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Diseases and Illnesses

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  • 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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  • FDA mulls releasing genetically modified mosquitoes to fight growing threat of viral diseases

    Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases. Never before have insects with modified DNA come so close to being set...
  • Parents who oppose measles vaccine hold firm to their beliefs

    Parents who oppose measles vaccine hold firm to their beliefs
    Gary Monahan remembers his son's temperature spiking to 102 degrees when he was vaccinated for measles, mumps and rubella. The child then landed in the hospital with what appeared to be whooping cough after his next round of vaccinations. By the time...
  • Tide turning in Ebola fight after hard lessons

    Tide turning in Ebola fight after hard lessons
    A top U.N. official in the fight against Ebola greeted just three patients at one treatment center he visited this week in Sierra Leone. Families in Liberia are no longer required to cremate the remains of loved ones to halt the spread of the virulent...
  • Measles outbreak: Santa Monica High coach diagnosed with disease

    Santa Monica High School students and parents were alerted Friday night that a freshman baseball coach had been diagnosed with measles, as the California-centered outbreak continued to spread to other states and Mexico. School and Los Angeles County...
  • Leading scientist warns that Ebola eradication may be elusive

    Leading scientist warns that Ebola eradication may be elusive
    Nearly 40 years ago, Dr. Peter Piot was on a team of scientists in the Belgian city of Antwerp that discovered the Ebola virus. An airline pilot had delivered a blood sample from a Belgian nun who had fallen mysteriously ill in the central African...
  • Ebola vaccine heads to Liberia for tests even as crisis eases

    Ebola vaccine heads to Liberia for tests even as crisis eases
    The first 300 doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine were headed for Liberia on Friday, but health authorities say the West African nation may already have turned the corner on slowing the outbreak of the deadly disease. Although the vaccine was...