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disease

Want to get fit? You’re never too old

The body can adapt to a new exercise regimen at just about any age.

Measles—an emerging travel trouble

Low vaccination levels have led to the disease reemerging worldwide—a significant concern for those who travel abroad.

Genetic engineering—the bloodsucker’s doom

Scientists have devised a bacteria that can interfere with mosquito reproduction, which may help cut down on the insect's population.

Young adults see rise in colon cancer

The sizable jump in cases among age 50 and younger is a worldwide trend arising partly from poor diet.

Difficulties in daily living activities?

It may be rheumatoid arthritis. The symptoms of this condition often precede an actual diagnosis by several years.

CDC: Hepatitis A infections soaring

Drug abuse and homelessness create conditions that led to a jump in cases.

Gone fishing

Antibiotic researchers are diving into the deep blue as they search for a new weapon against drug-resistant superbugs: fish mucus.

Relapse-fighting MS drug gains FDA approval

The new treatment, Mavenclad, is recommended for patients who have seen less success with other MS medications.

Allergic to red meat? Blame a tick

Scientists continue to uncover the biomechanics of tick bites—and their findings suggest these little monsters pose even more trouble than once thought.

The science of shape

Researchers are quickly demystifying the genetic characteristics that factor into body shape and weight-related disease development.

Growing menace: Asian longhorned tick

The invasive species has already made itself known in more than nine states.

Adding pennies per drink may counter alcohol’s toll

Study explores five cost-effective strategies for reducing alcohol-related deaths.

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