Iulie 24, 2014
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  • Respect and dignity essential for those infected with HIV: survivor and activist - ABC Online

    An AIDS survivor and activist says wiping out HIV will be easier than eliminating the stigma of living with the disease in the Pacific. Benjamin Christopher is chairman of the Fiji Network of People Living with HIV and says the situation is particularly hard for ...

  • Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped - Philly.com

    (HealthDay News) -- A powerful drug combo may not be as effective against cystic fibrosis as previously thought. New lab-based research on human cells suggests that one of the medications might stop the other from working properly. However, this study's ...

  • What Mexican-American children think about being overweight - VOXXI

    Despite the fact that Mexican-American children are more likely to be obese, they do not seem themselves in that ligh. (Shutterstock photo). The Office of Minority Health indicates Mexican-American children are 1.6 times are likely to be obese compared to ...

  • Blood thinning drug safety concerns exposed - Medical News Today

    Concerns about a leading blood thinning drug - and the regulatory decisions leading to its approval - have been raised in a new investigation by the BMJ. doctors desk featuring pills and handwritten notes. An internal review of the RE-LY data showed that ...

  • Childhood Bereavement Linked to Higher Adulthood Mortality - Medscape

    Parental death in childhood or adolescence is associated with increased all-cause mortality into early adulthood, which may reflect genetic and other factors, according to a Scandinavian cohort study published online July 22 in PLoS Medicine. "Bereavement ...

  • Big Mouth: Surgeons Remove 232 Teeth from Teen in India - NBCNews.com

    Surgeons in Mumbai have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager in what they believe may be a world-record operation, the hospital said. Ashik Gavai, 17, sought medical help for a swelling on the right side of his lower jaw and the case was ...

  • Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus - Fox News

    The head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, the government said. The 39-year-old Sheik Umar Khan, hailed as a "national hero" by the health ministry, was leading the fight to control an outbreak that ...