to Live Up to Early Promise July 01, 2014

Everolimus didn't improve survival for people with advanced liver disease, study finds

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

Gut Cells May Be Coaxed to Make Insulin for People With Type 1 Diabetes June 30, 2014

Early study in mouse and human cells shows promise, but more research is needed

Mouse Study Supports Notion of 'Tanning Addiction' June 19, 2014

'Feel-good' hormones respond to daily UV light exposure, researchers find

Rare Gene Mutations May Help Shield the Heart June 18, 2014

Finding could pave way for new preventive drugs, researchers say

Popular Crohn's, Colitis Drugs Not Linked to Short-Term Cancer Risk: Study June 18, 2014

After nearly 4 years of follow-up, people taking the drugs were no more likely to develop cancer

FDA Panel Backs Appetite-Curbing Implant for Severely Obese June 18, 2014

Agency committee says nerve-stimulating device may offer more benefits than risks

Scientists Explore How Fecal Transplant Eases Tough Infection June 17, 2014

Goal is an easier delivery method for treating C. difficile

Study Sheds Light on How Immune System Works in Infants June 17, 2014

Finding could lead to vaccines that would better protect babies from diseases, researchers say

Scientists Reverse Type 1 Diabetes in Mice June 16, 2014

Finding might lead one day to new ways to treat humans with blood sugar disease, researchers say

Gut Bacteria in Young Diabetic Kids Show Differences June 13, 2014

Findings suggest diet might someday play preventive role, researchers say

Paralyzed Person to Kick Off World Cup June 12, 2014

Robotic 'suit' with artificial skin will put person's intention to kick the ball into motion, researchers explain

Red Meat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests June 11, 2014

Eating more fish, nuts, poultry may help, but findings don't prove cause-and-effect

Human Stem Cells Used to Create Light-Sensitive Eye Cells June 10, 2014

Researchers hope findings could eventually lead to eye-cell transplants that could stop or reverse blindness

New Drug May Treat Constipation Caused by Strong Painkillers June 09, 2014

Trials showed naloxegol improved bowel movements in patients taking narcotics for chronic conditions

Did Violence Shape Evolution of the Human Face? June 09, 2014

New research suggests that hands became big enough to form fists at same time as facial structure changed

Camels Confirmed as Source of Human MERS Infection June 04, 2014

The animals are the Typhoid Mary of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, infectious disease expert says

Study Links Pot Use With Poor Sleep June 04, 2014

It's possible that insomnia leads some people to turn to marijuana, study authors say

Anti-Alzheimer's Drug Shows Promise in Mice Study June 03, 2014

Researchers hope to prevent disease onset by starting treatment in middle age

Immune-Based Treatment May Fight Advanced Cervical Cancer June 02, 2014

Therapy shows promise in small trial, but side effects were often severe

Melanoma Drug Trials Show Significant Promise June 02, 2014

By targeting immune system, new treatments extend average survival

Pair of Pills Shows Promise for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer June 02, 2014

Preliminary findings suggest this experimental treatment might slow disease

Experimental Drug May Extend Lung Cancer Survival, Study Suggests June 02, 2014

But experts debate significance of this expensive treatment

Scientists See Environmental Changes to Genes in Kids With Autism May 29, 2014

Double whammy of mutated genes and environmental genetic changes may make disorder more severe

Animal Trials Show Promise for Treating Eye Cancer May 29, 2014

Researchers target genetic mutations common among uveal melanoma patients

Researchers Find Gene Behind Albino Dobermans May 27, 2014

Changes in same gene cause a form of albinism in people, too

Researchers Explore New Target for Malaria Vaccine May 22, 2014

Approach shows promise in mice but more study needed before human trials can begin, experts say

Mouse Study Raises Possibility of New Treatment for Diabetes May 21, 2014

Molecule helped insulin last longer, lower blood sugar levels more efficiently, researchers report

Mouse Study Hints at How Mediterranean Diet Protects the Heart May 19, 2014

Researchers find unsaturated fats, vegetables combine to lower blood pressure

Existing Drugs May Work Against MERS, Studies Suggest May 19, 2014

Findings could speed access to treatment for patients who can't wait for new drugs to be developed

Windshield Washer Fluid May Be Source of Legionnaires' Disease May 19, 2014

Study finds the potentially dangerous bacteria can exist for up to 14 months in the product

Dogs May Help Spot Human Prostate Cancers, Study Finds May 19, 2014

With training, 2 dogs smelled urine samples and detected tumors with nearly 100 percent accuracy

Could a Blood Test Predict Breast Cancer's Return? May 15, 2014

Study suggests routine sample might provide information critical to treatment

Scientists Get Closer to the Stem Cells That May Drive Cancers May 15, 2014

Researchers say a rare and unique tumor cell appears to help a form of blood cancer mutate and spread

Could Certain Antidepressants Slow Alzheimer's? May 14, 2014

Early study suggests Celexa, and other drugs in its class, might help, but many questions remain

New Drug May Help Lower 'Bad' Cholesterol Beyond Statins May 13, 2014

Injectable therapy shows promise in global trial but more study needed, researchers say

Osteoporosis Drugs' Long-Term Use Needs More Research: FDA May 13, 2014

Review of bisphosphonates finds they work but optimum time for use remains unclear

Lung Cancer Not on Many Women's Radar: Survey May 13, 2014

Although lung cancer is biggest cancer killer, women believe breast cancer is a bigger concern