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Studies Link Cold Sore Virus to Alzheimer's Risk

Posted on October 24, 2014
But other experts doubt that a herpes infection could cause the brain disease

Could Air Pollutants Raise a Child's Autism Risk?

Posted on October 24, 2014
Chromium, styrene implicated in preliminary study

Heart Transplant ‘Breakthrough’ Shows Promise

Posted on October 24, 2014
Australian doctors say they've made a breakthrough in the area of heart transplants that could save the lives of many more patients.

NYC Doctor Diagnosed With Ebola

Posted on October 24, 2014
New York City doctor Craig Spencer was diagnosed with Ebola after his return from Guinea working with Doctors Without Borders.

Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later

Posted on October 24, 2014
Girls' risk of being overweight may be more than tripled, study finds

Experts Predict 'Catastrophic' Ebola Epidemic in West Africa if Aid Delayed

Posted on October 24, 2014
Yale team foresees 90,000 deaths in one Liberian county alone by Dec. 15

Disease Severity in One Eye May Predict Progression in the Other

Posted on October 24, 2014
Study focuses on macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in older Americans

Airborne Transmission of Ebola Highly Unlikely, Experts Say

Posted on October 23, 2014
No threat foreseen from public sniffles, coughs

'Exposure Therapy' May Relieve Prolonged Grief Disorder

Posted on October 23, 2014
Reliving the death of a loved one can help survivors, researchers say

Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. Babies Delivered by C-Section, Study Finds

Posted on October 23, 2014
But cesarean rates vary widely across the country