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Mediterranean-style diet linked to lower risk of dementia...
CBS News | 2017-07-18 18:57 UTC
Even people who only halfheartedly adhere to the MIND diet have a reduced risk of brain decline, new research suggests
By rjx32 on 2017-07-18 19:39 UTC
Chemotherapy may spread cancer and trigger more aggressive tumours, warn scientists...
The Telegraph | 2017-07-05 18:00 UTC
Chemotherapy could allow cancer to spread, and trigger more aggressive tumours, a new study suggests.
By aphrodite on 2017-07-06 02:47 UTC
The truth about vegetable crisps has been revealed...
Digital Spy | 2017-07-05 15:40 UTC
More fat than Krispy Kremes.
By rjx32 on 2017-07-05 17:01 UTC
How long can humans live?...
usatoday.com | 2017-06-29 04:08 UTC
A duo of researchers say there may be no limit to human existence.
By rogerw on 2017-06-29 04:08 UTC
Two new cases of human plague in New Mexico...
CBS News | 2017-06-28 18:58 UTC
Two women were hospitalized with the life-threatening infection; here's how it spreads
By rogerw on 2017-06-29 04:05 UTC
AIDS 2016: Starting treatment on the day of HIV diagnosis improves retention and viral suppression, Haiti study shows...
AVERT | 2017-06-27 16:00 UTC
Interventions to improve linkage to care and retention in treatment which speed up the start of treatment or provide intensive support to people before starting treatment produce better retention in care than standard practices, researchers reported at the 21st International AIDS Conference (AIDS
By AVERT on 2017-06-27 16:00 UTC
Hepatitis C, HIV and tuberculosis cause greatest harm for drug users globally...
avert.org | 2017-06-27 15:41 UTC
The UNODC highlights disease burden, increased opioid abuse and a lack of treatment access in their global state of drug use report.
By AVERT on 2017-06-27 15:41 UTC
PrEP now included on the WHO Essential Medicines List...
avert.org | 2017-06-22 16:24 UTC
Key HIV drugs added to the list of medicines critical to public health, including tenofovir for HIV prevention, and dolutegravir.
By AVERT on 2017-06-22 16:24 UTC
Single-Dose Radiation Found Effective for Prostate Cancer...
ExtremeTech | 2017-06-22 15:12 UTC
The excellent results are in from a two-year study from Europe concerning single-dose iridium therapy for prostate cancer. The post Single-Dose Radiation Found Effective for Prostate Cancer appeared first on ExtremeTech.
By ceres on 2017-06-22 15:52 UTC
Getting children on HIV treatment – the failure of the Global Plan...
avert.org | 2017-06-21 11:36 UTC
Ending paediatric AIDS is now within our reach thanks to the mass scale-up of prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) services. However, the treatment needs for children already living with HIV must to be urgently addressed.
By AVERT on 2017-06-21 11:36 UTC
Increase in ciguatera fish poisoning cases in Europe...
Phys.org | 2017-06-16 14:12 UTC
The substance ciguatoxin is only found in fish from tropical and subtropical seas. For some years now, cases of ciguatera have been reported with increasing frequency in Europe, in particular on the Spanish and Portuguese islands in the Atlantic but also
By ceres on 2017-06-16 17:05 UTC
African nations, private donors and high-income countries rally together to raise $US 13 billion for the Global Fund...
AVERT | 2017-06-16 15:45 UTC
Nearly US$ 13 billion has been pledged to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, to accelerate the response to end these diseases over the next three years.

By AVERT on 2017-06-16 15:45 UTC
10% of children living with HIV don’t develop AIDS because immune system ignores HIV ...
avert.org | 2017-06-16 15:41 UTC
The natural ability of some children's immune systems to hold off attacking HIV, thus stopping diseases progression, may provide clues for future treatment.
By AVERT on 2017-06-16 15:41 UTC
One in three people with HIV start treatment late in low- and middle-income countries...
avert.org | 2017-06-16 15:32 UTC
World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines call for all people newly diagnosed to start treatment straight away but worrying numbers of people in high-burden countries still test and present late to care.
By AVERT on 2017-06-16 15:32 UTC
Pre-treatment drug resistance as high as 17% with no impact on viral load suppression...
avert.org | 2017-06-15 13:53 UTC
Surprising research from Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) shows drug resistance does not impact test-and-treat roll-out in South Africa at least in the short term.
By AVERT on 2017-06-15 13:53 UTC
Experimental PrEP drug injected once every two months to begin global trial...
avert.org | 2017-06-15 13:52 UTC
Adherence challenges with pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) could be overcome if experimental long-acting HIV drug is found to be effective and acceptable.
By AVERT on 2017-06-15 13:52 UTC
HIV drug resistance: a new threat for low- and middle-income countries...
avert.org | 2017-06-15 13:51 UTC
With 17 million people now accessing antiretroviral treatment worldwide, HIV drug resistance has the potential to unravel progress towards the Fast-Track target of ending AIDS by 2030.
By AVERT on 2017-06-15 13:51 UTC
Interventions to keep people in HIV care more cost-effective than a ‘treat all’ approach...
AVERT | 2017-06-14 11:18 UTC
Treatment scale-up has had major public health benefits. But where resources are scarce, interventions to keep people in care could be more cost-effective than moving to treat everybody living with HIV after diagnosis.
By AVERT on 2017-06-14 11:18 UTC
11 things to expect from an HIV home-test...
AVERT | 2017-06-14 11:15 UTC
HIV home-testing kits are available in a growing number of countries. They offer you the convenience of taking an HIV test in your own time and in the privacy of your own home – but are they for everyone?
By AVERT on 2017-06-14 11:15 UTC
People living with HIV have increased risk of neurocognitive impairment when they grow older...
avert.org | 2017-06-14 11:08 UTC
In the era of highly active antiretroviral treatment, HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) still affect people living with HIV as they get older
By AVERT on 2017-06-14 11:08 UTC

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