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Is Tau the 'How' Behind Alzheimer's?

Is Tau the 'How' Behind Alzheimer's?

When this protein malfunctions, brain cells die, say researchers working with mice

Is Tau the 'How' Behind Alzheimer's?

When this protein malfunctions, brain cells die, say researchers working with mice

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Is Tau the 'How' Behind Alzheimer's?

Is Tau the 'How' Behind Alzheimer's?

When this protein malfunctions, brain cells die, say researchers working with mice

Kids: An Rx for Menopause's Hot Flashes?

'Bonding' hormone may play a role in study's findings, researchers say

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Kids: An Rx for Menopause's Hot Flashes?

Kids: An Rx for Menopause's Hot Flashes?

'Bonding' hormone may play a role in study's findings, researchers say

Study Shows How Toddlers Adjust to Adult Anger

Even 15-month-olds can recognize ways to avoid arousing the wrath of a grown-up

Halloween at the ER Is No Treat

Doctors' groups share tips for safe pumpkin-carving, trick-or-treating

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Asthma

Trick-or-treaters should bring quick-relief inhalers with them, experts advise

Make the Most of This Weekend's Time Change

Sleep expert offers tips on how to adjust as clocks fall back an hour on Sunday

Study Confirms Obesity-Breast Cancer Link for Blacks, Hispanics

You can't change your genes, but you can control your weight, researcher says

Child's Appendix More Likely to Rupture in Regions Short of Surgeons

Transfer to another hospital delays treatment, researchers say

Sleep Apnea May Steal Some of Your Memory: Study

Remembering everyday things was harder for those whose slumber was disrupted during dreaming cycle

Spinal Surgery Varies by Region in U.S.: Study

Floridians are likely to undergo fusion, while Iowans get decompression

Generic Drugs May Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy

Cost a key factor for women to maintain hormone treatment regimen, researchers report

4 Steps Could Quell Ebola in West Africa, Researchers Say

Hygienic burial practices are crucial

World Bank Pledges $100M More to Fight West Africa's Ebola Outbreak

It's hoped the added money will encourage additional foreign health care workers to get involved

Eczema Tied to Bone Fracture Risk in Study

Risk was small; distractions caused by itch and sleep problems are possible factors, experts say

'Informal Care' for Older Americans Tops $500B Annually, Study Finds

Working adults caring for elderly relatives and friends are losing income, researchers report

Fewer Malpractice Claims Paid in U.S.

Award amounts also declining, study finds

Leprosy Still Occurs in U.S., CDC Reports

Experts estimate about 100 cases a year occur in America

Study Compares 2 Common Weight-Loss Surgeries

Gastric banding, bypass each have their pluses and minuses, researchers say

Brain Scans Yield Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Findings might help doctors diagnose the baffling condition