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2013-01-14 23:00:13

The CBCD agrees with DNA Pioneer Dr. Watson. More risks need to be taken in cancer research. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2013 The Center for the Biology of Chronic Disease (CBCD) has learned that DNA pioneer and Nobel Prize winner, James Watson recently published a scathing article against America´s cancer research establishment. His paper was published in the journal, Open Biology and in it, he argued that the $100 million U.S. project to determine the DNA changes that drive...

2012-05-23 20:13:49

The expanded use of antiretrovirals, potent drugs used to treat retroviral infections such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), has been linked to significant decreases in hospital mortality rates among severely ill HIV-positive (HIV+) patients nationwide, primarily due to a decrease in opportunistic infections, according to a new study by researchers at Stanford University. Despite these encouraging data, the study also revealed that in this population, chronic diseases and bloodstream...

2011-12-08 21:28:12

Recommendations published in supplement to the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology A dramatic increase in the incidence of chronic inflammatory diseases such as asthma, allergy, and irritable bowel syndrome, has led to concern about how modern lifestyles may trigger physiological defense mechanisms. Now, in the context of a foresight study under the auspices of the European Science Foundation (ESF), a group of scientists has examined the challenges associated with chronic...

2011-11-20 21:00:00

The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) urges the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to maintain funding for the Prevention and Public Health Fund in order to continue the fight against chronic diseases that today kill 7 out of 10 Americans. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) November 20, 2011 The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) today urged the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to maintain funding for the Prevention and Public Health...


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