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Scientists withdraw report on simpler stem cells NEW YORK (AP) U.S. and Japanese scientists who reported that they'd found a startlingly simple way to make stem cells withdrew that claim Wednesday, admitting to "extensive" errors in the research.
Yahoo! News | Jul 2, 2014 8:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Daily prophylactic oral tenofovir protects against herpes simplex virus 2 Daily oral preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with a tenofovir-based regimen protects against herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) acquisition, according to an article being published in Annals of Internal...
Medical News Today | Jul 2, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Initial treatment with efavirenz-containing antiretroviral regimen doubles risk for suicidal behaviors Initial treatment for HIV infection with an efavirenz-containing antiretroviral regimen doubles a patient's risk for suicidal thoughts, attempts, or completion, according to an article being...
Medical News Today | Jul 2, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Early-stage cancer up to 4 times more likely to go untreated in HIV-positive people HIV-infected people diagnosed with cancer are two to four times more likely to go untreated for their cancer compared to uninfected cancer patients, according to a new, large retrospective study from...
Medical News Today | Jul 2, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hope for new ways to treat antibiotic-resistant TB Scientists in the United States and India have successfully modified the precursor to one of the drugs used to treat tuberculosis, an important first step toward new drugs that can transcend...
Medical News Today | Jul 1, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Among non-injecting drug users in New York, herpes virus infection drives HIV infection HIV and its transmission has long been associated with injecting drug use, where hypodermic syringes are used to administer illicit drugs.
Medical News Today | Jul 1, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lowering toxicity of new HIV drugs predicted to improve life expectancy While bringing new drugs to market is important for increasing life expectancy in younger people with HIV, lowering the toxicity of those drugs may have an even greater health impact on all HIV...
Medical News Today | Jun 27, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Preparing to meet the complex medical and social needs of aging HIV and AIDS patients As the first people with HIV grow old, a new study from St. Michael's Hospital questions whether the health care system and other government policies are prepared to meet their complex medical and...
Medical News Today | Jun 27, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study finds high CD4 cell counts associated with a reduced risk of ischemic stroke for those with HIV A 15-year study found that HIV-positive individuals had a 40 percent increased risk of ischemic stroke, however stroke rates were nearly the same for HIV-positive individuals with high CD4 cell...
Medical News Today | Jun 26, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What is discouraging HIV testing among at-risk populations? In line with National HIV Testing Day on Friday, June 27th, we look at the signs and symptoms of the virus and discuss why many people are discouraged from being tested for HIV.
Medical News Today | Jun 25, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend