Three children have died after catching enterovirus D68, according to the CDC. It’s unclear what role the virus played in their deaths, though.
Hospital officials in Dallas admitted Tuesday they missed an opportunity to isolate a man who’d recently arrived in the United States from Liberia and was showing the first signs of Ebola.
Study found inability to distinguish odors predicted higher odds of dying over next 5 years
WebMD Magazine interviews singer and actor Donnie Wahlberg
Caring for her mother, who struggles with a rare autoimmune disorder, keeps the multi-talented entertainer grounded.
WebMD Magazine talks to 'Intruders' star Mira Sorvino, a mother of 4, about how she balances work, life, and parenthood.
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Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking
Female incontinence is physical, but it can also have a psychological impact.
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Adjust your diet, and your urinary incontinence may improve. Find out which foods and drinks to avoid.
You don't have to just live with urinary incontinence; simple changes like these can help you take control.
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A patient at a Dallas hospital has the Ebola virus, CDC officials said Tuesday.
In study, obese people with the disorder tended to have more fat at base of tongue
Laser, needle treatment worked no better than 'sham' procedure
Study found younger patients fared worse if they did not have family, friends to help afterwards
But authors, expert stressed that couples shouldn't base family planning on this finding
Finding is yet another reason to maintain a healthy weight, experts say
Atrial fibrillation increases the risk for stroke, researchers note
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Some children hospitalized with breathing problems caused by enterovirus D68 in Colorado and Kansas City have also developed unexplained paralysis in their arms and legs, officials say.
Researchers criticize FDA for lax oversight; agency defends its approach
Narcotics too risky in many cases, American Academy of Neurology says
American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate
Researchers suspect broad-spectrum versions change makeup of microbes in gut
Women with HER2-positive tumors gained an average 16 more months of life with Perjeta, study finds
Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests the need for healthy habits in childhood
The patient was working in West Africa; not clear if infection occurred
A safety study done by the maker of the asthma drug omalizumab (Xolair) suggests it poses slightly increased but serious risks for heart attacks and mini-strokes known as TIAs (transient ischemic attacks), the FDA says.
Findings suggest physical education, recess may improve academic success
These methods are more reliable than condoms, birth control pills, experts say
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Finding might lead one day to test for a disease that's hard to detect before advanced stages
Spotting cancer early is key, but trying to do that -- often when there are no symptoms -- has been challenging. Still, more and more evidence suggests that all cancers have a signature, or even a scent, that can be detected early.
The recent FDA approval of Trulicity, an injectable type 2 diabetes drug, gives people a third option when it comes to once-a-week diabetes medication. WebMD asked two doctors and a pharmacist familiar with the new medications to answer some commonly…
Finding was specific to tough-to-treat estrogen receptor-negative tumors, researchers say
Study finds infant's cells can mount inflammatory response to bacteria
Repeated exposure tied to escalation of inflammatory protein levels, but only in overweight people, study finds
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Study provides insight into schizophrenia
Infants at highest risk for illness and death from the infection
Study found they lowered stress levels, lifted spirits after illness, job loss, divorce, death of loved one
Reduced activity in the area that controls self-restraint can boost high-calorie cravings, study shows
CDC report recommends greater effort to boost HIV testing and retain patients in care
Treatments included experimental drug and blood transfusions from a fellow medical missionary who survived the virus
Scientists say their finding may lead to new treatments for the disorder
Standard depression treatment is less successful after a loved one dies, study finds
A large new study of dietary patterns and risk for multiple sclerosis finds no relationship between eating a high-quality, healthy diet and a lower risk of getting MS.
Researchers uncover new genetic mutations, other contributing factors
More information has come to light about the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States.
A five year-old girl from Inverness who was born without any fingers on one hand has become the first in the UK to be fitted with a bionic limb made using a 3D printer
Children have come into contact with the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola on US soil and are being monitored, the Texas governor says.