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14

Mar

Rare case of female-to-female HIV transmission reportedSince HIV can be spread in certain ways between women, the CDC recommends couples engage in education and counseling services to ensure their health and safety.

Rare case of female-to-female HIV transmission reported
Since HIV can be spread in certain ways between women, the CDC recommends couples engage in education and counseling services to ensure their health and safety.

11

Feb

Chikungunya fever: Should the U.S. be worried about its spread?Climate change has increased the chances of the ideal conditions of warmer climates and more rainfall attracting the carrier mosquitoes.

Chikungunya fever: Should the U.S. be worried about its spread?
Climate change has increased the chances of the ideal conditions of warmer climates and more rainfall attracting the carrier mosquitoes.

27

Jan

Body’s response to disease has a smell, study suggestsThe ability to detect sick people by their smell could help healthy people avoid becoming ill.

Body’s response to disease has a smell, study suggests
The ability to detect sick people by their smell could help healthy people avoid becoming ill.

15

Nov

New strain of avian flu hops over to humansThe reported Taiwanese case means that health officials will view H6N1 as slightly more risky, in terms of its pandemic potential.

New strain of avian flu hops over to humans
The reported Taiwanese case means that health officials will view H6N1 as slightly more risky, in terms of its pandemic potential.

05

Nov

 Mysterious wasting syndrome is turning West Coast starfish into gooAn unknown disease is causing starfish to lose their limbs, dissolve and die.

Mysterious wasting syndrome is turning West Coast starfish into goo
An unknown disease is causing starfish to lose their limbs, dissolve and die.

06

Oct

Breast cancer walks actually help prevent breast cancer, doctors sayFind out how many hours of walking you need to do each day to significantly lower your risk for breast cancer.

Breast cancer walks actually help prevent breast cancer, doctors say
Find out how many hours of walking you need to do each day to significantly lower your risk for breast cancer.

02

Oct

What we can learn about the spread of disease from ‘The Walking Dead’Modeling how zombie hordes grow and how factors like vaccines alter the threat can illustrate our understanding of how diseases are passed on and contained.

What we can learn about the spread of disease from ‘The Walking Dead’
Modeling how zombie hordes grow and how factors like vaccines alter the threat can illustrate our understanding of how diseases are passed on and contained.

04

Sep

Undiscovered viruses lurk within mammalsResearchers argue that studying as many of these viruses would be a bargain compared with the costs of dealing with a single, deadly pandemic.

Undiscovered viruses lurk within mammals
Researchers argue that studying as many of these viruses would be a bargain compared with the costs of dealing with a single, deadly pandemic.

20

Aug

At the beginning of the 20th century, worldwide life expectancy was less than 40 years of age. Today the world average stands at around 70. The single biggest reason for this miraculous leap in longevity has been our ability to cure diseases.8 deadly diseases cured by modern science

At the beginning of the 20th century, worldwide life expectancy was less than 40 years of age. Today the world average stands at around 70. The single biggest reason for this miraculous leap in longevity has been our ability to cure diseases.
8 deadly diseases cured by modern science

11

Jul

Alzheimer’s and cancer: Each disease lowers the risk of the otherUnderstanding how one disease reduces the risk of developing the other could lead to better treatments for both.

Alzheimer’s and cancer: Each disease lowers the risk of the other
Understanding how one disease reduces the risk of developing the other could lead to better treatments for both.