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Even Depression May Not Dim Thoughts of Bright Future
Even Depression May Not Dim Thoughts of Bright Future MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Even adults with depression are generally optimistic about the future, a new study shows. But that finding carries its own caveat, the researchers added. "...
Ebola Outbreak in Liberia May Be Slowing: WHO
Ebola Outbreak in Liberia May Be Slowing: WHO WEDNESDAY, Oct. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The Ebola outbreak in Liberia -- one of three West African nations ravaged by the disease -- may be slowing, World Health Organization officials said Wednesday....
Eczema Tied to Bone Fracture Risk in Study
Eczema Tied to Bone Fracture Risk in Study THURSDAY, Oct. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The skin condition eczema may increase slightly the risk of broken bones and injured joints, a new study reports. In a study of 34,500 adults, researchers found tha...
Experts Predict 'Catastrophic' Ebola Epidemic in West Africa if Aid Delayed
Experts Predict 'Catastrophic' Ebola Epidemic in West Africa if Aid Delayed THURSDAY, Oct. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A large influx of international aid is needed, and soon, if West Africa is to avoid tens of thousands of deaths from the widening E...
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...
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 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 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...