S. Korea reports new MERS case after four days of hiatus

South Korea on Thursday reported a new case of the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus, after four days in which no cases were spotted. It brought to 183 the total number of people diagnosed with MERS in the largest outbreak outside Saudi...

Fears 11,000 Australian dental patients exposed to HIV

Up to 11,000 Australian dental patients were urged to see their doctors Thursday over fears they may have been exposed to HIV and hepatitis due to hygiene breaches at clinics in Sydney. New South Wales Health said 12 dentists from four surgeries were accused of poor...

Study sheds new light on how the brain forms memories

In the first study of its kind, UCLA and United Kingdom researchers found that neurons in a specific brain region play a key role in rapidly forming memories about every day events, a finding that may result in a better understanding of memory loss and new methods to...

Lymphoma, non-Hodgkin

Lymphoma, non-Hodgkin: Malignant tumors that arise in the lymphatic system. There are several subtypes of cancer classified as non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. All originate in and spread via the lymphatic system. Symptoms depend on the location of the tumor, but can...