Health News Archive - July 27, 2012
Adults with HIV in rural sub-Saharan Africa who receive antiretroviral drugs early in their infection may reap benefits in their ability to work and their children's ability to stay in school.
Ethiopian runner Abebe Bikila made history when he earned a gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.
Researchers from Penn State recently found that, while text messaging allows tweens to send notes to family and friends in a quick and efficient manner, it may lead to a decline in their language and grammar skills.
A kidney transplant is the best treatment for kidney failure, which afflicts 2 million people worldwide.
Study results released today by the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) show additional benefits of early antiretroviral therapy (ART) in HIV clinical outcomes.
Researchers from the University of Kentucky have designed and discovered a series of highly efficient enzymes that effectively metabolize cocaine.
New studies have been conducted on treatments that could lead to long-term weight loss. Researchers believe that the drug could help in losing weight and keeping weight off for longer periods of time.
A compelling new genetic study tracing the origins of immature egg cells, or 'oocytes', from the embryonic period throughout adulthood adds new information to a growing controversy.
Group yoga can improve balance in stroke survivors who no longer receive rehabilitative care.
Shift work is associated with an increased risk of major vascular problems, such as heart attacks and strokes.
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