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Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their Bodies
Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their Bodies FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- In a discovery that could eventually shed light on some diseases that plague modern society, a tribe in a remote part of the Amazon jung...
Roundworm Parasite Targets Canine Eyes
Roundworm Parasite Targets Canine Eyes THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A small number of dogs and cats across the United States have been infected by a roundworm parasite that targets the eye, according to a new report. While the conditio...
Recalls of Ice Cream, Hummus Spur Listeria Warnings
Recalls of Ice Cream, Hummus Spur Listeria Warnings FRIDAY, April 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As U.S. health officials deal with nationwide recalls of Blue Bell ice cream and Sabra Dipping Co. hummus, consumers are getting up to speed on a little kno...
Researchers Create One-Dose Ebola Vaccine
Researchers Create One-Dose Ebola Vaccine WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A quick-acting, single-dose Ebola vaccine is safe and effective in nonhuman primates, and may lead to a new human vaccine, U.S. researchers reported Wednesday. The ...
Regular, Vigorous Exercise May Lengthen Your Life: Study
Regular, Vigorous Exercise May Lengthen Your Life: Study MONDAY, April 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although any amount of exercise offers health benefits, a new study suggests that rigorous physical activity may be key to boosting longevity. Australia...
Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer
Report Shows Progress in America's War on Cancer MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- America is making slow but steady progress against cancer, with a continuing decline in cancer deaths, according to a new report. The overall cancer death rate...
Researchers Pinpoint Possible Protein Culprit Behind Alzheimer's
Researchers Pinpoint Possible Protein Culprit Behind Alzheimer's TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Abnormal tau protein collecting in the brain may be the main cause of Alzheimer's disease, a new study claims. Another protein called amyloid ...
Recess: An Essential Part of the School Day
Recess: An Essential Part of the School Day WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Recess is an essential part of children's school days that can help set students up for success once they head back to the classroom, a new study suggests. Yet, ...
Researchers Develop Screening for Early Memory Troubles
Researchers Develop Screening for Early Memory Troubles WEDNESDAY, March 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they have developed a new scoring system to help identify seniors who are at high risk for memory and thinking problems that might le...
Restraining Order Often Costly for Women
Restraining Order Often Costly for Women FRIDAY, March 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Asking a judge for a restraining order against an abusive partner can lead to lower earnings for women, a new study suggests. University of Pittsburgh researchers stud...