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9 hours ago Is Tau the 'How' Behind Alzheimer's?
New guidelines address which patients might

When this protein malfunctions, brain cells die, say researchers working with mice

12 hours ago Obese Crash-Test Dummies Being Developed

Obese Crash-Test Dummies Being Developed

12 hours ago Court Issues Quarantine Order for Maine Nurse

Court Issues Quarantine Order for Maine Nurse

15 hours ago Sleep Apnea May Steal Some of Your Memory: Study
People with most varied diets are also

Remembering everyday things was harder for those whose slumber was disrupted during dreaming cycle

15 hours ago Adult Asthma Linked to Higher Dementia Risk
woman using inhaler

People with asthma, particularly older ones, face a greater risk of getting dementia, a new study suggests.

18 hours ago Study Compares 2 Common Weight-Loss Surgeries
Benefits outweigh risks for many severely obese

Gastric banding, bypass each have their pluses and minuses, researchers say

18 hours ago Almost 1 in 5 Americans Plagued by Constant Pain, Survey Suggests
In research involving patients with migraine with

Older people, women more likely to struggle on daily basis, researchers note

18 hours ago Survey Reveals Concerns Over Ebola
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When it comes to Ebola, most Americans say they’re not worried about catching the disease, but they are concerned about the possibility of health care workers who have treated sick patients spreading the virus here.

18 hours ago Study Confirms Obesity-Breast Cancer Link for Blacks, Hispanics
Findings should reassure women who fear

You can't change your genes, but you can control your weight, researcher says

Yesterday Eczema Tied to Bone Fracture Risk in Study
Dupilumab eased severity of itching, lesions for

Risk was small; distractions caused by itch and sleep problems are possible factors, experts say

Yesterday Leprosy Still Occurs in U.S., CDC Reports
Experts estimate about 100 cases a year occur in

Experts estimate about 100 cases a year occur in America

Yesterday World Bank Pledges $100M More to Fight West Africa's Ebola Outbreak
Move would be justified in 'particular

It's hoped the added money will encourage additional foreign health care workers to get involved

Yesterday Pill Would Detect Cancer in Early Stages: Google

Hi-Tech Pill Would Detect Cancer in Early Stages: Google

Yesterday Scientists Create Tiny Stomachs From Stem Cells
Study found drug used for one condition also

Feat may help researchers learn more about causes of stomach diseases

Yesterday FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis
Flublok easier to produce quickly and in large

Trumenba guards against type of bacteria that is one of leading causes of life-threatening disease

Yesterday Scientists Set Their Sights on First Whole-Eye Transplant
Aniridia, a genetic disorder, can cause blindness

Nerve regeneration is challenge, but real headway is being made in the field, researchers say

Yesterday Brain Scans Yield Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Findings might help doctors diagnose the baffling

Findings might help doctors diagnose the baffling condition

Yesterday Dark Days Here for Folks With Seasonal Depression
Anxiety-provoking obesity 'news' spurred coeds

Expert offers tips to compensate for reduced light exposure

Oct 29, 2014 High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Help With Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
Scientists could distinguish physical from

Regimens seem to cut down on seizures but are hard to stick to long-term, study shows

Oct 29, 2014 Home Blood Pressure Monitors May Occasionally Miss the Mark
Study found combination led to better control of

Study finds inaccurate readings in small percentage of patients

Oct 29, 2014 Women Often Ignore Signs of Heart Trouble
But study finds they're less likely than males to

Study finds they're more likely than men to delay seeking medical help

Oct 29, 2014 Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle
Those with high fitness level 79 percent less

Eat lots of fruits and veggies, get exercise, limit salt and don't smoke, experts say

Oct 29, 2014 Egg Freezing for a Future Pregnancy: What to Know
egg freezing

WebMD asked three experts to address the questions they most often get about egg freezing.

Oct 29, 2014 Ebola Outbreak in Liberia May Be Slowing: WHO
Move would be justified in 'particular

But health agency says epidemic in West Africa is far from under control

Oct 29, 2014 Hormone Therapy May Up Heart-Related Deaths in Some Prostate Cancer Patients
'Embolization' limits prostate's blood supply,

But the overall risk is small, researchers say

Oct 29, 2014 Vitamin D May Not Prevent Return of Women's Infection After All
Mineral may play role in preventing common cold,

Repeat episodes of vaginosis no less likely with supplements, says study

Oct 29, 2014 Is Milk Your Friend or Foe?
Early study suggests that avoiding allergy

Instead of reduction in fractures, study suggests higher risk of heart disease, cancer

Oct 29, 2014 Plastics' Chemical May Affect Baby Boys' Genital Development
What works for singletons doesn't necessarily

Link between phthalates and possible defect needs more study, researcher says

Oct 28, 2014 Second Dallas Nurse With Ebola Released From Hospital
Head of World Bank urges thousands of medical

Head of World Bank urges thousands of medical professionals to travel to West Africa to fight outbreak

Oct 28, 2014 Baby Wipes Recalled Due to Possible Bacteria

Baby Wipes Recalled Due to Possible Bacteria