October 21, 2014
TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) - The freelance cameraman who was diagnosed with Ebola while working for NBC News in Liberia has cleared the virus from his system and can leave the special isolation unit at Nebraska Medical Center where he had been treated for the past two weeks, the hospital said Tuesday.
TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A crucial part of conventional in vitro fertilization (IVF) -- the incubation of embryos in a laboratory dish -- can instead take place in a device inside the vagina, new research suggests.
TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Despite potential health benefits, chia seeds may pose a risk if they are not consumed properly, according to new research.
TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Measures taken by Firestone officials at the company's rubber tree plantation in Ebola-ravaged Liberia may have limited the spread of the disease there and could prove effective elsewhere, researchers report.
TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A pair of promising Ebola vaccines could be deployed against the outbreak ravaging three West African nations by January, experts say.
TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Binge drinking among young adult men may lead to increased blood pressure, according to a new study.
TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two sisters in high school have developed ways to measure lung and heart damage.
TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new study finds no link between vaccines and increased risk of multiple sclerosis or similar nervous system diseases.
TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Black women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) are only about half as likely as white women to become pregnant using the popular assisted reproduction technique, new research indicates, and the racial disparity persists even when donor eggs are used.
TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Infants who quickly add weight and length may be showing a genetic propensity for obesity as toddlers, a new study suggests.
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nonsmokers who live with smokers are exposed to triple the World Health Organization's recommended safe levels of harmful air particles, a new study warns.
TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Headlines remain riveted on the three Ebola cases in Dallas. But, mental health specialists say overblown fear is a much bigger health threat to Americans.
TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- About one-fifth of Hispanic women have a genetic variation that offers significant protection against breast cancer risk, according to a new study.
TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children of mothers exposed to high levels of traffic air pollution during pregnancy may be at increased risk for lung damage, according to a new study.
(HealthDay News) -- Young trick-or-treaters typically are overloaded with candy, but you don't have to jump on the candy bandwagon.
(HealthDay News) -- Snacking may be the first thing on a child's mind after school. But young ones should also take steps to prevent getting sick.



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