Vidyya Medical News Service
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Volume 5 Issue 346 Published - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 12-Dec-2003 Next Update - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 13-Dec-2003
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Combination, order of anti-HIV drugs make a difference in first-time recipients
How anti-HIV drugs are combined and the order in which they are given are important factors to consider when designing treatment strategies for patients new to antiretroviral therapy, says a new study funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the National Institutes of Health.  more

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Ten reasons why many seniors won't like medicare reforms
Once they take a closer look, senior citizens probably will find changes to Medicare signed into law on 8 December are no panacea, says a Saint Louis University professor who has studied healthcare reform for about a dozen years.  more

 


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Use of antivirals by HIV-infected persons reduced their ability to infect partners
The introduction and widespread use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) for HIV-infected persons in San Francisco in the late 1990s reduced their risks of infecting partners by 60 percent, according to a study conducted by researchers from the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) and UCSF. more

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Scientists discover connection between obesity and diabetes
Scientists with the Eleanor Roosevelt Institute at the University of Denver have made a revolutionary discovery that for the first time establishes a biochemical connection between obesity and Type 2 Diabetes. This study was published in this month's Journal of Endocrinology.  more

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A little stress may be good for you
We've often heard that red wine and dark chocolate in moderation can be good for you. Now it appears that a little stress may be beneficial, too. more

 
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