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Disease Severity in One Eye May Predict Progression in the Other

Study focuses on macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in older Americans.

10/23/2014

Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later

Girls' risk of being overweight may be more than tripled, study finds.

10/23/2014

Beware Claims That Activated Charcoal Can Cure Gut Troubles

Doctors say one man developed colitis after detox treatment, though cause is unclear.

10/23/2014

'Exposure Therapy' May Relieve Prolonged Grief Disorder

Reliving the death of a loved one can help survivors, researchers say.

10/23/2014

Experts Predict 'Catastrophic' Ebola Epidemic in West Africa If Aid Delayed

Yale team foresees 90,000 deaths in one Liberian county alone by Dec. 15.

10/23/2014

Airborne Transmission of Ebola Highly Unlikely, Experts Say

No threat foreseen from public sniffles, coughs.

10/23/2014

Gene Scan Helps Diagnose Mystery Disorders in Children

Using DNA from parents and child, test hones in on disease-causing mutations.

10/23/2014

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