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New Rapid Ebola Test Shows Promise in African Clinics

[ad_1] New Rapid Ebola Test Shows Promise in Clinics Researchers say speedy detection would dramatically improve containment efforts WebMD News from HealthDay By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A new rapid-detection test that diagnoses Ebola within minutes could improve treatment of …

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Fat No Longer the Focus of New U.S. Dietary Guidelines

[ad_1] FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Nutrition experts are hailing a federal decision to drop recommended restrictions on total fat consumption in the forthcoming 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Over the past decade, research has shown that a diet rich in healthy fats can be better for …

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Could Brain Scans Help Guide Treatment for OCD?

[ad_1] Could Brain Scans Help Guide Treatment for OCD? Small study suggests neural activity can point to patients who’ll benefit most from psychotherapy WebMD News from HealthDay By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Psychotherapy can help some people avoid the disruptive …

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Blood, Saliva Tests May Spot Head and Neck Cancers Early

[ad_1] These Tests May Spot Head and Neck Cancers Early Study shows potential for noninvasive tumor detection WebMD News from HealthDay By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Scientists report they’ve found DNA from head and neck cancer tumors in patients’ blood and …

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Skinny Jeans Took a Tight Toll on This Lady's Legs

[ad_1] Skinny Jeans Took a Tight Toll on This Lady’s Legs WebMD Health News June 23, 2015 — Squatting for a long time while wearing skinny jeans can damage muscles and nerves in the legs, according to a new case study published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and …

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Social Anxiety? Fermented Foods May Help

[ad_1] Social Anxiety? Fermented Foods May Help By Megan BrooksMedscape Medical News June 18, 2015 — A diet rich in fermented foods and drinks likely to contain probiotics may help curb social anxiety in young adults, new research suggests. The study points to a promising link. It doesn’t prove …

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Get the Scoop on Type 1 Diabetes

[ad_1] Type 1 Diabetes: Are You as Smart as a 2nd Grader? By Suzanne VerityWebMD Feature WebMD Archive All you really need to know about type 1 diabetes Eric Hamblin likely learned in kindergarten. This 8-year-old was diagnosed at 18 months of age, and he already has …

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