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New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report

New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report

Latest count suggests outbreak in West Africa is starting to spread as fast as health experts had feared

New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report

Latest count suggests outbreak in West Africa is starting to spread as fast as health experts had feared

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New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report

New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report

Latest count suggests outbreak in West Africa is starting to spread as fast as health experts had feared

One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says

Researchers eventually hope to predict who will respond to a drug and who won't

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One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says

One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says

Researchers eventually hope to predict who will respond to a drug and who won't

FDA Panel: Limit Testosterone Drug Use

Joint committee also calls for drug makers to run heart-risk tests on popular 'Low T' products

Research Shows Possible Neurological Patterns for PTSD Symptoms

Imaging shows brain receptor linked to emotion also has ties to some trauma symptoms

Scientists Studying Sickle Cell Trait

Condition has killed 9 collegiate football players since 2000, researchers say

Mentors May Steer Young People Toward More Rewarding Careers

The result: Greater authority, responsibility likelier early on, study says

Major U.S. Food Makers Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Products: Report

16 companies exceeded pledge, but more work needed, experts say

Are Migraines in Middle Age Tied to Raised Parkinson's Risk Later?

Study sees a connection, but actual risk is small; more study needed, researchers say

PTSD Link to Food Addiction Seen in Report

Study finds women with worst PTSD more likely to be addicted to food, but it's not clear if one causes the other

More Than One Kind of Message May Convince Smokers to Quit, Study Says

Using both positive, negative wording on labels could have the most effect, researchers report

DNA Blood Test Might Identify Status of Prostate Cancer

May help doctors pinpoint best treatment, researchers say

Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids

Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say

FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety

Joint committee to consider whether 'Low T' products are overprescribed and whether treatment raises heart risks

12 States Now Reporting Severe Respiratory Illness That Targets Kids

Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68

Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Sugar Levels: Study

Scientists saw changes in helpful gut bacteria, which can affect some people's ability to process glucose

Researchers Discover How Bacteria Resist Antibiotics in Hospitals

Spotting infected patients, disinfecting hospitals key to curbing spread of resistant bacteria, experts say

Social Networking Sites Can Help Obese Lose Weight: Study

Internet can offer constant, cost-effective support for dieters, London researchers say

Healthy Lifestyle Changes Linked to Reduced Risk for Dementia

Never too late to take steps to help avoid the memory-robbing disorder, researchers say

'Biospleen' Suggests New Way to Treat Blood Infection

But more research needed before blood-cleansing device is used on humans to treat sepsis