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Live Science - Health

New coronavirus from China: Everything you need to know - By - Yasemin Saplakoglu, Jeanna Bryner - Here's everything you need to know about the new coronavirus from China, including how lethal it is, how you can catch it and what is being done to prevent widespread infections.

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Second person in US hospitalized with new coronavirus. Here's what doctors know. -- Yasemin Saplakoglu -- The woman, a 60-year-old Chicago resident, had recently traveled to Wuhan and arrived back on Jan. 13.

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Neuroblastoma: Causes, symptoms & treatment -- Cari Nierenberg -- Neuroblastoma is a rare form of childhood cancer that occurs when early forms of nerve cells don't develop correctly.

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Bacteria hiding in indoor dust could spread antibiotic resistance -- Nicoletta Lanese -- Antibiotic-resistant bacteria may be able to pass their genes on to others.

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What is collagen? -- Rachel Ross -- Your body might fall apart were it not for collagen. Good thing a healthy body naturally produces all the collagen it needs.

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Google just created the most detailed image of a brain yet -- Yasemin Saplakoglu -- The map contains thousands of brain cells and millions of connections found inside the brain of a fruit fly.

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New coronavirus may have 'jumped' to humans from snakes, study finds -- Rachael Rettner -- The study concluded that snakes are "the most probable wildlife animal reservoir" for the new coronavirus.

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Only one lab in China can safely handle the new coronavirus -- Nicoletta Lanese -- As an escalating viral outbreak unfolds in China, only one lab in the country meets the required biosafety standards needed to study the new disease.

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Death toll from new coronavirus spikes in just a day -- Rachael Rettner -- The case count and death toll from a new coronavirus in China continue to climb.

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What is the amygdala? -- Nicole Haloupek -- The amygdala is often referred to as the "fear center" of the brain - but this name hardly does justice to the amygdala's complexity.

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1st case of new SARS-like virus in US -- Rachael Rettner -- The new SARS-like virus that's causing an outbreak in China has now arrived in the United States.

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How surgery in infancy led to a woman's stone 60 years later -- Laura Geggel -- An unused piece of intestine cooked up some trouble for this woman.

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Alopecia: Causes, symptoms & treatments for hair loss and balding -- Laura Geggel -- Hair loss is typically considered the domain of aging men, but this equal-opportunity condition - which has many causes - can affect virtually anyone.

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Here's What Scientists Know About 'Screen Time' and Your Health - By - Byron Reeves, Nilam Ram, Thomas N. Robinson - Conclusions about the effects of digital media, or "screen time," are often incomplete, irrelevant or wrong, scientists say.

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Could Scientists 'Hack' the Zika Virus to Kill Brain Cancer? -- Nicoletta Lanese -- Could Zika be used as a cancer treatment?

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Why Teen Depression Rates Are Rising So Fast for Girls -- Jean Twenge -- We're in the middle of a teen mental health crisis - and girls are at its epicenter.

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Can You 'Catch' Cancer or Obesity from Other People? -- Nicoletta Lanese -- Noncommunicable diseases cannot pass between people - or can they?

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US Officials Will Screen Travelers from China for New Virus -- Rachael Rettner -- As an outbreak of a new virus in China spreads, U.S. officials will start screening passengers arriving at select U.S. airports.

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The Surprising Condition That Causes 1 in 5 Deaths -- Rachael Rettner -- About 20% of deaths worldwide are due to a condition that we don't hear much about: Sepsis.

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Ancient never-before-seen viruses discovered locked up in Tibetan glacier

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Doomsday Clock is now 100 seconds from midnight

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'Ghost' population of humans discovered in ancient Africa

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Princely tomb of Iron Age mystery man discovered in Italy. And there's a chariot inside.

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Scientists uncover new mode of evolution

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