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Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans

Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans

All 18 rhesus monkeys infected with the virus survived after getting the experimental medication, researchers report

Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans

All 18 rhesus monkeys infected with the virus survived after getting the experimental medication, researchers report

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Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans

Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans

All 18 rhesus monkeys infected with the virus survived after getting the experimental medication, researchers report

Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases, U.N. Agency Says

About 500 new infections reported across West Africa, including first case in Senegal

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Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases, U.N. Agency Says

Biggest Ever Weekly Rise in Ebola Cases, U.N. Agency Says

About 500 new infections reported across West Africa, including first case in Senegal

Faced With Prostate Cancer, It Helps to Know the Enemy

Men with little knowledge of the disease have trouble deciding on treatment, study finds

Most U.S. Babies Get Their Vaccines: CDC

But booster shots and second doses lag for 2-year-olds, report finds

Study Counters Critics of Plainer Cigarette Packaging

Tobacco industry claims change would harm small businesses, but Australian experience refutes that

Could Too Much Salt Harm MS Patients?

Researchers find a link but say it's too soon to recommend reducing sodium intake

Take Steps to Control Bunions

Ignoring these painful bumps will only make them worse, foot doctor says

Encouraging Your Baby's Babbling May Speed Language Development

Researchers found that when parents responded, infants began to form more complex sounds

Scientists Find Differences in Brains of Those With Dyslexia

Scans showed less connectivity in regions linked to reading

European MRSA Originated in Sub-Saharan Africa, Study Finds

Trends in tourism, migration may have contributed to its spread, researchers say

Ebola Outbreak Could Infect 20,000 People, U.N. Says

World Health Organization unveils $489 million plan to combat the outbreak in West Africa

Gene Research Yields Insights Into Ebola Virus

Strain tied to West Africa outbreak has mutated hundreds of times, and only spreads among humans

Electrical Pulses to Scalp May Boost Memory: Study

But years of research remain before this therapy could treat brain disorders, experts say

Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21

16-year-olds should get more than 8 hours of shuteye a night to help avoid obesity, research says

Parents' Fights May Strain Bonds With Their Kids

On days that mom and dad argue, they treat their children differently, study finds

Your Family's Germs May Move With You

Study found that bacteria followed people into their new home

Concussion Recovery Can Reverse After Return to Activity, Study Shows

Expert and researcher say the findings highlight need for slow return to playing field

Donated Livers Not Harmed by Travel Distances, Study Finds

Broader organ sharing in U.S. will result in more air travel, researchers say

Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says

Findings suggest doctors may repeat colonoscopies unnecessarily