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Ebola Treatment Shows Promise in Monkey Study
Ebola Treatment Shows Promise in Monkey Study WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug being tested on Ebola victims in Sierra Leone has proven effective in treating infected monkeys during laboratory trials, a new study repo...
Ebola Outbreak May Have Led to Almost 11,000 More Malaria Deaths: Study
Ebola Outbreak May Have Led to Almost 11,000 More Malaria Deaths: Study THURSDAY, April 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 11,000 extra deaths due to malaria may have occurred in 2014 because of disruptions in health care services caused by the Ebola...
ER Practices Key to Helping Those Addicted to Painkillers: Study
ER Practices Key to Helping Those Addicted to Painkillers: Study TUESDAY, April 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A comparison of three treatments for narcotic painkiller addiction found that patients given the medication buprenorphine in the emergency dep...
E-Cigarettes May Not Help Smokers Quit Tobacco, Study Finds
E-Cigarettes May Not Help Smokers Quit Tobacco, Study Finds THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- While some proponents of "vaping" claim that smokers who try e-cigarettes may use them as a bridge to quitting smoking, a new study finds that the...
E-Cigarette Use Triples Among U.S. Teens in 1 Year
E-Cigarette Use Triples Among U.S. Teens in 1 Year THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- E-cigarettes are booming among U.S. teens, with nearly 2.5 million middle and high school students now choosing to "vape" rather than smoke traditional cig...
Ebola Vaccine Trial Begins in Sierra Leone: CDC
Ebola Vaccine Trial Begins in Sierra Leone: CDC TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A clinical trial of an Ebola vaccine has been launched in the West African nation of Sierra Leone, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tue...
Ebola Virus Evolving, But Isn't Getting Deadlier, Study Says
Ebola Virus Evolving, But Isn't Getting Deadlier, Study Says TUESDAY, April 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Ebola virus has evolved but hasn't become more lethal since the first outbreak 40 years ago, a new study suggests. British researchers conduct...
Ear Infections Common, But Often Missed, in Infants
Ear Infections Common, But Often Missed, in Infants FRIDAY, April 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although most babies will have at least one ear infection before they reach the age of 1, the infections can be hard for parents to recognize. Identifying a...
Ease Back Into Springtime Sports, Doctor Cautions
Ease Back Into Springtime Sports, Doctor Cautions FRIDAY, April 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Spring can be a peak time for injuries as people rush back into warm weather sports without being properly prepared, an expert says. "Many weekend warriors ei...
Education Doesn't Guarantee Happiness
Education Doesn't Guarantee Happiness SUNDAY, April 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Being well-educated doesn't necessarily mean you'll be happy with your life, a new British study suggests. Previous research has found a strong link between low levels of ...