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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.

Medical News Today: High users of ER 'not time-wasters but at higher death risk'

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 23:00
Frequent use of emergency rooms does not mean patients are a nuisance, say authors of a study finding high numbers of emergency hospital visits are linked to a doubled death risk.

Medical News Today: Statin use linked with delayed progression of prostate cancer

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 23:00
New research finds that statins appeared to slow prostate cancer progression in men receiving androgen deprivation therapy. However, further studies are required.

Medical News Today: What overall impact will the Ebola crisis have on global health security?

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 23:00
A series of essays written by leading global health experts discuss the West African Ebola epidemic and consider whether it might rejuvenate global health security.

Medical News Today: Moving to a poorer neighborhood may raise obesity risk

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 23:00
Moving to a neighborhood that is socioeconomically deprived has been linked to weight gain in a new study, suggesting neighborhood deprivation may be a risk factor for obesity.

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