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Apr 8, 2014 04:07 PM ET
Scientists have made huge leaps in the medical field when it comes to extending the lives of individuals with down syndrome. Now, researchers might be even closer to finding a cure for this genetic disorder, and Trace is here to tell you how!
To combat the spread of Ebola, officials have taken the unusual step of banning the consumption of bat soup, grilled bat and other local delicacies.
Mar 24, 2014 08:50 AM ET // AFP
The disease is spread by direct contact with blood, feces or sweat, or by sexual contact or unprotected handling of contaminated corpses.
Mar 24, 2014 11:07 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Ebola is one of the deadliest known viruses and there is no known cure. Continue reading →
Mar 21, 2014 11:00 AM ET // AFP
The highly contagious disease shows symptoms that are similar to those caused by Lassa fever, yellow fever and Ebola.
Feb 27, 2014 12:00 PM ET // AFP
The FDA is considering an experimental fertilization technique that could allow the eggs and sperm from three people to create a baby.
Feb 24, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
The California children tested negative for polio, and all had been vaccinated.
Feb 14, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
These deadly organisms can be tough to detect or kill. Still, the risk of infection remains low.
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