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May 24, 2016 10:29 AM ET // AFP
About one in five men over age 80 lose the Y chromosome, and the condition has now been linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s.
May 17, 2016 04:43 AM ET
The good news is that the vast majority of us wash our hands after using public restrooms. The bad news is we're not spending enough time scrubbing.
May 12, 2016 05:18 AM ET
Summer's on the way, and if you're an avid swimmer there may be danger lurking in the water. And we're not talking about sharks.
May 2, 2016 08:46 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Close living spaces in college dorms may make people particularly susceptible to the virus, even if they've been vaccinated.
Apr 20, 2016 09:24 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
So far, the bacteria, which first appeared in Wisconsin, has been linked with 20 deaths.
Apr 14, 2016 06:50 AM ET // Sara G. Miller, LiveScience
The CDC concluded that if a woman is infected with Zika during pregnancy, the result can be microcephaly and other congenital problems in their babies.
Apr 13, 2016 11:30 AM ET // Nick Grimm, ABC Science Online
Thirteen individuals with disease-resistant genes could hold the answer to beating a range of illnesses.
Apr 12, 2016 12:06 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Similar to how migrating Europeans spread disease to Native Americans, it appears that humans from Africa spread disease to Native Europeans and Asians.
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