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E. coli outbreak in Europe is super-toxic strain 2011-06-03

Scientists on Thursday blamed Europe's worst recorded food-poisoning outbreak on a super-toxic strain of E. coli bacteria that might be brand new. But while suspicion has fallen on rawtomatoes, cucumbers and lettuce.…

2 mln teens live with HIV: report 2011-06-02

An estimated 2 million adolescents ages 10 to 19 are living with HIV, with 86 percent of them from sub-Saharan Africa, according to a global report on HIV prevention launched in Johannesburg on Wednesday.…

Coffee Linked to Lethal Prostate Cancer 2011-06-02

Coffee Consumption Linked to a Decreased Risk of Lethal Prostate Cancer Men who regularly drink coffee appear to have a lower risk of developing lethal prostate cancer (PCa), accordingto a study published online in the Journal.…

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria make patients sicker 2011-06-01

Dr. Stuart Levy, a physician at Tufts University, tested the bacteria that live in the intestines of farmers and farm communities. But, just like bacteria that cause disease, these bacteria can become resistant to antibiotics. …

Sunshine Vitamin Improves Sperm Quality in Men 2011-06-01

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen tested the quality of sperm from 340 men and found that almost half had an insufficient amount - linked to lack of exposure to natural sunlight or time in a solarium.…

Studies Link Quality Of Sleep To Erectile Dysfunction 2011-05-31

Studies Link Quality Of Sleep To Erectile Dysfunction, Other Urologic Conditions Two studiesthat link the quality of sleep to the occurrence of erectile dysfunction (ED) and other urologic conditions were presented to reporters.…

Bacteria In Atmosphere May Play Key Role In Hail, Rain, Snow 2011-05-30

After finding high concentrations of bacteria inside hailstones, researchers suggest there is mounting evidence that atmospheric microorganisms play a key role in how water molecules aggregate in hail, rain, snow and other weather events. …