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An experimental strategy called pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, may lower the risk of catching HIV in sexual active people who do not use protection.
EXTON, Pa., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated today announced it has completed its acquisition of Lev Pharmaceuticals (BULLETIN BOARD: LEVP) following the approval earlier today of the transaction by Lev stockholders.
Grandma, 92, to be matron of honor SAGINAW TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Many brides-to-be pick best friends to serve as their maids or matrons of honor. That's the case for Erica Schultz. But the Saginaw Township woman's best buddy isn't a high school or college pal. It's her 92-year-old grandmother.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Timothy Mastro, MD, FACP, DTM&H, who joins Family Health International (FHI) on August 1st as Senior Director of Research, will share information on promising research into pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention at the International AIDS Conference in Mexico City.
As a service to you and your patients, Westside Medical Associates of Los Angeles would like to provide you with the most recent American Heart Association guidelines for antibiotic prophylaxis for the prevention of endocarditis published on May 7, 2007.
Findings from a new study suggest that just 15 percent of adolescents who have been sexually assaulted and started anti-HIV postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) actually complete the recommended 28-day course of treatment.
Combining an anthrax vaccine with a short course of antibiotics completely protected monkeys who inhaled spores of the often-deadly bacteria, offering perhaps a more realistic way to protect people in case of a biological attack, researchers said on Monday.
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By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A stable extract of the popular herbal remedy feverfew, called MIG-99, appears to be particularly effective in preventing migraine, German researchers report in the current issue of Cephalagia.
Giving infants preventive treatment for malaria can reduce malaria and anaemia even in seasonal, high transmission areas such as Ghana, finds a study in this week's BMJ.
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