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  • Celiac disease showing up in many forms and at all ages

    By Janice Neumann
  • Ebola vaccine from Glaxo passes early safety test

    Ebola vaccine from Glaxo passes early safety test
    An experimental Ebola vaccine made by GlaxoSmithKline caused no serious side effects and produced an immune response in all 20 healthy volunteers who received it in an early-stage clinical trial, scientists reported on Wednesday in the New England Journal...

    Ebola discoverer sees long, bumpy road to ending epidemic

    Ebola discoverer sees long, bumpy road to ending epidemic
    West Africa's Ebola epidemic could worsen further before abating but new infections should start to decline in all affected countries by the end of this year, a leading specialist on the disease said on Wednesday. Peter Piot, one of the scientists who...

    70 percent of Americans with HIV don't have virus under control, study finds

    WASHINGTON Amid ongoing fears of an Ebola outbreak in the United States, Americans got a grim reminder on Tuesday about the ongoing public health threat posed by another deadly virus: HIV. Seventy percent of Americans who have HIV do not have the disease...

    Only three in 10 Americans have HIV under control: government report

    Just 30 percent of Americans living with HIV have the virus in check, putting others at risk of infection, U.S. health officials said on Tuesday. The report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 840,000 of the 1.2...