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Drug for Ebola-Like Virus Shows Promise in Monkeys

Drug for Ebola-Like Virus Shows Promise in Monkeys

Finding could be big gain against deadly pathogens like Ebola, Marburg, researchers say

Drug for Ebola-Like Virus Shows Promise in Monkeys

Finding could be big gain against deadly pathogens like Ebola, Marburg, researchers say

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Drug for Ebola-Like Virus Shows Promise in Monkeys

Drug for Ebola-Like Virus Shows Promise in Monkeys

Finding could be big gain against deadly pathogens like Ebola, Marburg, researchers say

Teen Birth Rate Has Dropped Dramatically in Last Two Decades: CDC

4 million fewer births attributed to less sex, more contraception, but U.S. rate still higher than comparable nations

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Teen Birth Rate Has Dropped Dramatically in Last Two Decades: CDC

Teen Birth Rate Has Dropped Dramatically in Last Two Decades: CDC

4 million fewer births attributed to less sex, more contraception, but U.S. rate still higher than comparable nations

Many Women Who Have Mastectomy Don't Get Breast Reconstruction: Study

Most were satisfied with their decision, researchers noted

High-Risk Melanomas Often on Head or Neck, Study Finds

Rate of cell growth may be a key to diagnosis and treatment, an expert says

Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women

Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese

Seniors' Sleep Woes May Be Linked to Loss of Brain Cells

Decline of these neurons occurs with aging, Alzheimer's, researchers say

Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids

Cause seems related to inflammation of the arteries, researchers say

Pigs' Hearts Beat for a Year in Baboons' Abdomens

Studies may one day lead to use of animal organs for human transplantation

Tight Blood Pressure Control Doesn't Raise Risk of Falls, Study Says

Findings counter common beliefs about intensive treatment

Botox Tested on Stomach Cancer in Mice

Preliminary research suggests the wrinkle treatment might silence critical nerves that support tumors

Seals, Sea Lions Helped Global Spread of TB, Study Finds

Research on origins of tuberculosis may shed light on how other viruses are transmitted between species

'Bubble Boy' Disease May Be More Common Than Thought

Screening infants for SCID saves lives, researchers report

White Women More Likely to Seek Fertility Treatment: Report

Finding points up need for better access to reproductive health care for all women, researcher says

Want to Stay Slim? Leave the Car at Home

Driving to work, rather than walking, cycling or public transit, tied to extra pounds in study

Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some

People with underlying heart rhythm disorders may want to avoid clarithromycin, study suggests

For Kids, Risks of Parental Smoking Persist Long-Term, Study Finds

Increased odds for asthma seen into teen years

Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly

'Off-label' use to treat dementia-related behavior may carry significant risks, study finds

2 Vaccines Help Cut Bacteria That Cause Meningitis, Study Finds

Shot could reduce risk that people who carry germs will spread them to others, research suggests

Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit

New study finds that follow-up monitoring and care is crucial