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12/21/2014
Vaccine for Deer Against 'Mad Cow'-Like Illness Shows Promise
Might be useful for livestock and even people, researchers say
12/21/2014
FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients
12/20/2014
Holiday Trimmings Can Trigger Allergies
Some tips to avoid bad reactions to the seasonal good times
12/19/2014
Study Supports Benefit of Widely Used Glaucoma Drug
Prostaglandin analogue eye drops can slow deterioration of vision that comes with the disease
12/19/2014
Some Blood Types Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study
But experts question value of finding when so many other risk factors for disease can be changed
12/19/2014
Older Cars a Bad Choice for Younger Drivers
Study found nearly half of teen crashes involved cars more than a decade old
12/19/2014
Crohn's, Colitis May Have Genetic Underpinnings, Study Finds
Scientists find evidence that genes influence the mix and make-up of gut bacteria
12/19/2014
Preschoolers Need Eye Screening, Experts Say
Testing recommended annually from age 3 to 6
12/19/2014
E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs
Nearly one-quarter of samples from West Coast vendors tested positive, study says
12/19/2014
Cocaine, Amphetamines May Up Injection Drug Users' Suicide Risk
These substances doubled the likelihood of an attempt, study says
12/19/2014
Could Bacteria Play a Role in Colon Cancer?
Bacterial 'bunches' were prevalent on colon polyps, cancers, study found
12/19/2014
Cancer Treatment Costs Weigh Heavily on Patients, Study Finds
Researchers say half of people treated struggle to pay medical bills
12/19/2014
Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study
Researchers say association was strongest among 60- to 74-year-olds
12/19/2014
E-Cigarettes Less Addictive Than Regular Cigarettes, Study Finds
Users report fewer cravings, less irritability
12/19/2014
FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Agency also gives OK to genetic test used to identify eligible patients
12/19/2014
CDC Warns of Listeria Danger From Caramel Apples
Outbreak has sickened 28 people in 10 states; 4 have died and 26 have been hospitalized, agency says
12/18/2014
Sensitive Parenting May Boost Kids' Social Skills, School Performance
Researchers found the positive effect lingered into adulthood
12/18/2014
'Homing Signal' in Brain Helps Humans Navigate, Research Shows
Finding may explain why some people are less likely to get lost than others
12/18/2014
Frail Elderly Might Benefit From High-Dose Flu Shot
Ramped-up vaccine elicits greater immune response, study finds
12/18/2014
Global Life Expectancy Continues to Climb
Women have slightly greater gains than men, study finds