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A new study using brain scans shows how stress might cause heart attacks.
HealthDay News Eight people who worked at several rat-breeding facilities in Illinois and Wisconsin have been infected with a virus not commonly found in the United States.
Steven Reinberg, HealthDay News Flu activity continues to rise across the United States, with a slight uptick in the number of deaths in the last week, health officials reported Friday.
The Sports Xchange Johnny Manziel craves a return to the NFL and the embattled quarterback said he is now a sober person.
Amy WallaceJan. 20 (UPI) -- Researchers at the University of Central Florida have developed a nanotechnology that could lead to faster test results for infectious diseases like HIV.
Quebec's medical specialists are pushing back against Health Minister Gaétan Barrette and what they call his unilateral approach to negotiations after ending extra-billing.
Amy WallaceJan. 20 (UPI) -- Officials in France are calling for an inquiry into the common food additive E171 after a study found it can cause precancerous lesions in laboratory...
Thousands of Californians have been showing up at doctors’ offices and hospitals sick with the flu this month, in what officials say could be a much more severe flu season...
Amy WallaceJan. 20 (UPI) -- Researchers at the University of Liverpool have developed a blood test that can determine whether patients will survive or die from the Ebola virus.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities are investigating how a woman with phony medical credentials ended up giving physicals last year at a Philadelphia public...
There is value in starting off patients with high blood pressure on an all-in-one pill. Researchers found more value in fixed-dose combination pills that contain more than one type of...
Wade SheridanJan. 20 (UPI) -- Lighting McQueen himself Owen Wilson is set to serve as Grand Marshal for the upcoming 59th annual Daytona 500.
Karen Butler A&E Network says it is reviving its true-crime series, "Cold Case Files."
The addition of the drug cetuximab to a standard chemotherapy and radiation regimen reduced the incidence of disease persistence or recurrence in patients with anal cancer, but was also associated...
Diana Nyad made history in 2013 when, at age 64, she swam 111 miles from Havana to Key West, Fla., in 53 hours. Still, the fitness icon doesn't expect hordes...
Scientists have discovered how a unique bacterial enzyme can blunt the body's key weapons in its fight against infection.
Andrew V. PestanoJan. 20 (UPI) -- Mexico is investigating charges made by Veracruz Gov. Miguel Ángel Yunes in which he said children battling cancer were given water instead of chemotherapy.
New alliance launches to finance and coordinate the development of vaccines to prevent and contain infectious disease epidemics.
More than 70 Humber College students fell ill Thursday night with some type of gastrointestinal illness, a spokesperson for the Toronto school confirms.
The European Association of Urology (EAU) Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) guidelines panel has recently updated its recommendation on adjuvant therapy with sunitinib in non-metastatic RCC after surgical tumour removal (Bex...
New research eavesdrops on gene expression in human immune system cells before and after vaccination against bird flu, exposing cellular responses associated with a vaccine constituent called AS03, short for...
For nearly a decade, researchers have studied the piglet as a translational model to understand which aspects of early brain development are affected by nutrition interventions. In a recent review...
Breast cancer prognosis of African-American patients may improve with administration of chemotherapy before surgery, study finds
Administering chemotherapy to African-American breast cancer patients prior to surgery could improve their prognosis and survival rates from the disease, according to a new study.
Karen Butler "NCIS: Los Angeles" actor Miguel Ferrer has died of throat cancer. He was 61.
The Sports Xchange The Baltimore Ravens hired veteran assistant Joe D'Alessandris on Thursday to fill their vacant offensive line coach position.
The Sports Xchange Director of football operations Eliot Wolf withdrew from consideration for the San Francisco 49ers general manager position.
The Sports Xchange The Milwaukee Brewers added veteran depth to their bullpen on Thursday.
The Sports Xchange Milwaukee Bucks shooting guard Khris Middleton is making swift strides.