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  • UM center launches human trials of Ebola vaccine in Mali

    UM center launches human trials of Ebola vaccine in Mali
    Forty health care workers in Mali are receiving a vaccine that could guard against the Ebola virus as a University of Maryland School of Medicine center launches the first human trials of the experimental vaccine. One person received the vaccine...
  • Nip the flu bug in the bud by managing stress

    Nip the flu bug in the bud by managing stress
    As the days get shorter, our thoughts turn to last year's flu and bronchitis season. The 2013-14 influenza season was particularly tough on the 25-to-64 age group, and experts say we should be prepared for a repeat performance. Is there a way to not...
  • Phelps' arrest can open door to conversations with teens

    Phelps' arrest can open door to conversations with teens
    It was a decade ago that Michael Phelps visited several local high schools to warn students against underage drinking in the aftermath of his first drunken-driving charge. Now the most decorated Olympian ever faces drunken-driving charges again, is...
  • Big data, meet big money: NIH funds centers to crunch health data

    Big data, meet big money: NIH funds centers to crunch health data
    Calling the world's wealth of health data a formidable "engine of discovery," the National Institutes of Health on Thursday awarded $32 million in grants in a bid to make huge biomedical data sets accessible to researchers the world over. NIH Director...
  • No Coverup At Trinity: Tapsall Discards Wig, Inspires Others

    No Coverup At Trinity: Tapsall Discards Wig, Inspires Others
    Athletes often take off their gloves, their pads, their caps before they start an interview. Liv Tapsall takes a seat on the bench at the Trinity field hockey field and takes off her blonde wig. She plays bald. "We did this exercise in preseason where...
  • Better diabetes remission after weight loss surgery than other methods

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – More than 20 years of evidence suggests that bariatric surgery produces greater weight loss and more type 2 diabetes remissions than nonsurgical treatments for the obese, according to a review. The results, from a...
  • UCI awarded $8 million for creation of brain cell database

    UCI awarded $8 million for creation of brain cell database
    UC Irvine announced Wednesday that it had been awarded an $8-million grant to establish one of six centers around the country tasked with creating a database of brain cell activity, expected to help develop treatment for a number of diseases. The...
  • UConn Health Center Scientists Wins $4 Million NIH Grant

    A University of Connecticut Health Center surgeon-scientist has won a $4 million National Institutes of Health Pioneer award for his cutting-edge work in regenerative engineering. Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, who headed the health center from 2008 to 2011,...
  • NIH director says US likely to spend a billion on Ebola fight in coming months

    SEATTLE Over the next few months, the United States will probably spend a billion dollars responding to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the director of the National Institutes of Health said in Seattle on Wednesday. Factor in the amount being invested...
  • Study says hepatitis C will be a rare disease by about 2036

    Study says hepatitis C will be a rare disease by about 2036
    Hepatitis C, a major infectious disease in the United States with 180 million cases worldwide, will likely become a rare disease by about 2036, according to a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health analysis. But that time period...
  • Man exposed to Ebola released from Bethesda hospital

    Man exposed to Ebola released from Bethesda hospital
    A man who was admitted to the National Institute of Health in Bethesda last week after being exposed to Ebola was released Tuesday, after his symptoms were determined not to be related to the virus, the NIH said. The patient was identified only as an...