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Top Health Headlines (foxnews.com)
|Mysterious new MERS virus spreads easily, deadlier than SARS|
A mysterious new respiratory virus that originated in the Middle East spreads easily between people and appears more deadly than SARS, doctors reported Wednesday after investigating the biggest outbreak in Saudi Arabia.
|Dr. Manny: James Gandolfini and "The Sopranos" taught me it's OK to just be 'human'|
We lost one of the greats when actor James Gandolfini, died of a possible heart attack in Italy at the age of 51 on Wednesday. I think he'll be remembered for eternity, and generation after generation will be impacted by his interpretation of a complex character with many flaws, but who certainly taught us all it was okay to just be human
|Bacterial 'bling': Adding silver to antibiotics boosts their effectiveness|
With the recent rise of deadly drug-resistant bacteria in the United States, once potent antibiotics are losing their luster as they increasingly becoming powerless in the fight against these dangerous infections. But new research suggests that an extra ingredient could help boost antibiotics’ overall effectiveness.
|Immune to cancer: Naked mole rats reveal their secret|
Apart from their hairless appearance, naked mole rats are known for several distinguishing characteristics: They have an unusually long life span for a rodent, and they seem to be protected from developing cancer.
|HPV vaccine reducing infection rates in teen girls, study shows|
Public health officials appear to be gaining significant ground in their battle against human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually-transmitted disease in the U.S.