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Doctors Without Borders announced today it will conduct trials at three treatment centers in Guinea and Liberia.
In lab experiments, two beat deaf sufferers were unable to tap along with a random tempo often missing the beat by a large amount.
Animals can have an amazingly therapeutic effect on people.
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A study of 65 mothers, fathers and young children found mothers tended to use more emotional words and content in conversations with their daughters than with their sons.
Saying Wednesday that low-income Texas women will no longer wonder how to find out about state-provided health services, Texas Health and Human Services Commissioner Kyle Janek unveiled a new information website.
Researchers at Northwestern University analyzed brain activity of smokers and non-smokers with back pain.
Researchers found patients who were able to suppress their Hepatitis had a ten year survival rate of 91-percent or equal to the general population.
Oregon man joins short list of patients to receive the tiny, life-saving device.
University of Illinois students are developing an affordable robotic hand for amputees.
Farm has cancer patients grow their own food to heal the body and mind.
Most diets showed some weight-loss benefit after one year on the plans. But in many cases weight was partially regained two years later.
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Scientists at the Center for Strategic and International Studies have worked in the laboratory with two markers of cancer: Prostate and Colon.
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Not following your doctor's prescription instructions may make healing harder.
New medical scrubs use copper ions to help prevent infection.
A child's genetics, activity level and body image may determine their risk for obesity during adolescence.
Skin cancer expenses now top $8-billion dollars a year for the almost five million adults being treated for the disease.
Programs were targeted at children 5-12 years old.
Researchers at Stanford University followed more than 16,000 births of female US military veterans.
New research finds thousands of children have been exposed to toxic chemicals from laundry detergent pods since they were introduced, sometimes with deadly consequences.
The most common complaints were lumps or nodules, persistent redness or bruising, or skin discoloration.
Wrist fractures can be an early sign of osteoporosis. Often occurring ten to fifteen years before a hip or spine fracture.
New research estimates a significant increase in grass pollen in the next 100 years.
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In a survey of nearly 2,000 dentists in the us, 90-percent said they routinely ask patients about their tobacco use.
You may be exercising, but are you exercising effectively? Many people are not getting the most from their workout.
About 8 million women under age 65 have not been screened for cervical cancer in the past 5 years, according to a new report from the CDC.
Researchers say these findings suggest a shift in delivery practices but continued efforts are needed to reduce c-section births.
Doctors analyzed data from more than 100,000 plastic surgery patients over five years.
New research suggests the compound in red wine thought to prevent heart disease may actually negate the benefits of exercise.
Most kids will get an ear infection, so when should you consider ear tubes? We'll take a look.
Nintendo is making the "quality of life" device, as its president says he wants to redefine what "entertainment" means to the company.
Research shows fewer than half of high school athletes report concussions and almost one-quarter of college players continue to take the field with concussion symptoms.
Sleep cycle disruptions and lower Vitamin D exposure may play a role in brain function.
The dry, itchy patches of skin affect about 10- to 20-percent of children and there's not yet a good cure.
The platform is being developed and tested in the UK and Switzerland, and would allow Chronic Liver Disease sufferers to know when their livers are malfunctioning and when they need special hospital care.
Researchers at the Denver VA Medical Center examined angiograms of more than 37,000 veterans and followed them for a year.
Researchers look into the link between Alzheimer's disease and sleep.
To some, babies are a mystery. You can't really ask them why they're doing what they're doing. But there are some ways to try and decode what's going on.
Researchers looked at birth data from over 3,000 joint replacement patients who were 40 or older.
The surgery group was 80-percent less likely to develop type two diabetes; regardless of blood pressure, cholesterol, or smoking status.
Researchers analyzed audio recordings of parent-infant interactions at three different points in the first year.
Swedish researchers tracked dietary data of adult men and women, including their milk and dairy consumption.
Data from five ICU's showed patients' monitoring systems sounded more than 2.5-million alarms in just one month.
A Mediterranean diet, which is rich in vegetables, nuts and fish and low in red meat and dairy has been shown to fend off Alzheimer's, Heart Disease and Cancer.
According to the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology of the 8 percent of American children who have a food allergy, 40-percent have a history of severe reactions.
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