The treatment of severe brain injuries has garnered increased attention in the wake of the shooting of Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
Ray Suarez looks at the latest advances in combating AIDS. New research suggests taking an antiretroviral while healthy could greatly reduce the risk of contracting HIV.
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Margaret Warner reports on how a new test designed to detect signs of Alzheimer's disease can change the scope of treatments sooner for patients.
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In Mexico City, where schools and businesses were shuttered during the first H1N1 outbreak last spring, the initial fear surrounding the virus has lifted, but health officials warn that young children are being unexpectedly hard hit this flu season.
In this reporter's notebook, senior correspondent Ray Suarez writes about the steps Tanzania has taken to reduce malaria infection, and the promise of new malaria vaccine trials.
Public health officials are expressing cautious optimism that the number of H1N1 flu cases may be leveling off. Ray Suarez reports from Mexico City on the center of the outbreak.
More cases of swine flu were reported in the U.S. and abroad and officials took new steps to contain the spread of the illness. Health experts assess the latest news and explain what the public needs to know.
President Obama urged calm in the face of the widening swine flu outbreak, as dozens of cases of swine flu were reported in the United States. Dr. Anne Schuchat of the Centers for Disease Control outlines the government's measures to…
Recent studies show that screenings for prostate cancer may not reduce death rates and may also lead to unnecessary treatment. A medical researcher discusses the latest findings.
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