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Is Tau the 'How' Behind Alzheimer's?
When this protein malfunctions, brain cells die, say researchers working with mice
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
Study Confirms Obesity-Breast Cancer Link for Blacks, Hispanics
You can't change your genes, but you can control your weight, researcher says
Generic Drugs May Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy
Cost a key factor for women to maintain hormone treatment regimen, researchers report
Kids: An Rx for Menopause's Hot Flashes?
'Bonding' hormone may play a role in study's findings, researchers say
Child's Appendix More Likely to Rupture in Regions Short of Surgeons
Transfer to another hospital delays treatment, researchers say
Halloween at the ER Is No Treat
Doctors' groups share tips for safe pumpkin-carving, trick-or-treating
Leprosy Still Occurs in U.S., CDC Reports
Experts estimate about 100 cases a year occur in America
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
Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Asthma
Trick-or-treaters should bring quick-relief inhalers with them, experts advise
Health Tip: Dress Kids in Safe Halloween Costumes
Avoid tripping hazards and obstructed vision
Study Compares 2 Common Weight-Loss Surgeries
Gastric banding, bypass each have their pluses and minuses, researchers say
4 Steps Could Quell Ebola in West Africa, Researchers Say
Hygienic burial practices are crucial
Almost 1 in 5 Americans Plagued by Constant Pain, Survey Suggests
Older people, women more likely to struggle on daily basis, researchers note
Brain Scans Yield Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Findings might help doctors diagnose the baffling condition
Scientists Set Their Sights on First Whole-Eye Transplant
Nerve regeneration is challenge, but real headway is being made in the field, researchers say
Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments
Disorder has a 'very large number of potential causes,' researcher says
FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis
Trumenba guards against type of bacteria that is one of leading causes of life-threatening disease
First Vaccine Approved for B Strains of Meningitis
Among people aged 10 to 25
High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Help With Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
Regimens seem to cut down on seizures but are hard to stick to long-term, study shows
Hormone Therapy May Up Heart-Related Deaths in Some Prostate Cancer Patients
But the overall risk is small, researchers say
Ebola Outbreak in Liberia May Be Slowing: WHO
But health agency says epidemic in West Africa is far from under control
Universal Helmet Laws May Help Save Young Motorcyclists
Study finds more serious head injuries in states with age restrictions only or none at all
Is Milk Your Friend or Foe?
Instead of reduction in fractures, study suggests higher risk of heart disease, cancer
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