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Esbriet, Ofev Approved to Treat Deadly Lung Disease
Esbriet, Ofev Approved to Treat Deadly Lung Disease THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two new drugs have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat progressive lung scarring from an uncertain cause, medically called idio...
Ebola Nurse From Dallas Transferred to Atlanta Medical Center
Ebola Nurse From Dallas Transferred to Atlanta Medical Center THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The second nurse at a Dallas hospital to be diagnosed with Ebola was transferred Wednesday night to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, the med...
ER Visits Linked to Synthetic Pot More Than Double, Report Finds
ER Visits Linked to Synthetic Pot More Than Double, Report Finds THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The number of visits to U.S. emergency rooms linked to synthetic pot -- also known as "K2" or "Spice" -- have more than doubled in recent year...
Ebola or Not? Rapid Test for the Virus Not Here Yet
Ebola or Not? Rapid Test for the Virus Not Here Yet MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- "Diagnosing Ebola is very different from treating Ebola." That assessment, by Dr. Daniel Varga, chief clinical officer at Texas Health Resources, during test...
Ebola Nurse Amber Vinson Now 'Free' of Virus, Family Says
Ebola Nurse Amber Vinson Now 'Free' of Virus, Family Says WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Amber Vinson, one of two nurses battling Ebola after contracting it from a patient at a Dallas hospital, is now free of the virus, according to a st...
Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper
Experimental Infertility Treatment Seems Effective, Cheaper TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A crucial part of conventional in vitro fertilization (IVF) -- the incubation of embryos in a laboratory dish -- can instead take place in a device ...
Ebola Vaccines May Be Deployed in West Africa by January, Officials Say
Ebola Vaccines May Be Deployed in West Africa by January, Officials Say TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A pair of promising Ebola vaccines could be deployed against the outbreak ravaging three West African nations by January, experts say. R...
Ebola Anxiety: A Bigger Threat Now Than the Virus Itself
Ebola Anxiety: A Bigger Threat Now Than the Virus Itself TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Headlines remain riveted on the three Ebola cases in Dallas. But, mental health specialists say overblown fear is a much bigger health threat to Americ...
Exercise May Not Ward Off Teen Depression
Exercise May Not Ward Off Teen Depression TUESDAY, Oct. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although exercise has long been thought to help improve the symptoms of depression, teenagers may not reap these benefits, a new British study suggests. The study fou...
Early Study Points to Diabetes Drug Controlled by Light
Early Study Points to Diabetes Drug Controlled by Light TUESDAY, Oct. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In the future, could people with type 2 diabetes manage their medications with a pulse of light? A preliminary new study suggests it may be possible. In...