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For my fourth-grade science fair project, I tested different soaps to see which ones were the most effective at keeping my hands clean. Now, nearly 20..
Brazil has an extremely high rate of mortality from sepsis in intensive care units (ICUs), surpassing even mortality due to stroke and heart attack in..
ATLANTA -- Lactic acid bacteria, commonly used as probiotics to improve digestive health, can offer protection against different subtypes of influenza..
  MARIN COUNTY (KRON) — Every year around this time, health experts encourage people to get a flu shot, but there are troubling signs that this year’s..
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers circled up in their locker room last Sunday moments before taking the field at Houston and Jimmy Ga..
When Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr was sidelined with back pain during last spring’s NBA playoffs, he got a call from Peter Guber, one of the..
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A new study sheds light on how the mosquito-borne Zika virus causes a rare neurological condition, and the findings could have imp..
We’ve all seen him: The man who strides boldly into high-stakes negotiations, risks serious injury to win a pickup basketball game and fearlessly conf..
Men who have never engaged in-----intercourse are still at risk for acquiring HPV, according to a study published recently in the Journal of Infectiou..
In the wild, chimpanzees face any number of dire threats, ranging from poachers to predators to deforestation. That's why scientists, investigating an..
Pharmaceutical research and development (R&D) is one of the best examples of human ingenuity. It attracts vast amounts of funding, employs brilliant m..
Triatomine also known as 'Kissing bug' is a bloodsucking insect endemic to Latin America that spreads Chagas disease by allowing the parasite to move ..
CHICAGO/LONDON (Reuters) - When French drugmaker Sanofi published the results of clinical trials of children given its dengue vaccine two years ago, t..
It’s only a few more days before Star Wars: The Last Jedi is released in the United States. We couldn’t possibly be more excited. London, however, alr..
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bruce Brown, whose 1966 surfing documentary "The Endless Summer" molded the image of the surfer as a seeker of adventure and fulfil..
Looks like James Corden’s Christmas Carpool Karaoke might become a “Late Late Show” tradition.  Alas, seeing Harry Styles plant a kiss on Corden this ..
Yet, doctors and women alike have long noticed that men tend to bemoan those symptoms more than women. The phenomenon even has a name: the "man flu." ..
We’ve all seen him: The man who strides boldly into high-stakes negotiations, risks serious injury to win a pickup basketball game and fearlessly conf..
Each year there are more than three million cases of cholera worldwide, a disease transmitted through contaminated food and water that hits developing..
WHAT: Combining a 16-week initial course of the medication omalizumab with oral immunotherapy (OIT) greatly improves the efficacy of OIT for children ..
Single-Dose Vaccine Could Provide Faster Protection in Cholera Epidemics Each year there are more than three million cases of cholera worldwide, a dis..
A survey of patients admitted to Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has found that patients reporting greater levels of satisfaction with their care..
An alternative animal model that mimics key features of the Zika virus infection, including its lingering presence in bodily fluids, has been develope..
Although the insidious bacterium Salmonella typhi has been around for centuries, very little is actually known about its molecular mechanisms. A new s..
A survey of patients admitted to Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has found that patients reporting greater levels of satisfaction with their care..
This year's flu season is off to a quick start and so far it seems to be dominated by a nasty bug. Health officials say the flu vaccine seems well mat..
Brenda Fitzgerald, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has pledged to avoid government business that might affect her financia..
Scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Sema4, and collaborating institutions New York University and the University of Florida t..
The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. Biology is becoming increa..
X-ray Stars “In the five years since Scorpius X-I was discovered a total of about 30 X-ray stars, or at least sources of X radiation, have been detect..
Orientation of integrins at the leading edge of a migrating Jurkat T cell, analyzed using a fluorescence polarized light microscope (instantaneous Flu..
This year's flu vaccine may not be as effective at protecting people against one of the most common, nasty strains of the flu. But that doesn't mean y..
This week, I nearly lost my mind when Charli XCX suddenly announced another mixtape this year to ruin all of your year-end lists. "Out Of My Head" is ..
MANILA (Reuters) - As she announced in January 2016 that the Philippines would immunize one million children with a new dengue vaccine, the nation’s t..
There was too much to listen to in 2017—not just albums, of which there were once again thousands, a barrage of releases from major-label veterans and..
In a year as full of outstanding music as 2017, best-of voting can be a difficult task, and the wide variety of nominees across this year’s ballots re..
New tests to detect early Lyme disease - which is increasing beyond the summer months -could replace existing tests that often do not clearly identify..
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The early end to rookie Kevin King's season in Green Bay opened a path for Demetri Goodson to return to the secondary following..
The most common type of flu being seen in the United States is influenza A H3N2, the same severe strain that dominated last flu season. And in Austral..
Andy Paley has co-written the most popular song in the history of SpongeBob SquarePants. That distinction might sound dubious, but to the franchise's ..
Clearing a major hurdle in the field of microbiome research, Harvard Medical School scientists have designed and successfully used a method to tease o..
Looking for a common thread for the best rap songs of 2017, it almost seems more daunting than it really is. There is tremendous diversity there, so m..
For too long, James Rodriguez didn’t have much to smile about. Things weren’t going well for him at Real Madrid, and his form suffered for a long time..
(Newser) – If you haven't gone for a flu shot yet, you may want to hurry—the season of sickness is already upon us. The CDC's weekly flu tracker notes..
Editor’s note: The point of more extensive genre lists is to help give shine to albums that wouldn’t make it into the overall best albums list. So, de..
Hosting a party can seriously drain your energy and budget, but it doesn’t have to. Why should guests have all the fun? Just in time for holiday hosti..
Steven Spielberg‘s latest film, The Post, once again proves that the acclaimed filmmaker hasn’t lost his touch. In less than a year, Spielberg has put..
As TechCrunch notes, the feature seems to take on popular teen app "tbh's" lighthearted approach. "Tbh," which Facebook snapped up back in October, en..
ST. LOUIS -- In early results published in The Lancet, researchers report that an investigational Zika vaccine was well-tolerated and stimulated poten..
MINNEAPOLIS - Health officials say we could be in for a rough flu season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting more than 7,000 ..