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Could Coffee Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis?

February 27, 2015 – 9:00 AM |
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By Amy Norton, HealthDay
(HealthDay News) — People who down several cups of coffee every day may have a decreased risk of developing multiple sclerosis, a new study …

Epilepsy Surgery Gets High Marks From Patients

February 26, 2015 – 10:11 PM |
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THURSDAY, Feb. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — More than nine in 10 epilepsy patients who had brain surgery to try to control their seizures are …

U.S. Ebola Survivor Dr. Craig Spencer Gives His Side of the Story

February 26, 2015 – 3:51 PM |
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THURSDAY, Feb. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Many U.S. politicians and media outlets hyped the threat of U.S. cases of Ebola last year, according to …

Three Amputees Regain Function With ‘Bionic’ Hands

February 24, 2015 – 9:32 PM |
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(HealthDay News) — In what scientists say is a first, a robotic hand controlled by a patient’s own muscle and nerves appears to have restored …

Watch-and-Wait Strategy May Be Riskier for Prostate Cancer

February 24, 2015 – 8:29 AM |
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(HealthDay News) — Choosing active surveillance over treatment for prostate cancer may decrease the odds of survival in men with intermediate-risk cancer, a new study …

Chikungunya Virus Infection Can Mimic Rheumatoid Arthritis

February 23, 2015 – 5:23 PM |
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MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The mosquito-borne chikungunya virus causes joint pain and swelling similar to rheumatoid arthritis, which can make diagnosis difficult, …