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Diseases and Illnesses

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  • Heart-Healthy Rides

    Just as a prudent owner cares for their car via regular maintenance, tomorrow’s vehicles will be able to care for their drivers by helping them keep track of their medical conditions.  Engineers at Ford are developing a car seat that incorporates a...
  • Making Sense Of Avascular Necrosis

    Avascular Necrosis (AVN) is a condition that affects an estimated 10,000 to 20,000 new people each year, worldwide. It appears in the ends of the "long" bones of the body, bones such as the femur and humerus. As a result, AVN can be diagnosed in the...
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  • 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...
  • Italy's first Ebola patient is stable and being treated in Rome

    Italy's first Ebola patient is in stable condition in Rome after arriving on Tuesday from Sierra Leone where he contracted the disease while treating the sick there, his doctor said. The man, a 50-year-old Sicilian doctor whose name was not given, was...
  • Italy's first Ebola patient is stable, being treated in Rome

    Italy's first Ebola patient is stable, being treated in Rome
    Italy's first Ebola patient is in stable condition in Rome after arriving Tuesday from Sierra Leone where he contracted the disease while treating the sick there, his doctor said. The man, a 50-year-old Sicilian doctor whose name was not given, was...
  • Ireland flanker Henry has surgery to repair heart defect

    Ireland flanker Chris Henry has had an operation to repair a defect on his heart wall after a temporary blockage was discovered in a small blood vessel in his brain, the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) said on Tuesday. The defect was found to be...
  • Type 1 Diabetes Increasing As Medical Teams Shrink

    Type 1 Diabetes Increasing As Medical Teams Shrink
    In the 15 months since Brian Lybeck's Type 1 Diabetes' diagnosis, the seventh grader and his family have worked with four different diabetes educators at Connecticut Children's Medical Center. Like their counterparts at other diabetes practices, the...