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Emory University hospital doctors don’t know whether experimental treatment played any role.
Scientists looked into how they evolved to prefer nectar when other birds can’t perceive sweets.
A Columbia University Medical Center team used a drug that restores healthy ‘synaptic pruning.’
The annual event gathers data on every animal at the zoo to be shared with facilities around the world.
The group takes issue with recent federal guidelines on fish consumption, citing mercury levels.
Are hummingbirds on a sugar high during flight?
Governments move to stop the latest outbreak from spreading further as death toll from virus tops 1,200 in West Africa.
A closer look at the key players working to contain the deadly outbreak.
The nongovernmental organizations have been at the front lines of health battles but haven’t escaped scrutiny.
Children susceptible to stroke more vulnerable when they suffer from colds or other minor infections.
Researchers say monkeys with deadly Marburg virus recovered after getting Canadian firm’s drug.
Daughters will increase the time they spend with an elderly parent to compensate for sons.
New research shows that Neanderthals died out slowly, and in some places overlapped with humans extensively.
The patients, in New Mexico and California, are unlikely to have the virus but are being isolated and tested out of an abundance of caution.
As airlines impose bans and some borders are closed, the agency warns of shortages and limits to response.
Measuring and reporting data across industries will help make employee health a priority -- and increase investors’ confidence.
The fungus leaves infected hosts exactly where it wants them to be.
Sons limit care for aging parents because they know sisters will do it, study suggests.
Lots of practice checking IDs doesn’t make you better at spotting a mismatched face.
A Maryland report says fracking could pose significant local health risks if it is allowed in western Maryland.
California’s record drought brought very little snowpack this past winter, placing extra demands on the state’s aquifers.
Some poses can stress older bodies or cause injuries. Some tips to maximize benefits and avoid risks.
These moves teach proper body alignment and breathing techniquies for relaxation.
A study worked with a group of people older than 65 and found that the devices made a difference.
You can lower the risk of glaucoma, cataracts and other problems that may reduce your quality of life.
Rails, grab bars and other adjustments make daily life safer.
The elderly can reduce the risk of injury by getting some exercise and removing hazards at home.
Try to get a recommendation, and keep in mind that you need someone experienced with your condition.
People who are weary despite spending enough time in bed first need to improve their sleep hygiene.
That kind of advice might help you live longer — or at least better.
Her book describes life as a medical examiner in New York, including working in the aftermath of 9/11.
A study finds that older adults deficient in the nutrient had a greater likelihood of dementia than others.
I wobbled, I jiggled, I shuffled — and I never qualified for the Boston Marathon. Now maybe I can.
Bonnie Berkowitz reports: Max Prokopy, director of the SPEED Clinic, thinks my stride probably began going downhill 11 years ago, after I broke my right ankle in a fall. Here's what is going wrong, and what he says I can do about it:
It’s not so easy to take up offers of meals and assistance from friends and neighbors.
The African animals look cuddly, but females are willing to eat a rival’s offspring to protect food supply.
It’s not all about pizza delivery: Drones might also expand Internet access and improve agriculture.
It’s time to prepare for the next space object to strike Earth, an author says — or else the damage may be huge.
Voluntary process lets firms decide what’s safe; a toll in illnesses is cited.
Aquifers drop to dangerously low levels, and question of response prompts a sharp debate.
California’s last reliable water source under threat as a thirsty region pumps away groundwater reserves.
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