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Medical News Today: Study highlights global spread of antibiotic-resistant typhoid

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 23:00
Researchers have found antibiotic-resistant typhoid is primarily spread by a Salmonella typhi bacterium strain called H58, and may even be part of an ongoing epidemic in Africa.

Medical News Today: WHO make recommendations for naming of new diseases

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 07:00
The World Health Organization have called for authorities to follow best practices when naming new human infectious diseases in order to avoid stigmatizing certain groups.

Medical News Today: GSK team up with US researchers to advance search for HIV cure

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 07:00
Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline have partnered with researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill to create a research center that will focus on finding a cure for HIV.

Medical News Today: Soda and fruit juice are 'biggest culprits in dental erosion'

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 06:00
In a large new study, participants who consumed the most fruit juices or soft drinks also had the most severe symptoms of tooth wear.

Medical News Today: Live Ebola virus detected in survivor's eye months after recovery

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 02:00
A doctor treated for acute Ebola virus disease he contracted at a treatment center in Sierra Leone was found to have viable virus in the fluid inside an eye months after recovery.

Medical News Today: Study shows dopamine may play role in chronic pain

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 02:00
In chronic pain, nerve cells continue to send pain signals to brain even in absence of injury. Now, a new study reveals how dopamine-containing cells may contribute to this state.

Medical News Today: Cranial radiation therapy in childhood linked to later-life obesity

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 00:00
A new study looks at the risk factors behind a previously reported association between childhood cancer treatment and obesity in later life.

Medical News Today: CDC: many adults failing to undergo recommended cancer screening

Sun, 05/10/2015 - 23:00
Many adults in the US are not getting the recommended screening tests for breast, colorectal and cervical cancers, according to the CDC, with no increase in such rates since 2010.

Medical News Today: Online dating: how does your profile picture affect perceptions of trust?

Sun, 05/10/2015 - 23:00
Enhancing a profile picture on an online dating site may boost attractiveness, but it also influences how trustworthy a person is perceived to be, according to new research.