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WHO Admits Botched Response to Ebola in Africa
WHO Admits Botched Response to Ebola in Africa FRIDAY, Oct. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The World Health Organization has admitted it dropped the ball with the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, according to a news report published Friday. In a draft int...
Where Ebola Battles Are Won
Where Ebola Battles Are Won WEDNESDAY, Oct. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Four hospitals that are home to advanced biocontainment facilities have become America's ground zero in the treatment of Ebola patients. Their special isolation units feature lay...
West African Leaders Plead for More Ebola Aid
West African Leaders Plead for More Ebola Aid THURSDAY, Oct. 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The heads of West African nations battered by the Ebola outbreak pleaded Thursday with world leaders for massive increases in financial and medical aid. "Our peop...
Woman's Thyroid Tumor Yields Clues on How to Battle Cancer
Woman's Thyroid Tumor Yields Clues on How to Battle Cancer WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New gene mutations that were discovered in a thyroid cancer patient's tumor provide clues to drug response and resistance, researchers report. The 5...
Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Always Help With Depression
Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Always Help With Depression FRIDAY, Oct. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- While most severely obese people get a mood boost after weight-loss surgery, some may have a recurrence of depression symptoms months after they have the ...
When It Comes to Sex Partners, Men Prefer Younger Women: Study
When It Comes to Sex Partners, Men Prefer Younger Women: Study TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In books and movies, plots involving older men chasing much younger women abound. Now, new research suggests that the stereotype may be grounded...
Whooping Cough Vaccine Rates During Pregnancy Fall Short: CDC
Whooping Cough Vaccine Rates During Pregnancy Fall Short: CDC THURSDAY, Sept. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- To protect newborns from whooping cough, U.S. health officials advise all women to get vaccinated against the infection during pregnancy. But re...
Walking, Biking to Work Seems to Have Mental Health Benefits
Walking, Biking to Work Seems to Have Mental Health Benefits MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Trading the gas pedal for foot power or bike power to get to your job can also improve your mental health, British researchers report. Daily commut...
Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best for Black Men With Prostate Cancer
Watchful Waiting May Not Be Best for Black Men With Prostate Cancer MONDAY, Sept. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Monitoring early stage prostate cancer instead of treating it may not be appropriate for all patients, especially black men, a new study indi...
Water: Too Much of a Good Thing Can Be Deadly for Athletes
Water: Too Much of a Good Thing Can Be Deadly for Athletes FRIDAY, Sept. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The recent deaths of two high school football players highlight the danger faced by athletes if they drink too much water or too many sports drinks, a...