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NEW HOPE IN EBOLA CRISIS: U.S. doctor released from hospital - cured

NEW HOPE IN EBOLA CRISIS: U.S. doctor released from hospital - cured Watch

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Contracting the deadly African virus while he worked to save their lives, Dr. Kent Brantly became one of the handful of people from the United ...

HEALTH DISASTER: Is nearly half of all Americans destined to contract diabetes?

HEALTH DISASTER: Is nearly half of all Americans destined to contract diabetes? Watch

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Has the United States reached the tipping point with diabetes and obesity? A shocking new study claims that nearly HALF of all Americans, if ...

First large-scale shipment of new malaria drug shipped out

First large-scale shipment of new malaria drug shipped out Watch

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Just as virulent - as far more easily transmitted than Ebola, malaria is making new inroads to populations in sub-Saharan Africa. In response, ...

Very accurate colon cancer in-home detection kit approved by FDA

Very accurate colon cancer in-home detection kit approved by FDA Watch

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Screening for colon cancer is frequently arduous and invasive. Patients need to fast prior to a colonoscopy, and the colonoscopy itself be highly ...

You'll think twice before you put this dangerous chemical back in your mouth!

You'll think twice before you put this dangerous chemical back in your mouth! Watch

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A top-selling toothpaste uses the chemical triclosan which has been linked to cancer-cell growth and disrupted development in animals, and ...

Mutated gene increases women's chance for breast cancer by threefold

Mutated gene increases women's chance for breast cancer by threefold Watch

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A new study has found that mutated versions of a gene called PALB2 can dramatically increase a woman's risk of breast cancer. Researchers say ...

WAS WORLD'S THROAT CUT? Ebola vaccine research was earlier abandoned

WAS WORLD'S THROAT CUT? Ebola vaccine research was earlier abandoned Watch

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With increasing fears of the Ebola virus in West Africa and elsewhere, world governments are now frantically trying to contain the disease. What ...

PLAGUE STRIKES HOME: At least six people tested for Ebola in U.S.

PLAGUE STRIKES HOME: At least six people tested for Ebola in U.S. Watch

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At least six people within the continental United States have been tested for the dreaded Ebola virus, the deadly hemorrhagic disease tearing ...

NEW THERAPY: Will chemotherapy be rendered obsolete in 20 years' time?

NEW THERAPY: Will chemotherapy be rendered obsolete in 20 years' time? Watch

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Chemotherapy is regime that many cancer patients undergo. Many feel that the cure is at times worse than the disease: Weeks of nausea, fatigue, ...

COUNTDOWN TO GLOBAL INFECTION: Hunt is on for 30,000 Ebola carriers worldwide

COUNTDOWN TO GLOBAL INFECTION: Hunt is on for 30,000 Ebola carriers worldwide Watch

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With the death of 40-year-old Patrick Sawyer, an American who contracted Ebola while caring for his sister with the virus, the hunt is on for ...

THERE IS HOPE: Drug-resistant malaria has not yet spread to parts of Africa

THERE IS HOPE: Drug-resistant malaria has not yet spread to parts of Africa Watch

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As the western part of the African continent struggles with the spread of the horrifying Ebola virus, there is hope on the health front - albeit ...

Ebola coming to America? American death from Ebola hammers home worldwide threat posed by disease

Ebola coming to America? American death from Ebola hammers home worldwide threat posed by disease Watch

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American Patrick Sawyer, who worked as a top government official in the Liberian Ministry of Finance, had been caring for his Ebola-stricken ...

A LOT OF TEETH! Doctors remove 232 teeth from mouth of teenager

A LOT OF TEETH! Doctors remove 232 teeth from mouth of teenager Watch

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We've all had to suffer for several hours in a dental chair, but chances are that our worst experiences were nothing like that of an Indian ...

SURPRISE! Study finds that obese kids in the U.S. see themselves as being skinny!

SURPRISE! Study finds that obese kids in the U.S. see themselves as being skinny! Watch

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Should it come as a surprise - or just another sad comment on the prevalence of obesity in the United States? A new study has found that children ...

NEW FEARS: Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome may be transmitted through air

NEW FEARS: Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome may be transmitted through air Watch

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There are new fears that the rapidly spreading virus, Middle Eastern respiratory The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, or MERS, may ...

Light at end of tunnel? HIV epidemic could be contained by 2030

Light at end of tunnel? HIV epidemic could be contained by 2030 Watch

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While HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, continues to be an ongoing threat - more so in developing nations where education about its transmission ...

Dye now being used to detect dementia

Dye now being used to detect dementia Watch

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Dementia, like Alzheimer's is a disease that usually effects the elderly. In the manner of Alzheimer's plaque begins to collect in the brain at ...

Breakthrough announced in hereditary condition that causes blindness

Breakthrough announced in hereditary condition that causes blindness Watch

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Retinitis pigmentosa, or RP is an inherited, degenerative eye disease that causes severe vision impairment and frequently leads to blindness. ...

Deadly plague than can be spread by coughing, sneezing infects Colorado man

Deadly plague than can be spread by coughing, sneezing infects Colorado man Watch

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It's the first case of pneumonic plague seen in Colorado since 2004. A man there has been diagnosed with among the rarest and most fatal forms of ...

Sighs of relief after vials of smallpox found

Sighs of relief after vials of smallpox found Watch

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There were sighs of relief when someone made a discovery in a disused closet. Many thanked the Lord that it didn't fall into the wrong hands. An ...

Birth control computer chip implanted under the skin 'could be on sale by 2018'

Birth control computer chip implanted under the skin 'could be on sale by 2018' Watch

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Long in gestation, the idea of a computer chip implanted under the skin to regulate fertility is now within throwing distance of becoming an ...

New blood test could determine onset of Alzheimer's

New blood test could determine onset of Alzheimer's Watch

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The memory-destroying condition known as Alzheimer's, preying chiefly on the elderly, has no known cure. However, after a decade of research, ...

How one fungus may stop superbugs

How one fungus may stop superbugs Watch

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A new discovery out of Canada may prove an invaluable weapon in fighting antibiotic resistant and dangerous bacteria.

Taking aim against child mortality, India to offer four free vaccines

Taking aim against child mortality, India to offer four free vaccines Watch

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Taking aim the high mortality rate of children in many of its poor, rural areas, the nation of India will be offering four free vaccines. The ...

22 million lives saved, 56 million people treated in global TB efforts

22 million lives saved, 56 million people treated in global TB efforts Watch

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While the world and the international medical community must remain ever vigilant, the World Health Organization, or WHO says that some 22 ...

No more waiting for organ transplants? Radical new technique developed

No more waiting for organ transplants? Radical new technique developed Watch

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Those who await organ transplants play an agonizing game of "beat the clock." Placed on a waiting list, the number of available organs is sent ...

WHAT IF IT ESCAPES? Scientists recreates more virulent version of virus that killed half-a-million people

WHAT IF IT ESCAPES? Scientists recreates more virulent version of virus that killed half-a-million people Watch

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Will it benefit mankind - or unleash a new terror on the human race? Dr. Yoshihiro Kawaoka, professor of virology at University of Wisconsin at ...

STUDY: Does a happy marriage lead to a healthy heart?

STUDY: Does a happy marriage lead to a healthy heart? Watch

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There's little question that waking up every morning next to a person you love is good for your health. According to a new study by researchers ...