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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

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

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