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Stanford chemists synthesize compound that flushes out latent HIV

27 JUL 2012

A new collection of compounds, called “bryologs” – derived from a tiny marine organism – activate hidden reservoirs of the virus that currently make the disease nearly impossible to eradicate. 806 more words

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Police: Montgomery County Man Still Missing Despite Several Possible Sightings

LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — A Montgomery County man has been missing for more than a week despite multiple reported sightings across the region, police say. 220 more words


HPV improves survival for African-Americans with throat cancer

29 JUL 2012

DETROIT – Even though the human papillomavirus (HPV) is a risk factor for certain head and neck cancers, its presence could make all the difference in terms of survival, especially for African Americans with throat cancer, say Henry Ford Hospital researchers. 536 more words

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Exposure to Toxins Makes Great Granddaughters More Susceptible to Stress

Vinclozolin is a fungicide commonly used by farmers to treat fruits and vegetables

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Pyramid of sleeping rat pups. Photo: Andrea Gore. 697 more words

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Ebola vaccine testing to begin next week in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus.

The National Institutes of Health announced Thursday that it is launching the safety trial on a vaccine developed by the agency’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and GlaxoSmithKline. 591 more words


Personal Observations on the Changing Scene In American Medicine: 1955 to 2010

                 Clifton K. Meador, M.D.

When I entered private practice in 1962 (after graduating from medical school in 1955, completing a medical residency, serving  two years in the Army Medical Corps, and completing a… 2,681 more words

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