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Stem Cell Transplants May Help Some With Multiple Sclerosis February 20, 2017

Review found younger patients fared better over 5 years, though some deaths reported

Imaging Study Confirms Brain Differences in People With ADHD February 16, 2017

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity should be considered a brain disorder, researchers say

Is It Parkinson's or Something Else? Blood Test Might Tell February 08, 2017

But new technique needs more study, researchers say

A Plug Instead of a Snip for Male Birth Control? February 07, 2017

Monkey study shows injected gel may one day be alternative to traditional vasectomy

Eye-Opening Research on Astronauts' Vision Problems February 03, 2017

Zero-gravity conditions prevent normal pressure variations around the brain, researchers say

Breast Density May Be Leading Indicator of Cancer Risk February 02, 2017

Study suggests it outweighs obesity and family history, but oncologists say more research is needed

Astronaut Twins Give Clues to Health Hazards of Spaceflight February 02, 2017

NASA researchers compare biological differences between Scott and Mark Kelly

Can Air Pollution Heighten Alzheimer's Risk? February 01, 2017

Fine particles from power plants and cars may be to blame for about 20 percent of cases, study suggests

Brain Scans Let 'Locked-In' ALS Patients Communicate January 31, 2017

Correct responses were provided to more than 70 percent of yes-or-no questions, researchers say

Study Suggests Newer Cholesterol Drugs Are Safe January 30, 2017

Whether taking them results in fewer heart attacks and strokes isn't yet known, researcher says

Scientists Create Part-Human, Part-Pig Embryo January 26, 2017

One goal of this stem cell research is to create organs for transplant

Unlocking the Secrets of the Love Hormone Kisspeptin January 24, 2017

Injections of the substance might boost sexual and romantic feelings, researchers say

Genital Herpes Vaccine Shows Promise in Animal Trials January 19, 2017

Two-pronged approach tested on lab monkeys, guinea pigs

Soft Robotic Sleeve Shows Promise for Failing Hearts January 18, 2017

But device has only been tested in pigs, so far

Monkey Study Boosts Theory That Fewer Calories Can Extend Life January 17, 2017

But calorie restriction should start at older ages, researchers say

U.S. Report Cites the Good and Bad on Marijuana January 12, 2017

Pot shown to help chronic pain, chemo-related nausea and muscle spasms in multiple sclerosis, but researchers cite risks, too

Can Teeth Repair Themselves Without Fillings? January 09, 2017

Animal experiments suggest damaged choppers can be stimulated to fix cavities

Study Links Stuttering to Less Blood Flow in Brain January 06, 2017

The more regions affected, the more severe the disorder, researchers suggest

Study Casts Doubt on Long-Used Morning Sickness Drug January 05, 2017

But some doctors don't think pregnant women prescribed Diclectin should worry

Ebola Can Linger in Lungs, Study Finds January 05, 2017

Discovery in one patient could advance understanding of deadly disease, doctors say

New Parkinson's Drug May Combat Movement Difficulties January 04, 2017

Opicapone, added to standard treatment, appears safe and well-tolerated, researchers say

Scientists Design Heat-Activated Penis Implant December 30, 2016

Device an improvement on current implants, researchers say

'Emotional Hangover' Is Real and Affects Future Experiences: Study December 26, 2016

Emotion-provoking events prime the brain to remember things more effectively, researchers find

Ebola Vaccine Appears Very Effective in Trial December 23, 2016

Drug manufacturer says it will seek regulatory approval by end of 2017

CDC Allocates $184 Million for Zika Protection December 22, 2016

Funds are earmarked for states, territories, local health departments and universities

New MS Drug Shows 'Breakthrough' Promise for Advanced Disease December 22, 2016

Specialist hopes ocrelizumab will be available by spring

Pregnant Women Should Avoid Zika-Hit Texas Town: CDC December 15, 2016

Advisory follows reports of 5 cases of local infection in Brownsville

Could a Germ Link Gum Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis? December 15, 2016

Study may offer new insight into the cause of the joint disorder

Smartphones Could Be a Boon to Heart Health Research December 14, 2016

Study finds tracking people's activity with the devices is cheaper, more reliable that conventional methods

Lab Vaccine Shields Mice Against Zika Virus December 14, 2016

Chinese researchers may be one step closer to a defense against the mosquito-borne infection

'Epilepsy Gene Network' Identified in Brain December 14, 2016

Preliminary discovery suggests new avenues for treatment, researcher says

Obama Signs Sweeping Health Care Bill Into Law December 13, 2016

21st Century Cures Act includes intiatives to boost mental, physical health

Florida Now Zika-Free: CDC December 09, 2016

But Texas reporting 4 new cases of possible infections, near the Mexican border

Congress Passes Sweeping Health Care Bill December 07, 2016

21st Century Cures Act includes intiatives to boost mental, physical health

Therapeutic Vaccine Shows 'Game-Changing' Promise Against a Leukemia December 07, 2016

Made by combining immune cells, cancer cells, it's kept some study patients in remission for nearly 5 years

New Drug Might Reduce Sickle Cell Pain Crises December 05, 2016

SelG1 cut episodes by 45 percent over a year in early research

Another Miami Neighborhood Now Zika-Free December 02, 2016

Only one area in South Miami Beach still considered an active zone for local transmission of the virus, officials say

Drug Combo Shows Promise Against Some Soft Tissue Tumors December 02, 2016

Adding new drug to standard one helped control sarcomas in early trial on 2 patients

'Magic Mushroom' Chemical Eases Cancer Patients' Despair December 01, 2016

Hallucinogenic drug psilocybin relieved depression, anxiety quickly and lasted for months, studies found

First Case of Zika-Linked Glaucoma Diagnosed in Infant November 30, 2016

Brazilian baby developed vision-threatening condition after being exposed to virus in womb

Cancer Advances Demand Continual Funding, Specialists Say November 29, 2016

Conference organizers call for worldwide research partnerships

Texas Reports 1st Likely Case of Local Zika Infection November 29, 2016

Woman had no travel-related risk factors, CDC says

Lengthy Space Missions May Harm Astronauts' Vision November 28, 2016

Problem linked to changes in amount of fluid around the brain and spinal cord, researchers say

Researchers Put Embryo Development 'On Hold' in Mice November 23, 2016

Putting stem cells into hibernation has potential implications for infertility, cancer, regenerative medicine

Zika Babies May Look Normal at Birth, Display Brain Defects Later: CDC November 22, 2016

Findings underscore need for continuing evaluation after prenatal exposure

Imaging Studies Shed Light on Zika's Effects November 22, 2016

Brazilian radiologists assess damage to adults, babies

FDA Scientists Develop Mouse Model for Zika Research November 18, 2016

Researchers hope strain of mice will help speed development of vaccines, treatments

Coming Soon: Lower Cholesterol From a Twice-a-Year Shot? November 15, 2016

Injectable drugs could provide major advance in heart-disease prevention, researchers say

Brain Implant Lets 'Locked-In' ALS Patient Communicate November 15, 2016

Signals sent to hand emerge as typed message on a tablet computer, researchers report

DNA-Based Vaccine Protects Against Zika in Animal Study November 10, 2016

Results are encouraging and human trials are underway, researchers say

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