National Institutes Of Health
There’s no skunky bar odor amid the beer taps. Instead of booze, colored water fills the bottles. The real alcohol is locked away but still close enough for the extra temptation of smell — and to test the safety of a new drug designed to help heavy drinkers say “when” sooner than usual.
Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government’s annual drug use survey finds.
The abnormality affects the hippocampus, the part of the brain closely linked to breathing, heart rate and body temperature.
A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men’s chances of being homosexual, but the results aren’t strong enough to prove it.
Dr. Martin Salia tested positive for the virus in Sierra Leone. He will be flown to Omaha for treatment at the Nebraska Medical Center.
A top U.S. health official says long-anticipated clinical trials of a possible Ebola vaccine will start soon in West Africa, as the global response to the outbreak took on added urgency with new cases in Mali and reports that the death toll has surpassed 5,000.
An Omaha hospital says an American video journalist is free of Ebola and will be released soon.
Nina Pham is being treated at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda; she contracted the virus while treating the first American infection at a hospital in Dallas.
The first Dallas nurse to have contracted Ebola after treating an infected Liberian man was transferred late Thursday from a Dallas hospital to a specialized medical facility in Maryland.
An American doctor exposed to the Ebola virus after a needle stick in Sierra Leone has been released from isolation and sent home.