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Scientists Spot How Bacterial Pneumonia Damages the Heart September 19, 2014

A vaccine, and the right antibiotic, may guard against a direct attack on heart cells, researchers say

Research Shows Possible Neurological Patterns for PTSD Symptoms September 18, 2014

Imaging shows brain receptor linked to emotion also has ties to some trauma symptoms

'Biospleen' Suggests New Way to Treat Blood Infection September 17, 2014

But more research needed before blood-cleansing device is used on humans to treat sepsis

Europeans Are Descendants of at Least 3 Ancient Human Groups: Study September 17, 2014

New genetic analysis reveals DNA from North Eurasians, researchers say

Urine Test for HPV Works Well, Analysis Finds September 17, 2014

It's a less invasive way to spot virus linked to cervical cancer; may increase screening rates, researchers say

Modern Forensics Provides Clues to Death of Richard III September 17, 2014

Analysis of skeletal remains sheds light on fatal injuries English king suffered in battle over 500 years ago

Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report September 16, 2014

But aging population and increasing obesity threaten progress

New Gene Variants for Prostate Cancer Identified September 15, 2014

23 new variants associated with increased risk of the disease, study shows

Stem Cell Research Offers Clues About Schizophrenia September 12, 2014

Findings could point to new drugs for the brain disorder, researchers say

Scientists Unlock a Key to Cell Stress September 11, 2014

Stressed cells can halt protein production, which could could shed light on diseases like Alzheimer's and ALS

Researchers Probe Molecular Cause for Glaucoma September 11, 2014

Scientists now at work on eye drops they hope will one day combat the leading cause of blindness in U.S.

Reexamined Clinical Trials Can Point to New Conclusions September 09, 2014

Scientists should be required to share raw data, researcher says

Single-Dose, Injected Flu Treatment Shows Promise September 08, 2014

Two studies found peramivir shortened symptoms

Asian Camel Crickets Find a Home in U.S., Study Finds September 05, 2014

Spiky-legged invaders won't harm humans, researchers say

Females Overlooked in Basic Surgical Research, Study Says September 04, 2014

Five major journals adopt sex reporting requirements

Skin Cells Used to Create Heart Valve for Growing Kids September 03, 2014

It's the first time an artificial cardiac valve has been made that grows over time, scientists say

Drug Gives 'New Hope' Against Heart Failure, Expert Says September 02, 2014

Experimental medication beat standard treatment at reducing hospitalizations, cardiovascular deaths

Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans August 29, 2014

All 18 rhesus monkeys infected with the virus survived after getting the experimental medication, researchers report

Scientists Find Differences in Brains of Those With Dyslexia August 29, 2014

Scans showed less connectivity in regions linked to reading

Gene Research Yields Insights Into Ebola Virus August 28, 2014

Strain tied to West Africa outbreak has mutated hundreds of times, and only spreads among humans

MERS Virus Doesn't Seem to Spread Easily, Study Finds August 27, 2014

5 percent chance of getting it, while experts cite a 25 percent chance of catching flu

Scientists 'Rewrite' Bad Memories in Mice August 27, 2014

Manipulation of brain cells can switch negative emotions to positive ones, researchers say

Overconfident Folks May Blind Others to Their Real Abilities August 27, 2014

This self-deception can lead to risk taking, and problems for institutions that promote such people, study suggests

Heart Studies Don't Reflect Real-World Patients, Study Finds August 26, 2014

Participants are healthier, possibly skewing results

Playing Video Game May Boost MS Patients' Balance: Study August 26, 2014

Research suggests regular use of Wii accessory might rewire the brain

When It Comes to a Growing Child, the Brain Comes First August 26, 2014

Needs of the developing human brain trump physical growth, research suggests

New Drug May Fight Serious Respiratory Virus in Infants August 21, 2014

RSV leading cause of hospitalization among infants, researchers note

Study: Men, Lesbians More Likely to Have Orgasms August 21, 2014

Number of factors may make it tougher for straight women to do the same, experts 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

Botox Tested on Stomach Cancer in Mice August 20, 2014

Preliminary research suggests the wrinkle treatment might silence critical nerves that support tumors

Drug for Ebola-Like Virus Shows Promise in Monkeys August 20, 2014

Finding could be big gain against deadly pathogens like Ebola, Marburg, researchers say

Many With Schizophrenia Say They're Happy: Study August 19, 2014

Finding is valuable, researchers say, because coping mechanisms can be taught to others

2 Vaccines Help Cut Bacteria That Cause Meningitis, Study Finds August 19, 2014

Shot could reduce risk that people who carry germs will spread them to others, research suggests

Early Research With Drug Restores Hair in Patients With Alopecia August 18, 2014

Immune disorder causes disfiguring hair loss, researchers say

Vaccine Shows Promise Against Mosquito-Borne Virus August 15, 2014

Volunteers developed antibodies to chikungunya in first human trial, but shot for public use 5 years away, researcher says

Dog Study Suggests Bacteria as Cancer Fighter August 13, 2014

Six of 16 canines showed tumor-shrinking response

New Technique Protects Tissue Transplant From Rejection: Study August 13, 2014

Gel filled with immunosuppressant injected at transplant site, and only activates drug when needed

Sperm's Anti-Germ 'Shield' Might Play Role in Fertility August 13, 2014

Boosting levels of key protein could make a difference for some men, researchers suggest

Researchers Unlock Clues to How Ebola Disarms Immune System August 13, 2014

Findings might aid treatment efforts

Researchers Pinpoint Brain Region Where Contextual Memories Are Made August 12, 2014

Rat study may shed light on Alzheimer's in humans, scientists say

WHO Experts Give Nod to Using Untested Ebola Drugs August 12, 2014

Move would be justified in 'particular circumstances' of current outbreak, ethicists say

Man's Rare Condition May Open Door to New Alzheimer's Treatments August 11, 2014

He lacks a protein linked to the memory-robbing condition, but his brain works fine, researchers report

Ethicists Grapple With Tough Questions Over Release of Ebola Drugs August 11, 2014

As West African crisis gathers momentum, pressure is on to bring untested medicine to desperate patients

Scientists Inch Closer Toward Using Stem Cells for Spinal Injuries August 07, 2014

New nerve fibers developed in lab animals from human skin

New Cancer Classification System Might Boost Patient Outcomes August 07, 2014

Categorizing tumors by cell type and not the organ they grow in may alter treatment, experts say

'Ice Man' Mummy May Have Been at Risk of Heart Disease August 01, 2014

5,000-year-old remains found in Alps glacier contain DNA indicating increased cardiovascular risk

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

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